American Craft Beer Week has finally arrived. Prepare yourself for some epic events going on in the Atlanta area all week! Some highlights with a focus on local offerings are below
Midway Pub – Huge list of rare beers pouring starting at 5 pm. Local rarities include: Red Hare Tequila IPA, Three Taverns Departed Spirit, Orpheus Minotaur, Red Brick Nitro 20th Anniversaryy, Red Brick Unholy Beast (one of their rarest and best beers ever!), Monday Night Bourbon Drafty Kilt, and Terrapin Bourbon Wake N Bake
Ale Yeah Decatur – Blue Tarp’s Hopster The Grouch release party. Hang with the guys from Blue Tarp and buy this limited release, an 11.6% Oak Aged Brettanomyces Double IPA. Only around 100 bottles will be released.
Brick Store Pub – Three Taverns will release their much anticipated new barrel aged beer, Departed Spirit. Also will have several rare Three Taverns releases as well.
Sweetwater Brewing – Several limited release beers will be on tap: Project Hash: Brown Ale, Orange Hash IPA, Halliwell:Tart Ginger Wheat, Keg Hoppped IPA
The Porter – Creature Comforts Athena tap takeover. Come try 10 different versions of this tart berliner weisse including ranberry, black currant, and blueberry!
SweetWater Brewing – Several limited release beers will be on tap: Whiskey Barrel Aged Hop Hash, IPA with Sorachi Ace Hops, Keg Hopped IPA, Happy Ending, and a Fan-choice infused beer – show up at 5 and decide what we put in the Hee-Haw!
Ale Yeah (all three locations) – Try Creature Comforts award winning DaySpring is a Grisette, or a light bodied, low alcohol farmhouse ale featuring locally grown wheat with Saccharomyces & Brettanomyces and Cosmik Debris, an 8.3% Double IPA. We’ll be celebrating the release of these beers at all 3 shops and in Decatur we’ll be pairing these beers plus one other with cheeses from Many Fold Farm, a dairy right here in Chattahoochee Hills, GA. From 5-8pm and for the low, low price of $10 all of these delicious pairings can be yours.
Wild Heaven – First Anniversary party from 8-11 pm. Featuring new sours and barrel aged beers
SweetWater Brewing – Special limited release beers will be on tap: Happy Ending aged in George Dickel Whiskey Barrel & 2012 Festive Ale
Southern Beer Tours – Join us as we visit the 3 largest breweries in Atlanta. We visit SweetWater, Red Brick, and Red Hare. Transportation, beer, brewery tours, and a gift bag included for $65.