The Beer News

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

  • Friday, October 18th. Beer Release NoBoS Milkshake IPA. Blue Blaze Brewing. 4 pm-9 pm. Re-release of NoBoS Milkshake IPA but we made a bigger batch this time. Heading Northbound, this 5.9% milkshake style IPA was brewed with lactose, oats, and galaxy hops producing a full, rich beer with citrus & passionfruit notes.

    NoBo is a slang term for northbound AT thru-hikers, and there A LOT of them!

 

  • Friday, October 18th. Sycamore Brewing Tap Takeover. JJ’s Red Hots. 5 pm-8 pm. Join us for a Tap Takeover with Sycamore Brewing at JJs Red Hots in Ballantyne – $4 Pints!

    *Live Music with The Whisky Dollars and Special Guests
    *.50 Wings!

 

  • Saturday, October 19th. Pêche Day Bottle Release. The Chamber by Wooden Robot. 12 pm-6 pm. Saturday, October 19th at The Chamber – NoDa
    The exclusive Bottle Release of the 2019 vintage of our GABF Gold Medal Winner Rèserve Doreè de Pêche and Saison de Pêche.
    Bonus: Triple Can drop of What He’s Having, Flying Spaghetti Botster & So Exotic!

    Another vintage of our GABF Gold calls for another Pêche Day CELEBRATION!
    Join us on the rooftop at The Chamber in NoDa at noon for a bottle release party where we will be popping bottles of Reserve de Pêche ’19 and a specialty Pêche Day glass will be available! We will have a limited quantity of Saison de Pêche on draft and Pepperbox Doughnuts will be bringing hot&fresh, peach jam-filled doughnuts for us to enjoy! Tunes will be bumpin’ and we will have Des’s Cajun Food Truck from 11-4pm & Pasta la Vista Food Truck from 5-9pm serving up the goods!
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    Beer Facts:

    Rèserve Doreè de Pêche ’19
    Chardonnay Barrel-Aged Sour Golden Ale with Peaches
    5.8% – $18 (+ tax)
    6 bottle limit/person
    This blend of our sour golden ale was lovingly aged in French Oak Chardonnay barrels for over 2 years, then re-fermented on Carolina Peaches. We selected several barrels for their unique balance of stone fruit and funky characteristics to complement the rich, fresh fruit notes.

    Saison de Pêche
    Farmhouse Ale with Peaches
    5.8% ABV – $14 (+tax)
    Open Fermented with Mixed Saison Culture
    Foeder-Aged
    Brewed with local Epiphany Barley and Wheat Malts
    Re-fermented with local, SC Peaches
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    Can Release Details:
    What He’s Having – IPA – 6.5% $16 (+ tax)
    Flying Spaghetti Botster – Italian-Style Pilsner – 5.5% $14 (+ tax)
    So Exotic – Dragon Fruit, Passion Fruit & Lime Ale – 4.5% $16 (+ tax)
    Sold in 4-packs (16oz) – No individual cans
    No purchase limit

    These cans will be FRESH off the canning line!

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    We can’t wait to share these beers with you all. Rooftop party at the new location, Let’s celebrate!
    416 E 36th St. NoDa 

 

  • Saturday, October 19th. 5 Year Anniversary! Sycamore Brewing. 12 pm-10 pm. 5 Years of Good times! Hell. Yes. Time to Celebrate!
    Special Releases, Barrel-Aged Goodness, Awesome Bands, Event Tees, Fireworks.
    Rockin’ Good Times!

 

  • Tuesday, October 22nd. JJs Red Hop IPA Release. JJ’s Red Hots. 5 pm-8 pm. Our first ever JJs Red Hots beer – a collaboration with Amor Artis Brewing.

    Meet Reps from Amor Artis and enjoy free Samples of JJ’s Red Hop.

The Beer News

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

  • Thursday, October 9th. Bik Belles Helles Lager Release. Triple C Brewing Company. 4 pm-10 pm. Brewed for and named by Sustain Charlotte – This Munich Helles Lager has aromas of bready malt and sweet yeast esters. Very low hop bitterness make this a very refreshing easy-drinking beer, perfect for sipping on after Biketoberfest presented by The Charlotte Knights!! ABV – 4.8%

    We are releasing it a few days early in our taproom on Thursday but will have plenty at the event Sunday too. $1 from each pour from the batch goes to Sustain Charlotte and their mission to inspire choices that lead to a healthy, equitable, and vibrant community for generations to come. Get those Biketoberfest tickets while you still can! https://www.sustaincharlotte.org/biketoberfest 

 

  • Thursday, October 9th. Enter the Dark Stout and Porter Showcase. Carolina Beer Temple Charlotte. 12 pm-11 pm. Free ticket at event.brite.com. Summer is over. The nights are getting longer. That means that the beers are getting darker as well. Join us as we tap a selection of the darkest beers we can get our hands-on. It’s been hot for way too long. Get in the mood for the latter half of the year with a night of black beer and warm company, right here at the Temple.

 

  • Friday, October 11th. GABF medal party with live music by Rick Challen. Sugar Creek Brewing. 2 pm-11 pm. We are so humbled but also so proud of the entire team here at Sugar Creek Brewing Company for bringing home the Silver in one of the oldest and most sought after beer styles in the world. Belgian Dubbels have been a treasured beer style for many years and it was one of our main goals here at the brewery to have one of the best Dubbels in the world. Come toast a pint with the team here at the brewery this Friday after work with Live Music at 7pm by Rich Challen and $3 Belgian Dubbels all day long.

 

  • Friday, October 11th. Hot Pistol Release. NoDa Brewing Company. 3 pm-10 pm. You’ve been asking, and we’re delivering. Join us in the taproom on Friday, October 11th for our draft AND can release one of your seasonal favorites. Hot Pistol, sitting at 7% ABV, is back! After just one sip of our chocolate, raspberry, and habanero Stout, you’ll be glad to have a to-go option.

