Let’s Talk Shop

I love hanging out at bottle shops, drinking quality libations, and interacting with a diverse and intelligent group of craft beer fans. Raleigh is home to several, including Bottle Revolution, Crafty Beer Shop, Ridgewood… Continue reading

Pardon My Pumpkin Rant

Please bear with me. If you’re enjoying pumpkin beers now, disregard this post… The releases are earlier and earlier every year. Pumking made its grand entrance into the Triangle in the middle of… Continue reading

A Solid First Draft (Line)

Last week, Draft Line Brewing Company opened its doors to the Triangle’s craft beer scene and there was no shortage of fans. According to the brewery, more than 2,400 visitors stopped by and… Continue reading

Growlerz to Go

Growlers, growlers, and more growlers. They’re all the rage in North Carolina these days. Bottle shops, supermarkets, and other retailers are taking advantage of the new law that allows them to fill and sell growlers… Continue reading

Beer City U.S.A.

I’m a little behind on posts, but what better way to kick-off this blog than talk about Beer City, U.S.A. – better known as Asheville. Nestled in the Blue Ridge mountains of western North… Continue reading


It’s about time. I’ve been talking about starting this blog for months and I’m finally getting it off the ground tonight. How fitting, considering it’s American Craft Beer Week. North Carolina opened my eyes… Continue reading