Frequently asked questions

Have questions? We have answers! If you have a question we didn’t cover, please feel free to call our office at 512.385.2299

Q: Do you have food?

A: The Black Forest hours are Friday-Sunday 12-5pm. Hours posted are subject to change. The Black Forest is available for group orders and catering arrangements. Check the menu and call ahead for large groups. Find details on their website. Email the chef/owner/operator for group orders and other questions. When The Black Forest is not open or if you have dietary restrictions, you are welcome to bring food for yourself. We offer a variety of snacks at the bar.

Q: My friend doesn’t drink beer. Do you have anything for her to drink?

A: We sell bottled sodas and Rambler sparkling water at the bar. You or your friend may bring in a small amount of wine, cider, or as many non-alcoholic beverages as she wishes. We do not allow hard liquor, mixers, or setups. It is our expectation that visitors enjoy Live Oak beers while visiting Live Oak Brewing Company. We reserve the right to ask parties who are not making purchases at the bar to leave.

Q: I’d like to have a party at the brewery, how does that work?

A: Currently we are not hosting any group events.

We appreciate arrival notice for groups of 20 more and bus tours. Please email the Taproom Manager to let us know to expect you, or for assistance in planning your group event. Check our calendar for upcoming events and the Biergarten rental page for information on hosting an event at Live Oak. Please note that we do not allow piñatas, balloons, glitter, confetti, or cascarones in the biergarten at any time.

Q: Where can I smoke?

A: Smoking is only allowed in designated areas.  Smoking is not allowed in the biergarten areas, and you may be asked to move. Please look for signs and ashcans that designate smoking areas.

Q: Can I get a tour? 

A: Brewery tours are now available on select Saturdays. Information can be found here

Q: Do you have wifi?

A: Sure do. No password required.