April ushers in a month long celebration of North Carolina Beer at breweries from all corners of the State. Scheduled events include numerous beer festivals, tastings, and dinners. Below are just a few of the Triangle beer related events in April that caught my interest. For a full list of NC Beer Month activites visit http://www.ncbeermonth.com.
April 1st – Casks On Fools at Crank Arm Brewery
At least 23 breweries are joining with Crank Arm to celebrate the kick off of NC Beer Month by bringing a signature cask. Portion of proceeds going to NC Brewers Guild and the NC Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
April 3rd – Trophy Brewing Cask Event at Glass Jug
Every Friday in April at 5pm Glass Jug will be tapping a cask of beer from a different North Carolina brewery. They kick things off this Friday April 3rd with a special cask from Raleigh’s own Trophy Brewing Co.
April 4th – 2nd Annual Brewery Olympics at Raleigh Brewing
Six local breweries compete in events including feats of knowledge and strength. Food trucks onsite as well.
April 3-5th – Deep River Brewing Company 2nd Anniversary
Weekend long celebration at Clayton’s only brewery featuring live music, food trucks, and lots of Deep River Beer.
April 22nd – Strange Cargo at Big Boss Brewery
Enjoy sampling several of Big Boss’s Strange Cargo barrel aged beers including bourbon, wine, tequila and brandy barrel aged brews.
April 25th – Brewgaloo
Local craft beer festival presented by Shop Local Raleigh featuring 70+ NC breweries, 30+ food trucks and live music.
April 26th – LoneRider Beer Dinner at Academy Street Bistro
Four course dinner with each course paired with a different LoneRider Beer, including Hops You Rode on IPA, Shotgun Betty Hefeweizen, Eve Amber Ale, Sweet Josie Brown Ale and Tombstone Reserve-Oak Aged Rye Stout.