[an excerpt from The Austin Chronicle, Aug. 17, 2012, reviewed by Lee Nichols]
Another new brewery in Austin: Uncle Billy’s Brew & Que brewers Amos Lowe (Barton Springs location), Brian Peters (Lake Travis location), and some other Uncle Billy’s employees are leaving to start up something called theAustin Beer Garden Brewing Company, to be located somewhere in South Austin. They’ll be focused on craft beer and craft pizza. That’s a big shift that ought to have ripples across the Austin brewing community – under their guidance, Uncle Billy’s produced some Great American Beer Festival medal-winning brews. Filling the vacuum there will be Michael Waters, jumping from Independence Brewing. If you don’t recognize Waters’ name, you may recognize Lupulust, Epanoui, and Stash IPA – all brews that he had a hand in creating or reformulating. Read The Full Article here.