Why Does Food Taste So Good With Beer?

Beer and wine were not created equal. And beer has been treated that way for centuries, taking a back seat to its seemingly more sophisticated big brother. This is evidenced at a restaurant or dinner table with the age old question of “which wine would you pair with this?” is asked to a waiter or sommelier. Over the last five years … Read More

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History Behind The Holiday: St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated annually on March 17 in honor of Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. The holiday began as a religious feast during the observance of Lent but has evolved into a global holiday celebrating Irish culture with parades, music, food and yes, beer. Although St. Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland, he was actually … Read More

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Beer and Saint Patrick’s Day go together like corned beef and cabbage. We’ve got some tips and ideas for festive beverages that will help make your Saint Patrick’s Day fun and memorable. First, we have a fun take on a classic beer. Add a drop or two of green food coloring to Miller Lite to quickly give the beer a … Read More

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Miller Lite: The Original Light Beer

The pursuit for the perfect pilsner started in Germany in the 1850’s when Frederick Miller tried a lager for the first time. In 1855, Miller found himself next to the Great Lakes in Milwaukee, Wisconsin founding the Miller Brewing Company. Fast-forward over 100 years to 1975 to when the Original Lite beer was born. Not only did Miller invent the … Read More

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Valentine’s Day is for beer lovers

Beer for Valentine’s Day is a perfect match. Whether you’re toasting your love over a home-cooked meal or giving your Valentine a delicious gift, beer lovers will celebrate having their favorite beverage featured on February 14. First, try a beer cocktail called Newly Minted. Celebrate a budding romance or kick off the night’s festivities with a newly minted mixed drink … Read More

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New High Gravity Product Offerings

As of January 1, 2017, the legal definition of beer changed in Tennessee. Beer is defined defined by its alcohol content, which is also known as gravity. For those who don’t know, gravity is the measure of the density of a substance in comparison to the density of water. So what classifies a beer as high gravity? That’s a great … Read More

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Beer: A modern twist on New Year’s Eve cocktails

New Year’s Eve is the perfect occasion to serve festive beverages. Beer cocktails are a modern twist on traditional party libations – and they’re easy to prepare, making party hosting fun and simple. Here are three recommendations to impress your guests and suit anyone’s taste. First is a classic Black Velvet made with Guinness. Guinness Original Extra Stout is a … Read More

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Samuel Adams Hopscape

Samuel Adams Hopscape, a hoppy American wheat ale, debuts in January 2017. The Boston-based brewery has two new seasonal brews headed to shelves over the next few months. The first is Hopscape. The base beer is an American wheat ale, brewed with four bold and juicy hops – Chinook, Centennial, Zeus and Citra. The result is a soft wheat ale … Read More

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Great Beer. Great Responsibility.

At Cherokee Distributing Company, responsibility is a priority, and we pledge to always push that initiative forward in the communities we serve. Whether our consumers are cheering on their favorite sports team, ringing in the new year or celebrating an exciting event, we want every fun outing to end safely at home. Because of our commitment to safety, we fully … Read More

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The Miller Mule

Hey refreshment lovers, here is a new twist on an old mule, The Miller Mule 1 part Miller Lite 2 part Henry’s Hard Ginger Ale A squeeze of lime with a slice for garnish Serve over ice in a glass or copper mug You can find Miller Lite and Henry’s Hard Ginger Ale in your favorite grocery’s beer department. Enjoy … Read More

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