6 things you missed during the September 1 grand opening of Slag Heap Brewing Co. in Trussville

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A steady crowd at Slag Heap Brewing Co.’s grand opening in Trussville. Photo by Patience Itson for Bham Now

There was lots of fun to be had during the Sept. 1 grand opening of Slag Heap Brewing Co. in Trussville. Here are six awesome things you missed!

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Trussville’s Slag Heap Brewing Co. to hold grand opening Sat., September 1

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Slag Heap Brewing Co. prepares for grand opening. Photo by Patience Itson for Bham Now

It’s been awhile since Slag Heap Brewing Co. first broke ground in Trussville. But the wait for this new, and much-awaited, brewery is finally drawing to an end with its grand opening happening this Sat. on Sept. 1.

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Cahaba Brewing goes hyperlocal: 14 places to get the latest Proximity Series release

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Jimmy Witt of Witt Farms. Photo via REV Birmingham

When Cahaba Brewing premiered the first hyperlocal beer in its Proximity Series in June, it sold out in three hours. So long, strawberry blonde. I hardly knew ya. Hello, blackberry Dunkelweizen, the latest in the brewery’s collaboration with REV’s Urban Food ProjectContinue reading “Cahaba Brewing goes hyperlocal: 14 places to get the latest Proximity Series release”

10 facts about Back Forty Birmingham, including how the sausage is made

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Doug Brown, CEO and owner-operator of Back Forty Birmingham, with Jason Wilson, founder. Photo by Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Back Forty Birmingham, the first satellite brewery of Back Forty in Gadsden, welcomed friends and family to its Sloss Docks location for an opening celebration on Saturday, July 7. The brew pub is now officially open to the public, and Bham Now’s got the lowdown.

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It’s time to sign up for Workshops, Inc.’s 2018 Cornhole Cup on May 19

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Cornhole cup participants showing off their skills at the 2017 Cornhole Cup held at Cahaba Brewing. This year’s tournament returns to the popular local brewery. Photo via Workshops, Inc.

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Send Good People Brewing through to Garden and Gun’s Southern Craft Brewery Bracket Sweet 16

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Good People Brewing’s taproom

Forget basketball, the most important “bracket” you can fill out today is  Garden and Gun Magazine’s Southern Craft Brewery Bracket.  And the big matchup today? Birmingham’s own Good People Brewing vs. Southern Prohibition Brewing out of Hattiesburg, Mississppi.

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Don’t miss Darter Beer preview tonight at Cahaba Brewing’s Goodwill Wednesday

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Jesse Hill, Roald Hazelhoff and Caitlin Ballard, photo by Pat Byington

Tonight, as part of Cahaba Brewing Company’s Goodwill Wednesday, the brewery will be previewing a special batch of “Darter Beer” made specifically for the Southern Environmental Center’s upcoming 7th annual Darter Festival on Sunday, April 15 at Cahaba Brewing Company.

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Exceptional Foundation’s 14th Annual Chili Cook-off; cold brews & hot chili

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Spring seems to be in the air. If you’re like me, you are ready to get outside and enjoy the warmer temperatures. It’s still a little nippy, so grab a windbreaker and some friends and head to one of the spring’s first outdoor festivals in the area.

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2nd Annual Birmingham Winter Beer Fest 2018, 60+ breweries, food and music

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It seems hard to remember a time when there wasn’t a plethora of cool craft beers to search out and enjoy. Saturday, Feb. 3, at the BJCC, the hunt for your favorite brew will be even easier. Grab your crew and join us! Continue reading “2nd Annual Birmingham Winter Beer Fest 2018, 60+ breweries, food and music”