5 Must-Try Halloween Candy and Craft Beer Pairings

Halloween candy cornHalloween is just a few days away, which means that many homeowners in the Triangle area are busy stocking up on candy for the trick-or-treaters. But what should you do when November arrives and you’re left with half a bag of assorted chocolates and sugary treats?

You could always eat your leftover Halloween candy, share it with the neighbors or the office, or throw it away. Or, you could try pairing your candy with craft beer.

Pick Your Favorite North Carolina Brew

What better way to enjoy your leftover candy than with craft beer made right here in the Triangle area? Here at Linda Craft & Team, REALTORS®, we are always looking for a win-win. Consider pairing these local craft beers with your Halloween candy.

Hershey’s Chocolate & BlackMamba Oatmeal Stout

This stout from Aviator Brewing Company, which is located in Fuquay-Varina, has hints of chocolate that will pair nicely with pure Hershey’s chocolate.

a bowl of leftover candyTwix & Copperline Amber Ale

The malty flavor of this red ale from Carolina Brewery will complement the caramel and chocolate of the Twix. Carolina Brewery has two locations, Franklin Street in Chapel Hill and Lowes Drive in Pittsboro.

Reese’s Pieces & El Toro

There’s no better pairing than peanut butter, chocolate, and cream ale. Try Fullsteam‘s El Toro with Reese’s Cups or Reese’s Pieces. If you’re relocating to the Triangle and searching for neighborhoods, the historic Hope Valley community is just 5 miles from this brewery in Durham.

Smarties & Bière de Neuse

Neuse River Brewing Company in Raleigh has a Saison that complements the sour taste of the Smarties. This brewery is located inside the Beltline and is just minutes from Raleigh’s historic Flythe Hills and Hayes Barton neighborhoods.

Hot Tamales & Pumptrack

The spices in Crank Arm Brewing‘s seasonal pumpkin beer pair nicely with the cinnamon spices in Hot Tamales and Red Hots. Crank Arm Brewing is conveniently located on West Davie Street in Downtown Raleigh. If you want to live just steps from this brewery, unique shops, and top-rated restaurants, consider a home or condo in the Warehouse District.

Find Your New Home in the Triangle

In addition to local breweries, the Triangle area is home to Research Triangle Park, major shopping and dining destinations, and excellent local neighborhoods. For over 30 years, we have helped home buyers relocate and find a home in their price range and in their favorite location. If you are buying a home in the Triangle area, contact us today at 919-235-0007.

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