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A series of changes is coming to Nichols’ Smokehouse BBQ in Sherwood. The barbecue restaurant is merging with Woodland Bakery and Bistro beginning May 14. The two will operate under the Nichols name, and the menu will reflect many customer favorite dishes from both restaurants. Woodland was already operating out …




There’s plenty of beer news to go around this week, starting with the sprawling, three-day event that is the Hot Springs Craft Beer Weekend. It starts Friday with the Five-Beer 5k run through downtown Hot Springs, then picks up Saturday afternoon at 5 p.m. with the Hot Springs Craft Beer …




I can’t say enough good things about the new Stone’s Throw taproom in Stifft Station. At an industry night this weekend, I got a chance to see the expansive taproom and sit at the bar for a few brews. The space is bigger than you would think, with tons of …




Never content to simply release a new brew, Lost Forty Brewing is once again offering up a riff on a relatively new debut. For today’s Freshcut Monday, the brewery is releasing Cherry Druid, an experimental mixed-culture stout. A couple of months ago, Lost Forty released Druid, which itself was a …




Todays Freshcut Monday at Lost Forty Brewing is a special one. For the first time, the brewery is letting the public taste the individual barrel-aged beers that are blended to make its signature Nighty Night barrel-aged imperial stout. It’s called Darkness Deconstruced. Guests ordering the flight experience will get a …




Flyway Brewing is celebrating the first week of truly warm Arkansas weather with the release of its classic Saison Avifaune. This is the third release for this 5.8 percent ABV farmhouse-style ale that is allowed to ferment at room temperature. This is a fruity, malty saison that can change its …




The unofficial start of the beer festival season in Central Arkansas is this Friday at Dickey Stephen Park in North Little Rock. The 22nd Annual Food and Foam Fest is back with more than 400 different beer, wine and spirit samples to enjoy from Arkansas and beyond. All of your …




There’s not much in the way of new beer coming out this week, but there is still plenty of news to tell you about. First, though, the beer, starting today at Lost Forty Brewing. For its Freshcut Monday, the Lost Forty team is releasing its newly dubbed Brunch Muffin Blueberry …




Rebel Kettle Brewing Company has a busy week ahead, starting with its 4:30 Thursday release of Season of Sin Saison. Season of Sin is a strong 7.2 percent ABV farmhouse-style ale with notes of citrus and Belgian spices. It is dry but easy to finish off. Then on Saturday, Rebel …




Rebel Kettle is rolling out their Orange Dreamsicle again this Thursday. The cream style wheat beer is beer has a strong orange and vanilla flavor and a nice semi-sweet finish that reminds you of everyone’s (or at least mine) favorite popsicle. Last year’s release was excellent, although it was very …




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