Saw Works Brewing Company: A Story of Promise and of Promises Broken (Part Two of Two)

(The first part of this article ran yesterday.) As 2016 began, Saw Works had suffered considerable damage to its reputation with local vendors, suppliers and points of sale. It only grew worse as the year continued. I spoke to several people involved in sales who reported promising deliveries of product only to learn they would […]

Saw Works Brewing Company: A Story of Promise and of Promises Broken (Part One of Two)

It began with great promise as Marble City Brewing Company. A dispute with an out-of-state brewery over the use of the name resulted in a change to Saw Works Brewing, which is when I first wrote about the business in June of 2012. The years since have proved to be difficult for the company, with […]

Saw Works Brewing Celebrates Fifth Anniversary, Expands Business to Include Canning

Saw Works Brewing Company recently celebrated its fifth anniversary, hosting a celebration in August to mark the occasion. The business, founded by cousins Adam Palmer and Jonathan Borsodi has undergone many changes, twists and turns through those five years. When I first featured Saw Works on Inside of Knoxville, they’d recently changed the name of […]

Beers and Steers, Century Harvest Farms and Saw Works Brewing Company

In a sense, it’s an odd event for me to attend. On the one hand, I don’t like beer. While I have it on very good authority from many sources that Saw Works beer will stand with any craft beer, that eliminates half of the point of the evening. Second, my wife and I haven’t […]

Metro Pulse Best of Knoxville Party 2013

I’ll keep my comments brief today, and give you some photographs of last night’s Metro Pulse event. It turns out the winners in the various categories were invited to a VIP version of the party starting at 5:00 and lasting until the beginning of the advertised party at 7:00. For this first portion, food from […]