Beer from Here: Deep River Brewing Company – Riverbank Rye-It

“Johnston County’s first legal brewery.” Those five words grace the 16 oz. cans of Deep River Brewing Company. Located in downtown Clayton (25 minutes southeast of Raleigh), the brewery boasts a 15 barrel,… Continue reading

Beer from Here: NoDa Brewing Company – Hop, Drop ‘n Roll

The Charlotte beer scene is exploding and the city’s most prolific brewery, NoDa Brewing Company, is leading the charge. The brewhouse opened in 2011 and is named after the city’s bohemian and artistic… Continue reading

Beer from Here: Burial Beer Co. – Skillet Donut Stout

What was once a hidden gem, Burial Beer Co. is now an Asheville staple. I’d even argue it’s one of the strongest breweries in the state with the quality of beer produced on a… Continue reading

Beer From Here: Catawba Brewing Co. – Peanut Butter Jelly Time

Breweries are made up of creative people. Just look at beer names, bottle/can designs, and better yet, the styles and ingredients used in their libations. One of the more interesting beers I tried… Continue reading

Beer from Here: Raleigh Brewing Company – The First Squeeze

I find it interesting how one’s palate expands and changes with craft beer. I’m in a transition myself right now, enjoying more hefeweizens and other wheat ales as the temperatures warm up. I… Continue reading

Beer from Here: White Street Brewing – Kölsch-style Ale

Thirty minutes northeast of downtown Raleigh, Wake Forest’s White Street Brewing Co. is a production brewery built in a 1930s Chevrolet car dealership. The town’s first and only brewery opened its doors in September 2012 and crafts… Continue reading

Beer from Here: Foothills Brewing – Hopjob Session IPA

Session IPAs. It’s what’s trendy these days and it makes sense. Americans love their hops. Nearly twenty-five percent of all craft beer sales are IPAs. Think about that for a second. As much… Continue reading

Beer from Here: Fullsteam Brewery – Coffee Is For Closers

Located in the heart of Durham, Fullsteam was founded in 2010 by Sean Lilly Wilson. The production brewery and tavern is inspired by the food and farm traditions of the South. Their mission: “to create distinctly Southern beer that… Continue reading

Beer from Here: Hi-Wire Brewing – Bed of Nails Brown Ale

Hi-Wire Brewing is one of the newest members of the Asheville brewing scene, and at the rate they’re growing, perhaps one of the more popular. Situated in the South Slope (aka Asheville’s brewery… Continue reading

Beer from Here: Lonerider Brewing Company – Hangman Barleywine (2013)

One of Raleigh’s largest and fastest growing breweries, Lonerider Brewing Company encourages drinkers to “effect change, don’t be an audience. Walk your own path, and instead of thinking outside the box imagine what is… Continue reading