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 …

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 …