Dozens of East Tennesseans showed up to the grand opening for a new bar in West Knoxville.

The Casual Pint on Northshore Drive held their grand opening party Wednesday evening. It featured several prize giveaways for growlers and other items.

It's the first Casual Pint franchise location and features 22 craft beers on tap and 300 individual beers.

One of the co-owners is amazed at the support for their grand opening.

"I am overwhelmed. I would've never thought we would have this many people here, but I am very grateful and blessed," said Jeff Sweeney.

Another Casual Pint location is set to open in Fountain City next Friday, April 25th. There are three other locations also in the works, and the original store owners say they plan to expand across the Southeast.

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