News From the Shop

July 19, 2015

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Calling All Texan Craft Beer Drinkers!

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.

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July 07, 2015


Brew United Challenge 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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May 28, 2015


5 Most Interesting Beer Tap Handles from Houston Breweries

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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May 21, 2015

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2015 Reddit Homebrewing Competition

Reddit Homebrewing Competition
The Half Yankee Workshop is a proud official sponsor of the 2015 Reddit Homebrewing Competition.  This year will mark the sixth time the contest has been ran in this popular community.  Our handcrafted wood beer tap handles are among this year’s many prizes along with other prizes from some great vendors. 

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