About Us

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Devon Ponds and Ben Sabin, two industry veterans, founded Friends and Allies Brewing in mid-2015. Head Brewer Nathan Crane, formerly of Port Brewing/The Lost Abbey, expertly combines West Coast brewing techniques, standards and practices with the vibrant and eclectic east Austin culture, delivering a fresh, high-quality, unique local beer to a growing, influential, passionate community.

Friends and Allies proudly distributes all of it's product in the Austin area, believing that personal relationships with customers and the community are the best way to provide consistent, fresh, and enjoyable beer.

Friends and Allies Brewing Company’s primary production facility and tasting room is located in the heart of East Austin on 979 Springdale Rd. It is adjacent to Austin Eastcider’s Collaboratory and the Austin Bouldering Project, the largest bouldering gym in North America.