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Brewpublik will take away your old beer and give you new beer, for free
10 months ago

Brewpublik will take away your old beer and give you new beer, for free

By  •  Beer

So this makes no sense, but bear with us anyway. Brewpublik, a beer delivery service operating out of Charlotte, Raleigh, San Francisco and Charleston, is offering to pick up your …
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Steel String’s Shady Grove Fruited Sour Red Review
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1 year ago

Steel String’s Shady Grove Fruited Sour Red Review

By  •  Beer

Aged on strawberries can be a scary phrase to describe a beer, even a sour. What if it’s a fruit bomb? What if it comes out pink and your wife …
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Double Barley’s Gourd Rocker packs a pleasant pumpkin porter punch
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1 year ago

Double Barley’s Gourd Rocker packs a pleasant pumpkin porter punch

By  •  Beer

Big week for Double Barley. First they landed what sure looks like to us as a shoutout on The Simpsons for their “Thrilla in Vanilla” porter. Now — and almost …
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The Ben & Jerry’s/New Belgium Brownie Brown Ale is a decadent dessert delight
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1 year ago

The Ben & Jerry’s/New Belgium Brownie Brown Ale is a decadent dessert delight

By  •  Beer

One of the first posts we wrote about here at CBR was the New Belgium collaboration with Ben & Jerry’s on a Salted Caramel Brownie Brown Ale. We couldn’t wait …
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Did ‘The Simpsons’ give Double Barley Brewing a Thrilla in Vanilla shoutout?
1 year ago

Did ‘The Simpsons’ give Double Barley Brewing a Thrilla in Vanilla shoutout?

By  •  News

On Sunday night’s episode of The Simpsons there were several different North Carolina references, including what appears to be an #NCBeer shoutout in the direction of Double Barley Brewing.

Quick version …
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Hopslam only coming in cans, kegs in 2016
1 year ago

Hopslam only coming in cans, kegs in 2016

By  •  News, Beer

Each year North Carolina beer drinkers suck in their guts, hold their breaths, chase delivery trucks around the state and occasionally meet strangers in snowy parking lots trying to procure …
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New Belgium, Oskar Blues marrying Bojangles and beer at Tasty Beverage dinner event
1 year ago

New Belgium, Oskar Blues marrying Bojangles and beer at Tasty Beverage dinner event

By  •  Events, Beer

 

On the life checklist of things that are awesome, beer and Bojangles both rank really high. Too bad there’s no way to combine them. OH WAIT THERE IS.

The …
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Southern Pines Brewing hosting blowout 1-year anniversary on Oct 17
1 year ago

Southern Pines Brewing hosting blowout 1-year anniversary on Oct 17

We recently got a chance to check out Southern Pines Brewing — one of our top up-and-coming breweries, review coming soon! — and if you love North Carolina breweries you’ll …
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Lynwood Brewing taking over Blackjack’s Five Points Raleigh location
1 year ago

Lynwood Brewing taking over Blackjack’s Five Points Raleigh location

Some big brewery news is going down soon in Raleigh (and Wilmington), with Lynwood Grill and Brewing Concern announcing on Monday night it purchased Blackjack Brewing’s brewery and will be …
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The 12 best North Carolina beers for creative tailgating in 2015
1 year ago

The 12 best North Carolina beers for creative tailgating in 2015

By  •  Beer

Do you hear that sound in the distance? That is the sweet sound of FOOTBALL coming to your citaaaaaaaaaaay. Football means tailgating and tailgating means beer. Plus other stuff too, …
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