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Athens Welcomes The Southern Brewing Company

May 13, 2015 by Kathleen

This week we are proud to announce that The Southern Brewing Company, Athens’ newest brewery, is making its official hometown debut! Southern Brewing is the longtime brainchild of beer connoisseur Brian Roth along with business partners Rick Goddard and Mark Mooney. The brewery’s inaugural brew, Batch #00001, is a fresh Pale Ale that sits around 6.5%, with a peachy, citrusy nose and smooth, mellow hop back....

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New Look for Starr Hill

Apr 28, 2015 by Kathleen

Virginia craft brewery Starr Hill recently unveiled new designs for its label and packaging, citing the brewery’s musical roots and handcrafted identity as inspiration for the change. “The new labels bring the outside of the bottle in line with what’s on the inside,” said Jack Goodall, Starr Hill’s Marketing Manager. “For the past six months we’ve had tremendous participation and feedback from both long-time supp...

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Remembering Leon Farmer, Jr.

Dec 10, 2014 by Kathleen Mansfield

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our own Henri Leon “Big Chief” Farmer, Jr. on Monday. He was beloved by anyone who had the privilege of knowing him, and was a pillar of the Athens community. OBITUARY Henri Leon Farmer, Jr., age 77, passed away Monday, December 8, 2014. He was the only child of the late Henri Leon “Sarge” Farmer and Eloise Harmon Farmer. He spent fifty-fi...

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Craft Newsletter - Summer 2014 Edition

Jun 26, 2014 by Kathleen

We have lots of updates for you this summer, and you can read about them in the Summer 2014 Craft Newsletter! We’re excited to introduce Fannin Brewing to the Northeast Georgia market. Out of Blue Ridge, Fannin is a small microbrewery with a local theme. Dahlonega Gold, Hiawassee Golden Ale, and Blue Ridge Lager are among the beers we’ll be starting out with on our Fannin lineup. Starr Hill has some new bee...

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World Beer Cup 2014

Apr 14, 2014 by Kathleen

We’d like to wish a hearty cheers to all of our breweries that placed in this year’s World Beer Cup. What an honor! Widmer Brothers Hefeweizen Gold Medal – American-style Wheat Beer with Yeast Blue Point Rastafa Rye Bronze Medal – Rye Beer Starr Hill Whiter Shade of Pale Ale Gold Medal – American-Belgo-style Ale Redhook Audible Ale Gold Medal – Classic English-style Pale Ale Monday N...

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