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Terrapin Beer Co.

  • 265 Newton Bridge Rd.|
  • Athens GA 30607
  • 706-549-3377
  • Region: Blvd.-Warehouse Dist.

RateBeer Best Award MedallionFounded by two brewers who share a commitment to creating world-class beers unsurpassed in flavor and character, Terrapin Beer Co. debuted their first beer at the Classic City Brew Fest in April 2002. Six months later that beer-Rye Pale Ale-brought home the Gold medal in the American Pale Ale category at the Great American Beer Festival, though being sold only in Athens.

These days Terrapin is using their 40,000 sq. ft. facility to bring the best in craft beer to beer lovers in 12 states across the Southeast, and is growing more each day. Terrapin's portfolio includes 6 year-round beers, 4 Seasonal Sessions beers, the Monster Beer Tour collection of high-ABV seasonal brews, the Side Project series of one-time brewing improvisations, and several Special Releases and collaborations annually. Through innovation, experimentation, and good old hard work, Terrapin Beer Co. will continue its mission to create unique experiences through passionate brewing of the finest quality craft beer for many years to come.


See how it's done! Terrapin Beer Co. is open for public tours Wednesday and Thursday from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 1 - 7:30 p.m., and Sunday from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. The Friday/Saturday early tour offers a relaxed atmosphere (no live music), flights, and longer, more-detailed guided facility tours. Reservations are not required for Terrapin's tours. Tour package options:

  • Stay & Play: souvenir glass + 36 oz. of beer samples at the brewery
  • Homeward Bound: up to 72 oz. of packaged beer to-go
  • Now & Later: souvenir glass + 36 oz. of beer samples at the brewery + up to 72 oz. packaged beer to-go

Folks who don’t wish to sample beer are welcome to go and enjoy the atmosphere free of charge. Only those who wish to sample beer are required to purchase one of the three tour options. Packaged beer offered to-go will vary with availability

Please note that any visitor who wishes to take the guided tour through the facility must wear closed-toe shoes, safety glasses, and earplugs. Terrapin will provide safety glasses and earplugs.

Want to have your event in a space as unique as the Classic City? Terrapin is available for private or corporate functions, parties, fundraisers, and events of all kinds. Package options include souvenir glassware for each guest (custom glasses available!), indoor and outdoor spaces, guided brewery tours, great beer, and the best backyard in Athens!


  • Top Brewer in Georgia, RateBeer Best Awards, 2016 & 2017
  • Official beer of The Walking Dead, July 24, 2015
  • "Better than Bud: Imported, domestic and homebrews to add to your cooler," USA Today, July 29, 2015
  • 10 Awesome Breweries in College Towns, Paste, Oct. 10, 2014

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