Guilty. I’ve done it. Buying cases of beer, running from store to store, trying to get as much of an allocated beer as I can. Maybe it’s some sort of innate hunter/gatherer mentality ingrained in our subconscious. Maybe it’s because we’ve been thirsty for so long in Knoxville. Many breweries passed us by for so long, going to nearby states instead. This was thanks to our taxes and, up until recently, how we defined “beer.” That’s changed though – at least the beer definition did – and we have an incredible representation of beer in our fine state. Not only that but we have some awesome brewers here in Tennessee now. We’re certainly blessed in beer.
Like many of you, I cellar beer. Stouts, a few porters, barleywine, a sour here or there – big beers. These beers are also great gifts, taking to a party and I’ve used them multiple times for charity beer baskets – that always do very well. It’s also fun to see how they change over time and on occasion, do a vertical of a few years of the sa
Source: Knox Beer Snobs
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