Archive for Tag Archives: ' Breweries'

North Carolina Beer, Wine & Moonshine

One good sip deserves another. By Hope S. Philbrick On a recent media tour in North Carolina, our bus stopped at four adults-oriented destinations: a brewery, a winery and two distilleries. Tasting samples proved all four [...]

Taste of Macon, Georgia

Flavor rocks in this middle Georgia city. By Hope S. Philbrick Whether you live in Macon, are visiting for a day or longer, or even just passing through on I-75—it would be a shame not to [...]

Quick Stop: Belmont, North Carolina

Make the most of a brief visit in the place “Where Southern Charm Blossoms” By Hope S. Philbrick We spent less than 24 hours in Belmont, North Carolina—eight of them asleep. And yet it was enough [...]

Official start to Oktoberfest

Seasonal cheer at the Munich Airport With a deft swing of a mallet, Julia Pfaff (pictured left), the “innkeeper” at Airbräu, the world’s only brewery-in-an-airport, cracked open the first barrel to mark the start of this [...]

Highland Brewing Company

Tour the roots of “Beer City USA.” By Hope S. Philbrick Asheville, North Carolina claims the title, “Beer City USA.” And a good argument can be made that it all started with Highland Brewing Company. Highland [...]

Taste Grapevine, Texas

Uncork the flavor. By Hope S. Philbrick What came first: the name of the city or its becoming the headquarters of the Texas wine industry? Doesn’t matter, since either way it’s a perfect pairing. Raise a [...]

The Big Texan

Amarillo’s iconic restaurant. The huge yellow venue serves up a touristy ambiance, a notorious eating challenge, generous portions, and jovial good times—plus an on-site brewery that earns serious cred. By Hope S. Philbrick If you need [...]

April is Beer Month in North Carolina

The state’s third annual beer month will take place April 2015. Presented by Visit North Carolina and the North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild, NC Beer Month showcases the state’s thriving beer scene, inspiring travelers to explore [...]

Eat & Burn: Hot Springs, Arkansas

Modern Americana in a historic city. By Hope S. Philbrick Our Eat & Burn series showcases destinations through their cuisine and inviting ways to burn off the calories. EAT… I stopped in Hot Springs, Arkansas, midway [...]

Insider’s Guide: Hamilton County, Indiana

Looking for adult fun in Hamilton County, Indiana? We’ve got the inside scoop! Ready your palates. When it comes to tasty venues that are exclusively “over 21,” Hamilton County, Indiana, happens to have several options. Kate Burkhardt, [...]

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