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America Has Stopped Drinking Beer!

America Has Stopped Drinking Beer!

Ok, maybe America still drinks beer. A lot of beer. A truly unbelievable amount of beer. 6.3 Billions gallons last year… That is well over 50,000,000,000 pints of beer. This means that every hum... »

This Week’s St. Patty’s Day Fun & Beyond At Pizza Peel

This Week’s St. Patty’s Day Fun & Beyond At Pizza Peel

This week, Pizza Peel kicks off a couple days of craft beer-centered events starting St. Patrick’s Day and continuing through Wednesday. Monday 3/17 at Plaza Midwood and Cotswold locations: The ... »

Charlotte Craft Beer Week Kicks Off With South End Brewery Crawl This Weekend

Charlotte Craft Beer Week Kicks Off With South End Brewery Crawl This Weekend

South End Craft Beer Crawl this Saturday Where:         South End – 6 breweries Kick-off at Triple C. Brewing Co. When:          Saturday, March 15 Noon kick-off – last stop begins at 10p.m.  Charlott... »

Taco Mac Announces 35 Cent Drafts

Taco Mac Announces 35 Cent Drafts

Yes you read that right.  Charlotte’s favorite sports bar turns 35 years old this year and to celebrate Taco Mac will be selling all their draft beers for 35 cents.  Wow!  How can they make mone... »

Yard House Looking to the Queen City

Yard House Looking to the Queen City

Restaurant giant Darden Restaurants which has been long rumored to be scouting the Charlotte for its Seasons 52 concept has also been in the market for Yard House.  Yard House’s claim to fame is... »

Unknown Brewering Company Shall No Longer Be Unknown

Unknown Brewering Company Shall No Longer Be Unknown

The Unknown Brewing Company announced the launch date for their flagship Ales for the Charlotte market. After opening up their Taproom, located at 1327 South Mint Street, last November with a bang, th... »

Heist Brewery Changes A Thing Or Two With Their Brew Crew

Heist Brewery Changes A Thing Or Two With Their Brew Crew

A couple weeks after revealing a new small plate menu, Heist Brewery announced fresh blood on the team responsible for brewing the house beer. The brewery blog, http://heistbrewery.wordpress.com, feat... »

Drones Finally Used For Good Purposes

Drones Finally Used For Good Purposes

Finally they have figured out how to use drones that don’t involve spying on people or blowing them up.  Yes the first Beer Drone is in operation in Minnesota.  Ice fishing is big in Minnesota. ... »

Beer Commercials to Upstage Super Bowl

Beer Commercials to Upstage Super Bowl

The American public does not really like commercials but somebody has to pay the bills so we endure them.  How many of you DVR shows and watch the entire episode without zipping thru the commercials? ... »

Hooters Plans Big Changes

Hooters Plans Big Changes

Hooters is turning 30 and planning on some big changes.  They are updating their logo, uniforms and restaurants.  Hooters, which invented the “Brestaurant” category for restaurants, has se... »

Heist Brewery’s New Menu Goes Farm To Hand

Heist Brewery’s New Menu Goes Farm To Hand

New at Heist Brewery: The popular gastropub in the North Davidson (NoDA) arts district unveiled a new menu this month. The emphasis is heavy on shareable plates and playful finger foods. Heist is work... »

Yuengling to Sell Ice Cream

Yuengling to Sell Ice Cream

America’s oldest brewery is about to start selling ice cream.  Yuengling actually sold ice cream as a way to support the family brewery during Prohibition and continued to sell it until 1985.  T... »

Heist Brewery Rolls Out New Menu On January 14th

Heist Brewery Rolls Out New Menu On January 14th

We heard from Corri Smith over at Heist Brewery that Chef Rob Masone is set to roll out a new menu on January 14th. They are staying all cryptic about the actual new menu selections but they did drop ... »

Beer French Press

Beer French Press

Everyone knows that you can’t drink all day unless you start in the morning. You need to remember this next time you are grinding your fair trade organic coffee beans for your fancy French Press... »

Hops N’ Shops Holiday Gift Bazaar Coming To Triple C Brewery

Hops N’ Shops Holiday Gift Bazaar Coming To Triple C Brewery

We caught a tweet by Savory Spice talking about the Hops N’ Shops event next Wednesday at Triple C Brewery and felt compelled to share the news. What a great concept: draw the shoppers into the ... »

Unknown Brewing Company is About to Blow Up Uptown

Unknown Brewing Company is About to Blow Up Uptown

After a year and a half of fighting through zoning, investment, building and a slight paint accident, the time has come to celebrate next week’s grand opening of The Unknown Brewing Company. We ... »

Nick’s Steak and Taphouse Taps Out in Waxhaw

Nick’s Steak and Taphouse Taps Out in Waxhaw

Another day, another restaurant closes.  Nick’s Steak and Taphouse shuttered the doors today along the far end of the tracks in Waxhaw. Just about 24 hours after reporting Longboard’s Tap ... »

Beer Cans are the New Black

Beer Cans are the New Black

Selling craft beer in bottles is so yesterday.  The new trend for all the cool kids is craft beer in a can.  NoDa Brewing Company is about to become the first Charlotte brewery to go canning when they... »

Roasting Company Unveils New Bar

Roasting Company Unveils New Bar

The Roasting Company has decided to get in on the bar action on popular Montford Drive.  Here is the first look at their new bar. It has room for 24 taps and about 12 bar stools.  The Roasting Company... »

Unknown Brewing Company Breaks Ground in Southend

Unknown Brewing Company Breaks Ground in Southend

The Unknown Brewing Company is breaking ground on its new building at 1327 South Mint Street in Southend this Saturday.  Unknown will be headed by Brad Shell.  Shell got his start at Sweetwater Brewin... »

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