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Macon-Based Brewery Receives Top Honors

Macon-Based Brewery Receives Top Honors


It’s time to celebrate at Piedmont Brewery & Kitchen in Macon, Georgia! They were just named Georgia’s  “Best New Brewer” for 2017 in’s Annual RateBeer Best Awards.


From a release: “The RateBeer Best Awards reflect the results of millions of user generated beer ratings on one of the world’s largest beer rating sites,  The “Best New Brewer” award represents the top-ranked breweries that started collecting ratings on or after June 1, 2016.  That group totals over 6,400 new breweries, of which Piedmont ranked #1 in the state of Georgia.”

“We are extremely passionate about the beer that we craft at Piedmont.  It’s an incredible honor to be named as one of the world’s best new breweries. We are following in the footsteps of past winners like Scofflaw Brewing, Reformation Brewing, Orpheus Brewing and Jekyll Brewing.” says Brian Whitley, Co-Owner and Head Brewer at Piedmont Brewery & Kitchen. “This truly proves that hard work and passion pay off.”

“Other Georgia-based brewery winners include Creature Comforts’ “See the Stars” for Best Georgia Beer and Terrapin Beer Company for Best Georgia Brewery.”

“Piedmont Brewery & Kitchen is located in historic downtown Macon at 450-B Third Street and is open to the public seven days a week for lunch and dinner, with a special brunch menu on Sundays.  For more information, please refer to their website:  Http://
For more information on the RateBeer Best Awards, including a comprehensive winners list, visit: https://www.Ratebeer.Com/Ratebeerbest/.”


You can also see what we’ve enjoyed over time at Piedmont Brewery by visiting these articles: 



Piedmont Brewery & Kitchen: Part 1, The Food Interview

Molly McWilliams Wilkins

Molly McWilliams Wilkins

Molly McWilliams Wilkins is a Southern culture commentator, web producer, and social media marketing maven. She is also a freelance writer who has worked with a variety of publications and online magazines including Bourbon & Boots, Paste Magazine, Macon Magazine, the 11th Hour, Macon Food & Culture Magazine, and as the Digital Content Editor for The Southern Weekend. Mommy first, fashionista, social media maven, writer, artist, dreamer and poet. Hangs on to her Oxford Commas by force. Addicted to shoes and purses- and lots of coffee. Coffee coffee coffee.

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