Huntsville Made

Huntsville Made: Irons Distillery

Huntsville Made: Irons Distillery

  Huntsville’s first bourbon distillery is taking North Alabama by storm. Irons Distillery, located in the Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment complex, began bottling bourbon just a few short months ago. The first product ran through the still in late summer of 2015, but with the maturing process only recently reached the point where it […]

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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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Huntsville: A True Tale of Bourbon, Beer and Bossy Boars

Huntsville: A True Tale of Bourbon, Beer and Bossy Boars

When people ask me where I work, the answer is pretty simple. “I work for the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau.” When these same people ask me what I do, the answer gets a little more complicated: “I promote Huntsville/Madison County as a tourism, meetings and convention destination.” And, finally, when those folks happen to be […]

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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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17 ways to #ShopLocal in Huntsville, Alabama this holiday season

17 ways to #ShopLocal in Huntsville, Alabama this holiday season

    Whether you are prepared or not, the inevitable is upon us! The fiercest of holiday shopping is in full swing, and the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau would like to help you out with some local gift ideas. So, here you are: 17 places to get your #ShopLocal on in Huntsville, Alabama this […]

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VLOG: Adult Space Camp at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center

VLOG: Adult Space Camp at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center

  Hi everyone! Katie here with a very exciting vlog for you- I spent a weekend at Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center! I knew growing up that you could go to Space Camp as a kid, but I didn’t realize there are several age groups available, right up to adult! The adult […]

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8 Beers to Celebrate Summer in Huntsville, Alabama

8 Beers to Celebrate Summer in Huntsville, Alabama

by Sarah Belanger   8 Beers to Celebrate Summer in Huntsville, Alabama Summer is here! ‘Tis the season for vacations, grilling out, pool parties and fun in the sun. ‘Tis also the season for light, crisp summer beers. Here are 8 brews that pair perfectly with the famous Alabama heat. Just like summer, these beers […]

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Huntsville Made: Piper & Leaf Artisan Tea Co.

Huntsville Made: Piper & Leaf Artisan Tea Co.

Huntsville Made is a regular series on iHeartHsv.com highlighting locally-made products we think visitors to the Rocket City should know about. You’re welcome!   By Heather Smith   The South has long been known for sweet tea. It’s the secret to the sweet southern hospitality and charm that everyone who comes for a visit just can’t […]

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7 New Brews in the Rocket City

7 New Brews in the Rocket City

  The wonderful thing about Huntsville’s craft beer industry is that brewers are always coming up with something new and exciting for their patrons.  Though all the breweries have tried-and-true flagship beers, they also create plenty of limited and seasonal brews, allowing customers to have something new and fresh to experience.  Here are some of […]

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What’s up with Huntsville, Alabama?

What’s up with Huntsville, Alabama?

  10 reasons you should start planning your trip to the Rocket City A.S.A.P. From Rocket City Brewfest to the nation’s largest private arts facility and the Earth’s largest space museum—Huntsville’s calling your name.

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