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Alabama Breweries

Beer From the Home State.


If you enjoy a taste if the "spirits," then you should check out Alabama Wineries & Vineyards or our day trip to Jack Daniels Distillery in Lynchburg, Tennessee and read about Jack Daniel's Legacy. Here a list of breweries in Alabama:

1. Avondale Brewing Company

Avondale Brewing Company is on Spring Street in Birmingham, Alabama, near Avondale Cave from which pure, refreshing water came. From the website: "Spring Street Saison is unlike anything you have tasted before. A refreshing traditional Belgian Farmhouse Ale, brewed with a special 3 malt blend, European hops and a historic farmhouse yeast blend from the Wallonia region of Belgium. SSS greets you with a slightly golden color, filled with a rich maltiness and a touch of fruity and spicy aromas and tastes that has a dry finish. It's one to truly fall in love with."

2. Back Forty Beer Company

Back Forty Beer Company is located at 200 North 6th Street Gadsden, Alabama. From the website: "Naked Pig Pale Ale is a delightfully crisp, hand crafted ale. The German malts provide a perfect balance to the five hop additions that go into every batch we make. This American pale ale is tasty enough for any craft beer newcomer, while the complex character is sure to please even the most discerning craft connoisseur." For more info, call (256) 467-4912.

3. Blue Pants Brewery

Blue Pants Brewery is located in Huntsville, Alabama. Knickerbocker Red is a moderately hoppy, but balanced, agressive American Red Ale with a good Cascade taste and a strong malty backbone. The good head retention and foam lets you know that this beer has a lot of body, which complements the rich hop aroma and taste.

4. Good People Brewing Company

Good People Brewing Company is located in Birmingham, Alabama. Good People offers These beers: Bubba, Brown, Coffee Oatmeal Stout, County Line Ales, Dirt Dauber, Fatso, Federale, Hawg Wash, Hitchhiker, IPA Now available, Love Child, Mumbai Rye, Pale Ale, Skeeter Bite, Snake Handler, Stepchild, and Strongman.

5. Straight to Ales

Located at 3200 Leeman Ferry Rd. Huntsville, AL. taproom open Wed thru Sat from 3 till 8. Stop in and have a pint (enter through side door. FREE brewery tours are given on Saturdays at 2PM. Regular beers: Monkeynaut IPA, Lily Flagg Milk Stout, and Brother Joseph’s Belgian Dubbel. Also have season beers.

6. Yellowhammer Brewery

Launched in late 2010 in downtown Huntsville, Yellowhammer Brewing seeks to bring Belgian and German tradition to Alabama. It is located at 2406 Clinton Ave W Huntsville, AL. Their 4 flagship beers are Yellowhammer India Pale Ale, Yellowhammer White, Yellowhammer Altbier, and Miracle Worker Tripel. For more info, call (256) 975-5950.
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