So it’s Christmas Day, and you’re looking for an escape from the fam. Don’t worry -- there are plenty of spots that will happily cater to your lust for libations. This season, let us give thanks to them, and to the benevolent breweries that know how important adult beverages are, especially during the holidays.
Midtown They open at 6pm and will have a limited food menu -- but everyone knows a limited menu from here is better than a full menu from nearly everywhere else... especially when you think about their legendary Sublime Donut burger.
Little 5 Points, O4W, East Point They boast 16 specialty beers on tap, eats including BBQ sliders, and best of all, heading there when it opens at 6pm will keep family members from corner-ing you about your love life back at home.
Midtown After all the stress of the holidays, time spent with a drink (including their selection of Christmas lights-colored drinks, or their 40-deep vodka passport menu) at this laid back Midtown hot spot is a fine way to relax.
Midtown If you want a little more class and substance with your Christmas drinking, head to Einstein’s. They’re offering a special prix fixe Christmas menu including a four-course dinner for only $40 per person with appetizer, salad, entree, and dessert. Plus all general booze you’d expect.
Westside Dim, dank, and divey -- Northside Tavern is so anti-Christmas it may actually be at its very best on Christmas. Although you’ll certainly get into the Christmas spirit when you discover that their prices enable you to buy a few rounds for everyone.
The Highlands An impressive beer and wine selection plus gourmet, Southern bar fare (fried chicken biscuits with cheddar cheese and maple syrup, son!) make for an impressive, albeit unconventional, Christmas feast.
Midtown Enjoy drinks on their dog-friendly patio (including their seasonal spiced rum or bourbon-infused eggnog). They’ll also be serving a traditional ham dinner that night complemented by an assortment of sides to soak up all that alcohol.
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