Busy Bee Cafe

We put the BEE in BEER


12/13 Mash and Lauter Holiday Bottle Share!

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We wanted to throw a party for our beer loving friends and what better way than with a bottle share? Hey, let’s throw in a white elephant gift exchange too!

We will provide appetizers, just bring along a bottle, of course, worthy of sharing and an optional $15 or under unwrapped gift for the white elephant!

We will also be taking new toy donations for the Helping Hand Mission!
Eventbrite - Holiday Bottle Share!


Do I have to bring a gift? NO

Do I have to bring a toy donation? NO

Do I have to bring a bottle? YES at least one bottle per guest worthy of sharing

Will I have a frickin’ blast? YES!!!!

12/13-12/24 12 Beers of Christmas Vintage Release!

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From December 13th up until Christmas Eve, we will be releasing a vintage beer each day from the Busy Bee Cellar each with very limited quantities! Every Morning, we will announce the beer of the day and make a small amount available to our loyal guests to purchase!
Check Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram daily to find out the day’s beer!

11/17 Prodigal Farm Vintage Beer Dinner

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Join us with Prodigal Farm in Rougemont NC as we celebrate thier fantastic goat cheeses and goat meat with 5 courses from Chef Nick Fay.
We will be pairing each course with vintage beer offerings from the Busy Bee Cellar!
Menu will be posted soon!
Prodigal Farm creates handcrafted farmstead cheeses, breads, produce and farm-crafted specialty items on thier 97-acre farm in rural Rougemont, North Carolina. The family farm is centered around thier pastured Animal Welfare Approved goat herd.

Eventbrite - Prodigal Farm Vintage Beer Dinner

10/31 Fantôme Fest

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Join us upstairs in Mash and Lauter this Halloween for Fantôme Fest!

Join us for 5 special beers from Fantôme:
Fantôme Saison
Forest Ghost
Dark Ghost
Artist #2
Paired with hors d’ouevres from Chef Nicholas Fay!
Tickets include 5 4oz pours and pairings for each.
Costumes optional!

Eventbrite - Fantôme Fest

10/23 Stone Brunch!

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We’re tapping some vintage beers from the cellar with this one!

’13, ’14, ’15 Imperial Stout, 12.12.12 Vertical Epic, and Wheaton Woot Stout!!

10/12 Champion Beer Dinner

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Join us as we welcome our friends from Champion with 5 courses from Executive Chef Nick Fay.

Course 1: 

Rye blini, cured NC trout, Crème Fraiche, smoked trout roe


Course 2:

Salt baked celeriac, apple two ways, Aleppo pepper


Course 3:

Lamb heart tartare, quail egg, cornichon, tarragon, merguez


Course 4:

Duck breast, golden beets, golden raisin, duck demi, mustard greens


Course 5: 

Black Forest cake


Eventbrite - Champion Beer Dinner

10/2 New Belgium Collaboration Beer Brunch!

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Join us as we tap some on The Lips of Faith Collaboration beers with some awesome breweries from the Busy Bee Cellar!!

Red Rock collaboration Paardebloem

Dieu de Ciel collaboration Heavenly Feijoa Tripel

Cigar City collaboration Belgian Ale with peppers

Vivant collaboration Biere de Garde with orange peel

9/22 Sour and Wood Aged Rarities from New Belgium!

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To celebrate the greatest week in Raleigh, we have dug deep in the cellar. We’re tapping some of our Sour and Wood aged rarities from our friends New Belgium Brewing as we celebrate Raleigh Beer Week in Mash and Lauter!

Draft List includes:
Eric’s Ale
La Folie
Le Terroir

Apple Felix!

5pm until we run out!

9/18 Wicked Weed Brunch!

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Join us for some very special Wicked Weed Beers for Brunch!!!





Barrel Aged Lunatic Blonde


Chef Nick Fay will have some awesome items to soak up all this delicious beer!