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

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

Celebrate 2018 at Akademia!

2017 was an unforgettable year for the team at Akademia Brewing Company. For starters, we opened a brewpub! We brought y’all 21 beers in just a few short months. Our top five beers, according to Untappd review averages, were Noctua, Noctua Chaos, Paraskevidekatriaphobia, Accidental Tripel and Hoppy Ki-Yay Mr. Falcon. Have no fear if you

Worth All the Salt in Niobe’s Tears

Goses are known for their inclusion of coriander and salt, so what better beer to name for the Greek myth about Queen Niobe? It may be hard for a mother to choose her favorite child — or a brewer his favorite beer — but it’s easy for parents to prefer their children over others, even children

Noctua Chaos: The First [Barrel-Aged Beer] to Exist

In Greek mythology, Chaos was the first thing to exist. In the lore of Akademia Brewing Company, it thus made sense for Noctua Chaos to be the name of our first-ever barrel-aged beer. Noctua Chaos is what we call our signature imperial stout after we age it in a bourbon barrel. This batch, coming out

Hoprodite NE IPA: Our Big, Juicy Thank-You

It takes a lot of love of craft beer to open a brewpub. In our case, it’s a big, juicy love — perfectly exemplified by Hoprodite. Hoprodite is the latest IPA to come out of our brite tank, and we think it’s the perfect way to say “thank you” to the big, juicy love Athens

Don’t Fear the Beer: Our First Release

It’s Friday the 13th — and Akademia Brewing Company is open for business. We’re inviting you in with a limited release of a beer so frightful it’s delightful: Paraskevidekatriaphobia, a 13 percent ABV behemoth endorsed by Jason Voorhees himself. The name may mean “fear of Friday the 13th,” but don’t be afraid of the wonderfully