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The 5 best brewery crawls in Charlotte, ranked

The Charlotte area now has more than 40 breweries. This is the official, definitive ranking of our best neighborhood brewery crawls. Let me first begin by...

A new brewery is opening soon in an old bank on Monroe Road

Could it get any more “Charlotte” than a brewery opening inside of a former bank branch? The brewery, which is located in the Echo Hills and...

Quick list of 8 breweries that’ll open in Charlotte in 2021

Charlotte has more than 30 breweries — and more continue to open despite a pandemic. Here’s a list of 8 breweries that plan to open this year, with a...

Burial’s expansion to Plaza Midwood is big for Charlotte beer lovers

Asheville’s Burial Beer Co., widely regarded as one of the top breweries in the country, is expanding to Charlotte and opening a taproom and bottle...

Protagonist Beer’s second location is now open with pizza slices bigger than your head

Protagonist Beer Co. started as a nano-brewery in NoDa. Now, it just opened its second location, a massive 21,000-square-foot space in Lower South End with...

Free Range Brewing’s new taproom to open this Friday in Camp North End, a first for the complex

A hub for Charlotte’s arts community, Camp North End is now a growing food and drink destination, too. In March, the 76-acre development just north of...

New brewery called Petty Thieves opens this weekend just north of Uptown

I can see the comments on social media now: Another brewery?! Yes, Petty Thieves Brewing Co. is another brewery opening in Charlotte. Here’s what makes...

A 60-tap self-serve beer and wine bar called Free Will Craft & Vine is now open in NoDa

The family behind Big Air Trampoline Park has quietly opened a self-pour beer and wine bar/lounge called Free Will Craft & Vine in NoDa next to Divine...

As Charlotte’s beer scene grows up, big success will come in going small

Charlotte’s beer scene continues to grow up. It’s been nearly a decade since Charlotte’s first craft brewery, Olde Mecklenburg Brewery,...

Wooden Robot Brewery expanding into NoDa with new taproom and rooftop beer garden

Wooden Robot Brewery announced Tuesday that it would expand into NoDa with its second location. The popular South End brewery has signed a lease for 5,700...

Not everything in Charlotte needs craft beer

A decade or so ago, being green was in vogue. Consumer brands piled on, touting their eco-friendliness and environmental responsibility to the point where it...

Town Brewing Co. targeting summer opening in booming FreeMoreWest

A new brewery is planning to open this summer right next to Rhino Market. Called Town Brewing Co., the spot aims to be a community gathering place amid all of...