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Great Southern Beer Fest kicks off in ATL on April 28

Show your appreciation for local beer from Georgia and our neighbors  

Courtesy Great Southern Beer Fest
Photo credit: Courtesy Great Southern Beer Fest
HOPPY HOEDOWN: Get down with your favorite Southern brews

 

The inaugural Great Southern Beer Fest is kicking off in Atlanta before rolling through Birmingham, Jacksonville, and Chattanooga. The festival features more than 75 beers from prominent breweries from all over the South including Alabama’s Good People Brewing Company and North Carolina’s Wicked Weed Brewing. In addition to tasting a variety of beers, delicious food is available from Southern-inspired local chefs, a blind beer tasting, lawn games, live music, and more. General admission tickets include all the beer tastings you can handle and a commemorative full-sized mason jar. We do love our mason jars down here. Y’all be safe, designated driver tickets are available at a reduced price. Rain or shine, 21+ only.

$46-$55. 1-6 p.m. Sat., April 28. John Howell Park, 797 Virginia Ave. N.E. www.greatsouthernbeerfest.com. 404-624-9453.

 

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