With signature pours like the Invocation, a Belgian-style golden ale (nice and dry with a touch of fruitiness), and their imperial brown Ode to Mercy, Wild Heaven has become a beloved destination for its neighbors in Avondale Estates.
Perched above the Westminster Drive entrance of the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail, this is where fans of sour beer styles find their happy place. When the brewery launched in 2014, brewmaster Jason Pellett was driven to offer the market something new.
Aesthetically speaking, Monday Night is arguably the best tasting room inside the city of Atlanta. The beer is priority number one, of course, but a pleasant vibe—ambient lighting, cozy café-like seating, lots of room—is also wonderful.
If an award existed for best theme integration, hands down, it would go to Jailhouse. Employees are cheekily referred to as inmates, live events are promoted as lockdowns, and each beer name gets better than the next.
SweetWater might be the only brewery in town where a possibly hungover (yet welcoming) tour guide will describe the scientific release of CO2 during fermentation as a “yeast fart.” Indeed these guys are out to have a good, chill time.
Since 2002, Georgia’s second largest production brewery has been a reliable destination for beer styles not widely available in the Southeast—take Wake-n-Bake, a coffee oatmeal stout so rich and creamy that it might as well be a breakfast beer.
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