Carolina Beer Temple

Bottle Shop, On-Premise

Hours today: 12:00pm - 9:00pm

Carolina Beer Temple is an independently owned and operated craft beer store with a craft beer bar in downtown Matthews, NC. We only carry beers made by breweries that are independently owned. At Carolina Beer Temple, you can shop for great craft beers to take home or sit and enjoy a fresh beer from one of our sixteen constantly rotating taps.
In support of the exciting craft brewing scene taking place in North Carolina, Carolina Beer Temple strives to have the best selection of craft beers made in North Carolina.
Carolina Beer Temple also has one of the finest selections of Belgian ales around. From Belgian abbey and trappist ales, to lambics, Flemish sours and more!
Carolina Beer Temple features a fine selection of craft beers from across the country, with a special focus on rare and hard-to-find beers. We also carry a large selection of meads, as well as some ciders.
While our selection of beers is constantly growing and changing, we currently offer over 450 different craft beers to choose from.

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Tap List - 18


Allagash White Ale

Allagash White Ale

Witbier5.1% ABV13 IBU

Allagash Brewing CompanyPortland, ME

8 oz: $2.7512 oz: $4.2516 oz: $5.50

Brewed with a generous portion of wheat and spiced with coriander and Curacao orange peel, this beer is fruity, refreshing and slightly cloudy in appearance.

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Bayne Coffee Porter

Bayne Coffee Porter

American Porter5.0% ABV

Bayne Brewing CompanyCornelius, NC

8 oz: $2.5012 oz: $3.7516 oz: $5

A complex, malty dark beer with a lightly burnt character.

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Birdsong Lazy Bird Brown

Birdsong Lazy Bird Brown

American Brown Ale5.5% ABV45 IBU

Birdsong Brewing CompanyCharlotte, NC

8 oz: $2.5012 oz: $3.7516 oz: $5

Our darkest year-‘round selection, Lazy Bird Brown is the quintessential American Brown Ale. Rich mahogany in color with a noticeable roasty aroma, this beer is both slightly hoppy and malty all at the same time. It’s smooth, refreshing, and a great introduction for those wanting to try darker beers

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Legion Project Pilsner

Legion Project Pilsner

German Pils4.8% ABV40 IBU

Legion BrewingCharlotte, NC

8 oz: $2.7512 oz: $4.2516 oz: $5.50

A gold-colored, light-bodied German-style beer with crisp, floral hop aroma.

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Mikkeller Haze Cadet

Mikkeller Haze Cadet

American IPA7.0% ABV

Mikkeller San DiegoSan Diego, CA

12 oz: $616 oz: $4.75

NE-style IPA w/ Riesling Juice

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Sweet Union Dervish Coffee Blonde

Sweet Union Dervish Coffee Blonde

Blonde Ale5.2% ABV13 IBU

Sweet Union BrewingIndian Trail, NC

8 oz: $2.7512 oz: $4.2516 oz: $5.50

An approachable, malt-oriented American beer that is well-balanced and great for easy-drinking.

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Bold Rock Peach Cider

Bold Rock Peach Cider

Fruit Cider4.7% ABV1 IBU

Bold Rock Hard CiderNellysford, VA

8 oz: $2.5012 oz: $3.7516 oz: $5

A refreshing apple cider, blended with the bright flavors of peach.

Delirium Red

Delirium Red

Fruit Lambic8.0% ABV10 IBU

Delirium BreweryMelle, Belgium

8 oz: $6.2512 oz: $9

Delirium Tremens Red, Cherry Beer. Deep dark red colour, with a light pink, compact and lacing head. Soft fruity aroma, with hints of almond and mildly sour cherries. Sweet and fruity, with a nice balance between sweet and sour. An excellent dessert beer.

Good Road Stride

Good Road Stride

Dry Mead6.2% ABV

Good Road CiderworksCharlotte, NC

8 oz: $7

Similar in balance, body, finish and flavor intensity to a dry white wine, with a pleasant mixture of subtle honey character, soft fruity esters, and clean alcohol.

