Free the Hops Timeline
Gourmet Beer Bill Signed Into Law
Governor Bob Riley signs the Gourmet Beer Bill into Law!
Free the Hops was the cover story for the St. Patrick’s Day edition of the Birmingham Weekly.
First Membership Meeting
The first general membership meeting of Free the Hops at Birmingham Beverage.
FTH Bottle Logo Adopted
Free the Hops bottle logo adopted from local graphic artist Lilla Hood.
Free the Hops Incorporated
Free the Hops is incorporated as an Alabama non-profit. The initial officers are Danner Kline, President; Lee Winnige, Vice President; Melanie Moore, Secretary; and Brandy Cole, Treasurer.
FREE THE HOPS Night held at locations in Birmingham and Huntsville to raise the funds needed to incorporate as a non-profit.