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 […]

How About a Pint of Science

Sadly, for me, my enjoyment of science went south sometime in my middle school years. It was probably me, but I remember harsh, uninspired teachers. It probably wasn’t the subject and it’s likely I didn’t give the teachers much of a chance. But who knows? If only they’d offered it with adult beverages, the entire […]

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 […]

Park City Cigar Opens Today at Saw Works Brewing Company

John Stancil, who some of you may remember as a candidate for city council four years ago, enjoys fine cigars. He talks with great fondness of setting aside time to enjoy the cigar without the pressure of needing to be someplace else or to multi-task or generally to do anything other than relish the artisanal […]