ATL BREWS: Anniversaries, Micheladas, and relief efforts

The 411 on Atlanta beers and breweries

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NOT GEORGIA, BUT: Michelada on my mind?

Atlanta Brewing Co on the Westside has a new taproom exclusive beer called Michelada on My Mind that is a Michelada-inspired lager with notes of Habanero, red bell pepper, Cajun spices and sea salt.

If you want a real Michelada, head to Elsewhere Brewing in Grant Park for their version featuring their Rauchbier style lager combined with tomato juice and jalapeno salt.

Kettlerock Brewing in Peachtree Corners celebrated its one-year anniversary the weekend of May’s Friday the13. Live music in the taproom, craft vendors and lots of food were on hand, as well as merch giveaways throughout the weekend. Check out our Kettlerock Brewing podcast!

Blackberry Farm Brewery in Lilburn also celebrated their one-year anniversary the same weekend with food, live entertainment, and free prizes!

Marietta’s Red Hare Brewing celebrated a decade plus one year, that’s right, their 11th anniversary, May 14, making it one of the oldest breweries in town. Brand new beers, food trucks, and live music all made the day! Check out our Red Hare Brewing podcast!


Join Dr. Scofflaw’s at the Works ATL on the Westside on Saturday, May 21, for the F the Z event and beer release benefitting Ukrainian relief efforts. They’ll have a food truck and great beer.  Also, from now through May 21, Scofflaw will donate 100% of the proceeds from the sales of Flippin Bird Spirits and Snowman Blood Water  to Ukrainian Relief Efforts.

Social Fox Brewing is having a Boozy Book Fair on Saturday, May 21, from 2-5 p.m.  Read it Again Bookstore will bring a selection of curated books and Social Fox brings the brews! Check out our Social Fox Brewing podcast!

Celebrate Armed Forces Day with Lawrenceville’s Ironshield Brewing and Whole Hog BBQ on Saturday, May 21 starting at noon.  They’ll have live music all day along with full liter beer stein specials, and of course, bbq from a whole hog! Check out our Ironshield Brewing podcast!

Sunday, May 22, from 2-6 p.m., join Dry County Brewing for Lightning Baseball’s Brew for a Ball, raising funds for Lightning Baseball’s 7U travel team. They’ll have food, music, cornhole, local vendors, and of course plenty to drink!  Register here for the cornhole tournament.  Check out our Dry County Brewing podcast!

Second Self Beer Company on the Westside is having their Comedy Night on the Lawn Friday, May 27 from 8-10:30 p.m.  It is absolutely free with seating on the lawn. Bring your own chair or blanket, if you don’t want that bottom grassed. A food truck will be there for when you get hungry! Check out our Second Self Beer Company podcast!

Reformation Brewery's Woodstock location will launch their new beer, A Cold One, a pilsner with classic Noble hops, brewed in partnership with 97.1 The River. That’s Friday, May 27, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. for the launch party  You can also find it on tap now at all three of their locations. Check out our Reformation Brewery podcast!

Reformation Brewery’s Canton location kicks off their Screen on the Green series on Wednesday, Jun. 1 with family friendly movies each week including The Sandlot (June 1), Tangled (June 8), SING! (June 15), Cruella (June 22), Jungle Cruise (June 29), Space Jam (July 6), Aladdin (July 13), The Incredibles (July 20), and Encanto (July 27).

Wild Leap Brew Co in LaGrange holds their Wild Leap Wing Jam on Saturday, June 4, from 6-10 p.m. featuring all your favorite wings as well as vegan options, live music, one-day only beers, and brewery games. Check out our Wild Leap Brew Co podcast!

Check out the Glover Park Art Market at Glover Park Brewery in Marietta on Sunday, June 5, from 12:30-7:00 p.m. featuring a food truck in addition to all the good beer and local art. Check out our Glover Park Brewery podcast!

