Craft Beer

Creative Loafing hosting 3rd annual craft beer and burger festival

Local media outlet Creative Loafing will host its third annual craft beer and burger festival on April 22nd, 2017. The Moo & Brew Craft Beer and Burger Festival presented by Avidxchange, takes place on the grounds of the Avidxchange Music Factory. Moo & Brew will offer samplings from 30 breweries, as well as tastes from […]

Sugar Creek Brewing Company in Charlotte, NC Receives Two Gold Medals at the U.S. Open Beer Championship

The Sugar Creek Raspberry White Ale and the Sugar Creek Biére de Garde were both awarded a Gold Medal in the 2016 U.S. Open Beer Championship, announced on July 11, 2016. Charlotte, NC. The Sugar Creek beer engineers awoke to an exciting email, announcing the brewery has won not one, but two, Gold Medals at […]


Craft City Social Club City Lights Two New Restaurants Opening in Uptown With the success of the acclaimed, award-winning steakhouse, Evoke, Le Méridien Charlotte and Sheraton Charlotte Hotel, 555 S. McDowell Street, are excited to open two new adjacent bar and restaurants Thursday, June 2. City Lights, located on the 19th floor of Le Méridien Charlotte, and Craft City […]

Come Pinch Some Tails At OMB

‘Laissez les bons temps rouler’ at OMB’s 6th Annual Louisiana Spring Fest Temps are up, the sun is out and it’s most certainly time to get outdoors and celebrate with beer, food, friends and music: The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery’s Sixth Annual Louisiana Spring Fest is back April 23-24. The family (and pet) friendly event is […]

Change Is Brewing For NC Beer Scene

Olde Mecklenburg, and NoDa breweries lead Craft Freedom campaign to change brewing laws CHARLOTTE, NC — Two of North Carolina’s most well-known craft breweries have joined forces to fight a state law that limits growth and stifles freedom of choice for consumers and small businesses. Initiated by The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery (OMB) and NoDa Brewing […]

The Fillmore chosen for 2016 Queen City Brewers Festival

30 Charlotte-area breweries to be invited for event’s 5th anniversary  Charlotte, NC – The fifth annual Queen City Brewers Festival (QCBF), a craft beer tasting event that spotlights the Charlotte-area’s breweries and brewpubs, announced today The Fillmore Charlotte as its venue for the 2016 festival, taking place on Saturday, Feb. 6. QCBF serves as the annual […]

OMB Wins Gold at European Beer Star

Mecktoberfest brew named one of the world’s best beers at international competition NUREMBERG, GERMANY — The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, Charlotte’s oldest and largest craft brewery, today took top honors for its Mecktoberfest brew at the European Beer Star competition in Germany, amid a crowded field of 1,957 beers from 45 countries. OMB’s Mecktoberfest, the wildly […]

Beyond the Pint

By Aaron Klingenschmidt  North Carolina is in the midst of a craft beer explosion.  It is estimated that the industry brings in nearly 8 billion dollars of revenue and is now responsible for creating almost 50,000 jobs in the state. Nowhere has this recent boom been more warmly embraced than in Charlotte, NC. According […]


DUBLIN, Ire. (September 21, 2015) – By bringing Guinness-style nitrogenation to an IPA, the Irish brewer has created a hop-forward India Pale Ale with the qualities of a classic Guinness pint — namely balanced flavor and aroma, creamy mouthfeel and a perfectly formed and long-lasting head of dense bubbles. Made in Dublin, Ireland at St. […]


As one of the oldest Neighborhoods in Charlotte, Plaza Midwood has a lot of interesting history but it has also changed with the times. Home to some of the best places to eat, drink, shop and have fun there is always something to do in this neighborhood. EAT With all the great restaurants, you might […]

The Wooden Robot

The Wooden Robot has come to Charlotte! This new brewery has its own unique flare that is sure to please beer lovers in South End. With 16 taps in their taproom, Charlottes craft beer lovers with be in heaven as they plan their next visit to try their latest brew. Food trucks are one of […]

The Brass Tap

With 70 Beers on tap and pub fare that pairs well with them, you are sure to have a relaxing and delicious evening or afternoon. No reservation ns needed at this laid back bar, you can even bring your dog and eat on the patio (come on Sundays with your dog & you get a […]

BY THE PINT | The Growth of Charlotte’s Craft Beer Scene-By Aaron Klingenschmidt

In 2009, Charlotte, North Carolina was the largest city in the United States without its own brewery. Today, Charlotte is one of the fastest growing cities in the entire nation and has a craft beer scene to match.   Charlotte and its surrounding areas are currently home to fifteen breweries with another dozen on the books […]

BY THE PINT | Craft beer on the rise!

By Ashley Rodrigue The craft beer industry, in itself, is an ever evolving and rapidly expanding market in the US. With roughly 2,500 breweries in the US, a majority of which are craft, it’s fair to say this entrepreneurial obsession for creating a signature craft beer has begun to make its mark across the American […]

BY THE PINT | Craft beer on the rise

Olde Mecklenburg Brewery Grand Opening Construction delays push back public festivities surrounding new facility, Olde Mecklenburg Brewery Grand Opening event will be on Saturday, August 15 The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery , the oldest local brewery in Charlotte and now among the top five breweries in North Carolina has experienced tremendous success since opening in 2009. […]

BY THE PINT | Craft beer on the rise

By Prinmchit Lee Keep Calm and Brew On As 2014 is closely coming to an end, there are tons of breweries that will open up in late 2014 and early 2015. You don’t have to travel so far to have a taste of delicious brewed beer. There will be over ten breweries opening up here […]


All-in-one trio unique to Charlotte: growlers, beer garden & specialty grocery Craft Tasting Room & Growler Shop opened on October 23, proving patrons with a craft beer selection to be taken home in growlers, or enjoyed in flights at the shop. There is a 36-tap selection of craft beer; half are dedicated to local breweries […]