October 2023

Mikey B

Profile on Mikey B

Mikey Bourqaurdez, fondly known as Mikey B, brings over a decade of experience to his brewer role at Blackbird Brewery. His journey began with a part time job at Hardywood Park Craft Brewery in Richmond, VA while he was in college. He started on the bottling line and worked his way up to a full-time

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Lexi and Ian

A Little Hustle

Lexie Zielke (aka lexiconZZZ), is the first staff member to be featured in our series of staff-brewed beers. Her beer, a West Coast Pale Ale called “A Little Hustle” is an homage to the hustler in all of us and will be released during Thursday night’s “A Little Hustle Hip Hop Night.” Read on to

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Collab crew in front of equipment


As proud supporters of our friends at Proximity Brewing Company and Glori Cocktail Bar in Durham, we were thrilled to produce a collab for their widely acclaimed event, Blacktoberfest, held this Saturday, October 14th at Garland Hall in Durham. Both companies are newly opened, independent black owned businesses in Durham who share our passion for

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Blackbird Brewery Team

October Brew Bashes

Thank you to everyone who made last weekend’s Oktoberfest a smashing success! We are so immensely grateful to be a part of such a vibrant and welcoming community. Plus, you all really know how to celebrate! You’ll see some of our favorite images below but check out our Facebook page for even more! We’re keeping

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