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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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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Totally Rad Trivia Night – Hosted by AAF Birmingham

“When I wake up in the morning and my ‘larm gives out a warning, I don’t ever think I’ll ever make it on time…” sound familiar? If so, come compete in some 90’s trivia hosted by AAF Birmingham. Show of your dope skills for a chance to win a one-of-a-kind trophy (and bragging rights). Bonus points if you’re dressed in your best 90’s fashion moment. Bring your friends, coworkers or whoever will help your cause to win! Oh my bad, did I mention the cash raffle yet? That will be happening too. The competition starts at 7pm at Cahaba Brewing, so come on out! It’s gonna be pretty fly.

Lemon Drop In Release Party & Skate Competition

Join us at Cahaba Brewing Company as we unveil THE Birmingham collaboration of the decade!

WHAT: Have you been dreaming of acquiring artwork by John Lytle Wilson for your home? This is your chance! Sunday, October 13th we will unveil artwork from Birmingham’s John Lytle Wilson and Cahaba Brewing’s very own Sarah Ferguson. Printed on a skate deck produced in Alabama by our favorite local skate shop, Faith Skate Supply, these superb skate decks are decorative and functional.

BUY: Worried you’ll miss out on this one-time opportunity? Find the pre-sale at Cahaba.craftcellr.com. ONLY $45 NOW but price increases on the day-of!

FOOD: Noble Dog slinging dogs and Ono Ice shaving ice starting at 2pm!

MUSIC: DJ Sinkhole spinning tunes on the patio at 4pm!

DONATE: Girls Rock Bham will be setup selling raffle tickets – WIN ART!

BEER: To celebrate this merging of Birmingham icons, Cahaba Brewing Company has brewed Lemon Drop In – a Belgian Pale Ale with the preferences of John Lytle Wilson and Peter (owner of Faith Skate) in mind. With Belgian yeast, Lemon Drop and Citra hops, and grains of paradise, Lemon Drop In is a Pale Ale with bright, pleasant citrus and an edgy kick from Belgian yeast.

TOUR: Hop on the free tour of Cahaba Brewing Company’s facility at 5pm

COMPETE: Starting at 2pm on Sunday, October 13th, we will have skate competitions hosted by Faith Skate:
-Barrel Jump
-Game of Skate
-Stein Hoist on skateboards

***No outside alcohol is allowed on premises. Anyone found to have outside alcohol will be promptly escorted off of the property.
All patrons participating in the skateboarding competitions must sign a liability waiver. Children under 18 years of age must have a waiver signed on site by their legal guardian.***

Barktoberfest

Dog & Beer Lovers UNITE! Come celebrate in Oktoberfest fashion, Hand in Paw style, with your furry friend by your side! Drink local beer, participate in the popular doggie costume contest, get a drawing of your pup, and so much more all while supporting Hand in Paw. $20 TICKET GETS YOU: – one beer ticket – entry into the pet costume contest – entry into the stein hoist contest – access to 2 doggie caricature artists – novelty cup – hot dogs available for first 200 attendees – access to the Hand in Paw photo booth Local vendors will be present for food! *no refunds will be issued, this is a rain or shine event. Tickets will also be sold at the door night-of**

SHE ROCK Live

SHE ROCK LIVE: where food, drinks, and live music meet supporting local businesses and empowering girls. Basically, you don’t want to miss this!

Basically, you don’t want to miss this! Come out to Cahaba Brewing Co and get an early start on your holiday shopping. We’ll feature local women-owned businesses and makers, share in refreshments and entertainment, and even have a few fun mystery bag surprises in store.

Why a maker’s market? Highlighting local female makers and women business owners is directly aligned with our mission. By showing girl’s examples of successful women who are following their dreams and pursuing their passions, we hope to inspire them to do the same.

At SHE ROCK LIVE, supporting local businesses means funding the future female leadership of Birmingham and beyond.

SHE ROCK LIVE is October 5th from 12pm to 5pm.  Click here to get your tickets and learn more.

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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Birmingham Audubon and Cahaba Brewing launch Goodwill Game Nights with Rock’em Sock’em

Cahaba Brewing Company Goodwill Game Night holding Rock’em Sock’em tournament benefiting Birmingham Audubon. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Let’s get ready to rumble Birmingham!

Every Wednesday during the month of January, the Cahaba Brewing Company will be holding Goodwill Game Nights benefiting  Birmingham Audubon.

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Come out to Cahaba Brewing Company tonight, Oct. 1, to support injured firefighter Lt. Greg Price

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Lt. Greg Price (right). Photo via Cahaba Brewing Company, Facebook

Birmingham firefighter Lt. Greg Price broke one leg and two ankles while fighting the fire in Lakeview early last Thursday morning. Cahaba Brewing Company is holding a fundraiser tonight, Oct. 1, for Price and his family.

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4 things you need to know about the corn hole craze in Birmingham, including the Central Alabama Cornhole Club

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Cornhole is one of the fastest growing games sweeping across America. But did you know it is has a serious following in Birmingham? So get ready, aim and toss that corn bag! Continue reading “4 things you need to know about the corn hole craze in Birmingham, including the Central Alabama Cornhole Club”