Author: Allyson Hester

Allyson “Clarity” Hester hiked the entire Appalachian Trail in six months in search of clarity and good beer. She found both. For a comprehensive list of beer found on the A.T., check out AppalachianTrailClarity.com

The Southern Brewing Company: There’s No Taste Like Home From the Source by

Known for its eclectic dining, music, and arts scene, Athens, Ga., gained its third brewery in May 2015 when Brian Roth opened The Southern Brewing Company to brew beer that “tastes like Athens.”

Grin and Beer It: Watering Holes Cater to Hikers Along the Appalachian Trail Draft Picks by

Whether your trail beer is found at a pub in the Smoky Mountains, a brewery in New England, or in a “trail magic” cooler stowed in the woods by a kind, empathetic soul, beer is part of Appalachian Trail culture.