Which Cherokee brew is for you? Sweepstakes

Posted on June 3, 2010 by Mary Ellen Brewington Which Cherokee brew is for you? That’s the question we’re asking in the first-ever Cherokee Distributing Company online sweepstakes. We know that many of you have strong loyalties to your favorite beers and breweries, and we want you to tell us which of our great brands is your favorite. To enter … Read More

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Cooking with beer

Posted on May 21, 2010 by Mary Ellen Brewington Without even taking a sip, beer can add a little extra zing to your dinner tonight. Yes, you can drink one too, but try adding a little to the food to transform a regular weeknight supper into something new. Europeans cook with beer often to create flavorful, sophisticated dishes. Because it … Read More

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Party Planning 101: How much beer should we get?

Posted on May 13, 2010 by Mary Ellen Brewington East Tennessee hospitality is known throughout the country. We gather together for any occasion: wedding celebrations, sporting events or just to hang out on the patio enjoying our fine summer nights. There is always a reason to throw a party! The folks at Cherokee get many calls from friends saying, “We’re … Read More

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Posted on May 3, 2010 by Mary Ellen Brewington Our neighbors south of the border have shared with us some of the best party accessories: piñatas, margaritas, Tejano music and, of course, beer! Americans have enthusiastically embraced one of Mexico’s famous holidays, which is this week on May 5: Cinco de Mayo, when the Mexican Militia defeated the French in … Read More

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Blood, sweat and tears

Posted on April 26, 2010 by Mary Ellen Brewington Volunteers hard at work hammering. MillerCoors and St. John’s Cathedral partner to build a dream home with Knoxville Habitat for Humanity Blitz Day, Feb. 27, was magical as over 70 volunteers from Cherokee Distributing Company, St. John’s Cathedral, MillerCoors and Knoxville Habitat for Humanity (KHFH) joined together to build a new … Read More

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Award-worthy films starring beer

Posted on March 5, 2010 by Mary Ellen Brewington The Oscars are around the corner, and everyone’s picking their favorite blockbusters and underdogs to take home a golden statue or two. One film that isn’t showing up on the nominations lists but that stole the show for many moviegoers this year is “The Hangover.” In this fast-paced irreverent comedy, a … Read More

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Croons about brews

Posted on February 5, 2010 by Mary Ellen Brewington Beer drinking songs have been around as long as people have been gathering together in taverns and pubs. For centuries Germans and Irish have captivated bar crowds with traditional rounds of chorus celebrating friendship, a big mug of suds, love and heartache. In honor of the recent Grammy awards, we’ve compiled … Read More

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An evening with Samuel Adams

February 25th Enjoy an Evening with Samuel Adams UT Visitors Center, Neyland Drive at 6:30 Sampling and Presentation by Sam Adams Brewer Grant Wood Guests will receive a “Perfect Pint” Samuel Adams glass, tasting of four Samuel Adams products with food pairings $29 per person (Must be 21 or older) Space is limited. Sign up by February 18 Call or … Read More

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An American Craft: Our love affair with craft beer

An American Craft Americans are defined by independence and innovation. Therefore it’s no surprise that our national interest in craft beers has grown into a full-blown love affair. According to the Brewers Association, “The number of craft brewers has gone from 8 in 1980 to 537 in 1994 to 1,501 in 2008.” Wow! We love our suds here in the … Read More

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What does moderation mean for you?

Drinking alcohol affects everyone differently. Men typically can handle more alcohol than women. Age and weight are also factors. Moderate drinking is a personal level of consumption at which you don’t pose a risk to yourself or others. And, you don’t embarrass yourself by waking up the next day questioning, “What did I say while dancing on top of that … Read More

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