Exploring the culture, food, and traditions of North Carolina

Craft Beverages

A North Carolina Bloody Mary

A North Carolina Bloody Mary

If you’ve ever met me, you know I love a good Bloody Mary! And what’s better than a good Bloody Mary? One made with ingredients from right here in North Carolina! Awesome commercial fisherwoman Ana Shellem (stay tuned to our upcoming shellfish series with her […]

Highland Brewing Company’s Unique, Familial Routes are Still Changing the Asheville Drinking Scene

Highland Brewing Company’s Unique, Familial Routes are Still Changing the Asheville Drinking Scene

Highland Brewing Company has its own unique conceptualization of North Carolina culture and tradition, celebrating the mountainous landscape and preserving its beauty for future generations, all while brewing amazing beer. Nestled in the southeastern Appalachian Mountains in Asheville, NC, Highland started brewing in the basement […]

Black Mountain Ciderworks + Meadery – Leading the NC cider resurgence

Black Mountain Ciderworks + Meadery – Leading the NC cider resurgence

Nestled in the Smoky Mountains, in the small town of Black Mountain right outside Asheville, is a small cidery that is having a big impact on a growing culture of craft beverages. David and Jessica Bowman are part of the resurgence of cider in North […]