With over 20 breweries in the Charlotte, NC area and another 20 or so in various stages of planning, finding the time necessary to experience the best craft beer that the Queen City has to offer can be daunting. North, South, East, and West, beer enthusiasts can spend more time travelling to the various taprooms than getting to partake in their delectable delights.
Fortunately, some local craft beer aficionados have setup a system to take the guesswork out of brewery visits. Ben Singleton, Liz Nutter, and Nick Campo recently launched Charlotte Brewery Tours with the goal of showing off the best beer and taprooms in the QC.
When the Thirsty Nomad Brewing Company opened its doors at 4402 Stuart Andrew Blvd A in Charlotte in mid-2016, they nearly ran out of beer the first day. Lines of adventurous craft beer aficionados descended on this Queen City Nano-Brewery and lapped up beer creations usually unknown in the area. Fortunately, owner / brewer Brad Ledbetter believes sleep is overrated and quickly brewed up some new recipes to satisfy Charlotte’s insatiable craft beer thirst.
We asked Jarvis Roberts, owner / brewer at York Chester Brewing Company in Belmont, NC why he took up Brewing. You won’t believe his reposnse!
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One small business is smaller than most. In fact, it is tiny by comparison to similar concepts throughout the Carolina’s. The York Chester Brewing Company, founded by Jarvis Roberts and his wife Julia, is a nano brewery that opened it’s tiny taproom in one small corner of the Riverside Complex at 1500 Riverside Drive #250 in late 2016.