Restaurant & Brewery Pairings

Aubriana's & Haw River

Javatella is a stout brewed with organic chocolate, hazelnut, vanilla bean, and finished with Indonesia Java Kayumas coffee paired with beer-braised pork shoulder sliders on a brioche bun with house made apple coleslaw and house made pickles .

Beer Barrio & Flytrap

A dry-hopped Belgian blonde ale paired with seared yellow fin tuna marinated in ginger and lime. Served with guacamole, chili oil, and cilantro lime sauce.

Bill's Front Porch

The Schwarzbier is a German lager that has notes of roasted smokiness, with a slight nutty finish. It is fu llbodied while still light, crisp and clean. It pours black-brown color with a creamy tan head. This black beer is paired with smoked pork belly, superfood mustard slaw, and purple onion marmalade on house-made beer grain pretzel rolls.

Front Street brewery

The Dort City Pale Lager is an IPA brewed as lager that has a clean crispness , smooth maltiness and bright aroma of noble Hallertau hops. It is paired with the Alabama White Chicken Slider. This slider is slow-cooked pulled chicken, Alabama white sauce, peppered candied bacon, sliced pickle on a Challah slider bun.

Wrightsville Beach Brewery

The Airlie Amber Ale is a malty, medium bodied ale with a light bitterness from Noble German hops and hints of dried fruit on the finish. It is paired with a caramelized pork belly over savory bread pudding with a beer wort sauce.

Manna & Fullsteam

The Common Good, a sour amber with rich malty notes aged in bourbon barrels to add layors of oak and vanilla notes, is paired with smoked and braided pork cheek served over Anson Mills hominy with Salsa Verde and sweet potato relish.

Pinpoint & New Anthem

“Seersucker” Witbier with pink peppercorns paired with local seafood ceviche with crisp hominy, coconut and green algae- lemongrass vinaigrette.

“Garden Party AF” pear blossom/satsumas farmhouse ale w/ brett paired with crispy pear-smoked pork belly confit with jimmy red corn hoecake, jicama slaw and boiled peanut gremolata.

“The Illest”, macchiato porter paired with Lydia’s Brownie Bites w/ coffee granache.

Catch & Wilmington Brewing Company

A sour orange berliner weisse , a tart and crisp sour ale with blood orange sweetness, paired with White Fish Ceviche with fresh citrus, serrano, cilantro, red onion, ginger.

Cape Fear Seafood Co & Check Six Brewery

Aztec Eagle, a blonde ale inspired by the flavors of Mexico, is brewed with poblano peppers and cilantro. It is paired with Elote shrimp croquette using blackened shrimp, street corn croquette, chili-line crema, and candied pork belly. It is garnished with cilantro leaf and cotjia cheese.

Pilot House & Broomtail Craft Brewery

Unbridled Porter is a rich porter with cacao and coffee backbone followed by light smoke flavor from European beachwood smoked malt paired with beer-braised NC pulled-pork shoulder sliders marinated in the Unbridled porter for 24 hours with a bleu cheese slaw .

Acerbic Ecstasy is a hybrid English/ West Coast IPA with bready malt up front, complex hop aroma paired with a shrimp and scallop ceviche with corn chip.

The District & Waterline Brewing

A big Belgian tripel with notes of banana, bubble gum and clove with a mild sweetness from belgian candied sugar paired with duck confit on lotus root with Asian slaw.

Stevie mac & Ironclad Brewery

Zola chai tea brown ale is a light-bodied chai tea infused ale with lactose and spices such as nutmeg, and cardamom paired with chicken mango tikka masala with lentil crackers.

Aubriana's & Haw River
Platypus and Gnome & Natty Greene's

The Lexington Smoked IPA with peaches is breweed with smoked malt, and amarillo and Azacca hops paired with a Kefta Bite which is a Morrocan spiced meatball served on a ciabatta square with greek yogurt, house-made harissa pepper sauce, arugula, and balsamic-marinated onion and tomato.

Fork n Cork & Raleigh Brewing Co

The First Squeeze is an American style wheat ale brewed with oranges paired with deep fried duck wings in orange habanero and roasted peach barbecue sauces.

VIP Farmin' on Front & Mother Earth

Berliner Weiss is a mildly sour, tart, crisp ale with notes of passion and star fruit paired with Spring shrimp and grits which are creamy grits topped with spring vegetables, shrimp, and orange segments.

Ceviche's & Wicked Weed

Malice is a wild ale brewed with blood orange tamarind, lime zest and Ancho chilles paired with an oyster ceviche made with fresh squeezed lime juice, red onions, tomato, cucumber, cilantro, and oil. Served with a dash of house made hot sauce and shaved hazelnut.

SugarIsland Bakery & Third Rock

Continuum Coffee Porter is where an in-house slow-roasted cold-brewed coffee that meets a silky-smooth yet bold chocolate porter. It is paired with Sugar Islands signature gooey cinnamon rolls.

The Little Chef's & Southern Pines Brewing

Black Currant De Vigne Wild Saison is a barrel-aged saison with black currants. It is paired with a Szechuan braised pork cheek with Black Currant de Vigne-soy Reduction, jasmine rice and radish, Asian pear, and chili pickle .

Dram + Morsel & Bhramari Brewhouse

Carolina Common, an amber colored beer with notes of caramel and sweet grain with a crisp, dry finish, is paired with truffled mushroom tartare served on endives.

Boombalatti's

Boombalatti’s will be celebrating the marriage of hop and malt with three delicious ice creams:

Fermental’s Simcoe Hop Chocolate Chip

Malted Banana with Candied Pecans

Chocolate Toffee Pretzel Stout made with Flytrap’s Stout