Craft Breweries & Beer

Where to Find Craft Beer in Gwinnett

The craft beer train has left the station, and we want to help you plan your stops.

There are plenty of restaurants and bars that offer a variety of drafts. Here, we're focusing on breweries, distilleries, growler shops and markets.

Breweries

Ironshield is Lawrenceville's second brewery. They offer authentic German and European style lagers and ales. Enjoy their nice outside seating where the occasional food truck will stop by. They have many events throughout the year so be sure to check their Facebook page for updates. 

Social Fox was Norcross' first craft brewery. Take your pint to-go and walk downtown or get a picture in front of their beautiful fox mural. They offer a wide variety of craft beers and hard seltzers. 

Stillfire has over 12 beers and hard seltzers on tap for you to enjoy on their porch located next to Suwanee Town Center Park.  There is always something going on at Stillfire for all to enjoy!

6S Brewing is in downtown Duluth in a 140-year-old building on Main Street. They even have a walk up window to order your beverage so you can walk around the Town Green with your beverage in-hand. 

Good Word Brewing & Public House is a full service brewpub, in heart of Downtown Duluth's Parsons Alley. Open space, expansive bar and huge outdoor patio! House beers, and other drafts, wine and cocktails! Menu features Latin & Southern cuisine.

Monkey Wrench Brewing is a large brewery located on the edge of the beautiful Suwanee Creek Greenway. Walk, bike or jog up for a tasty seasonal beverage. Monkey Wrench's Backstage Beer Garden stays busy with live music weekends and food trucks. Brewery is both dog and kid friendly.

Slow Pour Brewing (Lawrenceville) boasts a beautifully inviting tasting room and beer garden beckoning friends to sit and chat. You can also find their brews at Coolray Field (home of the Gwinnett Stripers) and the Gas South Arena.

Indio Brewing (Sugar Hill) is a family and friends operated brewery. They are homebrew based and are dedicated to serving a diverse selection of great craft beers.

Cultivation Brewery is a microbrewery in Historic Norcross that has partnered with a local market to produce a fruited beer menu.

Kettlerock Brewing is a family owned and operated microbrewery and taproom in Peachtree Corners. They offer IPA, Belgian Strong, Milk Stout and Wheat Beer!

Anderby Brewing boasts a large space for private events but also has a laid back atmosphere. Enjoy one of their 19+ brews on tap from their shaded outdoor patio.

Blackbird Farms Brewery is new to Lilburn and wants their taproom to be a place where the community gathers. They pride themselves on being a meeting place for Art and Science where guest can taste world class beers everyday.

Apparition Brewing is located inside Sugar Hill Distillery serving up 8 great German style beers for your enjoyment.

Growler Shops

Exhibit (A)le (Lawrenceville) is owned by a practicing Lawyer (hence the name). There are 30 taps available, and beer styles vary from light to dark to hoppy and "miscellaneous awesomeness." You can buy 32oz or 64oz growler fills. Can't make up your mind? Try 3oz samples.

Peachtree Growler Co. (Peachtree Corners) has 40 taps, and they're offering beer, wine, cider and root beer. They carry homebrewing merchandise and teach classes for beginners. Grab a coffee while you shop at their full-service coffeehouse, featuring Jittery Joes Coffee Roasting Company.

Distilleries

Sugar Hill Distillery (Sugar Hill) is located in the heart of downtown and is the first in the nation to manufacture and produce both fine spirits and German style beer in the same equipment. They also house a full service restaurant, this is your one stop shop for a great night out. 

Markets

The Market Taproom (Lilburn) is located inside 1910 Public House, a gem of a restaurant. They have 28 craft beers on tap, and you can leave with a 32oz or 64oz growler, as well as a delicious meal. They also sell bottles wine for your non-beer drinking friends.

Three Blind Mice (Lilburn), another fabulous restaurant, has a market of their own. They're offering all of your favorite craft beer and wine to take home with you. Don't miss their beer tastings, brunches and live music events.


New watering holes are opening up all over Gwinnett. Be sure to stay on top of Beer & Beverages Guide for the latest news.