A new beer has been brewing in Atlanta! Red Brick Brewing Co. and Georgia Aquarium are excited to announce their partnership and new beer: Whale Shark Wheat.

Red Brick Brewing Co., Atlanta's oldest operating craft brewer, and Georgia Aquarium, the largest aquarium in the Western Hemisphere, have partnered together to create an exclusive craft beer. Whale Shark Wheat is an American Wheat Ale brewed with tropical and fruity hops. The beer brings attention to Georgia Aquarium's marquee species, the endangered whale shark. A portion of Whale Shark Wheat sales will go towards Georgia Aquarium's research and conservation efforts.

Red Brick and Georgia Aquarium wanted to create a beer that represented Atlanta in a unique way and highlighted both organizations' commitment to conservation. Learn more about our partnership here.

Launch Party at Red Brick Brewing

Whale Shark Wheat launched on Friday, June 2 with a public event held at Red Brick Brewing Company.  Our thanks to all who were able to attend and enjoy an evening of craft beer, live music, games and fun! More importantly, $2 from every $12 ticket sold was donated towards Georgia Aquarium's research and conservation initiatives.

Where to Buy

The beer is a limited-edition release and will be available on draft at Red Brick beginning Friday, June 2. Whale Shark Wheat will be available at Cafe Aquaria at Georgia Aquarium and on shelves beginning the week of June 5, 2017 at participating stores of the following retail partners:

  • Kroger
  • Whole Foods
  • Total Wine
  • Earth Fare
  • Target
  • Sprouts
  • Circle K

Live Webcams

Whale Shark Research

Animal Guide - Whale Sharks