Hi-Wire opens new taproom in Durham

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Friday, November 16, 2018

Hi-Wire Brewing at Golden Belt will open its doors to the public at noon on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 800 Taylor St. in Durham.

Hi-Wire Brewing’s new 10,522-square-foot taproom features a large outdoor patio, 24 taps of Hi-Wire beer including one-offs, rare sour and wild ales, specialites not available anywhere else, guest wines and ciders on tap and numerous games for entertainment.

The taproom can accommodate nearly 400 visitors and will be open to the public from 3 p.m.-11 p.m. Monday-Thursday, from 2 p.m.-midnight on Friday, from noon-midnight on Saturday and from 1 p.m.-10 p.m. on Sunday.

Keeping with tradition, Hi-Wire Brewing will be throwing a Grand Opening circus-themed party from 3 p.m.-10 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1. The party will feature roving circus acts, a Rock-O-Plane spinning wheel, high striker and aerial artists. Funk band, Lotus Sun, will be providing the musical entertainment with two sets starting at 6:30 p.m.

Hi-Wire’s Grand Opening is free and open to the public and will highlight over 40 different Hi-Wire brews including flagships, specialties and sour and wild ales. Food will be available from some of Durham’s favorite food trucks.

Located in Asheville, Hi-Wire Brewing is known for producing approachable and balanced lagers and ales, most notably Hi-Wire Lager, Bed of Nails Brown and Hi-Pitch Mosaic IPA. It has two locations in Asheville: The 27,000-square-foot Big Top Production Facility & Taproom positioned half a mile from the Biltmore Estate and the South Slope Specialty Brewery & Taproom located in the South Slope area of downtown, which has a focus on wild and sour ales.

Hi-Wire was awarded the gold medal at the 2016 Great American Beer Festival in the German-Style Maerzen category for their Zirkusfest Oktoberfest Lager. Hi-Wire Brewing’s award-winning beers can be found on draft and in bottles across North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Ohio and Kentucky.

To learn more about the company, visit hiwirebrewing.com or follow it on social media at @hiwirebrewing.