Charlotte Oktoberfest 2014 - Charlotte Beer Festival

Tap Takeover Thursday

Tonight is the night of tap takeovers in Charlotte (and especially southeast Charlotte). • Carolina Beer Temple welcomes out Aviator Brewing Company for discounts on pints and flights of the following: Bad Beach Wheat Ale, Hog Wild IPA, 919 Pale Ale, McGritty’s Scottish Ale and Big Albert Belgian Ale. • All of the taps at [...]

Melting Pot and NoDa Brewing Brew and Fondue

The Melting Pot “Brew and Fondue” with NoDa Brewing

The Melting Pot will host two four-course “Brew and Fondue” beer dinners with NoDa Brewing. The Lake Norman restaurant’s dinner is at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 6, while the Midtown location’s is at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 7. Dinner is $49.95 a person, and since seating is limited The Melting Pot asks that you [...]


Founders Cellar Event at Pizza Peel Cotswold – July 29

Pizza Peel Cotswold will host a Founders Cellar Event at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 29. Cost for the event is $20, which gets you a four-ounce pour of KBS, Backwoods Bastard, Devil Dancer and Curmudgeon. Call 704-714-8808 to RSVP.

Triple C Brewing Summer Folk Festival

Triple C Summer Folk Festival, Saturday, Aug. 2

Triple C Brewing will host its Summer Folk Festival from 4-9:30 p.m. this Saturday, Aug. 2. The festival will take place in the the brewery’s parking lot, where four bands — Bombadil, River Whyless, Sinners and Saints and Carolina Spence — will perform on a full stage. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased here. [...]

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). [...]

Films on Tap

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 [...]