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Now Available on Tavour!

This should make a lot of folks outside of Tennessee HAPPY…you can now find Embrace the Funk beers on the Tavour app! The selections will rotate, but they allow you to fill a box with multiple orders and then ship when the box is full. It’s not available in all areas (due to certain laws)…

Tampa Beer Week 2019

It’s Tampa Bay Beer Week and we’ve sent our annual pallet to Florida full of different Funky, Sour and Wild beer for events and distribution!!! Check us out at the following events: Thursday, March 7 @ 6pm: “Sour Hours” at Cigar City Brewing Friday, March 8 @ 6pm: “Foeder for Thought” at Green Bench Brewing…

FUNK FEST 2019!

Tickets are on sale NOW for our annual FUNK FEST at the barrel cellar, happening Saturday, April 27th. This event WILL sell out, so act fast to get your tickets! We’ll post new updates as our list of guest speakers and breweries starts to fill up. GET TICKETS NOW

ABEILLE now available!

After a year of Nashville bees doing their work and a year of the microbes doing their work we are extremely happy to present “Abeille” in 500ml green bottles clocking in at 10%. This marriage of local honey from our own Yazoo bee hives in the Bells Bend farmland area of Nashville with a Wild…

Big Coolship batch 1

So after months of waiting our custom built coolship finally arrived on February 21st! I have been extremely excited about adding this piece of equipment to the ETF program since I made our first 100% Spontaneously fermented beer back in 2012. “Clarence” was the name of that beer and despite only making about 15 gallons…

Crowd Sourced Collab w/ The Rare Barrel

Hey folks! I am very excited to announce that Jay Goodwin of The Rare Barrel and I have cooked up a crazy idea: Crowd Source a Sour Beer to be brewed and sold! Yes this is a beer YOU can be directly involved in creating! He and I have 2 great platforms to educate and…

My $40 Barrel Washer

One question I get asked a lot is how I clean our barrels and how much cleaning I actually do after aging a beer. I’ll start off with the second question first…truth is I don’t do much cleaning to the barrels after aging. We try to refill our barrels with a new beer within a…

Barrel Head Removal

There are times when using barrels or wooden casks in your beer program will require you to remove the “head” of the barrel. It could be for something as simple as removing large whole fruit that won’t easily drain out through the bung hole, to remove Potassium Bitartrate / Wine Crystals or for repair purposes….

Microbe fun!

I’m still here and having more fun than ever. Recently I’ve been able to mess around with some small batch brews again! Mostly it’s for research and to prop up some new microbes for larger batch use, but hey we do get some beer out if it! 2 new ones I kicked off last week…

4 years later here we are…

STREAM OF CONSCIOUSNESS POST! Disclaimer of poor grammar and misspellings* WordPress tells me via a Congrats email with some sweet graphics and a bill for web hosting that embracethefunk.com is 4 years old. I’m reflecting on my time as a television director moving entirely into brewing and lucky enough to have an unusual glass holder….