On Saturday I went to Brewer’s Jam with Greg, our friend Chris, and my mom. Brewer’s Jam is a huge festival with 60+ brewers where you get to sample all of the beers (well, as many as you can handle), eat good food, and listen to a few local bands. I was the designated driver for the group, but I still had a good time keeping everyone out of trouble and people watching. I’m a lightweight anyway and would’ve tried five beers and probably been drunk already. I did try a couple of sips of two beers that really stood out to me—coconut porter & a pumpkin ale. Both were really good, but the pumpkin beer was my favorite as it tasted just like pumpkin pie.
Greg tried this burger and said it was awesome and I thought the menu was funny and had to get a photo. There were a few vegetarian options, but I was really wanting some pizza so my mom & I split a small cheese pizza and it was really good. That’s my mom and me on the right towards the end of the night.
The drunk hula hooping was definitely my favorite part. This hoop kept getting passed around and it was hilarious watching everyone get so into it. There would be a huge crowd around the person hooping and they’d all be chanting “go! go! go!”. I loved it! haha
After the festival, which was almost 5 hours of drinking, we walked downtown to a deli to get some sandwiches and let everyone sober up a bit. They had a tv there with the Tennessee/Alabama game on so the guys were content staying there for almost two hours. I went to the gelato place next door to get my mom and myself some coffee and I couldn’t resist a pumpkin cookie too. It was great and I wish I had the recipe because it was the best pumpkin cookie I’ve ever had.
It was a fun weekend and everyone had a great time and found a few new beers they really enjoy. I know that I will hunt down the pumpkin beer I tried for sure. Have you ever gone to a beer tasting like this?