Starr Hill Brewery | Fall Tour Variety Pack – 2 New Seasonals!

31 August 2016 by , No Comments
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Howdy fellow snobs! FALL! Football! Fall beer! I know many of us aren’t hot on the pumpkin beers that we start seeing in the summer BUT there are so many other great beers that accompany the fall season. I can also appreciate the fact that many breweries are looking to set themselves apart from the […]

Yee Haw Brewing Company | Dunkel

25 August 2016 by , 1 Comment
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Howdy friends, It is a great time for Tennessee beer! If that doesn’t want to make you say Yee Haw, I don’t know what will! Yee Haw Brewing Company in Johnson City, TN, came out of the gate hard and fast throwing the gauntlet down on 4 mainstay beers that were nothing short of dead on […]

Highland Brewing Company | Clawhammer Oktoberfest Lager

23 August 2016 by , No Comments
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It’s August. That means pumpkin beers are – or will be shortly – on the shelves across our fair state. While I can hold off on the pumpkin beer for a bit, it’s the Märzen style lagers I really look forward to. A couple years back I did a Märzen series which was a lot of […]

Blackberry Farm Brewery | Blackberry Rye

19 August 2016 by , 1 Comment
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I cannot tell you how much I enjoy being in another state, seeing a Blackberry Farm Brewery bottle and be able to proudly exclaim, “that beer is brewed in my backyard!” While the brewery is a little further than my actual backyard, it’s not far and I thoroughly enjoy visiting my friends there from time to […]

Craft Distribution Company | Delivering us tasty craft beer!

16 August 2016 by , 1 Comment
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Hello friends in beer, Apologies for the posting hiatus in the last month – it’s been a busy summer! We are happy to share some awesome news with you though regarding a new distributor who is putting roots down here in fabulous Knox-Vegas! There has been a huge explosion of breweries across our fine country. […]

Alliance Brewing Company | Oatmeal Stout

16 July 2016 by , No Comments
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Howdy friends, On deck tonight we have one of my favorite styles of beer; stout. In this case an oatmeal stout. While summer certainly isn’t stout weather, in my book stouts are a year-round beer and this one is no exception. First of all, if you haven’t visited Alliance Brewing Company yet you are doing […]

Highland Brewing Company | Mosaic Rye India Pale Lager

10 July 2016 by , No Comments
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As a general rule, I’m a bit skeptical of the India Pale Lager (IPL) style. I find that they woo me in with wonderful scents and even some excellent first sips. Then, after about half the beer and probably 10 degrees of warmth, all of that is gone – or at least muted. Highland has […]

The United States of Beer by Dane Huckelbridge

5 July 2016 by , No Comments
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While this isn’t a beer review, it is a review and it is beer related, so it counts! I just finished The United States of Beer: A Freewheeling History of the All-American Drink by Dane Huckelbridge and while I wasn’t quite sure what to expect when I began, now that I’m done I can say that […]

Alliance Brewing Company | IPA #12

30 June 2016 by , No Comments
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Our friends at Alliance Brewing Company name their IPAs as each one is a bit different. Kinda like what Yazoo has done with Hop Project. The IPA on deck tonight though, wow… This beer pours a dark golden color, cloudy with a nice, long lasting head. It came via crowler – obviously – and it […]

Blackhorse Pub & Brewery | Vanilla Cream Ale

28 June 2016 by , No Comments
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I should have written about this beer a long time ago. Perhaps I was in denial – a cream ale that I not only like, I love it. Yes, a cream ale. Since I have not had a cream ale that I liked nearly as much and I’ve found myself comparing other cream ales to […]