Monthly Archives: February 2011

Good People Can Rollout

Good People First Canning RunGood People will be releasing their long-awaited Brown and IPA cans at Nana Funk’s in Lakeview on Thursday night starting at 8pm. Cans should also begin to hit shelves on Friday. Keep an eye on their website for more details and updates. Here’s a video to get you ready for [...]

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Huntsville Beer

I’m a big believer in local beer and local beer culture. Folks in the Huntsville area can learn about all the latest news at a fairly new blog: If you’re not quite a “beer insider” in the Tennessee Valley, this is a great resource for events and happenings about Huntsville area beers, breweries, and [...]

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A Farewell to Olde Towne Brewing CO.

Olde Towne Brewing Co. is closing its doors after almost seven years. Founded in 2004, Olde Towne was the first microbrewery in Huntsville, AL since prohibition was repealed. Olde Towne Brewing has seen more than its share of troubles including the original brewery burning down in 2007. Olde Towne Brewing has helped Free The Hops [...]

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Tapped event for Autism a success!

This past Friday night ~1,200 attended Tapped: A Food & Beer Pairing organized by Free the Hops and the Junior Board of the Autism Society of Alabama.  Over $15,000 was raised for the ASA and that is incredible.  I want to thank all the FTH and ASA volunteers who worked that night and everyone who [...]

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Russian Imperial Stout tasting at J.Clyde

23 people descended upon the J.Clyde this past Sunday for a blinded Russian Imperial Stout tasting and if you missed it then you missed out. We tasted 10 beers that are available in this state and the results were interesting to say the least. Blinded tastings are my favorite kind as I have no bias [...]

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