Name: Crank Arm Brewing
Location: Raleigh, NC
What you need to know: After making a good impression at their first SAVOR last year, Crank Arm is back for a second time. Crank Arm, which opened in downtown Raleigh in 2013, focuses on producing quality beer and supporting an active lifestyle through cycling. While Crank Arm produces a wide array of beer styles, their beers do have one thing in common – they are all unfiltered. Flagship beers (including last year’s offering at SAVOR, Rickshaw Rye and this year’s Whitewall Wheat) and rotating beers have won numerous state, regional and national awards.
Beer/Food Pairing #1: Valve Stem (Lager / 5.3% ABV) paired with Grilled Lamb with Peas, Mint, Feta and Pea Pesto
Notes/Thoughts: Valve Stem is Crank Arm’s classic take on a Vienna Lager, featuring noble hops that provide some earthy notes to a dry and refreshing beer. The clean, malty flavors should pair well with the lamb dish and give
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