Spotlight on Jester King Brewery


Businesses across the world and Austin have been rethinking their business models and finding ways to make it work the best way they can amidst COVID-19. Urban Roots Executive Director Max Elliot met with Jester King Brewery’s Volunteer Corps Coordinator Debbie Cerda to talk about how COVID-19 is affecting their brewery and business.

For those of you who aren’t familiar, Jester King is not just a brewery, but also a kitchen, farm, and event hall. “Jester King is an authentic farmhouse brewery committed to mixed culture and spontaneous fermentation. Our beer incorporate our natural surroundings and local agriculture, to make beer uniquely tied to a time, place, and people. Our tasting room provides a beautiful, relaxed setting to enjoy the Texas Hill Country with friends and family,” (

Please consider ways you can support Jester King Brewery by ordering from their onsite restaurant and store, purchasing gift cards for future use, purchasing their beer at local stores, and supporting their employee fund.

Order online from their onsite restaurant and store, or call ahead . More details at:

Buy Jester King gift cards

-Support the Jester King Employee Fund

-Find Jester King Beer at H-E-B

– Take Action: You can also support Jester King Brewery and other Texas Breweries by signing the Texas Craft Brewers Guild petition to temporarily allow Texas breweries and brewpubs to deliver beer directly to consumers at their homes/apartments, as well as make direct-to-consumer beer shipments.

Learn more about the Jester King Community Partners referenced in the video. Jester King Brewery works with these partners and incorporate their local ingredients in the brewery’s restaurant recipes.

Barton Springs Mill 

Blackland Malts in Leander Texas 

Community Cultures Yeast Lab 

A big thanks goes out to Debbie and Jester King Brewery for all you do to support Urban Roots and for the community! For questions or comments, please don’t hesitate to contact the Urban Roots team. Follow us on social media @UrbanRootsATX on Instagram and Facebook.

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