Jade IPA | Foothills Brewing Company | Part 2 of 2

13 January 2017 by , 1 Comment
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I rolled into Asheville in December 1999 after leaving Clearwater, FL.  It was a bit of a culture shock due to the friendly people, the weather and the beer choices. Up until then, the best craft offering I had was a Samuel Adams so you can imagine what it was like for this beer-virgin in […]

Jade IPA | Foothills Brewing Company | Part 1 of 2

12 January 2017 by , 1 Comment
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EDITOR’S NOTE: this is a guest blog provided by  Foothills Marketing Director Ray Goodrich. Both his parents graduated from UT, so he’s OK. In Part 2, we pop a top and Snob Don tells it like it is.  Go ahead. Get Jaded. That’s what the label copy implores you to do on Jade IPA, one of […]

TN Beer Run! Beginning January 24, 2017

6 January 2017 by , 1 Comment
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Howdy beer fans! If you haven’t already heard, Knoxville’s own Zack Roskop of Knox Brew Tours fame is headed across our fair state in an effort to visit every brewery this wonderful land of orange has to offer. We can sum this adventure up like this; epic. road. trip. If you’re not already following this […]

Blackberry Farm Brewery | Brett Fruit Blend

15 December 2016 by , 1 Comment
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Blackberry Farm continues to push the envelope with their beer. While we’ve written a fair amount about Blackberry Farm Brewery, they always seem to find a way to top their last effort. In this case, they’ve been accumulating some barrels and in the case of this particular Brett Fruit Blend beer, they used a red […]

Smoky Mountain Brewery | Barrel Aged Imperial Stout

6 December 2016 by , 1 Comment
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Congrats to Smoky Mountain on their 20th anniversary! It’s pretty wild to think that these guys have been brewing beer in East Tennessee since 1996. While many of us in the craft beer community sometimes overlook what Smoky Mountain has to offer, that’s changing in a huge way. There are certainly mainstays at Smoky Mountain […]

Pretentious Beer Company | Glass Meets Beer

16 November 2016 by , 1 Comment

There is a chill in the air. The leaves are colorful, crisp and basically totally covering my yard now.  I have to say this is my favorite season by far. People seem to relax more, chill out, hit a patio and hang out with friends and great beers. Take a look around this great city […]

Tennessee Brew Works | King Chestnut

9 November 2016 by , 1 Comment
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News from our friends out of Nashville. We’re looking forward to trying this one. Neat background on the Chestnut tree below in the PR as well. Keep an eye out for this in fabulous Knox-vegas! ———————————PRESS RELEASE——————————— Nashville, Tennessee – November 7, 2016 – Tennessee Brew Works celebrates the American chestnut with their winter seasonal, […]

Highland Brewing Company | Cold Mountain Release, November 10th

28 October 2016 by , 1 Comment
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20 years of Cold Mountain. How awesome is that?! We get our fair share of Cold Mountain here in fabulous Knox-vegas but we know many make the trek to Highland each year for the release. Details on this year’s release below including a very special addition for the 20th anniversary, an Imperial Cold Mountain. Congrats […]

Green Man Brewery | Thriller Blood Orange Saison

26 October 2016 by , No Comments
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‘Tis the season of fall beers and while we’re technically past the Oktoberfest/festbier season, pumpkin beer abounds. Supposedly pumpkins were in short supply this year but judging by the shelves, that doesn’t seem to be the case. While pumpkin beer does have its place (i.e. Thanksgiving dinner and the 50% off shelf), it’s always great to […]

Blackberry Farm Brewery | Brett Saison

23 October 2016 by , 1 Comment
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Things happen. Life. Kiddos. Work. Travel. Next thing you know a beer you intended to write about finds its way to the back of the beer fridge and when you see that the beer in question won an award at the Great American Beer Festival that you remember it is there, waiting patiently. The beer […]