Triangle Oktoberfest – This Weekend in Cary


Cary, NC — For the first time ever, Triangle Oktoberfest is coming to Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre this weekend, October 3-4, 2015. This family-friendly fundraiser will feature a live German band, a kids zone, tradition Bavarian food and fare, college football and authentic German beer.

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Neighborhood Bottle: Cary’s New Craft Beer Shop


Cary, NC — A couple of weeks ago, I visited Neighborhood Bottle – Cary’s latest addition to craft beer fun. The Neighborhood Bottle team have set up shop in the location that was formerly Mike’s Used Bookstore on Kildaire Farm Road, beside Trader Joe’s. Read more


Guide to Beer in Cary 2014


Cary, NC — Bring on the Beer! There are over 16 microbreweries right here in the Triangle with more in the works. Across Cary, we’ve scoped out 20 places to sample the suds for the 2014 Guide to Beer. Read more


Lazy Daze 2014: Experience the Beer Garden


Cary, NC — Sister Cities of Cary is bringing some new twists to their presence at Lazy Daze, including a free German music concert on the eve of the event, an expanded beer garden, and a Dim Sum tasting later that evening. Read more


Highcraft Beer Market Opens Soon in Cary


Matt Ganzert will open HighCraft Beer market the end of August 2014.

Cary, NC- If you’ve been asking yourself “Why doesn’t Cary have its own Craft Beer Store?” you aren’t alone. Read more

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St Patrick’s Day 2014 in Cary

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Cary, NC — In Irish pubs and bars all over the nation you can often find a countdown showing customers how much time (down to the second) there is until St Patrick’s Day. The time on those clocks in dwindling fast, Read more

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The Story of Fortnight Brewery


L –> R Mo Mercado and Stuart Arnold of Fortnight Brewing Co in Cary, NC

Cary, NC- Stuart Arnold and his partners are passionate about beer, specifically about making good beer, and they will be opening the first Cary brewery, Fortnight Brewing Company, very soon on SW Maynard Road in Cary if all goes according to plan. Read more

Short Drive from Cary: Beltline Brew Tours


Story by Matt Young. Photo by Dave Goldberg.

Cary, NC – A brilliant idea a long time coming, in my mind anyway. Beltline Brew Tours visits breweries across the Triangle in a private bus. I took the newest tour of the Triangle’s hippest food destination – Durham. Read more

400 Beers Compete in Local Homebrew Competition


Story by Jamie Buning. Photo by Steev Hise.

Triangle, NC – Saint Patrick’s Day is a well-liked holiday because it requires very little of us. We don as much green as possible and drink beer all night long. Sometimes, if one feels like a real go-getter, he will go to a parade.

My family’s tradition is to eat a hearty meal of corned beef, cabbage, Irish soda bread and green jello while listening to The Chieftains or some other Irish jam band. The drink of choice is always beer. On occasion, there will be a Guinness lying around; otherwise we drink some of my dad’s homebrew. Read more

St. Patrick’s Day: Irish Pubs in Cary


Cary, NC – When you come from New York City, you think that St. Patrick’s Day is a crazy celebration with public drunkenness and a parade through town that leaves the average worker vowing to stay inside for lunch on March 17. But here in Cary, the revelry is decidedly more civilized. Look for these local pubs to fix you up with some excellent grub, fine Irish entertainment and a pint or two. Read more