Category Archives: Beer events

Community Tap Beer Fest Signals Greenville’s Arrival

Asheville has Brewgrass. Charleston has Brewvival. Greenville now has the Community Tap Beer Fest. With an established brewery (Thomas Creek) and two more on the way (Quest & Brewery 85), a brewpub (Blueridge), America’s Most Arrogant beer bar (Barley’s Tap … Continue reading

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2013 Upstate Brewtopians Oyster Roast – March 2

The 2013 Upstate Brewtopians Oyster Roast is only two weeks away! On March 2, our Upstate homebrew club will hold its annual charity auction and oyster roast starting at 2 pm. This event is always the highlight of the year … Continue reading

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The Community Tap Craft Beer Festival Tickets On Sale

Tickets for The Community Tap Craft Beer Festival on April 13, 2013 are now on sale. This is going to be a small, intimate festival with only 400 tickets available. There are sure to be rarities, seasonals and the best … Continue reading

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Greenville gets a taste of rare beer with two upcoming festivals in 2013

Yo Greenville, check your stats: One production brewery, two more on the way One Brewpub Five specialty craft beer stores Two outstanding craft beer bars Three craft beer festivals If you’re keeping score at home, you might be scratching your … Continue reading

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Homebrewers Star at the Charlotte Oktoberfest

I’ve had the opportunity to pour beer for Thomas Creek and Mother Earth at a beer festival before, and I always tell people it’s much more fun to be behind the bar than the one attending. You’re basically a rock star … Continue reading

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Panel Discussion at Euphoria Beer Garden on September 22

Euphoria is a four-day food, drink and music event stretching from Thursday, September 20 to Sunday, September 23. I hesitate to call it a “festival” because it’s more a series of tastings, meals and sessions, rather than a traditional festival … Continue reading

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A Perennial Favorite: Samuel Adams Octoberfest

This past Sunday, I walked into Publix on a mission for tortilla chips to go with a quick guacamole that I whipped up while Nicole was brewing her batch of stout she’s going to bring to the Charlotte Octoberfest. I … Continue reading

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Untamed Maibock Takes Second at the Upstate Brewer’s Cup

I’ve never really liked having the spotlight on me. Some of the earliest home movies of me are in front of a birthday cake as a three-year-old fidgeting around uncomfortably as my family sang happy birthday. I’d rather watch someone else perform. … Continue reading

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Barleywine Weekend VI

What if I told you that you could: Stay three nights in a 5 bedroom mountain home with a guest house Sample 60+ beers over those three days Dine on gourmet dishes, including a 9-course all-day beer/food pairing It was … Continue reading

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American Grocery and Stone Brewing farm-to-table dinner at Greenbrier Farms

When you mix the culinary innovation of American Grocery with the wizardry of Stone Brewing and place it in a majestic setting such as Greenbrier Farms, you know something magical is going to happen. That’s what we have coming to the upstate … Continue reading

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