Found along the Southern highway I-20, Birmingham is the largest metropolitan area in Alabama. The ever-changing city has undergone a recent transformation into a hub for university medical centers after shedding its industrial roots. Today, Birmingham is a bustling center of restaurants, small shops and, of courses, breweries and craft beer bars.
Birmingham breweries have become so sought-after in the state that it has turned the city into an oasis for craft beer nerds across Alabama. The local beer scene took off during the craft beer boom, and now Birmingham breweries churn out sought-after sour ales, flavorful IPAs and incredibly rich stouts. The city itself is a drinking town and turns out to support its local beermakers, and Birmingham breweries don’t disappoint the local population or adventurous beer tourists.