Straight out of Redhook, Sixpoint Brewery is launching its made-in-Brooklyn beers in Atlanta with a series of tastings and tap takeovers, beginning tonight.
Since 2004, Sixpoint has made hundreds of different beers under the six point star logo with a guiding philosophy that “Beer is Culture.” Canned and draft “core” beers available year-round include Sweet Action, Bengali Tiger, Resin and Brownstone, plus seasonal, rotating and one-off offerings such as Mad Scientists, Spice of Life and Beer for Beasts.
Look for Sixpoint launches at Taco Mac Midtown and Diesel Filling Station tonight, and Muss and Turner’s and North River Tavern Tuesday night. On Wednesday at 5 p.m., the Sixpoint Decatur pub crawl commences at Corner Tavern, before moving on to Leon’s, BSP, Square Pub and Mac McGee’s. Check Sixpoint event listings on the website for more info: sixpoint.com/events.
Max Lager’s 15th
Max Lager’s, Atlanta’s oldest brewery restaurant, celebrates 15 years of beer business this week. The festivities include 1998 pricing, retro menu items and beer specials. The 15th Year Beer Bash at 7 p.m. on Saturday features live music by Jango Monkey, cask specials, complimentary appetizers and birthday cupcakes. And brewmaster John Roberts will tap a special cask of his anniversary creation, 3X5 Gran Cru. 320 Peachtree Street, 404-525-4400, maxlagers.com.
On Wednesday, Hearth Pizza Tavern in Sandy Springs is hosting a bargain-priced five-course beer dinner with both U.S. craft and imported takes on Belgian-style ales, including Maredsous 6 Blonde, Boulevard Tank 7 and Sierra Nevada Ovila Dubbel. Pairings include braised ribs, two kinds of pizza, and two desserts featuring Morelli’s ice cream. $25. 5992 Roswell Road, 404-252-5378, hearthpizzatavern.com.
— Bob Townsend, Food and More blog