The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery (OMB), located in the heart of south Charlotte, produces premium, all natural beer and delivers it fresh weekly to bars, restaurants and retailers in the region. OMB uses only the finest ingredients available worldwide and employs traditional, intensive brewing methods to transform them into world class beer that’s full-flavored yet amazingly refreshing. Although our methods are more costly, we think you’ll agree the results are worth it.
History and Hops Tour
Rich in history and hops, The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery (OMB) is the oldest and largest brewery in Charlotte. During private tours, groups are given a unique insight into the authentic ingredients and time-honored brewing process of the classic German-style beers offered at OMB. Visitors will learn about OMB’s strict adherence to the world famous German “Reinheitsgebot” beer purity law of 1516 that ensures all natural beers with no artificial chemicals, preservatives or additives. During their tour, participants can touch (and taste) the barley malt, smell the Bavarian noble hops and learn how the beer is brewed, fermented and packaged using traditional methods.
Approximate Length of Experience: 40 minutes
Minimum/Maximum Number of Participants: Maximum of 50
Availability: Open for public tours on Saturday and Sunday. Reservation required for private tours.
Cost: Free tours for individuals available on weekends. Group Tours begin at $30 per group and are subject to change based on group size.
Phone: (704) 525-5644
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