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Explore Boone Area Breweries

A tour of the northern mountains of North Carolina reveals a collection of local craft brews inspired by the mountains themselves. Try them all. Cheers! 

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Blowing Rock Ale House
Blowing Rock Brews   

Blowing Rock Brewing and Ale House is located in historic downtown Blowing Rock, and offers cuisine that captures the same mountain artisan feel as our beer with which it pairs.  

Blowing Rock Market was named "The Nicest Gas Station in America" by Southern Living Magazine. Housed in a 1940's gas station building, the Market offers gourmet treats, Boar's Head deli, beers, cheese, chocolates, groceries, maps and travel books. 
 
     
Boone Brews   
Appalachian Mountain Brewery and tasting room is located at 163 Boone Creek Drive, bordering Boone Creek and Hodges Creek near the Boone Mall. The tasting room features plenty of outdoor seating, a 120-foot-long outdoor bar bordering Boone Creek and a covered, heated porch perfect for enjoying one of AMB's beers or ciders. 
Appalachian Mountain Brewery
 
Benchmark Provisions is a downtown purveyor of necessities and the delectable. Benchmark offers the conveniences of life including food, supplies, personal items, beer, wine, prepared food, and more. 
 
 
Booneshine Brewing Co. brews high quality beer and is equally focused on connecting with the people and tapping into the community that #makeBooneshine. The tasting room is located next door to the brewing facility, in a local favorite restaurant, Basil's Pasta & Deli.
    

Lost-Province-craft-beerLost Province Brewing Co. is a destination microbrewery and wood-fired gastropub located in historic downtown Boone. Lost Province brews authentic and innovative craft beer and serves Neapolitan wood-fired pizza and wood-fired local foods. Lost Province is committed to community, environment and employees, and strives above all to provide an experience of gracious hospitality for all guests. 
 

Peabody's Beer & Wine offers the High Country's largest and finest selection of wine and beer, wine accessories, cigars, fine cheese, luscious chocolates, gourmet foods, great service, event planning, cellar stocking and consultation, and more.

 

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Appalachian Mountain Brewery's mission is to sustainably brew quality beer in hopes to support and vitalize the community of the .. more

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The Blowing Rock Ale House Restaurant is located at the Blowing Rock Brewery in historic downtown Blowing Rock. The Ale House .. more

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Booneshine Brewing Company is a production microbrewery serving restaurants and bars in the High Country. Feel free to stop by .. more

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Find yourself at Lost Province Brewing Company, a brewpub located in downtown Boone behind the Mast General Store. We serve .. more

Continue your tour...

...north into Ashe County 

where West Jefferson brews are served up at Boondocks Brewing Co. at two locations: Boondocks Taproom & Restaurant and Boondocks Brew Haus.

...or, south into Avery County

where the brews are found in Banner Elk at Flat Top Brewing Co., and in Plumtree at Blind Squirrel Brewery. Beech Mountain brews are served up at Beech Mountain Brewing Co. (closed in April for a respite between ski season and mountain biking season) and at Mile High Tavern.

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SPECIAL EVENTS | NC BEER MONTH | APRIL 2017 

Beer 101: Belgian Beers II - 6 p.m., March 28, 2017 - Visit: Lost Province Brewing Co.

Taste your way through the science and craft of beer. One evening each month, learn about a specific style of beer and its regional history, technique and ingredients. Registration is $30 and includes samples of 8 different beers, select food pairings, and a complimentary and stylistic logoed beer glass.

5th Annual High Country Brewer's Experience - 1-6 p.m., Sat., April 1, 2017 - Visit: Boondocks Brewing Co.

Boondocks is holding this brew tasting event at two separate locations on S. Jefferson Avenue in West Jefferson: their Brew Haus and at their Taproom & Restaurant. The tasting is free to provide you an intimate setting where novice and "expert" NC Craft Beer lovers can spend time discussing the beers with the brewers who craft them. 

Beer Tasting - 5-7 p.m., every Tuesday - Visit: Peabody's Beer & Wine 

Peabody's will be pouring about 4 beers at the bar. It's fun, it's free, it's delicious, and a great way to try some great brews you may not have had before. Stop in on Tuesdays, year-found, for a free beer tasting.

Freakin' Firkin Friday - 5-7 p.m., Friday, April 7 and 21, 2017 - Visit: Lost Province Brewing Co. 

Celebrate the release of a specially-prepared cask (a firkin) of beer. Selected Fridays, throughout the year.

SAVOR Blowing Rock - April 20-23,2017 - Visit: Town of Blowing Rock 

A four-day celebration of wine, craft beer, fine cuisine and entertainment, featuring lectures, cooking classes, live bands, karaoke, a 5K, special dinners and multiple tastings.

Beer 101: Great NC Beers - 6 p.m., April 25, 2017 - Visit: Lost Province Brewing Co. 

Taste your way through the science and craft of beer. One evening each month, learn about a specific style of beer and its regional history, technique and ingredients. Registration is $30 and includes samples of 8 different beers, select food pairings, and a complimentary and stylistic logoed beer glass. 

NC Artisan Market & NC-centric Dishes with Farm-to-Flame Food Truck - 12-4 p.m., April 29, 2017 - Visit: Appalachian Mountain Brewery and Cidery 

The backyard of the brewery will turn into a pop-up market featuring local North Carolina artisans. Celebrate craft beer - and the craftspeople - of the Boone area. Farm to Flame food truck will dish up some NC-centric plates with locally farm-sourced ingredients and suggested beer pairings.

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Young People's Global Film Series

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Jul 06

62nd Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

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Jul 07

First Friday Art Crawl

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Shop, mingle and meet local artists from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at downtown shops and galleries. Enjoy fresh art, lively… more
Jul 08

An Evening with Sutton Foster

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Two-time Tony Award-winning actyress, singer and dancer Sutton Foster makes her debut on the Schaefer Center stage for… more
Jul 11

Young People's Global Film Series

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Jul 15

Jennifer Nettles

7/15/17
Grammy Award-winning Country superstar Jennifer Nettles has become one of the most admired singer-songwriters in music… more
Jul 21

MOMIX: "Opus Cactus"

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Chris Botti

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For more than two decades, multi Grammy award-winning master trumpeter and composer Chris Botti has amassed a variety… more
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Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers

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Bruce Hornsby will perform with his longtime band, the Noisemakers, and tap into many of the genres that have… more
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815 W. King Street, Suite 10
Boone, NC 28607
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