North Carolina Beer Month Events in Orange County

Mar. 31, 2014 @ 09:22 AM

Compiled by the Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitor Bureau.  Visit

April 1:  Kick off Beer Month by celebrating as Blueberry Day at Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery.  Top of the Hill's BlueRidge Blueberry Wheat was named best fruit beer in the World at the World Beer Championships in Chicago in 2010. Enjoy a day full of games and prizes in the restaurant, taste Blueberry Wheat, and of course, see the annual Blueberry Drop from the roof of Top of the Hill!  (919) 929-8676

April 4: Olde Hickory & April 18: Charlotte/Asheville tap takeover at Beer Study
106 N. Graham St., Chapel Hill. (919) 240-5423

April 10: The Carolina Inn’s Carolina Crossroad’s Executive Chef James Clark will prepare a delicious three-course meal paired with local craft brews by Aviator Beer Company. Reception begins at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Reservations required. $45 per person (adults 21 and up). Call (919) 918-2735. The event starts with hors d’oeuvres featuring Stout Beer Braised Short Rib/Pimento Cheese Biscuit, Country Ham and Pressed Melon/Blood Orange Vinaigrette, House Made Bread Cheese/Fig Gastrique, and Lager Poached Scallop/Fingerling Potato/Black Garlic.

April 22: Lantern Restaurant is celebrating. Visit the Visitor Burea’s site or Lantern’s for the latest news on Andrea Reusing’s plans.
More Beer Month Participants
Carolina Brewery - Two locations:  460 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, (919) 942-1800 and 120 Lowes Drive, Suite 100 in Pittsboro (919) 545-2330 – For what’s up during beer month visit There are ongoing free brewery tours are every Saturday starting at 2 p.m. at their Pittsboro Brewery location.
Mystery Brewing Company -- Taste the beers at the Public House, 230 S. Nash St., Hillsborough, (919) 245-1325.  The brewery is at 437 Dimmocks Mill Road, Suite 41, Hillsborough, 919-MYSTERY is by appointment only. For hours and events visit
Spanky’s Restaurant -- Check out up to the minute beers currently on draft at Spanky’s in Chapel Hill @spankysCHNC.  Visit for their specialty beers from North Carolina and around the U.S. 101 E. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill. (919) 967-2678.

Starpoint -- Local handcrafted beer. Visit and its Facebook page for the latest info.
Steel String Craft Brewery -- Monday and Wednesday are $1 off flagship beers Rubber Room Session Pale Ale and Big Mon IPA.  Tuesday is Trivia night and Saturday we have our Randall (infused beer).  Steel String does tours upon request Email for tour scheduling. 106 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro. Call 919.240.7215.
Tyler’s Restaurant & Taproom -- Tyler's will be offering a number of different beer specials during the month of April focusing in on those great NC breweries! We will also be pairing several food options with different breweries highlighting Foothills Brewery, Deep River Brewery, Sierra Nevada, Oskar Blues, Highland Brewery, and hopefully Wicked Weed. Food pairings will be offered throughout the month of April. 102 E. Main St., Carrboro. Call (919) 929-6881.  Visit for all their Triangle locations.