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Memphis Made to brew ‘All Sewn Up’ collaboration beer for Lucero Family Picnic

March 30, 2015 By: mike Category: Breweries, Craft beer, Events, Memphis

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MMBC Brews For Lucero Family Picnic

Memphis Made Brewing Co. is proud to announce a collaboration with the legendary local band Lucero on a limited release beer for the band’s upcoming Family Picnic, held April 18 outside of Minglewood Hall. That day is also the kick off for Memphis Beer Week.

Memphis MadeNamed “All Sewn Up” after the Lucero song on the band’s 2001 first full-length, self-titled album, the beer is an English Pale Ale designed for easy sipping at this outdoor event.

The Lucero Family Picnic is making its Memphis debut this year. The band proudly hails from Memphis, more specifically, Midtown.

“So, upon considering inviting our entire Lucero Family to our hometown of Memphis Tenn., Lucero decided to not only share our music but also share all things Memphis that we know and love,” John C. Stubblefield, bassist of Lucero, said. “So, in order to give the Family a true taste of Midtown Memphis, Lucero has partnered with Memphis Made Brewing (our favorite Midtown Brewery) to create a beer brewed from the delicious artesian well water of Memphis called Lucero’s All Sewn Up Ale. A nice light ale that will pair well with Central BBQ and a good ole Memphis spring block party. Come on down to Minglewood Hall on April 18th and get a taste of Lucero’s All Sewn Up Ale whilst listening to Lucero. After all, we are Memphis Made!!!”

Memphis Made head brewer and co-owner Drew Barton worked with the band to come up with the style.

“To say Drew and I are excited about working with Lucero on a beer is an understatement,” Andy Ashby, co-founder of Memphis Made, said. “We’ve been fans a long time, catching shows at a packed Young Avenue Deli years ago. Heck, I can still play half the songs I learned on guitar off the Tennessee album.”

The beer will debut at Madison Growler and Bottle Shop in the Cash Saver at 1620 Madison along with a limted edition Lucero Family Picnic growler the week before the picnic. A date will be finalized later.

Lucero Family Picnic poster“Getting to be a part of the Lucero Family Picnic is a big deal for us,” Taylor James, manager of the Madison Growler, said. “I was born and raised here in Memphis, so to get the opportunity to work with them is pretty surreal. And for our part to be a limited edition growler is like icing on the cake. Pairing what we do best and what they do best is pretty sweet.”

Of the 504 growlers, one will contain a golden ticket affixed to its cap. One lucky person will get tickets to the Lucero Family Picnic on April 18 at Minglewood Hall.

All Sewn Up will be also be served at the Family Picnic.

Minglewood Hall will be blocking off South Willett Street to make their parking lot bigger for the show.

The Lucero Family Picnic will have music by Lucero, the North Mississippi Allstars, Marcella & Her Lovers, Clay Otis, Robby Grant and DJ Colin Butler. The FBM BMX Group will also perform.

The Picnic will open doors at 2 p.m. with music performances starting at 4 p.m.

The FBM BMX crew will have ramps set up and start their routine at 3 p.m.

A portion of all ticket sales will be donated to a local charity.

General admission and VIP tickets are available through luceromusic.com.

Kids under 10 get to party for free if accompanied by an adult.

More information about Minglewood Hall can be found at minglewoodhall.com.

For more information about Lucero, contact Kim Ross at Kim@7smgmt.com

Memphis Made Brewing Co. is a production brewery located at 768 S. Cooper St. in Midtown’s historic Cooper-Young neighborhood. It currently self-distributes kegs and bottled beer to nearly 100 bars, restaurants, grocery stores and liquor stores throughout Shelby County. The public can visit the tap room, open every Friday from 4 to 9 p.m.

Boscos to host benefit event Sunday for Memphis singer Joyce Cobb

March 28, 2015 By: mike Category: Breweries, Events, Memphis

Joyce Cobb benefit

Boscos in Overton Square will host a special benefit concert Sunday night for jazz-blues singer Joyce Cobb, who has been battling pancreatic cancer.

The event, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., will feature an open bar and food, silent auction and live music. Tickets are $50, with proceeds going to defray Cobb’s medical expenses.

Cobb has held court for Sunday brunch at Boscos for years.

Tickets are on sale at the Boscos or can be purchased online here. Boscos is located at 2120 Madison Avenue.

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Boscos to host brewmaster’s dinner on March 17

March 08, 2015 By: mike Category: Breweries, Events, Memphis

Boscos in Memphis’ Overton Square is hosting a brewmaster’s dinner on March 17. Tickets are $40 per person. Call 901-432-2222 to make reservations.

Check out the menu below:

Boscos Brewmaster's Dinner menu

Tickets on sale for 6th annual Brew Movement Against Multiple Sclerosis at Pink Palace

February 09, 2015 By: mike Category: Craft beer, Events, Homebrew, Memphis

Brew Movement Logo 2015-2

The 6th Annual Brew Movement Against Multiple Sclerosis, a beer tasting event that raises funds for the Mid South Chapter of the National MS Society, is coming up Friday, Feb. 27, at the Pink Palace Museum in Memphis.

The event will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. and will feature homebrew and craft beer, food, a silent auction and live music, all for a great cause.

Homebrew will be served from the Bluff City Brewers & Connoisseurs and Memphis Brewers Association homebrew clubs, as well as Midsouth Malts, Bernoulli’s Beer Werks, What Would Jesus Brew and The Memphis Filling Station. There will also be craft beer on tap from Memphis’ High Cotton Brewing Co., Memphis Made Brewing, Wiseacre Brewing Company, Boscos and Ghost River Brewing, as well as beers from Yazoo, AS Barboro, Blue Pants, Schlafly and others.

Food offerings will be from Swanky’s Taco Shop, Cheffie’s Cafe, Bayou Bar and Grill, Central BBQ and Tamp & Tap. The band The Tinglers will be playing in the ballroom and there will also be live piano and bass in the piano room of the mansion.

Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. Tickets cans be purchased online here. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door.

To date, this annual event has raised close to $50,000, which has directly benefited the local MS Society in continuing to improve the lives of individuals in the Mid-South who suffer from multiple sclerosis. MS is a chronic disease that attacks the central nervous system and affects 400,000 Americans.  Join the Brew Movement in “Fighting MS One Beer at a Time!”

For further information call 901-755-4900 or email msbrewmovement@yahoo.com.