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% …

Drop Your Schwarz

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“Drop your shorts and bend over, Mr. Babar.”           – Fletch   At Legion Brewing, we well understand the way Midwinter months make our customers want to cozy up to darker beers. Always eager to experiment with new styles, the Brew Staff has just dropped a unique variety of a darker beer that complements the stouts …

Legion Brewing named an Official Beer Partner of the Charlotte Hounds

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Charlotte, N.C. (January 25, 2017) – Charlotte Lacrosse, LLC announced today that Legion Brewing has signed on as an Official Beer Partner of the Charlotte Hounds. Elements of the partnership include signage, fan engagement, promotions, events, print and social media, a Hounds-inspired beer and designation as the Official Beer of the Royal Legion of the Hound, the loud and proud …

Maple Canyon Returneth!

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“Maple Canyon is our most anticipated re-release to date,” affirms Alexa Long, Legion’s Head Brewer. “Prior to the establishment of Legion’s Naming Committee, I gave this beer a moniker that pays homage to a popular rock climbing destination, located on public land within the Uinta National Forest. It sounds made up, but there actually is a Maple Canyon, and I …

Morning Midwood

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“I could be a morning person – if morning happened around noon…” – Unattributed quote   At Legion Brewing, we recognize that not everyone wakes up in the fullest expression of themselves, just raring to go each morning. Sometimes we all need a little pick-me-up, which is why millions upon millions of folks crave their morning coffee each and every …