 

  • Saturday, October 12th. Oyster & Seafood Fest! Sycamore Brewing. 12 pm-11 pm. Join us for Seafood & Beer Fest at Sycamore! We’ve partnered up with CCA North Carolina- a non-profit organization that focuses on promoting our coastal resources and preserving our fishery for the enjoyment of future generations. They will be joining us for this event to educate us on why it’s so important to maintain cleanliness in our coastal habitats.

    Live Music, Fresh Craft Beer, Wine, Wild Blossom Cider, Great Times! More details to come!

    Ryan Bethea, Baltimore Crab Cake Company – Charlotte, Lobster Dogs-Food Truck, Cuzzo’s Cuisine Food Truck, Feathered Fin and Gyro Twins Truck will also be in the beer garden all day and night, too!

 

  • Saturday, October 12th. Ground Up Coffee Milk Stout Release. Lenny Boy Brewing. 11 am-11 pm. GROUND UP / our favorite Fall seasonal will be available on Saturday, Oct 12th. We brewed Ground Up with Counter Culture Coffee from our wonderful friends in Durham, NC. This robust stout is packed with coffee to compliment the chocolate, caramel, and toffee flavors. 5.3% abv

    Ground Up will on tap and available in 4-packs for you to take home. This beer is perfect for all you coffee lovers. Make sure you get some while it lasts!

    On Saturday, Oct, 12th, we will also have a Sip, Shop & Support market with 15+ local vendors for you to peruse locally craft goods! The HeartBright Foundation will also be on-site hosting a market and a raffle with prizes like a trip to Mexico, workshop classes, gift cards to local restaurants. There will be activities for all ages to enjoy!

 

  • Monday, October 14th. Bauern Bock Release/ Olde Mecklenburg Brewery 11 am-10 pm. Bauern Bock fans mark your calendar for October 14th!

    Our holiday “Farmer’s Bock” is a rich, malty, German-style doppelbock lager with a deep amber color that goes with the season.

    * It’s also one of our “biggest” beers with an ABV of 7.5% *

    Bauern Bock will be available on draft in the OMB Brauhaus and in select restaurants & bars. It will also be available in local stores in specialty 4-packs.

    Get ready to enjoy the Fall and holiday season even more!
    Prost! 

The Beer News

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

  • Thursday, October 3rd. Bier –  Geman Pilsner release. Triple C Brewing Company. 4 pm-10 pm. This German Pilsner pours a translucent straw color with a fluffy white head. Aromas of whole grain bread crust and a touch of hop spice character hit the nose. The flavor follows on the palate with balanced malt sweetness and subtle hop bite from Saphir hops. Crisp, dry finish and medium-bodied. 5.4% ABV.

 

  • Thursday, October 2nd Olde Mecklenburg Beer Dinner. Tupelo Honey. 6:30 pm-9:30 pm. Tickets $45 at eventbrite.com. Tupelo Honey is partnering with Charlotte-based brewery Olde Mecklenburg for a four-course beer dinner on October 3rd!

    This is a special menu featuring unique dishes created especially to pair with OMB’s delicious craft beers.

    In addition, an Olde Mecklenburg Brewery representative will be in attendance to share information about each pairing.

    Tickets are $45 per person and include all four scratch-made courses and beer pairings.

    Space is limited so purchase your tickets now!

    THE MENU

    Hors D’oeuvre
    – Beer Cheese Mac & Cheese Bites
    – Paired with: Dusseldorf Altbier

    Appetizer
    – Beer-Braised Pork topped with fresh chimichurri over mixed greens
    – Paired with: BA Anniversary Altbier

    Entree
    – Boneless Beer-Brined Fried Chicken with black peppercorn gravy
    – Paired with: Vienna Lager

    -and-

    – Beer Battered Fish and Chips with Meyer lemon aioli
    – Paired with: 704 Citrus

    Dessert
    – Chocolate Mousse with beer foam whipped cream
    – Paired with: Baltic Porter

    This event is limited to guests aged 21+.

 

  • Friday, October 4th. Sticky When Wet Release. NoDa Brewing Company. 2 pm-10 pm. Sticky When Wet is as fresh and sticky as it can possibly get! 🙌🏻This wet-hopped beer has an assertive bitterness balanced with bright aroma and flavors of peach and grapefruit derived from heavy additions of Citra and Mosaic hops. Sitting at 6.31% ABV, this brew is one you don’t want to miss. Dry-hopped with three pounds per barrel of Citra and Mosaic. 🍻

    Fun fact: these hops are shipped overnight to us from the west coast as soon as they are picked and we use them within an hour or two of receiving. Talk about fresh. 🤤

 

  • Friday, October 4th. First Firkin’ Friday. Pilot Brewing 6 pm- 9 pm. October’s First Friday will feature our new artist of the month, Chris Hood, as well as, music from Lenny The Band, and a 100% vegan dinner by Ve-Go Food Truck.

    The Firkin is an Island Hopper dry-hopped with experimental hops from HOPSTEINER. This new beer will have aromas of orange, citrus, pine, mint and tropical fruits. $1 from every pint sold will benefit Classroom Central.

    Joint Hopper will be on site with awesome CBD products. 

 

  • Saturday, October, 5th. PumkingFest. Brewers at 4001 Yancy. 11 am-11 am. join us at Brewers at 4001 Yancey for Pumkingfest 2019 to celebrate your favorite Pumking beer & other fall favorites.

