Great news from Founders – Reintroducing Black Rye

25 October 2014 by , 1 Comment

Know what’s great?  That we’re actually getting Founders in East Tennessee. Not only that, but we’re getting their seasonals – Breakfast Stout anyone? Never thought I’d see the day. Check out this press release below on Black Rye and keep an eye out early 2016. Cheers! FOUNDERS BREWING CO. TO REINTRODUCE BEER FROM 2006 Black […]


Loirette – Brasserie De La Pigeonnelle

3 September 2014 by , 1 Comment

Howdy snobs, If the title of this post makes absolutely no sense, perfect. It’s a French beer and I have absolutely no idea what any of the above means. However, the fine people of Corks Wine & Spirits told me it was a must. If you haven’t noticed, due to the recent law changes our […]

Knoxville Brewers’ Jam 2014

17 August 2014 by , 1 Comment

The 18th Annual Knoxville Brewers’ Jam is about two months away – October 18th 1pm-7pm @ World’s Fair Park. It’ll be here before we know it. Shoot, football season is at our fingertips! For those of you that don’t know, Brewers’ Jam is Knoxville’s longest running gathering of beer loving individuals. Think of a nice […]

Tennessee Brew Works Debuts in East Tennessee!

16 August 2014 by , 1 Comment

It’s hard to believe that it has been almost a year since my wife and I met Christian Spears and Garr Schwartz as we got a sneak peak of the then under construction brewery. The brewhouse, however, was very much in production mode. As a matter of fact, they just celebrated their first anniversary – […]

TORCH’s 1st Annual Brew Review: A Beer Tasting Fundraiser | Sept 12th 7-11pm

2 August 2014 by , 1 Comment

Howdy beer fans, One of the things we don’t hear as much as we’d like to is “Oak Ridge” and “craft beer.” While there are a few spots in Oak Ridge we believe this may be the first craft beer focused event that the secret city has hosted (please sound off in the comments if we […]

News from Founders Brewing | New Beer!

2 July 2014 by , 1 Comment

Howdy Snobs, Now that we actually get Founders beer in our fair state [insert applause here] press releases from Founders carry A LOT more weight. I have to admit, seeing Founders on the shelves here does bring a smile to my face. That smile will be a LOT bigger later this fall when I see Breakfast Stout […]

Lonerider Beer to Can Bottles for Cans

1 July 2014 by , 1 Comment

Howdy beer fans, We got the press release below earlier today – interesting move by the folks from Lonerider Brewing Company out of Raleigh, N.C. We’re definitely a fan of cans but it’s interesting to see a brewery make a full switch. What are your thoughts? Good move or following the trend? Cheers! Lonerider Beer […]

Sierra Nevada Beer Camp – Southeast Edition in Mills River, NC – August 3rd

28 June 2014 by , 1 Comment

Howdy beer fans, If you weren’t already aware, Sierra Nevada is sending beer camp across the country this year with 7 stops. The final stop is at the Mills River Brewery (yes, the one that we almost had here in fabulous east TN) on August 3rd from 3-6pm. They are sending a “message in a bottle” […]