Wilmington NC Beer

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

Local Brewery and Beer Traditions

Posted by admin on  December 21, 2015
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Category: Blog
In the craft-beer-lover’s world, there are two principles which tend to ring true. One, every season brings about a new batch of limited releases brewed with the weather in mind. For instance, every Black Friday, fans scramble to acquire even one bottle of Goose Island’s Bourbon County Stout. Meanwhile, each February, crowds engulf Russian River Brewery in Santa Rosa, California, for a glass of Pliny the Younger, a 10.25% ABV triple IPA. Locally, Wilmington’s breweries
This will be an ongoing series on local bottleshops.  Our aim is to see what makes them different and the  history  and backgrounds of the owners and managers. This series will be in collaboration with the Port City Brew Bus. Fermental Beer and Wine 7250 Market St. (910) 821-0362 www.fermental.net   In March 2013 when Fermental Beer and Wine opened its doors—the doors to a funky little 1940s bungalow, that is—in Ogden, some may have

History of Wilmington Beer- Good Hops Brewery

Posted by admin on  November 19, 2015
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Category: Blog
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 2012 Rich and Patricia Jones helped their son John Garcia, open Black Mountain’s Lookout