    🏆 Corn Hole
    🎃 Pumking Ring Toss
    🎃 Pumpkin tic tac toe
    🎃 Pumking Food Specials!
    👑🎃 Pumking throne!
    🎃 500 ML To-Go Pumking on special for $7

 

  • Saturday, October 5th, Can Release: S’mores: Blonde Ale. Blue Blaze Brewing 2 pm-7 pm. Back by popular demand .. We are re-releasing S’mores Blonde Ale in cans and on draft in an exclusively small batch! (Limit 2 case per person)

    Made with real cocoa nibs & vanilla beans, this Smores Blonde Ale packs rich notes of chocolate & vanilla, while maintaining a medium body. The biscuit malt gives way to hints of lightly toasted graham crackers. With just one sip you’ll be taken back to memories of roasting marshmallows around a crackling campfire.

    Live Music – Nathan Davis
    Food Truck – Food Geeks and King of Pops

 

  • Tuesday, October 8th. AIGA Beer & Branding – Winning Peach Beer. NoDa Brewing Company. 5 pm-9 pm. Join us on Tuesday, October 8th at 5 pm for a special release and the annual AIGA Beers & Branding Showcase. It’s going to be a peachy time. 🍑

    The combined efforts & creativity of local designers & homebrewers are finally revealed vis a vis their branding packages & beer samples.

    -$5 wristband, at the door, grants you access to a large variety of samples.
    – The expertly judged winning beer will be released on tap at 4:00 pm.
    – Sampling begins at 5:00 pm.

    Get a pint of our 2019 AIGA Beers & Branding winning brew, along with so many others to enjoy! It gets better. Thanks to the designers involved, there will be thoughtfully curated swag available that commemorates each beer. 🙌🏻See you then!  

 

 

The Beer News

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

  • Thursday, September 26th. IPA Series Release: Friends in Low Places IPA. Birdsong Brewing Co. 3 pm-10 pm. Join us for another brew from our Limited Release IPA Series!

    This time we’re bringing you Friends in Low Places, a low calorie/carb IPA, with just 94 calories per serving and 6g of carbs! Join us for the release of this limited IPA on Thursday, 9/26!

    Crisp and refreshing with bright tropical aromatics, our new low-carb IPA delivers a full flavor with a fraction of the calories and carbs. Easy drinking without guilt!

    Friends in Low Places will release on draft and in cans at 3p!

    Per 12 FL OZ – Average Analysis:
    Calories 94
    Carbohydrates 6 grams
    Protein 1 gram
    Fat 0 gram

 

  • Friday, September 27th. Citranomicron Release. NoDa Brewing Company. 3 pm-10 pm. Join us on Friday, September 27th at 3 pm for a special release. This hefty Imperial IPA, sitting at 10% ABV, was made with our mash/lauter tun as a super hop back.👌🏻 With this vessel, we use a high dose of Citra whole leaf hops at a rate that we would never be able to achieve on our main production brewery. 😲This brew mostly utilizes Citra but also has help from Mosaic, Cascade and Mandarina hop. Come by to enjoy this ominous ode to the mighty power of Citra. 🍻

 

  • Friday, September 27th. Brewmaster Dinner with Carolina Beer Temple. Carolina Beer Temple. 7 pm-10 pm. Tickets $50 at Eventbrite.com. Join us as we continue the celebration of Steele Creek Beer Week with Harry’s Grille & Tavern & Carolina Beer Temple! Harry’s Grille & Tavern Executive Chef & Carolina Beer Temple Certified Cicerone are teaming up for a fun evening of food & beer! They’re preparing a five-course menu with beer pairings to enhance the flavors of each dish.

    Tickets are limited. Reserve your spot today!

    First Course

    Ahi Tuna
    Diced and mixed with avocado, and sesame. Garnished with wasabi Dijon aioli

    Paired with Resident Culture Brewing “There Is No Light Without Dark” Schwarzbier

    Second Course

    Petite Wedge Salad
    Candied pecans, chevre, granny smith apples, dried cranberries, orange ginger vinaigrette

    Paired with Botanist and Barrel “Chai of the Tiger” Rum Barrel-Aged Cider made with Chocolate Habanero Tea from Asheville Tea Company

    Third Course

    Blackened shaved brussels sprouts with lemon crème Fraiche

    Paired with Westmalle Trappist Brewery “Tripel”

    Fourth Course

    Grilled sliced spinalus (Ribeye Cap)
    Seared mushrooms, port reduction

    Paired with Olde Hickory Brewery “2017 Event Horizon” Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout with Honey

    Fifth Course

    Apple Strudel
    French vanilla whipped cream, cinnamon whipped cream, fresh berries, and candied apple slices.

    Paired with Brasserie de Rochefort “10” Belgian Quad

 

  • Saturday, September 28th. Wet Wet Can Release! Sycamore Brewing. 12 pm-11 pm. The day after being harvested, we heaped fresh, sticky Michigan has grown Crystal and Chinook into this special, once a year treat.

The Beer News

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

  • Wednesday, September, 18th. Flying Saucer Oktoberfest Glass Night. Flying Saucer Charlotte. 7 pm-10pm. Annual Flying Saucer Oktoberfest Glass Night

 

  • Wednesday, September 18th. Brewery of the Month-Wicked Weed Brewing. Coastal Resturant and Bar. 5 pm-7 pm. Our September Brewery of the Month is Wicked Weed Brewing. A rep from the brewery will be here on the 18th pouring samples of Uncle Rick’s Pilsner and handing out swag. Join us for a wicked good time!

 

  • Thursday, September 19th. Dank Juice Double IPA Release. Triple C Brewing Company. 4 pm-10 pm. Next up from our Barrel Room brewhouse is Dank Juice Double IPA!This Double pours a hazy golden yellow with a dense white head. Aromas of candied apricots, resinous pine, fresh mango, overly ripened pineapple. Dank flavors of juicy tropical & stone fruit, melon, green hops, and pineapple core.

