Saint Arnold brewery says new interpretation of bar-closure order is putting 75 jobs at risk
HOUSTON More than 70 workers at the Saint Arnold Beer Garden and Restaurant are in danger of being laid off and the brewery blames a new interpretation of Gov. Greg Abbotts bar-closure order for the possible cuts. Officials at the brewery said Monday that state officials have abruptly changed the way brewery restaurants are categorized, lumping in distributor sales of alcohol into the sales of the restaurant. This means the sales of alcohol now exceed the 51% rule set forth in Abbotts order that closed bars more than two weeks ago. We are calling on the governor to make this easy fix so we can retain the 75 coworkers whose positions will otherwise be eliminated.Wagner said that as of Monday, Saint Arnold moved to a skeleton crew that will sell beer and will only offer food to go.
Adults only! Stroll through Houston zoo with adult beverages at Brew Lights
HOUSTON - Houston's Zoo Lights has always been a hit for children every year during the winter holidays but now adults get to have some fun. TXU Energy presents Brew Lights on Nov. 21 at the Houston Zoo. Brew Lights allows those of legal drinking age to sip wine or drink beer while strolling though the Houston Zoo and enjoying the holiday lights. Your choice of Saint Arnold beer, wine or spiked hot chocolate will be provided at the event. Tickets will also include two free 12 oz pours of Saint Arnold beer.
Saint Arnold makes World Series bet with DC beer house
HOUSTON, Texas -- Houston's oldest craft brewery is making a big bet on the Houston Astros. Saint Arnold Brewing Company, the reigning CultureMap Tastemaker Awards Brewery of the Year, and Washington's DC Brau Brewing Company have made a wager on the outcome of the World Series.If/When the Astros win their second championship, Saint Arnold will receive cases of DC Brau's signature brews like Joint Resolution, Brau Pils, On the Wings of Armageddon, and "some cool stuff from the barrel room," Saint Arnold chief marketing officer Lennie Ambrose tells CultureMap.In the unlikely event of an Astros loss - the team is the biggest betting favorite since 2007 - DC Brau would receive some of Saint Arnold's finest brews, including Art Car IPA, Orange Show, Lawnmower, and a few treats from the brewery's barrel room.abc13.com