beer

Quick list of 10 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 10 breweries that plan to open this year, with...

Exclusive: Brewery and restaurant with skyline views opening next to Summit Seltzer

A new brewery called Midnight Mulligan will open this September in Wesley Heights. The big picture: The once-industrial strip of Thrift Road is now a booming...

Rocky Mount brewery acquires Unknown in South End

Unknown Brewing owner Brad Shell announced on Friday a “farewell tour” for his South End taproom. Within the next few months, Unknown will phase...

Concord brewery Southern Strain to open taproom in Plaza Midwood

Plaza Midwood’s brewery scene continues to grow with Concord-based Southern Strain Brewing’s expansion to Central Avenue. Why it matters: Expansion was...

Ohio’s Saucy Brew Works to expand in Charlotte with a huge brewpub and Airbnb

A 29,000-square-foot brewpub and a 7-room Airbnb will open in Dilworth in 2022. The big picture: The Cleveland-based Saucy Brew Works brewery and pizza...

The bank-turned-brewery Vaulted Oak is now open

The highly anticipated brewery Vaulted Oak officially opens today on Monroe Road. Why it matters: Founder Kiel Arrington and partner Chuck Kistler say their...

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...

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...