This Week on Beer Guys Radio

Georgia BeerMODERN HOPS joins us to talk about a controversial topic in  the beer world, distribution.  As an independent distributor their goal is to work with breweries as partners to promote their brands and to bring amazing craft beer to all parts of Georgia.

TREEHORN CIDER joins us in the studio next week to talk about the craft cider movement and their new taproom in Marietta, GA.

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Reformation 500 beer
Woodstock’s Reformation Brewery releases 500 Barrel Aged Quad tonight at their taproom.  The beer celebrates their 4th Anniversary as well as the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. (Photo: Reformation Brewery)


Check out our Beer Events Calendar for a full list of what’s happening across Georgia and Alabama.

Friday | October 27th

Saturday | October 28th

Sunday | October 29th

Tuesday | October 31st


Wednesday | November 1st

Thursday | November 2nd


Next weekend head to Roswell for the Grand Openings of both Variant Brewing and From the Earth, then head to Decatur on Saturday for Three Taverns 4th Anniversary party, or Acworth for the Beer and Wine Fest.  Take it easy on Sunday and enjoy the petting zoo (yes, petting zoo) at Scofflaw.

Modern Hops distributor
(L-R) Phillip Barnes, Eric Levin, and Michael Lowenberg of Modern Hops, an independent craft beer distributor, are looking to change the relationship between brewers and distributors in Georgia.


Beers marked with a * are from breweries owned by AB Inbev, MillerCoors, or other “Big Beer” corporations.

Georgia Craft Beer

  • Atlanta Hard Cider Co. Crisp Apple | Craft Cider
  • Creature Comforts Table Beer | Table Beer
  • Creature Comforts / Interboro / Run the Jewels Stay GOLD | IPA (Limited availability at bars along Edgewood in Atlanta, to-go cans brewery only.)
  • Dry County IPA cans | IPA (Limited Cobb county distro until 1st of the year)
  • Dry County Lechuza cans | Mexican Style Lager (Limited Cobb county distro until 1st of the year)
  • Red Hare Sticky Stout | Oatmeal Stout
  • Reformation 500 | Bourbon barrel-aged Quad
  • Steady Hand Flower Business cans | IPA
  • SweetWater Woodlands Sinner’s Son | Bourbon barrel-aged Imperial Stout with coffee
  • SweetWater Hatchery Chocolate Milk Stout | Chocolate Milk Stout

Future/Planned Releases

  • Creature Comforts Galactic Space Circus | IPA
  • Omaha Brewing Amber Doc | Berliner Weisse style Ale
  • Omaha Brewing Blackberry Winter | Berliner Weisse style Ale with blackberries
  • Omaha Brewing The Trouble with Dubbels | Belgian style Dubbel Ale
  • Red Brick Journey Without Maps | DIPA
  • Three Taverns Inceptus 2017 | American Wild Ale (Releasing Nov. 4th)

Non-Local Craft Beer Releases

  • *Ballast Point Victory at Sea 2017 | Porter with coffee and vanilla
  • Birds Fly South Skin & Bone | Rye Saison aged in Chardonnay barrels with peaches
  • Carolina Bauernhaus July Prince | Golden Rye fermented in Chardonnay barrels with peaches
  • D9 Cryonic | IPA
  • D9 German Chocolate Cake | American Stout with coconut and pecan aged in Brandy foeders
  • Fantome Hiver | Dark Saison
  • Founders Backwoods Bastard | Bourbon barrel-aged Scotch Ale
  • Le Trou de Diable La Grivoise de Noël | Winter Ale
  • Marz Brewing Jungle Boogie | Pale Wheat Ale
  • Red Cypress Carl | IPA
  • Red Cypress Spook Hill – Citra Wet Hopped | IPA
  • Sierra Nevada Celebration | Fresh Hop IPA


craft beer
Mead, cider, and plenty of beer were enjoyed this week.  We opened cans and bottles from Superstition Meadery, D9 Brewing, Dry County, Cherry Street, Creature Comforts, and Blue Pants.