There’s about to be one more weekday lunch option in South Austin — where you can get some of the best beer in town.
St. Elmo Brewing and its on-site pan-Asian food truck, Soursop, are opening for lunch every Tuesday-Thursday starting Sept. 4. (Both were already offering lunch on Fridays and weekends.) The brewery off South Congress Avenue will adjust its midweek hours to open at noon.
Plus, Soursop will have lunch specials, such as the Hot Gai Thai-style Hot Chicken Sandwich. It has been part of a lunch deal already on Friday afternoons, when you can order it for $6 along with a $2 Carl Kolsch. The Hot Gai is normally $8.50.
"Because sometimes you need a Hot Gai and a cold Carl at noon on a Wednesday," according to the brewery, which made the announcement about the new hours on its Instagram Stories this morning.
St. Elmo’s Carl Kolsch is one of its staple brews. But you can also get a taproom-only offering to go with your lunch, such as the new Bublé Brut IPA that will go on draft for the first time this weekend. The bone-dry beer is an emerging style of IPA that takes its inspiration from champagne’s sparkling, super dry profile.MORE: Bubbly like champagne: Austin brewers clamoring to make new brut IPA
The brewery will also have some other fun beers tapping next week: on Labor Day, the Bey Honey Ale in honor of Beyonce’s birthday, and on Sept. 5, the Freddie, a sparkle beer that will commemorate Freddie Mercury’s birthday. Ten percent of all sales on that day will be donated to Equality Texas.
St. Elmo is located at 440 E. Saint Elmo Rd. For more information, visit stelmobrewing.com.
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