Terrapin Beer Co. founding partner and brewer Brian “Spike” Buckowski has been a very busy man.
During a recent visit to the Athens brewery, Buckowski had four new beers to taste, including two he created for charity and an amazing collaboration ale he flew to Belgium to brew.
In addition, Buckowski has been hard at work in his own brewhouse, keeping up with demand for Terrapin’s year-round beers, especially the newest, Hopsecutioner IPA.
The latest beer in the Terrapin Side Project series is in stores now. Called Boom Shakalager, it’s a crazy imperial lager that’s 9 percent alcohol by volume but surprisingly easy to drink. Made with German malts, hops and yeast, and dry-hopped with German Tettnanger, it has a winning citrus tang.
June 19 marks the one-year anniversary of the fire that gutted the historic Georgia Theater in Athens. Soon after the blaze, Terrapin launched the Georgia Theater Sessions, a series of four limited-edition, 22-ounce beers, with sales going toward
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