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Launch Party for Tennessee State Parks Blonde Ale Set for Montgomery Bell State Park

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 | 02:42pm

Tennessee State Parks invites the public to a launch party for the new Tennessee Brew Works’ State Parks Blonde Ale on September 15, 2017, at Montgomery Bell State Park from 3 to 6 p.m.

Attendees of legal age will have the chance to sample the beer and enjoy live entertainment from local band Grasstime. Beer will also be available for purchase at the event.

This is one of several statewide celebrations to raise awareness of the new partnership between Tennessee Brew Works and the Tennessee State Park Conservancy, a newly formed 501(c)(3).

“Our goal is to spread the word about this great partnership, and great beer, to communities across the state,” said Brock Hill, Deputy Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. “Tennessee Brew Works and Tennessee State Parks have combined our mutual appreciation for local craft brew, spectacular landscapes and the great stories of our state. A portion of the sales of the State Park Blonde Ale will go to the Tennessee State Parks Conservancy, our non-profit partner, and will help preserve and protect our state’s natural and cultural assets.”

Tennessee Brew Work’s State Park Blonde Ale is light, crisp American blonde session ale with subtle floral notes, created with high quality grains and hops. In addition to the launch parties, the beer is available in select retailers in Tennessee.

About Tennessee State Parks

From its beginning in 1937, Tennessee State Parks were established to protect and preserve the unique natural, cultural and historic resources of Tennessee. The public interest has also been served by a variety of benefits for citizens and communities produced by our state park system, promoting stronger communities and healthier citizens across the state through diverse resource-based recreation while conserving the natural environment for today and tomorrow – preserving authentic Tennessee places and spaces for future generations to enjoy. There are 56 Tennessee State Parks to explore.

About the Tennessee State Parks Conservancy

The Tennessee State Parks Conservancy, a 501(c)3 nonprofit partner of the Tennessee State Parks system, is dedicated to making Tennessee State Parks better by raising funds from corporations, foundations and individuals for educational programs, health initiatives and special park projects.

About Tennessee Brew Works

Tennessee Brew Works was born from a love for craft beer. A startup which began over a home-brew session, they ultimately celebrated their first professional brew in August 2013. Tennessee Brew Works is 100% owned and operated by folks in Tennessee. They are guided by their motto: “We work hard to create high quality craft beer that makes Tennessee proud. Our culture places importance on family, friends, and community, and we hope you’ll be a part of it.”