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ATL BREWS: Oktoberfest refuses to wind down

The 411 on Atlanta beers, breweries, brewpubs, and brewing companies

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OCT 15: Celebrate Oktoberfest with a firkin tapping!

Order an Oktoberfest tankard from Six Bridges Brewing in Johns Creek or Milton in advance here and get $5 fills of any lager on tap during Oktoberfest (Sept. 17 to Oct. 3), then take it home after it ends (Oct. 4). Supplies are limited! Check out our Six Bridges Brewing podcast!

Join Glover Park Brewery in Marietta, along with From the Earth Brewing Company, for their Oktoberfest celebration Sunday, Sept. 25.  They’ll have live music, authentic German fare and of course, great beer. You can get tickets here.  Check out our Glover Park Brewery podcast!

Mutation Brewing Company in Sandy Springs continues its first ever Oktoberfest celebration through Oct. 2 with BBQ specials and live music Saturday. The limited edition package gets you a special one-liter stein, a t-shirt, your first pour for free, and $8 one-liter beer refills!

Awkward Brewing in Fayetteville celebrates Awktoberfest Oct. 1 with music, Bavarian food, and lots of Awkward fun!

Horned Owl Brewing in Kennesaw is celebrating their second annual Oktoberfest through Oct. 2 with German-style beers, food trucks, and all things Oktoberfest!

Reformation Brewery (Woodstock) is having an Oktoberfest Party on Saturday, Oct. 1, starting at 2 p.m. VIP tickets include a boot glass, access to the VIP tent, two beer tickets, a six-pack of Reformation Oktoberfest to take home, and a hat to keep you cool. Check out our Reformation Brewery podcast!

StillFire Brewing in Suwanee will have their Oktoberfest celebration on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1 and 2, featuring five authentic German-style beers, live German music, and a costume contest.  A $10 cover starts at 3 p.m. each day. Check out our StillFire Brewing podcast!

Sunday, Oct. 2, from 1-5 p.m. join Gate City Brewing Company for the Gate City Makers Market. They’ll have over a dozen local and regional artisans and independent craftspeople.

Join Three Taverns Craft Brewery for a special Halloween Art Market on Saturday, Oct. 8, starting at noon. They’ll have over 15 local artists on site, as well as yummy food and some of the best beer in town! Check out our Three Taverns Brewery podcast!

The Westside’s Fire Maker Brewing Company has their third annual Oktoberfest celebration on Saturday, Oct. 15.  Entry is free and they’ll have firkin tapping, Oktoberfest themed food, and live music along with German beers and limited quantities of their official Beer Steins for sale (including your first pour)! Check out our Fire Maker Brewing podcast!

From the Earth Brewing Company in Roswell has Cowboy Mouth as part of their concert series on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 7 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 2, from 1-5 p.m. join Gate City Brewing Company for the Gate City Makers Market. They’ll have over a dozen local and regional artisans and independent craftspeople.

Check out the Make A Difference Beer Bash at The Lost Druid Brewery in Avondale on Thursday, Oct. 6 starting at 6 p.m.  Join them for great beer, food, and live music, all to benefit Day League, DeKalb County’s Sexual Assault Crisis Center. Check out our Lost Druid Brewery podcast!

Celebrate the third anniversary of NoFo Brew Co & Distillery in Cumming all weekend Oct. 7-9 with special releases, live music, local vendors, and food trucks.

Second Self Beer Company on the Westside is throwing a sweet event — Donut & Dessert Fest Atlanta — Sunday, Oct. 15, from 1-5 p.m., pairing donuts and other desserts with their beers.

Steady Hand Beer Co on the Westside holds Steadfest, their annual fall festival, on Saturday, Oct. 15 starting at noon featuring live music, food trucks, pumpkin painting, and more!  It is free until 5 p.m. and $10 after. Check out our Steady Hand Beer podcast!

Check out the Taste & Brews Fall Festival at Etowah River Park in Canton, GA, Sat., Oct. 15, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. They’ll have tons of great Southern food, a vendors market, live music, and a kid zone in addition to great craft beer.

Join Monday Night Garage in the West End for Carve in the Courtyard on Sunday, Oct. 16 from noon-8 p.m. They’ll have free pumpkins for carving, live music, face-painting, food trucks, and special seasonal beers. Check out our Monday Night Brewing podcast!

Line Creek Brewing Bus Barn in Fayetteville is having their first ever Monster Bash Halloween Costume Party on Friday, Oct. 28 from 8-11 p.m. They’ll have prizes for Best Solo and Best Group Costume, live DJs, Hog Pit BBQ, and their Scary & Fright Pumpkin Pie Ale available in 6-packs to-go. Check out our Line Creek Brewing podcast!

Electric BOO-Gallou Take Two is happening Friday, Oct. 28 from 6p-midnight at Best End Brewing Company in the West End.  They’ll have live music, DJs, drink specials, local vendors and a costume contest to celebrate Halloween!

Celebrate Hare-O-Ween at Red Hare Brewing Company in Marietta on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 2-7 p.m. with live music, a doggie costume competition, pumpkin painting, and more! Check out our Red Hare Brewing podcast!

High Card Brewery in Tucker will throw their Halloween Party on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 5-10 p.m. They’ll have special beer releases and candy.  Show up in a costume and get half off your first beer! Check out our High Card Brewery podcast!

