Red Wheat Wine Rollin’ Down the Line

Nothin’ soothes our ears better than the sound of those bottles running down the line…and this morning was a special occasion. We fired ‘er up with a heaping load of our latest special edition – Red Wheat Wine – an honorary brew for our sweet 16 anniversary and part of our Dank Tank series.

You can expect to get your paws on this goodness in 22-oz bombers, and on draft at select locations, starting the first week of March (that’s next week for those too lazy to check a calendar). Want more info on the Barleywine brew? Get the 411 here.

In the meantime, here’s a plethora of pics to rev your engines before this racy Red Wheat Wine parks itself in a store near you.

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SweetWater’s Sweet 16 Recap with Photos

SWsweet16_Feb2013_00753Well, it looks like we survived 16 years of  heady beers, and while we may have knocked out a few more brain cells celebrating the occasion this weekend, it was definitely one of the most rad parties for our record books.

We had one hell of a group come out to show some birthday love. Pimpin’ out some of the finest neon, crimped hair and spandex the city has seen since 1985, y’all truly made this SweetWater-palooza one of our most fave parties to date.

Cheers to the winners of the costume contest for their rendition of Caddyshack. They took home 16 buckeroos and a party at the brewery, plus bragging rights for their totally tubular outfits. 

Yacht Rock Revue killed it with  an insane jam-sesh, while we tore up that tie dye birthday cake and filled up on Red Wheat Wine, which had us feelin’ fine (until those hangovers kicked in on Monday). Big ups on those who played it safe hopping a ride with the Fur Bus shuttle to MARTA, or those who used Uber. We can’t thank ’em enough for hooking us up for this event.

PHOTO INFO: All in all, you party animals killed, which means it might have left your memory of the day’s event a little foggy. We have a small handful of pics below, but go ahead and check our full album of pictures on Flickr for a righteous reminder, and check out your photo booth pics here. Props to Addison Hill Photography and Chucky Foto for capturing the fun.

Here’s raising a little hair of the dog as we roll on down the line to the big 1-7. See y’all there!

Red Wheat Wine You Make Me Feel So Fine!

If you’ve been living under a rock, and aren’t aware…our Sweet 16 is rolling up quickly on us this weekend (see the deetz here). Who the hell can believe our livers lasted long enough to be celebrating 16 years of heady beers? What a ride it’s been for sure.

Of course,we couldn’t throw a birthday bash without an honorary brew and celebrate in true SweetWater style – completely random, in full-on 80s fluff with Yacht Rock Revue on the patio main stage!  Get your tickets now, cuz we is bustin’ a cap on this fiesta. We want to make sure all the ladies in their Madonna costumes have enough space to shake a leg warmer!

Our brewers voices finally stopped cracking and they’ve gone off the rails with this super rad limited-run Dank Tank release. With our license to brew, we’ve stepped on the gas and whipped out a racy Red Wheat Wine (say that five times fast). This beer rips down the road at 11% ABV, fueled by a 45% wheat bomb and an after-burner hop shot of Amarillo, Willamette, Nelson Sauvin, and US Goldings creating a brew that is sure to raise some hairs (possibly in some places hair hadn’t been growing prior!).

You can sample this sucker as it makes its debut on taps at our Sweet 16 shindig this Sunday. It will hit shelves in 22-oz bombers and draft taps at participating restaurants and retailers throughout the Southeast by the end of February. Get a load of the brew label below:

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Did you know Neil Diamond wrote Red, Red Wine? Well, he did. You can Google it. It’s worth a Google.