Triple C Brewing and Sycamore Brewing Collaboration

Triple C and Sycamore Collaborate on “The Boozehound”

The guys from Triple C Brewing made the short trip over to Sycamore Brewing on Jan. 22 to brew a beer with their SouthEnd neighbors. It’s the first collaboration beer either brewery has done, as well as the first between two Charlotte breweries (NoDa and OMB still plan to do one later this year). The [...]

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Where to watch the Carolina Panthers playoff game

Last week, the Panthers beat the Cardinals right here at home, and many celebrated in Bank of America Stadium with lots of local beer. But with an away game in Seattle, where do you go if you want to watch the game with a local beer in hand (beside your couch, of course)? Fortunately many [...]

OMB Fat Boy Baltic Porter 2015

OMB to release Barrel-Aged Fat Boy Baltic Porter on Saturday, Jan. 24

Tickets for The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery’s release of Fat Boy Baltic Porter on Saturday, Jan. 24 are now on sale at the brewery’s online store. This year’s version of the Baltic porter was aged in Four Roses bourbon barrels. As they’ve done in years past, the brewery will release the beer as part of a [...]

Upcoming Charlotte Beer Festivals

It seems like we just came out of a busy festival season, but there are several upcoming festivals that you’ll want to keep an eye on.  Queen City Brewers Festival – Saturday, Jan. 31 Now in its fourth year, the Queen City Brewers Festival offers attendees a great selection of beers from Charlotte-area breweries, plus [...]

Lenny Boy Brewing Company

Lenny Boy taps “CABREW Common” on Saturday, Jan. 17

On Saturday, Jan. 17, Lenny Boy Brewing Company will tap a beer they brewed with members of the Cabarrus Homebrewers Society (also known as CABREW). The group of homebrewers visited the brewery last November to help brew CABREW Common, which, as the name suggests, is a California Common-style of beer. Lenny Boy is the state’s [...]

Primal Brewery

Opening Soon: Nanos in Huntersville and Cornelius

         Two new nanos are opening north of Charlotte this weekend. Huntersville will get its first brewery when Primal Brewery opens their doors at noon this Friday, Dec. 26. The new brewery is located at 16432 Old Statesville Rd. in Huntersville. They will be pouring their IPA, a brown ale, an adjunct lager [...]

Olde Hickory Event Horizon

Olde Hickory Event Horizon release parties at Duckworth’s on Monday, Dec. 22

As they do every year, Duckworth’s will be holding release parties for Event Horizon, Olde Hickory’s popular bourbon barrel-aged stout. There will be two separate releases — one at the Park Rd. location, and one at the Duckworth’s in Huntersville — but both will kick off at 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 22. While one [...]

Brawley's Beverage

Festivus Party at Brawley’s Beverage on Tuesday, Dec. 23

If like Seinfeld’s Frank Costanza you, too, have had it up to here with Christmas, you’ll want to head to Brawley’s Beverage on Tuesday, Dec. 23 (the date referenced in Seinfeld) for a Festivus party. Yes, there will be a metal pole, and Brawley also promises an “airing of grievances” and “feats of strength.” But [...]

NoDa Brewing Hoppy Holidays

NoDa Brewing releases Hoppy Holidays

NoDa Brewing has released Hoppy Holidays, the first in a new series of specialty cans. Four-packs are currently available in the taproom and will make their way to area beer stores later this week, though it is limited. Hoppy Holidays is a 6.5 percent IPA that has been dry-hopped with Simcoe and Chinook hops. After [...]

Triple C Brewing Zest-a-Peel for VBGB Uptown

Triple C Brewing Mini Tap Takeover at VBGB this Sunday, Dec. 14

Last month, VBGB Beer Hall and Garden invited drinkers to name their new house beer. The beer, brewed by Triple C Brewing, is a sessionable blonde ale brewed with pilsner malt and orange peel. After sorting through hundreds of entries, VBGB selected Jim Rice the winner with the name “Zest-A-Peel.” For winning, Rice received a [...]