Beers Pinthouse Burnet
About Our Beer
We like hops here at Pinthouse... some may say we are a bit obssesed with them, but we also like balance and drinkability and, we work tirelessly to create innovative beers of all styles that showcase the highest quality ingredients that we source for them. Whether it is our award-winning Fully Adrift Double IPA (2018 Alpha King Winner, 2014 Alpha King Runner Up and 2015 L.A. International Beer Competition Silver Medal), Nomura DIPA (2017 Alpha King 3rd place), Green Battles IPA (2018 GABF Gold Medal and 2018 World Beer Cup Gold Medal), our Electric Jellyfish IPA voted Austin's Best Overall Beer in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020, our delectably bold Bearded Seal Dry Irish Stout (2017 GABF Gold Medal), elusive Jaguar Shark Barrel-Aged Stout (2015 L.A. International Beer Competition Gold Medal, 2014 GABF Bronze Medal, 2014 L.A. International Beer Competition Bronze Medal) or our next experimental offering, we brew every beer to be delicious, drinkable and to pair well with 6 more! Check out our tap schedule for upcoming beer releases, read about our Brew Team, or learn about our beers below…
Mainstays Pinthouse Burnet
It could be argued that our brewers are more than just a little obsessed with hops... This obsession led to the creation of our flagship IPA, Man O' War, an aggressively dry-hopped IPA with a huge hop display of tropical citrus, grapefruit, and resinous pine. A brew for those who truly love and appreciate all of the goodness that comes from those delicious little green cones. Is it excessive to use over 5lbs/bbl of Citra, Simcoe, Mosaic, and Azacca in each batch of Man O' War? We don't think so!
Winner of a Gold Medal at the 2017 Great American Beer Festival (GABF), our Bearded Seal is 'must have' at our brewpub. Our director of brewing was the only person in his class at an Irish Catholic School growing up that had no Irish heritage in his bloodline. Despite that fact, St. Patrick's Day is still one of his favorite holidays. He loves jet black pints topped with creamy white heads, and gets a bit surly when people say stouts are only for cold weather. This Dry Irish Stout is a little bolder than the commercial example most people are familiar with and is filled with aromas and flavors of roasted coffee and dark chocolate balanced with a nice dry finish.
Our director of brewing, like so many other brewers, started his journey into craft beer as a homebrewer over 10 years ago, and one of the first beers he ever brewed on his stove was an Extra Special Bitter inspired by some of England's finest examples. In constructing the recipe for our Old Beluga Amber Ale he looked back on his notes from that first ESB he ever brewed, realized it probably wasn't as great of a beer as he thought it was at the time, and worked on a recipe that blended elements of the English-Style ESB with those of an American Amber. The result is a delightfully complex, malt-forward Amber Ale filled with aromas and flavors of cherry, nuttiness, and an earthy-herbal hop profile to balance it all out.
Everything you read about our Gold Medal-winning Bearded Seal in the paragraph right above this one is true for this beer as well... Our Brewmaster isn't Irish... at all, stouts are good in all weather, and jet black pints with creamy white heads are sexy... and Dry Irish Stouts on nitro taste really really good. So, we offer up a version of our Bearded Seal on Nitro as well! All the delicious flavors of roasted coffee and dark chocolate remain the same while the nitrogenation adds a smooth creamy mouthfeel to this stout.
“You can’t be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline. It helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer.” – Frank Zappa
ABV: 10.5% Available: Fall / Winter
2018 Alpha King Challenge winner, 2014 Alpha King runner up and Silver Medal at the 2015 LA International Beer Competition for the Double IPA Category! This is a dangerously drinkable combination of Dank, tropical, and resinous hops… and more hops.
ABV: 5.5% Available: Spring / Summer
Brewed with a classic combo of Heirloom German malts, and Mittlefrüh and Tettnang hops, this pils pleases the palate with notes of crisp malt, mild spice, and an essence of lemon.
ABV: 5.9% Available: Fall
A craft Canadian Lager, Sw’Elsinore pairs well with the start of hockey season, Fall afternoons on the patio with a growler, and sharing a hand tossed pepperoni pie with friends at Pinthouse Pizza. Features: brewed with a mix of North American 6-row and 2-row barley along with rice to keep the body light and refreshing.
Charismatic At Best
ABV: 4.8% Available: Spring
This appropriately German dosed beer features Magnum & Hallertau Mittelfruh hops layered over traditional German malts. Enjoy sips of mild malty roast and notes of sweet dates make this a highly drinkable Schwarzbier.
Barrel Aged Series
The Pinthouse - Barrel Aged Series features small batch releases aged in bourbon barrels, rum barrels, or wine barrels, imparting flavors from both the root spirit as well as the wood oils. The Barrel Aged Series tends to produce some of the biggest, boldest, and most complex beers in the Pinthouse lineup. If you are interested in trying a Pinthouse Barrel Aged Series beer (you should be!), look for them on our Tap Schedule, or wander over to our Live Tap Feed to see what we currently have on tap.