Passing the Tap/Torch
Billy's Journal November 15, 2017 Uncle Billy's current head brewer Trevor Nearburg is passing the brewing torch (er, firkin) to the incoming brewer Stephen Wagner, a longtime homebrewer. Arianna Auber /...
Open all day on Thanksgiving Eve, kitchen closes at 4pm
Thanksgiving, kitchen closed, bar open 7pm to 1am
Uncle Billy’s was named for Texas settler, William “Uncle Billy” Barton, who in the 1830s established a homestead on the land on the west bank of the Colorado River and the mouth of Spring Creek, the location that is now home to Barton Springs Pool. The name was chosen as a reflection of Barton’s independent spirit, and the laid-back vibe of Austin.