Greater Raleigh Beer Month 2015 kicks off with a bang this Wed., Apr. 1, in celebration of N.C. Beer Month. Celebrate the first day at the 2nd annual Casks on Fools at Crank Arm Brewing. The party will feature 24 breweries (15 of which are Raleigh area breweries) with specialty casks. Check out the beer list and plan which one-of-a-kind brews you'll try on Wed.

Raleigh area breweries/beers

Aviator Brewing Company
Gingerbread Stout

Big Boss Brewing Company
Night Knight BIPA with cold-brewed coffee

Bombshell Beer Company
Dirty Secret Russian Imperial Stout

Carolina Brewing Company
Carolina IPA dry hopped with whole leaf Willamette from Dragonfly Farms and infused with fresh red grapefruit zest

Crank Arm Brewing
All Mountain mint chocolate milk stout with Oak City Coffee Roasters coffee

Draft Line Brewing Co.
Vienna Lager aged with ghost and chiplote peppers 

Fortnight Brewing Company
English IPA recipe from the 1800s

Gizmo Brew Works
Banana Nut Bread Beekeeper

Lonerider Brewing Company
Red Spur dry-hopped with Simcoe

Lynnwood Brewing Concern
Hop on Top IPA cask hopped with whole leaf Simcoe and Amarillo

Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing
Cherry Chocolate Old Town Brown

Raleigh Brewing Company
Old fashioned Old Ale with cherries and orange peel

Sub Noir Brewing Company
Rhymenocerous Brett saison on kiwi fruits

Trophy Brewing Company
Milky Way Salted Caramel Stout on cranberries

White Street Brewing Company
Ginger Sublime-Homptimist with lime zest and ginger

Breweries/beers outside of the Raleigh area

Haw River Farmhouse Ales
Newlin's Original Belgian Oatmeal Pale with fresh mango, blistered habanero and whole leaf Citra and Centennial hops

Mystery Brewing Company
Grace O'Malley Imperial Red Ale. International Women's Collaboration Brew Day beer made with Caroline (Lallemand yeast), Bombshell Brewing Company and Sub Noir Brewing Company

Wicked Weed Brewing
Tyranny red with Jaryllo hops and grapefruit peel

Foothills Brewing
Seeing Double IPA with blood orange, tangerine, mandarin orange and chirimoya fruits

Fullsteam Brewery
Fortunella IPA brewed with kumquats and New Zealand hops with Hat Trick gin spirals added to the cask

Triangle Brewing Company
Best Bitter with Kent Goldings hops

Fonta Flora Brewery
La Loblolly Red Saison with pine needles and cherry wood

Bull City Burger and Brewery
Bennett ESB

Deep River Brewing Company
BBA Imperial 4042 Stout

Beer list provided by Crank Arm Brewing.

Click here to see the full calendar of Greater Ralegh Beer Month events.