BREAKING: Asheville-based Hi-Wire Brewing coming to Birmingham’s Lakeview Green

Hi-wire brewing
Hi-Wire Brewing is coming to Lakeview Green. (Olivia Moses/Bham Now)

Hi-Wire Brewing
has named Birmingham, Alabama, as the location of its first Alabama taproom. 

The popular brewery out of Asheville, North Carolina will be the anchor tenant of Lakeview Green, a newly built mixed-use development in Birmingham’s Lakeview District. The 8,887 square-foot taproom will occupy a corner space in the main building on the corner of 4th Avenue South and 29th Street South — across from Automatic Seafood & Oysters. 

What kind of amenities are coming? Check this out:

  • The taproom is planned to be bright with artwork, neon and communal seating with space for over 300 people
  • There will be an assortment of family-friendly games, including soccer pool, table tennis, and foosball. and a 24-tap bar with a diverse, rotating selection of beer
  • Located on a bike and city bus route with ample on-site parking, Hi-Wire’s Lakeview Green location is easily accessible to both downtown visitors and Lakeview Green residents

“Alabama is already a high-growth market for us, so we see a lot of potential to really keep it going,” Hi-Wire Brewing co-owner Chris Frosaker told Craft Brewing Business. “Plus the city really is just blossoming, and we want to be part of it.”

Hi-Wire Brewing is coming to Lakeview Green. (Olivia Moses/Bham Now)

Frosaker also credited the decision to expand to Birmingham by the brewery’s great relationship with wholesaler Alabama Crown, as well as an appreciation for the city and its exploding food and beverage scene. 

Martin Smith and Michael Byrne of SRS Real Estate Partners represented Lakeview Green in the leasing of space to Hi-Wire Brewing.

Coming Late Summer 2022

Lakeview Green (SRS RealEstate Partners)

The Birmingham taproom is the third location that Hi-Wire Brewing will open in 2022 and is set to open in late summer. For more information on Hi-Wire Brewing, visit their website at

Pat Byington
Pat Byington

Longtime conservationist. Former Executive Director at the Alabama Environmental Council and Wild South. Publisher of the Bama Environmental News for more than 18 years. Career highlights include playing an active role in the creation of Alabama's Forever Wild program, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, preservation of special places throughout the East through the Wilderness Society and the strengthening (making more stringent) the state of Alabama's cancer risk and mercury standards.

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