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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 new brewery is under construction in an old bank on Monroe Road

A new brewery is under construction in a former BB&T Bank branch on Monroe Road because, hello, we live in Charlotte. Of course this is happening. The...

Protagonist Beer’s second location to open in October near OMB with a pizza concept

Protagonist Beer Co.’s nano-brewery in NoDa has been open a little more than a year, and already the team is planning location two and three. This fall,...

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...

213 mugs available for Sycamore Brewing’s “Mug Club Mondays” — Here’s how it works

How do Sycamore Brewing’s “Mug Club Mondays” work? You purchase a $25 ceramic 24-ounce mug, and every Monday, you get full mug pours at pint...

SouthPark to get its first brewery as Legion Brewing expands

Charlotte’s beer scene is taking a major leap forward: SouthPark will be getting its first brewery. Legion Brewing announced Tuesday that it has signed a...

Charlotte’s developing local beer scene pushed Dogfish Head to up its game — and sales followed

In fast-growing cities like Charlotte across the country, the beer aisle is getting crowded. Local breweries are producing high-quality beer and have made...

A few things I learned asking, “Can I have the most expensive beer” at 3 local bottle shops

One of the things I love most about Charlotte is that most local beers are fairly inexpensive. That being said, there are some funky beers in town that can be...