Charlotte Beer Babes

Charlotte Beer Babes Third Anniversary & Women’s Causes Fundraiser

For three years, the Charlotte Beer Babes have helped women enjoy and appreciate beer while also raising funds and awareness for various charities. They will continue these commitments this Sunday, Dec. 14, at the group’s third anniversary party. Held at Sycamore Brewing from 12-6 p.m., the event will be both a celebration of the beer [...]

The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery wins Best Brewery Tour

The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery named Best Brewery Tour in America

Yesterday, USA Today announced that its readers had named The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery as having the nation’s best brewery tour. This came after a month-long campaign in which the brewery went toe-to-toe with industry giants like Magic Hat Brewing Co., Boston Beer Co., Budweiser and several large, national craft breweries. I think anyone who has [...]

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Charlotte Start-Up BrewPublik Delivers Beer To Your Door

Think of it as Pandora, but for beer. Instead of suggesting a song or an artist, you provide BrewPublik with a specific beer and they tailor your recommendations based off of that. And instead of having a song sent to your phone, the company ships the beer directly to your door. “We’re about putting good [...]

Birdsong Brewing Three Year Anniversary

Birdsong Brewing Celebrates Three Years

Birdsong Brewing is hard at work on their new facility, but that won’t stop them from throwing one last anniversary celebration at the current brewery this weekend. They will celebrate their three-year anniversary with three days filled with special beers. It all starts this Friday, when they tap Puppies on Penguins at 4:30 p.m. You [...]

D9 Brewing Company

D9 Brewing releases Black Ice Imperial Black Ale

Black Friday seems as good a day to release a beer as any, especially if that beer is D9 Brewing’s Black Ice. The Cornelius brewery will release their 10 percent Imperial Black Ale at the brewery  on Friday, Nov. 28. The beer is brewed with cacao nibs and aged on whiskey-soaked oak, and it will [...]

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. [...]

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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 [...]