ATL BREWS: Drawing blood, drawing beer

The 411 on ATL beers and breweries

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NEXT STOP: Line Creek Brewing.

Do something good for someone else! Head over to Line Creek Brewing in Peachtree City Saturday, Jan. 21, from 1-5 p.m. and donate blood for their LifeSouth Community Blood Centers Blood Drive. You can register here and now! Register ahead of time here. Check out our Line Creek Brewing podcast!

Join Wild Leap Brew Co. in LaGrange Saturday, Jan. 21, from 1-6 p.m. for their Comfort Food Festival featuring food trucks, live music, and one-day only beers, cocktails, and slushies. Admission is absolutely free! Check out our Wild Leap Brew podcast!

If you like donuts and you like beer, check out Second Self Beer Company on the Westside for Donut & Dessert Fest Atlanta Sunday, Jan. 22, from 1-5 p.m. Your ticket includes donut and dessert samples, along with beer and coffee. Come out and vote to help name Atlanta’s favorite donut and dessert! Check out our Second Self Beer podcast!

Come to compete or come to eat—it’s Gate City Brewing Company in Roswell’s Chili Cook Off Sunday, Jan. 22, from 1-3 p.m. Up to ten contestants will complete for the $200 grand prize and People’s Favorite. You must use a Gate City beer in the recipe!

If you live further north, head to Six Bridges Brewing in Johns Creek Sunday, Jan 22, from 1-5 p.m. for their Fourth Annual Chili Cook Off with members of Johns Creek PD vs. Johns Creek FD, as well as local civilian competitors, all vying for the winning title of “Best Chili! Check out our Six Bridges Brewing podcast!

Join Glover Park Brewery in Marietta for a Sip n’ Paint Party Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 6:30 p.m. Your ticket gets you a seat, all the painting materials you need, step-by-step instructions, and a free craft beer, cider, or soda of your choice! Get yours here. Check out our Glover Park Brewery podcast!

Dry County Brewing Company in Kennesaw is playing Bob’s Burgers Trivia Wednesday, Jan. 25, from 7-9 p.m. hosted by Lights Up Entertainment. Check out our Dry County Brewing podcast!

Roswell’s Gate City Brewing Company hosts the Sleddy Yeti 80s Ski Party Saturday, Jan. 28, from 1-10 p.m. They’ll have real snow, a live DJ, a food truck, and signature drinks including spiked and regular hot chocolate.

Monkey Wrench Brewing in Suwanee is having a Third Anniversary Party Saturday, Jan. 28, starting at noon with a live DJ, axe throwing, special beer releases, and a food truck. Get your tickets here. Check out our Monkey Wrench Brewing podcast!

Saturday, Jan. 28 from noon to 9 p.m. join Slow Pour Brewing Company in Lawrenceville for Anything But a Cup Day. You bring it, they’ll fill it with delicious beer! They are also offering prizes for crowd favorites.

Wild Leap Atlanta downtown is throwing an I Love the '90s Party Saturday, Jan. 28, from 8 p.m.-midnight. There’s no cover! They’ll have one-night only beers, cocktails, and slushies; a live DJ; classic '90s movies and TV shows on big screens; a food truck, and all the '90s you can handle!

Join Mutation Brewing Company in Sandy Springs for their One Year Anniversary party Saturday, Jan. 28, from 6p.m.-midnight! They’ll have lots of giveaways and five special edition beers on tap, as well as food and live music.

Saturday, Jan. 28, from noon to 9 p.m. celebrate On Cloud 9, Eventide Brewing in Grant Park’s Ninth Anniversary Party! They’ll be releasing three special beers, have kid-friendly activities, a big balloon drop for prizes, and karaoke into the night. Get tickets here. Check out our Eventide Brewing podcast!

Celebrate the Seventh Annual 'Lanta Gras with SweetWater Brewing Company Sunday, Jan. 29, from 1-5 p.m.! The parade rolls from Bessie Branham Park starting at 1 p.m. and finds its way into downtown Kirkwood for the festival.

Join Red Hare Brewing Company in Marietta for their HARE-larious Comedy Night Saturday, Feb. 4, at 7:30 p.m. Your ticket includes your first draft beer. Check out our Red Hare Brewing podcast!

Sunday, Feb. 12, starting at noon, enjoy Drag Brunch at Pontoon Brewing Company. Celebrate Venus D'Lust’s birthday along with nine queens, including some all stars from previous shows. Tickets include your first two beers and entry to the show.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Line Creek Brewing Bus Barn in Fayetteville with their Valentine’s Day Beer Dinner starting at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy a four course meal curated by Hog Pit with 12 oz. beer pairings and live music. More details and tickets available here.

Cultivation Brewery in Norcross asks Will You Be Our Valentine? Friday, Feb. 10, from 6-10 p.m. They’ll have two food pop-ups, live music, and delicious brews.

Atlanta’s oldest craft brewery (and the eleventh largest craft brewer in the US), SweetWater Brewing Companyin Midtown, celebrates their TWENTY-SIXTH anniversary Saturday, Feb. 18, from 1-11 p.m. They’ll have live music from Lotus, The Floozies, Dog in a Pile, and the Hedonistas, as well as lots of vendors and food trucks.

Help Dr. Scofflaw’s at The Works say %#$@ Cancer Saturday, Feb. 18, from noon to midnight. Proceeds from the event go to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Help by purchasing their new %#$@ Cancer IPA or any other brew.

The Atlanta Winter Beer Fest takes place Saturday, Feb. 11, from 1-5 p.m. at Atlantic Station, featuring over 150 different beers and over 25 wines and ciders. They’ll also have live music, a live DJ, and food. Get your tickets here.

Saturday, April 1, from 1-9:30 p.m. join Steady Hand Beer Co., in West Midtown, and Crawfish for a Cause for Mental Awakening ‘23. Crawfish for a Cause is a non-profit organization that raises funds and support for mental health and suicide awareness in Atlanta. Expect live music, art for sale, food, beer, seltzers, and lots of crawfish! Get tickets here. Check out our Steady Hand Beer podcast!



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.


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

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.


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!

Three Taverns Craft Brewery (121 New St., Decatur) features Comedy on Draft on the last Wednesday of each month featuring some of the best comedians in Atlanta as well as food pop-ups and great beer!

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.

Cultivation Brewery (650 Langford Dr., Norcross) holds Geeks Who Drink Trivia Night every Wednesday from 7-9p starting February 1. It is free to play, and you could win gift cards and other prizes for answering bonus questions!

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 hear — and recognize — it. Every round is a different genre of music, and it is free to play!

Kennesaw’s Burnt Hickory Brewery (2260 Moon Station Ct, Kennesaw) features Music Bingo Wednesdays from 7-9 p.m. with prizes awarded to first, second, and third place.

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


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

Join Round Trip Brewing Company (1279 Seaboard Industrial Blvd NW, 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. —CL—