Charlotte is home to a growing craft brewing community, with many new breweries popping up around town. You can now find these locally brewed beers in stores and various venues. Several of these breweries host regularly scheduled free tours, where you can get to know your favorite local beer, and the process behind it, a little bit better. These schedules are subject to change, so it’s a good idea to call before heading out.
All of the following are free, unless otherwise specified. And scroll down for a day by day list of brewery tours, so you can easily see what’s happening today or tomorrow.
Weekly Brewery Tour Schedule
Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
4150 Yancey Road
Saturdays at 2 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Sundays at 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m.
2921 North Tryon Street
Thursdays and Fridays at 6 p.m., Saturdays at 4 p.m., Sundays at 3 p.m.
3000 S. Tryon St.
Private tours available at request. Email email@example.com for pricing and to schedule a time for your group.
The Unknown Brewing Company
1327 South Mint Street
Wednesdays and Fridays at 6:30 p.m.
11138-C Treynorth Drive, Cornelius
Fridays between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
1906 Commonwealth Avenue
Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m.
Blue Blaze Brewing
528 South Turner Ave.
Tours are often available upon request.
Red Clay Ciderworks
245 Clanton Road
Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday at 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Thirsty Nomad Brewing
4402 Stuart Andrew Blvd A
Free tours available upon request.
Bold Missy Brewery
610 Anderson St
Private tours available upon request. Email them at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Cabarrus Brewing Co.
329 McGill Ave NW, Concord
Ask and they’ll show you around on an informal tour if possible. Free.
Day by Day Brewery Tour List