    See you on Thursday!

 

  • Thursday, September 19th. Jazzy Belle Belgian Farmhouse Ale. Triple C Brewing Company. 4 pm-10 pm. This jazzy sensation has a sultry ginger bass line, a keyboard of rosemary and an earthy, pepper horn section. A melodic blend of everything great about a Belgian farmhouse ale. Pairs well with ‘Straight, No Chaser’ by Thelonious Monk.6.4% ABV
    26 IBU

 

  • Friday, Saturday, Sunday, September 19th-21st. OMB’s 11th Annual Oktoberfest. Friday 11 am-11 pm, Saturday 11 am-11 pm, Sunday 11 am-11 pm. OMB’s 11th Annual Mecktoberfest is September 20-22!

    Bier! Pretzels! Lederhosen! Dirndls! Music! Sausages! Steins! Das boot!

    Get ready for 3 whole days of Charlotte’s original Oktoberfest!

    And…… DAS BOOT! We’re bringing back our 1 Liter Glass Boot filled with bier for Mecktoberfest!

    We’ll also have some fun and exciting games & competitions this year including:

    • Stein Hoisting Competition
    • Hammerschlagen (look this up!)
    • Beer Stein Race
    • Beard & Mustache Competition
    • Costume Contest

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    EVENT DETAILS & Highlights
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    In addition to the Mecktoberfest Märzen Lager, all of OMB’s year-round brews will be on tap throughout the celebration: Copper Altbier, Captain Jack Pilsner, Hornet’s Nest Hefeweizen, Fat Boy Baltic Porter, & OMB’s hottest new beer, 704 Hoppy Wheat Ale.

    Enjoy the taste of authentic German fares such as Pork Schnitzel, Currywurst, German Potato Salad, Frikadellen, Bavarian Pretzels with Copper Beer Cheese, and much more.

    To build your thirst, we highly encourage you to dance and sing along with perennial crowd favorite, The Holzhackern Tyrolean Band, who will be headlining OMB’s Mecktoberfest for the tenth year running. Joining The Holzhackern this year will be the Bavarian band, Little German Band.

    There will also be fun activities and competitions for all each day as well as souvenirs to take home.

    As always, admission is free. Mecktoberfest will take place on OMB’s expansive 10.5-acre wooded grounds at 4150 Yancey Road in Charlotte’s Lower South End (LoSo). With seating outdoors for well over 1,000 and hundreds more inside, there’s plenty of room for friends, families, and dogs.

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    Friday, September 20th
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    Hours: 11am-11pm
    Music:
    1pm-5pm
    Little German Band
    6pm-10pm
    Holzhackern Tyrolean Band

    Commemorative Glassware: Gold-leaf logoed Das Boot (1L) available for purchase with the first fill of fresh beer included for $19.99. Limited Quantity. First come, first served.

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    Saturday, September 21st
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    Hours: 11am-11pm
    Music:
    11am-5pm
    Little German Band
    6pm-10pm
    Holzhackern Tyrolean Band

    Commemorative Glassware: Gold-leaf logoed Das Boot (1L) available for purchase with the first fill of fresh beer included for $19.99. Limited Quantity. First come, first served.

    Fun Surprises:
    • Stein Hoisting Competition
    • Hammerschlagen
    • Beer Stein Race
    • Beard & Mustache Competition
    • Costume Contest

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    Sunday, September 22nd
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    Hours: 11am-10pm
    Music:
    11am-2pm
    Little German Band
    3pm-6pm
    Holzhackern Tyrolean Band

    Commemorative Glassware: Gold-leaf logoed Das Boot (1L) available for purchase with the first fill of fresh beer included for $19.99. Limited Quantity. First come, first served.

    Fun Surprises:
    • Stein Hoisting Competition
    • Hammerschlagen
    • Beer Stein Race
    • Beard & Mustache Competition
    • Costume Contest

 

  • Friday, September 19th. CLT United ’19 Release. NoDa Brewing Company. 3 pm-10 pm. The Charlotte UNITE Festival is back once again! Queen City Unity presents: The Charlotte UNITE Festival. This multicultural event looks to unite people of all backgrounds in Charlotte to celebrate our diversity.

    To support this wonderful organization and their efforts, we brewed, CLT Unite ’19. This Grapefruit Hazy IPA, sitting at 6.5%, is hopped with heavy late and dry hop additions of Azacca and Cascade hops. It’s cloudy from all the wheat and oats used and also from fermenting on grapefruit puree, giving it juicy and zesty notes of deliciousness. 🍻Help us support a good cause and stop by to enjoy this IPA, while $1 from every pint sold will benefit Queen City Unity directly. 🙌🏻

 

  • Saturday, September 20th. Woofstock 2019. NoDa Brewing Company. 11 am-4 pm. Are you looking to have a Groovy fun time? Come out to Woofstock and bring your furry friends! This year will be our 11th year for the event and it will be bigger and better than ever!

    Great Dane Friends of Ruff Love and Mid Atlantic Pug Rescue are teaming up to bring you this great event! There will be cool vendors…several rescues…AWESOME silent auction…food trucks, great craft beers, and lots of adoptable dogs!
    $5 donation at the door gets you your first craft brew on the house.

    Please check back often for updates on vendors and sponsors on this years Woofstock!!!

