Austin News 8 provides this detail in text format:
Some Austin residents are working to create the state’s first co-op beer pub in the European sense of the word. The Black Star Pub is the brainchild of Steven Wyarak, who had lived in Belgium and liked the quality of beer and pub atmosphere there.
“We’re starting up a community-owned bar here in town. I wanted to do something cooperative, something that would involve the community [and see] what options are out there, what can we do?” Wyarak said.
When you click the link to watch the video, you’ll see Michael Badnarik’s assistant Jon Airheart pouring a beer. You’ll see him again in the news clip, too. You’ll also find out just why it is a neat free-market solution.
Why cry in your beer when you can have fun and make money off the process?