Indulge: NC Beer Month 2017

Blowing Rock is well-known for laid back leisure and locally inspired, indulgence-worthy dining. A month-long celebration of NC beers just fits here. You’ll find North Carolina brews in town all year, but for NC Beer Month, our watering holes feature local brews with a special focus. Throughout April, local restaurants are highlighting NC Beers in delicious ways, from flights to pint nights.

Special Events:

  • Mondays in April: Mountaineer Mondays at Blowing Rock Ale House & Inn! All pints and flights of three are just $3. Small batch brews are made on-site at the downtown brewery, and tours of the brewery are available Saturdays, 1-5pm.
  • IMG_5001webThursdays in April: Guest breweries with tastings on Thursdays at Foggy Rock! Free tasting and conversation with local brewers, plus fun giveaways. 6-8pm.
    April 6- Blowing Rock Brewing, Blowing Rock, NC
    April 13- Booneshine Brewery, Boone, NC
    April 20- TBA
    April 27- TBA
  • 2014 185smFridays in April: Pint Nights with tastings  at Six Pence Pub! 5-7pm. 
    April 7
    – Appalachian Mountain Brewery, Boone, NC
    April 14– Booneshine Brewery, Boone, NC
    April 21– Blowing Rock Brewing, Blowing Rock, NC
    April 28– Highland Brewing, Asheville, NC
  • Saturday, April 15: Bikes, Brews, & BBQ Fest at Town Tavern Blowing Rock! SEVENTEEN guest breweries from around Western NC offering tastings with live music, BBQ plates, plus cookies from Appalachia Cookie Company. Door prizes and Harley Davidson bikes make the afternoon even better! Join in the fun from 12-5pm. Tickets are $25 and benefit Habitat for Humanity.
  • April 20-23: Savor Blowing Rock features the best in food and drink, and that includes NC Beer. Find NC beer samples at the Taste! event on Thursday, April 14, and at the Grand Tasting on Saturday, April 16.   Tickets available to these and many more culinary events on the official website.


  • Saturday, April 22: Chetola Resort hosts the Corkscrew & Brew 5k! Participants can choose to enjoy wine or beer tasting stations (featuring Appalachian Mountain Brewery of Boone) along the route. The circuit is on the grounds of Chetola, meandering up and around scenic hills adjacent to the Moses Cone Memorial Park on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The 5k is part of Savor Blowing Rock.


  • Thursday, April 20: As part of Savor Blowing Rock, the Blowing Rock Art & History Museum is hosting a Cheesemakers of WNC seminar, complete with a beer tasting with Blowing Rock Brewing. Great local tastes and food heritage, all for just $5!

Plus, enjoy Brew-inspired Dishes at Canyons all month long! Get the best view and the most delicious NC Beer specials at Canyons: how about a beer-braised pork sandwich with a blackberry-porter bbq sauce? Created with local brews, of course.  You’ll also find a wide selection of NC beers on tap. Be sure to ask about the specials when you drop in.

Join us in Blowing Rock for NC Beer Month, we look forward to toasting with you!