The Devonian

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The Devonian Age was a significant time in the Earth’s history, taking place approximately 400 million years ago. It is during this geologic period that adaptive life forms left the oceans and began to spread across dry land. Early, plants and grasses took hold, forming extensive forests – some evolved leaves and roots, leading to the first seed-bearing plants. In nineteenth-century texts, the Devonian has …

Lost in the Midwoods

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“You better lose yourself in the music, the moment. You own it. You better never let it go.” — Eminem   The Holidays bring so many cheerful elements: Christmas trees, wrapping paper, candy canes, socks and neckties for Dad, Santa hats, office parties, and reindeer napkins to name a few. And then again, the Season can also produce some stressful …

Friar Tuck’s Special

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“Rise and rise again until lambs become lions.”  ― Robin Hood Sometimes inserted as comic relief, Friar Tuck is most often depicted in legend as a jovial friar and one of Robin Hood’s most-trusted Merry Men. Typically, the good Friar is fat, bald and happy with a great love of food and ale and a somewhat diminished respect for authority. If Mr. Tuck had had an Instagram account back …

By Vine and Stave

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“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” — Ferris Bueller   For centuries, beer was the product of four simple ingredients: water, malt, hops and yeast. In fact, the German Beer Purity Law, adopted in 1516, known as the “Rheinheitsgebot” mandated that no additional substances be used. The Germans …

Easy Rye-der

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“Get your motor running.  Head out on the highway. Looking for adventure – and whatever comes our way.” — Steppenwolf   With a house IPA as delicious and popular as “Juicy Jay,” it’s safe to say that any other IPA’s seeking their way onto Legion Brewing’s draft list had better be somewhat free-wheeling. So when Head Brewer, Alexa Long heard a …

Slaughtermelon

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Step aside Freddy and Jason, Legion Brewing is introducing a brand new slasher just in time for Halloween: The ever-dangerous Slaughtermelon (Watermelon Saison – 5.5% ABV, 28 IBUs) We took a light and refreshing Saison and made it dangerously drinkable through the addition of 600 pounds of fresh Yellow Watermelons from Old School Mill (Albemarle, NC). Just as the heroine in …

Path to the Dark Side

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“If once you start down the Dark Path, forever will it dominate your destiny.” — Yoda Among the things we love the most about craft beer: all of the colors! Need evidence? Pop into our Taproom and grab a flight; you’ll almost assuredly end up with a veritable rainbow of visible deliciousness. Of course, some beer drinkers prefer to stick …