Back Forty Birmingham is expanding—5 reasons why we’re excited

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Back Forty Birmingham has such a great location out at Sloss Docks. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

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.

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10 Birmingham brewery updates on curbside and other offerings

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Who else misses getting brews with their buds? Photo via Beth Cunningham for Bham Now

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!

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TrimTab has a new IPA + 5 reasons you need to try it

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Harris Stewart with TrimTab’s new All Together IPA. Photo via Pat Byington for Bham Now

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.

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I made beer bread with Birmingham craft brews—here’s what happened

Debatably one of the most Instagrammable quarantine activities. Photo via Beth Cunningham for Bham Now

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.

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3 ways to support Birmingham’s local breweries on National Beer Day, April 7

Who else misses getting brews with their buds? Photo via Beth Cunningham for Bham Now

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.

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Birmingham beer scene called hidden gem by social media giant Thrillist

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Good People Brewing’s iconic pickup truck design in their taproom across from Region’s Field. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

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.

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Beer can art and the local Birmingham designers behind it

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Cheers to cool art. Photo via Cahaba Brewing Company on Instagram

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.

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Monday Night Brewing set to open in Birmingham’s Parkside by April

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The Monday Night Brewing founder–Jeff, Joel and Jonathan–enjoying the fruits of their labors. Photo via Monday Night Brewing on Facebook

The wait is almost over–Birmingham’s newest brewpub is set to open in April. Here’s what you need to know about the new Monday Night Brewing brewpub in Parkside.

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Birmingham’s TrimTab Brewing Co. named as one of America’s Top 10 Breweries of 2019

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TrimTab Brewing Co., one of Birmingham’s favorite breweries, was named as one of the top 10 breweries in the country. A renowned beer expert evaluated thousands of breweries across America. Our very own TrimTab came out on top!

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Your guide to free food delivery at 4 Birmingham breweries

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We got all this delivered right to our table at Trim Tab. Oh, AND with no delivery fee using code “BHAMNOW” on Waitr. Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

If you didn’t know already, you can get food delivered to your home, work and even Birmingham breweries by Waitr. Here’s everything you need to know including 4 Birmingham breweries that are food delivery friendly + what eats to order and new brews recently released. Oh, and Pro Tip: Make sure to use code “BHAMNOW” for free delivery when you order from Waitr. You’re welcome. 

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Prost, Birmingham! 5 ways to celebrate Oktoberfest in the Magic City

Stein-hoisting is an Oktoberfest tradition! Photo via Brat Bröt on Facebook

Oktoberfest has been celebrated all over the world for more than 200 years. Originating in Germany and held every year in Munich, it’s the largest festival in the world. Find out how to celebrate Oktoberfest right here in Birmingham, AL!

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5 new Birmingham beers to look out for, including a special Sidewalk Cinema release

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Cinematic Sour is the official sour beer of the Sidewalk Film Festival. Photo courtesy of Cahaba Brewing Co

The great thing about the breweries of Birmingham is their ability to continuously brew small batches of new craft beer to try. Check out some of the recent and upcoming releases that have been brewed by your locals. Cheers!

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Explore Birmingham’s historic theaters, past and present, from downtown to Five-Points South

Birmingham’s Galax Theatre. Photo via cinematreasures.org

Every night, the bright lights of the Lyric and Alabama Theatres are bound to dazzle both visitors and natives alike. I toured downtown to discover what remains of the 73 theaters that once made up the Birmingham Historic Theater district.

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