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6 local beers to warm you up this winter

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Atlanta’s craft breweries are in the giving mood this holiday season. The beer makers have responded to the cold, dark days with fittingly similar brews, as stouts, porters, and brown ales have officially replaced the summer’s hoppy and citrus-infused flavors. Whether it’s a last-minute gift, a way to combat the gloomy weather, or a means of surviving upcoming family gatherings, there are lots of reasons to try these local winter seasonals. Scout the StorytellerPhotograph courtesy of Reformation Brewery Reformation Brewery’s Scout the Storyteller Reformation calls this winter beer a “festive stout,” and it’s easy to see why. Made with fresh ...

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ASW Distillery can finally make its liquor locally

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Charlie Thompson and Jim ChasteenPhotograph by Jarrett Christian Making whiskey under Georgia’s restrictive laws requires patience, as Jim Chasteen and Charlie Thompson will tell you. Five years after launching Atlanta-based ASW Distillery, the pair finally ran liquor through their custom copper stills for the first time last month. Until then, they had to outsource production of their bourbon and whiskey to a distillery in Charleston. “Our goal was always to bring production to Atlanta,” says Thompson. The facility on Armour Drive, just around the corner from SweetWater Brewing Company, is now open for tours and tastings. After learning about the ...

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ASW Distillery can finally make its liquor locally

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Charlie Thompson and Jim ChasteenPhotograph by Jarrett Christian Making whiskey under Georgia’s restrictive laws requires patience, as Jim Chasteen and Charlie Thompson will tell you. Five years after launching Atlanta-based ASW Distillery, the pair finally ran liquor through their custom copper stills for the first time last month. Until then, they had to outsource production of their bourbon and whiskey to a distillery in Charleston. “Our goal was always to bring production to Atlanta,” says Thompson. The facility on Armour Drive, just around the corner from SweetWater Brewing Company, is now open for tours and tastings. After learning about the ...

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ASW Distillery can finally make its liquor locally

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Charlie Thompson and Jim ChasteenPhotograph by Jarrett Christian Making whiskey under Georgia’s restrictive laws requires patience, as Jim Chasteen and Charlie Thompson will tell you. Five years after launching Atlanta-based ASW Distillery, the pair finally ran liquor through their custom copper stills for the first time last month. Until then, they had to outsource production of their bourbon and whiskey to a distillery in Charleston. “Our goal was always to bring production to Atlanta,” says Thompson. The facility on Armour Drive, just around the corner from SweetWater Brewing Company, is now open for tours and tastings. After learning about the ...

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Beer Here!: Atlanta’s own SweetWater Brewing Company announced…

Source: Eater Atlanta

sweater0811.jpgAtlanta’s own SweetWater Brewing Company announced on Monday a new design for its bottled beer. The new glass containers are being released to compliment SweetWater’s bottle conditioning process, which naturally, instead of mechanically, carbonates the product inside. “Quality of product — and of life — have always been what we value most, so we we’re thrilled to be at a place where we could make an investment in the advancement of our packaging and beer, ultimately delivering the freshest possible experience for our customers,” SweetWater co-founder Freddy Bensch said in a release. [EaterWire]

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