October has been designated NC Beer Month in North Carolina

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Gov. Roy Cooper has signed a proclamation officially designating October 2021 as NC Beer Month.  

Beginning with the state’s first brewery in 1986 (Weeping Radish in Grandy), NC’s independent craft beer industry has grown to over 300 breweriesover 60 of which are in the Asheville area alone. Known as “The State of Southern Beer,” NC ranks as one of the nation’s top 10 craft suds states + contributes more than $2.7 billion to its economy — supporting 18,000+ jobs. 

Ready to celebrate? As drinkers explore local breweries + honor this hoppy month they also have the opportunity to participate in the NC Beer Month Passport Sweepstakesand 2 lucky winners will be selected to win a rad prize.

To participate, download the Untappd smartphone app + tag each NC brewery you visit. Each visit will earn you a limited edition NC Beer Month Passport Badge (there are 4 total) and up to 3 chances to win. Click here for the official sweepstakes rules.

🏅Badge 1:  Welcome to NC Beer Month 2021

🏅Badge 2:  Your 5th check-in earns you 1 sweepstakes entry

🏅Badge 3:  Your 10th check-in earns you an additional sweepstakes entry

🏅Badge 4:  Your 15th check-in earns you a third sweepstakes entry

Let’s raise a glass to NC’s breweries — not only during October, but year-round.