Chris Vandergrift's Blog Entries

Bio: Chris Vandergrift is an Electrical Engineer with a passion for good beer. Chris is the head organizer for the Lexington Fest of Ales, Lexington Craft Beer Week, and Event Manager at

4th Annual Lexington Craft Beer Week

Written On: 04/19/2016
  4th Annual Lexington Craft Beer Week Kicks off May 13th Events Celebrating... (see more)

Top Beer Analysis

Written On: 01/16/2016
This list is comprised in the following way: In order to make the master list, a beer has to... (see more)

Against The Grain to be featured on Esquire Networks 'Brew Dogs'

Written On: 04/08/2015
From the Press Release: On Wednesday 4/15, at 10/9c, the cable network Esquire will air the... (see more)

Announcing the 3rd Annual Lexington Craft Beer Week

Written On: 04/07/2015
3rd Annual Lexington Craft Beer Week Kicks off May 9th Events Celebrating... (see more)

BarFly Ventures announces HopCat Lexington, Kentucky’s largest craft beer bar

Written On: 03/24/2015
BarFly Ventures announces HopCat - Lexington, Kentucky's largest craft beer bar $3 million... (see more)

Kentucky Ale Platoon Pack Hits Market

Written On: 03/12/2015
Kentucky Ale Platoon Pack hits market; limited edition six-pack features Kentucky Blue Ale and... (see more)

Country Boy Brewing Releases First Barreled Aged Beer in 750ml Bottles

Written On: 11/25/2014
Lexington based Country Boy Brewing is excited to announce the release of their first in a... (see more)

New Beer: Sweetwater Festive Ale

Written On: 11/13/2014
A new beer hitting the Lexington shelves soon is Sweetwater Festive Ale, their winter... (see more)

Braxton Brewing Co (Covington, KY) Raises over $71,500 for Kickstarter Record

Written On: 10/30/2014

Blue Stallion to Donate 10% of Sales to Non-Profits on "Mission Mondays"

Written On: 10/22/2014
*From the Press Release*   LEXINGTON, Kentucky, October 22, 2014 - Blue... (see more)

Blue Stallion to Release Oktoberfest Lager to Kick Off Their Oktoberfest Celebration

Written On: 09/08/2014

Keeneland, Country Boy Brewing Introduce Keeneland Sale Ale

Written On: 09/04/2014
*Taken from the Press Release* Keeneland, Country Boy Brewing Introduce Keeneland Sale... (see more)

Against the Grain Bo And Luke Release

Written On: 08/31/2014
Good Morning esteemed members of the media and beer world! It's that time of the year again!... (see more)

Country Boy Brewing Expands Distribution into West Virginia

Written On: 08/06/2014
Lexington, KY- Lexington based Country Boy Brewing is excited to announce the... (see more)

Year of New Beer: RAD, Sixpoint Brewery (NY).

Written On: 08/03/2014
What little nose I get is tart, citrusy, and slightly yeasty. Flavors start off with an... (see more)

New Belgium Announces Distribution in KY

Written On: 08/01/2014
New Belgium Brewing Announces Distributor Partners in Kentucky State set to open in late 2015... (see more)

2014 Lexington Fest of Ales is Coming Soon!

Written On: 07/29/2014
Lexington, KY - On the heels of a successful second year of Lexington Craft Beer Week... (see more)

Country Boy Brewing to Release KY Proud Hard Cider

Written On: 07/21/2014
Lexington based Country Boy Brewing is set to release the first ever KY Proud Hard Cider made... (see more)

Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Comes to Lexington

Written On: 07/10/2014
12 Packs of the Beer Camp beers will be available around town starting next week (week of July... (see more)

Winner of Alltech Brewoff Announced: Chad Shive - Robust Porter

Written On: 07/09/2014
(Copied from KY Ale Press Release) 8th Annual Kentucky Ale® Brew-Off Crowns... (see more)