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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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Untap Winter with 5 Huntsville-area Beers

Untap Winter with 5 Huntsville-area Beers

    Winter is a great time of year for family and festivities, but it is also a time for wonderful, wintry brews. As trees shed their leaves and a chill fills the air, limited time specialty beers appear in breweries and stores across Huntsville and Madison County. Many of these seasonal beers are sweet […]

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From Hops to Beyond: 8 Space-Themed Beers in the Rocket City

From Hops to Beyond: 8 Space-Themed Beers in the Rocket City

  When you have a giant Saturn V Moon Rocket as part of your skyline, you can’t help but love all things related to space, which includes Huntsville’s fine craft beers. Here are some of our favorite space-themed beers to drink in the Rocket City.   Warning: This post is rife with sci-fi references and […]

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Pear Riesling Ice Pop at Suzy’s Pops

Pear Riesling Ice Pop at Suzy’s Pops

The great poet Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “There are only 10 minutes in the life of a pear when it is perfect to eat.”   Suzy’s Pops gourmet ice pop shop selects their pears at that perfect moment, when the fruit is sweet and juicy, tender but not mushy. A splash of Riesling wine adds […]

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Cuckoo for Coconut Ice Pops from Suzy’s Pops in Huntsville, Alabama

Cuckoo for Coconut Ice Pops from Suzy’s Pops in Huntsville, Alabama

You’d have to be crazy to not love the Cuckoo for Coconut ice pop from Huntsville-based Suzy’s Pops!   This crave-able coconut treat is a rich, creamy cool down for a hot summer day – and even a warm Fall one (if you’ve been ANYWHERE in Alabama in the Fall…you know what we mean. Let’s […]

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Craft Beer, German Food and Rockets: Biergarten at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Craft Beer, German Food and Rockets: Biergarten at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Editor’s Note: Amos, our iHeartHsv canine contributor, makes a very special appearance at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center’s Biergarten. Scroll down to see a snapshot of his most recent adventure. We promise you won’t regret it.   Where else on the planet can you enjoy craft beer and German cuisine while sitting underneath the […]

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Perfectly Peachy with Suzy’s Pops

Perfectly Peachy with Suzy’s Pops

“An apple is an excellent thing – until you have tried a peach.” – Novelist George du Maurier   Nothing says a southern summer quite like that first bite into a fresh, juicy peach. As the juice drips down your chin you know that family barbecues and days on the lake are in your near […]

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