    Sponsors:

    NoDa Brewing Company
    Four Dogs Pet Supplies
    Three Dog Bakery Lake Norman
    First Mate Pet Foods
    Paws Whiskers and Wags
    Green Compass Global
    Williams Subaru
    Charlotte Pooch
    Chariot Creative
    AKBS Photo
    K9 Playland
    Tito’s Vodka
    TotalWine

    Vendors:
    Paparazzi Accessories
    West End Attic
    Pet Wants: The Urban Feed Store
    Camp Bow Wow Charlotte Metro
    Pets In The City
    Rachel Hemendinger Jewelry
    Barkitecture Charlotte
    TinaMarie Heckman Animal Communicator
    Epic Animal Recovery
    Scentsy
    GeekyCutesy Handstamped & Bespoke Designs
    Renewal by Anderson
    Pet People
    Paintings and Things
    Pumpkin Dog
    Pickleweeds Press
    Simply American Dog Treat Truck
    2 Sweet Pet Products
    Pet Supplies Plus
    Glow Spot Glow
    Barkitecture Charlotte
    Hip Hop Smoothies
    Brown Mutt Wood Works
    AC Healing Herbs and Gems
    Hey Buddy Boutique
    Woofgang Bakery Southpark
    Darby Acres
    Twisted Rose Designs
    VeloPops
    Lost Coz Designs
    TuxedoKat Imaginarium
    McCraws Bar B Que
    Top Golf Charlotte
    Support Local Apparel
    Spirit Connections

    Rescues:
    Great Dane Friends of Ruff Love
    Mid Atlantic Pug Rescue
    Blue Ridge Boxer Rescue
    Greyhound Friends
    You & Me Forever
    Southeast German Shepherd Rescue
    SAFE

 

  •  Saturday, September 20th. Motel Moments Milkshake IPA Can Release. Sycamore Brewing. 12 pm-11 pm. Our ‘Motel Moments Milkshake IPA’ Can Release is this Saturday at 12noon! Secretive hops rendezvous on milk sugar pillows in this silky smooth, very hazy treat.

 

  • Sunday, September 21st. Steel Creek Beer Week Kickoff Sale. Carolina Beer Temple Charlotte. 12 pm-8 pm. Tickets at Eventbrite.com. No tickets needed. Kick off the inaugural Steele Creek Beer Week right with our biggest sale ever! We are giving all of our customers an amazing 50% on ALL Crowlers, Growlers, and Wine By the Glass! Our legendary tap list is at your disposal, giving you the opportunity to take home any of them for a fraction of normal. And if you have been curious to try our newly updated list of wines, what better way to do so than at half price?

 

  • Tuesday, September 23rd. Generously Hopped. Wooden Robot 5:30 pm-10 pm. Throughout September, Wooden Robot’s monthly Generously Hopped brew will benefit Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation! On September 24th, we welcome you to join Wooden Robot and JGCF for a “Kick the Keg” event! Starting at 5:30pm purchase a large pour of Generously Hopped and you will receive a raffle ticket to win some amazing prizes from favorites like Run for Your Life, Honeysuckle Gelato, and FitStop Performance. PLUS, Tiff’s Treats will be on-site to provide free, warm samples of their delicious cookies!

The Beer News

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

  • Wednesday, September 11th. Sycamore Beer Pairing and Charcuterie Class. Sycamore Brewing. 6:30 pm-8 pm. Tickets $30 at eventbrite.com. Come chat with Chef Alisha at Sycamore Brewing, where you’ll pair a Sycamore flight with outstanding Charcuterie. Chef Alisha will teach you how to take care of your boards, select just the right meats and cheeses, and chat about how to pair them for your own parties. You’ll taste some delicious flavors from Spain and see some Instagram worthy boards. Grab some friends and come enjoy the night with us at Sycamore Brewing!

 

  • Friday, September 13th. Mocha Java Porter Release. Sugar Creek Brewing. 2 pm-11 pm. Sugar Creek Brewing is excited to release one of our most anticipated beers of the year Friday, Sept 13th. A local collaboration that is done with Pure Intentions Coffee this velvety smooth coffee porter is sure to please this winter. Doors open at 2pm and we’ll be doing all things COFFEE. Pure Intentions Coffee and beer flights, Mocha Java NITRO taps, cold brews and we may even bust out Hoptimus Prime and stuff it full of more beans!  

 

  • Saturday, September 14th. Gourd Have Mercy Can Release. Sycamore Brewing. 12 pm-11 pm.  You’ve been asking for it and it’s coming back! Only available in the taproom!

    It’s that time of year again! ‘Gourd Have Mercy’ Pumpkin Amber is BACK! Inspired by pumpkin pie and crisp autumn days, ‘Gourd Have Mercy’ was brewed with pumpkin and warm, fall spices.

 

  • Saturday, September 14th. Sip and Drool at Lenny Boy. Lenny Boy Brewing. Co. 2 pm-5Looking to add a fur baby to your family? South Charlotte Dog Rescue will be bringing some adoptable pups for everyone to meet and show them some love!

    Some great local vendors on-site including Yappy Hour Bakery and Stroke.

    Hungry Harvest will be on-site to giveaway 25 free produce boxes to the first people to come say Hi at their booth!

    We will have Live Music from Nathan Davis from 3 – 6pm 🍻

    We will also be tapping our Dye It IPA. A light, refreshing IPA brewed with local Carolina gold malt and hopped with Mosiac. 110 calories and 4g of carbs per 12oz 🍻 4.4% abv. pm. 

 

 

The Beer News

Here are this week’s news and events happening in the Charlotte, NC area!

  • Thursday, September 5th. Iced Maple Latte Imperial Stout. Triple C Brewing Company. 4 pm-10 pm. Fall is almost here and we are celebrating with a stout release!
    Aromas of sweet maple, fresh ground espresso, & mocha. Thick & sweet viscous mouthfeel, with notes of toffee, sweet caramel, and freshly brewed coffee.

    9.3% ABV 

 

  • Thursday, September 5th. Limited Release: Movin’ On Up Hazy pale Ale. Birdsong Brewing Co. 3 pm-10 pm. Join us on Thursday, 9/5/19 for the release of Movin’ On Up Hazy Pale Ale! Cans and draft will release at 3p!

