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What You Need to Know About Blackwater Draw Brewing Company

November 23rd, 2016 by Pamela Murski

Blackwater Draw Brewing Company

The Texas Hill Country has some incredible craft breweries you shouldn’t miss out on. At the top of the list in College Station, TX, is Blackwater Draw Brewing Company. Affectionately named after the sludgy, black water that is the source of the Brazos River, the brewers guarantee an incredible brew to the last drop. If you’re a beer aficionado or just after an ice cold beer, this is the place to be. Here’s what you need to know about Blackwater Draw Brewing Company.

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Blackwater Draw Brewing Company Brews Up Delicious Beer

The fierce brewers at Blackwater Draw Brewing Company work hard to craft incredible brews year-round. You can’t be a brewmaster and not have an intense love for beer and the craft of making it. So, to give a little history, Blackwater Draw Brewing Company crafts excellent beer in honor of the company’s namesake, the Brazos River. They use only the purest ingredients to create their beers, sourcing local ingredients as much as possible. So, come on by and “hunker down” and enjoy any of these spectacular brews.

Mexican Style Lager

ABV: 4.8%

IBU: 20

Color: Copper

This beer is brewed in a traditional Mexican style. It is a Vienna lager with crisp malt flavor and a tinge of hop aroma.

Timber Snake India Pale Ale

ABV: 6.8%

IBU: 67

Color: Amber

This beer combines a blend of Maris Otter, Crystal, and Vienna malts with a hoppy balancing act of Warrior, Millennium, and Cascade hops. As a result, this beer is great for anyone who loves hops!

Mulligan Kölsch

ABV: 5.25%

IBU: 30

Color: Light

Designed as a hybrid beer to appeal to the novice and the experience craft beer junkie, Mulligan has a bready sweetness combined with German hops. It’s the perfect introduction to craft beer for the light beer drinker.

Contract Killer Coffee Porter

ABV: 6.4%

IBU: 60

Color: Dark

Featuring What’s the Buzz coffee, a local roaster, the Contract Killer Coffee Porter is the perfect combination of Vienna and chocolate malts with the kick of quality roasted black coffee.

One-Offs

ABV: Adequate

IBU: Irrelevant

Color: Equal Opportunity

On some Saturdays throughout the year, Blackwater Draw Brewing Company offers one-keg varieties of test beers for lucky testers. So, pay attention for trial-brews like Pecan Pie Brown Ale, Wood-Aged Imperial Porter, Peanut Butter & Honey Brown Ale, Ginger Saison, Raccoon Ninja, Ancho Chile & Cocoa Imperial Porter, and Chocolate Cherry Contract Killer.

Just Up the Road from the Best Place to Stay in Texas

Blackwater Draw Brewing Company isn’t far from the best stay in Central Texas, Murski Homestead Bed & Breakfast! So, once you’ve indulged in the delicious craft brews, come back and kick up your feet and relax in one of our comfortable rooms on the ranch! And, if you’re looking for more ways to spend your time while in Central Texas, then download our FREE Vacation Guide! It’s full of great ways to spend your time and everything you need to see while you’re here.

Texas Wineries to Visit Near Brenham

March 13th, 2014 by Pamela Murski

Texas wineries are ever increasing and Brenham has it’s share of really great wineries  to visit during  your stay at Murski  Homestead Bed and  Breakfast.  There are three Texas wineries all within 15 minutes of the  our Texas Bed and Breakfast.  These three Texas wineries are located  on the Bluebonnet Wine Trail, a meandering trail that  includes 10 different wineries, all of which  are drivable  and tourable during  a weekend stay with us a the ranch in Brenham, Texas.  Below is  a sampling  of  some of the great Texas wineries on our  Bluebonnet Wine Trail  and near Brenham.

The first winery  which  is just north  of  the B&B is Windy Winery.  This Texas winery is known for  the fact that  the  grapes used in  their wine making  all  come  from  the  great state of Texas.  Owners/vintners, Linda and Augie Mientzen are the most delightful  vintners you will come  across while  touring  and tasting on the  trail.  Of German descent, they hold  true to their heritage and the German  wine making  process.  They thoroughly  love  what they do  and sharing that love  with those who come into their wine shop.  You can take a tour, enjoy a variety of festivals/events, partake  in numerous wine/dinner pairings offered  throughout the  year, sip and savor a personal tasting  of their wines while  on  premise and of  course,  join their  wine  club for monthly deliveries of their delicious wine and advance notice of events!  
Windy Winery

Sip and Savor Your Way Through Washington County Wineries

November 21st, 2013 by Pamela Murski

Washington County Wineries

Washington County Wineries

Your Guide to Washington County Wineries and More

Breathtaking views, arts and entertainment, history, antique fairs, good food  and award-winning wineries … We have it all in Washington County. We are proud to serve and use wines from all the Washington County wineries in our cooking classes at Murski Homestead B&B!  With so much to see and do,   we’ve developed this guide to Washington County  wineries to help in planning your getaway!

Pleasant Hill Winery

This is Washington County’s first winery

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