We at North Carolina Brewing would like to extend a warm congratulations to one of the most influential breweries in the area. We look forward to the one year anniversary festivities and wish you many years of success. Festivity highlights: six food trucks, the usual delicious beers, and a few very special beers that shouldn’t be missed.
[Link to Fullsteam's Anniversary Link]
An all-natural beauty product made with beer? Sounds delicious! Earth Fare will start selling Broo Craft Beer Shampoo, created with Highland Brewing’s St. Terese’s Pale Ale, this Friday and Saturday. Continue Reading »
Joe Eckert, the man behind Jack of the Wood pub, Green Man Brewery, and City Bakery, is setting his sights on Weaverville, North Carolina. While Joe has since sold off Green Man Brewery, he seems poised to continue his entrepreneurial streak with a new gastro-pub called Jack of Hearts.
There has been a lot of talk lately about why women drink far less beer than men do. There have even been some attempts by big beer companies to market beer specifically to women. These attempts have failed miserably. I have seen beers with pink labels, clear beers, low calorie beers, less “beery” beers (I don’t even know what that means) and even one that was supposed to be less “gassy”. It made me think that most of these ideas probably came from men that forgot to ask women what they actually wanted in a beer.
I have a simple answer. I want my beer to taste good. Continue Reading »
There are so many reasons to focus on local products, why would beer be any different. I love craft beer. Its really not much of a secret, or I would not write a blog about it.
One thing that really got me hooked on craft beer, was the local beer here in the RDU area. I remember the first local beer I drank. I was at Flying Saucer in Raleigh. At that point I was VERY new to craft beer. The bartender recommended that I try a Bad Penny, brown ale. I loved it. The bartender started telling me about how it was brewed just a couple of miles up the road. I couldn’t believe that such a great beer could be made in the town I lived in. Continue Reading »
Carolina Panthers fans, there is one more reason to get excited about the next home football game. Foothills Brewery, from Winstom-Salem, will start selling four of their beer offerings at three different stations at the Bank of America Stadium.