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Hop City

Touring the world with the U.S. Coast Guard allowed Kraig Torres, the owner of Hop City, to drink his way across the world. And for that, Atlanta thanks him! In 2009, he brought his passion, or maybe obsession is the right word, for beer to the West Side. From bottles of every type that fill your dreams, to Growler Town, this is truly a beer lover’s paradise.

To say that Kraig Torres loves beer, is VERY serious understatement. But, thankfully for us his love is only matched by his generosity. His goal is to share the passion for beer with Atlanta. Opening on the West Side in 2009, his was the first of it’s kind. Sure, we had grocery stores stocked with macrobrews and liquor stores with a selectrion of craft brew, but nothing like Hop City.

When you walk in to Hop City for the first time, you’ll have remind yourself to keep walking. You’ll stop in your tracks with eyes wide and mouth slightly open. Beer…so much beer. And yes, it will be overwhelming for most of us. That’s why Kraig and his incredible staff of self proclaimed beer geeks are there to help. Say you want something that tastes like Christmas, or need to impress that neighbor that thinks he knows everything there is to know about beer. Hop City’s staff will guide to whatever your heart, and taste buds, desire.

Oh, and did we mention Growler Town? Oh yes, and town is not an exaggeration. One of the first places in Atlanta to serve growlers, Hop City has 60 taps of delicious beer all for you. Now, what exactly is a growler? Well, it’s a 64 oz jug that allows you to take home beer, straight from the tap! That’s right, draft beer…at home! Genius! And the best part? And we’re not talking Miller Lite, either. The delicious nectar that flows from these taps are a mix of local and rare. Many are not even available in bottle! So, sit back and allow yourself to be transported to Heaven, er Growler Town!

Highlights

Wine Program

You would think that a beer geek would only allow beer on the premises, but that’s certainly not the case here. If you want that perfect bottle of vino or bubbly, the fine folk at Hop City bring their extensive knowledge to the world of wine. From hard to find celebration bottle to table reds, these guys have it all. And they pride themselves on making it all approachable, and affordable!

Homebrew

Itchin’ to dive into brewing yourself? Have dreams of opening up the next Monday Night or Sweetwater? Well, Hop City is here to help! With everything you need to go through the process, and the true desire to help you succeed, these guys will have you off the ground in no time. And if that Kit Kat flavored IPA goes awry? Well, they have plenty of beer and wine to help ease the pain.