Episode 061- Save the Hop Farm

 

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Our show sponsor this week is::  Alternative Beverage
Beer provided by Davidson Beverage Company
Food provided by Sabor Latin Street Grill
Cheers to our new  studio sponsors… Pork Clouds
Homebrewer spotlight brought to you by The Beer Growler

 

In the news:

  • Rick Benfield, Charlotte Oktoberfest Festival Director, tells us about the history of Charlotte Oktoberfest. Find out what you can look forward to on Saturday September 27, 2014. Tickets are on sale now!
  • Cheers Charlotte Pre-Oktoberfest Party at Salud Sept 20th- from 6-10pm.
  • Cheers Charlotte Oktoberfest Scavenger Hunt –  We’ll pick at random and announce on 9/20. To enter, post a selfie in front of a Cheers Charlotte sticker at one of our beer sponsors. Tag Cheers Charlotte, Charlotte Oktoberfest and the beer sponsor (Heist, Beer Growler and Alternative Beverage locations also count). Use hashtag #CheersCltOfest16. Use Twitter, Instagram or post on our Facebook page. One entry per photo- so go to each one of our beer sponsors for a better chance to win. Prize includes 2 Premier Early Entry tickets to the Charlotte Oktoberfest, dinner for 2 at Heist and more to be announced.

 

In studio:

Aaron Newton and Steve Propst are in studio to talk about the CABREW Organic Hop Project at the Elma C. Lomax Incubator Farm. Get hop growing tips and learn how you can be involved in one of 2 organic hop incubation projects in North Carolina. Save the hop farm!

Aaron Newton and Steve Propst are in studio to talk about the CABREW Organic Hop Project at the Elma C. Lomax Incubator Farm.

Aaron Newton and Steve Propst are in studio to talk about the CABREW Organic Hop Project at the Elma C. Lomax Incubator Farm.

BJCP Tasting:

This week’s beer sponsor is Davidson Beverage Co. Download your BJCP score sheet HERE and head over to DBC to grab a bottle of Green Man India Pale Ale (14A- English IPA)

 

Homebrewer Spotlight:

The Ricktator himself sticks around to drop some English IPA brewing know how on us.. Yes ladies and gentlemen.. Rick Benfield does brew…

 

Rick Benfield- 2014 Charlotte Oktoberfest Festival Director

Rick Benfield- 2014 Charlotte Oktoberfest Festival Director

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Back by popular demand: Daniel Hartis from Charlotte Beer has some beer trivia on this week’s Beer History Moment.

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Raise your glass high… Cheers, Charlotte!!

 

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