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Depot Street Brewing | Roundabout Rare

Barrel aged. You have our attention. Barrel aged beers may very well be our favorite category of beer. In this particular case we were first introduced to this beer during a Tri-Cities beer run in August. It was our first stop and not even noon yet and Michael Foster and Devin Rutledge of Depot Street Brewing were giving us a tour. The brewery ...

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Starr Hill Brewery | Little Red Roostarr Coffee Cream Stout

I remember well the first time I had this beer. I was in Blacksburg, Virginia on business with Andy Brantley. We were hunting beer and ended up at a place called Blacksburg Taphouse. I remember being so impressed with this beer that I not only ordered another but before we left Virginia, I had found a bottle to bring home. Since then, whenever ...

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Green Man Brewing Company | The Dweller

There is just something about this beer. Usually when friends go to North Carolina and ask if I want anything I’ll reply broadly and say, “anything from X brewery” or tell them to just get me whatever they are getting. This beer though, before we saw it in the land of orange, I would request it by name and those great friends, ...

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Highland Brewing Company | Saw-Whet Saison Ale

It’s the end of January, 64 degrees and I’ve spent the entire afternoon outside. If there was a day that could cause spring fever, it’s today. Fortunately, I had a few other options in the beer fridge that weren’t stouts or winter warmers. The next seasonal from Highland Brewing Company is on deck tonight. Saw-Whet Saiso ...

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Tennessee Winter Beer Festival | February 27th, 2016

It’s hard to believe that this is the 5th Tennessee Winter Beer Festival (TNWBF)! Wow, how time flies. We’ve had the privileged of being involved with the TNWBF since it’s inception, which, oddly enough, started with Mike Adams, formally of The Market in Maryville, simply stating that he wanted to do a beer festival. So we gat ...

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Green Man Brewery | La Mas Negra

We received the press release below from Green Man the other day. While we pass on many press releases, not long ago I was able to try last year’s La Mas Negra and was pretty impressed. This is a great beer with a nice balance of sweet and spice. It’d pair well with pulled pork tacos – just say’n. Keep an eye out in mid ...

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Highland Brewing Company | IPA

If you had blindfolded me, allowed me to smell, taste, then asked me to name the brewery I would have rattled off a half dozen west coast brewery names and maybe even one from Florida. Head Brewer Hollie Stephenson of Highland Brewing Company is reaching back to her west coast brewing roots with this West Coast-style IPA. For those hop heads ou ...

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Blackberry Farm Brewery | Winter Saison

As Thanksgiving is past, the holiday season is in full gear. Before we know it, winter will officially be here and with it, inviting fires in the evening, barren trees and the tease of a white Christmas. Winter also brings wonderful seasonal beers, my favorite. Usually winter warmers, stouts, porters and the like are fairly ...

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Knox Beer Snobs | 5 Years and a Lot of Beer

Howdy fellow snobs, It’s hard to believe that November marked 5 years for Knox Beer Snobs. Check it out, here’s our maiden post and we actually called it, The Maiden Post. While the site initially began as a way for us to keep up with what Don and I had been drinking, it’s transformed into so much more than that. We&rsquo ...

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Starr Hill Brewery | Shakedown Imperial Chocolate Cherry Stout

It’s that wonderful time of the year when we begin seeing the winter seasonal beer; our favorite beer season. Dark, malty, sweet, spicy – so many awesome flavors to pair with everything from pre-dinner cheese to the last course of dessert. Tasty. Up on deck this evening is another fun beer from our friends at Starr Hill Brewery, the ...

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