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CAROLINA BEER AND BEVERAGE TOUR
110 Barley Park Ln. 704/799-2337, www.carolinabeer. com
HOURS: Mon.-Fri. 8:30 A.M.-5 P.M.; tours Thurs. 5-8 P.M. and Sat. noon-2 P.M. (must be 21+ to participate in tastings)
COST: $5 pp
This brewery is best known for its signature brews, Carolina Blonde and Carolina Lighthouse. Tours cover the basics of brewing and include up-close looks at the grain room and the taproom while guides explain the process that culminates in the manufacture of 60,000 barrels of beer per year. The tour is educational, to be sure, but it’s the post-tour tastings that keep visitors engaged until the end.
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