5 Must-Try Georgia Beers Perfect for Fall
Nothing says fall like the changing of the leaves and seasonal Georgia beers. Welcome the cool weather with these hot Georgia breweries.
Declaration Imperial Stout, Reformation Brewery, Woodstock
Reformation Brewery takes pride in adding a little adventure into each of its beer styles, and their Imperial Stout is no exception. Perfect for the cool days of fall, this stout has rich and roasted flavor made by specialty dark malts. Brewery tours: Thursday – Sunday.
Pumpkinfest, Terrapin Beer Co., Athens
Beer drinkers all over Georgia look forward to this annual brew from Terrapin. You’ll think of Thanksgiving when you taste this pumpkin and spice flavored beer that’s brewed in the German style with a strong malt backbone and low hop bitterness. Brewery tours: Wednesday – Sunday.
Koko Buni, Creature Comforts Brewing Co., Athens
Their Koko Buni beer’s flavor is as exotic as its name. This milk porter has flavors of toasted, coconut, coffee, cocoa nibs and vanilla, making it an ideal after-dinner treat. Brewery tours: Tuesday – Saturday.
Moonlight Drive Coffee Stout, Southbound Brewing Company, Savannah
Launching its first brew in 2013, Southbound Brewing Company is the first production microbrewery located in Savannah. With plans of bringing the American beer revolution to Savannah, they are off to a great start with their Moonlight Drive Coffee Stout. This seasonal brew has notes of chocolate and caramel, while getting its distinct coffee flavor from Ethiopia Guji Cheri coffee. Brewery tours: Wednesday – Saturday.
Seven Bridges Oktoberfest, Jekyll Brewing, Alpharetta
Jekyll Brewing gets its inspiration (and name sake) from the first brewery of the Deep South, which was founded on Jekyll Island in 1738. Jekyll Brewing in Alpharetta is proud to offer uniquely flavored beers, like their seasonal Seven Bridges Oktoberfest. A true German-style larger, this fall beer is sweet and yeasty, using Munich malts and Tettnang hops. Brewery tours: Tuesday – Saturday.