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Ale Trail lists The Porter Beer Bar

This awesome book: The Great American Ale Trail by Christian DeBenedetti list The Porter as one of it’s stops!

We are also listed as one of the best places for a burger and beer and a top spot for rare bottles!


Oktoberfest at The Porter and in the AJC


Bachelor Party Patrol in Penthouse!

Atlanta Magazine Features Our Vintage Beer Cellar!

The bottle count grew from around 500 to nearly 800 earlier this year, when Gunn and Rutherford took over the space next door that had previously housed a tattoo parlor. They increased their storage and built a wonderfully atmospheric private room, the Beer Cellar, lined with wooden shelves of vintage bottles such as a 2009 Scottish Harviestoun Ola Dubh aged in whiskey casks. Belgian high-gravity beers, American stouts, and sour beers, kept at a constant 65 degrees, age particularly well, deepening in nuance over time. The Beer Cellar seats twenty-five and is now routinely used for special family-style menus (for example, a themed smoked fried chicken and biscuits dinner) served at a long farm table.

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James Beard Award Semi Finalist!

Whoo Hoo! We were nominated for “Best Bar Program” and are a semifinalist for the award! We are so thrilled, honored and humbled to be amongst the ranks of these great bars!

click the link to see other nominees and all the other awards!

Cruisin’ For A Brewsin’ Hits Up The Porter!

Check it out! Ale Sharpton interviews Molly on this super cool video!

Best of Atlanta 2010!

We won Best Pub with Smart Grub!

Draft Magazine’s 2011 100 Best Beer Bars!

Hurrah! We were once again chosen as one of the top 100 beer bars in the country by Draft Beer Magazine. (No, it’s not ranked beyond being one of the top 100) But we’re the ONLY one in Atlanta! (BSP is in Decatur, ha!)

So check it out!

How Do Beer Enthusiasts Rate The Porter Beer Bar?

BeerAdvocate is a global, grassroots network, powered by an independent community of beer enthusiasts and industry professionals who are dedicated to supporting and promoting beer. Read how other beer lovers rate their experience at The Porter Beer Bar. Go Now! >>

Five chefs to watch for

by John Kessler / Access Atlanta

Mention Atlanta chefs and several names come up time and again. Anne Quatrano and Linton Hopkins are our standard-bearers for fine local cuisine… Read More >>

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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!