Lessons from a celebratory beer

Posted on September 22, 2011 by Mary Ellen Brewington You may have heard about former Marine Sgt. Dakota Meyer who was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama on Sept. 15. You also may have heard that Meyer had a special request before the ceremony: He’d like to sit down and have a beer with the president.

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Take a stand against breast cancer

Posted on September 12, 2011 by Mary Ellen Brewington There’s nothing more refreshing than a glass of freshly squeezed lemonade from the neighborhood lemonade stand. To promote breast cancer awareness, Cherokee Distributing is opening its own lemonade stand of sorts – a pink lemonade stand. Enter our “Pink Lemonade Stand Against Cancer” sweepstakes and take a stand with us to … Read More

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Cheers to the ladies!

Posted on August 26, 2011 by Mary Ellen Brewington Today is Women’s Equality Day, set to commemorate the passage of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote as well as call attention to women’s continuing efforts toward full equality. As a woman working in the beverage industry, I’ve seen a lot of changes over the years including more … Read More

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Drink in the red, white and blue

Posted on June 27, 2011 by Mary Ellen Brewington As if long, sunny days weren’t enough cause to celebrate, the summer brings the most notable and patriotic of American holidays: the Fourth of July. The Fourth guarantees fun times for all whether you plan to grill out with friends, head to the lake with family or enjoy a neighborhood block … Read More

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A toast to good ole Dad

Posted on June 14, 2011 by Mary Ellen Brewington The third Sunday in June is the perfect day to hang out with Dad, and there’s no better way to spend a sweltering East Tennessee afternoon than by cracking open a cold beer. This Father’s Day, celebrate your patriarch while sippin’ on a seasonal summer brew or with a cooler packed … Read More

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A tasty tour of Sierra Nevada Brewery

Posted on May 31, 2011 by Mary Ellen Brewington Sierra Nevada Brewery is the Walt Disney World for brew junkies. Several weeks ago On Tap encouraged readers to take a “brew-cation.” A few of us from Cherokee Distributing Company took the idea across the country to visit our friends in Chico, California. As we pulled into the parking lot covered … Read More

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Take a summer brew-cation

Posted on May 17, 2011 by Mary Ellen Brewington As temperatures warm, we’re starting to think about sunny weekend getaways and fun summer road trips. But, sometimes it’s hard to figure out a fresh vacation plan that won’t break the bank or be a bore. Did you know there are many breweries around our region that are less than a … Read More

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Celestial celebrations and libations

Posted on May 5, 2011 by Mary Ellen Brewington The largest full moon in 18 years, nicknamed Supermoon, appeared in the night sky on March 19, 2011. This orbital beauty occurred due to the moon’s close proximity to Earth, and if you observed the Supermoon that evening, you saw that it was stunning.   The full moon is full of … Read More

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Refreshing beverages come in recyclable containers

Posted on April 21, 2011 by Mary Ellen Brewington We love to share our favorite beverages with you here at On Tap. We hope that we’ve inspired you to try a new beer or serve a festive beverage at your last social gathering. But, on Earth Day, we’re wondering: Once the drinks have been drunk, what are you doing with … Read More

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Something to sip on this spring

Posted on April 15, 2011 by Mary Ellen Brewington Spring is here, and Cherokee Distributing Company wants to make sure you know that we offer delicious drinks beyond our extensive portfolio of beers. The days are warmer and longer. The sun shines brighter, and people just seem happier – must be the sunny Vitamin D mixed with the dogwoods and … Read More

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