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…

Pairing Beer and Food by Intensity

There is one thing to remember when pairing beer and food. Beer is food. If you can put together a nice meal, you can create a great beer pairing. The principles I’ll share in the next few posts are helpful, but not hard and fast rules. Consider them suggestions, and feel free to experiment. Good … Read more…

Nashville’s Craft Beer Halloween Gatherings

There’s no shortage of things to do in Nashville this Halloween, and you’ll be able to get a local craft beer at many of them. But if you really care about the beer you drink, here’s our recommendations for a good time this Friday night. These are four of our favorite spots (but we don’t … Read more…