brews and bbq in north carolina

Two things that these two have in common are: 1. They go really well together. 2. They’re both really popular in North Carolina. In fact, that’s something that I learned on my recent weekend trip to Cary/Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina back in February. Ben and I flew down there to visit his brother and family. Prior to this trip, I had no idea just how many microbreweries there are over there. I also had no idea that barbecue was even a thing down there, with pulled pork being their most well-known dish. Since our time was limited, we only got to check out two breweries, and one BBQ place. But for a more extensive list, you can check out these sites:

North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild

These 10 BBQ Joints In North Carolina Will Leave Your Mouth Watering

Lonerider and Lucky 32 6
Some of the brews at Lonerider Brewing Company in Raleigh, NC
NCBC, Duke Gardens, Q Shack 1
Carolina Brewing Company in Holly Springs, NC
NCBC, Duke Gardens, Q Shack 44
Hush puppies, fried okra, ribs, brisket, pulled pork, mac and cheese, potato salad, and deviled eggs at the Original Q Shack in Durham, NC

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