    Balanced and crushable, Movin’ on Up combines Idaho Gem, Strata, Cashmere, and El Dorado hops for bright aromatics and a pleasant bitterness. Flaked oats and wheat allow the hops to shine. On the finish, you’ll notice tropical fruit notes and a hint of sweetness.

 

  • Friday, September 6th. Apricot Kettle Sour & Grapefruit Kettle Sour at The OG. NoDa Brewing Co. N. Davidson St. 3 pm-10 pm. Join us Friday, September 6th at the OG for not just one Kettle Sour, but two! Our Apricot Kettle Sour is a straight forward Kettle soured Ale that is tart from kettle souring for 2 days. It is fermented on Apricot puree after fermentation starts, while our Grapefruit Kettle Sour is fermented on Grapefruit puree after fermentation starts. These tart and zesty options are the perfect way to celebrate the weekend. See you on Friday! ‎🍻

    *These beers will not be available at our N. Tryon location.*

 

  • Friday, September 6th. V-Hop Triple Can Release. The Unknown Brewing Company. 6 pm-10 pm. We are so excited this time of year. The weather is changing and the beers are getting bigger. Join us Friday, September 6th for the Release of Vehopciraptor (V-hop, if you cant, pronounce it) This beer is like opening a can of delicious hop nectar. Malty sweet smooth and hoppy but not overly bitter. Come see why this clever girl has made an appearance every year since then beginning.

    9 hop additions
    9 different hops
    90 IBUs
    9.9% ABV
    Can available by the 4pack (16oz) or by draft.

 

  • Saturday, September 7- Sunday, September 8th. Journey Through Belgium Tap Takeover. Carolina Beer Temple Charlotte. 12 pm-12 am. Free tickets at eventbrite.com. 8 Belgian Beers. 1 Awesome Night.

    Belgium has long been associated with great beer. Many, in fact, would say that it is the great beer country on Earth. We aren’t ones to take sides, but we will say this: they definitely know how to make some good beer. So join us as we tap 8 Belgian beers from across a wide variety of styles, and take you on a journey to Europe in a glass. You’ll be hungry for chocolate and stroopwafel by the time we’re done

    TAP LIST IN PROGRESS:

    #BelgianBeer #Trappist #CBTCharlotte #CarolinaBeerTemple #TapTakeover #BestBeerEver #OldWorldCraftBeer

 

  • Sunday, September 8th. Auntie Anne’s at Blue Blaze Brewing. Blue Blaze Brewing. 3 pm-8 pm. We will be at Blue Blaze Brewing for the 1st Time and it is a Panthers Gameday!!! Come and join us and enjoy a Cool Draft or Two and some Warm Fresh Oven-Baked Pretzels.
    With delicious options such as our Original Pretzels, Pretzel Mini Dogs, Pretzel Dogs, Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels, Pepperoni Pretzels, Nuggets and yummy dipping sauces such as cheese, hot salsa cheese, caramel, and honey mustard, there is definitely something for everybody!!

 

 

The Beer News

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

  • Thursday, August 29th. Summer’s Not Dead Fruited Pale Ale. Triple C Brewing Company. 4 pm-10 pm. Fruited American Pale Ale – Massive aromas and flavors of juicy mango, underripe pineapple, and a bit of sticky pine. Moderate bitterness with a pillowy mouthfeel

 

  • Thursday, August 29th. Red, White & Brew Stable Call. The Unknown Brewing Company. 6 pm-9 pm. Tickets, http://www.veteransbridgehome.galaxydigital.com. Veterans and patriots,

    The Red, White and Brew Stable Call is back in 2019 and we need you!

    For those unfamiliar with the Red, White and Brew Stable Call format, here’s how it works:

    Step 1: Go to the designated watering hole (varies every month, August at Unknown) at the designated date/time (typically the last Thursday of every month)

    Step 2: Buy a beer.

    That’s it. That’s how you do it.

    We will see you there.

 

 

  • Friday, August 30th. Blurred Lines (Amor Artis Collaboration). NoDa Brewing Company.  3 pm-10 pm. Releasing at our taproom on August 30th is a collaboration with our friends across the border at Amor Artis. This is a unique batch of Juicy IPA brewed utilizing five distinct hops; Mosaic, Cascade, Chinook, Amarillo and Experimental 10416.

    Amor Artis will brew the same base beer utilizing their own blend of hops. Amor Artis’ version is an inverse of our name called “Lines Blurred”.

    To collaborate, even more, each brewery will blend a third of their batch with the others. That’s where the lines get “blurred”…the beers will be different but somewhat the same.

    Join us in the taproom — starting at 3 pm — to get your hands on this unique brew. 🍺

 

  • Saturday, August 31st. Cellar Series Bottle Release. Legion Brewing. 12 pm-3 pm. Our FIRST release from our highly-anticipated Cellar Series will be held on Saturday, August 31st.

    Entmoot: An Oak Farmhouse Ale brewed with pilsner malts and local malted buckwheat, fermented with Norwegian farmhouse yeast, and aged in oak for six months with mixed culture. Tasting notes are Oak and Toasted Pineapple.

    Ouroboros: A Mixed-Culture Saison Ale brewed with our traditional Saison recipe, Sterling hops, Saccharomyces, Brettanomyces, and aged in charred oak barrels. Carefully blended with reserve peach sour.

    We’ll be opening doors to the public at 12pm. Limited bottles of each of these beers are available!

 

  • Saturday, August 31st. Mediterranean Street Food Fest! Sycamore Brewing. 12 pm-11 pm. Join us for Mediterranean Street Food Fest at Sycamore on Saturday, August 31st at 12 noon in the Sycamore Beer Garden for great authentic Mediterranean style food from our friends at GyroTwinsTruck and Taza! Great Sycamore beers, frosé Wild Blossom Cider and live music!

