Alabama Beer Trail http://apr.org en Alabama Brewery Back Forty Expanding http://apr.org/post/alabama-brewery-back-forty-expanding <p>An Alabama-based brewery is expanding its operations into a new state.</p><p>Back Forty Beer Co. will spend about $500,000 this year to double its brewing capacity and begin canning operations at its facility in Gadsden.</p><p></p><p>The Gadsden Times <a href="http://www.gadsdentimes.com/article/20140514/NEWS/140519886?tc=cr" target="_blank">reports</a> the company will soon begin expanding in to Tennessee. It's already distributed in <font color="red">Alabama</font>, Mississippi, Georgia and Florida.</p> Fri, 16 May 2014 11:22:02 +0000 Associated Press 52064 at http://apr.org Alabama Brewery Back Forty Expanding What's Brewing in Alabama? Part 3 http://apr.org/post/whats-brewing-alabama-part-3 <p>Craft beer makers in Alabama have gone from outlaws to entrepreneurs. For years, home brewing was against the law here. However, that is where many of Alabama&rsquo;s craft brewmasters learned their craft. Times have changed in the state and so have the laws. &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5">Here is a look at how the beer industry is bringing tourists to Alabama. </span></p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 21:49:18 +0000 Stan Ingold 39563 at http://apr.org What's Brewing in Alabama? Part 3 What's Brewing in Alabama? Part 2 http://apr.org/post/whats-brewing-alabama-part-2 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>We&rsquo;ve talked about the growing beer industry in Alabama, but what is it like getting started in this business?</p><p>Trim Tab Brewing Company is one of the newest kids on the block, they&rsquo;re still getting their facility put together, but company founder Harris Stewart says he is on a much different path than he originally planned&hellip;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 21:07:24 +0000 Stan Ingold 39465 at http://apr.org What's Brewing in Alabama? Part 2 What's Brewing in Alabama? Part 1 http://apr.org/post/whats-brewing-alabama-part-1-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp; &nbsp;Ales, Lagers and Stouts...the sound of hand crafted beer from a bottle or tap is one brew fans in the state had been waiting years to hear&hellip; and Alabama is becoming more and more welcoming to the craft beer industry. Yellowhammer Brewing, in Huntsville is one of the craft beer brands hoping to cash in on the favorable climate in Alabama. Keith Jaeger is the head brewer at Yellowhammer. He says when NASA came to town in the late 1950&rsquo;s, German rocket engineers came along for the ride&hellip;</p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 14:49:24 +0000 Stan Ingold 39436 at http://apr.org What's Brewing in Alabama? Part 1