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Bottle Shop, On-Premise in Charlotte
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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  131-1C Matthews Station St, Matthews, NC 28105
  (704) 847-2337
  www.carolinabeertemple.com

Hours today: 12:00pm - 10:00pm

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Tap List - 18


B. Nektar Tuco Style Freakout   
B. Nektar Meadery  ·  Ferndale, MI
8 oz: $7.00  · 
Tart lime engulfs the tongue followed by a creamy sweetness of honey and agave. Medium bodied with a lime pith bitterness on the semi-dry finish. A zip of acidity adds to the wonderful balance of the sweet, tart, and bitter flavors.
Sweet Mead
6.0% ABV  ·  40 IBU

Birdsong Rice Rice Baby   
Birdsong Brewing Company  ·  Charlotte, NC
8 oz: $3.00  ·  12 oz: $4.50  ·  16 oz: $6.00
A fairly strong, highly roasted dark stout with pronounced bitterness.
American Stout
5.9% ABV
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Boulevard Saison-Brett   
Boulevard Brewing Company  ·  Kansas City, MO
8 oz: $4.75  ·  12 oz: $6.50  · 
Saison-Brett, based on our very popular Tank 7, is assertively dry hopped, then conditioned with various yeasts, including Brettanomyces.
Saison
8.5% ABV  ·  38 IBU
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Four Saints Potter's Clay Amber Ale   
Four Saints Brewing  ·  Asheboro, NC
8 oz: $2.75  ·  12 oz: $4.25  ·  16 oz: $5.50
A moderate, hoppy beer with a distinct caramel malty flavor.
American Amber Ale
5.7% ABV
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Free Range You Know What Makes Me Feel Good   
Free Range Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
8 oz: $5.00  ·  12 oz: $6.50  · 
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
9.7% ABV
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Great Lakes Dortmunder   
Great Lakes Brewing Company  ·  Cleveland, OH
8 oz: $2.50  ·  12 oz: $3.50  ·  16 oz: $5.00
A smooth,(and deceptively unassuming) balance of sweet malt and dry hop flavors.
American Lager
5.8% ABV  ·  30 IBU
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Holy City Overly Friendly IPA   
Holy City Brewing  ·  Charleston, SC
8 oz: $3.00  ·  12 oz: $4.50  ·  16 oz: $6.00
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
6.9% ABV
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La Trappe Tripel   
Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven (La Trappe)  ·  Berkel-Enschot, Netherlands
8 oz: $7.00  ·  12 oz: $10.00  · 
La Trappe Tripel’s aroma is slightly malty and estery. Despite its full, rich flavour, this out-of-the-ordinary ale still has a light and dry aftertaste with a touch of bitter finesse.
Food Pairings: • Fried duck breast • Grilled tuna • Spicy Southeast Asian cuisine • Indian cuisine, spicy dishes such as lamb or fish curries • Red meat
Belgian Tripel
8.0% ABV  ·  25 IBU

Musketeers Troubadour Blond Ale   
Brouwerij The Musketeers  ·  Ursel, Belgium
8 oz: $5.00  ·  12 oz: $6.50  · 
A moderately strong golden ale with fruity-spicy Belgian yeast characteristics
Belgian Blond Ale
6.5% ABV  ·  30 IBU

Parkway Factory Girl   
Parkway Brewing Co  ·  Salem, VA
8 oz: $2.50  ·  12 oz: $3.75  ·  16 oz: $5.00
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
4.5% ABV

Petrus Nitro Quad   
Petrus  ·  Bavikhove, De Brabandere
8 oz: $7.25  ·  12 oz: $10.00  · 
Strong and richly malty sweet with low bitterness and noticeable alcohol.
Abt/Quadrupel
11.5% ABV

Prairie Artisan Ales Birthday Bomb!   
Prairie Artisan Ales  ·  Tulsa, OK
8 oz: $7.00  · 
A big, intensely flavored dark ale that ends with a warming, bittersweet finish.
Imperial Stout
13.0% ABV  ·  65 IBU

Rodenbach Fruitage   
Brouwerij Rodenbach  ·  Roeselare, Belgium
8 oz: $4.75  ·  12 oz: $6.00  · 
A beer with additional flavors and aroma from fruit

Service Gun Bunny Wit   
Service Brewing Co.  ·  Savannah, GA
8 oz: $3.00  ·  12 oz: $4.50  ·  16 oz: $6.00
A refreshing wheat ale very pale in color
Witbier
5.1% ABV

Service Old Guard   
Service Brewing Co.  ·  Savannah, GA
8 oz: $3.00  ·  12 oz: $4.50  ·  16 oz: $6.00
A very malty and strong lagered ale
Bière de Garde
6.7% ABV

Sugar Creek Belgian Dubbel   
Sugar Creek Brewing Company  ·  Charlotte, NC
8 oz: $4.50  ·  12 oz: $5.50  · 
Dark in color without any associated roastiness. Full flavors of dark chocolate, caramel, brown sugar and stone fruit. Strong but dangerously smooth.
Belgian Dubbel
8.2% ABV  ·  22 IBU
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Weyerbacher Mellow Monks   
Weyerbacher Brewing  ·  Easton, PA
8 oz: $2.50  ·  12 oz: $3.75  ·  16 oz: $5.00
A strong and pale Trappist ale with spicy-fruity notes and highly aromatic
Belgian Tripel
4.5% ABV

Windy Hill Gala Peach   
8 oz: $3.00  ·  12 oz: $4.50  ·  16 oz: $6.00
Like a dry wine with complex flavors. The apple character marries with the added fruit to create a balanced flavor.
Fruit Cider
6.0% ABV
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Events - 9


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Tue
May 30, 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 bac...

