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Now buying persimmons (2014 harvest update)

Now buying persimmons (2014 harvest update)

NOTE: this 2013 post took some time to craft, and much of it holds true this year. Persimmons are already ripening, and we’re buying! $3 a pound for squishy, ripe goodness. Read below for the details! Thank you, Sean   Our 2013 Good Food Awards-winning winter ale, First Frost, relies on native¬†persimmons for its complex […]

Tuesday 10/15: IGOR draft release

Tuesday 10/15: IGOR draft release

We’re excited for the return of IGOR, our bourbon barrel-aged Imperial Stout! It’s our smooth, silky, intense take on the popular beer style. At 9%, there’s no doubt it’s a big beer. But we brewed IGOR last February, first aging it in stainless and then Maker’s Mark for an additional three months. So it’s had […]

THURSDAY: Heron’s first-ever beer dinner!

Our Week of Awesome continues with an amazing beer dinner this Thursday at Herons Restaurant in the Umstead Hotel. Is that enough to make you want to go? Me too. Call Herons at 919-447-4000 to guarantee your spot. Only a few seats remain. Need more info in order to make an informed decision? That’s my […]