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Beer Video Highlights

By Owen Ogletree


Brewtopia,, 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!

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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 cellar.
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 the ales.
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 Scotland
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 2008.

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.

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