Celebrate American Craft Beer Week in Bham (May 15-21, 2017)

American Craft Beer Week is a week long celebration of small and independent craft brewers nationwide!  All over the United States, people will be partaking in this celebration at their favorite brew spot.  In Birmingham, there are daily events going on at various locations throughout the city.  Be sure to stop by one of our local breweries, raise your glass, and make a toast to good beer in Birmingham.

p.s. I will continually update this list as more events are posted.



TrimTab Brewing Company

Special Brew: Cask #1 Rye Brown with Coffee Beans
Craft Beer Trivia (7pm-9pm)
1st Place Prize: 32oz Growler Filled with Beer of Choice for up to 5 team members.
2nd Place Prize: $6 off of each team members tab (up to 5 team members)
3rd Place Prize: Sticker or Koozie for each team member

Beer School (6pm-7pm): Learn the process from grain to glass along with brewing history, beer styles, and more! $10 includes a flight of 4 and infinite wisdom!

Special Brew: Watermelon Double IPA
Brewery Tour at 6pm

The Bourbon Underground presents Stout Night, benefitting The Crohns Colitus Foundation. The Bourbon Underground will be raffling off a Bourbon Barrel and a bottle of Knob Creek Bourbon.

Special Brew#1: TrimTab Russian Imperial Stout
Special Brew#2: Russian Imperial Stout aged in Wild Turkey’s Russell’s Reserve Whiskey Barrel
Special Brew#3: Russian Imperial Stout aged in Wild Turkey’s Kentucky Spirit Barrel

Special Brew: Cask #2 TBA
Bankston 88 Can Release Party!
East West Food Pop Up

Special Brew #1:Grapefruit Rescue Ship Pale Ale @ Open
Jubilee Joes Crawfish Boil
Special Brew #2: TART BRET CIDER @ 6pm
Alloy Thai (6:00pm)

Hours 12-5pm
Food Truck Rally

Hop City Birmingham

Featuring a different Birmingham brewery each night! Look for special releases and swag all week long!

Monday: Avondale Brewing Company Peach Saison Release 5-7pm

Tuesday: TrimTab Brewing Company / The Bourbon Underground Russian Imperial Stout 5-7pm

Wednesday: Cahaba Brewing Company 5-7pm

Thursday: DOUBLE FEATURE: Good People Brewing Company JUCO Release 5-7pm + Wine Tasting 5-7pm

Friday: Ghost Train Brewing Co. 5-7pm

Saturday: Red Hills Brewing Company 1-3pm

FOOD: The Tot Spot will be serving dinner Friday night 5-9pm, and Bama Wild Dogs and Burgers will be here Saturday 11am-9pm for lunch and dinner!

5 Point Public House

According to their Facebook page, they will have more updates to post about next week. However, here is their current line up for American Craft Beer Week-

Monday – Yellowhammer Brewing, Tuesday – Fairhope Brewing Company, Wednesday – Oskar Blues BreweryCigar City Brewing Tasting Room and our good friends from Birmingham Mountain Radio, Thursday – Moody Tongue Brewing Company, Friday – Crazy Mountain Brewing Company and Saturday – Straight To Ale Brewing

Avondale Brewing Company

The J. Clyde

Be sure to check our their Facebook or Instagram to see the daily tap takeovers!


  1. Nadine | 15th May 17

    What a fun week full of events! I will have to live vicariously through your instagram 😉

    • Alicia | 16th May 17

      Ha! We will be participating in events toward the end of the week. The beginning of this week is pretty busy for us. However, I will be featuring a Bham brewery each day on Instagram 🙂

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