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 lineup from last years festival and check back often as we confirm breweries for the 2020 festival. We’re anticipating more than 50 brewery participants in 2020!
Amor Artis Brewing
Amor Artis Brewing is a family-owned, quality-focused, community-based brewery located in historic downtown Fort Mill, South Carolina. Dedicated to genuine customer satisfaction, Amor Artis strivesto develop artfully-crafted beer using traditional methods with a modern approach.
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.
Catawba’s mission is to produce drinkable flagship beers of the highest quality. Create unique, small-batch beers inspired by our communities, folklore, and lifestyle. Service our distributor partner with availability of product and support. Educate anyone interested in craft brewing and craft beer. Grow a solid business that creates jobs, withstands the inevitable ups and downs of our industry, and actively gives-back to our communities.
Commoners Brewing Company is the dream of three men brought together by faith, family, and the love of good beer. For centuries, beer has been a way of bringing people together to share their lives and stories. Our mission is to continue that tradition by producing great beer discuss, share, and enjoy.
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.
Here at Divine Barrel we love brewing all sorts of different and unique beers, so you’ll always find a little bit of everything when visiting our taproom. However, there is a special place in our team’s collective heart for wild and sour beers. In fact, our real focus lies in building and developing our barrel and foeder program that grows with us over time and lets us share our passion and excitement for wood fermented and wood-aged beers with the Charlotte community and beyond.
Our adventures in beer making are as varied and dynamic as the seasons and environment around us; from big city foraging to quiet farmland harvests. We prefer to let the ingredients dictate the process, whether in a brettanomyces fermented blackberry wild ale, juicy hop-bombing IPA or a sourdough-bread fermented farmhouse ale.
When confronted with two options, you always have a choice. A choice between quality, artisanal products and the mass-produced. A choice between dedication to an age-old process and cutting corners. A choice between beverages made with real, farm-fresh products and others created with the artificial. Choose the GoodRoad.
Heist opened its doors in 2012, as Charlotte’s only Craft Brewpub. Originally brewing on a 10HL German brewhouse, we have opened a 30 barrel production facility. Heist focuses on small batch beer ranging from traditional Belgian Table Beers, Saisons, to IPA’s and Double IPA’s, to Porters and Imperial Stouts.
Legal Remedy Brewing was founded in 2014 by five friends with a passion for quality craft beer. Located in Rock Hill, SC, LRB houses a full service brewpub and brewery with a 17-barrel system for our Usual Suspects and several small batch systems for creative, experimental brews. With the addition of a high speed canning line, our distribution and packaging continues to grow throughout the Carolinas. We hope you agree that justice never tasted so good.
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.
Located in the heart of Charlotte, NC, Lenny Boy Brewing is the first of its kind specializing in Organic Kombucha, gluten reduced beer, gluten free wild ales, plus traditional ales and lagers. We are one of the leaders in believing in a sustainable brewing culture and living by our motto to always “leave it better than you found it”.
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.
Ole Dallas Brewery, LLC is a registered member of the North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild. ODB partners, and Dallas natives Chris Cloninger, Beau Norwood, and Kyle Britton strive to bring quality craft beer to Dallas and the surrounding communities. YOUR small town brewery has been founded on the principles that family, friends, fellowship and good beer can brighten even the darkest day. We look forward to serving you. Cheers!
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!
Red Clay Ciderworks is located in South End Charlotte. We use NC apples to make uniquely refreshing cider in a variety of styles ranging from dry to semi sweet. Stop by our tap room for a tour and taste the difference for yourself!
Resident Culture’s focus is on crafting local wild ales, clean hoppy beers and easy drinking pilsners and lagers. Located in Plaza Midwood, our brewery and taproom is a place for friends and neighbors alike to relax and enjoy great beer conversation.
Seaboard Brewing is a brand new brewery located in the heart of historic downtown Matthews! We are small brewery, brewing a small selection of fantastic brews! We also feature a full taproom and wine bar on site!
Since 2017, our brewers have inspired thought and challenged expectations through a wide array of styles – including the classics, the latest trends, barrel aged special releases, and stronger seasonal beers.
Sugar Creek Brewing Company is a craft brewery in Charlotte, North Carolina dedicated to the craftsmanship of fresh, high quality beer in the style of Belgian Trappist Monks. We opened the doors to our brewery in 2014. Since then, we’ve expanded our beer sales all over the Carolina’s and started exporting to a few European countries. As we grow, we intend to send meticulously brewed Belgian beer throughout the Carolina’s and beyond.
Local to Indian Trail in Union County, Sweet Union Brewing is an 5BBL brewery focusing on unique American, English, and Belgian style brews. With 10-12 rotating taps of house-made ales and lagers, we produce a range of beers for all tastes. Come experience our hand crafted products in our spacious and active tap room!
Thirsty Nomad Brewing is a cozy, stylish, and laid back nanobrewery in the Lower Southend of Charlotte – when you walk in our door, you’re in a different world. Our beers are uncompromising and diverse.
Beer is our universal language. Raise it in celebration. Sip it thoughtfully. Trade joys, woes, life over it. Town Brewing is that connected camaraderie. We are a collection of people and endless stories. Beer brings us together. Community keeps us together.
Triple C Brewing Company was opened in Charlotte’s South End in August of 2012 by Chris Harker with Head Brewer Scott Kimball. Triple C handcrafts ales for every occasion and takes pride in brewing a wide variety of beers from the easy drinking after work beer to a high gravity slow sipper.
The Unknown Brewing Co.’s agenda is relatively simple – permanently change the face of beer and the culture that surrounds it. Showcasing knowledge, talent and a passion for all things beer, UBC will create exceptional beer and a cultural experience exceeding all that have come before it.
Windy Hill Orchard is a family owned and operated boutique apple orchard and Hard Cider producer located in the upstate of South Carolina. Open every fall from Mid-August until Christmas we offer visitors, Award Winning Hard Ciders, Pick Your Own Apples, Fresh Pressed Apple Cider, Fresh Made Apple Products, and much, much more.
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.