Great Lakes Eliot Ness Lager

Great Lakes Eliot Ness Lager

Vienna Lager6.2% ABV27 IBU

Great Lakes Brewing CompanyCleveland, OH

8 oz: $2.5012 oz: $3.7516 oz: $5

A smooth, malty paradox. The flavor is Almost untouchably smooth--armed with lightly toasted malts and noble hops.

Great Lakes Nosferatu

Great Lakes Nosferatu

American Amber Ale8.0% ABV70 IBU

Great Lakes Brewing CompanyCleveland, OH

8 oz: $4.5012 oz: $5.50

Highly hopped imperial red ale rich with flavor, yet remarkably balanced

Kasteel Triple

Kasteel Triple

Belgian Tripel11.0% ABV

Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.Ingelmunster, Belgium

8 oz: $6.2512 oz: $9

Mixture of noble malts and hops lend an exquisite aroma and mild taste. Powerful blond tripel, sweet, very mild bitter with a good measure of fruitiness and very floral. This beer has a velvety soft but also robust and creamy finish.

Mikkeller Fruit Face

Mikkeller Fruit Face

Berliner Weisse4.0% ABV

Mikkeller San DiegoSan Diego, CA

8 oz: $4.5012 oz: $5.50

A very pale wheat beer low in alcohol with light bread and clean lactic sour flavors.

New Holland Dragon's Milk

New Holland Dragon's Milk

Bourbon Barrel Stout11.0% ABV31 IBU

New Holland BreweryHolland, MI

8 oz: $5.5012 oz: $7

A stout with roasty malt qualities intermingled with vanilla tones, all dancing in an oak bath, which contribute to its complex characaters

Petrus Sour Apricot

Petrus Sour Apricot

Mixed-Fermentation Sour Beer7.3% ABV

PetrusBavikhove, De Brabandere

8 oz: $7.2512 oz: $10

A wild-fermented beer containing funky sour flavors and a variety of aromas

Revision Double IPA

Revision Double IPA

Double IPA8.0% ABV75 IBU

Revision Brewing CompanySparks, NV

8 oz: $4.7512 oz: $6

Loads of late-hopping creates massive flavor. Simcoe and Mosaic hops battle for domination on the palate.

Stone Double Bastard

Stone Double Bastard

American Strong Ale11.0% ABV100 IBU

Stone Brewing Co.Escondido, CA

8 oz: $5.5012 oz: $7

The evil big brother of Arrogant Bastard Ale. Those foolish enough to venture close enough to taste will experience a punishingly unforgiving assault on the palate. ’Course there’s always the masochists...

d'Achouffe La Chouffe

d'Achouffe La Chouffe

Belgian Golden Strong Ale9.0% ABV20 IBU

Brasserie d'AchouffeAchouffe, Belgium

8 oz: $5.5012 oz: $7

An unfiltered blond beer refermented both in the bottle and barrels. Pleasantly fruity, spiced with coriander and tinged with hops.

Events - 3


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Tue

Tues Sep 26th - Run Club Powered by OrthoCarolina

September 26, 6:45p.m. - 9:45p.m.

Join us every Tuesday night for our Carolina Beer Temple Run Club Powered by OrthoCarolina! We have a 1 mile, 3 mile and 5 mile route - people of all skill levels are welcome...walkers too!!! There is no cost to participate in our Run Club! Our route begins at Carolina Beer Temple, winds its way through historic downtown Matthews and then onto the greenway! At the halfway point you return back to Carolina Beer Temple. Free cool water awaits you at the finish and 18 taps with cool beer, cider or mead is available inside. Meet at Carolina Beer Temple a little early - runs begin at 6:45. Every Tuesday one of the lighter beer options on our draft list - such as a Pilsner, Lager or Golden Ale will be at least $1 off. Since we rotate our taps often, the exact beer on special is always something different - but recent options have included Olde Mecklenburg's Capt. Jack Pilsner, Triple C's Golden Boy and White Street's Kolsch! It's always a fun time...you don't want to miss out!

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Thu

Thurs Sept 28th - Benford Brewing Tap Takeover

September 28, 6:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.

