A beer-tasting birthday bash

Posted on April 8, 2013 by Lauren Christ Trying to decide what to get the beer lover in your life? What birthday gift to give the man or woman who has everything? I faced this dilemma recently, with my fiancé’s big 30th birthday looming. But, most likely while sitting back enjoying a cold brew, the perfect solution came to me: … Read More

The beer tax that ‘ales’ Tennessee

Posted on February 4, 2013 by Mary Ellen Brewington Here at Cherokee Distributing Company, we’re always listening to customers and staying on the lookout for new brews to bring to East Tennessee to whet their appetite. But like our fellow distributors and brewer friends in the industry, we face a big obstacle in attracting and providing beer options in Tennessee: … Read More

Big flavor beers for the big game

Posted on January 31, 2013 by Mary Ellen Brewington Michelle and Natalie from MillerCoors visit the Fox43 morning show to share suggestions for delicious beers to pair with food at your Super Bowl party this weekend. Third Shift Amber Ale and Redd’s Apple Ale, both new beers to the East Tennessee market, pack big flavor that will please all the fans watching the big game.

Battling Brews: Super Bowl XLVII

Posted on January 29, 2013 by Mary Ellen Brewington Have you made your Super Bowl checklist? This Sunday, Feb. 3, marks Super Bowl XLVII, and it’s fast approaching. Of course you need the basics for your viewing party: team jersey, massive flat-screen TV, and a comfortable place to sit… but what else? Food and libations! Just as much as the … Read More

Holiday trend: Baking with beer

Posted on December 18, 2012 by Mary Ellen Brewington You’ve probably heard about cooking with wine, but have you given much thought to cooking with beer? Better yet, have you ever thought about baking with beer? It has several advantages: it can add sweetness, enhance flavors, and lighten batters to create fluffier baked goods. Sweets and candies are commonplace during … Read More

Knoxville, Meet Henry Weinhard this ‘Movember’

Posted on November 20, 2012 by Mary Ellen Brewington Michelle and Natalie from MillerCoors visit the Fox43 morning show to share more about Henry Weinhard craft beers, now available in Knoxville, and recommend some great beer and food pairings for Thanksgiving and the holiday season. Also, during “Movember” or “No Shave November,” every time you buy a Henry Weinhard sampler … Read More

‘Hoppy’ Halloween!

Posted on October 22, 2012 by Taylor Perry Goblins, witches and vampires, oh my! With just a couple weeks left until Halloween, it’s time to prepare for some festive celebrations. Cherokee Distributing Company has a few favorite brews to serve this time of year whether you’re throwing a spooky, haunted fright fest or an Autumn seasonal party.

Raise Your Glass to Summer!

Posted on August 28, 2012 by Taylor Perry What better way to celebrate Labor Day weekend than with a refreshing, American-brewed, ice-cold beer? Reward yourself for all those days of hard work in the office and relish in the last few days of summer by drinking a classic American beer from our new supplier, Big River Brewing Company.

Bristol Bound Ticket Giveaway

Posted on August 14, 2012 by Mary Ellen Brewington Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! Cherokee Distributing Company is giving away two tickets to the Irwin Tools Night Race at the Bristol Motor Speedway on Aug. 25. Starting at 7:30 p.m., the Irwin Tools Night Race is the night race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. According to the Bristol … Read More

Cheers to the Olympics!

Posted on July 24, 2012 by Andrew Tanker The countdown is on. Just a few days remain until the start of 2012’s most anticipated sporting event – the London Olympics! How will you celebrate the U.S. medal haul? If you still don’t have plans, it’s time to set up a Facebook event for you and your friends to get a … Read More