Chance meeting with beer royalty, Rudi Ghequire, from legendary Rodenbach Brewery

3 October 2015 by , 1 Comment

Beer Snob Rob and I sometimes travel for work and almost always…well make that always…carve out some time to check out the local craft beer scene. Following a recent meeting in Orlando, we decided to head to Tampa to visit Cigar City and check out a couple other places we had read about. After a […]

Welcome to Knoxville Devils Backbone Brewing Company!

19 September 2015 by , 1 Comment

Always great to hear of another brewery beginning to distribute in our fair state. Especially one as well known as Devils Backbone Brewing Company! Check out the press release below for details and where you can find their beer beginning Tuesday, September 22nd. Big thanks to our friends at Eagle Distributing for helping make this […]

Studio Brew Expands | Bristol, VA.

9 September 2015 by , 1 Comment

We dream. It’s natural. To aspire towards something greater, to grow, to reach for the stars. Vision. When I first met Erich and Pamela Allen many years ago Erich told me that one day, like many other aspiring brewers, they would open a brewery – a big one! “Working on it,” and “stay tuned,” he’s […]

Starr Hill Boxcarr Pumpkin Porter

5 September 2015 by , 1 Comment

Finally, it’s fall. Seems the pumpkin beers come out earlier and earlier each year as the seasons begin to blur. Perhaps we’re more sensitive to the fall seasonal lineup as deep down we’re not ready to give up summer. Summer slips away though as the leaves change, football begins and before we know it, the […]

Barrel Backers – Let’s Pre-Order Beer, Together

19 August 2015 by , 1 Comment

A fair number of people reach out to us here at KnoxBeerSnobs which is pretty cool as we get to meet a lot of new people and hear about some neat breweries, products, plans to take over the world, etc. Some things we hear about could be considered odd, far out eccentric, crazy….we tend to […]

TORCH’s 2nd Annual Brew Review: A Beer Tasting Fundraiser | August 29th, 7-11pm

16 August 2015 by , No Comments

Hello Friends of Fermented Goodness! Last year the Trinity Out-Reach Center for Hope (TORCH) kicked off it’s first Oak Ridge based beer event. Don and I were able to go and check it out – had a blast. These guys are back for round two. Check out the press release for details and make plans […]

Starr Hill | Whiter Shade of Pale White IPA

12 August 2015 by , 1 Comment

Howdy fellow snobs! Up today we have a rare dual post [alarm sounds go here]! Don and I are actually together, at the same time, reviewing the same beer much like in the days of pre-children. I had to fake a plumbing incident to get him over here but Don wasn’t too upset to find […]

Knoxville Noodle Bowl Festival | September 16th

11 August 2015 by , 1 Comment
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Howdy gang! Check out this press release on the Knoxville Noodle Bowl Festival below. Note that our friends at Hexagon Brewing Company, Alliance Brewing Company, Pretentious Beer Glass Company, The Casual Pint Fountain City AND Olde Hickory Brewery will be on hand. Sound like a great time and a great cause – check out the […]

Pints for Purpose: Blount Co Habitat for Humanity | August 27th, 5pm

9 August 2015 by , 1 Comment

As you all probably know by now, anytime we can tie a cause in with raising a glass of wonderful, tasty, magnificent, hop laden, sweet malty nectar….wait, what were we talking about? Oh, yes…anytime we can raise a glass of beer and benefit a great cause at the same time, we’re in. Pending each of […]

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 […]