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Jonathan Surratt

Jonathan Surratt has written 43 posts for beerinator.com

NC Brewers Get International Recognition

Four North Carolina Brewers bring home awards from the 2010 World Beer Cup. Outer Banks Brewing Station, Olde Hickory Brewery, Foothills Brewing and The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery Inc. all won medals!

Inaugural Charlotte Craft Beer Week

The Inaugural Charlotte Craft Beer Week is scheduled for March 18th through March 28th. That’s eleven days of glorious craft beer in the Queen City!

North Carolina brings home some medals!

Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery (Farmville, NC) and Foothills Brewing (Winston-Salem, NC) brought home some shiny new medals to hang on the wall at the recent Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado.

NC is Beer Country!

The CNN.com travel section is trying to send outsiders into North Carolina to drink beer. You might want to stock your beer fridges now!

Asheville’s “Beer City Bash”

Asheville is having a party to celebrate the accomplishment of being co-named Beer City, USA in a poll arranged by Charlie Papazian. This article contains a press release about the Bash, being held in at “The Orange Peel” in Asheville on Friday, June 26th. Congrats Asheville! and Congrats to NC for having such an awesome Beer City!

Know Your Brewery Maps

KnowYourBrewer.com has created an all encompassing (until the next one opens!) brewery map for North Carolina that you can check out on their site. 38 Breweries and Brewpubs on the maps are something that NC should definitely be proud of! Go NC Beer!

Ashevegas Loves Sam

Dogfish Head Craft Brewed Ales sent their founder and President, Sam Calagione, to spend a few days drinking in one of North Carolina’s beeriest cities. A few area beer blogs have captured what happened over the weekend in words and pictures.

Buy a Beer Store, Live on the Beach

Want to live on the North Carolina Outer Banks and own your own beer and wine store? There is one for sale on craigslist.com right now for what could be considered a pretty reasonable price. Always wanted to sell craft beer with flip flops on year round? This might be your only chance!

New Stuff is Better than Old Stuff

We’ve done a bit of a relaunch of beerinator.com. The last version was really dated and wasn’t really being updated anymore. Our goal here is to make a more user friendly site that has the ability to be updated by active users as well as being more of a portal for other NC Beer sites. We’re also looking for active advocates of NC beer that might be willing to lend a hand with site updates and maintenance.

Beer Y’all

“In July 2008, seven friends assembled from across North Carolina to tour 27 microbreweries and brewpubs from the mountains to the coast in a seatless cargo van. Beer Y’all follows their nine days of hanging out with brewers, partying at rock shows, and drinking many, many beers as they celebrate friendship, music, and a Southern microbrewing explosion.”