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Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival May 20th, 2017

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 way to maximize a Saturday than to go to ...

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Jade IPA | Foothills Brewing Company | Part 2 of 2

I rolled into Asheville in December 1999 after leaving Clearwater, FL.  It was a bit of a culture shock due to the friendly people, the weather and the beer choices. Up until then, the best craft offering I had was a Samuel Adams so you can imagine what it was like for this beer-virgin in the up-and-coming beer city USA. I since have a lov ...

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Jade IPA | Foothills Brewing Company | Part 1 of 2

EDITOR’S NOTE: this is a guest blog provided by  Foothills Marketing Director Ray Goodrich. Both his parents graduated from UT, so he’s OK. In Part 2, we pop a top and Snob Don tells it like it is.  Go ahead. Get Jaded. That’s what the label copy implores you to do on Jade IPA, one of our most popular beers. In ...

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TN Beer Run! Beginning January 24, 2017

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 awesome event as it bu ...

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Blackberry Farm Brewery | Brett Fruit Blend

Blackberry Farm continues to push the envelope with their beer. While we’ve written a fair amount about Blackberry Farm Brewery, they always seem to find a way to top their last effort. In this case, they’ve been accumulating some barrels and in the case of this particular Brett Fruit Blend beer, they used a red wine barrel and adde ...

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Smoky Mountain Brewery | Barrel Aged Imperial Stout

Congrats to Smoky Mountain on their 20th anniversary! It’s pretty wild to think that these guys have been brewing beer in East Tennessee since 1996. While many of us in the craft beer community sometimes overlook what Smoky Mountain has to offer, that’s changing in a huge way. There are certainly mainstays at Smoky Mountain that we ...

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Pretentious Beer Company | Glass Meets Beer

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 and relish in what we have become.  You can’t t ...

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Tennessee Brew Works | King Chestnut

News from our friends out of Nashville. We’re looking forward to trying this one. Neat background on the Chestnut tree below in the PR as well. Keep an eye out for this in fabulous Knox-vegas! ———————————PRESS RELEASE————————& ...

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Highland Brewing Company | Cold Mountain Release, November 10th

20 years of Cold Mountain. How awesome is that?! We get our fair share of Cold Mountain here in fabulous Knox-vegas but we know many make the trek to Highland each year for the release. Details on this year’s release below including a very special addition for the 20th anniversary, an Imperial Cold Mountain. Congrats to Highland Brewing C ...

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Green Man Brewery | Thriller Blood Orange Saison

‘Tis the season of fall beers and while we’re technically past the Oktoberfest/festbier season, pumpkin beer abounds. Supposedly pumpkins were in short supply this year but judging by the shelves, that doesn’t seem to be the case. While pumpkin beer does have its place (i.e. Thanksgiving dinner and the 50% off shelf), ...

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