THE OMNI GROVE PARK INN INVITES BEER LOVERS TO PUCKER UP TO 'NORTH CAROLINA SOUR SUNDAY' ON MAY 21, 2017

Celebrate Asheville's status as "Beer City USA" with exciting brews, live music, and tasty bites amid the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains

Asheville, N.C. (Apr. 27, 2017) - Beer connoisseurs and novices alike can enjoy some sun and suds at North Carolina Sour Sunday at The Omni Grove Park Inn. Taking place Sunday, May 21 from 3 - 6 p.m., the inaugural event will honor Asheville, N.C.'s standing as "Beer City USA" with live music, tasty bites from the hotel's culinary team and local farm producers, plus a quenching line up of sour beer from several in-state craft breweries. The celebration will take place amid sweeping views of the Blue Ridge Mountain at the Inn's Mountain View Terrace. Tickets are $50 per person. 

The sour-centric lineup of North Carolina breweries will include:

  • Burial Beer Co. in Asheville
  • Fullsteam Brewery in Durham
  • Hi-Wire Brewing in Asheville
  • Wicked Weed Brewing in Asheville
  • Mystery Brewing in Hillsborough
  • Mother Earth Brewing in Kinston
  • Asheville Brewing Company in Asheville
  • NoDa Brewing Company in Charlotte
  • Bhramari Brewing Company in Asheville
  • D9 Brewing Company in Cornelius
  • Appalachian Mountain Brewery in Boone
  • High Branch Brewing Co. in Concord
  • Olde Hickory Brewing in Hickory
  • Fair Game Winery in Pittsboro
To purchase tickets to North Carolina Sour Sunday, please contact 800.438.5800.

Sour beer lovers can upgrade their experience by reserving tickets for the Sour Beer Brunch at The Inn's EDISON Craft Ales & Kitchen, which directly precedes the North Carolina Sour Sunday. Part of The Omni Grove Park Inn's ongoing Beer Brunch Series, the brunch will take place from 12 - 3 p.m. and feature an exclusive menu created to pair with puckering, tart brews from Skyland Distributing Co. in Asheville. Sour beer flights and original beer cocktails will accompany a la carte menu items.

The Omni Grove Park Inn hosts a Beer Brunch one Sunday each month to highlight local breweries. Brewery representatives are available onsite to chat with guests and answer questions. Appalachian Mountain Brewing from Boone N.C. will be the featured brewery at the brunch on Sunday, June 11. To book a Beer Brunch at The Omni Grove Park Inn, make a reservation online or call Edison Craft Ales + Kitchen at (800) 438-5800. 

The Omni Grove Park Inn, with its understated elegance and southern hospitality, has been delighting guests with great entertainment, luxurious comforts and sweeping views of the Blue Ridge Mountains since 1913. Standard rates start at $249 per night. For more information about The Omni Grove Park Inn or to book a reservation, please contact (800) 438-5800 or visit www.omnihotels.com/hotels/asheville-grove-park.

About The Omni Grove Park Inn

Set in the Blue Ridge Mountains just minutes from downtown Asheville, N.C., The Omni Grove Park Inn provides a one-of-a-kind escape. The award-winning, 513-room resort originally opened in 1913, and showcases a wide range of Arts & Crafts furnishings from Stickley and Roycroft throughout guest areas, guestrooms and suites. The world-class Spa is an experience like no other, with 43,000 square feet of subterranean space and an array of unique treatments incorporating indigenous elements. The resort's historic 18-hole Donald Ross golf course is considered among the top golf experiences in North Carolina, and the Sports Complex includes indoor and outdoor tennis courts. The Inn also focuses on local ingredients and chef driven menus in their four signature restaurants, each offering panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Omni Grove Park Inn is well suited for meetings and events, with 25 meeting rooms and two ballrooms totaling 55,000 square feet, including the Skyline Room and Mountain View Terrace. To get additional information or book accommodations, visit omnihotels.com or call 1-800-The-Omni.

About Omni Hotels & Resorts

Omni Hotels & Resorts creates genuine, authentic guest experiences at 60 distinct luxury hotels and resorts in leading business gateways and leisure destinations across North America. With over 20 world-class golf courses and award-winning spa retreats, to dynamic business settings, each Omni showcases the local flavor of the destination while featuring four-diamond services, signature restaurants and unique wellness options. Known for its distinguished, personalized service, Omni leaves a lasting impression with every customer interaction, with a heightened level of recognition and rewards delivered through its Select Guest loyalty program and the company's "Power of One" associate empowerment program. The brand is frequently recognized by top consumer research organizations and travel publications and was ranked "Highest in Upper-Upscale Segment Guest Satisfaction" in the J.D. Power 2016 North American Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index StudySM. As a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), Omni's loyalty program is further expanded through the DISCOVERY® loyalty program offering members additional global benefits. Committed to reducing hunger, Omni is on a mission through its Say Goodnight to Hunger initiative to help provide more than 18.2 million meals each year for food banks to feed children, families and seniors in communities in which it operates. To get additional information or book accommodations, visit omnihotels.com or call 1-800-The-Omni.

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