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OUR ART IS IN THE PINT
Southern Philosophy Brewery has been a long time dream of the founders who’s lust/affection for creating beer drove them to pursue their passion full time. The brewery is situated in a building built in the 1870’s and has been fully restored to create an atmosphere that keeps the tradition of the old southern feel combined with the modern comfort and social warmth. We are a brewpub-type brewery, producing 3.5 to 10 barrel batches at a time which allows us to be creative and continuously offer new tastes, styles and fresh beer to our patrons. We make a quality brick and mortar craft product, made by hand and care. Our taproom bar also serves craft cocktails, cider, wine and growlers of beer to go. Our food consists of light fair of artisanal wood-fired pizzas, salads and charcuterie. We plan to partner with local farmers, striving to include quality ingredients from Georgia and regional areas.

The town of Bainbridge possesses a strong sense of community, which has been important to our creation. The Downtown Development Director, along with friends from the American Restaurant, several locals and continuous local interest from the community, have been integral in supporting our dream.
The brewery is situated on Willis Park in the historic main square in downtown Bainbridge, encouraging new and old friends to congregate together to share stories, laughter and their mutual admiration for great beer. We also hope that our location will entice those passing through to stop in and discover beautiful Bainbridge.

As not just Southerners but people who love to live, visit, and enjoy the south, we believe that Southern Philosophy means something different to all of us. To us it’s the mild winters and all-year outdoors, swinging on the front porch swing, floating on the river, fishing in the gulf, trekking through the woods, southern food, enjoying company with family and friends and of course beer made in the south using locally sourced ingredients.Plan a Visit
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FOOD & DRINKS
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Wood-Fired Wings
14
10 pc premium fresh chicken wings, slow cooked in our wood-fired oven, then wood-fired to order. *Buffalo Sauce* or *Chili Lime Dry Rub*
Parmesan-Truffle Garlic Cheese sticks *
10.5
Freshly in-house made sour-dough twists with Pecan Ridge truffle oil and parmesan
Cheese Board *
17
A selection of cheeses featuring local Sweet Grass Dairy Cheeses
Charcuterie Board *
23
A selection of charcuterie & cheeses featuring Sweet Grass Dairy Cheeses, Bradley’s smoke sausage prosciutto


SALADS
Small Side Salad
5.5
Romaine Lettuce, cherry tomatoes, bell pepper, onion tossed in our house white-balsamic honey mustard vinaigrette dressing and topped with aged parmesan shavings.
Chicken Pub Salad
15
Marinated wood-fired chicken breast, lettuce, cherry tomatoes, avocado, sweet corn, bacon, sweet grass dairy Asher Blue Cheese, house made buttermilk ranch dressing
In the Pines
12
Arugula & Romaine cannellini beans, avocado, artichoke, toasted pine nuts, cherry tomatoes, White Balsamic-Citrus Vinaigrette dressing and aged parmesan shavings.

+ Prosciutto $5
+ Cured Smoked Salmon $6


Pizza: 9’ & 14’ wood-fired pies
*no substitutions
Classic
12/18
Fresh mozzarella pearls, marinara, fresh tomatoes, basil
Hey American!
13/19
premium pepperoni, mozzarella & marinara
Southy*
14/19
Bradley’s smoked sausage, mozzarella, sweet peppers, mushrooms, marinara
Ecuason
13/19
Ricotta, Artichokes, olive oil, roasted garlic cloves, sweet peppers, mozzarella, fresh thyme, white balsamic glaze
Mr. Pink
15 /20
Smoked Salmon, red onion, capers, chives, cream cheese
Southern Philosophy*
15 /20
Prosciutto, Georgia Peaches, arugula, pecan-parmesan dusting, pecan ridge truffle oil, balsamic-Alaga Cane Sugar Syrup glaze * If Peaches are unavailable, seasonal fruit will be substituted
Buffalo Blue
14/19
Marinated wood-fired chicken breast, special buffalo hot sauce, Sweetgrass Dairy Farm Asher blue cheese, chives.
The Green Green Grass of Home
13/19
Purely Vegan pizza with dairy-free cheese, marinara, garlic, onions, peppers, artichokes, mushrooms, basil, truffle oil & dark balsamic glaze.
The Ranch Is On Fire
14 /19
Bradley’s smoked sausage, fresh sweet corn, jalapeños, red onion and layered under the cheese with our house-made buttermilk ranch dressing.
CREATE Your Pie
Base Pizza 12/16 Toppings 2/3 (S/L)
Pepperoni, Mozzarella Pearls, Bradley’s Smoked Sausage, Sweet Peppers, Mushrooms, Garlic, Artichokes, Ricotta, Red Onion, Capers, Arugula, any other sauce ingredients listed on pizzas above.
*Signifies Locally Sourced Ingredients