 

  • Sunday, September 1st. $3 Beer Day! Lenny Boy Brewing Co. 11 am-7 pm. Sunday, September 1st we will have $3 beers all day at the Brewery 🍻 You can enjoy our freshest IPAs, southern lagers, select kettle sours, and all flavors of Elation for only $3.

    Why… because the Sunday scaries don’t exist the day before Labor Day! We will also have some amazing food specials for everyone to enjoy. And – did you know you can enjoy $3 Kombucha Mimosas EVERY Sunday 🥂

    Live music from 3 – 6pm 🎸

    Grab your friends and family – and come enjoy live music, craft beer and kombucha, and all of our Labor Day specials 😋

    Please note: the Taproom will be closed on Monday, Sept 2nd for Labor Day.

 

 

  • Monday, September 2nd. New Pilot Batch Release: Cranberry Saison Release. Pilot Brewing. 2 pm-9pm. Enjoy Labor Day with us at Pilot for the release of our new Cranberry Saison! Goblets of the new Saison are $3 on release day.

The Beer News

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

  • Wednesday, August, 21st. Sycamore Beer Pairing and Charcuterie Class. Sycamore Brewing. 6:30 pm-8 pm. Tickets at eventbrite.com Come chat with Chef Alisha at Sycamore Brewing, where you’ll pair a seasonal Sycamore flight with delicious Charcuterie. Chef Alisha will teach you how to take care of your boards, select just the right meats and cheeses for any budget, and let you in on some excellent catering tricks. She’ll introduce you to some luscious Italian flavors and offer you some Instagram worthy boards! Mix, Mingle, and Mangia! Grab some friends and enjoy the night!

 

  •  Wednesday, August 21st. Birdsong Brewing Event. Duckworth’s Grill & Taphouse Uptown. 6 pm-8 pm. Enjoy Birdsong Swag giveaways and free beer samples!

    On Tap:
    Higher Ground
    Rewind Lager
    Game Winner IPA

 

  • Thursday, August 22nd. Seasonal Release: Wake Up Coffee Vanilla Porter. Birdsong Brewing Co. 3 pm-10 pm. As Summer winds down and your palate starts to crave something dark, join us for the release of our Fall Seasonal- Wake Up Coffee Vanilla Porter! We’ll be releasing draft and cans of Wake Up on Thursday, 8/22 at 3p!

    Our Wake Up Porter is an irresistibly smooth brew with locally roasted coffee and fresh vanilla beans. We use Central Coffee Co.‘s Sumatra Lintong coffee and carefully chosen specialty malts to create a warm foundation and light body. Madagascar vanilla beans lend a subtle sweetness on the finish that you’ll notice at the end of every velvety sip.

 

  •  Thursday, August 22nd. Divine Barrel Tap Takeover. Carolina Beer Temple Charlotte. 7 pm-10 pm Divine Barrel Brewing have been some of our absolute favorites in Charlotte since they first started brewing award-winning beers. Whether it’s their GABF Medal Winning Big Lubelski Gratzer, their insanely refreshing Cadillac Rainbows Berliner Weisse, or their Defensive Pancake Stout, they have never ceased to impress and amaze. This time around, we are tapping up a few new favorites. After all, we are a Temple, and what could be better for a temple than a touch of the Divine?

    TAP LIST:

    -Brettrospective Foeder-Aged Saison

    -Strictly Genteel West Coast IPA

    -Zest Intentions Sour Witbier

    -Beer Flavored Beer American Lager

 

  •  Friday, August 23rd. Triple Can Release 8.23.19. Wooden Robot Brewery. 3 pm- 12 pm. TRIPLE CAN RELEASE! FRIDAY AUGUST 23RD AT 3PM
    Join us Friday 08.23.19 for the Triple Can Release of Botoberfest, Overachiever & Green Beast!

    Can Release Details:
    Botoberfest – Oktoberfest-Style Lager $14 (+ tax)
    Overachiever – Juicy Pale Ale $14 (+ tax)
    Green Beast – IPA $16 (+ tax)
    Sold in 4-packs (16oz) – No individual cans
    No purchase limit

    Sales will commence at 3pm at BOTH The Brewery in South End & The Chamber in NoDa.
    * These beers can not be consumed on-premise *

    This beer will be FRESH! We will have a limited quantity of all three beers on draft. Come party with us!

 

  • Friday, August 23rd. Radio Haze Release. NoDa Brewing Company. 3 pm-10 pm. The return of this Juicy Hazy IPA is back, but this time we turned the juice up to 11. 👌 It’s a different batch from the last and brewed with your feedback in mind! It’s also brewed in partnership with The Woody and Wilcox Show.

    Radio haze, our latest year-round beer, is brewed with a fantastic hop blend that leads to mostly upfront juicy and tropical hop aroma. The hop blend consists of Mosaic, Citra, Centennial, and Chinook hops. Sitting at 6% ABV, it’s a whole lot of flavor without much bitterness. It’s hazy and smooth with a medium body, from heavy use of Torrified Wheat and Oats.

    Join us in the taproom on August 26th to get your hands on this new mouthwatering brew. It will be available on tap and in four-packs. You’ll also be able to purchase it around town the following week. 🍺

 

  • Saturday, August 24th. Pumpkin Latte Blonde Can Release Party! Sycamore Brewing. 12 pm-11 pm. Did you know that if you say ‘Pumpkin Latte Blonde’ 3x in a row, a girl in yoga pants will appear to tell you what she loves most about Fall? Join us Saturday, August 24th at 12noon for our can release!

 

  •  Saturday, August 24th, Beer & Dessert Day! Sycamore Brewing. 12 pm-11 pm. Your Mom’s Donuts & Holy City Waffles! Beer Pairings, Good Times! Family Friendly! Pumpkin Latte Blonde release!

