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 […]

Saw Works Brewing Company Spring Seasonal | Hop Battle

1 March 2013 by , No Comments

Howdy ho brew fans.  Man it has been ages since I fired up the old computer and got to typing.  Feels good.  Well Mr. Dave Ohmer has been hard at work again brewing up tastiness for our good city.  He has come up with a nice heavy dry hopped seasonal  just in time for the nice […]

Smoky Mountain Brewery Harvest Fest | Hanging with the Velas

20 September 2012 by , 1 Comment

Well, since it is fantastic out side I have the windows open and I am now enjoying a glass of Marty Velas’ Märzen style brew – Harvest Fest.  You can trace the Märzen style to its origins in Bavaria to sometime before the 16th century.  A Bavarian brewing ordinance decreed in 1539 that beer may only be […]

New Belgium’s – Peach Porch Lounger

3 September 2012 by , 2 Comments

Howdy ho fellow snobs.  Man, this past week SnobRob and I had the pleasure of sneaking into the invitation only shindig put on by Eagle Distribution and what a time we had.  Is was fantastic to be a part of this event and a shout out to Jeremy our very own craft beerguy for leaving […]

Suttree’s High Gravity Tavern

29 June 2012 by , No Comments

Howdy fellow lovers of all that is craft beer.  Man, our little Knoxville has definetly embraced the craft beer scene two-fold in the past year.  Just last year I can remember sitting at the Mellow Mushroom in Asheville, NC and having a hard time choosing which of the high gravity brews I was going to […]

Tennessee Brewers Summit

6 June 2012 by , No Comments

Howdy brew fans.  If you have viewed this blog before then you must be a lover of craft beer and the tight knit community that is ever evolving here in good ol” Knox-Vegas.  Things are getting better here but many of us make weekly pilgrimages to Asheville for the ridiculousness that is the craft beer scene […]

Saw Works Brewing – Pale Ale batch #2

30 May 2012 by , 2 Comments

Howdy fellow snobs – Tonight beer snob Don and I have gathered for an epic post on Saw Works Brewing’s inaugural beer; the pale ale. I know a fair number of you have had a pint of this ale within the last week or so. The first round of this beer is “dun and gawn” […]