The Honeysuckle French Farmhouse Ale will be tapped at 6 p.m. June 7. The ale release is a complex, spicy honeysuckle saison. Along with the use of local wildflower honey, handpicked Honeysuckle flowers give this Belgian farmhouse ale the adventurous soul of the Great Smoky Mountains. A bottle swap/beer geek party kicks off at 8 p.m. Participants are encouraged to bring home brew, rare bottled beers and your favorite local craft brews to share. Liz and AJ Nance will be playing at 8 p.m. A limited bottle release of the Trail Magic Ale will begin on June 8, with The Freight Hoppers performing at 8 p.m.
828.488.2337 or www.nantahalabrewing.com.
The essence of food, craft beer in Bryson
The P.A.W.S. “Sampling of the City” will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday, June 15, at the Nantahala Brewing Company in Bryson City.
The fundraiser showcases all of the restaurants found in Bryson City as well as the craft beers at Nantahala Brewing. Proceeds go to P.A.W.S. (Placing Animals Within Society), a no-kill shelter in Bryson City.
Entry is $10 per person.