The Food Side of Beer & Food Pairing

When I was first thinking about pairing beer and food, I wasn’t sure if one was more important than the other. But after pondering it, I’m thinking food has the edge. It’s what brings us to the table. The table is a special place because it’s a social place. Eating alone for sustenance is boring. … Read more…

Mayday’s Second Birthday Bash

Every Saturday night at Mayday Brewery in Murfreesboro is a good time, but Saturday, Nov 22 was even better than usual. Ozzy and his crew, including jorts wearing Jubilee Randy, made sure everyone had a good time as Mayday celebrated its 2nd birthday. The bands were rockin’ and the beer was flowing. Chris Chamberlain, author … Read more…

Beer & Food Pairing: Evaluating Beer

In the last post we looked at matching intensity of beer and food to create perfect pairings. The rule-of-thumb is to increase intensity as the meal progresses, from salad to dessert. Matching intensity pairings highlight and amplify flavors in each other, but don’t overpower each other. Whether the flavors complement or contrast each other, they … Read more…

Mayday’s 2nd Anniversary Bash!

This Saturday night in the Boro, Mayday is turning two! Don’t miss the big birthday bash. The party runs from 1-8pm and features live music from Thelma & the Sleaze and Omega Swan. Everyone gets in free, but bring some cash for the auctions benefiting Movember Murfreesboro’s fight against prostate cancer. Also, Chris Chamberlain, from … Read more…

TN Craft Brewer’s Guild 2014 GuildFEST

Have you ever wished all the breweries in Tennessee would get together for a one-of-a-kind, Tennessee-only craft beer festival? Of course you have. Well, November 8th is your lucky day! The Tennessee Craft Brewers Guild is celebrating another great year of beer with the First Annual GuildFEST! Craft beer continues to grow in Tennessee, including … Read more…