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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Website features best brews, fun news

Welcome to our new Cherokee Distributing Company website! It’s been an exciting year for our team as we’ve expanded our service area from 22 to 53 counties, adding territory in Middle Tennessee with distribution centers in Cookeville, Tullahoma and Pulaski. We also remodeled our headquarters in Knoxville, increasing our office space and warehouse capacity.

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Cherokee Distributing Company acquires Mid-South Distributing, expands reach across Tennessee

Cherokee Distributing Company has acquired Mid-South Distributing, another wholesale beverage distribution company, thus expanding its service area from 22 to 53 counties in Tennessee. With headquarters in Knoxville and a second distribution center in Kingsport, family-owned Cherokee Distributing Company has served East Tennessee since 1958. By adding Mid-South Distributing, the company expands its territory into Middle Tennessee with Cookeville, Tullahoma … Read More

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Beer pairings perfect for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate with friends, family and loved ones. If you’re hosting a celebration, you can spice up the average apple cider and serve some festive adult beverages at your dinner or holiday gathering. First, we have a recipe for a beer cocktail called Pumpkin Cider. This is an easy addition to Thanksgiving because it’s simple to … Read More

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The ABCs of craft beer – Part 3

In part one and part two of our three-part blog series, we learned common terms used by beer drinkers, as well as attributes and characteristics to describe the brews. That vocabulary also often includes terms about who brews the beer, like brewpub or craft brewers. Cherokee Distributing Company distributes more than 250 leading brands of beer and other beverages, and … Read More

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