Pintville Craft Beer Bar

Pintville Craft Beer to open in Pineville

Natasha Young and her husband, Sam Delbrouque, had been thinking about opening a craft beer bar when she walked by the empty space at 329 Main St. in downtown Pineville. “I told Sam, ‘You have to meet me here right now,’” said Natasha Young. Exposed brick lined the interior walls of the 100-year-old building, and […]

North Carolina Brewers Celebration

Brewers Collaborate for the North Carolina Brewers Celebration

Representatives from breweries across the state met at NoDa Brewing this morning to brew a collaboration beer for the North Carolina Brewers Celebration, to be held at BB&T Ballpark on Saturday, June 27. The festival is presented by All About Beer magazine in conjunction with the North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild. The collaborative beer is […]

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 a small “cask ale festival,” samples from local farmers, retailers and beer stores. General admission tickets […]

The Cellar at Duckworth's Uptown

Founders Brewing Beer Dinner in The Cellar at Duckworth’s Uptown

Sorry, but this beer dinner is sold out.  The top two floors of Duckworth’s Uptown have now been open almost three months. Now, the new bar and restaurant is ready to open The Cellar for a five-course beer dinner with Founders Brewing Co. at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26. In attendance will be Jeremy […]

Triple C Brewing Kind of a Big Deal

Next Triple C Brewing Release is “Kind Of A Big Deal”

At noon this Saturday, May 23, Triple C Brewing will release the latest bottle to come from its growing barrel-aging program. Dubbed “Kind Of A Big Deal,” the beer is an imperial honey wheat ale that aged for six months in bourbon barrels and rested on tart cherries in the brite tank. The beer will […]

Fonta Flora Brewery State of Origin Festival

Shuttle to the State of Origin Festival in Morganton on June 13

Last year, Fonta Flora Brewery in Morganton held their first State of Origin Festival. Every brewery in attendance brought at least one beer that incorporated ingredients grown in North Carolina. This year’s festival will take place on Saturday, June 13, once again returning to Morganton’s courthouse square. The festival grew out of Fonta Flora’s commitment […]

Sugar Creek Brewing Fundraiser

Nepal Earthquake Relief Fundraiser at Sugar Creek Brewing – Thurs., May 7

When a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal last month, it hit home for one of Sugar Creek Brewing’s employees. Tsering Sherpa is from Kathmandu, and her home village — where many of her family members still live — was leveled. Sugar Creek initially wanted to raise funds to send Sherpa home, however the infrastructure of the […]

Unknown Brewing Pre-Game Session Ale

The Unknown Brewing Co. to release cans of Pre-Game Session Ale

The Unknown Brewing Co. announced today plans to release Pre-Game Session Ale in cans. It will be the second of the brewery’s year-round beers in cans, following in the footsteps of the brewery’s Over the Edge IPA. You could see six-packs of the beer out in stores as early as this weekend, with more coming […]

JJs Red Hots Brew Dog Repack Your Pipe

Try “Repack Your Pipe” at JJ’s Red Hots May 4-10

A couple years ago, JJ’s Red Hots graciously invited me to build my very own “Dog of the Week.” My creation, appropriately dubbed “Put That In Your Pipe,” featured  smoked bacon, smoked cheddar, smoked jalapeno ketchup and red onions. It was one of the best-selling dogs of the week at the time, and it made an […]

NoDa Brewing NoDajito Cans

NoDa Brewing to release NoDajito in cans this month

Tomorrow is Derby Day, and would-be mixologists everywhere are buying handfuls of mint with which to craft their own mint juleps. NoDa Brewing has mint on the mind as well, but for a different reason. Today, they released the can design for NoDajito, which should hit shelves the week of May 18th. This is the […]