What does it take to transform a neighborhood? Replace crime with local business. That’s what REV Birmingham and the Avondale Brewing company did in Birmingham, Alabama, and it’s working beautifully.
Avondale’s small business district, an increasingly popular destination anchored by Avondale Brewing Co., is growing. Tomatoes. And mushrooms.
Avondale Brewing Company will host Avondale RiverFest on Saturday, July 21 from noon to midnight.
That’s “Miss Fancy” to you. When brothers and co-founders Hunter and Coby Lake, along with brew master Craig Shaw, began making plans to open a brewery in Avondale, Hunter went to the library for a history lesson.
Since they opened their taproom doors last year, I’ve been to Avondale at least a half-dozen times. It’s a wonderful space built with a ton of natural materials and they clearly put a lot of thought into making the taproom a true neighborhood meeting space.
On Saturday, June 16 at 3 p.m., Avondale Brewing Company (201 41st Street South, Birmingham) will be hosting Trunkstock Festival 2012, an evening of beer, music and food to benefit and raise awareness for Alabama Forever.
The Session is back in action this week, as the Brewcasters prepare to delve into the Alabama craft beer scene. Brewmaster Craig Shaw of Birmingham’s Avondale Brewing Company…
When one ventures out to buy beer here in Alabama, the choices are quickly becoming as diverse and sometimes as confusing as those found in a wine shop.
We are honored to have been featured by Private Club Magazine as one of their top five breweries to check out.
Come sample Avondale Brewing’s six main beers at the 2012 Magic City Brewfest in Birmingham Alabama, June 2-3! Avondale will be bringing their Battlefield IPA, Spring Street Saison, Streetcar Kolsch, Brothel Brown, Miss Fancy’s Tripel, plus a new debut of their Strawberry Kolsch!
Check out Southern Living magazine’s feature on the top Southern breweries!