First Frost launch today!

Hi everyone! I’m in San Francisco for the Good Food Awards, where our First Frost winter persimmon ale is a finalist in the beer category. Wish us luck…winners are announced tomorrow! But today is a big day too. We launch First Frost in 750ml bottles and on tap when we open at 4pm. Emily will […]

What do you know? It’s Olde Timey Funday!

Every Sunday mid-afternoon, we bring you a little Southern-fried Sunday: beer from us! Barbecue from Olde North State BBQ, Chick-N-Que or Mama Jean’s! And bluegrass (mostly…sometimes we stray from the theme to bring in some blues, alt-country, or songwriters). TODAY: FOOD from 3 to 7 p.m. Olde North State BBQ is up again this week with their sandwiches, traditional ‘que, and more. […]

The Saturday Social: Wrapping it up

The Saturday Social: Wrapping it up

Hi, Durham! Do you recognize the image above? Almost exactly one year ago I started writing the weekly Saturday Social post, and this was my first feature image. Sean’s instructions were that the picture should involve more than two people doing some kind of social activity together. I think I got it fifty-percent right here. […]