Natural Selections: Wake County Science and Brewers Expo


Drink beer among the dinosaurs! Join the brewers of Wake County at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh for a one-of-a-kind evening of beer and science. At this sampling session, held Friday, August 21 from 7 to 10pm, more than a dozen brewers will offer unique creations fitting the Museum’s natural science focus. You can also sit in on discussions about fermentation, flavors and the future of beer, and take home a free commemorative glass — a 7oz Midland taster. Don’t miss this opportunity to sample amazing local beers and even some brand new brews!

Participating breweries include:

  • Aviator Brewing Company
  • Big Boss Brewing
  • BlackJack Brewing Company
  • Brueprint Brewing Company
  • Carolina Brewing Company
  • Compass Rose Brewing
  • Crank Arm Brewing
  • Fortnight Brewing
  • Lonerider Brewing Company
  • Lynnwood Brewing Concern
  • NC State University Sheppard Brewing Lab
  • Raleigh Brewing Company
  • Sub Noir Brewing
  • Trophy Brewing Company
  • White Street Brewing

Tickets are $30 ($25 for Museum members) and are available at or from the Museum Box Office, which will be open until 8pm on event night for last-minute tickets. Ticket price includes 7oz collectible Natural Selections tasting glass. You must be 21 or older to attend. Photo ID is required for entry. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit Additionally, food from the Acro Café and Dickey’s Barbecue Pit will be available for purchase during the event. The event is held in partnership with Craft Beer Collective. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Museum.

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