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Picks in metro Atlanta for American Craft Beer Week 2018

5:18 pm May. 14, 2018

American Craft Beer Week, May 14-20, begins today, with celebrations at breweries, beer bars, bottle shops and restaurants all across the country.

Here are a few notable events around metro Atlanta this week:

Allagash’s Jason Perkins at

Beer Pick: Allagash Saison for Saison Day

3:00 pm Apr. 13, 2018

Saison is one of my favorite beer styles. And on Saturday from 1-5 p.m. Max Lager’s is hosting this years’s Allagash Saison Day.

In addition to several spot-on saisons from Allagash, there are examples of saisons

Beer Pick: UrbanTree Barrel-Aged Craft Cider

3:00 pm Mar. 23, 2018

You may not know it, but the Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) offers Cider Style Guidelines as part of its judge training and sanctioned competitions.

And so for the first time, a cider is this week’s

Beer Pick: Irish Dry Stout for St. Patrick’s Day

11:09 am Mar. 16, 2018

In honor of St. Patrick’s, today’s Beer Pick isn’t a beer, it’s a beer style.

As a devotee of Ireland, the Irish people, and their music, historic foodways and drink, I’ve always had a special place