3Day IPA Is Back

The official beer of the Decatur Arts Festival is back for 2017. 3Day IPA returns on Saturday, 5/20 at The Parlour for tours & tastings and hits taps around town next week leading up to the 3 days of festival celebration on Memorial Day weekend.

Still dry hopped with Amarillo and Mosaic, the 2017 version of our 4.5% session IPA now has Lemondrop hops as well. Beginning with the explosive tropical aromas of mango, pineapple, grapefruit, and subtle piney undertones, this year’s version has the same smooth and quaffable finish suited for 3 days in the Decatur sun. And this year we’ll be releasing limited quantities of 6 pack cans starting next Thursday, 5/25 while supplies last. Let’s celebrate, Decatur!

3T5K

Get your running shoes ready and join us for a 5k through the streets of Decatur Saturday, May 20th.

The Three Taverns 5K will be a celebration of both running and craft beer. After the race, enjoy a beer garden finish; complete with live music, beer tasting and BBQ. Special Golden Token contest for our lucky tasters with the opportunity to take home a special prize! Unique awards, awesome raffle prizes! Proceeds will go to support Decatur Cooperative.

 
 

Welcome, Verzet

Next week we’re proud to welcome Belgium’s Verzet to Three Taverns as they travel along the east coast visiting several breweries and beer bars. Verzet was co-founded by our very own Joran Van Ginderachter and if you’re not familiar with them, check out this great piece Good Beer Hunting did on them last year. In addition to brewing a collaboration with Verzet (and Burial!) while they’re stateside we’ll also be pouring some really cool beers with them at two great events. Some of these beers are being tapped for the very first time btw. Come out and hang with us! (picture c/o Breandán Kearney – Good Beer Hunting)
 
 
Monday, May 15th @ The Porter Beer Bar
Verzet:
Oud Bruin Oak Leaf  - Oud Bruin further aged on Oak leaves - 6%
Rebel Local  - Belgian IPA - 8.5%
Moose Blues  - Belgian Dubbel  with Maple Syrup - 7.5%
Super NoAH  - No American Hops session Ale - 4.9%
Golden Tricky  - Single Hop IPA with Ella - 7.5%
Oud Bruin - Unpasturized Oud Bruin - 6%
Oakey Mokey - Sour stout aged on Irish Whiskey Barrels - 7.5%
Kameradski Balsamico - Imperial Stout Blended with Oud Bruin - 13.5%

 
Three Taverns:
Inceptus Blueberry - Wild ale aged in red wine barrels matured on blueberries - 6%
Fortunatus - Mixed fermentation sour ale w/Brett aged in oak barrels - 5%
Inceptus ’16 - Wild ale aged in red wine barrels - 6%
Heavy Bell - bourbon barrel aged Quad - 10%
Pometheus - Pomegranate sour ale - 5%
Espresso Departed Spirit - bourbon barrel aged stout w/East Pole espresso - 10%
A Night On Ponce IPA - American IPA - 7.5%

Tuesday, May 16th @ Brick Store Pub
Verzet:
Oud Bruin Raspberry - Oud Bruin further aged on fresh Raspberries - 6%
Rebel Local  - Belgian IPA - 8.5%
Moose Blues  - Belgian Dubbel  with Maple Syrup - 7.5%
Super NoAH  - No American Hops session Ale - 4.9%
Golden Tricky  - Single Hop IPA with Ella - 7.5%
Oud Bruin - Unpasturized Oud Bruin - 6%
Oakey Mokey - Sour stout aged on Irish Whiskey Barrels - 7.5% ka
Kameradski Balsamico - Imperial Stout Blended with Oud Bruin - 13.5%
 

Three Taverns:
Sherry BA Coconut Helm’s Deep - Imperial stout aged in Sherry barrels w/toasted coconut - 13%
Saison Voss Kveik - Norwegian farmhouse ale with Brett aged in red wine barrels - 6%
Fortunatus - Mixed fermentation sour ale w/Brett aged in oak barrels - 5%
Inceptus ’16 - Wild ale aged in red wine barrels - 6%
Heavy Bell - bourbon barrel aged Quad - 10%
A Night On Octane - American IPA with cold brew coffee from Octane Coffee Bar - 7.5%
A Night In Brussels - Belgian IPA - 7.5%
Dubbel Shot - Belgian Dubbel with coffee from Thrive Farmers - 8%

 
 

Pometheus Returns In Cans

Our brewery only can release of Sour Asylum #5, a.k.a. Pometheus, is this Thursday, May 11th.

Pometheus is a lacto-fermented sour brewed with pilsner and wheat malts and matured on fresh pomegranate. Known to ancient traders as the "fruit of paradise", the sacred pomegranate's tartness and touch of sweetness are a delectable delight.

Pometheus is pouring on draft in the Parlour and in market starting this week.

Parlour hours: Thursday & Friday 5:30-9pm, Saturday 1-5pm 

Fortunatus Release

Fortunatus releases from the brewery for the first time in bottles Saturday, April 29th.

Bottled in 2016 and left to cellar until ready, Fortunatus is a mixed fermentation sour ale. We used a strain of lactobacillus and our house Belgian yeast for primary fermentation and then further enhanced the funk character by adding Brettanomyces and aging in previously used oak barrels.

Bottle conditioned and cellared since 2016, Fortunatus is our most sour ale to date and ready for you to pick up at the brewery. Special tour of $10 includes a 375ml cork and caged bottle with a limit of 5 per guest. This is not a ticketed event and availability will be on a first come basis.

Standard tasting tour is optional and $14 as usual. Special beers being poured for this release include Fortunatus, Inceptus, Brettanicus, and a brand new red wine barrel-aged Saison with Norwegian yeast and Brett, Saison Voss Kveik. 

Crafted with a dedication to patience and the time required for this beer to be ready, we are more than excited to see another beer from our Funk Yard enter the market. Hope to see you on the 29th.

Lose Your Inhibition Writing Class

Three Taverns Brewery is proud to present a creative writing workshop . . . with beer! The worst thing writers do is censor themselves. It takes courage to put words on paper. It’s time to lose your writing inhibitions. As we enjoy a beer tasting, we will discuss what it takes to tell a good story. The class will focus on ways to get started, stay motivated, and be true to your creative voice. We’ll have tips and writing prompts for fiction, essays, and poetry. The class will be facilitated by local author Nicki Salcedo.

The class will be held in the Parlour on Tuesday, April 18th from 6-8pm. The cost is $30 per person in advance and $35 at the door, which includes a 2 hour writing class with nationally published author, Nicki Salcedo, brewery tour and up to 36 ounces of Three Taverns beer. Writers of all levels of experience and genres are welcome!

Nicki Salcedo is a blogger, novelist, and journalist. She is a regular contributor to Decaturish and Atlanta Loop. She has judged the annual Creative Loafing Fiction Contest. Nicki has been on stage in Write Club Atlanta and Bleux Stocking Society. Her book “All Beautiful Things” is a romantic suspense set in Atlanta. She is also the author of “Intersections” and “Echoes of the Same,” two collections of essays about life in the South and around America.

Hop Leaf Project | Luxuriant

Brewery can release this Thursday, 4/13, at the Parlour.

Luxuriant, our newest Hop Leaf Project, a hazy 6% IPA, is luxuriously dry hopped with Mosaic, Citra, and Simcoe. With maximum juice and aroma, this Hop Leaf is available in 6 pack cans only at the brewery starting Thursday and available as long as supplies last. The hop punch in this beer is best consumed fresh, so come get it this weekend. 

Parlour hours | Thurs. & Fri. 5:30-9pm, Sat. 1-5pm

White Hops 2.0

Our spring/summer seasonal favorite returns, but with a newly formulated recipe that promises to make this unique wit beer more crushable and more suited than ever for the hot months of summer.

With adjustments that further soften the mouthfeel and an enhanced hop character from newly added Denali and Lemondrop alongside the familiar Citra, the new White Hops has juicy flavors and aromas of melon and citrus with hints of pineapple and light lemon.

White Hops will be available in market this week on draft and in 6 packs. We are excited for you to try the newest version of one of our earliest beers.

Dubbel Shot & A Night On Octane Brewery Only Release

Coffee. And beer. And coffee in beer. And food that pairs well with coffee and beer. All of these incredible things can be yours at 11am on Saturday, April 8th when we release not one, but two, coffee beers!

The first is this year’s version of Dubbel Shot - a Belgian-style Dubbel with the addition of cold brew coffee from Thrive Farmers – bottle conditioned in 750ml’s. Next is the popular A Night on Octane IPA – our flagship IPA with cold brew from our friends at Octane Coffee - that will be packaged for the first time, in cans.

Both beers are brewery-only releases and available for a limited time. $14 for tour and beers on site. $15 for the coffee beers to-go (1 750ml of Dubbel Shot and 3 cans of Night on Octane IPA). $25 if you combine the two. We’ll have complimentary doughnuts from Duck’s Cosmic Kitchen, Thrive’s cold brew coffee (the Guatemalan-Brazil blend used to make this year's Dubbel Shot) pouring on nitro, and Octane will be in the house pulling shots on their mobile espresso unit..Don’t miss it!