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Flagpole Talks Southern Brewing Company

Jun 25, 2015 by Kathleen

Flagpole published a nice piece this week on Athens’ newest brewery, The Southern Brewing Company, and how it stands out from most craft breweries. You can read the excerpt below, or “learn more” for the full article. Enjoy! Whether it’s Terrapin, Creature Comforts or newcomer Southern Brewing Co. (which opened for tours last month), Athens loves its small breweries. In the opinion of Southern Brewing...

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Athfest 2015

Jun 15, 2015 by Kathleen

It’s back! When: Wed. June 24 – Sun. June 28 Where: Downtown Athens, Georgia Why: To showcase local, regional and national music and art while benefiting AthFest Educates, an Athens-based nonprofit that has awarded nearly $200,000 in grants since 2009 to schools, community organizations, and government agencies to support high-quality music and arts education programming for Athens-Clarke County youth! Outd...

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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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