Brewery/Distillery opens in Bethabara

, 1756 : The earliest documented brewery in North Carolina. Construction was completed in December, 1756, amd Brother Henrich Feldhausen became the community's distiller and brewer. He remained the brewer/distiller until June 17, 1762. The brewery/distillery produced beer, brandy, and whiskey, and was a log building with a brick chimney.
Source: The archivist at Historic Bethabara park

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