This Week in Georgia Beer

This Week on Beer Guys Radio

This week… Macon Beer Company.  New owner Yash Patel joins us this week.  We’ll chat about his goals for the brewery, an interesting partnership, and why in the world he was homebrewing at 13.

Next Week… Upcoming breweries featuring Banyan Roots, Split Batch, and Line Creek Brewing.  We’re taking the show on the road and recording live at the Atlanta Cask Ale Tasting at 5 Seasons Westside.  Keeping the tradition alive, we’ll chat with a few of the breweries coming to Georgia this year.

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Macon Beer Co.
Macon Beer Co.’s new owner plans to keep with tradition while making some changes to their breweries beers and branding. (Photo: Macon Beer Co.)

GEORGIA CRAFT BEER EVENTS

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

Friday | January 19th

Saturday | January 20th

Tuesday | January 23rd

Wednesday | January 24th

Thursday | January 25th

Next Weekend…

Monday Night Garage releases Beyond the Clouds, Atlanta Winter Beer Fest hits Atlantic Station,  fill up at the Second Self beer dinner at Publix (really), Red Brick Brewing hosts a comedy night, and catch the live painting event at Orpheus.

Atlanta Cask Ale Tasting
There’s still time to grab tickets to the Atlanta Cask Ale Tasting this Saturday.  Click the pic for more info!

BEER RELEASES

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

Georgia Craft Beer

  • Creature Comforts Tritonia with Mango, Orange, and Lime | Fruited Gose
  • Monday Night Whirling Dervish | Dry Irish Stout with coffee
  • Red Brick Bloodsugar/sexmagic Hype Whale | Bourbon barrel-aged Imperial Stout with cacao nibs, vanilla, cinnamon, coconut, and coffee (Brewery release on 01/25)
  • Red Brick Hawaiian Hype Whale | Bourbon barrel-aged Imperial Stout with coffee, coconut, and macadamia nuts (Brewery release on 01/25)
  • Service Lincoln’s Gift \ Oyster Stout
  • Variant Hoppy Seraphic | Hoppy Blonde Ale

Future/Planned Releases

  • Monday Night Garage Beyond the Clouds | Brett IPA (Releasing 01/27)
  • Rome City Brewing Co. Cranmaw | Cranberry Wheat Ale
  • Two Tides Tan Lines | Dry-hopped Pilsner

Non-Local Craft Beer Releases

  • Bells Hopslam | DIPA (Maybe, no confirmed dates yet.)
  • Decadent Ales S’mores DIPA | DIPA with marshmallows, graham cracker, vanilla, cinnamon, and chocolate
  • Evil Twin I Always Felt Closer to IPAs Than I Did to People | Double dry-hopped IPA
  • Evil Twin Nasty Trunks | Dry-hopped Sour Ale with lactose
  • Evil Twin / Omnipollo Coffeenade | Coffee and lemon IPA
  • Heavy Seas 22 | Rye whiskey barrel-aged Rye Tripel
  • Heavy Seas Siren Noire | Bourbon barrel-aged Imperial Stout with chocolate
  • Kees Imperial Stout 1850 | Russian Imperial Stout
  • Kees Strawberry Fields | Milk Stout with strawberries
  • Off Color Dino Smores | Russian Imperial Stout with cocoa nibs
  • Off Color Known Gnome | Porter with quassia bark and liquorice roots
  • Omnipollo Lustro | Hazy IPA
  • Omnipollo Noa Pecan Mudcake | Imperial Stout
  • Prairie Paradise | Imperial Stout with coconut and vanilla
  • Stillwater This Is Only a Test 001 | Tangerine IPA

WHAT WE’RE DRINKING

Studio Beers
A nice sampling from Barrel of Monks, Monday Night Brewing, New Realm, Wrecking Bar and Orpheus kept our thirst quenched this week.