 

  • Saturday, August 24th. Big OH Fest. Sugar Creek Brewing. 11 am-12 pm. As one of Charlotte’s most popular beers, The BIG Oh continues to grow and become a local Charlotte favorite. So we had this idea to celebrate this amazing beer with its own festival with all things OH! We’ll have live music, New BIG Oh merchandise, Special Big Oh beer releases with the release of the all-new “little oh”(session) and great beer specials! Come get some Oh! Saturday, August 24th.

    Live Music:
    Brother Watts 2pm-7pm
    Rocking out an eclectic mix of hits from the ’80s ’90s and today

    Big Oh Merchandise-
    Limited time Glassware- Details to follow
    Launching two new Big Oh t-shirt designs

    Drinks/ Specials:
    $4 Big Oh Draught
    $6 4 pack Big Oh To-Go
    Big Oh Brose- Blood Orange Slushy
    Small Batch Release- Little Oh (Session Blood Orange IPA)

 

  • Monday, August 26th. Mecktoberfest Märzeb Lager Release. Olde Mecklenburg Brewery. 11 am-9 pm. Get ready! Mecktoberfest is back on August 26th!

    Just in time for football season and everything we love about Fall!

    Mecktoberfest is wildly popular and beloved throughout the Charlotte region. As OMB’s Fall seasonal, Mecktoberfest is available in late August to November each year on draft (OMB Brauhaus & Biergarten and your favorite bars & restaurants in the Charlotte area), and in 6-packs and 12-packs at your local store.

    Rich and malty up front with a smooth satisfying finish, Mecktoberfest is a classic Märzen-style amber lager (known more popularly as the original Oktoberfest Bier). At 5.4% ABV and 24 IBU, Mecktoberfest is very well balanced; additionally, its strikingly beautiful, crystal clear burnt orange/amber hue (8.8 SRM).

    Mecktoberfest is in a small, elite class of beers who have won medals in international competitions on both sides of the Atlantic:
    GOLD – European Beer Star (Nuremberg, Germany)
    SILVER – Great American Beer Festival (Denver, CO)

    These competitions are the two of the most prestigious and difficult, with thousands of beers entered, hundred-member judging panels, and multiple days of blind tastings. To win two medals on two continents is an amazing feat and is the highest recognition of OMB’s dedication to quality and traditional brewing methods.

    Like all OMB beers, Mecktoberfest is all-natural — brewed in strict accordance with the famous German beer purity law of 1516: the “Reinheitsgebot.” In line with Reinheitsgebot, it was brewed using natural carbonation from the pure CO2 produced by the yeast during fermentation. We pull our brews from our lager tanks weekly, so you know it’s fresh. And, it was kept cold from production to delivery to you, because all beer should be kept cold to maximize freshness. We hope you enjoy this pure, fresh, cold beer. Prost! 

 

The Beer News

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

  • Thursday-Friday, August 15th-16th. Flat Brim Hazy IPA Can Release. Triple C Brewing Company. Thursday 4 pm – Friday at 10 pm. We are celebrating Triple C Brewing’s 7th Anniversary Party a couple days early with the return of our favorite Hazy IPA!

    Flat Brim IPA is brewed with ridiculous amounts of Citra, Mosaic and Simcoe hops and only 5.2% ABV.

 

  • Thursday, August 15th Resident Culture Lagerfest Sneak Preview Event! Carolina Beer Temple Charlotte. 12 pm-11 pm. RESIDENT CULTURE IS BACK! We never get tired of saying that. Ahead of their epic upcoming Lager Fest beer festival, don’t miss this chance to save yourself a drive to Plaza Midwood and try a selection of hot new and old favorite beers from the company named one of 2018’s hottest new breweries by RateBeer. Just check out this tap list!

    TAP LIST

    +Oversoul – 7% ABV – Hazy IPA hopped with Citra and Strata

    +Comfortable Chaos – 7% ABV – Southern Hemisphere Hazy IPA hopped with Ella, Wakatu, Rakau, Pacific Jade, and Galaxy

    +For the First Time Again – 4.5% ABV – Mini German-Style Pils

    +Island Time – 4.5% ABV – Mexican Lager w/ Lime collab w/ Casita Cerveceria

    +This Thing – 5.4% ABV – Pilsner Hopped w/ Saphir collab w/ Unseen Creatures

    +Thunder Study – 7% ABV – IPA hopped w/ Galaxy and Citra

  • Friday, August 16th. Gordgeous Release. NoDa Brewing Company. 2 pm-10 pm. The return of your favorite fall brew is back on August 16, this time as a Gold medal winner. 🎃

    Gordgeous is a well-balanced pumpkin Ale using over 50 lbs. of pumpkin and 42 lbs. of brown sugar for every batch! Our spice blend is not the typical for pumpkin beers, either. We use whole-seed spices cracked at the brewery on brew day which includes allspice, cardamom, cloves and freshly shaved whole ginger root.

    Join us in the taproom — starting at 2 pm — to get your hands on this all-time favorite brew. 🍺 

 

 

  • Saturday, August 17th. Lager Fest: A Celebration of Lager Beer. Resident Culture Brewing Company. 5 pm-10 pm. Tickets at eventbrite.com. We are incredibly excited to announce that on August 17th, in conjunction with our dear friends at Casita Cerveceria, Resident Culture will be hosting our inaugural Lagerfest: A Celebration of Lager Beer.

    We have been working closely over the last few months to bring together some of the most outstanding lager brewers in the country (if not the world). It is no secret how much we love lagers and we are incredibly excited to share our love of lager beer with Charlotte.

    Many more exciting details coming soon, including brewery announcements, stay tuned.