Think of beers your favorite breweries, some you’ve never even heard of, because that’s what we’ll have. This is an event for the true beer aficionado, someone that loves to try new things. Get your tickets for October 27, 2023!
Searching for latest and greatest beer ?— this event is for you!
We host the most amazing, fantastic breweries pouring their most sought after beer (and new this year, we have a wine ticket, so your wine tasting aficionado friend can have a great time tasting 20 hand selected wines!). The Voracious Rare Beer & Wine Festival is a precursor to our large event Saturday, but it is also the ultimate beer date night experience. Tickets are extremely limited, so get yours in hand ASAP. We more than 40 breweries through a rigorous selection process to pour their favorite limited release beers. Included in the evening is tasty appetizers, these delightfully rare & voracious brews, (or wine) and live music! Tickets are available in the shop and online.
This year we’ll be again admiring the USS North Carolina from the banks of the Cape Fear River, enjoying the new beautiful Live Oak Pavilion at Riverfront Park in downtown Wilmington from 6-9pm. Leave your Sea-Bands and Dramamine at home!
Our aim to is to give those wanting a special beer experience the ultimate good time! The larger 21st annual Carousel Center Beer & Wine Festival on Saturday is a great event for those looking to try hundreds of new beers, but the Voracious & Rare Beer & Wine Festival is designed for those who already know what they like. In a more personal setting, you’ll be able to discuss and taste libations with the beer makers and wine representatives individually.
On the menu:
Bring your party pants and have a fantastic time! Still not quite believing us? This year’s beverage menu is here– and check out the menus from years past to see what we mean! And check out the local restaurant offerings below…
Crispy Brussels Sprouts served with Goat cheese, perfectly caramelized onions, finished with a sweet vermouth balsamic glaze made fresh from the Oceanic Restaurant // Hot Spinach Dip served with house made pita squares and chips straight from Carolina Ale House// Beer-Glazed Brat Bites fire grilled brats tossed in a delicious beer glaze served over sauerkraut from the Bluewater Waterfront Grill// Tasty Beer Cheese Soup made with hefeweizen beer, crisped bacon and finished with green onions right from Hops Supply Company