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PODCAST: Episode 121 — Akademia Brewing Company
Beer Guys Radio, April 21, 2018

Where’s a better place to start a brewpub than in a college town?
When we last spoke to Akademia, they were a brewpub in planning. Today? They’re distributing their beers around the area, cranking up a barrel aged program … and they have a prime rib night. Done.
We talk to co-founders Matt Casey and Morgan Wireman live from the Classic City Brew Fest in Athens, Georgia.
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PODCAST: Episode 69 — Americus Beer Festival
BeerItIs, April 9, 2018

This week, Nubyjas goes to the Americus Beer Fest and interviews a variety of master brewers, including: Omaha, Akademia, Piedmont and Pretoria.
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VIDEO: Akademia Brewing Company enters distribution in Athens
By Sarah Hammond, University of Georgia student, March 22, 2018
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Settle in for a tasting or grab a six-pack to-go at Athens’ best breweries
By Terry Ward, Marriott TRAVELER, March 8, 2018

Since last fall, visitors to Athens have had a new reason to say “Cheers!” at the quintessential college town’s collection of craft breweries. Thanks to changes in Georgia’s alcohol regulations, breweries (and distilleries across the state, too) can now sell their suds straight from the source — no more being relegated to shopping for craft beers at wholesale distribution sites.
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Akademia Brewing Company sends out first Athens shipment
By Hamilton Amrit, The Red & Black, Jan. 21, 2018

Akademia Brewing Company, a new brewery in Athens that opened this past October, just sent out its first shipment to several local Athens and Atlanta growlers, restaurants and bars. Matt Casey, the owner of Akademia and a University of Georgia alumnus, discussed the thinking behind the name of his brewpub and brewery.
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Grub Notes: Akademia Brewpub Strikes Deal With Distributors
By Blake Aued, Flagpole Magazine, Jan. 15, 2018

Akademia Brewing Co.’s beers will soon be available at on draft at other restaurants, as well as bars and package stores, in Athens and Atlanta after the local brewpub partnered with Georgia distribution company Modern Hops.
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Akademia Brewing Company holds grand opening at west Athens location
By Casey McDonald, The Red & Black, Oct. 17, 2017

As they both enjoyed a flight of Akademia beer, Celeste Dickson and Mitch Harris sat facing the stainless steel tanks that cover the back half of Akademia Brewing Company.
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School is in Session at Akademia Brewing Company in Athens, GA
By Uncap Everything, Oct. 9, 2017

When you pull into the parking lot of Akademia Brewing Company, it doesn’t look like much, but don’t be fooled. Although the outside is structured with off-colored white brick, reflective glass and a steel pillar frame at the entrance, that reminds you of the Parthenon, the moment you open the doors you are in awe.
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New brewpub to open this month in Athens and other dining and restaurant news from the week
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Oct. 6, 2017

Akademia Brewing Company will open its doors Oct. 16 at 150 Crane Drive. The spot, founded by Matt Casey and Morgan Wireman, who will also serve as head brewer, will serve lunch and dinner in addition to brewing several of its own beers.
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Booze and bites: Athens’ newest brewery in the works
By Rosemary Scott, The Red & Black, July 27, 2017

With Terrapin Beer Company, Creature Comforts Brewing Company and Southern Brewing Company all active in the community, the Athens brewery scene is more alive than ever before. Thanks to a pair of Athens locals, another brewery will be added to the mix this fall—Akademia Brewing Company.
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Brewery and pub planned for Athens’ westside
By Jim Thompson, Athens Banner-Herald, Dec. 28, 2016

A third try, and a new name, could be the charm for a brewery and pub planning to set up shop in Athens.
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