Are you a craft beer lover or do you brew beer at home? If so, you and your friends won't want to miss this Brew and Crew beer tasting dinner! Make a weekend of it and join others while you sip beers from Southbound Brewing Company. Guests will experience a 5-course dinner, 5 beer tastings and receive a Southbound souvenir pint glass. Afterwards, guests will enjoy entertainment by 2015 GA Music Awards Country Male Artist of the Year Justin Dukes and bandmates while you enjoy Southbound and other craft beers at a cash bar.
Master Brewer Smith Mathews of Savannah, GA, co-founder and Managing Partner of Georgia's Southbound Brewing Company, will share secrets on the latest/greatest trends in the craft beer craze during this tasting dinner on July 22nd. Mathews received his diploma in Brewing Technology from the prestigious Sielbel Institute of Technology in Chicago and the Doemens World Brewing Academy in Munich, Germany. He and Southbound beers have been featured in "Georgia Traveler" on PBS, "The Palate Magazine," "The Beer Connoisseur Magazine," "The Savannah Magazine," "Southern Brewing News," and most recently "Draft Magazine" to name a few. Mathews was the featured beer expert at the 2016 Sea Island Southern Grown Festival. A new Southbound Tap House will open this year at the Savannah-Hilton Head Airport. With beer currently in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina, Southbound has experienced impressive growth over the last three years since opening. As the co-founder of the first production brewery in Savannah, Mathews has made a name for himself in the Georgia craft beer industry.
Justin Dukes has opened for artists such as Vince Gill, Charlie Daniels, Justin Moore, Big & Rich, A Thousand Horses, Montgomery Gentry, Craig Campbell, John Michael Montgomery, Shenandoah, David Nail and Joshua Scott Jones. He recently sold out at the world-famous Bluebird Café in Nashville, TN. Justin's unique voice is like no other in country music and his writing ability reaches all ages in the country music genre.