The first few days of the new year have been very exciting for the Ackles! This week several press and magazines etc. got the opportunity to visit The Family Business Brewery in Austin to hear more about the venture. Several press outlets shared photos and sneak-peaks from their visit with articles etc. promised to be shared soon – here are some excerpts from an article shared by Austin360 who were at the event;
He and Danneel, also an important figure at the brewery, moved to Austin from Los Angeles because they wanted to be closer to family — the Graul parents live nearby. And from the start, the brewery has been a family affair. That’s where the name came from, though it had originally been a placeholder for something else, Ackles said.
“We racked our brains for close to two years because everyone emphasizes how important the name is to the success of the brewery,” he said. “And we just kept calling it the family business because family was pretty much all that was involved with it. But at one point, we said, ‘What if we just call it that?’
“We want people to appreciate the quality, appreciate the experience,” he said. Danneel “and I have always loved entertaining people at our home, and this is kind of an extension of that. This gives an opportunity to do something we’re passionate about and be part of an industry we are really proud of.”
Today Jensen and Danneel took part in a Facebook Live with Fox7Austin which you can view here. They shared that the brewery will be officially opening on Wednesday 10th of January 2018 (due to work commitments Jensen will not be in attendance).
Several photos from the day have now been added to the gallery as well as a photo from last night when a preview opening for family and friends was also held.