July 2023

Announcing Our Partnership With Record Jogger Brewing Company

Sir Walter Running is excited to announce the creation of Record Jogger Brewing Company, in partnership with Wake Forest’s Blackbird Brewery. Sir Walter Running is a Raleigh-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that hosts the Sir Walter Miler, Raleigh Half Marathon, Pop Up Miles, Raleigh RunDown Downhill Mile, and the Summer of Miles podcast. Blackbird Brewery is […]

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Christmas in July

The Boys and Girls Club of Wake Forest is celebrating 50 years and we are hosting a Christmas in July event to help them celebrate! Join us Saturday, July 29th from 12:00-6:00 PM for a jam-packed afternoon including Christmas beer releases, face painting, the Adam Lee Decker Band sponsored by our friends at Romeo’s Pizza,

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Let's Talk About Beer

Let’s Talk About Beer!

Anyone who has enjoyed the pleasure of a conversation with our brewmaster, Ian VanGundy, knows he likes to talk about beer. In fact, he likes to talk about beer so much that we’ve decided to dedicate a series of in-person educational talks about beer. We are still hammering out the details and will release the

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Harmony and Ian

Blackbird Wins Big!!!

The U.S. Open Beer Championship judges more beer styles than any other competition in the world. Breweries from Maui to Miami sent more than 9,000 beers (3,107 entries) representing over 160 different styles to the 2023 U.S. Open Beer Championship. Ian is no stranger to winning medals, having won a total of nineteen U.S. Open

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Independence Day Celebration

Community Vibes

At Blackbird Brewery, our mission is to bring the Bavarian Bräuhaus culture to the town of Wake Forest. We think of our beer garden and taproom as a community gathering place where the whole family is welcome. For out of town visitors or taproom regulars, we strive to be a place you can call home,

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