Picking the best Georgia-made IPAs and PAs readily available at bars and package stores in metro Atlanta wasn’t an easy task — though the continuing demand for Creature Comforts Tropicalia, Scofflaw Basement and SweetWater 420 made them obvious choices. The other nine are a combination of the new, the highly rated, and some popular beers I like to drink. As always, your mileage may vary.
Burnt Hickory Drivin N Cryin IPA — From a brewery known for big beers, this easy-drinking session IPA was first released in tribute to the long-running Atlanta band. At 5 percent, unfiltered, dry-hopped, and golden, it hits all the right notes.