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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 [...]

Charlotte Hornets

On Hornets and Hops

British General Cornwallis and his men marched into Charlotte in 1780, five years after Captain James Jack had delivered the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence to Philadelphia. Cornwallis and his troops burned down the tavern that Captain James Jack and his father owned and lived in, and soon occupied the city — but not for long. [...]

Craft Tasting Room and Growler Shop

Craft Tasting Room and Growler Shop Grand Opening this Thursday, Oct. 23

Craft Tasting Room and Growler Shop, located at 1320 S. Church St. in Charlotte’s SouthEnd, will open its doors at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 23. The new business is the brainchild of Dan and Alyson Davis, who moved to Charlotte last year after spending a dozen years in New York City. Growler sales were [...]

NoDa Brewing Company

NoDa Brewing Celebrates Three Years with Three Days of Special Beers

NoDa Brewing always taps some special beers for their anniversary, and this — the brewery’s third — might be the biggest celebration yet. Monday, Oct. 27  is “Collaboration Day,” when they’ll tap beers they brewed with other breweries. This means the highly-acclaimed “Stop, Collaborate & Glisten” collaboration with Night Shift Brewing is back, as is [...]

Taps and Snaps Photography

Taps and Snaps Launch Party at NoDa Brewing Company

Perhaps you’ve seen her behind the lens at local Charlotte breweries over the last years, or more recently at this year’s Charlotte Oktoberfest. Now Wendy Raymond, owner of Little Photography, is turning her hobby of beer photography into a specialty she’s calling “Taps and Snaps.” You can join Wendy for the launch of Taps and Snaps at [...]

BotteLoft

Charlotte Engineer Invents “World’s First Magnetic Bottle Hanger”

Having a tough time squeezing all that local beer into your fridge? One Charlotte inventor hopes to help with that. Brian Conti, a design engineer and founder of Charlotte’s Spoke Design, has just invented what he calls the “world’s first magnetic bottle hanger.” It works like this: using a “very high bond” tape, you secure [...]

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Remember, Remember, the First of November

“Remember, remember, the first of November: new breweries, beers and whatnot. I know of no reason why this wonderful season should ever be forgot”.  With apologies to Guy Fawkes, you’ll want to remember the first of November. Start your morning off at NoDa Brewing for their bottle release of Monstro, an imperial stout aged in Van [...]

Triple C Brewing The Dude Imbibes

Triple C Brewing to release “The Dude Imbibes” on Saturday, Oct. 25

Assuming you aren’t shomer Shabbos, you’ll want to throw on your favorite robe and head down to Triple C Brewing on Saturday, Oct. 25 for the release of The Dude Imbibes, an imperial milk stout aged for six months in rum barrels before then being aged on coffee beans. The bottles will be released at [...]

USNWC Zipline and Dine Autumn

USNWC Autumn Zipline and Dine with Bottle Shops

The U.S. National Whitewater Center usually highlights breweries as part of its Zipline and Dine events, but for the Autumn edition they are inviting representatives from local bottle shops to come pour four seasonal beers each. You’ll start your night by flying down five different ziplines and two roped bridges before rappelling down to a [...]