The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery wins Best Brewery Tour
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 [...]

Charlotte Beer Babes

Charlotte Beer Babes Third Anniversary & Women’s Causes Fundraiser

For three years, the Charlotte Beer Babes have helped women enjoy and appreciate beer while also raising funds and awareness for various charities. They will continue these commitments this Sunday, Dec. 14, at the group’s third anniversary party. Held at Sycamore Brewing from 12-6 p.m., the event will be both a celebration of the beer [...]

The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery wins Best Brewery Tour

The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery named Best Brewery Tour in America

Yesterday, USA Today announced that its readers had named The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery as having the nation’s best brewery tour. This came after a month-long campaign in which the brewery went toe-to-toe with industry giants like Magic Hat Brewing Co., Boston Beer Co., Budweiser and several large, national craft breweries. I think anyone who has [...]

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Charlotte Start-Up BrewPublik Delivers Beer To Your Door

Think of it as Pandora, but for beer. Instead of suggesting a song or an artist, you provide BrewPublik with a specific beer and they tailor your recommendations based off of that. And instead of having a song sent to your phone, the company ships the beer directly to your door. “We’re about putting good [...]

Birdsong Brewing Three Year Anniversary

Birdsong Brewing Celebrates Three Years

Birdsong Brewing is hard at work on their new facility, but that won’t stop them from throwing one last anniversary celebration at the current brewery this weekend. They will celebrate their three-year anniversary with three days filled with special beers. It all starts this Friday, when they tap Puppies on Penguins at 4:30 p.m. You [...]

D9 Brewing Company

D9 Brewing releases Black Ice Imperial Black Ale

Black Friday seems as good a day to release a beer as any, especially if that beer is D9 Brewing’s Black Ice. The Cornelius brewery will release their 10 percent Imperial Black Ale at the brewery ¬†on Friday, Nov. 28. The beer is brewed with cacao nibs and aged on whiskey-soaked oak, and it will [...]

OMB Fat Boy Baltic Porter 2015

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

If you have visited The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery recently, you might have wondered why they were pouring Fat Boy Baltic Porter. After all, that beer is typically released in January with a breakfast and bottle share. Don’t worry, that’s still happening. The beer was brewed a little earlier this year so that some of it [...]