Please join us Thursday, September 28th at the Carolina Beer Temple when we will be featuring the fabulous and wonderful beers of Benford Brewing Co. located in Lancaster, SC in a tap takeover extravaganza!!! We will be featuring flights and discounted Benford drafts all day. The tap list is still being determined so stay tuned! Be sure to join us Thursday, September 28th for this exciting event!

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Sat

Sat Sep 30th - Sun Oct 1 ArtWalk & JazzFest + Oktoberfest

September 30, 12:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.

Be sure to visit downtown Matthews and Carolina Beer Temple the weekend of Saturday September 30th for ArtFest & JazzFest and Oktoberfest! ArtWalk & JazzFest (formerly ArtFest) The Matthews Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a one day event and juried art show on Saturday, September 30th. The event will be held on the Town Green on Matthews Station Street, in Historic Downtown Matthews in front of the Town Hall/Library. ArtWalk & JazzFest offers visitors an opportunity to meet and interact with artists and purchase their artwork. Live jazz entertainment, Senior High School Art Scholarship Exhibit and Competition, a hands-on area for children throughout the day. Plus... there will be a Biergarten in the green space across from the Carolina Beer Temple featuring draughts of various local craft beers! OKTOBERFEST Carolina Beer Temple will be hosting its annual Oktoberfest celebration on Saturday, September 30th and Sunday, October 1st featuring 3 Oktoberfest-style beers plus 1 pumpkin ale brewed by Carolina breweries. We'll be offering flights too! Your tap list shall include: - Olde Mecklenburg Mecktoberfest - French Broad Zepptemberfest - Foothills Oktoberfest - NoDa's Gordgeous Pumpkin Ale It's going to be a great time! You won't want to miss this exciting event!

On Deck - 10


Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter

Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter

American Porter6.0% ABV37 IBU

Great Lakes Brewing CompanyCleveland, OH

Robust and complex, our Porter is a bittersweet tribute to the legendary freighter’s fallen crew—taken too soon when the gales of November came early.

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Stone 02.02.02 Vertical Epic Ale

Stone 02.02.02 Vertical Epic Ale

Belgian Golden Strong Ale7.5% ABV40 IBU

Stone Brewing Co.Escondido, CA

A strong and complex Belgian-style ale with fruity and hoppy characteristics

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Arrogant Bastard Ale

Arrogant Bastard Ale

American Strong Ale7.2% ABV100 IBU

Stone Brewing Co.Escondido, CA

This is an aggressive beer. You probably won't like it. It is quite doubtful you have the taste or sophistication to be able to appreciate an ale of this quality or depth.

Bayne Double IPA

Bayne Double IPA

Double IPA7.8% ABV

Bayne Brewing CompanyCornelius, NC

An intensely hoppy pale ale with minimal malt character, designed to showcase its strong hop flavors.

Bold Missy Conquer The Route

Bold Missy Conquer The Route

American Stout7.2% ABV

Bold MissyCharlotte, NC

A fairly strong, highly roasted dark stout with pronounced bitterness.

Natty Greene's Wilderflower Imperial Witbier

Natty Greene's Wilderflower Imperial Witbier

Witbier9.4% ABV

Natty Greene's Brewing CompanyGreensboro, NC

A refreshing wheat ale very pale in color

Preyer Harder Better Faster Lager

Preyer Harder Better Faster Lager

Czech Premium Pale Lager5.5% ABV37 IBU

Preyer Brewing CompanyGreensboro, NC

Well-balanced with complex malt flavors that carry strong bitter notes without a harsh finish.

Southern Range Citratron

Southern Range Citratron

American IPA6.9% ABV70 IBU

Southern Range Brewingmonroe, NC

A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.

Stone Who You Callin Wussie Pils

Stone Who You Callin Wussie Pils

German Pils5.8% ABV47 IBU

Stone Brewing Co.Escondido, CA

A crisp, slightly hopped German-style pilsner (a far removal from typical Stone brews).

Wooden Robot Night Gathers, And Now My Watch Begins

Wooden Robot Night Gathers, And Now My Watch Begins

American Stout6.2% ABV

Wooden Robot BreweryCharlotte, NC

A fairly strong, highly roasted dark stout with pronounced bitterness.

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