CONCORD, NC (April 9, 2019) – April brings a month-long celebration of North Carolina’s thriving craft beer culture and visitors can celebrate the occasion in Cabarrus County with self-guided tasting tour, Race to Taste.
To participate, stop by the Visitor Center (10099 Weddington Rd – Ste. 102, Concord, NC 28027) to pick up a free coaster set packed with details on the area’s craft beverage stops. Then, use the information inside to plan, navigate and share your visit.
With more than 300 across the state, North Carolina boasts the largest number of breweries and brew pubs in the American South. Cabarrus County is home to seven breweries with even more openings on tap, and all have their own special stories and scenery. From meeting the head brewer and discovering the local landmark behind a beer’s name, to taking part in taproom events, every glass holds an opportunity to learn more about the area’s history and character.
Get to know some of Cabarrus County’s craft beverage experts right now by pairing the free Visit Cabarrus app with the 2018-19 Cabarrus County Destination & Motorsports Guide. Just open the app, hover over the faces of each Taste Maker pictured on the front and inside cover and follow the prompts for exclusive videos.
Breweries in Cabarrus County:
Even more independent spots to sip craft beer in Cabarrus County include Lil’ Robert’s Place, The Basement Arcade Bar, Vortex Bottle Shop and more. Along with flavorful drink menus, these local watering holes offer a variety of special events. Be sure to visit each of them online and on Facebook to find the latest happenings.
About the Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau
As a destination marketing organization, the CCCVB is dedicated to promoting Cabarrus County as a visitor destination and enhancing the complete visitor experience. We also represent and support the interests of the local tourism industry and promote public awareness of the importance of tourism. In 2017, tourism generated $446.84 million in visitor spending, $106.14 million in payroll, $33.45 million in state and local taxes and 4,580 jobs. For more, visit CabCoCVB.com or find us at Facebook.com/VisitCabarrus and @VisitCabarrus on Twitter and Instagram.
Julie Hinson, TMP