In addition to producing one of Atlanta’s only hard ciders (made with apples picked from its own orchard), Urban Tree pours local craft beers, hosts live bands, and brings in food trucks for the crowds that pack this breezy space.
Despite their best efforts to update Depression-era laws initially designed to prohibit monopolies, brewers in Georgia still cannot sell their beer directly to customers. Instead they have to go through distributors.
When children learn about Johnny Appleseed, they hear of a pioneer planting orchards and staving off hunger with fruit. What they don’t hear is that most of that fruit was used to make cider, a fermented beverage favored by the colonists