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An authentic farmhouse brewery

PLEASE NOTE! We have a restaurant now!

(formerly Stanley's)

Established in 2010, Jester King is an authentic brewer of farmhouse ales connected to a time, place and people. Our philosophy is to work in partnership with nature to create food and drink that would not otherwise exist.

Over the years, we've grown into a welcoming destination for people of all ages to enjoy food, drink, friends, family and community. We invite you to visit us and enjoy all that our brewery, restaurant, farm, event space and 165 acres of preserved land has to offer.

New Arrivals for the Weekend

November 2nd 2018

  1. Brendan Tracey Wah Wah

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LE PETIT PRINCE MAGNUM RELEASE TODAY · We are excited to announce that we are releasing LE PETIT PRINCE IN MAGNUM BOTTLES today when our tasting room opens at 4pm. The magnum sized bottle is meant for sharing, and what a better time to share than on Thanksgiving! · Le Petit Prince is about as simple as a farmhouse beer can be - unfiltered well water from the Trinity aquifer, a small amount of Texas-grown barley and wheat, and a good amount of Saaz hops. We fermented with our mixed culture of indigenous yeast and bacteria in stainless steel for a few weeks, dry hop, and then bottle condition in the magnums. It’s dry, bitter, and really showcases the well water that’s used in all of our beers. · Le Petit Prince will be available as bottles-to-go only ($22/1.5 L). About 400 bottles are available. We hope you enjoy with friends and family! · #jesterking #jesterkingbrewery #farmhouse #texashillcountry #austin #drippingsprings #texas #independentlocalbusiness #mixedculture #wildale #wellwater #timeplacepeople

Warmer weather is back in time for the weekend! We'll be having fun out here at Jester King with a lot of stuff going on! . . NEW / FEATURED AT THE RANCH Our first ever farm trail! The 0.5 mile trail goes past our farm, vineyard and goats. Family friendly, open to the public. . . Buddha's Brew Kombucha onsite Saturday to sample their awesome Kombucha! . . NEW / FEATURED FOOD FROM OUR KITCHEN Gulf shrimp salad w/ fermented tomatoes & lemons, year-old lemon balm vinegar, shaved farm radishes, paired with Buddha's Brew . . Toby Tartare -- Peeler Ranch sirloin, egg yolk, mustard seed and vinaigrette, farm pickles, paired with Colonel Toby (limited availability) . . NEW / FEATURED JESTER KING BEER Buddha's Brew -- farmhouse ale refermented w/ Kombucha tea (draft only) . . Figlet -- farmhouse ale fermented with figs smoked at Franklin BBQ . . NEW / FEATURED GUEST BEVERAGE Upland Brewing – Crimson Populis Wabi Sabi Figure 8 coffee blend roasted for Funk 'n Sour . . LIVE MUSIC Saturday: Roadside Attraction Sunday: Wilson Marks Trio . . TOUR SCHEDULE Friday: Brewery @ 6pm Saturday: Brewery @ 1, 3, and 5pm; Farm @ 2 and 4pm . . HOURS Friday: 4-10pm (kitchen closes at 9pm) Saturday: 12-10pm (kitchen closes at 9pm) Sunday: 12pm-9pm (kitchen closes at 8pm) . . . #jesterking #jesterkingbrewery #farmhouse #mixedculture #wildbeer #texashillcountry #austin #drippingsprings #texas #beer #farmtrail #farm #nativeyeast #buddhasbrew #timeplacepeople

INAUGURAL VINEYARD TOUR & WINE TASTING . . We're excited to announce that our Inaugural Vineyard Tour & Wine Tasting will be Saturday, November 24th from Noon to 1:30pm at Jester King! . . Jester King Wine Coordinator TRACI WALKER will lead guests on a private tour of our 3.5 acre vineyard, followed by a guided tasting of some of Traci's favorite natural wines! . . Here are more details: . . - Guests will receive a welcome pour of Jester King Terroir Project, our wine/beer hybrid made with Firestone Walker . . - The tour will begin with a trip to the vineyard, then progress through Jester King's brewhouse & fermentation hall, barrel room, and coolship loft. . . - After the tour, guests will join Traci in a private outdoor space (weather permitting) on Jester King's grounds for a guided wine tasting including accompaniments from the Jester King kitchen. . . - The guided wine tasting will include the following wines: . . Porta del Vento Voria Minimus Grüner Veltliner Partida Creus XL Brendan Tracey Wah Wah Southold Farm + Cellar Foregone Conclusions . . - Tickets are $40 (plus Universe service charge) . . - Space is limited to 30 people . . The link to purchase tickets is in our bio. . . We hope you join us for the inaugural version of this unique and fun event! Cheers! . . #jesterking #vineyard #wine #naturalwine #tour #tasting #timeplacepeople

