Relax with a cold Pilsner or Stout and enjoy some of the best local breweries near Charlotte, NC. No matter what kind of beer you prefer, one of these amazing breweries is guaranteed to have an ale you’ll adore.
Top 5 Breweries Near Charlotte, NC
- The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
For a free tour of one of the most well-known breweries in the area, head to The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery on Yancey Road in Charlotte. You do not need to register for one of the tours, just show up on a Saturday or Sunday at 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, or 4:00 pm and enjoy the inner workings of how beer is made. The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, or OMB for short, offers a vast selection of the freshest beers including their Copper, Capt Jack, Southside Weiss, Mecktoberfest, Bauern Bock, Dunkel, Yule Bock, Fat Boy Baltic Porter, Früh Bock, and Hornet’s Nest.
- Noda Brewing Company
Pet-friendly, with beer? What could be better? Noda Brewing Company, located on both North Tryon Street and North Davidson Street in Charlotte, is one brewery you can’t miss. With plenty of events going on throughout the year, this brewing company has something for everyone. Noda’s year-round brews include the Jam Session Pale Ale, Woody & Wilcox IPA, Hop, Drop ‘n Roll IPA, Ramble on Red Red Ale, Coco Loco Porter, and Cavu Blonde Ale. If you visit at the right time, make sure to check out their selection of seasonal brews including NoDajito Witbier, Ghost Hop White IPA, Nodareyez’d Double Rye IPA, Gordgeous Pumpkin Ale, Cold Crash Winter Ale, Santa Baby Christmas Ale, and Midnight Madness Cascadian Dark Ale.
- Heist Brewery
If you’re on a quest for craft beer, creative cocktails, and twisted eats, Heist Brewery is the perfect place! Located on North Davidson Street in Charlotte, you will find everything and more at this incredible brewery. If you’re in the mood for a cocktail, make sure to try one of the beer cocktails such as the Double Impact which is a combination of Fireball Whiskey, Rye Whiskey, and Heist’s Belgian Bier. If beer is what you’re looking for their selection includes Succession, Out To Pasture, Sanctify, Orange You Hoppy?, Distortion, Dank Williams Sr., Grand Optimist, Brockwell, Brunch Junkie, and Cataclysm III.
- Triple C Brewery
A walk down Griffith Street in Charlotte will bring you to the fabulous Triple C Brewery. With a neat atmosphere and outdoor seating area, you can enjoy one of their many magnificent creations. No matter what time of year you visit Triple C Brewery, make sure to try their Golden Boy Blonde Ale, Light Rail Pale Ale, Smoked Amber Ale, Greenway IPA, 3C IPA, Zest-A-Peel, or Baby Maker Double IPA. If you’re in town at the right time, you might even be able to catch one of their seasonal beers including Up All Night a breakfast porter aged in bourbon barrels, The Force a Belgian tripel aged in bourbon barrels, Road to Nowhere Porter, Cajun Stout, or Chocolate Covered Pretzel Stout.
- Rock Bottom Brewery
For delicious food and beer, don’t miss Rock Bottom Brewery in Charlotte on North Tryon Street. This restaurant and brewery offers an extensive menu of both food and beer guaranteed to satisfy every guest. Their beers consist of a Southern Flyer Light Lager, Summer Honey Ale, Maibock, Oatmeal Stout, Belgian Golden Ale, Dunkel Lager, Rock Bottom Kölsch, Rock Bottom White Ale, Rock Bottom Red Ale, and a Rock Bottom IPA.
After a tour of all these amazing breweries, or a visit to just one, head back and relax at one of the best inns the area has to offer, Davidson Village Inn. Located in Davidson, NC, you’ll have the convenience of being close to the big city, but the comfort of staying in a small town. If you want to stay local, make sure to check out the craft beer tasting for two package which includes a gift card to the Davidson Beverage Company which is only a short walk from the inn. For more information on things to do in Davidson, NC, make sure to request our free Davidson, NC, Vacation Guide. We look forward to booking your stay!