Date & Time:
Friday Oct 26, 2012
6 - 9 p.m.
Following up last years sold out event, this Harvest Brewed will be even bigger and better. Featuring craft, microbrews and home brews from North Carolina and beyond, guests will have the opportunity to try a wide range of beers ranging from pale ales to dark stouts, and everything in between. So, be sure to join the Garden for this special night of music, food and drink!
For tickets, click here or call 704-829-1252
The event will feature brewers such as Birdsong from Charlottes NoDa arts district, Hillboroughs Mystery Brewing, Greensboros Natty Greenes and a dozen more. Each brewer will offer samplings of up to four of their specialty draft beers. In addition, Gaston Countys Standard Distributors will supply some of the national and international brewers newest and best seasonal bottled offerings.
Gastonia resident Verne Deason, who has been brewing at home for more than six years, will be cranking out a batch of all-grain pale ale at the event. Its fun but long process that hell begin setting up for nearly three hours prior to the event. Although beer can be produced at home using pre-fabricated kits, this demonstration gives guests a chance to see the more intricate process of producing wort that will become beer.
In addition to beer samples, Belmonts Alternative Beverage, the regions premier home brewing supply company, will present a demonstration table that includes an aromatic sampling of hops and all the equipment needed to start your own brewing operation.
North Carolina Craft Beers and Breweries has been lauded as the essential resource for anyone wanting to explore that states beer scene. In it, Myers offers his insight on the offerings at 40 North Carolina breweries and more. It will be available for sale in The Garden Store and Myers will be available to discuss it and autograph copies.
Other event exhibitors include Kings Mountains Ladybug Farms and Bakery, which produces bread from gently used grains provided by Foothills Brewery in Winston-Salem. Her products will also be offered for sale.
Admission includes: beer samples, commemorative sampling glass and appetizers.
Members $25, Non-members $35