Today we'll be opening our first nature trail at Jester King! The half mile trail runs past our vineyard, fruit tree berm, annual plants, goat barn and hopyard. It's the first of several trails that will run through our 165 acre ranch. We hope you enjoy it! . . We're open today (11/11) from Noon to 9pm (Kitchen closes at 8pm). Happy Veterans Day and thank you to those who served! . . . #jesterking #naturetrail #veteransday #timeplacepeople

We have a new pairing this weekend for Figlet -- fig leaf creme brûlée with chocolate & cranberry smoked granola · The fig leaves were gathered from the property and vanilla beans were previously used for brewing. Inspired by s’mores, this creme brûlée is meant to be paired with Figlet and is best enjoyed near a bonfire. · We’re open 12-10pm today (kitchen closes at 9pm). Brewery tours are 1, 3, and 5pm. Farm tours today are 2 and 4pm. · #jesterking #jesterkingbrewery #farmhouse #texashillcountry #austin #drippingsprings #texas #austineats #austinfoodie #austinfoodstagram #buzzfeedfood #365thingsaustin #eatdrinkaustin #eateraustin #timeplacepeople

Brewing has given us opportunities we never imagined. One of them has been to see other parts of the world and how things are done there. In our travels, we've seen that election day in other countries is a holiday and that voting is mandatory. Therefore, we've been inspired to treat election day as though it's a holiday. . . Jester King is closed today and all our people have the day off so they can go vote. We encourage you to do the same if you haven't already! . . #election #vote #electionday #2018election #jesterking #timeplacepeople

Good article on the parallels between wild beer and natural wine from Good Beer Hunting written by Bryan Roth and illustrated by Charlotte Hudson! The piece includes some quotes from us, as well as our friends at Tired Hands Brewing Company, Mad Fritz Brewing Company, De Garde Brewing and Two Roads Brewing Company. . . Link in our bio. . . . #jesterking #goodbeerhunting #naturalwine #beer #wildbeer #grapes #vineyard #timeplacepeople @tiredhandsbrewing @degardebrewing @madfritzbrewing @tworoadsbrewing

Yesterday we got to pour our beer at Freetail Brewing Co.'s La Muerta Festival. We were pretty excited to do this, especially because Freetail has been a pioneer in Texas when it comes to wild fermentation. Back when we were discovering wild beer, Freetail's Ananke was pretty eye opening for us. . . Another reason is because we owe a sizable debt to Freetail and its founder Scott Metzger for doing a ton of work to help make it legal for breweries like Jester King to sell our beer at our brewery. Prior to 2013, all our beer had to be sold offsite, and thankfully that's not the case anymore. . . So much thanks and respect to Freetail for the years of help, inspiration and friendship! . . . #jesterking #freetail #lamuerta #sanantonio #wildfermentation #independence #texasbeer #beerlaw #reform @freetailbrewing @beermonkey #timeplacepeople

Please note that despite Daylight Savings Time ending, our hours are staying the same! We'll be open today (Sunday) from 12-9pm with our kitchen closing at 8pm. . . In the past, we've changed our hours when daylight savings time ends, but again, not anymore! Here's our year-round set schedule: . . Friday 4-10pm (Kitchen closes at 9pm) Saturday 12-10pm (Kitchen closes at 9pm) Sunday 12-9pm (Kitchen closes at 8pm) . . Cheers! . . . #jesterking #jesterkingbrewery #daylightsavingsends #hours #kitchenhours #sunday #timeplacepeople

Our kitchen has a special pairing this weekend for our Colonel Toby release -- Peeler Ranch Wagyu beef tartare with Yorkshire Pudding and picked farm vegetables! . . We're open 12-10pm (kitchen closes at 9pm) on this beautiful fall Saturday, so come out and see us! Farm tours today at 2pm and 6pm. . . . #jesterking #jesterkingbrewery #farmhouse #texashillcountry #austin #drippingsprings #texas #chefdbrock #austineats #austin360eats#austinfoodie #austinfoodstagram #buzzfeedfood #365thingsaustin#atxfoodie #eatdrinkaustin #eateraustin @chefdbrock #timeplacepeople