The Beer News

Here are this week’s news and events happening in the Charlotte, North Carolina area.

  • Friday, December 18th. Protagonist First Can Release! Protagonist. 5 pm-10 pm. Tickets at

We will be releasing our first ever cans on Friday, December 18th starting at 5pm! In celebration, we will be airing the classic “Queen: Live from Wembley Stadium” concert throughout the venue. This is in honor one of one of the releases “Mercury” named after Queen’s lead singer, Freddy Mercury.All the beers being released in cans will also be available on draft the same day. We will be pairing each one with a new pizza.All 4packs can be pre-ordered starting today on our website under “shop” or you can click on link attached to this event titled “tickets”.The lineup:MERCURY – Hazy IPA (7.0% ABV) – Like a tiger defying the laws of gravity, we’ve double dry hopped this sucker with copious amounts of Motueka, Cashmere, Vic Secret, and Strata hops. Tonight, you’re gonna have yourself a real good time. (16oz 4-pack – $14.99)CUBE – West Coast-Style IPA (7.2% ABV) – Double dry hopped with some of our favorite hops Citra, Mosaic, and Galaxy. (16oz 4-pack – $14.99)WILDER HIRSCH – German Style Lager (4.7% ABV) –
Brewed in collaboration with Town Brewing(Charlotte, NC) and Little Brother Brewing(Greensboro, NC). Inspired by the head brewer’s of each brewery and their favorite pub along the banks of the river Würm in Munich, Germany.

  • Saturday, December 19th. Double Cranberry Can Release. Red Clay Ciderworks. 12 pm.

We’re doubling down on all the cranberry goodness by releasing Cranberry Crumble, the next installment of our insanely popular Crumble pastry cider series. Not to be outdone, our yearly release of Cran Eye For The Orange Guy makes its return with a fresh new can design!Cranberry Crumble 6.5% ABV – Imagine Grandma’s cranberry crumble…now imagine that recipe baked in a can. This semi-sweet pastry cider is loaded with apple and vanilla, notes of cranberry, and finishes with a touch of cinnamon.Cran Eye For The Orange Guy 6.25% ABV – A tasty semi-dry cranberry and orange cider with a touch of coriander and fennel. A perfect pairing for your holiday feasts.Cans will be available to purchase in person or online for a fast easy pick-up beginning Saturday, December 19th at 12pm.Online pre-order sales will open up Saturday, December 19th at 8am.

  • Tuesday, December 22nd. Wicked Weed Pint Night. The Casual Pint (Rivergate). 6 pm-8 pm. Just in time for the holidays we are hosting a Wicked Weed Pint Night! Andrew from WW will be in house with glasses, swag and samples featuring their Bourbon Barrel Aged Milk & Cookies and Bourbon Barrel Ages French Toast!

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