April 2014 is the second annual NC Beer Month, featuring the dozens of breweries across our state!
Here in Blowing Rock, there’s plenty to toast during NC Beer Month: indulgence-worthy dining, lively bars, singular shops and eclectic galleries.
Beer pairings, tasting flights and more add to the rewards of raising a pint.
Our featured event is the
Blowing Rock Walkabout on Saturday, April 26th.
Scroll to the bottom for details!
Where to find NC Beers in Blowing Rock:
Brews made right here in Blowing Rock at Blowing Rock Ale House Brewery*.
12 or more taps dedicated to NC Beers at Foggy Rock Eatery*.
5 or more NC Brews all month at Town Tavern, Six Pence Pub* and Canyons Restaurant.
Several NC Brews at Bistro Roca & Twigs & The New Public House.
*tasting flights available
Carolina Cases at Blowing Rock Market
These special cases feature an array of NC Beers, specially selected for variety and signature flavors!
Plus, enjoy special pricing on a different NC beer each day of the month. Only in April.
Special prices on NC Beers at Blowing Rock Produce & Provisions
during the entire month of April. 5% to 20% off!
Beer Challenge at Foggy Rock Eatery
Come in during the month of April and take the Beer Challenge!
Answer three beer-themed questions correctly and receive a free Foggy Rock pint glass and coozie!
Questions change daily.
Each Friday in April
NC Beer Nights at Twigs Restaurant
Live music 9pm-1am, and $3 NC Craft Beers all day. No cover!
Each Saturday in April
NC Beer Tastings at Six Pence Pub
Saturday, April 5: Howard Brewing of Lenoir
April 12th- Catawba Brewing of Asheville
Saturday, April 19th- Natty Greene's of Greensboro
Saturday, April 26th- Highland Brewing of Asheville
Sunday, April 6
Farm to Table Dinner with Appalachian Mountain Brewery at The New Public House
Meet the farmers 4-5pm. Dinner at 6pm.
Six Great Chefs, Six Fabulous Courses! The collaborative challenge will be to use ingredients harvested from
within a 100 mile radius, featuring food from New River Organic Growers' 70+ small, family-owned organic farms.
Beer pairings will be provided by Appalachian Mountain Brewery of Boone and
Fonta Flora Brewery, a NC farm-to-tap brewery.
Fundraiser. Tickets $100 per couple or $65 per person, available here.
Saturday, April 26
Blowing Rock Walkabout
with NC Brews
Free! 1 - 4pm.
This event will acquaint you with area breweries and local business owners in a festive,
community-driven atmosphere. All participating businesses are within a few blocks of each other,
so you can enjoy Blowing Rock's great downtown area.
While samples and entertainment are free, be sure to bring a little cash for fun merchandise, full-size brews, and delicious food plates.
How it works:
Grab a map from any of the businesses listed below and visit each location for free tastings and fun!
**Please have your ID handy at each property.**
-Local Brewery at Blowing Rock Inn- Stop by to meet Appalachian Mountain Brewery of Boone and
try their latest brews!
-Block Party Blow-out at North Main- Local breweries will join an assortment of businesses at the North end of Main Street. Located behind Footsloggers with live music! Beer tastings & food sampling by Blowing Rock Produce & Provisions. Special offers at Footsloggers, Rustic, and Cabin Fever, plus lodging specials at Mountainaire Inn.
-Low Country Shrimp Boil at Blowing Rock Market- Sample NC beers and try out some tasty bites, too.
-Open Brewery at Blowing Rock Ale House- Try out beer made right here in Blowing Rock,
and take a peek inside the brewery.
-Brew Samples at Six Pence Pub- Stop in to try the latest brews from Highland Brewing Co.
-Pig Pickin' Beer Tasting at Town Tavern- Appalachian Mountain Brewery, live music by Dr. Bacon,
and delicious BBQ plates available!
**Please have your ID handy for each location!**
Click here to see the Event Map!
-Great specials around town, noted here.
Walk back to your hotel room!
Click here to see proximity of hotels on a downtown map.