Photo credit: Big Beach Brewing

We’re on to our second beer flight as we tour craft breweries all over the state! Just in time for summer, we’re heading down to Alabama’s Gulf coast.

Big Beach Brewing Company
You’ll know them by: Alabama’s southernmost microbrewery.
A perfect spot for: a relaxing summer evening beneath the trees.
Bring your: Food. BBB-goers often pick up local snacks to munch on while enjoying sips from their locally brewed hops.
Try: Dixie’s Hart Irish Red Ale, a laid-back, easy-drinking pint with rich caramel and toffee flavors and a medium hop bitterness.

 

Fairhope Brewing,
You’ll know them by: A yellow truck and the disclaimer “legally brewed since 2008:” Good People was one of Alabama’s brewing pioneers.
A perfect spot for: Meeting new friends. The curved bar is a great tool for striking up a new conversation!
Bring your: Yoga mat. Unwind with some evening yoga while savoring a cold brew.
Try: I Drink Therefore I Amber, a smooth, malt-forward beer that has a caramel and toasted flavor.
Folklore Brewing and Meadery,
You’ll know them by: backyard, farm atmosphere.
A perfect spot for: Listening to some live music or relaxing with friends.
Bring your: Dog. Plenty of outside space makes this an ideal spot for man and man’s best friend.
Try: Wiregrass wheat, a tropical-American wheat ale with German toasted caramel malt and tropical hops.

 

Haint Blue,
You’ll know them by: Their location. Housed in the old Crystal Ice warehouse, the brewery property is separated from the burial place of Joe Cain only by a 19th century brick wall.
A perfect spot for: An ice-cold pint after perusing nearby Pepper Place Saturday Market.
Bring your: Friends. This brewery creates a great atmosphere for sharing stories and reveling in the rich history of Mobile.
Try: Haint Blue IPA, a great beer with a smooth finish.

 

Coming Soon: Serda Brewing Company,
You’ll know them by: Their beachy, Gulf Coast vibes.
A perfect spot for: Catching live music outdoors or chowing down on local flavor.
Bring your: Appetite. Serda Brewing will have a food truck alley just behind their property to satisfy your munchies.

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