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Eric Jackson

Eric Jackson

Our mission is to convert the non-beer lover into craft beer enthusiasts. We seek to educate and explore the world of craft beer by providing content that drives a heightened experience of the people that brew, serve and drink great beer.

Posts By Eric Jackson

Scofflaw Brewing Plans to Expand a Third Time

December 12, 2017 | Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

A little over three months ago, highly celebrated, IPA driven and high gravity specialists, Scofflaw Brewing, celebrated their one year anniversary. From their inception up until that celebration, they tripled their production capacity and here we are again with plans to expand. Prior to their second expansion, it was rare to find cans in the market and once they upgraded the canning line was back up and running, but here we are again, expanding. I wonder what great things are coming this time.

I recently spoke with Jonathan Ingram, Media Relations at Scofflaw. He share some great news concerning some upcoming projects as well as what might make its way into cans this time around. Read More

Event Recap | Wrecking Bar Strong Beer Festival

December 5, 2017 | Avg. Reading Time: 3 min

This past weekend one of Atlanta’s most notable brewpubs and historic buildings, the Wrecking Bar Brewpub, hosted their annual Strong Beer Festival. Well over 400 beloved beer enthusiasts defied the law of gravity and partook in big beers over 8%. Upwards of 60 beers were served at the festival with the lowest coming in at 8% and the highest ringing in right at 13.9%. The selection and variation of beer offered at this festival was not only above gravity, but above par – each one delivering a strength with purpose and craft. Read More

Ultimate 6er | A Can of Thanksgiving

November 16, 2017 | Avg. Reading Time: 3 min

I can hear my mom on Thanksgiving Day yelling, “EJ, get in here! It’s time to eat!” But times have changed since then, so I better not hear that nickname today. For any future yellings, please refer to me as Eric.

So let’s imagine for a second that instead of a Thanksgiving turkey on a silver platter, there was a can of beer. But what would that beer be? And say for instance instead of a green bean casserole, you guessed it, another can of beer? What beer would take its place? This is the Ultimate 6er for Thanksgiving, just in case your food happens to be all beer.
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Creature Comforts Brewing Co. | Table Beer

November 3, 2017 | Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

There has been a steady rise in the popularity of the bière de table in the last several years and if you have difficulty pronouncing it like I did, the English translation is table beer. This Belgium-style beer is designed and brewed for easy drinking. It’s a very balanced and simple recipe designed to cleanse the palate in between bites at the dinner table. With its low alcohol level, you can casually drink this throughout the day.

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Terrapin Beer Co. | Richland Reserve Vol. 2

October 3, 2017 | Avg. Reading Time: 1 min

As the weather begins to cool and the busyness of summer comes to a halt, the time for reflection and the warmth of family draws near. Terrapin Beer Co. out of Athens, GA has released a carefully crafted brew that will fill the glass, warm the heart and comfort the chill of fall and winter.

Releasing from their Ales from the Wood collection, we have Richland Reserve Volume 2—a collaboration with local Georgia coffee shop, Jittery Joe’s, local distillery, Richland Rum, as well as Nashville’s first bean-to-bar chocolate company, Olive & Sinclair Chocolate; all joined to create a rich and smooth Imperial Milk Stout for your drinking pleasure. Read More

Event Recap | 5th Annual The Shelton Brothers Festival

August 25, 2017 | Avg. Reading Time: 4 min

There are typically two responses when the Shelton Brothers are mentioned, either a person has never heard of them, or—if you’re like me—you thank the beer gods they exist. This specific festival has been around five years, and I dare to say, ATL probably hosted the best one yet.

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