TABC Approval

We got our letter of approval from TABC! Federal – Check State – Check City – Check This letter means we can start making beer! TABC was by far the best of the three levels to work with. Everyone there seems honest and helpful. They did more then we ever …

Initial meetings with TABC

When we talked to TABC around the start of the year they told us to come back once we completed the federal TTB approval. So we waited until we were closer to approval to set up a meeting. Our first meeting was about licensing. We explained our plans and they …

City of Corpus Christi

We talked to the city of Corpus Christi before filing for any alcohol licensing to make sure that the location was appropriate. They confirmed that the location was in the correct zoning. If we do not make any permanent changes to the building, then the inspections from the previous tenant …

TTB Approval

Federal approval through the TTB was approved on January 14 which took a total of 3 days shy of 3 months to be accepted. A few hiccups along the way but nothing major. We took the lease out in our personal name and did not have the brewery name anywhere. …

TTB License

The TTB application is the main federal permit a brewery needs in order to open. They seemed to ask everything! They asked if we had committed any felony multiple times in different wording, they asked for height, weight, hair color, eye color, fathers name, mothers maiden name, everywhere you have …

Location, Location, Location

We finally got a location! This was by far was the hardest part of the journey so far. Our Original Plan Originally we found a location where the owner did not use the entire warehouse so we were going to section off a part for us to use from the …

Truck Load of Kegs

Today we picked up a truck load of kegs (plus 1 in the cab). 50 sixtels to be exact. We found the kegs listed for sale on probrewer.com from the nice people at Brazos Valley Brewery. Most items ship from Oregon or Colorado thus being located in south Texas can make shipping expensive. …