To Drink or Not to Drink: A Look at Beer Off-Flavors

Every individual has her own palate and preferred styles and flavors of beer. But when it comes to brewing science, there are a few tastes that just don’t belong. “When a beer gets really old, it starts tasting like morning breath or cardboard,” Owen Ogletree, founder of Brewtopia Events, LLC and local craft beer guru,

Akademia Welcomes New Brewpub Consultant

Meet the newest member of Akademia Brewing Company’s circle — Eric Jackson. If you follow the Georgia beer scene, Jackson’s face is probably familiar. He’s the man behind craft beer blog Uncap Everything, and he’s joining Akademia as its brewpub consultant. “[Akademia owner and co-founder] Matt Casey has been a great supporter of Uncap Everything

Night Owl Spotlight: Brody Rowland

Athens artist — and owner of Goodboy Grooming — Brody Rowland is the man behind Phobia Dude, Academia Brewing Company’s mascot for its Paraskevidekatriaphobia 13 percent imperial stout. With the third iteration of Paraskevidekatriaphobia slated to be released on Friday, July 13, the Akademia crew thought it high time to spotlight this talented Night Owl

Akademia to Release First Crowlers in Fructuosum Fruited Series

Akademia Brewing Company introduced its Fructuosum series of fruited sour beers just after Athens Beer Week this year. This Saturday, the brewpub will release not only a new beer to the series, but take-home crowlers of select Fructuosum beers for the first time. Niobe’s Tears fruited with raspberries and key lime makes its debut at

Resettling the West: New Festival Highlights Akademia’s Side of Athens

Businesses and nonprofits are gearing up for the first-ever West Fest, a combination community and business expo. Akademia will have a tent at West Fest, and visitors will be able to dart next door to the brewpub for festival goers-only specials. Night Owls will also be some of the first to sign up for Akademia’s

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring; Don’t Let Your Rain Barrel Be Boring

With as much as rain as Athens has had in the past few days, there couldn’t be a more perfect opportunity for Athenians to get their hands on one-of-a-kind, handpainted rain barrels, all while drinking their favorite beer from Akademia Brewing Company. The brewpub is proud to host the eighth annual Roll Out the Barrels

Celebrating Athens’ Art Community

Athens Area Arts Council turns 20 this year, and the organization is celebrating Thursday at Akademia Brewing Company! The event is the first of its kind for this membership group, which curates community-based art projects, provides art-inspired education and helps establish fiscal sponsorships for local artists and art nonprofits. “It’s a really awesome group of

Athens Beer Week colla-beer-ations at the brewpub

Akademia Brewing Company has an event every day this week for Athens Beer Week, and both today and Saturday its team has collaboration beer releases on the books. Morgan Wireman, head brewer and co-founder at Akademia, partnered with Peekskill Brewery and Cherry Street Brewing to make a double IPA and a dry-hopped saison for Night

Athens Beer Week 2018

Akademia Brewing Company is gearing up for its first-ever Athens Beer Week, an annual celebration of Classic City craft beer slated for April 9 through 15. “Having more breweries in town other than Terrapin makes it really easy to have some exceptional events throughout the week,” said Owen Ogletree, founder of Brewtopia Events, LLC, which

Akademia teams up with Athentic to release Bold-Faced Rye roggenbier

Night Owls visiting Akademia Brewing Company recently probably noticed a new collaboration beer on the menu. Bold-Faced Rye roggenbier won the 2017 Athens Homebrew Classic, and as part of the prize package, its brewers got to make and sell it at the brewpub. In a fortuitous occurrence, Bold-Faced Rye will be the first beer to