Now that he's penned The Audacity of Hops: The History of America's Craft Beer Revolution, author Tom Acitelli is hopping on tour to promote the new book and give cheers to craft brews. He comes to Charlotte for a signing that's appropriately being held at Olde Mecklenburg Brewery.
A former senior editor for The New York Observer
and founding editor of Curbed Boston
, Acitelli has also written for The New York Times
, New York Post
and All About Beer
. In Audacity of Hops, he analyzes the history of craft beer across the U.S., charting the industries growth, new trends in home brewing, and what's next in the ever expanding world of beer. Free admission. April 27, 5 p.m. Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, 215 Southside Drive. 704- 525-5644. www.oldemeckbrew.com