Events Around The Festival

The guys at Liberator in Georgia have put together an absolutely insane lineup of events. There are quite a few great spots out in Decatur (a short Uber/Lyft away) that are all worth checking out. We encourage you to go to as many as you can:

Monday, 14 August

Carolina Bauernhaus Launch at The Porter Beer Bar (1156 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta)

Tuesday, 15 August

Brewski Mini Tap Takeover at The Porter Beer Bar (1156 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta)
“Ale-B-Q” Beer Dinner at Sweet Auburn Barbecue: Tickets available here

Wednesday, 16 August

ATHxATLxAUSxAVL at Staplehouse (541 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta): featuring BBQ from Staplehouse & B’s Cracklin’ and suggested beer pairings from Jester King, Burial, and Creature Comforts
Hourglass Launch at My Parents’ Basement (22 N Avondale Rd, Avondale Estates)
-Green Bench Tap Takeover at The Porter Beer Bar, plus various ciders and meads from Shelton Brothers

Thursday, 17 August

Farmhouse As Fuck at The Porter Beer Bar (1156 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta): 50 farmhouse beers and saisons on tap all day!
Brick Store Welcomes the World tap takeover at Brick Store Pub (125 E Court St, Decatur)
Sour Power at Argosy (470 Flat Shoals Ave SE, Atlanta), starting at 5 p.m. Sour beer showcase! Yes, there will be Cantillon.
South Has Something to Say at Midway (552 Flat Shoals Ave SE, Atlanta): Southeast IPA showcase, all day
Oyster Party With Saisons at Kimball House (303 E Howard Ave, Decatur), starting at 3 p.m., featuring beer from Burial, Oxbow, Fonta Flora, Creature Comforts, Three Taverns, and Holy Mountain
Burial Brand Spotlight at My Parents’ Basement (22 N Avondale Rd, Avondale Estates)
Brewers Lecture Series with Tom Bonafair from Allagash at Hop City Midtown: Tom will be discussing the use of Brettanomyces and coolship brewing techniques. Enjoy an Allagash Tap takeover featuring Josephine, Cuvee D’Industrial and more. Takeover starts at 3 p.m., lecture at 6:30.

Friday, 18 August

Session 1.5 at The Porter, all day, featuring timed tappings of Black Project, Birds Fly South, and Arizona Wilderness
Flight of the Unicorns at Midway
Shelton in the Front, Creatures in the Rear at Argosy: Front of bar is all Shelton Brothers breweries; back of bar is all Creature Comforts. Back closed for brewers! Starting at 5
Three Taverns & Friends at Brick Store Pub (125 E Court St, Decatur) featuring 8 Wired, Allagash, Cloudwater, Creature Comforts, Black Project, Bearded Iris, Burial, and Oxbow
Brand Spotlights at The Porter: Black Project at 12 noon, Birds Fly South at 3 p.m., Arizona Wilderness at 8 p.m.
Friday Night Creature Feature! at Hop City Krog Market: 8-tap takeover by Athens dynamo Creature Comforts including Collaboration #7 (with Boulevard and Arizona Wilderness) and Southerly Love 2 (with 7venth Sun) starting at 3 p.m. Meet the founders from 5-6 p.m.
Three Taverns/Burial Monster Mash at Hop City Midtown:12-tap takeover featuring rare and limited beers from these recent collaborators including 2016 Inceptus, Sour Asylum: Lord Grey (with Earl Grey tea), Machete, Glow of the Glistening Fang, and more! Starting at 3 p.m.

Saturday, 19 August

Day of 1000 Berliners/Beer Brunch at Midway, all day
Session 3 at The Porter, all day
Big Dan’s Swingin’ Beer List at Brick Store
Creature Comforts & Pals at Midway, starting at 4 p.m.
Bourbon, Bocce, and BBQ at Leon’s Full Service, starting at 10 p.m.
Brand Spotlights at The Porter: 7venth Sun at 12 noon, Hourglass at 4 p.m., Jester King at 8 p.m.
Brand Spotlights at Midway: Green Bench at 12 noon, Carolina Bauernhaus at 3 p.m., Draai Laag at 8 p.m.
Swingin’ Saturday at Argosy: timed keg tappings of whales, bro! Starting at 5 p.m.
Brand Spotlights at Argosy: Cloudwater at 12 noon, Black Project at 3 p.m., Birds Fly South at 8 p.m.
Bring Out Your Dead: A Burial Celebration at Hop City Krog Market: 8-tap takeover from the Asheville wunderkind including Winnower, Glow of the Glistening Fang, and more
Saturday Creature Matinee at Hop City Midtown: Creature Comforts tap takeover starting at 11 a.m. Meet the brewer at noon-1 p.m.

Sunday, 20 August

Sunday Southeastern Showcase at The Porter: Showing off the best of local beer, including Creature Comforts, Orpheus, Wrecking Bar, Burial, and many more

And here’s a list of places that will, in general, have Shelton Brothers tap takeovers the whole week:

The Brick Store Pub
The Porter Beer Bar
Hop City, Krog
Hop City, Westside
Comet Pub and Lanes
Leon’s Full Service
The Beer Growler
My Friend’s Growler Shop
My Parent’s Basement
Cypress Street
The Square Pub
Tap on Ponce
Torched Hop
Truck and Tap

And for bottles/off-premise:

Hop City, Krog
Hop City, Westside
Ale Yeah
Sprayberry Bottle Shop
Green’s, Ponce
Mega Package
Tap on Ponce
Tower, Buckhed
Whitlock Package
Beer Girl

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