brewery

BrickTree Brewing Co. set to open in Lincolnton


After the first two breweries in Lincoln County opened in Denver, a third, BrickTree Brewing Co., is taking root in Lincolnton.  The backstory  Four years ago, brewery co-founder John Brinsfield’s girlfriend suggested he open a brewery of his own after visiting a few in Asheville. After the trip, he asked his coworker, Fritz Steckler, an experienced homebrewer, to help him […]

Lake Norman Brewery opens in Denver


On Father’s Day weekend, hundreds of people flocked to Triangle Circle to get their first taste of the beer at Lake Norman Brewery as it officially opened.  The brewery is owned by Denver residents Dan Ackerman, the brewmaster behind the operation, and David Waggoner, who was responsible for overseeing construction at the site.  Ackerman, who has been brewing his own […]