Interactive Brew Sessions

co-3Come participate in a one of a kind brewing experience where you will gain expertise on producing quality craft beers. Our collective brewers will show you everything you need to know from milling the grain to adding the right hops so that you can head home with knowledge to create your own brew. Lets brew!

One Day Sessions

Our local sessions take place during the months of May-October every Sunday by reservation from 11:00 a. m. -9:00 p.m. here at the Toe River Lodge & Blind Squirrel Brewery. This package requires a minimum of 4 participating brewers. Additional guests may be added to the Dinner & Beer pairing segment that concludes your brew session.

Food:

Sunday Brunch upon arrival at 11:00am and dinner to be served at 7:00 p.m. The dinner will consists of pairings featuring our beers and various local and non-local foods crafted by our staff of talented chefs.

Beverages:

You will be treated to a full tasting of all beers we have on tap. After your tasting, feel free to enjoy your favorites during the remainder of the brew session. On top of that we will offer an exclusive tasting featuring experimental or unreleased varieties from our cellars.

$135 per brewer

*Payment is due at the time of booking and is 50% refundable up to ONE WEEK prior to your session. Give us a call @ 828-765-9696 to book

Please be aware that consumption of alcoholic beverage will not take place until your actual brew session begins at 12:00pm as per NC ABC regulations.

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Weekend Sessions

A weekend brewery session at the Blind Squirrel & Toe River Lodge gives you the best of all aspects of our intricate operation. Available May-October.
This brewery experience allows for an exciting weekend getaway while our brewers share valuable information for anyone wanting to understand more about the process of all grain brewing Each brewer may bring one guest that is invited to participate in all aspects of the experience. Minimum of 2 packages.

Friday:

Check into one of five bedrooms at our Bed & Breakfast where you can relax until you sit down to enjoy a casual dinner featuring a wide variety of locally produced foods.

Saturday:

Breakfast Saturday morning is served family style and includes southern classics such as shrimp & grits, biscuits and gravy, potato casserole, as well as a selection of fresh fruits, breakfast meats, and other staples of the most important meal of the day.

Lunch will be at 12:00pm at the cafe where you can order whatever you like from our menu.

At 1:00 your brew session will begin and will last approximately six hours. During the six hours you learn all the steps necessary to craft quality microbrews while eating light snacks and hor’deourves, and relaxing in between crafting the brew and checking the score on the big screen.
As your brew session draws to a close you can prepare yourself to enjoy a four-course gourmet meal featuring local ingredients as well as unique proteins sourced from independent farms across the US. All aspects of this experience will be planned during the reservation process.

Sunday:

Sunday is the sleep in day or you could take advantage of some Fishing, Hiking, Biking, or a full round of Disc Golf on our 20 hole course. Either way you should prepare for an outstanding Sunday Brunch experience at 10:30 am.

$700 / couple

*Payment is due at the time of booking and is 50% refundable up to TWO WEEKS prior to your session. Remember you must book 2 packages minimum. Give us a call at 828-765-9696 to book!

SHARE YOUR EXPERIENCE WITH YOUR FRIENDS!!

On the day of your brew session you will get a 25% discount on packaged beer.  If you wish, you will be able to purchase some of our brew of the same variety being brewed during your session in either a keg or bottles in order to share your experience with your friends!!