Spring Beer Festivals You Can’t Miss

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After multiple winter storms, gloomy days, and a lack of outdoor eating, everyone in Atlanta has got the itch to jump head first into Spring. I don’t know about you, but I’ll take my lungs full of pollen any day over the winter blues. Let’s toast to the 2014 Spring season with beer festivals galore. […]

Get Roasted in Milledgeville – Beans, Beer, and Baked Goods

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My first job while in college was as a barista at Blackbird Coffee in Milledgeville, Georgia. Not only was it a coffee shop, but it was also a small batch roaster. Once or twice a week, I’d walk into work to the smell of a freshly roasted batch of beans. The job gave me an […]

A Weekend Road Trip to Tybee Island

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After around 10 months of working two jobs, I was about ready for a vacation. As luck would have it, our friends decided to throw a joint bachelor/bachelorette weekend at Tybee Island over Memorial Day weekend. My wife (Andrea) is slowly but surely becoming a bit more of a Southerner (she just started mixing sweet […]

How to Survive the 2013 Beer Bourbon & BBQ Festival

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Well folks, it’s back and I’m already hydrating in preparation. The Beer Bourbon & BBQ Festival was easily one of top highlights of 2012 for me. Or at least I think it was (still a little hazy). After a sellout crowd in 2012, the show geniuses at BB&BBQ have upped the ante. In order to […]

Atlanta’s Newest Brewery: Monday Night Brewing

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Get ready Atlanta, Monday nights just got a lot more fun. “Tie one on” and head over to the Westside to check out the spanking new Monday Night Brewery. In an old warehouse at the bottom of Trabert Avenue sit three gents making some killer brews. Monday Night Brewing is the brainchild of Jonathan Baker, […]

Urban Hoedown at Riverview Landing

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Mark your calendar for great food, a good cause, and the “Southern Gothic” tunes from the Constellations at the Riverview Landing’s 2nd Annual Fall Festival. Friday Info The fall festival includes 2 days of fun, with Friday night activities bringing in the biggest crowd. Riverview Landing, an emerging community found around the Chattahoochee River, is […]

Small Batch Coffee Roasting in Thomasville, GA

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Coffee, like wine or whiskey, is created through an artful process.  While you can find a coffee shop on nearly every corner of any metro city, it is rare to run into a coffee shop that also roasts their beans in house.  This process, if you have ever been lucky enough to witness it, requires […]

Atlanta Beer Festivals Spring 2012

Atlanta Beer Festivals Spring 2012

One of the best things about the weather warming up in the south is that it’s festival season.  Some of the best festivals revolve around refreshing adult beverages.  The Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival kicked things off in Atlanta, and now its time to welcome the next few festivals.  Here are four beer festivals around […]

The Holy Grail of Festivals: Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival

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Brace yourselves Atlanta. The Beer, Bourbon, & BBQ Festival has finally arrived. BB&BBQ combines 3 festivals in one for 3 times the goodness. Atlanta as a city seems to embrace any excuse to throw a outdoor party for people to gather and day drink, but this one is a whole other animal. The festival website […]