Support Birmingham literacy. Drink good beer. Here’s how

Bridge to Hope beer with Back Forty Beer Company Birmingham and I See Me, Inc.
Doug Brown, Back Forty Beer Company Birmingham, Devon Frazier, Founder, I See Me, Inc., Kamonte Kelly, Board Chair, I See Me, Inc. Photo via Beth Cunningham for Bham Now

Beer and a good cause. Yesterday, Back Forty Birmingham teamed up with I See Me, Inc. to label, bottle and cap “Bridge to Hope,” a new small-batch beer that’s supporting a big mission in our community. I See Me, Inc. is a nonprofit that aims to stop the school-to-prison pipeline through literacy. Keep reading for all the details.

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Your ultimate guide to Birmingham’s craft breweries (VIDEO)

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Our very own TrimTab was named one of America’s Top 10 Breweries of 2019—and that’s just the beginning. Photo via Beth Cunningham for Bham Now

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.

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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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Moonstone Festival, a female focused music and arts fest, happening Nov. 16th at Sloss Docks. Win VIP tickets!

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The girl gang I’m trying to join. Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Moonstone Festival, a one day music and arts festival is happening November 16th at Sloss Docks, and you don’t want to miss it. The festival will celebrate and support women musicians and artists—from national touring acts to local and regional names. Meet all of the talented ladies behind the festival, and find out how to win tickets here!

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Here it is! A guide to the best beers for the summer brewed in Birmingham

Montage of all of the best picks for summer beers brewed in Birmingham, AL. 2019.
The breweries of Birmingham highlight their summer thirst quenchers (Photos by Jon Eastwood for Bham Now).

It’s not like we need an excuse to visit a brewery at Bham Now, y’all. We’ve put a list together of the best beers for the summer produced in Birmingham. Enjoy them at the brewery pubs or at home over grilling season.

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

Birmingham, Alabama, Back Forty Birmingham friends and family soft opening July 7 2018
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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