ATL BREWS: Seasonal flavors and ‘laissez les bons temps rouler’

The 411 on Atlanta beers and breweries

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ALWAYS BE PREPARED:Emergency Beer comes in more than one flavor. Cover your bases!

Wild Heaven Beer has announced this year’s seasonal flavors for their Emergency Drinking Beer: Black Cherry (January), Tropical (April), and Watermelon (June).  In addition they’ve redesigned the packaging for their iconic brand emphasizing the flavor inside. Check out our Wild Heaven Beer podcast!

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!

Wild Leap Brew Co. in LaGrange will be celebrating Mardi Gras at Wild Leap! Saturday, Feb. 11, from noon to 6 p.m. with one day only small batch beers, craft cocktails, and NOLA-inspired vodka slushies, as well as live music, party favors, and food trucks. Check out our Wild Leap Brew 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.

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.

Join Reformation Brewery (Woodstock) Saturday, Feb. 11, from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. for their take on a Speakeasy! Wear your best ‘20s attire and step back in time.  They’ll have a full cocktail bar and their new release Orange Liqueur in bottles. Check out our Reformation Brewery podcast!

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. Check out our Line Creek Brewing podcast!

Red Hare Brewing Company in Marietta is having a Valentine’s Day Paint & Pint party Tuesday, Feb. 14, starting at 6:30 p.m. Your ticket gets you a free beer, all painting supplies, and a lot of fun!

Getting ghosted can be tough, but not Saturday, Feb. 18 from 4-10 p.m. at NoFo Brew Co. in Cumming at their Get Ghosted Party!  They’ll be celebrating all things Snow Ghost (one of their brews) with a snow machine, delicious food, live music and a possible sighting of the Abominable Snow Ghost!

Atlanta’s oldest craft brewery (and the eleventh largest craft brewer in the US), SweetWater Brewing Company, in 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.

Join Variant Brewing in Roswell for their Super Bowl Watch Party, Sunday, Feb. 12, starting at 11 a.m.  They’ll have plenty of TVs inside and out, as well as food vendors and great beer! Check out our Variant Brewing podcast!

Saturday, Feb. 18, join StillFire Brewing for their Beads & Beers Mardi Gras Party starting at 3 p.m.   They’ll be featuring live jazz music, New Orleans/Cajun food, a make your own mask table, free king cake, a special hurricane sour, and the release of their Mardi McFly Bourbon Street edition. Check out our StillFire Brewing podcast!

Join Social Fox Brewing in Norcross for a Fat Tuesday Social Tuesday, Feb. 21 from 4-10 p.m.  featuring the release of their Second Annual King Cake Beer. Check out our Social Fox Brewing podcast!

Horned Owl Brewing in Kennesaw is holding Starkbierfest from midnight Friday, Feb. 24 through 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25.  This German-inspired festival will feature powerful brews, live music, and a food truck.

Saturday, Feb. 25, from noon to 11:30 p.m. celebrate Fire Maker Brewing Company in West Midtown’s Third Grandiversary! Check out our Fire Maker Brewing podcast!

Join Pontoon Brewing Company in Roswell for their Fifth Anniversary: Wondrous Pontoon Ride party Saturday, Feb. 25, from noon to 7 p.m.

It’s finally here — the official Grand Opening of Wild Leap Atlanta in Castleberry Hill Sunday, Feb. 26, from 1-7 p.m. Your ticket includes a special commemorative glass, live music, a live DJ, special one day only beers, cocktails, and slushies, and a portion of the proceeds goes to benefit the Giving Kitchen.

Thursday, Mar. 16, beginning at 4 p.m., come celebrate Pre St. Patrick’s Day at Awkward Brewing in Fayetteville. Enjoy live music and shanties from Kraken’s Release, drink green beer, and join them for the launch of expanded days and times.

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—