Wilmington NC Beer

Behind Bars: CeCe Calvano

Posted by Joan Wilkerson Hoffmann on  January 30, 2019

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Photo Courtesy: John Calvano The Behind Bars series focuses on those that serve us our favorite libations at craft beer-focused breweries, bottle shops, bars, and restaurants. This week Cece Calvano from Cape Fear Wine & Beer joins us! AT: What is your favorite thing about bartending? CC: How dynamic it is! Every day is new and different and presents it’s own challenges. Every now and then I think about my old office job and my
Cheers to Makai Brewing in Ocean Isle on their one year anniversary! Some people mistakenly think that our Brunswick County beaches completely shut down in the summer and there’s nothing to do. Not the case if you’re a fan of craft beer. You can visit Check Six in Southport, Red Hare in Shallotte, or Makai Brewing in Ocean Isle who just so happens to have a birthday this weekend. Makai Brewing is throwing a big
  Waterline Brewing Company, fondly regarded as the brewery under the bridge, is now hosting a movie night on Thursdays. Local blues legend, Randy McQuay, is the host. “He calls the new series a ‘passion project’ meant to feed his soul and yours,” according to taproom manager Maria Speaks. It’s the building itself that brought McQuay to Waterline. He used to have a studio in the Art Factory, which shares a building with Waterline. “It’s
The Behind Bars series focuses on those that serve us our favorite libations at craft beer-focused breweries, bottle shops, bars, and restaurants. First up we’ve got Kyle Harshner, owner-operator of Bombers Beverage Company in Downtown Wilmington. AT: What are your favorite things about bartending? KH: Human interaction is very important and the bartender is the hub of social interaction. Helping someone discover a beer they’ve never had or a wine that really blows them away

New Year, New Beer

Posted by Joan Wilkerson Hoffmann on  January 1, 2019

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As we wind down and reflect about all the tasty local beers that we enjoyed in 2018, it’s hard not to get excited about all of the good things to come in 2019! Three breweries will be breaking ground on and opening up new facilities in the new year—Bill’s Brewing Company, New Anthem Beer Project, and Wilmington Brewing Company. Photo Courtesy Brian Lantz Photography Bill’s has a production facility opening up right behind Captain Bill’s