Zillie’s Blog

Chris & Eduardo Together Again!

Together again! We’re excited to announce the date for our spring beer dinner. Zillie’s chef Chris Johnson will be collaborating with Eduardo Chavez of Eduardo’s Taco Truck for this five course chef’s tasting and beer dinner featuring brews from Lagunitas Brewing Company. Chris and Eduardo are longtime friends and worked together at The Back Porch […]

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Zillie’s Untappd in Ocracoke

Zillie’s has become the first and only verified venue on the Untappd beer app.  If you have never heard of Untappd, it is a beer app that acts like Facebook for beer geeks.  It connects people with their friends and lets them see the beers they have had and where. Untappd reached out to Zillie’s […]

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Zillie’s Travel’s: A tour of Heavy Seas Brewery

If you happen to make a wrong turn going to BWI airport in Baltimore, MD, you might find yourself in an industrial park that’s home to the Clipper City Brewery (AKA Heavy Seas).  It hard to miss it with a old school bus park out front with Heavy Seas all over it. As soon as […]

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A Beer Dinner is a Brewing

It’s time to start thinking dinner! Specifically a beer dinner. That’s what we’ve been doing at Zillie’s. We planning a collaborative beer pairing dinner with our own Christopher Johnson and Eduardo Chavez at The Berkley Manor, slated to be held in mid May. We’ll also be adding some of our home made goodies to Zillie’s […]

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Foothills Brewing Tap Party

Come join Zillie’s and the guys from Foothills Brewing (Winston-Salem, NC) on Wednesday, March 22; for the tapping of the limited release of Sexual Chocolate Imperial Stout aged in Bourbon Barrels. There will be other Foothills beers available in the bottle as well. So come on by for a pint and chat with the guys […]

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Bell’s Beer Tasting

We’re excited to have Mary from Bell’s Brewery join us here at Zillie’s on Wednesday, March 15th at 5pm to do a free beer tasting. She’ll be sampling four beers from the delicious Bell’s portfolio that will get you in the mood for an early spring. Zillie’s will also have a keg of Kal-Haven Sour […]

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Hard Water has a New Meaning

Spring is just a few short weeks away and we look forward to seeing all of our old friends as well as making new ones this year at Zillie’s. As we roll out our new website for the 2017 season we also have some great new beverages, pantry products and house made goodies to offer […]

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Hopler Blaufrankisch (2013)

Blaufrankisch (blaa-fronk-ish) is the second most popular wine produced in Austria.  Hopler Vineyards is located in the Brugundland region of Austria; which is an hour by train southeast of Vienna.  The dark ruby red color of Blaufrankisch comes with the aroma of strawberries and tobacco.   It is a dark fruited, peppery, firmly structured wine […]

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