Try these Southern beers.

From one of the best magazines now (or ever) published, some recommendations worth investigating.


Yes, we love a cold beer, especially when it’s a local brew. Here is a state-by-state list (all beer recommendations are courtesy of G&G Facebook fans) to help you discover a new Southern beer (or several) to try this summer.

Alabama
Avondale Brewing Co.; Birmingham, AL

Good People Brewing Company
; Birmingham, AL

Arkansas
Diamond Bear Brewing; Little Rock, Arkansas
Readers Recommend: Presidential IPA

Florida
Cigar City Brewing; Tampa, Florida

Georgia
Red Brick; Atlanta, Georgia

Sweetwater Brewing Company; Atlanta, Georgia
Readers Recommend: 420

Terrapin Beer Co
; Athens, Georgia
Readers Recommend: IPA

Kentucky
Bluegrass Brewing Company; Louisville, Kentucky

Kentucky Ale; Lexington, Kentucky
Readers Recommend: Bourbon Pale Ale

Louisiana
Abita Beer; Abita Springs, Louisiana
Readers Recommend: Purple Haze, Amber, Turbo Dog

North Carolina
Big Boss Brewing; Raleigh, North Carolina

Duck-Rabbit Brewery; Farmville North Carolina

Foothills Brewing Company; Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Readers Recommend: Salem Gold

Fullsteam; Durham, North Carolina

Green Man Brewery; Asheville, North Carolina

Highland Brewing Company; Asheville, North Carolina

Mother Earth Brewing; Kinston, North Carolina

Natty Greene’s Brewing Co.: Greensboro and Raleigh, North Carolina
Readers Recommend: Southern Pale Ale

Olde Mecklenburg: Charlotte, North Carolina

Pisgah Brewing Company: Black Mountain, North Carolina
Readers Recommend: Pale Ale

Wedge Brewery; Asheville, North Carolina

Maryland
Flying Dog ;Frederick, Maryland

Mississippi
Lazy Magnolia Pecan Brew; Kiln, Mississippi
Readers Recommend: Southern Pecan, Reb Ale, Jefferson Stout

South Carolina

Thomas Creek Beer; Greenville, South Carolina
Readers Recommend: Appalachian Amber Ale

Tennessee
Ghost River Brewing; Memphis, Tennessee

Yazoo Brewing Company; Nashville, Tennessee

Jubilee Craft Beer Company
; Nashville, Tennessee
Readers Recommend: Jubilee Nut Brown Ale

Texas
Shiner Beers; Shiner, Texas

Saint Arnold Brewing Company; Houston, Texas

Live Oak Brewing Company; Austin, Texas
Readers Recommend: Big Bark Amber Lager

Virginia
Starr Hill; Crozet, Virginia
Readers Recommend: IPA

Legend Brewing Co.; Richmond, Virginia

Blue Mountain Brewery; Afton, Virginia

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One response to “Try these Southern beers.

  1. Wolf Hills Brewery in Abingdon, Virginia is worth a try if you are around that area, as they are not bottling yet.

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