Friday - Terrapin Beer Co. and Virginia Imports

Friday, August 29, 2014

Time: 05:00pm - 08:00pm

Type: Beer Tasting

Location: The Wine Cabinet

Event Free

Every weekend we have free tastings that give you a chance to explore the wide word of wines! 

Each Friday we try to start your weekend off with a sampling of fine wines and beers that will allow you to relax into your "days off" with a positive note. Always a gathering of friends and neighbors and good conversation.

Come in this weekend and visit with us!

Terrapin Beer Co.

Terrapin Beer Company was born when two brewers met while working together at a microbrewery in Atlanta. Looking around at what other breweries in the SE were doing, Spike and John felt they could make a contribution. Realizing that anyone could make just another pale ale, brown ale or stout, Spike and John set their sights on crafting beers unlike any that were currently available in the SE.

Terrapin introduced its first beer, the Rye Pale Ale in April of 2002. Six months later while only available on draft in Athens, Terrapin’s sole offering won the American Pale Ale Gold Medal at the 2002 Great American Beer Festival.  Only six months old, Terrapin had arrived in style!

Since they were going to be making unique beers, Spike and John knew from the beginning that Terrapin Beer Company should be located in a city as distinctive as their brews. What better place than Athens, GA? Both Athens and Terrapin have a great love of music, are committed to the environment, and practice living life to the fullest.

History rolls forward and so too has Terrapin. These days John and Spike are enjoying Terrapin’s 40,000 square foot brewing facilities and new 100 BBL brewhouse, and taking full advantage of the space to brew new innovative and exciting beers. The year round line-up now includes Rye Pale Ale, Golden Ale (only in Georgia), Hopsecutioner, Tree Hugger, and RecreationAle. Terrapin has also released many other beers and garnered several awards both in the U.S.A and internationally. For a complete list of beers see THE BEERS and for an updated to date list of awards see AWARDS.