the Atlanta Cask Ale Tasting and Classic City Brew Fest are operated by
Owen Ogletree of Athens, GA. Owen is a BJCP National Beer Judge, beer
traveler, award-winning homebrewer, founder of the Classic City Brew
Fest and Atlanta Cask Ale Tasting, and beer columnist for Southern Brew
News and Athens Magazine. Since 1994 our events have raised
thousands of dollars for Georgia charities and educated multitudes of
people in regard to responsible appreciation of flavorful craft beers.
Below are some of the best of our beer-related flash videos from
2008. Enjoy with a tasty craft beer!
Westvleteren Belgian abbey
and Cafe In de Vrede
Owen Ogletree takes a quick walk around the outside of Westvleteren
abbey and through the beer cafe across the street (In de Vrede).
De Heeren van Liedekercke
Belgian Beer Restaurant
Owner Joost De Four discusses his restaurant, beer cellar, and
appreciation of great Belgian ales. Herren van Liedekercke is located
in Denderleeuw, just outside of Brussels.
Moon River Brewing Company
- Savannah, GA
Join brewmaster/owner John Pinkerton on a tour of the Moon River
brewpub in beautiful Savannah, GA.
Grey Mare Pub's real ale
Join Owen Ogletree for a visit to the real ale cellar of the Grey Mare
Pub near Blackburn in Lancashire, UK. The pub serves the range of ales
from the nearby Thwaites brewery.
Thwaites head brewer discusses
Thwaites beer has been brewed in Blackburn, England since 1807. Hear
from the head brewer in the fermentation room.
Catherine Maxwell Stuart
in the Traquair House gift shop.
Traquair House brewery owner, Catherine Maxwell Stuart, discusses the
history of the Scottish ale brewery and gives a tour of the gift shop.
Traquair House Brewery in
Traquair House brewery was founded in 1965 by Peter Maxwell Stuart,
20th Laird of Traquair. Since his death in 1990 the brewery has been
managed by his daughter Catherine Maxwell Stuart. Join Catherine and
Owen Ogletree on an informal walk through the brewery in October of
Anchor Brewing's Distillery
A short tour of the Anchor distilling operations in San Francisco with
distiller Bruce Joseph.
Anchor Brewing Company -
San Francisco, CA
Check out the tasting room and beers at the pioneering Anchor Brewing
in San Francisco, California.
Stone Brewing Company's
beers in Georgia - September 2008
California's Stone Brewing released their amazing beers to the Georgia
market in late September of 2008. This video was made during the Stone
premier at Trappeze Pub in Athens, GA.
Cask Ale Night at Copper
Creek Brewing - Athens, GA
Copper Creek brewer Matt Buley discusses one of his cask-conditioned,
real ales and then has a customer tap it.
Brick Store Pub's
(Decatur, GA) new beer cellaring program.
Brick Store Pub co-owners Dave Blanchard & Mike Gallagher conduct a
tour of the pub's new beer aging areas.