That time I met Frank Boon at Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference

One of the best parts of the Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference is meeting so many great brewers and industry folks. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting industry bigwigs like Garrett Oliver, Ken & Brian Grossman, Randy Mosher, Mitch Steele and Jim Koch at the conference. But none of those guys got me as excited … Read more

SORBA-MidTn’s Ale for the Trail Returns!

Last year, we told you about Ale for the Trail, and it’s back, and even bigger in 2017! This Saturday will be gorgeous, what a great time for a beer festival and Mountain Biking! We’ll be there as part of the Rhizome crew, say “hey” if you see us. Here are the details from Rhizome Productions … Read more

Hoist a Pint for Harvey Relief!

The Texas-based Flying Saucer chain of Craft Beer Bars are launching the Flying Saucer Hurricane Harvey Relief Drive. Throughout September, you can help out in several ways: Cash donations accepted in-store Each Wednesday, 100% of proceeds from a selected keg tapping will be donated to the relief fund. Patrons can purchase $10 raffle tickets for a chance to win … Read more

Sometimes You Gotta Stretch Yourself

It was an a-ha moment for me, and not the kind where everything goes black and white, and you’re running from thugs with a pipe wrench. My moment came when I was drinking a glass of wine and was picking out flavors and aromas like never before. I never thought much of wine; it seemed … Read more