May 03

The craft beer industry has undergone many developments since its major deregulation in 1979 by the Jimmy Carter administration.  These have been seen through equipment innovation, raw ingredient quality and availability, distribution capacities and consumer trends.  For discussion...

Apr 10
  • Samples!
  • Choices, Choices, Choices!

The craft beer industry is defined by four very distinct markets: brewpubs, microbreweries, regional craft breweries, and contract brewing companies. It can mean different things to different beer lovers and enthusiasts, but everyone can agree that they are local or regional small-batch beers....

Mar 19

When Do approached us about writing this new monthly column, we were more than thrilled for the opportunity to share our knowledge and love of craft beer with all of you. We’ve been in the beer industry for more than six years, each working in breweries in Georgia, South Carolina and now finally...

Jan 02

Smith, Alex, and I have been hard at work getting things ready as this year comes to a close. After finally, and I mean finally getting our building permit things have begun to pick up at the brewery. TQ Constructors got the low bid on the job and began work not too long ago. They’ve been doing...

Nov 21
  • Southbound Tap
  • Beka Butts Illustration
  • Smith and the new boiler

Preparing to open a brewery has been, although very fun, quite an undertaking. Most of my time has been spent figuring out the best marketing approaches, as well as the overall look and feel of the brewery and merchandise. Fortunately, these are things that I love to do! So far, we've been able...

Nov 21

The Brewmaster's Perspective

Well....As many of you know, we are starting a brewery in Savannah, GA called Southbound Brewing Co. This has been a dream for many years and it is finally becoming a reality. Its taking more work than we ever imagined, but if you love what you do...