Voracious and Rare Beer Festival

Event Ended: Friday October 25th, 2019

Beer Lovers, You Don’t Want to Miss This

You better believe we won’t be missing the Voracious and Rare Beer Festival happening on Friday, October 25th at the USS Battleship North Carolina. For all us beer lovers, it’s an event that you sure don’t want to miss. Hosted by our friends at Lighthouse Beer and Wine, the Voracious and Rare Beer Festival brings some of the best breweries together, with their most rare, hard-to-find beers, for all to taste and enjoy. And don’t forget about the Food! This year, the event brings five of the areas best local restaurants to the Battleship, each serving dishes that are intentionally created to pair well with the beer you’ll all be sipping on. Hops Supply Co. will be there of course!

Restaurants and Crafty Eats

Hops Supply Co

Hearty crostini-style hors d’oeuvres

Pimento cheese crostini with smoked bacon and roasted jalapenos, topped with pickled sweet onions

Herbed North Carolina Goat cheese crostini topped with heirloom tomato jam and locally grow micro greens

Oceanic Restaurant

Mojo Pork Sliders

Slow-cooked pork shoulder, mojo marinade, pickled red onions, pickles, grainy mustard aioli, Hawaiian bread

Bluewater Waterfront Grill

Mini Reubens Pretzel Sliders Shredded corned beef, swiss cheese, Bavarian slaw and Russian dressing on a mini pretzel bun.

Henry’s Restaurant and Bar

Caribbean Jerk pork Slider

Slow-cooked spice marinated pork, topped with a Granny smith apple and Jicama slaw, served on a toasted mini burger bun

Waldorf Chicken Salad Wrap

Grilled chicken, walnuts, grapes, gala apples and seasoned aioli in a flour tortilla

Carolina Ale House

Smoked Chicken Quesadilla

pico de gallo, melted cheddar-jack, spicy mayo, guacamole, and housemade chipotle ranch

Five-cheese spinach dip

Blend of five cheeses and spinach served with pita bread and corn tortilla chips

Benefiting the Carousel Center

Not only will you be drinking some amazing beers, and tasting some crafty food, but you’ll be doing something good for a local non-profit while you are at it!
Over the last 6 years, this beer festival has contributed to approximately $40K in donations per event to support the services offered through the Carousel Center and continues to grow. By purchasing your ticket, you’ll have a great time, and also contribute to this wonderful organization that helps children in time of need.

Purchase Tickets Here

The Carousel Center. Where the Healing Begins.

The Carousel Center’s Mission is to support healing, promote justice, and foster resilience in children victimized by physical or sexual abuse and to improve our community through education, prevention and advocacy. The Carousel Center’s Vision: Build resiliency in children to strengthen the community.

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