Carolina Brewery Expands Distribution to Tennessee and South Carolina


North Carolina — Beers from Carolina Brewery, a North Carolina institution and pioneer for craft brewing throughout the U.S., are now available in new markets throughout Tennessee, including Nashville and Chattanooga, and South Carolina, including Myrtle Beach. Look for Carolina Brewery brews in restaurants and stores including Whole Foods Market, Publix, Mellow Mushroom, and Harris Teeter (please see here for a list of locations in all new markets).

Chattanooga-based SquareOne Holdings is an investor in Carolina Brewery. The firm provides advisory services to and invests in restaurants and brewery operations across the U.S. and in Canada.

Carolina Brewery’s beers are available in cans and on draft. Their signature, year-round brews include:


ABV: 4.8% | IBU’S: 22 | HOPS: Hallertauer

A lighter beer with handcrafted integrity. This Kölsch style ale is spritzy, not too malty, with the pleasing aroma of imported Hallertauer hops.


ABV: 5.9% | IBU’S: 66 | HOPS: Chinook & Cascade

Unique floral aroma from the generous addition of Cascade hops to the fermenter in a procedure known as dry hopping.


ABV: 5.2% | IBU’S: 33 | HOPS: Kent Golding

A brilliant red ale brewed with caramel and pale malts. The ale yeast lends a touch of fruit to complement the malt. Kent Golding hops yield just enough bitterness and aroma to round out the flavor.

Carolina Brewery’s two brewpub locations—one in Chapel Hill, NC, and one in Pittsboro, NC—house full-service restaurants and brewing facilities. Since Carolina Brewery was founded, the number of craft breweries in the region has exploded, with over 120 in North Carolina alone. Carolina Brewery’s unique strength lies in its rich history—while the company has grown over the past two decades, its mission remains the same: to brew the highest quality craft beer, made using only the best ingredients and techniques.

A graduate of the Siebel Institute of Technology & World Brewing Academy in Chicago, Jon Connolly has served as Carolina Brewery’s Brewmaster and Director of Brewing Operations for 20 years.

For a full list of Carolina Brewery’s handcrafted beers, all of which are brewed in-house, please visit the website.

About Carolina Brewery

Cofounded in 1995 by Robert Poitras, Carolina Brewery is a North Carolina institution with two brewpub locations in Chapel Hill and Pittsboro, each serving contemporary American pub fare made from local ingredients. The brewery is the fifth oldest in the state, and a pioneer for craft brewing throughout the country. Carolina Brewery has received numerous accolades in the press and at respected beer festivals throughout the world, including the gold medal at the Great American Beer Festival, over a dozen medals at the World Beer Championships, and many more. Carolina Brewery’s beers are available at restaurants, bars, and shops offering craft beer throughout the Carolinas and eastern Tennessee.