On The Town

Prizes and Parties for Union Craft Brewing

The Woodberry-based brewery is winning awards and collaborating on new events.

It’s been a big year
Union Craft Brewing. Not only did they announce their expansion and debut their
newest canned beer, Blackwing Lager, the brewery also took home a bronze medal
at the 2014 World Beer Cup in Denver last week, pictured.

 Balt Altbier, which
won the gold medal at the 2012 Great American Beer Fest, received recognition
in the German-style brown ale category.

If you haven’t tried
Balt Altbier, or if you’re looking for an excuse to try it again, it will be
available along with other Union Craft beers at the brewery’s Black Friday events,
beginning tomorrow, April 18.

Union Craft has teamed
up with local mobile food business Blacksauce Kitchen to bring three “Black Friday” nights to the
Woodberry brewery. Guests can enjoy a pay-as-you-go evening of beer (with a special firkin) and whole-hog BBQ.

The event will feature a live acoustic set from Jordan August and an art installation by taproom manager Chris Attenborough and Sean Naftel. Not all the art is staying at the brewery, though. One lucky guest
will leave with a vintage Winnebago RV customized by the artists, for the cost
of a $40 raffle ticket.

The second and third
Black Friday events will be held on May 16 and June 13.