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, growler shops and markets.

Breweries

Ironshield is Lawrenceville's second brewery that opened in July 2020. 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 to open up earlier this year. Take your pint to go and walk downtown or get a picture in front of their beautiful mural. They offer a wide variety of craft beers and hard seltzers. 

Stillfire has over 18 beers and hard seltzers on tap for you to enjoy on their patio or in the taproom, located across from Suwanee Town Center Park. StillFire offers weekly new beer releases, food trucks nearly every night and live music on the weekends, plus events such as trivia, sound check bingo and more. 

6S Brewing is opening soon in downtown Duluth in a 140-year-old building on Main Street. More info to come... 

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 make social distancing a breeze! 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 Infinite Energy 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.

Coming soon: Norx/Cultivate is a new brewery that will open up in Norcross. Check out the AJC article here. 

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.

Lincoln Fill Station (Snellville) has diverse selection of domestic and imported craft beers. It's the perfect place to grab a Continental Flight (four 5oz tasters), and relax on the patio. Don't miss their special events, like Tap Takeovers and Pizza/Movie Nights.

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.

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.