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TRIMTAB BREWING COMPANY

Where Art Meets Cra Birmingham welcomes its newest member to the local craft beer family, TrimTab Brewing Company. A trim tab is the small rudder on the larger rudder of a ship an unassuming device that requires little e ort to steer an ocean liner or airplane, no matter the size. Using that metaphor as a namesake, TrimTab Brewing is dedicated to three things: celebrating people that are small sources of large-scale change,

crafting balanced beers, and having a lot of fun while they do it.

The brewery launched in 2014 after three long years of hard work transforming a 14,000 square foot car museum into a production brewery. With the combined e orts of brewers from some of the most respected breweries across the country, TrimTab Brewing showcases a wide portfolio of unique styles of beer ranging from their fl agships TRIMTAB IPA and Pillar To Post Rye Brown, to seasonal favorites such as Cucumber Saison and Raspberry Berliner Weisse.

Their Tasting Gallery," part taproom, part art gallery, is dedicated to promoting regional artists whose work is continuously for sale. The space combines industrial and modern elements to create an atmosphere that is light, open and inviting for enjoying their masterfully crafted brews year-round. trimtabbrewing.com 2721 5th Avenue S., Birmingham, AL 35233 Tasting Gallery hours: Tue Thu: 4-10p; Fri: 4-11p; Sat: 1-11p; Sun: 1-10p

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RED HILLS BREWING COMPANY

Your Session Beer Specialists! What do an ex-merchant marine, mechanical

engineer and a bunch of doctors and dentists have in common - no this is not a setup to a joke - this is the group that owns Red Hills Brewing Company.

We all have two things in common: we are all craft beer lovers and we all live over Red Mountain, south of Birmingham. Red Hills is located in Homewood, Alabama, a small town with big city amenities. It has a vibrant business community, walkable neighborhoods, warm welcoming residents, world class shopping, delicious, diverse dining and green spaces that rival those anywhere in the country. The Brewery is located on Central Ave, next to Little Donkey, Octane and Steel City Pops.

Eric Baumann (Brewmaster) and Joe Pilleteri (Managing Partner) will concentrate on session

beers." By concentrating on session beers, customers will be able to enjoy a pint or two without being, as the British call it, "snockered." redhillsbrewing.net; 205-578-2616 2821 Central Ave Homewood, Alabama 35209 Check website or Facebook for taproom hours.