Cheers to Saint Paddy’s Day

You should see more green around town over the next few days. It’s not just because spring is starting to arrive, we hope. It’s because St. Patrick’s Day is Tuesday, March 17. If you’re hosting or attending Saint Paddy’s Day parties this weekend – or on the day of the official holiday – check out our recommendations for authentic Irish … Read More

Great beer? Bottoms up!

Thanks to Lauren Miller of Moxley Carmichael for writing this guest post.  –Mary Ellen Brewington. Fat Bottom Brewing: The name is playful, bold, maybe a little irreverent. It gets a Queen lyric stuck in my head (Fat bottomed girls you make the rockin’ world go round … ), and that’s fine by me. It also epitomizes in many ways what … Read More

The taste of Oktoberfest in East Tennessee

Four thousand, six hundred and forty seven miles. That is the distance between Knoxville and Munich, Germany, but there’s no need to travel that far. You can celebrate Oktoberfest in a variety of ways here at home. Oktoberfest is the world’s largest beer festival – it originated with a royal wedding in 1810 – and officially was celebrated in Munich … Read More

Miller Lite flows with retro look

Thanks to Michael Tremoulis, who is currently completing an internship at Moxley Carmichael, for writing this guest post.  –Mary Ellen Brewington.  “New vintage” is the latest trend, and the iconic Miller Lite beer can has epitomized that style in 2014. Last January, Miller Lite launched a campaign to bring back its retro can design. The iconic can was intended to … Read More

Join together to toast International Beer Day

From bars in Bavaria to tailgates in Tennessee, beer is an integral part of cultural identity. Like music, it brings people together with shared interests and common purpose. The first Friday in August – which this year falls on Aug. 1 – is recognized around the world as International Beer Day thanks to the efforts of four guys in the … Read More

Suds and spice, brats and brews

Coffee and doughnuts, wine and cheese, milk and cookies – all tried-and-true flavor combinations. In light of July 23 being deemed National Hot Dog Day, we decided to explore another match made in heaven: brats and brews!

Red, White and Brews

Let freedom ring! From sea to shining sea, the Fourth of July is a special holiday to celebrate all things red, white and blue. Nothing says Independence Day like icing down some cold brews and toasting the states that make up our great country. Our suppliers set up shop from coast to coast, producing delicious, innovative beers that become popular … Read More

Hoist a brew and sing ‘O Canada’

The United States isn’t the only country with a birthday in July. America’s friendly northern neighbor celebrates Canada Day on July 1, and it’s the perfect opportunity to sample some Canadian beers. Canada Day, once known as Dominion Day, marks the anniversary of the British North America Act (now the Constitution Act) that went into effect July 1, 1867. The … Read More

Raise a glass to good brews and a great cause

Summer is a season filled with festivals, and one of our favorites is right around the corner. The 4th Annual Knoxville Brewfest will kick off at 4 p.m. this Saturday. The suds-filled evening offers the best brews, not to mention great eats from some of your favorite food vendors. Brewfest will feature some of your favorite breweries and several of … Read More

Get crafty on Father’s Day

Father’s Day is fast approaching this Sunday, and we have planned the perfect day for dad. Celebrate with what you know he will love – family time and quality craft brews. Start the day by bonding with Dad over a bucket of worms and a six pack of beer. And on your fishing trip, what could be more apropos than … Read More