Tag Archive | Beer

@ Heist Brewery ~ Charlotte NODA, NC

Loving Heist Brewery located at 2909 N Davidson St #200, Charlotte in NODA .  They have it all: A great menu, an awesome bar, and of course wonderfull craft beer.  Then when you think you’ve seen it all, they have a huge brewery taproom.  #WhatWhat

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Blowing Rock Brewing Co. ~ Blowing Rock, NC

Blowing Rock Brewery, Ale House and Inn
It was my first trip to Blowing Rock, North Carolina, but it was trip I won’t soon forget.

In point of fact I had no intention of visiting Blowing Rock on this trip.  I knew I would pass through this tiny hamlet on my way to Boone, NC for the fourth of July holiday, but I was going to reserve this spot for another time.  Most of what I knew about Blowing Rock was that it is a great spot to visit when you want to escape the mid-summer heat of Charlotte.  After testing this theory for myself I can confirm its authenticity.  The temperature in Blowing Rock was easily 20°F cooler when I passed through just a little over an hour after departing Charlotte; Note to self…must visit here again.

My goal for the weekend was not, however, an escape to a cooler climate, it was to tour around Boone, checkout the scenes, and partake in some of the local craft breweries scattered throughout.   Since there are only three breweries in Boone, I accomplished my intended plan in short order and decided there was time to venture into Blowing Rock which isn’t all that far down the road.  Besides it was on my way home and I knew I would need a pit stop along the way.

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Cornelius Drafthouse & Bottle Shop ~ Cornelius, NC

We Visited the Cornelius Draft house & Bottle Shop located at 19818 N Cove Rd, Cornelius, NC for their 1-year anniversary celebration and to try out their draft craft beer on tap.

Find them on Facebook at facebook.com/CorneliusDrafthouse

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The Bites at Rocky’s Pizza ~ Huntersville, NC

Had a chance to stop by Rocky’s located at 10310 Wilmington Street in Huntersville.  We were on our  way back from a nice hot day in Cornelius and had pizza on our minds.  I hadn’t heard of this particular pizza joint, but the mood was there so the short detour off the Highway 77 was a no brainer.

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