Anna Long


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Carolina Brewery expands distribution As of last month, many out-of-state Carolina Brewery fans can now buy the company’s beers in their hometowns. Chapel Hill’s Carolina Brewery has expanded distribution of its craft beers to Georgia, Nashville, Tenn., and Virginia Beach, Va., in hopes of becoming a more regional brewery, owner Robert Poitras said. The new out-of-state distribution deals follow the brewery’s successful expansion to South Carolina markets last March, particularly in Charleston, Poitras said. “Charleston has a lot of similarities to the Triangle in terms of its craft beer and food culture,” Poitras said.