We’re so thrilled to sit down with Scott Worthington (head brewer) and Kurt Hogan (co-founder and owner) from Heist Brewing. We sat down at Heist’s new production facility and tap room, appropriately named, Heist Brewing and Barreled Arts. Take a listen and find out why you have to check out this great new addition to the Charlotte beer scene. We’re sure it will become one of your favorite go-to spots in the Queen City.
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Publish Date: 2/10/2019
The day all of Concord has been waiting for is finally here. It’s the grand opening of Southern Strain Brewing Company. We sit down with co-owners Ford Craven, Bart Roberts, and Jake Allen to talk about this exciting day. Be sure to stop by and congratulate them.
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Publish Date: 9/11/2019
We’re taking a sensory trip to Tennessee to try Uncle Nearest Whiskey. We had the great pleasure to sit down with Uncle Nearest National Brand Ambassador Richie Michaels. Hear about the rich history of this legendary master distiller and what makes this such a great spirit. Special thanks to Nicholas Glass from Republic National Distributing Company for giving us the ABC’s of the liquor industry in North Carolina.
Be sure to seek out Uncle Nearest Tennessee Whiskey at your neighborhood ABC store.
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Publish Date: 8/14/2019
As new breweries pop up across Charlotte, veteran breweries continue to keep up with the demand by expanding as well. The latest brewery to do this is Wooden Robot Brewery. We sat with co-founders Dan Wade and Josh Patton as we look back at the path that has landed us at their newest brewery in NoDa. Find out all there is to know about Wooden Robot’s The Chamber and be sure to stop by soon.
A cheers worthy thanks to Jeni Knighten, Ambassador for Beer and Burpees for stopping by and talking about their upcoming event happening September 21st, 2019
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Publish Date: 7/31/2019
We’re visiting Charlotte’s Catawba Brewing to talk with co-founder and CEO Billy Pyatt. We got the scoop on what to expect for this week’s big beer release and a bit of history of the brewery. Be sure to visit one of their four NC locations and help them celebrate the big two-oh. Cheers, Catawba!
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Publish Date: 7/16/2019
It’s the Cheers Charlotte Radio 4th Annual Pool Party!
We’re back at Jay’s pool for our traditional Independence Day celebration. We’re joined by a few of our closest friends to share cans, grilled meat, and relaxation. In this episode, you’ll hear both familiar and new voices to the show.
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Publish Date: 7/8/2019
Little different type of episode this week. A few months back Jay Weezie was invited to attend a panel of industry professionals to discuss the topic of Hazy IPAs. Chris Troepeano of Resident Culture, TJ Creighton of High Branch, Scott Worthington of Heist, Ben Dolphens of Divine Barrel and Jay Weezie discuss the style, brewing methods, and the longevity of the style.
They take questions from the crowd that attended the event. Hosted by Town Brewing and moderated by co-owner and brewer Brian Quinn.
Publish Date: 7/2/2019
Protagonist Brewery is Charlotte's newest brewery and they have a great location in the NoDa neighborhood. We sit down with Brewer Jeremy Claeys and Beer Purveyor Chris Westgard to get the low down on just what they are doing there. Protagonist isn't like your everyday brewery. Chris is an advanced cicerone and education of their guests takes first priority. Jeremy comes by way of Wicked Weed Brewing in Asheville to create some unique beer selections. As they build up their own beer selections you can find some of the best guests tap in the city there now.
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Publish Date: 6/25/2019
This week’s episode took the guy’s to the historic Duke Mansion. We got a chance to sit with owner and founder of Islander Ginger Beer, Georgia Dunn and her husband Bill Belk. We learned about the rich historical importance of Ginger Beer and the impact it had in the forming of our country. Be sure to grab a four pack of this great beer at your neighborhood Harris Teeter or ask for it at your favorite bottle shop.
It was a great treat to record live from The Duke Mansion. Special thanks to their Director of Development, Pat Martin for rolling out the red carpet for us. Listen as Pat walks us through the mansion’s history and beauty. Be sure to stop by and visit the property next time you’re in the Myers Park neighborhood.
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Publish Date: 6/11/2019