April 2015 is Beer Month in Greater Raleigh and N.C., and the Raleigh area's breweries are drafting and serving flavorful and one-of-a-kind brews all month long...more

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The Raleigh area is a craft beer oasis, and this Apr. the destination celebrates Greater Raleigh Beer Month, in celebration of the 3rd annual North Carolina Beer Month. Beer Month is the buzz here in Apr., with a range of special events that will have you spending the day (or weekend) drinking in the excitement! Home to 18 breweries, each serving up flavorful and one-of-a-kind brews, our capital of craft beer cannot be ignored.

Bookmark visitRaleigh.com/beermonth to stay in-the-know about beer festivals, brewery tours, Beer Month hotel packages and deals and a calendar of events filled to the brim with brewtivities taking place nearly every day throughout the month. Plan your brewery stops throughout the area with the Greater Raleigh Beer Trail and taste your way through breweries.

From Greater Raleigh's backyard casks to global hops, Greater Raleigh has a festival or two where you can try it all. Sample beers from around the world at All About Beer's 9th annual World Beer Festival Raleigh (4/11). This year's event includes special mini festivals within the event, including an N.C. beer section. For another taste of N.C., Brewgaloo (4/25) showcases more than 60 craft breweries from across the state, including many Greater Raleigh breweries, area food trucks and bands on Fayetteville St. in downtown Raleigh.

Can't Miss: Kick off Beer Month with Casks on Fools (4/1) at Crank Arm Brewing where 23 N.C. breweries (including 14 Raleigh area breweries) will tap specialty casks. If a multicourse beer dinner fits your style, enjoy the best of the best at Beards and Beer Pop-up Dinner (4/4) as six James Beard-recognized chefs from across the state pair up with their favorite N.C. brewers to collaborate on a unique beer and dish inspired by James Beard, including Raleigh's own Ashley Christensen and Trophy Brewing Company. Attend the Nickelpoint/Manna Food Truck Beer Dinner (4/6), Zinda's Taste of Thai beer dinner with Bombshell Beer Company (4/8) and the Farm to Table Beer Dinner (4/9) with Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing at Gatehouse Tavern. Beer Month also includes fun competitions with the 2nd Annual Brewers Olympics (4/4) at Raleigh Brewing Company and the 3rd Annual White Street Brewers Guild Open (4/18) at White Street Brewing Company. Learn more

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