Beer tasting at science museum

The N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences is hosting an evening of beer and science at 7 p.m. Aug. 21.

The beer tasting also will feature discussions about fermentation, flavors and the engineering of beer. This event sold out last year so get your tickets early.

The participating breweries include Aviator Brewing Co., Big Boss Brewing Co., BlackJack Brewing Co., Bombshell Beer Co., Brueprint Brewing Co., Carolina Brewing Co., Compass Rose Brewery, Crank Arm Brewing, Fortnight Brewing Co., Gizmo Brew Works, Lonerider Brewing Co., Lynnwood Brewing Concern, N.C. State University’s Sheppard Brewing Lab, Raleigh Brewing Co., Sub Noir Brewing Co., Trophy Brewing Co. and White Street Brewing Co.

Tickets cost $30 or $25 for members. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Museum.

Info: 919-707-9800,