By some accounts, the spread was invented in the 1930s by Chef Joe Allman for the Driftwood Inn, located alongside the Kentucky River near Boonesborough. The inn was owned by Joe’s cousin, Johnnie, who served the spicy dip as a complimentary snack to keep beer drinkers thirsty. Legend has it Johnnie lost the restaurant (and its precious beer cheese recipe) to a bet with a man named Carl Johnson in the 1960s. In 1965, the restaurant and its recipes were acquired by George and Gertrude Hall, who renamed the restaurant Hall’s on the River… Read More.
A huge thanks to Mud & Magnolias magazine for featuring Hall’s On The River in their September edition. The article titled “Weekend Run-Down: Lexington” features select attractions and places of interest to travelers.
“Whether it’s an away game destination or a long weekend vacation, the ‘Horse Capital of the World’ offers a variety for visitors.”
Hall’s is listed along with Keeneland, West Sixth Brewery, 21C Museum Hotel and others.
Family and friends turned out at Hall’s On The River for the premiere of Bravo’s new series, Vanderpump Rules: Jax & Brittany Take Kentucky, featuring Kentucky’s own Brittany Cartwright (sister of Hall’s server Tiffany Cartwright). Check out more about Jax and Brittany on Bravo’s website.
WIN A YETI COOLER! Hall’s Beer Cheese will be at the Beer Cheese Festival June 10, 2017, giving away a YETI® Roadie® Cooler… Perfect for keeping your Hall’s Beer Cheese handy wherever you go. Just find us at the festival, sample some Hall’s Beer Cheese and fill out our entry form. A winner will be picked at the end of the festival (must be present to win).
This giveaway is sponsored by Hall’s On The River and Hall’s Beer Cheese. See you at the Beer Cheese Festival.
Thanks Midday Kentucky for having us on your program, we had a blast.
Hall’s On The River will be at the Beer Cheese Festival in Winchester, Kentucky this weekend (June 10, 10AM-5PM) so please stop by and try our famous Hall’s Beer Cheese. We’d love to take home the People’s Choice Award once again!
If you’re on Facebook, head on over to our Hall’s Beer Cheese page because we are having a six-pack beer cheese giveaway! Just two steps to enter: (1) Find the post with the above image and tag 3 or more of your Facebook friends that you think would like Hall’s Beer Cheese, and (2) Share the post to your feed before May 1. That’s it!
Two winners will be selected on May 1, 2017. Hall’s will ship a six-pack to each winner anywhere in the continental United States. By the way, go ahead and “like” our page so you can keep up with future promotions and giveaways. Good luck!