ATL BREWS: Strong beer and chili

The 411 on Atlanta beers and breweries

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This Friday and Saturday, Feb. 23-24, celebrate Starkbierfest at Horned Owl Brewing in Kennesaw! This is a traditional Munich celebration of strong beer with the brewery offering some new specialty beers, live music, and Bavarian treats.

Saturday, Feb. 24, starting at 1 p.m., join Schoolhouse Brewing in Marietta for their Inaugural Chili Cook-Off Event. Get your tickets here.

Wild Leap Atlanta celebrates their One Year Anniversary Saturday, Feb. 24 from noon to 6 p.m. They’ll have exclusive beers, live music, a live DJ, and delicious food. Get your tickets here. Check out our Wild Leap Brewing podcast!

Celebrate International Women’s Day with Monday Night Garage’s Women Who Drink party Thursday, Mar. 7, starting at 6:30 p.m. They’ll feature a guided tasting through a beer flight or cocktail flight, and a live DJ. Get tickets here. Check out our Monday Night Brewing podcast!

Join Social Fox Brewing in Norcross for Irish Fest Saturday, Mar. 9, from noon to 4 p.m. with Irish music, Irish dancing, face painting, balloon artists, food and more! Check out our Social Fox Brewing podcast!

Mark your calendars for GA Beer Day 2024, this year on Saturday, Mar. 9, at numerous venues around town — I’ll have more specific details as we get closer!

Horned Owl Brewing in Kennesaw follows up in March with their 4th Annual St. Patty’s Day Celebration March 15-17. They’ll have live music, special brews, and Irish cuisine — a full weekend of celebrating!

Reformation Brewery (Canton), Reformation Brewery (Woodstock), and Reformation Brewery (Smyrna) are all having a Golden Shamrock Hunt March 15-17. Find the Golden Shamrock and win a prize!

Awkward Brewing in Fayetteville celebrates their Awkward Anniversary 2.5/Awkward Moments Day 1-2 Friday, Mar. 15, to Saturday, Mar. 16, with new beers and live music!

The Suwanee American Craft Beer Fest is back Saturday, Mar. 16, from 1-5 p.m. in Town Center Park, right across the street from StillFire Brewing. Join in for an epic celebration of all things beer — admission includes samples of more than 400 craft beers, along with live music, food trucks, festival games, and local artists and vendors. A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit Cooper’s Crew, a local non-profit raising funds and awareness for childhood cancer research. Get your tickets here. Check out our StillFire Brewing podcast!

Laurel Canyon Brewery in Canton is having an Irish Pot Luck Meal on St. Patrick’s Day Sunday, Mar. 17, starting at 3 p.m. Bring your favorite Irish dish to share or just come in to participate in the festivities!

SweetWater Brewing Company’s 420 Fest is back April 20-21, this year at Pullman Yards in Kirkwood! Details here! Over 25 artists will be playing including Beck, Gov’t Mule and Grace Potter; there will also be local vendors, workshops, food trucks, an artists market, and more!



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

Wild Leap Atlanta (125 Ted Turner Dr SW, Atlanta) features Trivia Night from 7-9 p.m. featuring $15 Local Gold pitchers, $10 beer and shot specials, and weekly/tournament prizes — and admission is free!


Mutation Brewing Company (5825 Roswell Rd. NE, Sandy Springs) presents Team Trivia every Wednesday from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. with prizes for first, second, and third place.

Every Wednesday, join Hall & Hound Brewing Company (1920 Freedom Pkwy, Cumming) from 7-9 p.m. for Music Bingo! It is free to play and offers prizes for each round.

Dirty South Trivia hosts trivia at Round Trip Brewing Company (1279 Seaboard Industrial Blvd, Atlanta) every Wednesday from 7-9:15 p.m. featuring a food vendor and the chance to win a gift card for your next visit!

Cultivation Brewery (650 Langford Dr., Norcross) holds Team Trivia every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. You could win gift cards and other prizes!

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.

Fire Maker Brewing Company (975 Chattahoochee Ave NW, Atlanta) features Wednesday Night Trivia every Wednesday starting at 6:30 p.m.


Every other Thursday, it’s LEGO Night at Round Trip Brewing (1279 Seaboard Industrial Blvd, Atlanta)

Join Team Family Feud at Mutation Brewing Company (5825 Roswell Rd NE, Roswell) every Thursday starting at 7:30 p.m. with prizes for first, second, and third place.

Hall & Hound Brewing Company (1920 Freedom Pkwy, Cumming) features trivia night every Thursday starting at 7 p.m. It’s free to play and they’ll have prizes for the top three teams.

High Card Brewing (2316 Main St, Tucker) features Thursday Trivia from 7-9 p.m.

Every Thursday from 7-9 p.m., join Hall & Hound Brewing Co (1920 Freedom Pkwy, Cumming) for Team Trivia — prizes for the top three teams! —CL—