Charlotte Oktoberfest 2014 - Charlotte Beer Festival
Charlotte Oktoberfest 2014 - Charlotte Beer Festival

Charlotte Oktoberfest Tickets on Sale Now

Tickets for the 16th annual Charlotte Oktoberfest — held at the NC Music Factory on Saturday, Sept. 27 – are on sale now. Presented by the Carolina BrewMasters, Charlotte’s non-profit homebrew club, the event is the largest Charlotte beer festival of the year. As in years past, there are two ticket options: general admission tickets are [...]


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 [...]