• One World Brewing

    Visit Date: Monday July 16, 2018 I’ve passed it several times before today…..the sign that says, “One World Brewing Come Have a Pint!” A thin arrow underneath the lettering points into a shallow…

  • 16th Street Brewhaus

    In March, Aj and I had a couple of days off and decided to drive to Norton, VA to visit our friends Cindy and Vernon Reeves. Cindy has been a dear friend to…

  • Greg’s Next Adventure: A Send Off

    For the last 5 years and 8 months Greg Geiger has been the man behind the tasty brews at Nantahala Brewing Company. During his time there he helped bring about the Trail Magic Ale Series, which was…

  • On a Beer-with-a-kick Kick

    This past year led me to my true love, well in terms of beer anyway. I have always enjoyed spicy foods, maybe to the point that it could be considered an addiction, so…

  • Appalachian Brew, Stew & Que

    It was a Tuesday night in October when Wyatt called.  He was helping with a beer fest in his hometown. It was only 4 days away and one of the bands had canceled. “I…

  • Beer & Wine Express

    There’s a fancy new beer store near me, so you know I had to check it out…….a lot. And of course, I went back with my camera. Beer & Wine Express is located in…

  • Mountain Layers Brewing Gets Tanks!

    I was enjoying a leisurely morning at the house when my friend Ben called. “Are you at La Dolce Vita?” “No, I’m at home.” “They’re moving tanks in at Mountain Layers Brewing.” I got dressed,…

  • Why Fear Big Beer?

    There are always going to be big guys and bullies. There is always going to be competition and challenge. Why fear it? They started small, or smaller, like you. They chose their path,…

  • Beer or Coffee? How ‘Bout Both!

    My two favorite times of the day are morning and beer:30. Rich, bold, black coffee before a breakfast consisting of a muffin when I’m in a hurry or a bacon, egg, kale burrito when…