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Event Recap | Terrapin Beer Co. Hop Harvest

November 30, 2015 |

The 2015 Hop Harvest at Terrapin Beer Company was fantastic. The festival was full of splendid brews, wonderful local merchants, delicious food and a whole lot of friends from Terrapin!  Read More

Red Brick Brewing | Georgia’s Oldest Craft Brewery Celebrates 22 Years

September 25, 2015 |

This weekend, Atlanta’s Red Brick Brewing Co., Georgia’s oldest craft brewery, is throwing a big birthday bash for its 22 anniversary — and there’s a lot to celebrate.

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Savannah’s Coastal Empire Beer Co: 2015 Is a Year of Milestones

September 16, 2015 |

Savannah, Georgia, known for its ghost tours, historic riverwalk and ruckus St. Patrick’s Day parties, is swiftly attracting yet another type of tourism: craft beer adventurers. And the city’s Coastal Empire Beer Co. is part of the evolution.

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Event Preview | Augusta Beerfest

August 3, 2015 |

Augusta Beerfest Saturday / August 15, 2015 Two Sessions: 1pm – 4pm & 6pm – 9pm Tickets: $30 Advance / $40 at the door / VIP $75 Advance

Augusta celebrates its second annual Augusta Beerfest this month. Saturday, August 15, … Read More

Witnessing History as Georgia’s New Beer Laws Take Hold

July 1, 2015 |

As a hazy orange moon, colored by far away wildfires in Canada and Alaska, hung high in the late-July sky, a line snaked the length of half a football field outside the front door of Burnt Hickory Brewery in metro Atlanta Tuesday night.

The people at the very front of the line had been there since 3 p.m., tolerating Georgia’s heat and humidity for hours. Others had wandered up to the Kennesaw brewery after work or after dinner.

Craft beer lovers in other states may wonder, “What’s the big deal? People stand in line for bottle releases all the time.” But you’d be wrong. This doesn’t happen in Georgia. Read More

GRAND OPENING! | Tip Top Taps Growler Station

May 13, 2015 |

Columbia County’s Chamber of Commerce hosted the Grand Opening of Tip Top Taps last week. This is the newest place in town to find great craft beer by the growler, howler and bottle. Tip Top Taps had a soft opening … Read More

SweetWater 420 Fest | 7 Reasons Rain Couldn’t Stop This Party

April 21, 2015 |

The SweetWater 420 Fest rolled into downtown Atlanta April 17-19 — and so did big time thunderstorms.

It had rained in Atlanta every single day of the week leading up to the festival’s kick-off Friday. The weather left Centennial Olympic Park, home of the 1996 Summer Olympics, a virtual mud pit. Even the walkways were a slip ’n slide of muck.

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The Burnt Hickory Brewery | The Fighting Bishop

April 7, 2015 |

ABV 8.5% | IBU 23

The Burnt Hickory Brewery is a sleeping giant that is awakening in Kennesaw, Georgia. It has been in business for only 3 years, as of April 2015. In such a short period of time, Burnt … Read More

Weekly Growler Fill | National Beer News Roundup

March 30, 2015 |

Welcome to the wonderful world of craft beer news. This week, I’m showcasing five completely different stories. To give you a little taste: Adam Dulye is now the Executive Chef of the BA and CraftBeer.com, American craft beer exports are seriously growing, and Oskar Blues made a big purchase. Read on to find out all of the details in this edition of the Weekly Growler Fill.

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Three Taverns Brewery

February 3, 2015 |

Three Taverns Brewery
121 New Street
Decatur, Georgia 30030

Hours of Operation:
Thurs-Fri: 5:30-9:00p
Saturday: 1:00-5:00p
Sunday: 1:00-5:00p (9/6 ONLY)

Step into Three Taverns Brewery in Decatur, Georgia, and you’re instantly transported somewhere else. This is more than a brewery. Three Taverns is an experience. Read More

12 Beers of Christmas Day 5 | SweetWater Festive Ale

December 18, 2014 |

Christmas songs play on the radio way too early and holiday sales seem to go up before the kids have even picked out their Halloween costumes. But as annoying as starting Christmas too early can be, SweetWater Festive Ale could be released on the 4th of July and I’d be okay with that.

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Atlanta’s Orpheus Brewing | How a Fantasy Brewery Became a Reality

September 8, 2014 |

Success in life is a combination of timing, who you know and luck. Jason Pellett and Orpheus Brewing are living proof of how good things happen when all three of those come together.

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Shock Top Brewing Co | Honey Bourbon Cask Wheat

July 15, 2014 |

Shock Top Brewing Co. St. Louis, MO  | Honey Bourbon Cask Wheat

ABV: 5.5 %

It was Friday night in Columbus, Ga. and my boyfriend and I decided to make the most of our weekend and take a trip out on the town.

Heading out for a night of stories to be made often starts with a desire to have something in our stomachs before filling up on alcohol. We  chose Momma Goldberg’s Deli on Broadway in what is known as uptown Columbus, Ga.

My discovery at this sandwich shop wasn’t the food, though. No, my discovery was of a new brew which, with one sip, sent my tastebuds back to the breakfast table on weekday mornings before school in my childhood days. I’ve had beer smells (Natural Light and Keystone Light) direct me back to less pleasant memories of my flip flops sticking to the floor of the beer caked basements at a college fraternity houses. This beer, however, left me with a scent I encountered from a cardboard General Mills box. Read More