Athens Beer Week
APRIL 9-15, 2018

ATHENS, GEORGIA, USA

  • An exciting week of spring beer events in the beautiful college town of Athens, Georgia, USA.
  • Come out and support local craft beer!
  • See below for the full calendar of events that culminates with Classic City Brew Fest!
  • #ATHBW
 


































Photos by Kathleen Mansfield, Phil Farrell, Ale Sharpton & Owen Ogletree.


Come Help Us Celebrate

CRAFT BEER IN ATHENS, GA!
Local Breweries:
Terrapin
Creature Comforts
Southern Brewing Company
Akademia Brewing

  • Enjoy exciting tours of our local breweries, beer dinners, craft beer celebrations, special tappings and MORE during Athens Craft Beer Week that culminates on Sunday, April 15 with the 23rd annual Classic City Brew Fest!
  • Athens has become known around the Southeast as an upcoming center for craft beer.
  • As a beautiful, progressive and welcoming college town, Athens offers a wide range of restaurants, pubs and nightlife.
  • Post your photos and comments on our Athens Beer Week Facebook page.
  • Full calendar of events for Athens Beer Week is below...






2018 Athens Beer Week Events
- Check Back Often for Updates -


 
MONDAY, 4/9

  • 03:00 PM to midnight - SEABEAR OYSTER BAR ramen night paired with bottles of Creature Comforts Dayspring, Golden Door and Booger Hill.
  • 05:00 PM - Chops & Hops AKADEMIA tap takeover and special food pairings at Chops & Hops in Watkinsville.
  • 05:00 PM - THE ROOT Southern Meatloaf Night featuring a Southern Brewing Company tap takeover.

TUESDAY, 4/10

  • TERRAPIN takes over Fully Loaded’s Taps in Watkinsville.
  • 05:00 PM - TRAPPEZE hosts a tapping of special Southern Brewing kegs including Nite Nite BA Stout.
  • 05:00 PM - Creature Comforts' tasting room will offer pours of several bottled offerings to be purchased by the glass: Transmission, Southerly Love, Golden Door and Booger Hill.
  • 06:00 PM - AKADEMIA beer dinner with special beer releases and food pairings. Limited to only 30 seats. Call Akademia to reserve your space.
  • 07:00 PM - PULASKI HEIGHTS BBQ bottle share and ribs special.
  • 08:00 PM - HI-LO Lounge beer trivia with prizes.

WEDNESDAY, 4/11

  • 04:00 PM - HI-LO Lounge Scofflaw tap takeover.
  • 04:00 PM - Terrapin's taproom is open with special brews pouring.
  • TERRAPIN Industry Night at Terrapin’s tasting room ($3 beers with Service Industry paystub).
  • 05:00 PM - Creature Comforts offers a special tour experience led by Wood Cellar and Specialty Brand Manager Blake Tyers and will include 6oz tastings of DaySpring, Subtle Alchemy 001, Subtle Alchemy 002, Subtle Alchemy 003 and Triangulation throughout the tour, as well as a special look inside the barrel room(s). Each tour will last about one hour, and please be sure to wear closed-toed shoes. 21+. The tour experience is available for purchase here: http://www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com/shop/athens-craft-beer-week-special-tour. 
  • 05:30 PM - Southern Brewing Company's taproom opens with a lineup of celebratory beers.
  • 05:00 PM - TRAPPEZE hosts a Creature Comforts Showcase, including rare kegs of Awaken My Love and Athena Paradiso.
  • 06:00 PM - AKADEMIA / Peekskill collaboration beer debut at Akademia brewpub.
  • 06:00 PM - CHOPS & HOPS beer dinner with Southern Brewing Company and Terrapin Beer. Three pairings from each brewery and a collaboration brew with Terrapin and SBC. $45.

THURSDAY, 4/12

  • 04:00 PM - Terrapin's taproom is open with special brews pouring.
  • 05:00 PM - Southern Brewing Company's taproom opens with a lineup of celebratory beers.
  • 05:00 PM - TRAPPEZE does a vintage Terrapin stout tapping, including beers from 2014, 15, 16.
  • 05:00 PM - HI-LO LOUNGE's taps are taken over by Akademia.
  • 05:00 PM - Creature Comfort's taproom is open with special brews.
  • 05:00 PM - BUTT HUTT Southern Brewing tap takeover with live music from Derek Edwards.
  • 06:00 PM - BLUE SKY BAR - Terrapin Cumulus Lupulus Release Event.
  • 07:00 PM - LITTLE KINGS hosts a "Beer Science Cafe" presentation led by Daniel LePage PhD and Blake Tyers of Creature Comforts.

FRIDAY, 4/13

  • 01:00 PM - Terrapin's taproom is open with special brews pouring.
  • 03:00 PM - Creature Comfort's taproom is open with special brews.
  • LITTLE KINGS SHUFFLE CLUB - Friday Funday Terrapin Happy Hour.
  • 04:00 PM - BLUE SKY Athens Beer Weekend Pre-game featuring Southern Brewing Company.
  • 04:30 PM - Southern Brewing Company's taproom opens with a lineup of celebratory beers.
  • 05:00 PM - AKADEMIA Paraskavedekatriaphobia 13% ABV imperial stout release celebration.

SATURDAY, 4/14

  • 11:00 AM - AKADEMIA special cask tapping and Cherry Street collaboration release.
  • 01:00 PM - Creature Comfort's taproom is open with special brews.
  • 02:30 PM - Southern Brewing Company's taproom opens with a lineup of celebratory beers.
  • 04:30 PM - TERRAPIN 16th Annivesary Carnival at the brewery. $26 ticket includes beer samples, entertainment, a souvenir glass, and brewery tours.

SUNDAY, 4/15

  • 12:30 PM - TERRAPIN Kegs and Eggs – fill up before Classic City Brew Fest (just a short distance from Terrapin this year) with Kegs and Eggs Brunch.
  • 02:30 PM - 23rd annual CLASSIC CITY BREW FEST at the Athens Cotton Press. 55+ exclusive cask ales, local draft booths, special treat bottle tables and live Celtic music. www.BrewFest.net
  • 06:00 PM - POST-BREWFEST GATHERINGS at TRAPPEZE PUB, AKADEMIA, TERRAPIN, CREATURE COMFORTS and HI-LO LOUNGE. Trappeze will be offering special kegs, casks, and hearty food plates. The free shuttle (limited seating) will run from the BrewFest to Trappeze after the festival.



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