The World's Biggest Beer Garden Opens in Charlotte


CHARLOTTE, N.C. — We're calling it now, the Charlotte Beer Garden will be the new place to be on the weekends. 

Charlotte Beer Garden is touted as having the world's largest selection of draft beers available in one restaurant. In fact, the beer garden currently holds the unofficial Guinness World Record for the most beers on tap, with 436 draft beers. 

Their Sister site, Raleigh Beer Garden, currently holds three Guinness World Records for its beer selection.

Dave Herrington, General Manager, said they're not competing with local breweries, but rather partnering with them. 

"We're serving their beer. The difference is we have 436 beers on tap, no one in the world has that," Herrington said. 

For those who aren't big beer drinkers, don't worry. Charlotte Beer Garden also has a very extensive cocktail menu. 

"I see it as a different experience," Herrington said. "You go to a brewery and that's a wonderful experience. This is a more grandiose platform to try a lot of different beers." 

Hanley said he hopes guests will get an appreciation for Charlotte beer and said the plants as the decor is a big part of the project. 

"We truly wanted to create a beer garden," Hanley said. "And showcase Charlotte beers, Charlotte has so many amazing breweries and I want to put them all in one place." 

Address: 1300 S Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28203 

Dogs: Well-behaved dogs are welcome on the patio. 

Parking: Charlotte Beer Garden is located in the heart of South End at 1300 S Tryon just one block from the light rail's Carson Blvd and Bland St stations. Beer is abundant and on-site parking is not available so we recommend traveling responsibly via public transportation, walking, or ridesharing with Lyft and Uber.

Visit WCNC for more details.

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