Tag Archive - Knoxville

Balter Beerworks | Bear Blend

4 September 2017 by , No Comments
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Howdy beer friends! It’s September and college football has officially kicked off. We’re headed into a wonderful time of the year full of fun weekends, cookouts and, of course, awesome beer. As the evenings are cooling off, some darker beers certainly fit the mood. On deck today we have the Bear Blend Oatmeal Porter from […]

Balter Beerworks & Alliance Brewing Company | Raspberry Kölsch

27 August 2017 by , No Comments
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Howdy beer friends! Knoxville rocks. We’re pretty fortunate to have such great brewers – and breweries – here in Knoxville. It’s also pretty awesome that this group actively looks for ways to collaborate with one another which continues to elevate Knoxville craft beer. On deck today, a collaboration between Balter Beerworks and Alliance Brewing Company […]

Alliance Brewing Company | Citra Blonde

6 August 2017 by , 1 Comment
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I love crowlers. This beer has been sitting in my fridge for exactly a week and it poured with a great head and excellent aroma, as if they filled it today. While I’ve enjoyed growlers – and I still keep a few on hand – the fact that you can purge a can with CO2, […]

Last Days of Autumn | Hop Nobbler

3 August 2017 by , 1 Comment
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We got wind via the ole Facebook that Last Days of Autumn was putting a beer on this past weekend that was affectionately named by Mike and Tracy Frede’s friend, Lee Strange. For those that may not know, Mike and Tracy are the folks behind Last Days of Autumn and Lee Strange is a dear […]

Blackhorse Brewery | Batch 160

1 August 2017 by , 1 Comment
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Howdy beer friends! This past weekend we asked what local beers you’ve had that stood out and you all responded with so many great suggestions we decided to try as many as we could. Second beer on deck, a great one from Blackhorse Brewery. Blackhorse Brewery holds a special place in this beer snobs heart […]

Crafty Bastard Brewery | Stratosphere 4.0

30 July 2017 by , 1 Comment
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Howdy beer fans! We asked, you responded. What local beer should we check out for a review? You guys gave us a lot of great suggestions so we figured we’d try to hit as many as we could. It’s Sunday, it’s really nice outside for July, so why not run down to Crafty Bastard for […]

Remember Your Friends at the Liquor Store

26 January 2017 by , 1 Comment
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I had a moment of euphoria in Kroger last weekend. I went to peruse the beer section to see what impact our new TN laws had on the beer selection. If you’re not aware, as of January 1st “beer” in the state of Tennessee had changed from 6.25% to 10.1%. There was much rejoicing as […]

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Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival May 20th, 2017

19 January 2017 by , 1 Comment

Howdy beer friends! If you’re like us, the spring fills up fast. Warm weather makes a nice friend and gets us all out of the house – which is great. However, there are always more opportunities than there are hours in the day so you have to make sure you maximize each opportunity! What better […]

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 […]

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 […]