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Books + Brews: What to Drink and Read for August 2016

Books + Brews: What to Drink and Read for August 2016

Wow. Summer went by quickly. Fear not, however. With the beginning of August comes another Books + Brews, your monthly low-down on what’s worth reading and drinking. Whether you’re headed back to school (and appropriately aged) or just getting ready to face Fall’s onslaught of pumpkin beers, take a minute or two to check out my beer and book recommendations. This month’s are courtesy of my recent trip to Asheville! August’s Brew: ESB, Green Man Brewery (Extra Special Bitter, 5.5%,…

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3 Louisville Breweries to Check Out this Forecastle Weekend

3 Louisville Breweries to Check Out this Forecastle Weekend

Louisville’s Forecastle Festival has quickly become one of the must-see music festivals of the summer. Since its humble beginnings in 2002, it’s done nothing but grow, drawing roughly 75,000 fans to Louisville’s Waterfront Park and bringing in a top-notch 2016 lineup including Death Cab for Cutie, The Avett Brothers, Ryan Adams, and more. Simply put, Forecastle’s put Louisville on the summer festival map. What’s also grown, though, is Louisville’s craft beer scene. In a state known for its bourbon, Louisville…

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Books + Brews: What to Drink and Read for July 2016

Books + Brews: What to Drink and Read for July 2016

Welcome to Books + Brews, The Shaw Spot’s monthly low-down on what to read and drink. You can expect one of these bad boys around the beginning of every month, where I’ll be letting you know what currently has me excited in the craft beer and literature worlds. No more wandering around the bookstore (unless you want to), no more vacant staring at your beer bar’s menu — just some friendly advice on a book you can pick up and…

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