• A guide to Charlotte-area breweries

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    Local breweries are booming across the Carolinas, particularly in the Queen City, proving that Charlotte is no slouch when it comes to concocting craft beers with an urban edge.

    While Olde Mecklenburg and NoDa Brewing have been in operation for a few years, a crop of new brewers like Wooden Robot and Sycamore Brewing have opened more recently. 

    Most locations have a tap room and offer tours on specific days.  Check individual websites for more information and to confirm hours. 

    Ass Clown Brewing
    10620 Bailey Road, Suite E & F
    Cornelius, N.C. 28031
    assclownbrewery.com

    Hours: 3 – 9 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday; 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Friday; noon – 9 p.m. Saturday

    Birdsong Brewing
    1016 N. Davidson Street
    Charlotte, N.C. 28206
    birdsongbrewing.com

    Hours: 4:30 – 10 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday; noon – 10 p.m. Saturday; noon – 8 p.m. Sunday

    Blue Blaze Brewing
    528 S. Turner Ave.
    Charlotte, N.C. 28208
    blueblazebrewing.com

    Hours:  4 – 9 p.m. Wednesday; 4 – 10 p.m. Thursday; 4 – 11 p.m. Friday; noon – 11 p.m. Saturday; noon – 7p.m. Sunday

    Cabarrus Brewing Co.
    329 McGill Avenue
    Concord, N.C. 28027
    cabarrusbrewing.com

    Hours: Check website for most up-to-date hours

    Cavendish Brewing Company
    207 N. Chester Street
    Gastonia, N.C. 28052
    cavendishbrewing.com
    Hours: 4 – 10 p.m. Thursday, Friday; noon – 10 p.m. Saturday, Sunday

    Dreamchaser’s Brewery
    115 E. North Main Street
    Waxhaw, N.C. 28173
    dreamchasersbrewery.com

    Hours: Check website for most up-to-date hours

    D9 Brewing Company
    11138-C Treynorth Drive
    Cornelius, N.C. 28031
    d9brewing.com

    Hours: 2 – 10 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday; noon – 10 p.m. Saturday; 1 – 5 p.m. Sunday

    Free Range Brewing
    2320 N. Davidson Street
    Charlotte, N.C. 28205
    freerangebrewing.com

    Hours: 5 – 11 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday; noon – 11 p.m. Friday, Saturday; noon – 9 p.m. Sunday

    Heist Brewery (includes full service restaurant)
    2909 N. Davidson Street, Suite 200
    Charlotte, N.C. 28205
    heistbrewery.com

    Hours: 11:30 a.m. – midnight Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday; 11:30 a.m. – 2 a.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday; 10 a.m. – midnight Sunday

    High Branch Brewing Co.
    325 McGill Avenue, Suite 148
    Concord, N.C. 28027
    highbranchbrewing.com

    Hours: 4 – 10 p.m. Friday; 2 – 10 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday through Thursday

    Lake Norman Brewing Company
    159 Barley Park Lane, Unit B
    Mooresville, N.C. 28115
    lakenormanbrewingcompany.com
    Hours: 4 – 9 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday; 2 – 10 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday through Tuesday 

    Legal Remedy Brewing Company
    129 Oakland Avenue
    Rock Hill, S.C. 29730
    legalremedybrewing.com

    Hours: 5 – 11 p.m. Tuesday; 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday; closed Monday

    Legion Brewing Company
    1906 Commonwealth Avenue
    Charlotte, N.C. 28205
    legionbrewing.com

    Hours: 2 – 11 p.m. weekdays; noon – 11 p.m. weekends

    Lenny Boy Brewery
    2224 Hawkins Street
    Charlotte, N.C. 28209
    discoverlennyboy.com

    Hours: 4 – 9 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday; 3 – 11 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Sunday  

    New Sarum Brewing
    109 N. Lee Street
    Salisbury, N.C., 28144
    newsarumbrewing.com

    Hours: 4 – 9 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday; noon – 9 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday

