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Flying Saucer BeerGiving

BeerGiving at the Flying Saucer – Saturday, Nov. 22

The Flying Saucer in Charlotte will be serving up a “BeerGiving” lunch and dinner all day on Saturday, Nov. 22. The meals, which should be between $10-15, will include deep-fried turkey injected with Founders Backwoods Bastard, green bean casserole, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, and pumpkin pie. Of course, there will be some good beers on [...]

Salud Beer Shop

Bell’s Stout and Brownie Pairing at Salud Beer Shop – Wednesday, Nov. 19

At 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19, Salud Beer Shop will pair brownies with four different stouts from Bell’s Brewery: Expedition Stout, Double Cream Stout, Java Stout and Cherry Stout. For $8, you will get a five-ounce pour of each of the four stouts, plus four brownie samples. Chelsea from Bell’s will be on hand [...]

Films on Tap

Films on Tap at Heist Brewery – Thursday, Nov. 20

Heist Brewery will host their second “Films on Tap” event starting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20. Films on Tap is a Charlotte-based group that aims to pair “local beer & amazing short films from the greater Charlotte area.” Tickets for the event are just $10, which includes a flight of the brewery’s beers. [...]

Carolina Brew Fest Featured

Carolina Brew Fest to be held in Fort Mill on Saturday, Dec. 6

The Carolina Brew Fest will be held at the Dairy Barn in Fort Mill on Saturday, Dec. 6. from 6-10 p.m. This is the first year for the festival, which will donate all of its proceeds to Education Equals Hope, a nonprofit organization that provides educational and spiritual mentoring to children in places like Ecuador, Haiti [...]

60% of Beer Drinkers Don’t Care To Know They’re Job Killers. Are You One Of Them?

This guest post comes courtesy of Jonathan Wells. Here, he shares his thoughts on big beer’s relationship with small breweries.  If you’ve read any of my works elsewhere, you’ll notice I draw a distinction between Big Beer and smaller Craft Brewers. Beer is beer, you may postulate, and you’d be right. But the behavior difference [...]


Upcoming Bottles (and Cans) from Charlotte Breweries

Several Charlotte breweries will be releasing new bottles and cans in the weeks to come, which is perfect timing for anyone wishing to share some local beer over Thanksgiving dinner or give a bottle or two to someone for Christmas. Be on the lookout for the following beer releases: Tuesday, Nov. 11: Fresh off the [...]

NoDa Brewing Coco Loco Porter Cans

NoDa Brewing Coco Loco Cans Hitting Shelves Soon

NoDa Brewing Co. released the label for Coco Loco Porter, which they’ve brewed since they opened in October of 2011. Now, three years later, the beer will join Hop Drop ‘n Roll, Jam Session and CAVU as their fourth canned beer when it hits shelves starting on Tuesday, Nov. 18. The porter won a silver [...]

D9 Brewing Company

D9 Brewing Taps Golden Eagle this Wednesday, Nov. 12

This past August, the Carolina BrewMasters homebrew club met at the Carolina Raptor Center for its Thursday Night Flights events. As part of the event, the homebrewers brought beers to compete against one another for a chance to brew a beer with D9 Brewing in Cornelius. Joe Domm won the competition with his Belgian blonde [...]

NoDa Brewing Company

NoDa Brewing Announces New Location

This past May, NoDa Brewing announced they had run out of space at their current location in NoDa and were looking for another building. Today, it was announced in the Charlotte Business Journal that the brewery will sign a lease on a building at 2921 N. Tryon Street. At 32,000-square-feet, the building is much larger than [...]

Carolina BrewMasters

Carolina BrewMasters – Radegast Club of the Year

The Carolina BrewMasters, Charlotte’s local homebrewing club, made history this past June when they were named the first recipients of the Radegast Club of the Year Award at the 2014 National Homebrewers Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The award was created to acknowledge homebrew clubs “not for their competitive merits, but for their efforts to [...]