We are one of the finalists for Best Brewery Orange/Chatham County! Starting tonight you can vote for us and the many other wonderful local businesses and institutions that make our community what it is. As always, we wouldn’t be where we are without y’alls wonderful support these last 4 years, thank you.
Transferring this years Pretty Polly into stainless for blending. Excited for the 3rd iteration our red wine barrel aged mixed culture sour ale. #ncbeer #sourbeer
We’ll be OPEN today normal hours 12-12!
Monty is bringing you Southern Rock, Memphis Soul, Funk & Boogie in the taproom tonight and every second Friday of the month!
It’s been real D.C., 3 days of soaking up all the beer knowledge and inspiration one can handle. One last hurrah with some #ncbeer homies this evening then back to Carrboro. #cbc17
It has come to our attention that some Choco Freakness bottles have become unintentionally soured. If you had a sub par experience with a Choco Freakness 500ml bottle please seek a refund from the shop where you bought the beer. They may send you back to us in which case email Andrew@steelstringbrewery.com. If you bought a bottle from our taproom we’ll give you a refund just come in or if you aren’t local please email Andrew. We’re really sorry that it got out the door in this condition, but despite our best efforts we did not see an indication of infection (gravity or pH change) leading up to bottling. We’re going to change a few things, mostly sending off clean barreled beers to be tested at White Labs prior to bottling from here on out, and hopefully we can avoid this situation in the future. Thanks for understanding, and we hope this hasn’t negatively impacted your opinion of Steel String. And thanks to everyone who reached out to us and let us know about the issue, we really do appreciate it.
Cheers to all the folks who entered desserts in our annual Choco Freakness Bake-Off, it was otherworldly delicious. We still have some pecan, vanilla infused Choco Freakness available but it won’t last long. #ncbeer #dessert
Get excited for our Choco Freakness Bake Off tomorrow in the taproom starting at 2pm. We will tap a special keg inspired by last years winning dessert from @gradschoolfoodie – Choco Freakness with even more cocoa, vanilla and toasted pecans. Decadent to the max! Come enjoy some tasty desserts and vote for your favorites. #ncbeer #dessert #craftbeer #barrelagedstout
It’s getting stormy out there, but it’s comfortable and cozy in the taproom so if you venture out tonight stop in and say hello. #ncbeer #craftbeer
Congratulations! You’ve been nominated for the Best of Chapel Hill! Vote now through April 21, spread the word & remember to take all five surveys. http://bit.ly/BestofCH17
Join us from 2-4 pm on Saturday, May 20th for a guided tasting of 8 varieties of cheese paired with 4 Steel String beers. Each beer will be paired with 2 kinds of cheese, one that complements the flavors of the beer and one that contrasts.
Local cheesemonger and fromage evangelist Alison Cameron will lead the tasting and drop serious knowledge about the origins and specifications of each cheese. Expect a mix of cheeses sourced near and far.
Steel String’s Hoopla Czar, Eric Knight, will talk a bit about the beers being tasted. We will choose from a range of styles and flavor palates.
*Tickets for this tasting are required prior to the day of the event*
Each ticket is $30 and includes all 8 samples of cheese and 4 8oz beers along with bread and crackers. We only have space available for 30 people.
This week is out of control, jam packed, fast and furious.
Monday – National Championship Game UNC 🐑 vs Zaga 9pm #goheels free pizza at tipoff.
Tuesday – Trivia w/ Monty 9pm
Wednesday – Pizza Night w/ @napolifoodtruck $2 off your pie with the purchase of any pint.
Evening Eats Food Truck Rodeo – Celebrate the return of Wednesday @carrborofarmersmarket with a food truck rodeo on the commons. Beer and food trucks from 6pm to 8:30pm.
Thursday – 1/2 off bottles of wine.
Saturday – Choco Freakness Bake Off 2-4pm. Amateur bakers compete to make the best dessert pairing for our Choco Freakness Imperial Stout! Come overeat and be judgy with us.
Live Music 🎸- @andrewkasab 6-8pm.
Sunday – Live Music 🎼 -Guitartown Presents: Jess Klein 4-6pm.
Today we put bottles of Staccato Signals, our unoaked miso, ginger, yuzu, sour ale in the fridge so you can take them home with you. We are super excited to be releasing this beer, one of our favorite expressions of mixed culture fermentation yet. Grab a few along with another selection or two from our stocked fridge. #ncbeer #craftbeer #sourbeer #unoaked #umamebeer
Really Hard Beer Trivia is Sunday at 1pm! We are kicking off NC beer month with a test of your beer knowledge. Free to enter with sweet prizes, just show up. Top score wins a $25 gift certificate to Bond Brothers Beer Company, top 4 moves on to the finals at Beer Study Durham later in April. Top score each round wins a pint!
Come learn about Haw River Assembly tonight! 10% of sales will go to this great cause.
New tees and a fresh batch of Dad Fuel Pale Lager to get you feeling ship shape. #craftbeer #ncbeer
On this day two years ago we hosted the first Cardinal Directions Beer Festival. We crunched 13 NC breweries and 650 people into the back 1/2 of our parking lot, and we had a great time. Two years later we have added a few more breweries, food trucks and attendees but our goal remains the same – showcase the best that NC Beer has to offer in a relaxed environment with good friends. Hope you will join us for year 3 on Sunday May 21st on the Carrboro Town Commons. #ncbeer #cardinaldirectionsbeerfest 📷: @beerstudy
We have an absurd tap list to start the week including a special preview of Staccato Signals our miso, ginger and yuzu unoaked sour ale. We got all sorts of fun planned this week, check it out!
Monday • $1 off all pints
Tuesday • Trivia w/ Monty 9pm, 5 rounds and beer prizes.
Wednesday • Pizza 🍕 Night w/ @napolifoodtruck get $2 off your pie when you order a pint.
Sex Ed Trivia at 7pm!
Thursday • 1/2 off bottles of wine.
Irish Music Jam☘️🎻
Saturday • UNC v Oregon 🏀8:30pm final four baby! Free pizza while it lasts.
Sunday • Really Hard Beer Trivia 1-3pm, come show off your beer knowledge, winners go on to 2nd round at Beer Study Durham.
Live Music: Guitartown Presents – June Star 4-6pm
#ncbeer #ncbeermonth #craftbeer #pizza #finalfour #uncbball
(Pick Up The) Tempo our hoppy table Saison makes its way into bottles for the first time today. Truly a sign that spring has arrived and it’s time get movin’, shake off them cobwebs and cut a rug. Even on a Monday this zippy little beer makes us feel like dancing. #ncbeer #craftbeer #saison
Many tbank to the folks that accidentally filled my 64 oz enjoyment of Big Mon IPA. North Carolina may be cursed by a few too many right wing nut jobs, but there are fantastic outlets for preserved barley, including three breweries within a mile of my home. Life isgood in Carrboro.