Brad Durham pays for a tour and gets three bottles of souvenir beer at Burnt Hickory Brewery in Kennesaw just after the stroke of midnight on July1. (Holly Steel /

Breweries celebrate new beer law on July 1

9:44 pm Jun. 30, 2015

Burnt Hickory Brewery became the first in Georgia to release bottles on site at midnight July 1.

Brad Durham of Kennesaw was first in line for the release at 3 p.m. June 30. By the time