8 local breweries you should check out this weekend

Locally brewed beer has become a huge hit in the Birmingham area and a short hops away in Gadsden and Anniston. Check out our list of the 8 breweries, and as always, please drink responsibly.

Beer in the Magic City

1. Trim Tab Brewing Company

2721 5th Ave S.
Birmingham, AL 35233

If you like something a little tart, check out the Raspberry Berliner Weisse.

2. Good People Brewing Company

114 14th St S.
Birmingham, AL 35233

If you like IPAs, try the Snake Handler, but be careful, it bites!

3. Avondale Brewing Company

201 41st St S.
Birmingham, AL 35222

You gotta try the crowd-pleasing Spring Street Saison.

4. Red Hills Brewing Company

2823 Central Ave.
Birmingham, AL 35209

Try the Homewood Hefe!

5. Ghost Train Brewing Company

2616 3rd Avenue South
Birmingham, Alabama, AL 35233

Buckle up for the Dark Ride โ€“ itโ€™s one seriously strong ale.

6. Cahaba Brewing Company

4500 5th Ave S.
Birmingham, AL 35222

The Cahaba Blonde is crisp and refreshing.

7. Cheaha Brewing Company

1208 Walnut Ave.
Anniston, AL 36201

The Ladiga Oatmeal Stout is quite tasty.

8. Back Forty Beer Company

200 N. 6th Street
Gadsden, Alabama 35901

The Peanut Butter Porter is comfort food in a can!