NoDa Brewing Five Myths About Hop Drop 'n Roll
Charlotte Beerfest at Knights Stadium

Charlotte Beerfest at BB&T Ballpark on Sept. 20

When the Charlotte Knights’ BB&T Ballpark was built, myself and other beer-minded people wondered when the beautiful new venue would host a beer festival. Well, we have our answer: the Knights’ ballpark will host the Charlotte Beerfest on Saturday, Sept. 20 (that’s a week before Charlotte Oktoberfest, tickets for which go on sale Aug. 1). [...]

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Films on Tap at Heist Brewery – July 22, 2014

Heist Brewery on Tuesday, July 22 will host Films on Tap, a new group that aims to pair “local beer & amazing short films from the greater Charlotte area.” Tickets for the inaugural event at Heist Brewery can be purchased at the door for $10. The ticket also includes a flight of the brewery’s beers, [...]

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Harvest Fest Homebrew Competition at Triple C Brewing Co.

Triple C Brewing is accepting entries to its Harvest Fest homebrew competition from now until Sept. 19. These beers will be judged on Sept. 20, and the first and second-place winners will be brewed on the brewery’s pilot system and served at the Harvest Fest on Saturday, Nov. 1. Details for that festival are forthcoming, [...]


White Elephant Bottle Party at NoDa Brewing

NoDa Brewing is hosting a white elephant bottle party at 6:45 p.m. on Monday, July 21. The brewery has done several of these events, which work much in the same way as a traditional holiday white elephant party: just wrap up a big bottle of beer (22-ounce or 750 mL) and bring it to swap [...]

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Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Tap Takeovers in Charlotte

To celebrate its seven-city Beer Camp Across America (BCAA) festivals this summer (which culminate in the Aug. 3 festival at the new brewery in Mills River, NC), Sierra Nevada is releasing a mixed 12-pack that includes a dozen different beers brewed in collaboration with breweries across the nation. The 12-pack includes the following 10 bottles and two cans: Myron’s [...]

NoDa Brewing Five Myths About Hop Drop 'n Roll

Five Myths About NoDa Brewing’s Hop Drop ‘n Roll

It’s been about three months since NoDa Brewing beat out 223 other IPAs to win a gold medal at the World Beer Cup for their Hop Drop ‘n Roll. Doing so immediately launched them into the national spotlight, and they’ve been doing what they can to keep up with demand since. Winning gold was a [...]

Carolina Beer Temple

Olde Hickory Tap Takeover at Carolina Beer Temple

Carolina Beer Temple will welcome Olde Hickory Brewery for a tap takeover on Thursday, July 10. They will have discounted pints as well as flights of the following beers: Hickory Stick Stout Olde Hickory Hefeweizen Sam’s Wake Up Bitter Coffee IPA Daniel Boone Bourbon Barrel-Aged Brown Ale

Lenny Boy Brewing Company

Lenny Boy tapping flagship beers on Friday, July 18

In a Charlotte Observer article a few months back, I wrote about Lenny Boy’s taproom expansion and the new flagship beers they will be brewing. They have had a chance to brew all of these beers on their new 3.5-barrel system, and they will be tapping them all together for the first time from 4-9 [...]

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Bacon Beer Blowout at The Unknown Brewing Co.

Anything worth doing, is worth doing with bacon.  So says Brad Shell of The Unknown Brewing Company, which will be tapping six “bacon beers” during a Bacon Beer Blowout from 4-10 p.m. this Friday, July 11. In some cases the brewery has added cooked bacon after the beer has fermented, a technique they have dubbed [...]

Birdsong Brewing Eat A Peach Release Party

Birdsong Brewing to release “Eat A Peach” on July 17

Birdsong Brewing will host a release party for their summer seasonal Eat A Peach Pale Ale at the taproom from 4:30-10 p.m. on Thursday, July 17. The beer was so popular that it lasted but a fortnight last year, so the Birdsong gang has brewed twice as much this year. The base beer is a [...]