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Women In Brewing

Posted by admin on  May 8, 2016

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Have you ever met the Mother of Beer? Likely not, since she’s actually a Sumerian goddess. The first evidence of beer production dates back thousands of years in ancient Mesopotamia, where ceramic vessels from 3400 B.C., still tacky with beer residue, were discovered by archaeologists in recent history. What’s more, a poem from 1800 B.C. harks a “Hymn to Ninkasi,” the Sumerian goddess of beer. The ode recounts the world’s first homebrew recipe, crafted by

Things to do in Wilmington when it Rains

Posted by admin on  April 28, 2016

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Category: Community
While relaxing oceanside or perusing Wilmington’s downtown shops are popular options for sunny summer days, the North Carolina coast still gets its fair share of downpours. An afternoon thunderstorm may seem like a damper on vacation, but the Port City offers a plethora of unique indoor activities aside from the typical TripAdvisor recommendations. From touring a rescue facility for local sea turtles to joining a free brewing demonstration, Wilmington offers fun days regardless of the

Port City Stout Bout

Posted by admin on  February 24, 2016

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Category: Blog
  Wilmington Ale Trail hosted a blind taste test of 16 different stouts and porters to crown local and international winners   http://wilmingtonaletrail.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Port-City-Stout-Bout.mp4   This winter, in the hopes of discovering the most delectable dark beers in town, Wilmington Ale Trail held a blind taste test of local and globally popular stouts and porters. Seven of Wilmington’s beer professionals gathered to try 16 different beers, pitting the brews against each other to discover the best
Many folks who enjoy craft beer have been loving Untappd for years—and if they haven’t heard of the brew-logging and rating app, they will soon. Over five years ago, two friends on opposite sides of the country met via Twitter to develop what they hope is “the best possible beer-based social platform available,” according to their website. With nearly 3,000,000 users worldwide, CEO Tim Mather and CTO Greg Avola manufactured a simple, user-friendly space for beer

History of Wilmington Beer- Flytrap Brewing

Posted by admin on  December 22, 2015

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This entry is part of a periodic series about the growing craft beer industry in Wilmington, N.C. The series is shared with our friends at the Port City Brew Bus. Check our blogs to stay updated on the series.  We’ll profile a different brewery in each addition. We begin by looking at the history of Wilmington’s craft beer industry.   In the heart of the eclectic Brooklyn Arts District, you’ll find Flytrap Brewing. Brooklyn was