Volunteer opportunities abound in CY

Renée Massey As the holiday season approaches and 2014 draws to a close, it’s a perfect time to take stock in this year’s accomplishments and to decide on next year’s goals. Cooper-Young is an amazing community not because we are a community of wealth but because we are a community of action. The Cooper-Young Community Association is a fellowship of residents and other interested parties that volunteer time and effort to make...

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CHEERS TO FIVE YEARS: Cooper-Young Regional Beerfest returns on October 11
Sep30

CHEERS TO FIVE YEARS: Cooper-Young Regional Beerfest returns on October 11

By Kate Hedstrom Prepare yourselves, Cooper-Young, the day you have been waiting for is almost here. That’s right, the fifth annual Cooper-Young Regional Beerfest is returning on Saturday, October 11 from 1-5 p.m. A total of 28 craft breweries and two homebrew clubs, all from within a days drive from Memphis, will be on hand to fill your mugs and chat with you about the nectar of the gods. “There will be more beer options this year...

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Brewing Up Something Special: In less than a year Cooper-Young has become the center of the city’s changing beer landscape.
Aug19

Brewing Up Something Special: In less than a year Cooper-Young has become the center of the city’s changing beer landscape.

There was a time, not too long ago, when freedom of choice in terms of beer basically meant the choice between the full octane version of a watered-down domestic lager and its even more-watered-down lite version. No any more. Today Memphians have an astonishing array of choices when it comes to ordering a brewski: ales, porters, lambics, bocks, double bocks, Hefeweizens, and stouts, just to name a few. And there are more places than...

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Memphis Made March Madness at the Flying Saucer
Mar04

Memphis Made March Madness at the Flying Saucer

From Memphis Made Brewing Co: At Memphis Made Brewing Co., we love us some basketball, especially in the spring. To prove it, we’re teaming up with our old friends at the Flying Saucer for a month of new beers and specials to go with March Madness. Memphis Made March Madness will feature four debut and limited edition beers at both Memphis-area Flying Saucer locations, culminating in a beer dinner in April. Each Monday in March,...

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Memphis Made focusing on seasonal beers; new coffee stout coming

After enjoying the success of our inaugural limited-edition beers, Cooper-Young’s Memphis Made Brewing Co. announced it will produce seasonals going forward, releasing new beers  every three months or so, with many being revisited each year. “We’ve enjoyed bringing a variety of styles to the market,” said Drew Barton, president and head brewer at Memphis Made. “Customers have really responded well to the changing beers so we’ve...

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New beers from Memphis Made hitting bars this week
Nov09

New beers from Memphis Made hitting bars this week

Memphis’ newest brewery is changing its lineup in order to keep the fresh ideas flowing. Memphis Made Brew Company is unveiling two new beers, Fireside Ninja and Harvest Porter, which should begin hitting bars between Nov. 9-16. Brewed with a base of Munich malt and delicately steeped with Perle and Tettnanger hops, Fireside Ninja is malty on the front end with a slight hop finish on the back to provide balance. “With an ABV of 5.7...

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