Charlotte beer en Shutdown Hits Beer And Pizza (Among Other Things) In Charlotte Region <p>The partial shutdown of the federal government isn&rsquo;t just affecting government services in the Charlotte area.&nbsp; It&rsquo;s also affecting beer and pizza.</p><p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 20:42:26 +0000 Marshall Terry 37048 at Charlotte Taps Craft Beer <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Beer lists are getting longer these days as more people pass up big names like Budweiser, Miller, and Coors for something more distinctive: craft beer.&nbsp; Smaller breweries are turning out </span>hoppy<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> IPA’s, hefty ales, and dark stouts.&nbsp; North Carolina has developed a craft beer reputation with the Asheville area being the brewery center in the state.&nbsp; But Charlotte’s is making a name for itself, too.&nbsp;&nbsp; Six breweries have opened in the city since 2009.&nbsp; And the city council has just taken a step to encourage that growth.</span></p><p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 15:20:11 +0000 Marshall Terry 29691 at Charlotte Taps Craft Beer