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Charlotte region has plenty of options for craft beer lovers

A customer samples the beer selection at the Olde Mecklenburg Brewery.
A customer samples the beer selection at the Olde Mecklenburg Brewery.

In this area, you don’t have to go far to find good craft beer. Choices expand every year, and the Charlotte Chamber reports that the list will keep growing, with more breweries on the way. Here’s the chamber’s list of craft beverage manufacturers in the Charlotte region:

Ass Clown Brewing Company: 10620 Bailey Road, Suite E, Cornelius. 704-995-7767,

Barking Duck Brewing Company: Relocating in 2016. 4400 Morris Park Drive, Suite O/R, Mint Hill. 980-938-6300,

Bayne Brewing Co.: 19507 West Catawba Ave., Suite I, Cornelius. 704-897-6426,

Birdsong Brewing Company: 1016 North Davidson St., Charlotte. 704-332-1810,

Blue Blaze Brewing: 528 South Turner Ave., Charlotte.

Cabarrus Brewing: Gibson Mill, 325 McGill Ave., Concord. 704-490-4487,

D9 Brewing Co.: 11138-C Treynorth Drive, Cornelius. 704-457-9368,

Free Range Brewing: 2320 North Davidson St. Charlotte. 704-898-4247,

Full Spectrum Brewing: 2168 Carolina Place Drive, Suite 108, Fort Mill, S.C. 803-792-4556,

Ghostface Brewing: 427 E. Statesville Ave., Mooresville. 704-661-3834,

Heist Brewery: 2909 N. Davidson St., Suite 200, Charlotte. 704-375-8260,

High Branch Brewing: Gibson Mill, 325 McGill Ave., Concord. 704-706-3807.

Lake Norman Brewing Company: 159 Barley Park Lane, Unit B, Mooresville. 704-660-1182.

Legal Remedy Brewing Co.: 129 Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, S.C. 803-324-2337.

Legion Brewing: 1906 Commonwealth Ave., Charlotte. 844-467-5683,

Lenny Boy Brewing Company: 2224 Hawkins Street, Charlotte. (Moving to 3000 S. Tryon St.) 980-585-1728.

NoDa Brewing Company: 2229 N. Davidson St. (taproom temporarily closed in 2016) and 2921 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-451-1394,

Ole Dallas Brewery: 136 Durkee Lane, Dallas. 704-266-1472, Production only, taproom to open 2016.

Primal Brewing: 16432 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. 704-947-2920,

Red Clay Ciderworks: 245 Clanton Road, Charlotte. 980-498-0676,

Rivermen Brewing: 52 Ervin St., Belmont. 704-363-4698,

Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery: 401 N. Tryon St., Suite 100, Charlotte. 704-334-2739,

Salud Beer Shop: 3306-B N. Davidson St., Charlotte. 704-900-7767, Nano brewery and bottle shop.

Sugar Creek Brewing Co.: 215 Southside Drive, Charlotte. 704-521-3333,

Sycamore Brewing: 2161 Hawkins St., Charlotte. 704-910-3821,

The DreamChasers Brewery: 115 E. North Main St., Waxhaw. 704-507-7773,

The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery: 215 Southside Drive, Charlotte. 704-525-5644,

The Unknown Brewing Co.: 1327 South Mint St., Charlotte. 980-237-2628,

Thirsty Nomad Brewing: 4402 Stuart Andrew Blvd., Suite A, Charlotte. 704-940-0947,

Three Spirits Brewery: 5046 Old Pineville Road, Charlotte. 704.534.0161,

Triple C Brewing Co.: 2900 Griffith St., Charlotte. 704-372-3212,

Wooden Robot Brewing: 1440 South Tryon St., Suite 110, Charlotte. 980-819-7875,

Announced Breweries

Bold Missy Brewery: 610 Anderson St., Charlotte.

Divine Barrel: Charlotte.

Dukbone Brewing: Charlotte.

Forty Two Brewing: Charlotte.

GoodRoad CiderWorks: 117 Southside Drive, Charlotte.

Hatchet Head Brewing Co.: Mooresville.

Red Paw Brewing: Davidson.

Rusted Mill Artisan Ales: 815 S. Chester St., Gastonia. 704-995-0094,

Seaboard Taproom & Wine Bar: 213 N. Trade St., Matthews. 704-321-9202,

Southern Range Brewing: 151 South Stewart St., Monroe.

Thirty Three Brewing Co.: 1103 N. Main St., Mooresville.

Twenty-Six Acres Brewing Co.: 7285 West Winds Blvd., Concord.

York Chester Brewing Co.: Gastonia.


Doc Porter’s Craft Spirits: 232 Peterson Drive, Charlotte. 704-266-1399,

Dragon Moonshine Company: 516 E. 15th St. Suite 14B, Charlotte.

Great Wagon Road Distilling Company: 227 Southside Drive, Charlotte. 704-469-9330,

Muddy River Distillery: 1500 River Drive, Suite 100, Belmont. 336-516-4190,

Seven Jars Distillery: 6148 Brookshire Boulevard, Charlotte. Homebrew supply store. Distillery under construction. 704-919-0278,

Southern Artisan Spirits: P.O. Box 864, Kings Mountain. 704-297-0191,

Southern Grace Distillery: 625 Main Street Southwest, Concord.