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, […]

Southern Brews: Lazy Magnolia’s Southern Pecan Nut Brown Ale

Lazy Magnolia's Southern Pecan Nut Brown Ale

Lately, craft beer has been enjoying a renaissance of sorts, and southern breweries have been leading the charge. One brewery sets the bar in terms of creativity – Lazy Magnolia of Kiln, MS. Lazy Magnolia is Mississippi’s first and only brewery. It has an impressive lineup, but its crown jewel, and my personal favorite, is […]

Atlanta Beer Week 2011

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If you thought that the Atlanta beer festivals this summer were fun, wait till you experience an entire week of craft beer! Atlanta Beer Week is an entire week devoted to craft beer… in Atlanta.  The week long hoppy extravaganza begins on October 1 and ends on October 8, 2011.  This year is supposed to […]

Natty Greene’s Buckshot Amber Ale by the Growler

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We shuffled our way into the car, half asleep, eyes barely open, coffee deprived, but anxious for what the Memorial Day weekend had in store for us.  Originally when we had plotted our course, we had made plans to stop by Greensboro, North Carolina on our way to Smith Mountain Lake in Virginia.  Those plans […]

Tapping the Terrapin “Indiana Krunkles”

Terrapin Beer Co. "Indiana Krunkles"

This past Wednesday, I was scanning over The Trot Line Twitter feed, and I noticed an interesting post by Terrapin Beer Company.  They had announced that they would be tapping one of the first casks of their side project beer, “Indiana Krunkles” at The Fred.  After the initial excitement of a new Terrapin beer getting […]

Atlanta Summer 2011 Beer Festivals

Atlanta Beer Festivals 2011

It’s past time to shake off those winter blues and welcome summer time with open arms.  One of the best parts about this time of year is that there is a festival going on around the city just about every weekend.  We love to celebrate in the South, and thankfully we know how to cool […]

The Duck-Rabbit Brown Ale Hop and Waddle

The Duck-Rabbit Brown Ale

When I was first introduced to beer, my tastes immediately gravitated towards typical Brown Ales like Newcastle.  There was something about all of those complex flavors that I loved.  Soon after my love for Newcastle developed, I began exploring the world of dark ales altogether, including high gravity brews. At the time, I’m not sure […]