    Newgrass Brewing Company
    213 S. Lafayette Street
    Shelby, N.C. 28150
    newgrassbrewing.com

    Hours: 4 – 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 4 p.m. – midnight Friday; 11 a.m. – midnight Saturday; noon – 10 p.m. Sunday

    NoDa Brewing Company
    2921 North Tryon Street
    Charlotte, N.C. 28206
    nodabrewing.com

    Hours: 4 – 9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday; 4 – 10 p.m. Friday; noon –10 p.m. Saturday; 1 – 7 p.m. Sunday

    Olde Hickory Brewery (includes full service restaurant)
    222 Union Square
    Hickory, N.C., 28601
    oldehickorybrewery.com

    Hours: 11 a.m. – 2 a.m. Sunday through Saturday 

    Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
    4150 Yancey Road
    Charlotte, N.C. 28217
    oldemeckbrew.com

    Hours: noon – 9 p.m. Monday; noon – 10 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday; noon – 8 p.m. Sunday 

    Ole Dallas Brewery
    136 Durkee Lane
    Dallas, N.C. 28034
    oledallasbrewery.com

    Hours: 4 – 10 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday; 3 – 10 p.m. Friday; noon – 10 p.m. Saturday; 1 – 7 p.m. Sunday

    Primal Brewery
    16432 Old Statesville Road
    Huntersville, N.C. 28078

    Hours: Check Facebook page for most up-to-date hours

    Rivermen Brewing Company
    1500 River Drive
    Belmont, N.C. 28012
    rivermenbrewingcompany.com

    Hours: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Friday, Saturday; 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday

    Southern Range Brewing Co. 
    151 S. Stewart Street
    Monroe, N.C. 28110
    southernrangebrewing.com

    Hours: 4 – 9 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday; 4 – 11 p.m. Friday; 3 – 11 p.m. Saturday; 1 – 7 p.m. Sunday

    Sugar Creek Brewing
    215 Southside Drive
    Charlotte, N.C. 28217
    sugarcreekbrewing.com

    Hours: 4 – 9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday; 4 – 10 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Saturday; noon – 8 p.m. Sunday

    Sycamore Brewing
    2161 Hawkins Street
    Charlotte, N.C. 28203
    sycamorebrew.com

    Hours: 4 – 9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday; 4 – 10 p.m. Friday; noon – 10 p.m. Saturday;  noon – 7 p.m. Sunday

    Thirsty Nomad Brewing
    4402 Stuart Andrew Blvd., Suite A
    Charlotte, N.C. 28217
    thirstynomadbrewing.com

    Hours: 4 – 9 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday; 3 – 10 p.m. Friday; 1 – 10 p.m. Saturday; 1 – 6 p.m. Sunday

    Triple C Brewing
    2900 Griffith Street
    Charlotte, N.C. 28203
    triplecbrewing.com

    Hours: 4 – 9 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday; 4 – 10 p.m. Thursday, Friday; noon – 10 p.m. Saturday; noon – 8 p.m. Sunday

    Twenty-Six Acres Brewing 
    7285 West Winds Blvd., NW
    Concord, N.C. 28027
    26acres.com

    Hours: 4 – 10 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday; 2 – 10 p.m. Friday; noon – 10 p.m. Saturday; noon – 7 p.m. Sunday 

    Unknown Brewing
    1327 S. Mint Street
    Charlotte, N.C. 28203
    unknownbrewing.com

    Hours: 4 – 10 p.m. Thursday, Friday; noon – 8 p.m. Saturday, Sunday

    Whiskey Mill
    201 W. Pennsylvania Avenue
    Bessemer City, N.C. 28016
    whiskeymill.com/brewery

    Hours: Check website for most up-to-date hours

    Wooden Robot Brewery
    1440 S. Tryon Street, Suite 110
    Charlotte, N.C. 28203
    woodenrobotbrewery.com

    Hours: 4 – 10 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday; 3 p.m. – 12 a.m. Friday; noon – 12 a.m. Saturday; noon – 9 p.m. Sunday

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