Remember the old days (i.e., a few short years ago) when drinking local beer in Atlanta meant choosing between the offerings of SweetWater, Atlanta Brewing (now Red Brick), and, well, Terrapin (kind of)? No disrespect to the esteemed pioneers, but those days are thankfully done.
In honor of Atlanta's newest brewery entrant—Oak Brewpub in Oakhurst, which is pouring now though its own brews are still fermenting, per Decaturish—and the passage of a law that will finally allow Georgia brewers to sell a glass of suds directly to visitors, we've compiled a list below that maps out some of our (relatively) new favorites.
Many of these breweries are intriguing reinventions of old places. And it's all part of Atlanta's new, creative, and local-loving landscape. So cheers, y'all.Read More