Who’s Looking for Love?

Our friends at Jackalope let us know it’s Lovefest time! Don’t miss it, this coming Tuesday night, March 21. The ladies of Nashville Girls Pint out will be hanging out there too. Here are more details from Jackalope… NASHVILLE, Tennessee— Jackalope Brewing Co. announces the release of their spring seasonal, Lovebird Strawberry Raspberry Hefeweizen. To celebrate, … Read more…

Is Your Beer Digestible?

What are some ways you describe beer? There are a lot of terms you hear all the time: malty, hoppy, sour, session, dark, heavy, etc. Descriptions help us talk about the beer we’re drinking. But have you ever said your beer was digestible? Yep, it’s a thing, especially in Belgium. Belgian brewers make use of … Read more…

What’s the difference between Abbey & Trappist ales?

If you’re on a journey to learn more about Belgian beer (and if you’re not, you should be), you may have wondered what is the deal with Trappist and Abbey ales? Are they the same? The simple answer is no, but it’s not that simple. There’s enough difference to write a book on the topic. Actually, … Read more…

I’m Always Happy with Improvement

I took the written and oral components of the Advance Cicerone exam (for the second time) in Dallas in mid-October 2016 (that post is here). In my February 2016 attempt, I got a 78, two points short of passing (read about that here and here). This time I got a 79! Yes, just one point … Read more…

Mill Creek’s Taproom is Officially Open!

In October 2014 we told you about the upcoming Mill Creek Brewing Company in Nolensville, TN, about 20 minutes south of Nashville. We’re happy to announce that their new taproom officially opens today! While they’ve been up and running for a while, they concentrated their energy and resources into getting their beer distributed throughout Tennessee. We’ve been … Read more…