This Week in Georgia Beer

This Week on Beer Guys Radio

This week… Second Helping beer launch with SweetWater and The Giving Kitchen.  The annual Second Helping campaign is kicking off with the latest version of their IPA.  We’ll talk about the beer and the mission of The Giving Kitchen and share a few of the breweries coming to Georgia and Alabama this year.

Next Week… we’re talking with Macon Beer Company.  New owner Yash Patel joins us to talk about the revamped Macon Beer Co. and what’s in store for the future.

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The Giving Kitchen - Bryan Schroeder
The Giving Kitchen Executive Director (and part-time DJ) Bryan Schroeder joined us to chat about their Second Helping collaboration with SweetWater and the mission of his organization.



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

Friday | January 12th

Saturday | January 13th

Sunday | January 14th

Monday | January 15th

Wednesday | January 17th

Thursday | January 18th

Next Weekend…

The 14th Annual Atlanta Cask Ale Tasting descends on 5 Seasons Westside, Ocmulgee Brewpub celebrates 1 Year, Second Self pairs up beer and cheese, Monday Night drops Whirling Dervish Coffee Stout, Arches holds a blanket and coat drive, and Wild Leap hosts a 90s party.

Pontoon Grand Opening
Join Pontoon Brewing for their official Grand Opening party this weekend in Sandy Springs.


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

Georgia Craft Beer

  • Arches Five Week Sail | Strong Lager
  • Creature Comforts Get Comfortable 2018 | IPA
  • Dry County Brewing Neon Neon cans | Berry Berliner Weisse (Brewery-only)
  • Jailhouse 2 Year Sentence | Flanders Red
  • New Realm Radegast | Triple IPA (Brewery release 01/13)
  • Second Self Triforce | IPA (Brewery release 01/13)
  • Service Grisette | Grisette Ale with house yeast

Future/Planned Releases

  • Left Nut Mystique | Belgian Style Dark Flavored Ale
  • Monday Night Rucksack | Hefeweizen

Non-Local Craft Beer Releases

  • Birds Fly South False Face | Bourbon barrel-aged Sour Stout
  • Birds Fly South Love Birds 1-5 | Wine barrel-aged blended sours
  • Fifty-Fifty Eclipse | Barrel-aged stout (several variants)
  • *Lagunitas Sumpin’ Easy | Pale Wheat Ale
  • *Wicked Weed Katta Masala | Barrel-aged Sour with mango and spices


Storey Time
We’re popping tallboys of Storey Time IPA, a collaboration with Good Word Brewing and Anthony Storey from our friends (and sponsors) CRL Contracting.