QCBF spotlights breweries and cideries exclusively from the Charlotte area using a roughly 30-minute ride from Uptown as its geographic reach allowing you to fully experience Charlotte On Tap! Check out our confirmed lineup for the 2020 festival and check back often as we continue to add more breweries. We’re anticipating more than 50 brewery participants in 2020!
Birdsong Brewing Co
Birdsong started brewing quality craft beer in Charlotte 2011 and is proud to be a member of the Charlotte brewing community. Their inspiration comes from the popular and innovative styles of the West Coast brewers. Birdsong strives to bring an authentic and pleasant experience to all of their customers through their unique ales and beers.
Blue Blaze Brewing offers fresh, full-flavored beer brewed locally in small, artisan handcrafted batches using the freshest ingredients. We will use pesticide-free, locally-sourced ingredients, whenever available.
The Bold Missy Brewery is a brewery and taproom with delicious eats. We celebrate famous “Bold Missy’s” and their accomplishments. Our beers are well loved styles of craft beer for all types of drinkers. Enjoy!
Cabarrus Brewing Company is the first full-scale craft brewery in Concord and Cabarrus County. Slated to open mid February 2016, the brewery will strive to meld local history, character and traditions with locally produced craft beer! Located in Concord’s historic Gibson Mill, the brewery will be housed in a building that was once the finished goods warehouse for the Gibson Manufacturing Company and served as a vital part of Cannon Mills Plant 6. The 15,000 square foot space is now a warehouse with lots of character.
D9 Brewing Company, in Lake Norman, NC, was started by two engineers and a doctor, with a mission to inspire and support community through the creation of exciting and original crafted ales. Since our inception in late 2014, we have invested in the scientific exploration of the natural world to produce the highest quality, and unquestionably original, crafted ales.
Eleven Lakes Brewing Co. opened it’s doors in May of 2017. With a lengthy background in homebrewing, making great beer is our top priority. Utilizing a small batch process allows us to focus on quality ingredients and stay true to our roots. Whether it’s a year-round staple or an experimental seasonal, we approach every batch with the highest standards and attention to detail. Each pour will demonstrate our love for the craft, and we sincerely hope you enjoy every sip.
Legion Brewing Company was born from the ethos that sharing good beer with friends is one of life’s great pleasures. That spirit of culture is alive in our both neighborhood here in Plaza Midwood, as well as at our second location in SouthPark! Legion Brewing’s goal is to be a constant uniting force of community and great beer here in the greater Charlotte, NC area.
Middle James Brewing is Pineville’s first brewery. They take pride in their beer and food but more importantly, their customers. Middle James aims to be a family friendly brewery where you can drink great beer, eat great food and watch your team play.
Established in 2011, NoDa Brewing Company was created out of our love for great beer and the desire to share it with friends. Whether it’s ultra small-batch beers or full-production, year-round brews, we approach every batch the same—with the highest standards and the ultimate attention to detail. It’s a sign of our respect for you. We hope you enjoy our beers as much as we have enjoyed making them.
Founded in 2009, The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery ignited the ultra-premium beer scene in Charlotte and has been at the forefront of the local market ever since. OMB adheres to the oldest purity guidelines in the world, the German “Reinheitsgebot.” This law states there can be only four ingredients in beer: water, barley or wheat malt, hops, and yeast. It’s “beer flavored beer” and it’s always fresh as OMB only distributes within a 60-mile radius. OMB Charlotte Born & Brewed.
Our mission at Pilot Brewing Company is to produce unique, quality beers that withhold the highest of standards and using local ingredients whenever available. We operate within ethical guidelines and commit to creating a family-feel environment for our owners, employees and guest alike. Our passion for the craft is bigger beyond words but we are taking it back to small batch!
Royal Bliss Brewing Co. is their sweet child of love that they want to share with everyone. Their philosophy is simple – brew great beer and provide exceptional service. From skeptics that haven’t jumped on the craft beer bandwagon to passionate connoisseurs, the tap list will offer something for all tastes. And they are creating a space that will make hanging out with friends and enjoying some great beer a blissful experience – with friendly, attentive service that will make even virgin craft beer drinkers feel right at home.
Located in South End, Wooden Robot represents the blending of seemingly disparate elements into a wonderful union. The wood represents the brewing tradition that inspires us: high quality ingredients, expressive yeast strains, and extended aging in oak barrels. The robot represents innovation: the unique, creative beers that we craft using these traditional methods and ingredients.