Atlanta's 4 top breweries (that won't break the bank)

Photo: Monday Night Brewing/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on May 01, 2020.

Looking to try the top breweries around?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable breweries in Atlanta, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fill the bill.

1. Monday Night Brewing

photo: monday night brewing/yelp

Topping the list is Monday Night Brewing. Located at 670 Trabert Ave. NW, the brewery and tour spot is the highest-rated affordable brewery in Atlanta, boasting 4.5 stars out of 225 reviews on Yelp. 


As to what the business is known for, "We brew beer for the weeknights," it writes on Yelp in the section explaining specialties. "Expect balanced, flavorful ales that pair well with food."

2. Sweetwater Brewing Company

Photo: The peezy's/Yelp

Next up is the SweetWater Brewing Company, situated at 195 Ottley Drive NE. With four stars out of 458 reviews on Yelp, the brewery, venue and event space and beer tour spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an inexpensive option. 

Want to know more?

We discovered this about the business's signature items: "SweetWater Brewery is the largest independent craft brewery in the Southeast," it notes on Yelp in the section explaining specialties. "Our taproom and brand new kitchen is open for tours and tastings Wednesday through Sunday."  

3. Scofflaw Brewing

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Scofflaw Brewing, located at 1738 MacArthur Blvd. NW, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the budget-friendly brewery 4.5 stars out of 89 reviews. 

If you're curious for more, we found out these details about Scofflaw Brewing.

"The brewery launched in the summer of 2016," according to the history section of the business's Yelp profile. "Within one year, we tripled fermentation tank capacity."

4. Monday Night Brewing - Garage

Photo: erica g./Yelp

Monday Night Brewing - Garage, a brewery and venue and event space, is another much-loved, cheap go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 72 Yelp reviews. Head over to 933 Lee St. SW to see for yourself. 


As to what the business is known for, "Monday Night Garage is the barrel-aging and souring arm of Monday Night Brewing, located in the historic West End along the Westside BeltLine trail," it writes on Yelp in the section explaining specialties.

This story was created automatically using local business data, then reviewed and augmented by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.

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