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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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Classic City Brewfest 2014

Mar 21, 2014 by Kathleen

Classic City Brewfest is back! This Athens Area Humane Society fundraiser is an exciting afternoon of good beer and good company in downtown Athens, GA at the Foundry Park Inn & Melting Point. This year’s Brewfest is on Sunday, April 13th, 2:30-6pm and will feature more than 350 craft beers from around the country and world, including 25 special one-off real ales located in the third annual “Cask Ale Pa...

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Bringing the Gift of Starr Hill to Georgia

Feb 19, 2014 by Kathleen

This month we introduce a new brewery to our lineup from Charlottesville, VA. Starr Hill Brewing is seasoned in the art of fine beer, and it is with great pleasure that we now provide our Athens and Northeast Georgia customers with the following brews from their year-round offerings: Northern Lights IPA is “a classic American-style India Pale Ale” at 6.5%, characterized by a strong hop flavor and citrusy fl...

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