I never thought that this day would come, and I’m sure Georgia residents and brewers feel the same. I’ve been waiting for this since my first trip down South 7 years ago. This is an important day in Georgia craft beer. Today, SB 85 goes into effect. You can finally buy a beer for on-site consumption. You can finally take Read More
That’s right Central PA, Atlanta’s own SweetWater Brewing is arriving right here in our yard starting the week of 11/9/15. Don’t know about Sweetwater Brewing? Here’s the skinny: SweetWater Brewing opened in February of 1997 in Atlanta, GA They produce about 400,00 barrels a year. Expect lots of West Coast influenced IPAs in their arsenal, alongside lots of great treats. Read More
I’m finally getting back to normal life after my annual beercation to Atlanta earlier this month. Every year I delight in trying out new breweries, new beers, and seeing the exponential growth of the Atlanta craft beer scene. This year was different, the tone and vibe was harshed for one reason only: GA beer laws. I was totally prepared to Read More
SWEETWATER BREWING COMPANY ANNOUNCES DISTRIBUTION TO NYC, CONNECTICUT & CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA Southeast’s Largest Craft Brewery Begins Flowing in New Jersey & New York (September), Western Connecticut (November), Philadelphia Area & Central PA (November) ATLANTA (September 9, 2015) – SweetWater Brewing Company continues to drift on up the East Coast with launches this fall in New York City and Connecticut. In June, Read More
Get ready Georgia, a new brewery is coming to town. In Greensboro, just an hour from Atlanta and Augusta and 30 minutes from Athens, brewmaster Taylor Lamm will be opening Lake Country Brewing Company in 2016. Read all about it here: How did LCBC come to be? The genesis of Lake Country Brewing Company, which is scheduled to open in Read More
For this year’s Atlanta beercation, we decided to stay in Decatur and experience a different side of town. To our delight, Three Taverns Brewing had the same idea. This brand new brewery that just opened about a year ago is housed just a few blocks from the downtown Decatur square area and is already getting a lot of attention – Read More
After sitting down and chatting with the owner, John Roberts, it became clear to me that I had made a mistake in never visiting Max Lager’s before now. Located in downtown Atlanta, I arrived at the brewpub following a short walk from the Marta station to find a rustic but modern building reminiscent of Appalachian Brewing Co/The Abbey Bar in Harrisburg. Read More
Here’s a little something for my readers in the good old ATL. For the second year, Hawktoberfest returns to Phillips Arena, this year on Friday March 21st. Familiar? Grab your tickets here. Haven’t heard of it before? Then this is your opportune moment to check out a new and exciting beer event celebrating Atlanta craft breweries.