Back Forty Beer Company

Back Forty Beer Company is a microbrewery in downtown Gadsden focused on local ingredients.  They have an air-conditioned taproom where visitors may sample and purchase their beers on site.  It is the largest brewery in Alabama and the only brewery to bottle beer and sell outside the state.  Since January 2012 capacity has tripled at the brewery.  The company's name name is inspired by an old agricultural term referring to the 40 acres of land situated furthest from the barn. And just like the farm, the Deep South’s craft beer culture is fertile and primed for harvest.

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Latitude: 34.016034 Longitude: -86.005732 Elevation: 557 ft
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Angie Pierce

Hours Open

Guided brewery tours on Sat from 3 p.m. – 8 p.m. Taproom: Mon-Thurs 5-7PM and Fri-Sat 3-8PM.

Locally or Family Owned Business Notes

Locally owned by Jason Wilson.

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Contact Information

Jason Wilson - Back Forty Beer Company
200 N. 6th Street
Gadsden, AL 35901 US
Angie Pierce - Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association
256-350-3519 (Fax)
PO Box 2537
Decatur, AL 35602 US


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