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TRIMTAB BREWING COMPANY
Where Art Meets Cra 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.
TrimTab Brewing showcases a wide portfolio of unique styles of beer ranging from their fl agships TRIMTAB IPA and Paradise Now Raspberry Beliner Weisse, to to daily changing limited releases that are only available at the brewery.
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: 3-12a; Sat: 2-12a; Sun: 2-8p
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THE J. CLYDE The Perfect Place for Pairings
Beers from around the globe populate the 43 taps of The J. Clyde s front bar, but what really distinguishes The J. Clyde as a local icon is the back bar 17 taps fi lled exclusively with beer from the great state of Alabama! With an expert sta and a wide variety of glassware, they ensure that every beer is poured properly and served in its appropriate vessel.
The J. Clyde takes pride in supporting the local food community, too. Summer, fall, winter, and spring bring slates of vibrant and fresh local ingredients to craft seasonal culinary treats that pair perfectly with a fl uid rotation of beers, some of which can be found only at The J. Clyde. Quarterly beer dinners showcase many of these pairings and educate neighbors and visitors about the unique nuances and expressions of world-class beer. Enjoy outdoor dining at The J. Clyde, too. Cheers!
jclyde.com; 205-939-1312 1312 Cobb Lane, Birmingham, AL 35205 Hours: Mon Wed: 2p-12p; Thu Sat: 2p-2a