Learn more about North Carolina’s original craft breweries at the below links. Cheers!
Raleigh is among the few capital cities in America to have been designed as such, and its location was determined not by topography or climate, but rather by distance from a popular tavern in what was then Johnston County.
Raleigh’s Isaac Hunter’s Tavern: http://www.ncmarkers.com/Markers.aspx?MarkerId=H-3
Munzler’s youngest son, Frederick, was also involved in the beer business, and he opened a beer garden on his father’s property in July 1878.
Charlotte’s Munzler Brewery: http://www.charlottemuseum.org/Charlotte240Article.asp?ID=44