Red Brick's new Head Brewer will discuss Winter Ales. The event will include tastings as well as a meat and cheese pairing from Pine Street Market in Avondale Estates.
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Monday, October 22, 2012
The brew will flow this week. Here is a long list of Decatur events connected to Atlanta Beer Week.
Atlanta Beer Week started Saturday with the always-fun Decatur Craft Beer Festival. For beer lovers, there's a lot more. The Decatur Minute provided this list of beer events coming up this week, starting with a Decatur Beer Crawl on Monday. For those of you who weren’t able to get tickets to the festival, you can head over to Ale Yeah! to purchase your ticket to the Decatur Passport Crawl. The crawl is on Monday, Oct. 22 and starts at the Brick Store Pub. You have all week to collect your passport stamps, but those who turn in their completed passport by Tuesday, Oct. 23 get a special prize pack. Also at Ale Yeah! on Saturday, the shop will be holding an “Asheville vs. Atlanta” tap takover. They’ll have plenty of taps from both Asheville …
Monday, September 17, 2012
Tickets for the Decatur Wine Festival are also available.
Update: Katie Abel of the City of Decatur says tickets to the Decatur Craft Beer Festival sold out in about 30 minutes. The earlier story. Tickets for the Decatur Craft Beer Festival go on sale at noon Monday, Sept. 17. You can only buy tickets at Ticket Alternative and they go very fast. They cost $40 each and include a commemorative glass. The beer festival will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, on the Decatur Square. Tickets for the Decatur Wine Festival are now on sale at Ticket Alternative. Tickets are $35. The wine festival will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 3 on the Square. LeeAnn Harvey, volunteer director for the City of Decatur, says only a few volunteer spots remain for the beer festival. If you're interested, …
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
What's next? Perhaps a craft distillery.
The ordinance that now allows craft beer brewing in Decatur may have to be amended to allow a craft distillery. Assistant City Manager Lyn Menne said Monday night that someone who wants to open a distillery has approached the city. It's not allowable now under city ordinances but that's the kind of business Decatur wants to encourage, she said. "It's the new trend," Menne said. The city commission voted 5-0 to amend the city zoning ordinance to allow craft beer brewing in the East Decatur Station area. Three Taverns and Blue Tarp Brewing want to start making craft beer there. These breweries want to sell beer on the retail level. The amendment will not affect Twain's, which is a microbrewery and does not sell off premises.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
The logo for the Decatur Craft Beer Festival is a beer-drinking viking. The person who comes up with the best name wins a festival T-shirt!
The Decatur Craft Beer Festival has unveiled their logo -- a viking with a beer stein in hand. Now they're asking festival fans to help name the logo, and they're offering a free T-shirt to the winner. You can post your suggestions on the festival Facebook page. The festival will be held noon-5 p.m. Oct. 12. Tickets will cost $40 and go on sale at noon Sept. 17, with all tickets sold online through Ticket Alternative. A link will be available here closer to the date of sale. Go to the beer festival website for more information.
Friday, July 6, 2012
The shop on West Trinity has expanded its offerings.
About a month and a half ago, Greene's Fine Foods at 141 East Trinity Place announced it would soon start selling gourmet sodas, wine, craft beer and beer growlers. The beer tap are now in place. Tommy Greene sent an email recently announcing that "Greene’s Growlers, Craft Beer, Wine, and Soda shop is now open for business! Come check out our great selection of cold bottled beer, growler fills, wine selection, and gourmet sodas." Here are the 16 beers available in growlers: Sweetwater 420, Sweetwater IPA, Sweetwater Waterkeeper, Clown Shoes Chocolate Sombrero Stout, Ommegang Rare Vos, Highland Brewing Oatmeal Porter, Green Flash West Coast IPA, Terrapin Monk’s Revenge, Dogfish Head Palo Santo Marron, Crispin Original Hard Cider, Piraat …
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
"The Decatur market, in particular, was already very beer savvy and it seemed natural to really make an effort to offer some of the exciting beers available."
Saturday, March 3, 2012
Other events dedicated to fine spirits are planned around Atlanta this month.
By Charles Arnold March is the month for that favorite party, the time we celebrate Saint Paddy who chased the snakes out of Ireland and converted the heathen. But March 2012 is a month of much more. It all starts this weekend with a fine fest celebrating beer, barbecue and bourbon -- although not necessarily in that order. This list includes events in Decatur and Avondale Estates as well at the other big happenins in the Atlanta area -- in chronological order. On Saturday, March 3, from noon-6 p.m. Daisy Duke and The Boots Girls will be dancing while you taste it, sip it and pork it, all to live music at Atlantic Station at the Atlanta Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival. Get your favorite designated driver. They give you a souvenir glass for …
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
It will hit the market Feb. 1.
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Brewery launches beer in bottled form.
Don’t put your bottles out until people ask for it. At least that’s the advice Nick Purdy got when he and long-time friend Eric Johnson were starting Wild Heaven Craft Beers. Eight months later, with business increasing every month, that advice for the Avondale Estates-based brewery seems to have paid off. Wild Heaven celebrated the launch of its first bottled beers with an exclusive launch at Ale Yeah! on College Avenue in Decatur, followed by a roof top tasting party at Tribute Lofts Skypad in Atlanta. The initial shipment of over 1,000 cases was sold out before the launch party, and Purdy said there was a demand for more on the next order. Wild Heaven began distributing draft beer in September. Starting today, beer fans across …