15 Best Breweries in Charlotte

Courtesy of Lenny Boy Brewing Company

By Lauren Levine

Though some might immediately associate Charlotte with banking or NASCAR, the Queen City is quickly becoming known for its craft beer culture. Charlotte has dozens and dozens of breweries, with new arrivals opening almost every month. Charlotte breweries have evolved into community gathering places with diverse crowds, and packed schedules of weekly events to go along with your favorite pour. If you’re looking for something hoppy and a yoga class beforehand, you’ll find it. If you want a sour and a trivia night, it’s yours. If you’re just hoping for a sprawling patio and a lager to enjoy on it, no problem. For your drinking pleasure, here are 15 of Charlotte’s best breweries.