Arianna Auber

Beer, wine & spirits reporter

Arianna Auber writes in-depth news about beer, cocktails and spirits for Liquid Austin and keeps readers in the know about fun local events with the Planner. She lives in South Austin with her fiancé, two dogs and lots of craft beer.

Latest from Arianna Auber

Memorial weekend fun with Hot Luck Fest, “Dazed and Confused” pool party
 1. Hot Luck Fest 6 p.m. May 24 through 9 p.m. May 27. $15-$195. Various locations. hotluckfest.com. The second annual Hot Luck festival returns to Austin this Memorial Day weekend with a dazzling array of regional and national culinary talent, quirky and engaging food programming and eclectic live music acts ranging from swamp funk to post-hardcore...

Posted: 9 hours ago

1. Hot Luck Fest 6 p.m. May 24 through 9 p.m. May 27. $15-$195. Various locations. hotluckfest.com. The second annual Hot Luck festival returns to Austin this Memorial Day weekend with a dazzling array of regional and national culinary talent, quirky and engaging food programming and eclectic live music acts ranging from swamp funk to post-hardcore...
More events for Thursday, May 24, and beyond
 Theater & dance “All My Sons” at the City Theatre. How far would a man go to protect his family from the past? Arthur Miller’s award-winning stage classic tells the story of patriarch Joe Keller, desperately wanting to secure the financial security of his family and the legacy he spent so many years building. But a bad business...

Posted: 9 hours ago

Theater & dance “All My Sons” at the City Theatre. How far would a man go to protect his family from the past? Arthur Miller’s award-winning stage classic tells the story of patriarch Joe Keller, desperately wanting to secure the financial security of his family and the legacy he spent so many years building. But a bad business...
Want to see Balmorhea State Park restored? So does this Texas distillery, with your help 
 Garrison Brothers Distillery makes one of the best bourbons in Texas, but the Hill Country whiskey maker wants to become known for something else now: philanthropy. Namely, Garrison Brothers has started a nonprofit and is hosting a series of summer pool parties to raise money for Balmorhea State Park in West Texas, which houses a spring-fed...

Posted: 21 hours ago

Garrison Brothers Distillery makes one of the best bourbons in Texas, but the Hill Country whiskey maker wants to become known for something else now: philanthropy. Namely, Garrison Brothers has started a nonprofit and is hosting a series of summer pool parties to raise money for Balmorhea State Park in West Texas, which houses a spring-fed...
Wednesday marks the start of Blues on the Green, plus more events
 1. Blues on the Green with Black Angels, Night Glitter at Zilker Park 8 p.m. May 23. Free. 2100 Barton Springs Road. kgsr.com. With Blues on the Green, summer is officially back. Fresh off an in-the-clubs revival of its revered Levitation Fest, Austin psych-rock heavy-hitters the Black Angels are kicking off radio station KGSR’s massively...

Posted: a day ago

1. Blues on the Green with Black Angels, Night Glitter at Zilker Park 8 p.m. May 23. Free. 2100 Barton Springs Road. kgsr.com. With Blues on the Green, summer is officially back. Fresh off an in-the-clubs revival of its revered Levitation Fest, Austin psych-rock heavy-hitters the Black Angels are kicking off radio station KGSR’s massively...
More Wednesday events include Banger’s Brew Club Series
 Nightlife Banger’s Brew Club Summer Series. Back by popular demand, Banger’s Brew Club returns for three sessions this summer, featuring some of your favorite local breweries making one of their popular beers on stage. The series will kick off with the Zilker Brewing team producing their original award-winning homebrew recipe...

Posted: a day ago

Nightlife Banger’s Brew Club Summer Series. Back by popular demand, Banger’s Brew Club returns for three sessions this summer, featuring some of your favorite local breweries making one of their popular beers on stage. The series will kick off with the Zilker Brewing team producing their original award-winning homebrew recipe...
More events for Tuesday, May 22, and beyond
 Nightlife Legendary Winemaker Meet-and-Greet at Twin Liquors.
            Jean-Michel Cazes, a University of Texas graduate and winemaking veteran of one of the top Bordeaux operations in the world, Château Lynch-Bages, is hosting a meet-and-greet and bottle signing featuring vintages from the ’80s and the three decades since...

Posted: 2 days ago

Nightlife Legendary Winemaker Meet-and-Greet at Twin Liquors. Jean-Michel Cazes, a University of Texas graduate and winemaking veteran of one of the top Bordeaux operations in the world, Château Lynch-Bages, is hosting a meet-and-greet and bottle signing featuring vintages from the ’80s and the three decades since...
Monday events and beyond include Uchiko dinner, Austin Sketch Fest
 Dining Uchiko’s second “KoLab” series dinner. The next collaborative dinner celebrating Hai Hospitality alumni will feature cuisine from East Austin restaurant Juniper, whose chef de cuisine, Amanda Turner, previously worked at Uchi. The evening’s menu will include sushi and pastas created by both restaurants. A suckling...

Posted: 3 days ago

Dining Uchiko’s second “KoLab” series dinner. The next collaborative dinner celebrating Hai Hospitality alumni will feature cuisine from East Austin restaurant Juniper, whose chef de cuisine, Amanda Turner, previously worked at Uchi. The evening’s menu will include sushi and pastas created by both restaurants. A suckling...
Head into Memorial weekend with Blues on the Green, Austin Sketch Fest
 1. Blues on the Green with Black Angels, Night Glitter at Zilker Park 8 p.m. May 23. Free. 2100 Barton Springs Road. kgsr.com. With Blues on the Green, summer is officially back. Fresh off an in-the-clubs revival of its revered Levitation Fest, Austin psych-rock heavy-hitters the Black Angels are kicking off radio station KGSR’s massively...

Posted: 4 days ago

1. Blues on the Green with Black Angels, Night Glitter at Zilker Park 8 p.m. May 23. Free. 2100 Barton Springs Road. kgsr.com. With Blues on the Green, summer is officially back. Fresh off an in-the-clubs revival of its revered Levitation Fest, Austin psych-rock heavy-hitters the Black Angels are kicking off radio station KGSR’s massively...
Why Texas has a ‘world-class’ cocktail scene, according to a celebratory new book
 Texas might not have birthed much more than two classic cocktails in its statehood, but our bartenders today, according to a new book, are among the friendliest, most inventive bar folks you’ll ever meet — making nearly all corners of Texas some of the best places to go for a proper drink. In the newly published “Texas...

Posted: 4 days ago

Texas might not have birthed much more than two classic cocktails in its statehood, but our bartenders today, according to a new book, are among the friendliest, most inventive bar folks you’ll ever meet — making nearly all corners of Texas some of the best places to go for a proper drink. In the newly published “Texas...
Homey wine bar APT 115 opens with daily rotating wine menu in East Austin
 You might feel as though you’ve been transported into your hip old college friend’s chic abode, catching up over a bottle of wine, while hanging out at the new APT 115 bar that has officially opened in East Austin.  That sort of casual vibe — coupled with a wine list that changes daily and features a range...

Posted: 5 days ago

You might feel as though you’ve been transported into your hip old college friend’s chic abode, catching up over a bottle of wine, while hanging out at the new APT 115 bar that has officially opened in East Austin.  That sort of casual vibe — coupled with a wine list that changes daily and features a range...