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Lee + White neighbors ASW Distillery and Monday Night Brewing are teaming up to bring a solar-powered bar to the Atlanta BeltLine’s Westside Trail. Aptly dubbed SolarBar, it launches May 20, when the BeltLine Lantern Parade promises to bring thousands of pedestrians to the area.
Owners Adam Rosenfelt and Maureen Meulen recently announced plans for AlcoHall, an aptly named, first-to-Atlanta drinkery. Initially, it will house seven stalls, each pouring a distinct type of alcohol, from Japanese whisky to South African wine.
The brand calling itself the “Official Pretzel of Beer” is distributed across the U.S.—but it was born in Marietta, inspired by a recipe from cofounder Sean McSweeney’s grandmother. “She’d always have pretzels there when we got together for the holidays,” he says. “She made everything from scratch, including her seasoning.”
In 2011, New Zealand native Jake Harvey followed his heart to New York City, baking savory pies in his tiny apartment to ease his homesickness. He became the general manager of now-defunct Tuck Shop, an Australian pie company in Chelsea Market, and learned the business. After moving to Atlanta, he decided he wanted to bring a taste of home to the South.
In 2020, Price founded Crafted for Action, an organization focused on building an inclusive beer community. Its signature event, CraftBeerCon, attracts a diverse group of attendees and panelists and offers a platform for everyone in the beer community—not just brewers and brewery owners, but enthusiasts, influencers, journalists, and brands—to lend their voices to the conversation.
Instead of feeling bloated with the usual “beer-friendly” fare, you’ll come away from Biggerstaff feeling like you’ve just eaten the best of your favorite farmers market.
At any cookout, you’ll need something to drink. Here’s beer writer Stephanie Grant on summer-optimized styles—and the local brewers you can get them from.
Lemon pepper wet . . . beer? The lemon peppercorn IPA, a collaboration between Wild Heaven Beer and ATLUTD supporters group Footie Mob, goes on sale April 23.