Just a Regular Girl

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Despite being truly exceptional human beings, each in her own right, the Ladies of Legion consider themselves ‘just a group of regular girls.’ Co-workers and customers of Legion Brewing may take exception to this characterization as one of gross understatement, but (as the moniker was self-designated) we’re not going to quibble. [Side note: The married and previously-married men of Legion …

Hot Fuzz: Imbiber beware…

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After receiving rave customer reviews for ‘Naughty by Nectar’ (Nectarine IPA), Legion’s Brew Staff couldn’t wait to release our next fruit-infused brew. The first step toward meeting this objective involved Alexa and her team making a road trip to Simpson’s Produce. Although their clear goal was to obtain a truckload of fresh peaches, while browsing the farmers’ market, a crate …

Naughty by Nectar

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Ever wonder what happens when a group of enthusiastic brewers starts with the most popular beer style and juices it with an entire truckload of fully-ripened, nectar fruit? If you suspect that the end product sounds dangerously delicious (and perhaps even a little bit naughty), you’d be correct! From the Brew Staff that brought ‘Juicy Jay’ to Charlotte hop lovers, …

Trit for Tat

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“And on the 8th day, God looked down on his planned paradise and said, ‘I need a caretaker.’ So God made a farmer…” – Paul Harvey (1978) Some might say Legion Brewing’s newest beer variety got its start back in the late Nineteenth Century by a group of enterprising farmers who had the idea to cross two of their favorite …

Basil and the Bees

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It’s a story as old as time itself – birth, life, rebirth – and how it all comes about. People have all sorts of names for how the spawning process goes down. Generations of parents tell their kids about ‘the Birds and the Bees.’ Even with all of those renditions retold across the ages, here’s a story that you haven’t …

Battle of The Berries

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The word ‘battle’ may denote a lot of negative connotations—forget those when you walk into Legion Brewing to try our new Blackberry/Blueberry Saison, ‘Battle of the Berries’ (6.6% ABV, 28 IBUs). When it comes to Battle of the Berries, the word “battle” takes on a friendlier, competitive meaning. Imagine two plump berries getting “juiced” in the corners of the boxing …

Legion Brewing’s Friends and Beerfest: IPA Edition

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Like IPA’s? Well then, come and celebrate National IPA Day with us on Saturday, August 6th by sampling beer from your favorite local craft breweries! To celebrate, we are opening up the Legion Brewing parking lot and inviting our fellow brewers to pour samples of their favorite IPA’s. In addition to some great beer, participants will be able to enjoy …

Jenny Girl: Legion’s First Tribute Beer

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For Legion Brewing’s first tribute beer, we mark the passing of our original Brewhouse Dog, Jenny… Many of our customers recall fond memories of Jenny welcoming people into our doors. Others may remember Jenny’s diligent circling of the Taproom in search of snacks, crumbs or morsels that may have accidentally fallen to the floor. Our Plaza Midwood neighbors likely have …