Let’s be honest, being anywhere without A/C right now is miserable. Thankfully there are still ways to get out and explore the city AND stay cool at the same time. Here are 3 ways to beat the summer heat in Birmingham including where to find waterfalls, tropical cocktails and sweet treats.Continue reading “3 ways to beat the summer heat in Birmingham including waterfalls, tropical cocktails + sweet treats”
Nothing beats the Alabama summer heat like a locally brewed beer. From sours to saisons, here are 11 summer beers you need to try from local Birmingham breweries. Plus, find out how to win a $200 gift card to The Pig so you can keep supporting local (and also snag a six pack to enjoy these brews from home.)Continue reading “11 must-try summer beers from Birmingham breweries”
In an effort to fight the spread of COVID-19, the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board voted to suspend on-site sale of alcohol at bars, restaurants and clubs starting at 11PM each night. Learn more.Continue reading “ABC board votes to restrict alcohol sales in Alabama at 11PM each night”
Some of Birmingham’s most popular restaurants and bars have temporarily closed in the past week. Most of the establishment suspended operations due to employees testing positive with COVID-19, while others are closing in response to the rise of COVID19 cases in the Birmingham area.Continue reading “18 Birmingham metro restaurants and bars temporarily closed in a week due to COVID19”
Despite some delays due to COVID-19, Birmingham’s newest taproom is gearing up for an August opening. We got a sneak peek into the new Monday Night Brewing taproom in Birmingham’s Parkside—here’s what we’re looking forward to.Continue reading “A sneak peek at the new Monday Night Brewing taproom, opening in August (PHOTOS)”
The Daily Meal, a national food and drink publication, released its “Best Beer in Every State” list this June. Trussville’s own Ferus Ales made the cut for Alabama—get all the details here!Continue reading “Ferus Ales named to “Best Beer in Every State” list by national publication”
Every good local knows that Birmingham’s beer scene is the best around. I’ve lived all over the southeast, and I can personally confirm our Magic City’s craft breweries cannot be beaten. We put together the ultimate guide to Bham breweries—check it out.Continue reading “Your ultimate guide to Birmingham’s craft breweries (VIDEO)”
From the moment Back Forty burst onto Birmingham’s craft beer scene in July 2018, they had a vision and so far, nothing’s stopping them from moving toward realizing it. Fans of the hyperlocal brewery can look forward to expansions that will make the craft beer experience even better. We talked to owner Doug Brown to find out all the details.Continue reading “Back Forty Birmingham is expanding—5 reasons why we’re excited”
As restaurants, bars and other businesses cautiously begin to open up, it’s important to know what each establishment’s policies are before you visit. Here’s how Birmingham’s breweries are offering their delicious beers now!Continue reading “10 Birmingham brewery updates on curbside and other offerings”
Today, TrimTab Brewing will become the first brewery in theBirmingham to release All Together Beer. Every can they sell contributes a percentage of the proceeds to support local hospitality workers. Keep reading to find out why you need to try TrimTab’s new All Together IPA.Continue reading “TrimTab has a new IPA + 5 reasons you need to try it”
Happy National Beer Day, Birmingham! You know that even in the midst of a global pandemic, your favorite folks here at Bham Now will always bring you a reason to celebrate. Tuesday, April 7 is National Beer Day in the U.S. and we’re celebrating by learning a new skill. I baked beer bread using locally-brewed craft beer—keep reading to check it out.Continue reading “I made beer bread with Birmingham craft brews—here’s what happened”
It’s almost National Beer Day, Birmingham. Although we’re all stuck inside, that doesn’t meant we can’t celebrate and support Birmingham’s local breweries. Check out these three ways to help support breweries on National Beer Day.Continue reading “3 ways to support Birmingham’s local breweries on National Beer Day, April 7”
We are NOT surprised!
Birmingham’s beer scene received some well deserved accolades this week when national social media giant Thrillist described our beloved breweries as a hidden gem.
Just like the heavenly brews that fill them, beer can designs continue to get better and better across Birmingham’s ever-growing brewery scene. Let’s take a look behind the curtain at the label design process, the designers who make the magic and their most popular labels.Continue reading “Beer can art and the local Birmingham designers behind it”