Growlers – Q & A

December 3, 2011

Beer to-go

Many of you have asked about growlers so I thought I’d answer all the questions we have received to hopefully answer all the lingering questions out there. What is a growler? A growler is a 64 ounce / ½ gallon glass jug that we fill with your favorite NoDa brews for you to take home […]

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Additions to Our Oktoberfest Line-Up

October 6, 2011

Festivals

We have finalized our Charlotte Oktoberfest line-up. There’s a little something for everyone. See you Saturday!!! Three new additions:  Gordgeous – Strong Pumpkin Ale. Brewed with organic pumpkin, caramelized with brown sugar and spiced with crystallized ginger, coconut, allspice, cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves. It’s a thick and saucy brew for the fall. Prepare yourself for a fierce pumpkin […]

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2011 Oktoberfest Line-up

September 22, 2011

Festivals

Our first Oktoberfest as a brewery is just over two weeks away; first of many that is. That’s a pretty big deal to us and to celebrate, we are bringing an awesome beer lineup for your drinking pleasure. Instead of having you wait in full anticipation, we thought we’d share most of our Oktoberfest offerings with […]

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2011 Oregon Brewers Festival

August 30, 2011

Festivals

With all the enthusiasm and appreciation my friends at NoDa Brewing express each time they talk about the craft beer scene around Oregon, I was understandably excited about heading out to the 24th Annual Oregon Brewers Festival. Not only were 80+ breweries taking part in this year’s festival, but Portland boasts of having the highest […]

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Our Brew Tank Family

August 24, 2011

Equipment

This week, we are placing all our brewing tanks in their final home on the brewery side of the building. With that, we thought we’d tell you a little about our tank family. First off we have our 15 barrel brewhouse with the accompanying fermenters (1-15 bbl & 2-30 bbl tanks), 30 bbl brite tank […]

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Busy week at the brewery

August 10, 2011

Our brewery

We’ve all been working hard at the brewery. This past week has been both hard and very rewarding. I’ve recently taken a step back and really thought about all that has come about in recent times… We were approved for our last and most difficult permit, the city building permit. After receiving this, on Todd’s birthday of all […]

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Anniversary Beers

July 30, 2011

Beer

Ever since I became aware of the craft beer scene, one “style” or “category” of beer that always intrigued me, and was highly anticipated by the craft beer community, have always been anniversary beers. No matter what the style or direction the brewery was expressing, every brewery’s anniversary ale is something special. Recently I attended a […]

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Living in Beer City, USA

July 7, 2011

NoDa on the go

When I was considering my decision to move to Asheville, NC this summer, I sort of made a pros and cons list in my head. Con: it’s two hours away from Charlotte. Pro: it beat out Portland as Beer City, USA for the second year in a row (now third). I packed my bags and headed west. […]

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Beer & Music

June 23, 2011

Community

A couple weeks ago I was lucky enough to attend the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee. This was my fifth year there and I can already tell you I’ll be there again next year! Something really cool they started was the “Broo’ers Festival.”  It was a giant tent that held all kinds […]

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Future Tastings

June 21, 2011

Our brewery

This Saturday’s tasting at Mac’s on South Blvd., as well as other scheduled tastings, have been postponed until we receive our brewer’s notice (formal approval to open the brewery) from the Federal Trade Tax Bureau (TTB). The TTB is the agency that regulates the brewing industry as well as fire arms, tobacco and all other alcohol. When […]

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