Raise a Glass to Veterans

Each year on November 11, the United States observes Veterans Day, a holiday that honors military veterans of the United States Armed Forces.

Veterans Day celebrates the service of both living and deceased veterans, and is known in other countries as Armistice Day or Remembrance Day. The date, or more specifically, “the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month,” marks the moment that the Armistice agreement between World War I Allies and Germany went into effect, ending WW1 in 1918.

The holiday is one of a few military holidays celebrated in the U.S.

Jekyll Brewing Company

Inspired by the history of beer in Georgia, Jekyll Brewing was founded in 2013 to celebrate the quality and camaraderie of the brewing industry in the South.

In 1738, the first  brewery in the Deep South was built on Jekyll Island by General James Oglethorpe, founder of the colony of Georgia, and Major William Horton, Oglethorpe’s second in command. Horton was the head brewer and also grew his own hops and grain for brewing.

The Horton brewery is now in ruins, but it remains a prominent historical site for the state. Georgia’s brewing industry has grown significantly since its colonial days and now more than 40 breweries and brewpubs exist here,

2017 GABF Medal Winners

The 35th annual Great American Beer Festival took place October 5-7, 2017 in Denver, CO, bringing together more than 800 of the world’s best breweries and thousands of the world’s biggest beer enthusiasts.

Four tasting sessions over the three-day festival offered upwards of 3,500 unique beers to sample, along with lots of food, music, merchandise, and the opportunity to meet brewers and industry professionals.

GABF isn’t just about sampling and celebrating beer; brewers also enter their beers into a professionally judged beer competition,  contending for coveted gold, silver, or bronze medals in 98 unique beer style categories.

NEGA Welcomes Dry County Brewing

This week we are excited to announce the Northeast Georgia debut of Dry County Brewing from Kennesaw, GA.

Dry County is a much-anticipated brewery for our market and has an incredible portfolio of beers that the brewers have been perfecting since 2016. You may have sampled some of Dry County’s beer recipes at the 2017 Classic City Brew Fest in Athens, where several year-rounds were on tap as well as a tasty cask called Gin & Juicy.

We’ll be starting out with Dry County IPA, an American IPA at 6.4%; Noonday, an extra pale ale at 5.5%;


SpikedSeltzer was created in 2012 by Nick Shields, who began formulating five gallon batches out of his garage in Westport, CT.

The unique beverage, which he made by combining disciplines of brewing and winemaking, focuses on simple and natural ingredients. The goal was to create a clean, crisp, bubbly drink that lacks the sugary sweetness of wine and the heaviness of beer. After refining nearly 100 batches, the original hard seltzer was born.

Nutritional Facts (per 12oz can)

  • 6% ABV
  • 140 calories
  • 5g Carbs
  • No artificial sweeteners
  • No preservatives
  • Naturally gluten-free
  • Cold-pressed fruit
  • Purified Water


  • Indian River Grapefruit
  • West Indies Lime
  • Cape Cod Cranberry
  • Valencia Orange