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Center of the Universe Brewing Company

Center of the Universe Brewing Company, Ashland, VA

Center of the Universe Brewing Company in Ashland, VA just north of Richmond, VA was just across the street from the campground, Americamps RV Resort, where we were staying. This tap house was very new, clean, and had a modern vibe all around. The sitting room was medium sized with both bar and table seating.…

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Asheville West KOA Review

Asheville West KOA Office - it was late October during our stay and they had decorated accordingly

Asheville West KOA Office – it was late October during our stay and they had decorated accordingly Overall Rating: ♥♥••• Address: 309 Wiggins Rd, Candler, NC 28715 Phone: 828.665.7015 Website: http://www.ashevillekoa.com/ Verizon: ♦♦♦• WiFi: ♦♦♦•• Pros: Close to BearWaters Brewing in Canton, NC (about 6 miles away) Close (but not the closest) to downtown Asheville…

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Smoky Mountain Brewery Pigeon Forge

Smoky Mountain Brewery, Pigeon Forge, TN

Smoky Mountain Brewery in Pigeon Forge is set in a strip mall where there is a movie theater, a lumberjack show, an obstacle course, and many other shops. Parking can be a challenge especially on game day and the place will often be packed. Inside, the brewery has a nice casual feel and is more…

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Yee-Haw Brewing Company

Yee-Haw Brewing Company, Pigeon Forge, TN

Yee-Haw Brewing Company in Pigeon Forge, TN is part of “The Island” complex. It’s a small taproom that serves only the Yee-Haw beers and a small selection of bar food. We liked the IPA and the Pale Ale. Their food selection was terrible so don’t come here hungry like we did. We had their giant…

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Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, Mills River, NC

Sierra Nevada Brewing Company in Mills River, NC was a grand and beautiful facility. The taproom and restaurant were huge with an outside dog friendly section that included a smaller menu. The day we went, a Sunday, we got the last two seats at the bar. Lora stuck with the Pale Ale while I did…

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BearWaters Brewing Company

Bearwaters Brewing Company, Canton, NC

BearWaters Brewing Company in Canton, NC was a God send. The campground we were staying at was terrible and so this brewery came in very handy. Of the two IPAs they offered, our favorite was the Stiff Paddle. To be honest, the smell from the paper mill across the street was overwhelming and may have…

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End of the Northward Push chapter

Northward Push Chapter Map

The End of a Chapter – The Northward Push Chapter The Northward Push Chapter has come to an end and it’s time to start planning our next chapter.  What will it be?  Lora and I have always found it exciting to plan the next chapter, but before we go there here are some highlights from…

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Pisgah Brewing Company

Pisgah Brewing Company, Black Mountain, NC

Pisgah Brewing Company in Black Mountain, NC (the outskirts of Asheville, NC) has become our favorite micro brewery. The brewery was built inside an old factory and is very rustic with a laid back, relaxed atmosphere.  The other parts of the building were still a working factory.  We’ve never been to Pisgah Brewing when we…

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Colonial Beach Brewing Company

This is the main entrance to Colonial Beach Brewing. Loved that they have Yappy Hour!

Colonial Beach Brewing in Colonial Beach, Virginia was a great find.  Colonial Beach is a small tourist, beach, historic town on the Potomac River and this was the only brewery we could find.  It was a small, friendly brewery with two taprooms.  One that faced the main street and is the one most people find…

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Dogfish Head Brewery

Dogfish Head Brewery, Milton, DE

Dogfish Head Brewery in Milton, DE (just outside of Rehoboth Beach, DE) is the main brewery for Dogfish Head. This brewery was unbelievably large and was topped only by the unbelievably large crowd of people. It has basically become a tourist trap. The bar was not very large and there were 3 bartenders who were…

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