Top 10 Breweries in Atlanta for Father’s Day
Top 10 Breweries in Atlanta for Father’s Day
This weekend is Father’s Day! When we think of Father’s Day, we tend to think of Dad grilling and maybe drinking a beer. Since beer is synonymous with Dad, why not take him to a brewery to celebrate his day? Not sure where to go? In order to help you out, check out our list of the top 10 breweries in Atlanta!
Located in Atlanta on Logan Circle NW. Second Self was started in 2005 by two friends: Jason Santamaria and Chris Doyle. When they made beer, it was their “escape from their corporate jobs/life and what seemed to be an alter ego. They jokingly called this alter ego their…Second Self. ” Second Self is open to the public for tastings Thursday – Sunday, and every Saturday is Taco Saturday! Tours are offered on weekends at 3:00 PM. Beer Recommendations: Thai Wheat and A.T. Ale
Located in Atlanta on Ottley Drive. SweetWater was founded in 1997. SweetWater “started as a pipe dream of two college buddies,” and it “has turned into a dream job full of great adventures and lip-smackin’ beers.” The Taproom Tour is offered Wednesday – Sunday, and no reservations are required! Hours vary depending on the day, and there are food trucks outside! Make sure to bring your ID and wear close-toed shoes! Beer Recommendations: 420 Extra Pale Ale and Goin’ Coastal IPA
Two locations: West Midtown and The Garage. Monday Night Brewing was surprisingly founded during a bible study. Founders Jeff Heck, Joel Iverson, and Jonathan Baker “started brewing beer together on Monday nights as a way to get to know each other better.” Both locations are open daily. Dogs and babies are welcome at Monday Night Brewing, and feel free to bring non-alcoholic beverages from home! Beer Recommendations: Dr. Robot and Han Brolo
Located in Atlanta, overlooking Piedmont Park and the Atlanta Beltline. Orpheus Brewing is named after the Greek mythological character Orpheus. The people at Orpheus Brewing “focus on new hops, wild fermentations, and barrels, always committed to creating beers that live up to our motto, ‘Don’t Look Back’.” The tasting room is open daily so that you can enjoy some great beer, no matter what day of the week it is! Beer Recommendations: Atalanta and Transmigration of Souls
Located in Decatur and founded by “two lifelong Georgians: Nick Purdy and Eric Johnson.” The beer at Wild Heaven are “designed to offer something new to the beer landscape—not simply creating our version of what everyone else is doing.” The Tasting Room here is open to the public Wednesday – Sunday. All ages are welcome at Wild Heaven, so the kids can come, too. Don’t forget to bring your id! Beer Recommendations: Emergency Drinking Beer and Bestie
Located in the West Midtown area of Atlanta. Founded in 1993, Red Brick Brewing Company is the oldest operating craft brewery in Georgia! At Red Brick, the people are “devoted to a quality craft beer experience, both in the bottle and at our brewery.” If you want to go to the tasting room, it’s open Wednesday – Sunday. Don’t have time for a tour? Red Brick offers beer to go Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM! Beer Recommendations: Hoplanta and Soul of the City
Located in Alpharetta, Jeckyll Brewing is also the first brewery to be opened in Alpharetta. At Jeckyll Brewing, everyone is “intensely focused on hand-crafting sophisticated beers from the finest ingredients.” They “are passionate about the art of creating a great beer.” The Taproom is open Tuesday – Sunday. Parking is free, too! Outside food and non-alcoholic drinks are allowed, and dogs can be on the front lawn! Beer Recommendations: Hop Dang Diggity and Southern Juice
Located in Historic Roswell. Gate City was founded by Brian Borngesser and Pat Rains and named after Atlanta’s nickname, “The Gate City.” It is “a humble (& tasty) testament to the power of independence and value of resilience.” Two converted mechanic shops now house the brewhouse and taproom. The taproom is open daily and has up to 20 beers on draft! There are also food trucks and live music! Beer Recommendations: Copperhead and 1864
Located in Decatur. The motto at Three Taverns is “transcendo mediocris, or ‘surpass the ordinary.'” They aim to “unlock and inspire the pursuit of a more transcendent experience of life.” The tasting room at Three Taverns, The Parlour, provides an old-world setting in which you can enjoy a beer with family and friends. Please be aware that The Parlour is 21+ only, and they do not take reservations. Beer Recommendations: A Night on Ponce IPA and Prince of Pilsen
Located in Marietta. Red Hare started selling beer in 2011, and they became the first brewery in Georgia to can their beer in 2012! Red Hare was also the first brewery in the world “to use the evercan- a high recycled content aluminum can.” The Taproom is open Tuesday – Saturday, and tours are offered Wednesday – Sunday. Dogs are welcome as our guests of all ages. Those under 21 can try the homemade sodas! Beer Recommendations: Gem City Classic and Gangway IPA
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