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The goal of any brewery should be to produce great beer and positively impact their community. Many breweries have this similar mission, but few are as mission-driven as Savannah-based Service Brewing Co.
Featured image courtesy of Creature Comforts.
If you’re the type of beer lover who really enjoys sour beers, the recent news of acquisitions may have you searching for your new favorite when it comes to fruit-forward sours in the Southeast. Look no further! We’ve discovered 6 sour and funky ales that showcase a variety of fruits, perfect for summer sipping.
Southbound Brewing Co. opened its brew kettle in May 2013 as the first production microbrewery in Savannah, Georgia. It is the brainchild of Smith Mathews and Carly Wiggins. But the story begins long before Southbound’s name was ever uttered.
Union General William Tecumseh Sherman torched most of the Confederate South on his 1864 March to the Sea, but his swath of destruction met its end when he came upon the lovely city of Savannah, GA. Overcome by its beauty and bounty, tough old Sherman presented an unscathed Savannah to President Abraham Lincoln as a Christmas gift. – Service Brewing Co.
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Grab your pretzel necklace and get your liver ready for one of the Southeast’s premier events! This year marks the 9th annual Savannah Craft Brew Fest presented by Southbound Brewing Co. and Habersham Beverage. Located in Historic Savannah, Georgia across from the infamous River Street, this festival boasts a large pour list, generous VIP offerings, and several exciting activities to keep you busy for the afternoon.
Labor Day Weekend | Saturday September 3rd, 2016 | 1PM-5PM
Savannah International Trade & Convention Center | Savannah, GA
Here’s a little-known tidbit about veteran-founded Service Brewing Co. in Savannah, Georgia: They weren’t profitable their first year, but the brewery still managed to donate more than $20,000 to charities that support service. That’s because service is more than a name here — it’s a mission.
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.