Category Archives: Huntsville

ABC Board Update

Mike Cason’s article on AL.com lays out the ABC Board’s response to the multitude (hundreds? thousands?) of citizens who responded to the ABC Board’s proposed rule that would obligate our local breweries, brewpubs, wineries, and distilleries to keep record of purchasers’ information including name, address, telephone number, and date of birth.  As a reminder, this [...]

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Kill the Cask at The J.Clyde and The Nook

  Magic versus Bird. Auburn versus Alabama. Yankees versus Red Sox. Gabe versus Chip. There are some great rivalries out there but none will be as highly contested as Monday, December 12th. The J.Clyde and The Nook in Huntsville will simultaneously tap casks of Heavy Seas Winter Warmer. The first one to finish it will [...]

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Huntsville Beer Week Sept. 9-18

With a focus on local and regional breweries, Huntsville Beer Week features several events for area residents to experience great beer. The week is not run by any single organization, brewery, distributor, or retailer. Several groups are responsible for the week by planning individual events and promoting the idea. Free the Hops is one such [...]

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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 Founded in 2004, Olde Towne was the first microbrewery in Huntsville, AL since prohibition was repealed.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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Yellowhammer release this Saturday

The local Alabama beer scene continues to grow. New Huntsville upstart Yellowhammer Brewing will be debuting two new releases this Saturday at the Nook. The Yellowhammer gang will be in attendance as well. (So will I). Beer notes from either the brewery or the distributor (not sure which) follows. Yellowhammer Miracle Worker Tripel – Golden [...]

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