judged to be the Best IPA in the Country
Victorious Among 16 of the Best in the US
SweetWater IPA took on 15 of the best IPA's in
the country and came out on top. Bragging
rights are in order for the hometown kids as
SweetWater's IPA bested an acclaimed list of
some of the most repected beers from some of the
most repected breweries in the country.
Dogfish Head 60 minute, Stone IPA, Boulder Mojo,
Victory Hop Devil, Lagunitas IPA, Sierra Nevado
Torpedo were some of the headliners going into
this winner take all judging - March Hoppy
The AJC assembled a mixed panel of beer judges,
writers, and critics to taste their way through
8 Brews from the West and 8 from the East to
narrow it down to an elite 8, followed with
their version of the Final 4
Lee Dickson, beer manager at Brick Store Pub in
Decatur, served as steward, set up the tasting,
and made sure there was no dirty fighting - and
as most of you know if you have had the
opportunity to try it
"The Beer You've Been Training For!"
was the big winner.
SweetWater Brewery has brewing award winning
beers in Atlanta, Georgia since 1997. It is the
second largest independently owned brewery in the
Southeast. SweetWater's brands include 420 Extra
Pale Ale, Blue, Georgia Brown, IPA,"Catch and
Release" seasonals, and the Dank Tank experimental
series. For More info on SweetWater, visit the
company's web site at www.sweetwaterbrew.com or
visit their brewery in midtown Atlanta for a tour
Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday from 5:30 - 7:30 pm.
If you are in town or close - check out our "Better
Late then Never" Christmas Party this Sunday April
5th from 1 - 5!