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Thu
June 01, 12:00p.m. - 10:00p.m.
Thursday, June 1st is FIRST THURSDAY with the theme being "Dog Days of Summer"! There will be a doggie obstacle course and a Pop-Up market too. Please join us at Carolina Beer Temple where we will be hosting a fundraiser for S.A.F.E. Animal Haven, located right here in Matthews. We are also holding a tap takeover featuring The DreamChaser's Brewery with $1 of every Dreamchaser's pint and fl...

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Thu
June 01, 6:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
Please join us Thursday, June 1st at Carolina Beer Temple when we will be featuring the fabulous and wonderful beers of The DreamChaser's Brewery located Waxhaw in a tap takeover extravaganza!!! PLUS it is FIRST THURSDAY! This month's charity partner is S.A.F.E. Animal Haven. $1 of every Dreamchaser's pint and flight sold will be donated to SAFE. SAFE Animal Haven's goal is to decrease th...

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Sat
June 03, 12:00p.m. - 10:00p.m.
4 YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY!!!! We've had a fantastic four years in business so far! And you are invited to join us at Carolina Beer Temple in Matthews on Saturday June 3rd as we celebrate our 4 YEAR ANNIVERSARY!!! THEME We're hosting a Hawaiian themed party! Be sure to wear your best Hawaiian short, grass skirt or Hawaiian outfit!!! SPECIALS We're doing a $4 for 4 Year Anniversary Special! EVE...

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Tue
June 06, 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 bac...

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Wed
June 07, 5:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
Please join us Wednesday, June 7th at Carolina Beer Temple when we will be holding our first Vacation Beer School: Sours 101. We will have 4 fantastic Wooden Robot Brewery sours on-tap all day. And, starting at 5pm, Dom from Wooden Robot will take you on awesome adventure alongside these great sour beers. So whether you drink one or try a flight, do it all for the glory of beer! Featured br...

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Tue
June 13, 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 bac...

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Tue
June 20, 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 bac...

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Tue
June 27, 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 bac...

On Deck - 12


B. Nektar Cherry Chipotle (Nitro)   
B. Nektar Meadery  ·  Ferndale, MI
Similar in balance, body, finish and flavor intensity to a semisweet (or medium-dry) white wine, with a pleasant mixture of honey character, light sweetness, soft fruity esters, and clean alcohol.
Semi-Sweet Mead
14.0% ABV

B. Nektar Zombie Killer   
B. Nektar Meadery  ·  Ferndale, MI
Similar in balance, body, finish and flavor intensity to a semisweet (or medium-dry) white wine, with a pleasant mixture of honey character, light sweetness, soft fruity esters, and clean alcohol.
Semi-Sweet Mead
6.0% ABV

Catawba Ted Light Lime   
Catawba Brewing  ·  Morganton, NC
An ale that is light and crisp while medium-bodied with a smooth mouthfeel.
Cream Ale
6.2% ABV

Cigar City Guayabera Citra Pale Ale   
Cigar City Brewing  ·  Tampa, FL
A moderate, refreshing ale with noticeable hop aroma balanced by supporting malt flavors.
American Pale Ale
5.5% ABV  ·  42 IBU

D9 Hakuna Matata IPA   
D9 Brewing Co.  ·  Cornelius, NC
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
6.5% ABV  ·  72 IBU

Free Range Cream Of The Crop   
Free Range Brewing  ·  Charlotte, NC
An ale that is light and crisp while medium-bodied with a smooth mouthfeel.
Cream Ale
5.0% ABV

Olde Mecklenburg Captain Jack   
Olde Mecklenburg Brewery  ·  Charlotte, NC
A gold-colored, light-bodied German-style beer with crisp, floral hop aroma.
German Pils
4.9% ABV  ·  27 IBU

Parkway Majestic Mullet Krispy Kolsch   
Parkway Brewing Co  ·  Salem, VA
A crisp, clear beer balanced with subtle fruit and hop characters.
Kölsch
5.9% ABV  ·  30 IBU

Parkway Raven's Roost   
Parkway Brewing Co  ·  Salem, VA
A complex beer that combines multi-layered malt with dark fruit flavors.
Baltic Porter
7.1% ABV  ·  41 IBU

Petrus Aged Red   
Brouwerij Bavik  ·  Bavikhove, Belgium
Petrus Aged Red is a perfect blend of sweet and sour with a cherry undertone which makes this brew remarkably drinkable at 8.5% ABV.
Flanders Red Ale
8.5% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Three Spirits Honey Porter   
Three Spirits Brewery  ·  Charlotte, NC
A moderately strong brown beer that explores roasted malt flavors of chocolate and caramel.
English Porter
6.0% ABV

Westbrook Two Claw   
Westbrook Brewing Co.  ·  Mt Pleasant, SC
A decidedly hoppy and bitter ale with a light grainy spicy character and lingering dryness.
Rye IPA
7.0% ABV  ·  40 IBU