Handcrafted Wood Beer Tap Handles & Accessories

Your home-brewed beer has a distinct flavor. Pair it with a one-of-a-kind handle.

You’re not just a brewer; you’re a craftsman. We get that. At Half Yankee Workshop, each tap handle and bottle opener is hand cut and finished to give you a back bar as unique as your brew.
Half Yankee craftmaster Jeremy Jordan works with a combination of local woods from his home in Houston, Texas, and exotic woods sourced from reputable vendors worldwide. He shapes each piece of wood into a one-of-a-kind tap handle, taking inspiration from the beers he samples along the way.
Every handcrafted wood beer tap handle has a story—though of course, the bartender is free to embellish. Visit the shop to browse our Session Series, Seasonal Series, and Premium Reserve beer tap handles.


News From the Shop

Custom Tap Handle Build For Killen's Steakhouse

November 19, 2015

  When the famous Killen's Steakhouse opened their new restaurant in Pearland, Texas, they found themselves with a bar space like they've never had before.  While the restaurant has always had amazing selections of wine, whiskey and beer, this is the first time they've had a space to show it off.  They went all out in creating a very inviting space, with a long and wide Italian Marble bar, a beautiful glass wine tower, and rich dark wood paneling wrapping around the back of the bar.    Killen's Steakhouse plans to offer a robust selection of beer including hard-to-find, seasonal or specialty brews. When it came to tap handles they wanted to go a different route than using the one...

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Calling All Texan Craft Beer Drinkers!

July 19, 2015

In the Half Yankee Workshop spirit of helping out the home-brew and craft beer community we are asking for craft beer drinkers from Texas to take three minutes to help out a college senior.   "Hi! I’m a senior at the Honors College at Texas A&M University – Commerce and am currently working on my Honors Thesis. I have been fortunate enough to research a subject that is fun and relevant to my life: craft beer and its culture. My final project will be a five-chapter ethnography about the craft beer industry and its surrounding culture in North Texas. To create an accurate portrayal, I need opinions and information from those who make the industry possible – the customers!  This...

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Brew United Challenge 2015

July 07, 2015

BrewUnited Challenge

In our proud tradition of supporting the home brew community we are a sponsor for the inaugural BrewUnited Challenge.  This BJCP sanctioned contest enjoys an "Iron Chef" style setup brewing contest.

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Houston Breweries 5 Most Interesting Beer Tap Handles

May 28, 2015

I am positive that I am not the only person who has ordered a beer because it had great looking tap handle.  That's what interesting tap handles do, sell beer.  Often times the creativity used in designing these beer pulls is a direct reflection of the creativity they put in their beer.  So after lots of research and even more pints, these are my five favorite handles from Houston area Breweries.

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