April is North Carolina Beer Month!
Celebrate by enjoying the many beer-centric events this month and the first ever beer festival in Charlotte, NC.
With over 170 participating breweries, both local and nationally recognized, the Untappd beer festival will take place at Bank of America Stadium, home of the Carolina Panthers, on Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 3-8 p.m.
Breweries will include Bold Missy Brewery, Lenny Boy Brewing Company, Pilot Brewing Company, Westbrook Brewing Co., Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, New Belgium Brewing Company, Brewery Ommegang, 21st Amendment Brewery and many more – the full list can be found here.
In addition to Untappd, locals and visitors can celebrate Charlotte’s growing craft beer culture joining fun activities throughout the month of April.
CLT Clash of the Crafts: This March Madness-style bracket seeks to crown the people’s choice champion of Charlotte’s craft beers. Beer bracket divisions include: Hoppy, Malt/Roast, Crisp and Funky/Fruity. Visit cltontap.com to cast votes for the CLT Clash of the Crafts contenders:
- Sweet 16 oz. Voting: April 8-13
- Tailgate Eight Voting: April 15-20
- Final Four Pours Voting: April 22-25
- CLT Clash of the Crafts Championship Voting: April 26 – 29
- 2019 CLT Clash of the Crafts Champion Announced: May 1
Hoppy Happenings: There are several events this month that showcase Charlotte’s burgeoning craft beer scene. Release parties, beer dinners, festivals, tastings and more will fill the city’s calendar, showcasing a penchant for pints. Notable events this month include:
- Moo & Brew Craft Beer & Burger Festival at AvidXchange Music Factory Festival Grounds on April 13
- Tuck Fest at the U.S. National Whitewater Center from April 25-28
Social Tap Takeovers: As part of NC Beer Month, Charlotte breweries will take over the ‘Charlotte’s got a lot’ Instagram account @charlottesgotalot throughout the month, giving ‘Charlotte’s got a lot’ followers an insider’s view of each brewery and its events.
Here are some photos from North Carolina breweries/cideries: