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Uncle Billy's Brew & Que

Not Rated.
Uncle Billy's Brew & QueUncle Billy's Brew & Que
BA SCORE
90
outstanding

42 Ratings
Ratings: 42
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 8.42%
Active Beers: 61
Beer Ratings: 221
Beer Avg: 3.78
Taps: 10
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

1530 Barton Springs Rd.
Austin, Texas, 78704
United States
phone: (512) 476-0100

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(Place added by: HumuloneRed on 06-02-2007)
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Reviews by HardTarget:
Photo of HardTarget
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

Atmosphere: New place, everything is looking good. Inside isn’t huge, standard bar and tables with glass walls letting you see into the brewing area, which are pretty tight quarters. Outside has at least, if not more seating, much of it covered. Very cool silo water feature with folk art chickens. Great music in that it was mainstream rock but at the perfect level that let you hear it without having to work at a conversation.

Quality: Beers were well cared for and fresh.

Service: Our server was very good taking good care of us. After we ate he hung out and talked a bit. Turns out he had his first brew in the fermenter and was happy to talk beer. The GM stopped by and upon request gave us a tour of the brewing facilities; can’t really ask for much more.

Selection: Nice taps available. They had 6 of their own (and given the sampler board they serve with, that’s the expected number), A blonde, Hefe, APA, EPA, IPA, and a smoked porter. In addition, they had Real Ale’s Lost Gold and Coffee Porter, Live Oak’s Big Bark and Pilz, Independence’s IPA, and St. Arnold’s Elissa. It’s really an all star lineup of Texas craft brew.

Food: It’s a BBQ place, meat by the ½ pound, sides to order, stuffed potatoes, salads, sandwiches. Most comes family style that let’s you get a good selection. The fried pickles were pretty good. In general the food was tasty, if not Texas-Class BBQ. Brisket was probably the pick of the litter for me. Writing this up is actually making me hungry, so that’s a good sign.

Value: Reasonable.

I plan on going back.

HardTarget, Oct 15, 2007
More User Reviews:
Photo of Texasfan549
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Texasfan549, Sep 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

SAdams0192, Jun 23, 2014
Photo of JDV
3.83/5  rDev -5.2%

Uncle Billy's used to be my favorite brewpub in town when it opened, but it has definitely experienced a change since its first days. The head brewer leaving was a strike against it, even though the current brewer does a good job and makes some great beers, it was a step down compared to what it was. The food though has taken the biggest hit, as the menu and quality has changed for the worse. Don't get me wrong; it's not a terrible place, but I loved their chili cheese fries, and while the bbq wasn't anywhere near the best in town, it still was pretty tasty and went great with the beers here.

It's got a great location and patio on Barton Springs Road and is a nice place to hang out and grab some beers. Still definitely worth a visit.

JDV, Jun 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

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Uncle Billy's Brew & Que in Austin, TX
90 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.