Black Hole Sun

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“In my shoes, a walking sleep, and my youth I pray to keep. Heaven sent hell away. No one sings like you anymore.” — Lyrics from ‘Black Hole Sun’ by Soundgarden   It’s human nature to appreciate things a little bit more, once they’re gone. Some losses are permanent; some are temporary. In the brewing sphere, the onset of warmer …

‘Tonic the Hedgehog’ Powers Up!

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Even though Legion Brewing is still a relatively new kid on the block within Plaza Midwood, we love welcoming others to our home neighborhood. Coming soon: Undercurrent Coffee, just a few doors down from the brewery! We couldn’t be more excited to have another great spot nearby for our customers and employees to hang out in and enjoy. So much …

Inspired by the Charlotte Hounds: Crease Monkey

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Earlier this year, Legion Brewing was excited to sign on as an Official Beer Partner of Major League Lacrosse’s Charlotte Hounds. Elements of the partnership include pouring beer at Hounds games, hosting watch parties, participating in events, and… wait for it… creating a Hounds-inspired beer! Today, we are pleased to announce that Legion’s brewers have completed their end of the …

Ginseng is for Lovers

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“Virginia is for Lovers” — Official tourism and travel slogan of the State of Virginia   Ginseng has been used in traditional medicine for centuries, believed to have restorative properties such as improved memory, reduced fatigue, and increased stamina. Some are convinced that the ginseng root also contains aphrodisiac properties. Whether or not that last part is true, as dedicated beer …

Released with Love, Razzie Fresh

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“Sitting with your friends because y’all reminisce about the days growing up and the first person you kiss… There’s an air of love and of happiness, and this is the Fresh Prince’s new definition of Summer Madness.” ‘Summertime’ by DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince   It’s not quite Summer, but the spate of warm weather we’ve been having …

Hay Diddle Diddle

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“The little dog laughed to see such sport, and the dish ran away with the spoon.” Mother Goose   When Buddy the Brewer, our newly-minted service dog, stepped onto the brew floor, he was as shocked as anyone to see hay bales up on the brewing stand. “What, pray tell, is this world coming to?” Buddy asked, unable to mask his surprise. …

Twisted Stem: A Collaboration

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Marking another collaboration with a fellow North Carolina brewery, we recently teamed up with Granite Falls Brewing to create a truly one-of-a-kind beer that drew upon the craft skills of each brewery. After a number of ‘think tank’ sessions, the combined brew staff elected to brew a kettle-soured, cherry chocolate creation. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we might add… …

Beauty and the Beets

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“She warned him not to be deceived by appearances, for beauty is found within.” – Beauty and the Beast   With another seasonal release to brighten up the Taproom, the Legion Brew Staff outdid themselves in brewing a decidedly pink beer, just in time for Valentine’s Day! Here’s a warm holiday welcome to ‘Beauty and the Beets’ (Beet Saison, 6% …