Check out the Halloween Art Market at Eventide Brewing in Grant Park on Sunday, Oct. 30 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. They’ll have over 20 local artists, yummy food, and of course, cold beer! Check out our Eventide Brewing podcast!

Friday, Nov. 4, brings MannaFest back to Pontoon Brewing Company in Sandy Springs from 6-9 p.m. Proceeds go to benefit Manna Fund which raises money to help treat and educate about eating disorders, trauma, and other mental health issues here in Atlanta. They’ll have Memphis BBQ, a live blues band and all kinds of prizes!

StillFire Brewing in Suwanee is having an Art Market on Sunday, Nov. 13 starting at 1 p.m. featuring over 20 local artists, food trucks, and their award-winning beers.

Wild Leap Brew Co of LaGrange will be opening their Atlanta location in Centennial Yards this December featuring a full bar with their full line of spirits and wines! Check out our Wild Leap Brew podcast!

Cherry Street Brewing at Vickery Village in Cumming is celebrating their tenth anniversary with a full week of activities Dec. 6-12. Stay tuned for details!

Ongoing:

Monday

Join New Realm Brewing Co (550 Somerset Terrace NE, Atlanta) for Dirty South Trivia — Sex, Drugs, and Rock ‘n Roll-themed trivia and great beer every Monday from 7-9 p.m.

Burnt Hickory Brewery (2260 Moon Station Ct, Kennesaw) features trivia every Monday from 7-9 p.m. with prizes for first, second, and third place.

Tuesday

Celebrate Taco Tuesday every Tuesday at Line Creek Brewing Co. (150 Huddleston Rd, Peachtree City) from 4-9 p.m. Grab tacos from Georgia Tacos along with a fresh pint!

Every Tuesday night, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. at Round Trip Brewing Company (1279 Seaboard Industrial, Atlanta), you can play speed puzzle — bring your friends and attempt to assemble a 500-piece puzzle as quickly as possible for gift cards.

New Realm Brewing Co (550 Somerset Terrace NE, Atlanta) hosts Dirty South Trivia — Geeky Smart Stuff themed trivia — and great beer Tuesdays from 7-9 p.m.

On the first and third Tuesday of the month, play Harry Potter trivia at Best End Brewing Company in the West End (1036 White St. NW, Atlanta).  They feature both OWL and NEWT level questions about a different book each month.

Wednesday

Ironshield Brewing (457 N. Chestnut St, Lawrenceville) hosts Trivia with Chim every Wednesday from 6-10 p.m. Get your thinking cap on and your drinking pants ready for a night of fun trivia and prizes!

Second Self Beer Company (1317 Logan Cir. NW, Atlanta) features TriviaLab hosting trivia every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. with beer and food specials, prizes and house cash for your next visit.

Every Wednesday, Social Fox Brewing (20 Skin Alley, Norcross) features a trivia night from 7-9 p.m. for gift cards, beer, and other prizes for the top teams.

Reformation Brewery (Woodstock) (105 Elm St., Woodstock) has a trivia night every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. with prizes for first, second, and third place.

New Realm Brewing Co (550 Somerset Terrace NE, Atlanta) offers Music Bingo Wednesday nights, from 7-9 p.m. They play 40 seconds of a song and you cross it off your bingo card once you you hear — and recognize — it. Every round is a different genre of music, and it is free to play!

Monkey Wrench Brewing (3425 Martin Farm Rd, Suwanee) also challenges your ears and memory with Atlanta’s Best Music Bingo every Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. with house cash prizes.

Thursday

Ironshield Brewing (457 N. Chestnut St, Lawrenceville) features Game Board Night with the Gwinnett Board Game Society every other Thursday from 6-9 p.m. More info available here.

Trivia Lab presents trivia every Thursday at New Realm Brewing Co (550 Somerset Terrace NE, Atlanta) from 8-10 p.m.

Social Fox Brewing (20 Skin Alley, Norcross) holds an open mic night every Thursday from 7-10 p.m. It is absolutely free to attend, and you can sign up to perform at 6 p.m. (in-person only).

Join Round Trip Brewing Company (1279 Seaboard Ind., Atlanta) every Thursday from 7 to 9:15 p.m. for Dirty South Trivia and a chance to win gift cards for your next visit!

Saturday and Sunday

The first Saturday of each month, Eventide Brewing (1015 Grant St. SE, Atlanta) in Grant Park hosts Hops and Flow Beer Yoga — an all-levels yoga class and beer for $15 — bring your mat, a towel, and plenty of water.

Reformation Brewery (Woodstock) (105 Elm St., Woodstock) has Yoga on Tap on the first, third, and fifth Saturday of each month, plus a free pint or cup of coffee!

Join Blue Tarp Brewing Co (2316 Main St, Tucker) Saturdays from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. for Bend and Brew. Start your Saturday with yoga, then enjoy some VIP time with your first beer before doors open.

Social Fox Brewing (20 Skin Alley, Norcross) features a Social Sunday Brunch every Sunday from 1-8 p.m. with beermosas, belmosas, beer slushies, seltzers and craft beer.

Fire Maker Brewing Company (975 Chattahoochee Ave. NW, Atlanta) holds Hops and Flow Yoga the third Sunday of each month at 11 a.m. Your $15 entry gets you an all-levels yoga class and a tasty beer or seltzer. Bring your mat, a towel, and water. —CL—





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