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NoDa Brewery & Taproom

Part nano-brewery, part southern front porch, but always a good time.

In the center of Charlotte’s NoDa arts district, the original Protagonist location is an R&D nano-brewery. Curious beer drinkers can taste from 20 taps and the Fridge of Curiosities, featuring Protagonist beers and a highly curated collection of our favorite craft beers from around the world.

We blend CO2 and nitrogen into individual draft lines to give our pours a subtly enhanced mouthfeel.

It’s an award-winning space and an intimate setting where you’ll definitely get to know your bartender.

Beer cocktails, wine and snacks are also offered.

Whether you’re deep into beer or just getting curious, drop by and say hello.

Visit Us

Hours

monday
closed
tuesday
closed
Wednesday
4pm – 10pm
Thursday
4pm – 10pm
Friday
4pm – 11pm
Saturday
12pm – 11pm
Sunday
12pm – 7pm
3123 N Davidson St
Charlotte, NC 28205
Directions
1 (980) 938-0671

Available Beer

Light

Hank

4.2%
Lager - American Light
Protagonist Beer
When you don’t want one of those “$8 Beers”, Hank’s here for you- a beer that taste like your ‘everyday’ beer, only better. Light - Crisp - Easy

Pilsner - Other
Protagonist Beer
Our traditional Pilsner base hopped in the kettle with Zuper Saazer and Motueka. Crisp and clean, just the way we like it. Crisp, Clean, Crushable.

Dolly

5.2%
Blonde Ale
Protagonist Beer
A house favorite, Dolly is an easy drinking blonde ale with notes of honey throughout. Honey, Fruity, Crisp.

Hidey-Ho Neighbor

5.2%
Farmhouse Ale - Saison
Sugar Creek Brewing Company
Honey Rye Farmhouse Ale Collaboration between Sugar Creek Brewery & Protagonist

Fruity

Brave Noise

5.4%
Pale Ale - American
Protagonist Beer
Fruited pale ale with mango, pineapple and passionfruit.

You're My Bird, Blue!

6.4%
Wheat Beer - Witbier / Blanche
King Canary Brewing Co.
For this collaboration with our friends at Protagonist Beer, we brewed a traditional witbier and added over 600 pounds of blueberries and Meyers Lemon zest to create a unique and refreshing summer beer. Cheers!

Session Sour

Rita

5.2%
Sour - Fruited Gose
Protagonist Beer
Lime, Sour Mix, Citrus

Hoppy

Andre

6.1%
IPA - American
Protagonist Beer
Floral - Grapefruit - Resin

Be Your Future

6.5%
IPA - New England / Hazy
Wise Man Brewing
We combined forces with Protagonist Beer to create the hazy IPA of the future, featuring Phantasm powder and Cosmic Punch yeast to boost thiols and maximize juicy, tropical fruit flavors. We added Saaz hops to the mash and double dry-hopped with Nelson Sauvin, Rakau, and Idaho 7, resulting in a beer with a big fruity aroma, soft mouthfeel, and notes of ripe pineapple, dried mango, and white grape. “Danny, see your future. Be your future.” – Ty Webb, Caddyshack

Cube

6.8%
IPA - American
Protagonist Beer
West Coast-Style IPA double dry hopped with some of our favorites. A sip of this one will make you say today was a good day. Tropical, Citrus Peel, Crisp.

IPA - New England / Hazy
Protagonist Beer
Like a tiger defying the laws of gravity, we’ve double dry hopped this sucker with copious amounts of Motueka, Cashmere, Vic Secret, and Strata hops. Tonight, you’re gonna have yourself a real good time. Tropical, Citrus, Supersonic.

Bizarro

7.0%
IPA - Farmhouse
Protagonist Beer
Subtle farmhouse esters of clove and juicy fruit bubblegum blend beautifully with flavors of orange, grapefruit, apricot, and earthy undertones produced by the hops.

Cheech

8.2%
IPA - Imperial / Double
Protagonist Beer
Dank - Piney - Resinous

Malty

Sir Marcus

4.1%
Bitter - Session / Ordinary
Protagonist Beer
Light/fruity/toasty session ale brewed to celebrate English pub ales; brewed using the parti-gyle method.

Franz

5.8%
Festbier
Protagonist Beer
Pale Lager with notes of fresh biscuits, light toast, and a thirst quenching hop bite. Brewed with hops from the Hallertau region of Germany and primarily with Epiphany Malt's Bavarian grown Ursprung Fest Malt.

Galileo - Barrel Aged (2021)

13.0%
Barleywine
Protagonist Beer
Galileo was created using the first runnings of a massive English inspired grain bill then heavily hopped throughout the boil kettle with Centennial and Mosaic hops. This version was rested in Rua American Whiskey barrels from Great Wagon Road Distillery for 6 months.

Nitro

Arthur

4.0%
Stout - Irish Dry
Protagonist Beer
NITRO - Roast, Cream, Chocolate

Seltzer

K.C.'s Grapefruit Seltzer

5.5%
Other
Protagonist Beer
Seltzer

Guest Ciders

Sparkle of My Eye

8.0%
Cider - Traditional / Apfelwein
Botanist & Barrel Cidery & Winery
Appalachia meets Basque y'all.

Wine

JOSH CELLARS

Pinot Noir
$12/14/29

STORY POINT

Cabernet Sauvignon
$9/12/23

KIM CRAWFORD

Sauvignon Blanc
$12/14/30

ECCO DOMANI

Pinot Grigio
$7/9/12

WILLIAM HILL

Chardonnay
$7/9/15

PROPHECY

Rose
$8/11/22

 

DARK HORSE

Brut Rose
$8/11/22

LA MARCA

Sparkling Prosecco
$9/12/23

MIMOSA

Prosecco, Orange Juice
$9

HOUSE WINES

PROVERB

Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Pinot Grigio
$6/8/15

 

SNACKS

BEAR FOOD PEANUTS

Lightly Salted, Cajun Spice, Butter Toasted, Jalapeño, Dill Pickle
$8

FULL CIRCLE GOURMET POTATO CHIPS

Korean Ramen, Fried Chicken
$4.50