Beverages

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Bull City Ciderworks

Risk, passion and North Carolina apples; these three ingredients are essential to the success of Durham’s Bull City Ciderworks.
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New Flavor: How Hops are Growing in NC

Hop farms aren’t what we would call typical in NC, but they are beginning to take root. Plus, we share 6 beers featuring North Carolina grown hops.
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Malted Milkshake

It’s cool, creamy, and best slurped through a straw. You can’t go wrong with the Barnes’ take on a classic malted milkshake.
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The Charlotte Museum of History: Teas of the British Isles

The Charlotte Museum of History is sharing tea, snacks, and history lessons this summer and fall.
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The Story of Pepsi

You can find it in Frankfurt, but hoisting a cold bottle of the sweet, sugary, amber-hued creation feels far more refreshing — and authentic — in New Bern.
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Rum and Pepsi Float

North Carolinians have enjoyed Pepsi for over 100 years. This summer, try this delectable Pepsi cocktail that’s sure to tingle your tastebuds and beat the heat.
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Modern Moonshine

Today’s distillers represent the latest in a long and storied history of North Carolina whiskey makers. Using the same ingredients and recipes as their predecessors, modern moonshiners are still moonshiners at heart.
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Blue-Ribbon Beverage: NOFO’s Bloody Mary

NOFO’s award-winning Bloody Mary is a triumph for its customers, too.
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Apple Pie Moonshine

Use Midnight Moonshine for a drink that is as easy to make as it is to enjoy.
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Breweries

Photos: North Carolina Brewers Guild

There are more than 100 craft breweries in North Carolina. Travel east to west with us and toast to these places, the brewers, and the beer lovers who brought good beer to our great state.
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