Kamala Brewing / Whip In
Active Beers: 13
Beer Ratings: 40
Beer Avg: 3.58
Taps: 72 / Bottles: 750
Cask: Y / Beer-to-Go: N
Ratings: 69 | Reviews: 45 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Riccymon:
3.53/5 rDev -17.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | $$$
While nearby yesterday, I stopped at Whip In for the first time to see what I'd been missing by doing my beer shopping mainly at Grape Vine Market and Spec's. Inside, the store/restaurant is dark and a bit cave-like. Through the convenience store portion of the building, a few sets of beer coolers and shelves hold some good offerings, but not much I can't find elsewhere in town. The number of Belgians available was probably the highlight. My hopes of finding aged beers weren't realized, as all I really saw were a couple bottles of 2008 Avery Samael's Ale. Ended up buying a 750 of Saison Dupont and a six pack of SN Stout.
Service seemed more like a convenience store than a beer store, but I didn't buy anything on-tap or order food, either. Prices seemed above average for both the on-tap beers and the bottles, maybe a dollar more per item than at other places.
I'm glad I finally got to Whip In, and I'd like to stop again for a pint and a meal.
08-02-2009 18:47:03 | More by Riccymon
More User Reviews:
4.08/5 rDev -4.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $$
While I haven't tried the house made beers here, the food is quite good and tastes very fresh. The tap selection is very good with new stuff constantly coming through here, and the bottle selection is very good as well. They allow you to break up 6-packs here so you can make your own packs out of anything they've got in the store, which is great for people like me that love to sample everything. Funky little place in an old convenience store setting that is most definitely worth a visit.
06-12-2014 18:06:44 | More by JDV
Kamala Brewing / Whip In in Austin, TX
95 out of 100 based on 69 ratings.