Six Breweries Spanning Two States

Who knew that Blue Ridge and the Copper Basin would one day have six breweries and two wineries for your sampling pleasure!

Blue Ridge Brewery

Blue Ridge Brewery - 187 Depot St., Blue Ridge

"The Brewery," is Blue Ridge's brewpub, with the capacity to pour six house brews and eight beers from other craft breweries. Good food, good company and weekly entertainment.  

Fannin Brewing Company

Fannin Brewing Company - 3758 East First St., Blue Ridge

Tom Fennell brought his brewing skills to Fannin County for two simple reasons: Fresh air and fresh water make for fresh beer. Being local is important to Fannin Brewing; it's in the name of their beers: Hiawassee Golden Ale, Toccoa Brown and Blue Ridge Lager. Visit Fannin Brewing for fresh beer, made with local ingredients whenever possible, seasonal entertainment, food trucks and special events.

Grumpy Old Men Brewing

Grumpy Old Men Brewing - 1315 East Main St., Blue Ridge

Grumpy Old Men was founded in 2012 by a couple of retired beer enthusiasts who went from brewing in an outdoor shower to opening their own microbrewery. In 2018, the guys decided to pass over their tap handles to another Grumpy Old Man and his Crabby Old Tap Lady. "Delicious beer - Dog friendly - People tolerated."

Mercier Orchards Downtown Blue Ridge

Mercier Orchards - Blue Ridge Drive, Blue Ridge

Hard cider from Mercier grown apples are featured at the Mercier tasting room at the orchard in in Downtown Blue Ridge. Mercier's is the only apple orchard in Georgia that can say they grow, press, ferment, and bottle their own cider. Taste some Grumpy Granny, Old Number 3, Legends, Black Bee hard cider, Mercier wines and regional favorites from the Georgia Mountains.

Copperhill Brewery

Copperhill Brewery - 105 Ocoee St., Copperhill

Craft Beer You'll Dig! Copperhill Brewing has a passion. A passion to brew high quality, diverse, and exceptional tasting craft beer.Brewing craft beer is truly an art form, and their goal is to brew a selection of craft beers that will set Copperhill Brewery apart from all others. Enjoy the variety of craft beers offered in the tap room! 

Buck Bald Brewing

Buck Bald Brewing - 160 Ocoee St., Copperhill

Born in the mountains of Blue Ridge, GA, Buck Bald Brewing is dedicated to brewing the highest quality beer. Their passion is your pleasure as they combine the best quality ingredients with careful attention to every detail. From the flagship Ragin' Red Ale and Hollerin' Man Pale Ale to styles from across the spectrum you'll love every sip. Buck Bald strives to provide great tasting, hand-crafted brews in a fun and friendly location. Stop by soon to see old friends or meet new ones

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