Bison Beer Review & Pairing: 5 Rabbit Cervecería

It’s no secret that 5 Rabbit Brewery is my favorite brewery. It’s one of the first beers I’ll ask for in a bar and I’m always telling people about it. We even drove 6 hours a few weekends ago to check out their tap room/retail grand opening. So when we met with this great guy…

Bison Beer Review & Pairing: Bearwaters Brewing Company

The last stop on our impromptu mini tour of breweries was this awesome little place called BearWaters Brewing Company (formerly HeadWaters Brewery). They’ve been in town for a little over a year and have A LOT to offer. The actual brewery is in a great location because it’s right off the highway but still hidden…

Bison Beer Review & Pairing: Innovation Brewing

Another NC brewery we’d like to tell you about is called Innovation Brewing. They’re also located in Sylva not too far from Heinzelmännchen. We were actually pretty lucky with this surprise find because they had literally just opened a week or so prior to our visit! The whole scene was really cool and laid back….

Bison Beer Review & Pairing: Heinzelmännchen Brewery

If you ever find yourself in western North Carolina, you’ll want to stop by a small blink-and-you’d-miss-it college town called Sylva because it’s home to one of our faves:  Heinzelmännchen Brewery. It’s this super tiny basement spot with just a few card tables and chairs set up only a few feet away from the brew…

Bison Beer Review & Pairing: Autumn Brews

Last weekend we grabbed a “make your own 6 pack” from the Beagle because it’s finally autumn beer season. The selection… could have been better. We do prefer local breweries over the big label brands, but beer is beer and food is food and anyone who knows me knows I love dreaming up pairings, so…