To celebrate  both Central Market Austin stores will host a Beer Fest stroll on Thursday, June 18 from 5 – 8 p.m. 

Sip and sample your way through eight tasting stations. Some beer-centric treats will include Bab-Brined Grilled Pork Chops, Boujie Beer Kissed Popcorn and Ginger Beer Gelato.

Guests can register for the North Lamar stroll at  Guests can register for the Westgate store at


Featured Beer Fest Classes:

Beer Pairing Dinner with Jester King Brewery

June 10, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.

Cost: $50.00


Join “Artisan of Ales” Ron Extract from the Jester King Brewery and Central Market’s Jordan Knowles for a tasting of five outstanding brews, paired with delectable dishes. Menu items include: Welcome Taste of Provenance; Roasted Poblano & Corn Chowder with Sourdough Bread with Ambrée; and Summer Greens with Pancetta, Wild Mushrooms & Roasted Gold Beets with Wytchmaker.


Beer Across America: Independence Brewing

June 11, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.

Cost: $60.00

Learn about the history of Independence Brewing from brew masters, Amy and Rob Cartwright while the Central Market staff teaches you how to pair these Texas beers with some classic Texas meals. Some menu items include: Red Bud with Gulf Shrimp & Avocado with Corn Relish; Stash IPA with Beer-braised Short Ribs & Cheese Grits; and Convict Hill with Vanilla Ice Cream.

Beer Pairings With Stone Brewing

June 17, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.

Cost: $50.00


Enjoy the evening with brew master Ken Wright from Stone Brewing as he guides you through the brewing and food pairing process. Some menu items include: Samosas & Spicy Dipping Sauce with Stone 2015; Pork Tacos with Kimchi Aioli & Roasted Shishito Peppers with Stone IPA; and Stir-fried Spicy Beef with Basil with Stone Ruination 2.0 Double IPA.

For full details on Central Market’s Cooking Classes please visit,


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