Local brewery expands with uptown location, other ventures

CHARLOTTE — Long before the Covid-19 pandemic made open-air hangouts the hottest spots in town, this local brewery had mapped out plans for a partly outdoor venue in uptown Charlotte. But that’s only part of a big expansion for D9 Brewing Co., some of which has come to fruition in recent days.

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In fact, D9 has opened three locations in the past week, according to its Facebook page — an uptown taproom at the Savoy apartment complex on Stonewall Street, a D9 brewery in the heart of Hendersonville in western North Carolina and a Community Brewing Ventures outpost in downtown Newton. CBV is a spinoff of D9 that aims to help drive expansion for industry players.

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