Jester King Craft Brewery

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are your opening hours? Do you offer tours?
  • Is it OK to bring food/drinks?
  • What forms of payment do you accept?
  • Is the brewery wheelchair accessible?
  • Are tour groups and party buses allowed?
  • Do we need reservations?
  • Are children allowed?
  • Are pets allowed?
  • Do you sell beer in your tasting room?
  • In what formats and packages are your beers available?
  • Where can we find your beers in Texas?
  • Are your products available outside of Texas?
  • Is the brewery available for weddings, private parties, or other special events?
  • Our organization is hosting a special event and looking for sponsors; would you be willing to donate some beer?
  • Are you interested in any advertising, marketing, or promotional opportunities?
  • I'm a collector. Can you send me your bottles, labels, or crowns?
  • Are you hiring?
  • How should we contact you with additional questions?

  • What are your opening hours? Do you offer tours?

    We host public tours and tasting room hours on Fridays from 4-10pm, Saturdays from 12-6pm, and Sundays from 12-6pm. Free brewery tours are available Fridays at 6pm, and Saturdays and Sundays at 1pm, 3pm and 5pm. Beer is available for purchase, either to drink on site or to go, but there is no obligation to purchase any beer in order to take the tour. For additional details, please see our TASTING ROOM page. For a map of the brewery locations and detailed directions, please see our CONTACT page.

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    Is it OK to bring food/drinks?

    We kindly ask that you refrain from bringing any outside food or beverage. Food service during our tasting room hours is provided by our neighbors at Stanley’s Farmhouse Pizza.

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    What forms of payment do you accept?

    In addition to cash, we also accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover Card.

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    Is the brewery wheelchair accessible?

    The main portion of the brewery, the tasting room, and the rest room are all wheelchair accessible, however portions of the outdoor space may not be. Please email us at tastingroom@jesterkingbrewery.com to make arrangements for handicap-accessible parking.

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    Are tour groups and party buses allowed?

    Parking for larger vehicles is extremely limited and must be reserved in advance by emailing tastingroom@jesterkingbrewery.com at least 48 hours prior to arrival. Unfortunately, party buses cannot be accommodated.

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    Do we need reservations?

    Though some special events may require advanced tickets and/or reservations, individuals and small groups don’t need to reserve ahead of time for our regularly scheduled tours. For groups of 15 or more, please email tastingroom@jesterkingbrewery.com.

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    Are children allowed?

    Yes, children are welcome, provided they’re accompanied and supervised by responsible adults.

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    Are pets allowed?

    Well behaved dogs are allowed, provided they are kept on leash at all times, and that their owners clean up after them.

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    Do you sell beer in your tasting room?

    Yes. As a result of recent changes to Texas law, we changed our licensing from a production brewery to a brewpub. As a result, we are now allowed to sell beer directly to consumers either to drink on site or to take away. Under the new law, Texas production breweries are able to sell their products directly to consumers on a limited basis, as well, but only to drink on site. Brewpubs were already allowed to sell their products both for on-site consumption and for take away, but now brewpubs are also allowed to distribute their products to the trade, which had not been allowed under the previous law.

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    In what formats and packages are your beers available?

    Our primary objective is to produce hand-crafted, bottle-conditioned artisan farmhouse ales in 750ml bottles. Along with these, we also produce a very small amount of keg-conditioned and cask-conditioned beer, the majority of which we serve on site at our our tasting room, but some of which we do send out from time to time for special events.

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    Where can we find your beers in Texas?

    Not too long ago, we weren’t allowed to tell you, but thanks to the efforts of our legal team, now we can! Check out our FIND page to locate a Texas retailer near you. Certain specific beers are only available for purchase at the brewery, and others may be rather limited in their distribution, but at least a few of our products should be available at any given time to any licensed establishment in the greater Austin, San Antonio, Houston, or DFW area that is interested in selling them. Retailers, restaurants, or bars that are interested in purchasing our beer can contact Kyle White at Flood Distribution for current availability and pricing.

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    Are your products available outside of Texas?

    We’re a very small brewery, and even by small brewery standards, we can’t make a whole lot of beer. What we can make, we try to spread, as best we can throughout the local market, but more often than not, we find that we don’t have quite enough to spread around to the extent that either we or our local customers might like. Every now and then, though, we do find ourselves with a few cases that we’re able to spare. When that happens, and when a reasonable opportunity presents itself to do so, we may sometimes send some of those cases out of state. As it stands, some of our products are available from time to time and in limited quantities in California via Lime Ventures. in Europe via Drikkeriget, in Alabama via International Wines, in Pennsylvania via Bella Vista Beer, in New York via 12% Imports, in Kentucky via Dauntless Distributing, in Indiana via Starlight Distribution, in Chicago, at West Lakeview Liquors, and in Massachusetts and elsewhere in the US through Shelton Brothers Importers. We may look at the possibility of more regular, continuous, out of state distribution in the future, but before we do, we first want to ensure that we’re able to meet the ongoing demand for our products here in Texas, as servicing our local customer base must always remain our top priority. In the meantime, you may happen to come across one or two of our beers at your favorite local restaurant, tavern or shop elsewhere every now and then, but finding our beers out of state is much more likely to be the exception than the rule.

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    Is the brewery available for weddings, private parties, or other special events?

    We do not currently rent out the main brewery building for private events, but the space adjacent to it, including the open air pavilion that now houses Stanley’s Farmhouse Pizza is available. For details, please visit the Ceres Park website, or email info@cerespark.com.

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    Our organization is hosting a special event and looking for sponsors; would you be willing to donate some beer?

    As a small brewery that’s struggling to keep up with our current production schedule, we’re unfortunately not in a position to offer any kind of sponsorship for private parties or corporate/for profit events. We do try to support local charity and non-profit events when possible, though, given our limited production and the strict rules regarding donation of alcoholic beverages, we’ll generally do so by donating merchandise, rather than beer. If you have a charity/non-profit event that you think is a particularly good fit with Jester King, and would like us to consider donating brewery merchandise, please visit our sponsorship page.

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    Are you interested in any advertising, marketing, or promotional opportunities?

    Not at this time.

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    I'm a collector. Can you send me your bottles, labels, or crowns?

    We label all of our bottles post production and are currently using generic crowns. We also tend to stock only enough labels to serve our immediate needs, meaning, unfortunately, that we don’t have enough to be able to send to collectors upon request. Should this change in the future, we may look at adding these items to our Web Shop.

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    Are you hiring?

    Unfortunately, not at this time, but if things go well and business continues to grow, we will most likely need some skilled individuals to fill future positions. There’s no telling what the time table for this will be, but you’re welcome to send a cover letter and resume to JK@jesterkingbrewery.com.

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    How should we contact you with additional questions?

    If you do not find the answers to your questions above, please e-mail us at info@jesterkingbrewery.com. We monitor this e-mail inbox daily. We only have time to periodically check messages on Facebook, Twitter, Beer Advocate, Rate Beer, etc.

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