If you’ve ever wanted to learn improv, join Arches Brewing in Hapeville Friday, June 5, from 10:30-noon for a beginner’s workshop.  You can sit and watch or join in for the fun—get your tickets here.  Check out our Arches Brewing podcast!

The Glover Park Brewery Art Market occurs Sunday, Jun. 5, from 12:30-7:00 p.m. featuring a Father’s Day pop-up with artists ranging from ceramics to candles to jewelry and more.  They’ll also have a food truck and great beer!

Atlanta Summer Beer Fest is happening Saturday, Jun. 11, from 4-8 p.m.in historic Old 4th Ward Park — featuring over 200 different beers, wine, seltzers, ciders and live music!  Tickets available here.

Sunday, Jul. 3 marks the one-year anniversary of Sabbath Brewing in EAV. Tickets go on sale Jun. 1 for this celebration that will include live music, special beers including their first bottle release, and a Waffle House food truck!





Check out Line Creek Brewing Bus Barn (300 City Center Dr, Fayetteville) Trivia Night every other Monday starting Mar. 7 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. hosted by Super Geek Trivia Nights.  It will alternate with Music Bingo on Mondays.


If you’re looking for something other than trivia, check out Speed Puzzles at Round Trip Brewing (1279 Seaboard Industrial Blvd, Atlanta) on the Westside every Tuesday from 6:30-9:00 p.m. Assemble a 500 piece puzzle as quickly as possible, and you might win a gift card for your next visit!

Steady Hand Beer (1611 Ellsworth Industrial, Atlanta) has a trivia night every Tuesday at 7 p.m., and you can play for gift cards and beer.

Peachtree City’s Line Creek Brewing (150 Huddleston Rd) celebrates Taco Tuesday every Tuesday from 4-9 p.m. through the end of May with the help of Georgia Tacos.

Variant Brewing Company (66 Norcross St, Roswell) celebrates Trivia Tuesday every Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. Prizes for first, second, and third place.


Ironshield Brewing (457 N Chestnut St, Lawrenceville) also features trivia every Wednesday from 7:15-9:00 p.m.

Tucker Brewing (2003 S Bibb Dr, Tucker) has trivia on the first and third Wednesdays every month from 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Join Trivia Night at Social Fox Brewing (20 Skin Alley, Norcross) every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m.  Beer and prizes to the top team each week.

Reformation Brewery (105 Elm St, Woodstock) now has trivia every Wednesday at the Woodstock location.  Prizes go to first, second, and third place every week.


Join Second Self Beer (1317 Logan Circle, Atlanta) for Game Night Thursdays from 5-9 p.m. featuring a different video game each Thursday in addition to board and arcade games!  They’ll also have $10 pitchers available.

Ironshield Brewing (457 N Chestnut St, Lawrenceville) features board game night with the Gwinnett Board Game Society the first and third Thursday of every month—everyone is welcome!

Social Fox Brewing (20 Skin Alley, Norcross) features their own game show called “Fox Feud” based on the popular survey game show.  Teams can have as many members as you want and play absolutely free!

Round Trip Brewing (1279 Seaboard Industrial Blvd, Atlanta) features trivia from Dirty South Trivia every Thursday from 7-9 p.m.


Join Second Self Beer Company (1317 Logan Circle, Atlanta) in West Midtown for $3 pint night every Friday!

Saturday and Sunday

Social Fox Brewing (20 Skin Alley, Norcross) is now a proud sponsor of the Atlanta Gladiators and you can purchase some of their brews at Gas South Arena! You can also watch all the Gladiators away games in the taproom now through Apr. 16!

Sundays from 1-3 p.m. check out The Bingo Show at Arches Brewing (3361 Dogwood Dr, Hapeville). Play bingo with beer and drag queens!

Ironshield Brewing (457 N Chestnut St, Lawrenceville) features Beer and Brainpower—a five round mixed-theme trivia game—starting at 3 p.m. every Sunday.—CL—

CL's ATL Brews is always looking for the scoop on Atlanta breweries, whether it's your own or just one you consider your second home. Send info to jill at creativeloafing.com