Celebrate NC Beer Month Getaway #ncbeer

And we have lift-off. Better yet, the ship has landed. We are finally here. Welcome to NC Beer Month.

Visit Winston-Salem and Lowes Foods are partnering to promote craft beer in Winston-Salem. We know you want to come to town to experience all that Winston-Salem has to offer you craft beer lovers and aficionados, so HERE IS YOUR CHANCE: 
Enter to Win the "Celebrate NC Beer Month Getaway"
Register now for your chance to win a two-night getaway to the birthplace
of NC's craft beer scene, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. You and a guest could enjoy:
If you don't enter, you can't win, so ENTER NOW

In addition to giving away the fun getaway package, Nik Snacks is coming to a Lowes Foods near you! Below is a schedule of events at select Lowes Foods where I will be dishing out the best in craft beer-inspired recipes and perfect pairings. Want a sneak peek? Scroll to the bottom of the page for a beer-inspired recipe I'll be showcasing this month.

Over the past two years, Lowes Foods has rebranded and renovated many of its stores to include SausageWorks, Chicken Kitchen, Pick & Prep stations and Beer Dens. Many Lowes Foods that have a Community Table where food, people and fun meet. Made from reclaimed wood, every table was built to bring community together, and I hope to see you at one of the events below:

Lowes Foods of Apex
Wednesday, April 8 (4 - 6 p.m.)
5400 Apex Peakway
Olive Chapel
Apex, NC 27502

Lowes Foods of Cary
Sunday, April 12 (12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.)
930 High House Road
Preston Corners Shopping Center
Cary, NC 27513

Lowes Foods of Cary
Saturday, April 18 (11 a.m. – 1 p.m.)
930 High House Road
Preston Corners Shopping Center
Cary, NC 27513

Lowes Foods of Holly Springs
Sunday, April 19 (12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.)
112 Bass Lake Road
Holly Springs Crossing Shopping Center
Holly Springs, NC 27540

Lowes Foods of Cary
Wednesday, April 29 (4-6 p.m.)
6430 Tryon Road
Wellington Shopping Center
Cary, NC 27513

Lowes Foods of Cary
Saturday, April 25 (11 a.m. -1 p.m.)
6430 Tryon Road
Wellington Shopping Center
Cary, NC 27513

Don't forget to enter to win a chance for you and a guest to spend two nights in Winston-Salem enjoying our "Celebrate NC Beer Month Getaway!" CLICK HERE to for details and to enter.

Beer Biscuits

Beer Biscuits

Yield: 8-10
Author: Nikki Miller-Ka of Nik Snacks
Use your favorite beer to make these light, fluffy, flaky biscuits. The beer adds a little flavor and a lot of extra oomph to the leavening of the dough.


  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 5 tsp baking soda,
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 12 T butter, cut into small pieces and chilled
  • 1/2 cup sour cream or buttermilk
  • 2/3 cup beer


  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. In a processor add flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and sugar. Pulse to combine.
  3. Add the cold butter, process until well combined. Transfer to a large bowl.
  4. Add the buttermilk and beer.
  5. Mix with a fork until just combined.
  6. Transfer to a well-floured flat surface, pat into a rectangle. Use a rolling pin and gently roll into a large rectangle. Gently roll into about 1 1/2 inch thickness.
  7. Use a biscuit cutter and cut out 8-10 biscuits. Place in a baking pan that has been sprayed with cooking spray or lined with parchment paper
  8. (OPTIONAL: Brush biscuits with melted butter, sprinkle salt).
  9. Bake at 400 for 10 to 12 minutes or until the tops are golden brown.



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Please consult a healthcare professional or dietician about nutritional needs for your diet. I am a communications professional, not a physician.
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About the author

Nikki Miller-Ka

Nikki Miller-Ka

Ms. Miller-Ka is a classically trained chef with a BA in English from East Carolina University and a Culinary Arts Associate Degree from Le Cordon Bleu-Miami.

Formerly, she’s worked as a researcher, an editorial assistant, reporter and guest blogger for various publications and outlets in the Southeast. She has also worked as a catering chef, a pastry chef, a butcher, a baker, and a biscuit-maker. Presently, she is a food editor, freelance food writer, and a tour guide for Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours.

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  1. Sounds like fun! Totally entering the contest!

  2. What a nice getaway.giveaway and some fabulous sounding biscuits!

  3. Those biscuits sounds great! And fun getaway, too. :)

  4. I totally just entered! My hubby would love that! ooo and those Beer Biscuits!!! Gotta make those asap!

  5. What an amazing contest! I totally entered :) Plus those biscuits sound pretty tasty too!


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