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American Craft Beer Week!

It’ll be here before you know it!

May 11th-17th.

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We have  EPIC Beer and Cheese w/ Ballast Point  on Tuesday May 12th.

Kicks off at 6pm. 10 beers, 10 cheeses, $50.

First Come, First served. We will have 30 portions total. Get here early, we run out fast!

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We also have a fabulous Tap Takeover with Creature Comforts Brewing  featuring a flight of different infused Athenas (their Berlinner Weisse)

Thursday May 14th

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TBA

Perhaps a Prairie Tap Takeover or something amazing from Burnt Hickory!

Draft Magazine 100 Best Beer Bars in the Country

And guess who is on it? The Porter Beer Bar!

http://draftmag.com/americas-100-best-beer-bars-2015/

Awesome Press in December!

Austin Louis Ray Featured us in Beer Advocate:

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and then Bob Townshend wrote about us in Beer Connoisseur Magazine:

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Pictures from our 6th Anniversary!

6th Anniversary Saturday Sept 6th!

Always an awesome time, Saturday we will be celebrating 6 years!
Stay tuned for fun pictures of that day!
Cheers!

#5 Bar in Atlanta

According to Atlanta Magazine, we are #5 in Atlanta!
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Portland vs. Atlanta

So Nick and I recently had the luxury of visiting Portland, Oregon for a week. I had only heard of this legendary beer city before, this was my first visit. Here is my list of super cool things about Portland’s beer scene.

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1. Breweries can sell directly to the customer. So you can drink delish beer at Hair of the Dog, Cascade or Deschutes and then walk out with a bottle to enjoy later.

2. Bars are not required to serve food. This allows them to focus simply on awesome beer.

3. You can bicycle to most places in the city! That means way less risk of people drinking and driving.

If Atlanta’s law’s and streets were to change a bit we too could be a beer city just as awesome as Portland. After all with Orpheus opening just off the Beltline and more awesome breweries on the way, before you know it there will be a brewery in everyone’s hood!

PS. If you’re pinball wizard like me, check out Ground Kontrol in the Pearl District of Portland, one of the most epic selections of pinball games! Come on Joystick, take it up a notch!

The Porter is on the Golf Channel!

Check it out! We are a favorite spot of PGA golfer Roberto Castro!

The Porter is for Hipsters?

According to USA today:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/experience/weekend/atlanta/2014/03/07/atlanta-hipster/5620537/

 

Check it out!

Listed with the Varsity!

Now we know we are an institution when you’re on the same page as The Varsity!
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Welcome to The Porter Beer Bar, Atlanta’s premier beer bar located in the heart of Little 5 Points. With an extensive menu of over 430 beers, there is ample reason for beer lovers to keep coming back! Voted Best Bar Food by Creative Loafing, The Porter Beer Bar offers a variety of excellent beers, and excellent food as well. Rated highly by BeerAdvocate, Draft Magazine, The Porter Beer Bar has earned recognition among beer enthusiasts nationwide.
The Porter Beer Bar offers a variety of special events from beer tastings and festivals, to classes and themed dinners. In addition to its exceptional beer menu, the Porter Beer Bar showcases a full cocktail menu, along with many unique wine, whiskey and liqueur options. The Porter Beer Bar serves lunch and dinner every day, as well as a special Sunday “Hair of the Dog” Brunch menu. Specials are updated daily!