Showing posts by: Sarah Belanger

6 Signs You’re in Love with the Rocket City

6 Signs You’re in Love with the Rocket City

6 Signs You’re in Love with the Rocket City Admit it, Huntsville’s a pretty amazing city and you kind of have a crush on it.  The Rocket City has a Saturn V in its skyline, the most craft breweries in the state and Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment, the largest privately owned arts facility in […]

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Huntsville Made: Painting with Southern Growler

Huntsville Made: Painting with Southern Growler

Painting with Southern Growler A little over a year ago, I noticed beautiful ceramic growlers in beer shops around North Alabama. The containers were like gems, with rich, glassy layers and patterns resembling intricate galaxies and placid ocean depths. I learned that these beer-toting pieces of art were the product of the Huntsville company Southern […]

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Gotta Try: 11 MORE Summer Beers in Madison County

Gotta Try: 11 MORE Summer Beers in Madison County

  You might have seen our last blog on eight summer beers you gotta try in Madison County, and now we’re bringing you not eight, but eleven more beers that are so fresh and crisp, you might just forget about those skyrocketing temperatures outside! (Probably not. But maybe.) So, without further ado…   Yellowhammer’s Hops […]

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Gotta Try: 8 Summer Beers in Madison County

Gotta Try: 8 Summer Beers in Madison County

  Summer is here, which means grilling out, pool parties, beach vacations, and best of all – refreshingly crisp seasonal beers!  Here are 8 great beers to get you through the hot, Alabama summer.     Rocket Republic’s VaporRita, ABV 5.5% Rocket Republic’s session ale, Vapor Trail Cream Ale, is infused with lime to make […]

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Raspberry Hibiscus Ice Pop at Suzy’s Pops

Raspberry Hibiscus Ice Pop at Suzy’s Pops

    Raspberry Hibiscus Ice Pop at Suzy’s Pops Eating raspberries is absolutely delightful, but picking them is dreadful. It requires standing in the hot sun, while getting scratched by thorny branches and caught in the brambles. If you are lucky, you’ll find a handful of berries to enjoy, but it rarely feels worth the […]

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8 Dog-Friendly Breweries in Huntsville

8 Dog-Friendly Breweries in Huntsville

Let me start by saying that you should never let your dog drink beer. Ever. Sadly for Fido, hops are toxic to dogs and can make them deathly ill. Not to mention the alcohol, which can cause immediate kidney and health issues in canines. That doesn’t mean your four-legged friend wouldn’t enjoy a trip with […]

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22 Things To Do At The Rocket City Brewfest In Huntsville, Alabama

22 Things To Do At The Rocket City Brewfest In Huntsville, Alabama

The 8th Annual Rocket City Brewfest will be held May 13th and 14th in the Historic Huntsville Depot and Roundhouse grounds in Huntsville. Here are 22 things to do while at the festival.    Pick up your commemorative 4 oz. glass and start sampling some of the 300+ beers available.   Buy a Rocket City […]

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Local Beer Pairings with The Bottle

Local Beer Pairings with The Bottle

  The craft beer explosion in Madison County has taught us that beer is diverse and complex. It can be dark or pale, bitter or sweet, heavy or light and everything in between. Just like with wine, beer can be paired with a wide array of foods. From filet mignon to chocolate cheesecake, there is […]

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Growlers in the Rocket City

Growlers in the Rocket City

  Beer aficionados know that how you drink, store and transport your brew is very important. Just like fine wine, craft beer tastes better if you treat it with a little respect.   With the recent passing of the Growler Bill, beginning June 1, Alabamians can fill their growlers — a container for draft beer […]

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7 geeky things you can do in Huntsville’s breweries

7 geeky things you can do in Huntsville’s breweries

Let’s face it. The Rocket City is a pretty geeky (aka amazing) place.  It is a city that sports a Space Camp, two Saturn V moon rockets and a walking trail in the shape of DNA’s double helix.  We are a city of scientists, mathematicians, teachers, and gamers.  You can’t even throw a 20-sided die or […]

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