Happy Beer Can Appreciation Day!

Need a reason to celebrate January 24th? Well, here it is! On this day in 1935, the first beer can was introduced to the market. So, sip a Sam Adams Boston Lager, now available in cans – or any of your favorite canned brews – and enjoy the history of a beer drinker’s milestone. Thanks to the Gottfried Krueger Brewing … Read More

Bowl them over with the perfect football party

It’s bowl season. And, by that, we mean football. And, by that, we mean fun. We are big fans of football at Cherokee Distributing Company – it is truly an East Tennessee tradition – and we enjoy get-togethers of friends and family, whether it’s at your home or favorite pub, to share some brews and pull for your team.

Serve up seasonal brews at holiday parties

The month of December means a calendar full of holiday parties, and that’s one reason we love this time of the year at Cherokee Distributing Company. Gatherings of family, friends and coworkers are the perfect opportunity to catch up, reconnect, have fun and try some festive brews. Many of our favorite breweries offer seasonal beers and ciders that capture the … Read More

Romancing the brew

Posted on November 14, 2013 by Chelsea Morgan Sharing a delicious beer makes for a romantic evening with your significant other, especially with a chill in the air. From the chocolate aromas found in stouts and porters to the sweet finishes in a glass of fruit fermented beer, a well-crafted brew is the perfect beverage for courtship. But with a … Read More

Tapping into technology: Beer apps

Posted on October 21, 2013 by Mary Moates We use our cell phones for everything these days. Your smartphone is a GPS, instant communicator and restaurant guide all-in-one. So, why not find the best happy hour deals or track down that seasonal brew you’ve been craving? Get the most out of your smartphone, and tap into something every beer lover … Read More

Viva Mexico! Viva Beer!

Posted on September 12, 2013 Many Americans and Mexican-Americans enjoy Cinco de Mayo celebrations each spring. But why wait until May to enjoy a fiesta with some tasty south-of-the-border brews? A couple hundred years ago, Father Miguel Hidalgo rallied the people of Delores, Mexico, to initiate the country’s fight for independence from Spain. By ringing the church bell 203 years … Read More

The Labor Day Beer Guide

Posted on August 27, 2013 by Mary Ellen Brewington The first Monday in September is always Labor Day, a U.S. federal holiday created to celebrate the economic and social contributions of workers. And after a long day of work, who doesn’t enjoy an ice-cold brew? It may not be surprising, therefore, that Labor Day is also the top beer-drinking holiday … Read More

A stroll (and a sip) through Knoxville’s beer gardens

Posted on June 17, 2013 by Mary Ellen Brewington When you think about your neighborhood watering hole – you know, that place where “everybody knows your name” – what do you see? Friends gathered around the bar; folks at tables enjoying a bite to eat; the pool table in the back, perhaps… You’re picturing the inside, aren’t you?

Savor the summer with Blue Moon

Posted on May 29, 2013 by Andi Overby Summer is the perfect time of year to relax next to a campfire with a cold brew or sit on your back porch watching the sunset with a tall glass of red wine. But you shouldn’t have to choose between your two favorite evening refreshers! The makers of Blue Moon Belgian White … Read More

Sample the season at the 2013 Knoxville Brewfest

Posted on May 21, 2013 by Andi Overby From the wise words of Benjamin Franklin, “There can’t be good living where there is not good drinking.” What better way to celebrate summer and America’s finest invention than with 2,000 of your closest friends – not to mention more than 200,000 ounces of craft beer!