Athens Beer Week
APRIL 9-15, 2018


  • 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

Local Breweries:
Creature Comforts
Southern Brewing Company
Copper Creek Brewpub
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
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  • 05:00 PM - Chops & Hops AKADEMIA tap takeover and special food pairings at Chops & Hops in Watkinsville.


  • 06:00 PM - AKADEMIA beer dinner with special beer releases and food pairings. Limited to only 30 seats. Call Akademia to reserve your space.


  • 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.


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FRIDAY, 4/13

  • 05:00 PM - AKADEMIA Paraskavedekatriaphobia 13% ABV imperial stout release celebration.


  • 11:00 AM - AKADEMIA special cask tapping.
  • 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

  • 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.
  • 06:00 PM - POST-BREWFEST GATHERINGS at TRAPPEZE PUB, AKADEMIA, TERRAPIN, CREATURE COMFORTS and HI-LO LOUNGE. Trappeze will be tapping special kegs and casks from Georgia breweries. The free shuttle (limited seating) will run from the BrewFest to Trappeze after the festival.

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