The Why, When and Where of the Band Saw Fest

8 August 2015 by , 1 Comment

The Why: Isis, The Taliban, Fast Food Establishments.  All over the world there are organizations/ individuals that have one soul purpose in life and that is the inhalation of Americans and the freedom that we stand for.  No one knows where, why or when it started but it is going strong and will never end.  Spin around […]

I am the King of Hop, there is none higher, sucker DIP’s call me SIRE..

27 July 2015 by , 1 Comment

Why do I love being a KnoxBeerSnob?  The best part is the friends we have made along the way especially when they send you beer, you get to taste said beer and do a write-up for you folks.  Star Hill Brewing became one of those great friends.  One day this little beauty arrived in Knoxville […]

Welcome Balter Brewing!

8 April 2015 by , No Comments

The Knoxville beer scene has literally exploded with new breweries these past few years with double that in the planning phase.   Is is possible that we might become the Asheville of Tennessee??  Coming around the bend in the next year or so the beer laws will change to make it much more beneficial and […]

Tennessee Winter Beer Festival | February 21st, 2015

28 January 2015 by , 1 Comment

It’s a cold miserable Tennessee winter and you are tired of being cooped up in your basement with your craft beer stash running low.  What to do? What to do?  Well we here at the KnoxBeerSnobs have the perfect solution to ease your woes.  Grab your piggy bank, smash it with that empty bottle of […]

2014 Thirsty Orange Brew Extravaganza

27 February 2014 by , No Comments

Alright brew fans, the days seem to be getting warmer, well almost, and spring is hopefully around the corner from us.  It is time for all of us to prepare ourselves for the influx of beer festivals coming to a town near you.  It is always a hard decision for me to figure out which […]

Kingsport Oktoberfest | September 28th, 2013

22 September 2013 by , No Comments

Holy cow!! Is summer really on it’s way out?  Man this year is just flying by but don’t dismay brew lovers because when fall arrives so do the beer festivals.  There are so many to choose from within 2 hours of Knoxville but one in particular I look forward to since inception in 2011 and […]

Gunslinger DIPA by Crown Valley Brewing

21 June 2013 by , No Comments

Well fellow snobs, the circle of life dictates that we all get old and eventually return to the earth from where we came.  This ol snob is hitting the 43 mark and with that the realization that it sure is a hell of allot harder to keep the pounds off.  So I have made a […]

Lagunitas Lucky 13 from our good friends at Corks

10 June 2013 by , No Comments

Hello brew fans.  I have to say I was not going to have a beer tonight but the day was a typical rough Monday so here you go.  We recently took a look at the new Wine/Liquor/High Gravity Beer store in Turkey Creek called Corks and I felt lucky to find this beauty there.  I […]

Strubbe IPA | Picked up from Corks Wine & Spirits

22 May 2013 by , No Comments

Hey fellow snobs out there.  I just left Corks and am now enjoying an IPA that hails from the folks at Brouwerij Strubbe Brewery in, you guessed it, Belgium.  Apparently this brewery has been around since the 1800’s.  Pretty cool if you ask me and one I would love to visit one day.  Check out […]

Thirsty Orange for thirsty drinkers. April 13th @ Mellow Mushroom in Johnson City

25 March 2013 by , No Comments

Well it is that time again when Aaron Carson unleashes his ridiculous amounts of energy (much like my 4 year old) and creates the coolest craft beer festival in Johnson City.  For the second year in a row Mr. Carson has collected the finest craft beer brewers and brought them to the Mellow Mushroom in […]