Beer 8oz/12oz/16oz
the Native Light Lager
3 / 4 / 5
Light American lager w/ 30% rice. Light, clean & refreshing
Helles Lager (Seasonal)
$4 (10oz)/ 5.5 (16oz)/ 7 (21 oz)
A German Pale Lager brewed with all German malt, German Tettnanger & Hallertau Mittelfrüh. Mild, light, clean, crisp easy-drinker.
Nicole’s Wit
3/ 4/ 5
Belgian wit style brewed with wheat and pilsner malt, orange, coriander, chamomile and Thyme 4.7 ABV/ 15 IBUs
Attapulgus Amber Lager
3.75 / 4.75 /6.25
German Marzen lager style,rich in flavor, crisp, brewed with German Malts & German Hallertau Tradition and Spalt Hops fermented with our house German lager yeast and lagered for 6 weeks.
Dunkles Bock (Seasonal)
3.5 / 4.75 / 6.25
A rich, deep-amber german lager, clean and crisp with bready-caramel, hints of dried fruit. Hallertauer Mittelfrüher and Tettnanger hops used. 6.7 ABV/25 IBUs)
Table Stout
4 / 5 / 6.5
Parti-gyle is a style that goes back for centuries. The idea is that you make a second beer with the remaining fermentable sugars and substance of the first beer. In our case we are in the process of creating a new imperial stout but also utilized our Belgian house yeast and a small amount of our Belgian wit that was remaining in the fermentor. Everything kindof lined up perfectly for this to work together to create a complex, but low ABV dark beer. Smooth, rich, creamy notes of chocolate, roasted malt, coffee, subtle fruitiness, black pepper. Refreshing and very satisfying.
RetroNew IPA
4/ 5.5/ 7.5
IPA, Westcoast style inspired, oldschool with some modern touches. Dry-Hopped with Mosaic, Centennial & Nugget Hops.
Dr. Spreuss IPA(Seasonal)
4/ 5.5/ 7.5
Southern Philosophy’s Dr. Spreuss IPA, a Sprucetip HAZY IPA inspired by the season and historical colonial spruce beers that Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson would have produced and enjoyed. The Spruce was sourced from an FDA approved supplier that harvests at high elevation in Colorado. In addition to the Spruce tips the beer is hopped with Citra, Southern Cross, Columbus and Azacca hops.
Cherry Pom Pom
3.5 / 5 /6.5
A kettle sour ale fermented with our Belgian house strain and conditioned on Cherry, & Pomegranate. Perfect for the season! Tart, bright & balanced. *CONTAINS LACTOSE
Fruit Crack
3.5 / 5 /6.5
Fermented with our Belgian house strain and conditioned on loads of premium Peach, Mango & Sicilian Lemon puree. Bright tropical-peachy citrus, tart & balanced. *CONTAINS LACTOSE
Vinyl Fever Pale Ale
3.75/4.75 /6.5
Old-school reminiscent American, west-coast style pale ale brewed with Centennial, Cascade, Nugget, & Chinook, dry-hopped with Chinook.
Where I Disappear
6 for 9 oz
Imperial Stout, no adjuncts, naturally conditioned, full bodied with notes of chocolate, roast, coffee. Balanced & complex.
Flight: 4 of the selections above


Signature Cocktails
(*G -Spirit Made in Georgia)
Mitch’s Mad Hatter
11
Our local favorite fruits for our favorite locals. Four Roses whiskey, mixed with our artisanal seasonal simple syrup Grand Marnier, and lemon juice.
New York Sour
13
Feel super boujee while sipping on this! A Georgia distilled ASW bourbon, lemon juice, and simple syrup topped off with red wine.
Jalapeno Paloma
11
Espolol Tequila infused with freshJalapeños, grapefruit & lime juice, Tajín salt rim.
Gypsy Blood
14
Xicaru Mezcal, muddled peaches & sage, lemon juice, peach liquor, splash of ginger beer & italian cherry syrup.
The New Frontier
14
A more local take on the classic Cosmonaut cocktail. St. Augustine Gin, seasonal berry preserves, lemon juice.
Decatur Daiquiri
11
Mount Gay Rum, housemade strawberry simple, lime juice.
Blue Hole
10.5
Named after the famous Blue Hole at Spring Creek, served in a martini glass with Malibu coconut rum, pineapple, fresh sour and a blue curacao floater.
Miss Pink Drink
10
229 Peach Vodka, triple sec, house made sour, seasonal berry simple.
Whiskey List-Four Roses Yellow Label /Jim Beam / Jack Daniels /Jack Daniels Rye / Pendleton / Bulleit / Bulleit Rye / Crown Royal/ Maker’s Mark / ASW Fiddler(GA) / Buffalo Trace/ Michter’s American Whiskey Unblended /Michter’s Single Barrel Rye/Michter’s Small Batch Bourbon/ Whistle Pig Piggy Back 6 Year 100% Rye Single Estate/Four Roses Small Batch Select / Four Roses Single Barrel Woodford Reserve / Rabbithole Rye / Rabbithole Cave Hill Straight Bourbon/ Widow Jane 10 yr / Little Book /COLONEL E.H. TAYLOR Small Batch Bourbon / Blanton’s Single Barrel / Four Roses Limited Edition / Booker’s


Wines - glass/bottle
Substance 2017
$9/$33
Cabernet Sauvignon Washington State
Carletto 2017
$7/$24
Montepulciano D’Abruzzo Italy
Smith & Perry 2016
$8/$28
Pinot Noir Oregon
Tomero 2017
$8/$28
Malbec Mendoza Argentina
Jean-Marc Brocard 2016
$9/$33
Malbec Mendoza Argentina
13 Celsius 2018
$7.5/$26
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough New Zealand


CONTACT & LOCATION
VISIT US
Ph: 229-400-9494

114 E Broughton Street
Bainbridge, GA 39817
(Location on Willis Park Downtown Square)
HOURS OF OPERATION
Tuesday 3pm - 10pm
Wednesday 3pm - 10pm
Thursday 3pm - 11pm
Friday 3pm - 12am
Saturday 11:30am - 12am
Sunday 11:30am - 9pm
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