Charlotte Craft Beer Week

Charlotte Craft Beer Week runs from March 20-28

Now in its sixth year, Charlotte Craft Beer Week returns to the Queen City with a bevy of special tappings, festivals and other events running from March 20-28. Events are still being added to the Charlotte Craft Beer Week events page, but those familiar with past beer weeks will notice some old favorites. Duckworth’s on [...]

North Carolina Brewers Celebration

North Carolina Brewers Celebration on Saturday, June 27

All About Beer Magazine, in conjunction with the North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild, will present the North Carolina Brewers Celebration, held at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte on Saturday, June 27. The festival will feature around 50 North Carolina breweries, plus samples from local farmers, retailers and beer stores. General admission tickets for the festival are $45 [...]

The Fussy Pumpkin and Peach Craft Beer Brew Off

The Fussy Pumpkin and Peach Craft Beer Brew Off at D9 Brewing on April 25

Remember Budweiser’s Super Bowl ad, wherein they poked fun at craft beer drinkers who fussed over their “pumpkin peach ales“? D9 Brewing in Cornelius wants to have a little fun of their own, and for a great cause. The brewery is inviting area homebrewers to submit their own pumpkin and peach beers in The Fussy [...]

An Elaboration on Collaborations

Earlier today, I posted about Birdsong Brewing and Hi-Wire Brewing collaborating on a beer, which will be released Friday. And a couple months ago, I wrote about The Boozehound, a collaboration between Triple C Brewing and Sycamore Brewing that was tapped on Valentine’s Day. Well, these breweries aren’t the only ones feeling the collaborative spirit. [...]

Hi-Wire and Birdsong Bird on a Wire Collaboration

Birdsong Brewing and Hi-Wire Brewing collaborate on “Bird on a Wire”

Last month, Birdsong Brewing’s Conor Robinson made the drive up to Asheville to brew a collaboration beer with Hi-Wire Brewing. That beer — a peated Wee Heavy ale called “Bird on a Wire” — will be released at both breweries this Friday, March 13. They will retail for $8 a 22-ounce bottle, with a two-bottle [...]

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New Duckworth’s Uptown to open on Monday, March 2

In 2004, Rob Duckworth built the first of the five restaurants that share his name. This original Duckworth’s — located in Mooresville — offered a menu of Philly cheesesteaks, hand-cut fries and ice cream. And while that sounds like a winning trio, the ice cream just wasn’t moving. After about a year in business, Duckworth [...]

Triple C Brewing Chocolate Covered Pretzel Stout

Triple C Brewing to release Chocolate Covered Pretzel Stout on Saturday, Feb. 21

This Saturday, Feb. 21, Triple C Brewing is releasing bottles of its Chocolate Covered Pretzel Stout at the taproom when they open at noon. They will retail for $14 a piece there, and will hit area bottle shops beginning the following Monday. The chocolate component of the beer is derived from cacao nibs. And the [...]

Unknown Brewing Birthday

The Unknown Brewing Co.’s Birthday Celebration – Saturday, Feb. 21

The Unknown Brewing Co. will celebrate their first year with a birthday bash from 4-10 p.m. this Saturday, Feb. 21. Admission to this event is $10, which gets you a pint of your choice (part of the proceeds will also go to the Shepard’s Center for Spinal Research). Live music will be on hand thanks [...]

Abari Game Bar Charlotte

Abari Game Bar coming to NoDa

Get your quarters ready: Abari Game Bar is set to open this April at 1721 North Davidson St. in NoDa. “I love games,” said founder Zach Pulliam. “I’ve loved them my entire life. After I saw the original Barcade in Brooklyn, I knew this is something I would love to do.” Brooklyn’s Barcade opened in [...]

Battle of the Brews Charlotte

Charlotte breweries compete at Battle of the Brews on April 18

The Battle of the Brews, presented by The 704 Project, will take place on Saturday, April 18 from 3-6 p.m. The event is similar to a typical beer festival, but with a twist: attendees get to vote on their favorite beers, and the brewery with the most votes will receive a $1,000 cash prize and [...]