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December 8, 2016
Near first light on an overcast December morning, chilly patrons awaiting a special brew formed a line from the packed parking lot at Country Boy Brewing in Lexington into its brimming taproom.
On paper plates they gathered biscuits and gravy, baked eggs, hash browns and cups of hot coffee before wedging themselves around crowded wooden-barrel tables or spilling onto the back porch.
A brewery bursting by 8 a.m. might seem abnormal but Country Boy makes it an annual extravaganza. Visit the bar, staffed by four fast-moving tenders, for a pint of the festivity’s central character, a rich charcoal-colored stout, brewed with Nate’s Coffee, the product of another local rising-star business… Read more at Think Kentucky
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Since delving into the world of coffee infusion to help create one of his beers, Country Boy Brewing’s Nathan
Coppage likens his experience to something akin to what Kobe Bryant always did in the off-season. The soon to be NBA Hall of Famer would tackle something outside his comfort zone when not playing basketball, like line-dancing or playing soccer. Although on the outside it doesn’t look like what he was doing was for nothing more than fun, he felt that it helped his game in the NBA.
Coppage sees learning (‘geeking out,’ if we want to be hip) from the coffee roasting world has help his appreciation over the last two years while creating a winter seasonal called “Nate’s Coffee Stout” for the past four years. Let’s not confuse the Nates here. Coppage is the brewery’s co-founder and brewery manager. He works in collaboration for the beer with Nate Polly, who is the owner and operator of Nate’s Coffee… Read more at Brewer Magazine