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Thirsty Nomad Brewing is one of Charlotte's newest nano breweries. Our taproom is cozy, stylish, and laid back - when you walk in our door, you're in a different world. Our beers are uncompromising and diverse. We change our tap list to capture the essence of Charlotte's moods and the whims of our brewers. We have games for adults and kids alike from Zombie Dice to Fluxx. Our patio is a tranquil place to sip a Saison, Pale Ale, Chocolate Stout, or any of the 10 beers we have on tap. We also carry a small selection of wine and soda when you're looking for something different, and plenty of snacks when you're feeling peckish. If you're looking for that place to come as you are, relax, and enjoy a hand crafted beer, Thirsty Nomad Brewing is your new home.



Beers


Ananke
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Richard Clark, a member of many homebrew clubs and all around nice guy gives us his Milk Stout inspired by the popular Left Hand Milk Stout.
6.0% ABV
35 IBU

Anderson's Paycheck Porter
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Anderson has been brewing with his father for years. When we tasted his chocolate vanilla porter, we decided we needed to put it on tap.
6.0% ABV
31 IBU

Automne
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Automne is a darker version of our Noble Saison, with the twist of being aged on toasted French oak.
5.0% ABV
20 IBU

BBL Valkyrie
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Our standard Valkyrie Chocolate Stout aged for four months in a Four Roses Bourbon Barrel. Toasted oak and bourbon flavors are balanced...
6.0% ABV
32 IBU

Black IPA
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Kevin Mikeworth of IBU and CBM clubs rounds out our IPA trio with his famous Black IPA. It's dark, dank, and delicious.
7.0% ABV
76 IBU

Blanche
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Our soft-opening customers drank the keg of Ta Wit Ta Woo, so by their demands we made lots more and renamed it.
4.7% ABV
12 IBU

Breakfast Companion
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Sometimes you just need a little pick me up, and Breakfast Companion is here for you.
5.0% ABV
25 IBU

Buccaneer
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Our take on the classic German Märzen, Buccaneer rich and malty and delicious. The aroma is bready with some hints of toast or crackers.
7.0% ABV
23 IBU

Cap'n Crunch Cream Ale
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Cream ale that uses Cap'n Crunch instead of corn or rice. The result is an interesting combination of the classic breakfast cereal and beer.
6.0% ABV
18 IBU

Celia
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Celia features a very aromatic nose of smoked malt, herbs, and dried flowers and effervescent carbonation to keep it light.
6.3% ABV
16 IBU

Cherry Miskatonic
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
We took our regular Hazy IPA, Miskatonic and added a touch of tart cherry puree to give it nice little cherry twang.
7.0% ABV
50 IBU

Cinco de Gringo
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Deliciously malty with aromas of toast and caramel, and hints of coffee as it warms. A true coppery lager with a a clean finish.
5.2% ABV
15 IBU

Codger
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
A big, malty beer with lots of aromas and flavors of dark fruits like plums and raisins. It's on the sweeter side with low bitterness.
10.0% ABV
55 IBU

Companion
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
A true easy drinker, she's bubbly and light, with a smooth flavor and a crisp finish. A lively companion for whatever the day brings.
4.5% ABV
20 IBU

CraNoble
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
This version of our classic Saison was aged on cranberries to give it a mild tartness and beautiful pink hue.
6.0% ABV
19 IBU

Cutie Patootie
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Matt Leddbeter of CABREW and friend of the Nomad brings us a tasty wheat beer with the addition of juice and zest from Cutie's Clementines.
5.0% ABV
19 IBU

Dagda's Harp
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
A west coast style IPA with pine resin and grapefruit notes.
6.7% ABV
69 IBU

Delbrück's Dry Dock
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Our regular Berliner Weisse, but aged in a Chardonnay barrel for 6 weeks to add some wine character. Light, fizzy, and refreshing.

Dreamsicle
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Cabarrus Homebrewer Steve Propst brings us his ever popular and delicious Dreamsicle. It tastes like what the name implies.
5.2% ABV
15 IBU

Farmer Brown
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
This is what happens when you sour Femme Fatale and throw in blueberry puree.
4.0% ABV
17 IBU

Femme Fatale
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
This uncomplicated brown ale is easy to drink any time of year. It’s light with notes of toast and caramel in the nose and on the tongue.
4.0% ABV
17 IBU

Flying Snake
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Thirsty Nomad's molé stout is a smooth blend of a rich, dark stout with cinnamon, chocolate, chiles and vanilla.
7.5% ABV
56 IBU

G & T
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
We don't have a veranda and NC was ridden of Malaria a good while back but what we do have is a G&T Beer to quash on our porch. Yes, G&T!
4.5% ABV
17 IBU

Ginger Ale
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
A straight up non-alcoholic ginger ale that we made because we know you sometimes like to bring your kids to the brewery.

