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Taste of Charlotte, Race to the Taste 5K & Cupcake Run

Taste of Charlotte, Race to the Taste 5K & Cupcake Run

Kick off the summer by heading outside with your friends and family for Uptown’s annual Taste of Charlotte event.  This 3-day, 6-block wide (Stonewall to 5th Street) festival features 100+ sampl... »

Unknown Brewing Company’s 100th Batch $1 Beer Night

Unknown Brewing Company’s 100th Batch $1 Beer Night

One of our favorite local breweries, The Unknown Brewing Company, has brewed another 100 batches of beer and they want you to celebrate with them. For the entire evening tonight (September 28th) they ... »

Craft Crawl 2016 Kicks Off Charlotte Craft Beer Week

Craft Crawl 2016 Kicks Off Charlotte Craft Beer Week

In case you forgot, tomorrow Saturday, March 12th is the start of Charlotte’s Craft Beer Week, kicking off with SouthEnd‘s Craft Crawl. This year’s event features 12 different stops,... »

Anheuser-Busch Acquires Another Craft Brewery

Anheuser-Busch Acquires Another Craft Brewery

Beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev has acquired a third craft brewery in the past week, Colorado based Breckenridge Brewery. It was only a few days ago that AB InBev announced the purchase of Four Peaks ... »

BrewPublik Now Delivers Beer to Tailgates

BrewPublik Now Delivers Beer to Tailgates

Is anything worse than being at a tailgate and suddenly running out of beer? I’m sure there is, but at the time it certainly doesn’t feel like it. BrewPublik, a Charlotte beer delivery company, will d... »

Pintville Craft Beer Officially Open

Pintville Craft Beer Officially Open

Pintville Craft Beer, a new local hang-out spot for craft beer drinkers in Pineville, officially opened to the public yesterday. Due to the lack of breweries and craft beer in the area, Pintville’s gr... »

OMB Copper is #1 Bottled Craft Beer in Charlotte

OMB Copper is #1 Bottled Craft Beer in Charlotte

The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery Copper Amber Ale is the best-selling packaged craft beer in Charlotte, topping national brands like Samuel Adams, Sierra Nevada and New Belgium, according to a recently re... »

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Charlotte Craft Beer Week Kicking Off with South End Craft Beer Crawl on Saturday

Good news, beer lovers! Charlotte Craft Beer Week officially kicks off in South End with an all-day Craft Beer Crawl this Saturday, with free trolley rides throughout the district. The South End Craft... »

The Unknown Brewery: Beer “Without Boundaries”

The Unknown Brewery: Beer “Without Boundaries”

Closing in on their one year anniversary, Unknown Brewing Co.  is continuing to pick up steam in regards to what they bring to the CLT brewery scene. In just a year they have shown an impressive dedic... »

Life is Short – Get Your Fill at Craft Tasting Room & Growler Shop

Life is Short – Get Your Fill at Craft Tasting Room & Growler Shop

Last night Restaurant Traffic got a sneak peek of the newest addition to the CLT beer scene- Craft Tasting Room & Growler Shop. Located in South End (right behind one of our favorites, Unknown Bre... »

Charlotte’s First Growler Shop to Open this Summer in South End

Charlotte’s First Growler Shop to Open this Summer in South End

Attention craft beer enthusiasts! Charlotte’s first exclusive growler filling shop, The Beer Growler, is slated to open this summer. Since legislation was passed last June allowing bars, bottle shops,... »

North Carolina and NoDa Brewing Win Big in World Beer Cup

North Carolina and NoDa Brewing Win Big in World Beer Cup

It’s no secret that Charlotte’s NoDa Brewing Co. serves up some of the best local brews around. However, the local buzz quickly turned into world headlines after their Hop, Drop N’ Roll clinched the g... »

Q-City Charlotte BBQ Championship Gets Cookin’ This Weekend

Q-City Charlotte BBQ Championship Gets Cookin’ This Weekend

October 18th and 19th, Charlotte plays host to Uptown’s 11th annual beer and BBQ festival: Q-City Charlotte BBQ Championship. Event organizers expect nearly 100,00 people to attend with fans and... »

Roasting Company Unveils New Bar

Roasting Company Unveils New Bar

The Roasting Company has decided to get in on the bar action on popular Montford Drive.  Here is the first look at their new bar. It has room for 24 taps and about 12 bar stools.  The Roasting Company... »

Olde Mecklenburg Brewery To Host Craft Beer Book Signing

Olde Mecklenburg Brewery To Host Craft Beer Book Signing

On April 27th beer connoisseur and author, Tom Acitelli, will be at Olde Mecklenburg Brewery signing copies of his new book, The Audacity of Hops: The History of America’s Craft Beer Revolution.... »