Beer Run

A Street Lamp Burns Bright

Johnson City Brewing Company

Story and Photography by Rob Shomaker, Certified Cicerone®

It all began quite innocently. Eric Lantham joined his wife, Kat, in her hometown of Winchester, Virginia. In an effort to connect him with the community, they began hosting monthly gatherings...Read More »

One Night in Huntsville

By Gini David
July 24, 2017

First stop: Green Bus Brewing in Downtown Huntsville

I love destinations that defy easy descriptions. If you’re seeking a craft beer scene that is both cosmopolitan and quirky in the nicest, neighborly, make-you-feel-at-home way, you’ll enjoy Huntsville. The Huntsville...Read More »

Anheuser-Busch ~ A Foundation of The Gateway City's Beer Culture

Like many of us, Budweiser was the first beer I ever drank. I didn’t initially care for it. Folks would say things like “you have to acquire a taste for it.” My knee jerk response was usually, “does that mean horse piss is an acquired taste?” Eventually, my recycle bin...Read More »

Tennessee Beer Run

Knoxville, TN – What better way to beat the winter doldrums than driving 1,400 miles visiting 76 breweries in just 21 days in a mini-bus?

Join us for the road trip of all road trips! You can learn about Tennessee’s craft brewing scene in just 21 days. There is no doubt...Read More »

Superior Bathhouse Brewery's Rose Schweikhart

Rose Schweikhart

The National Park Service (NPS) turned 100 on August 25, 2016, and the celebration has been going on all year. As we head into the second century of NPS, we’re encouraged to “Find Your Park”. Our beloved Great Smoky Mountains National Park suffered immense loss during...Read More »

Chef Jason Rogers of Oskar Blues at Hangout Oyster Cookoff w/ Melissa Corbin

The 9th Annual Hangout Oyster Cook-Off and Craft Beer Weekend took place November 4-5, 2016 on the sugary white sands of Gulf Shores, Alabama. During the craft beer portion of the festival on Friday night, attendees sipped from more than 20 breweries including regional favorites such as Read More »

Charleston, South Carolina

There is something whimsical in the air. The weather may be hot, cold or have just enough warmth to justify a brisk run along the beach. It doesn’t matter, Charleston has an aura about it that many find so contagious that they never leave. Tennesseans will find Charleston but a...Read More »

Nuit Belge 2016

Nuit Belge was certainly not your average beer festival. Held on Saturday night March 12 at Marathon Music Works, this event was ultra-high class from beginning to end. With nary a pretzel necklace or pocket beer in sight, five hundred patrons assembled to enjoy an evening of eating and drinking...Read More »