Graf
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Purportedly inspired by Stephen King's Dark Tower series, Graf is a blend of cider and beer.
9.92% ABV
16 IBU

Hazelnut Stout
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
An experiment with some hazelnut praline flavoring. The aroma is strong hazelnut, and the taste is straight up stout with mild hazelnut.
5.5% ABV
22 IBU

Hops for Tomorrow
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
A west coast IPA with a bold aroma - pine, grapefruit, and earth. Beer #3 in Thirsty Nomad's first Clash of the Nomads, The Hopper Games.
6.9% ABV
72 IBU

Huginn
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Huginn, a raven messenger to the Norse god Odin, brings you tidings of delicious beer!
7.0% ABV
77 IBU

Hunter
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Hunter is our tribute to the IPA gods in true West Coast fashion. Pine resiny, grapefruity and bitter.
7.5% ABV
75 IBU

IPA Graf
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Graf is a blend of fermented apple juice and beer to make a beer/hard cider blend that is truly unique.
8.6% ABV
75 IBU

Knockout
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Originally a collaboration with 26 Acres Brewing in Concord. We liked it so much, we brewed it again!
8.1% ABV
25 IBU

LMB
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Thirsty Nomad Brewing's interpretation of the Strong Bitter (ESB) style tries to strike a balance between malt sweetness and hop bitterness
5.5% ABV
40 IBU

Larry's Fish and Chips
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Cabarrus Homebrewers Society President Brad Hughes treats us to a trip to the other side of the pond with this traditional English Mild.
4.0% ABV
22 IBU

Love Note
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
A special one-off beer brewed to benefit the 100 Love Notes Foundation (100lovenotes.com) that blends blood orange and dark chocolate.

Masala Chai
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Inspired by whim and whimsy our Masala Chai beer is based on a light amber ale and has a huge aroma of caradmom, cinnamon, coriander, clove,
4.5% ABV
28 IBU

Mayan Calendar
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Our head brewer's brother, Matt's recipe. A sweet porter brewed to accentuate richness, without the sharpness from highly roasted malts.
5.0% ABV
24 IBU

Miskatonic
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Miskatonic is our own take on a hazy IPA 'cause screw fads. Aromas and flavors of tropical fruits blend with a good bitterness because IPA!
7.0% ABV
50 IBU

Muninn
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Munnin, brother to our White IPA, Huginn, is a darker reflection of the style.
7.0% ABV
77 IBU

Nicnevin's Thirst
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
This seasonal imperial stout provides a warmth that complements an evening spent by the fire pit.
10.0% ABV
24 IBU

Noble
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
A light, dry table Saison with a bit of tartness, Noble is perfect for a hot Summer day.
5.0% ABV
23 IBU

Nostalgia
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Light and smooth, the cream ale is a quintessential lawnmower beer. Its low alcohol, relatively high carbonation, and low bitterness
5.4% ABV
21 IBU

Odin's Maiden
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Dark and smooth, with rich notes of coffee and chocolate, this drink is fit for fallen warriors at table in Valhalla.
6.0% ABV
31 IBU

Old One Eye
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
The all father, Odin, rounds out our tour through Norse mythology for the time being. This Double IPA is big and full of hop character.
8.0% ABV
81 IBU

Pineapple Seeker
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
We cooked up something a little special for our friends at Carolina Beer Temple - our Seeker Pale blended with pineapple.
6.3% ABV
35 IBU

Pride of Tallwood
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Pride of Tallwood won a Gold Medal at the 2017 US Open homebrew competition, and we teamed up with the winner to brew at Thirsty Nomad.
4.5% ABV
40 IBU

Red IPA
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Tim Kelley of Salisbury Homebrewers fame brings us this tasty and aromatic Red IPA featuring Citra hops.
7.0% ABV
40 IBU

Schwarzschild
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
An staple in any growing beer lover's diet, Dry Irish Stout is world renowned. Some would call it classic.
5.0% ABV
35 IBU

Seeker
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Our pale leans more to the English side of the pond, with a clean, malty character and enough bitterness without wrecking your palate.
6.3% ABV
40 IBU

Sell Out
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Everyone has a price.
8.7% ABV
60 IBU

Session IPA
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
You may know Joe Domm from his many beer competition victories. We forced him out of his routine and he made this excellent IPA.
5.5% ABV
87 IBU

Steam Pumpkin
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
A Carolina Beer Temple Exclusive for 2016! A pumpkin Saison with subtle aromas of pumpkin spice balanced against the peppery spice.

Sweeney
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
A straight up English Brown Porter. Aroma and flavor has lots of roast and burnt toast notes. Very dark brown, bleeding into reddish black.
5.5% ABV
30 IBU

Thad's Brown
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Thad Mitchell returns to Thirsty Nomad's taps with his take on a British Brown. An uncomplicated, malty beer perfect for nights at the pub.
5.3% ABV
23 IBU

Thai Breaker
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
East meets West. Citrusy American Hops and Zippy Lemongrass, Ginger and Thai Basil meld in this American Wheat Ale.

The Cardinal
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Bethany Burr returns for a second round at Thirsty Nomad Brewing with this Saison on Sweet Potatoes, Pecans, and Sourwood Honey!
6.0% ABV
19 IBU

Tinkerer
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
Tinkerer is our Scottish Ale with a bit of smoked malt to give it a little something extra. It finishes a little sweeter with low bitterness
6.0% ABV
20 IBU

Vagabond
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
A rich, malty, and big wheat beer. The aroma has notes of spices, and the flavor is smooth and has hints of dark fruits.
7.1% ABV
23 IBU

Valkyrie
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
It's a blend of chocolate, coffee, roasty notes, with a touch of wheat and lactose to give it a silky mouth feel and some residual sweetness
6.0% ABV
32 IBU

Vienna?
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
A gift to beer nerds: A Vienna Lager, brewed as an Ale. Still malty and clean, with a healthy level of bitterness.
5.4% ABV
25 IBU

Weissen Schild
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
It's a Hefeweizen - it's got wheat, hefeweizen yeast, and it's cloudy. What more do you want? Oh, the name means "white shield".
6.0% ABV
17 IBU

Mixed Nuts
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
A serendipitous experiment that turned into a solid west coast IPA. Beer #4 in Thirsty Nomad's first Clash of the Nomads, The Hopper Games.
7.5% ABV
55 IBU

Build Your Own Flight
Thirsty Nomad Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC