Beer Issue - Atlanta homebrew resources

Stores to help you get your brew on

Wednesday June 10, 2009 04:00 am EDT

Beer Necessities (Sign says Brew Depot)
10595 Old Alabama Connector Road, #10, Alpharetta. 770-645-1777.
Beer Necessities sells hops, yeast, and malt extract separately so that homebrewers can follow their own recipes, but also offers kits for new brewers. Beer Necessities’ salespeople are homebrewers themselves, and are reputable for their knowledge and brewing guidance.

Just Brew It! (Formerly Aardvark Brewing Supplies)
103 Rainbow Way, Fayetteville. 770-719-0222.
A small business, with staff who can give direction and offer recipes to help adventurous brewers make the jump from kits to forming their own combinations.

Home Brewing Supplies
535 Indian Trail-Lilburn Road, Lilburn. 770-638-8383. www.homebrewingsupplies.com.
This shop offers a range of kits, ingredients, and advice for brewers. Owners Roger and Jeanine have been brewing wine and beer since the 1960s, and their business is still family-run. Home Brewing also offers a free class every month for beginners.

Wine Craft of Atlanta
5920 Roswell Road, #C205. 404-252-5606. www.winecraftatl.com.
Wine Craft offers homebrewing kits, individual ingredients, and accessories for both wine and beer brewing. Their shop also includes some fun additives for customizing the taste of homebrew.