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Hillhops: A Celebration of Texas Beer History

The Munday Library at St. Edward’s University, home to the Texas Craft Brewing Archive, will host Hillhops: A Celebration of Texas Beer History on Wednesday, January 29, 2020.

This event will include a showcase of items from the Craft Brewing Archive, panels of Texas brewers offering historical and educational insights, and a Brewer’s Hall where guests can network with local brewers.

Hillhops is free and open to the public. 
Must show ID and be over 21 to have beer samples.
Parking registration is required for external guests. 

Doors will open at 3:30 p.m. and close at 7:00. Panels will consist of SEU alumni currently working in the craft brewing industry and SEU Business School faculty. Materials from the Texas Craft Brewer’s Collection will be on display.


  • Arianna Auber  '12 (Austin American Statesman
  • Patrick Clark '03 (Zilker)
  • Ben Sabin '09 (Friends and Allies)
  • Gavin Secchi  '05 (Three Nations)
  • Caroline Wallace '11 (TX Craft Brewer’s Guild)
  • Tony Alvarado (St. Edward's Munday School of Business Faculty)
  • John Mueller (St. Edward's Munday School of Business Faculty)
  • Wes Pollitte (St. Edward's Munday School of Business Faculty)


  • 3:30 Brewer’s Hall Opens
  • 3:45 Panel Discussion - Rhythm and Brews: The Austin Beer Experience
  • 5:00 Panel Discussion - “So You Want To Open A Brewery…”
  •  6:00 Texas Craft Brewing Archive Exhibit Opens [Tocker Reading Room]


About The Texas Craft Brewer’s Collection

The Texas Craft Brewer’s Collection is the first archive of its kind in Texas and one of the few of its kind in the country. It is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and sharing materials that tell the story of Texas brewing and distilling. Among the items that comprise the collections are the papers of Steve Anderson, records from the Texas Craft Brewer’s Guild, brewing periodicals, and materials from dozens of Texas breweries.

For questions please contact Archivist and Special Collections Librarian Travis Williams at

Wednesday, January 29 at 3:30pm to 7:00pm

Munday Library
3001 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

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Target Audience

Community, Alumni


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