Our Beers - Past and Present

Battle Crye - Rye IPA

6.66% APV.  One of Alex's most famous recipes, this West Coast style Rye IPA drips notes of Tropical Mango, Sweet Pine and Candied Citrus backed by a chewy, spicy Rye Malt character.

Blix - Coffee Stout

6.4% APV.  Black as midnight, black as pitch. A rich and creamy Oatmeal Stout with Organic Sumatra coffee and smooth Tahitian Vanilla. Embrace the darkness.

Binary Sunset - NEIPA with Orange

7% APV.  Infused with bold Citrus flavors, this NE IPA will warm your taste buds like the Twin Suns. It's heavily dry hopped for notes of candied Citrus, red Berries, Mandarine Orange, Peach, and tropical flavors of Mango and Papaya. These are the Hops you're looking for.

BraveTart - Fruited Sour

6.0% APV.  Sour Ale brewed with Nilla Wafers, Strawberries, Vanilla, and Lactose.

Cosmic Jellyfish - West Coast India Pale Ale

6.7% APV.  This bitter beauty showcases Galaxy, Simcoe, and Experimental Hops HBC586, both in the kettle and as generous Dry Hop additions. Expect juicy Tropical notes of Mango, Guava, Citrus, Peach, Pine, and Passion fruit. It will have firm bitterness and a lovely Malt backing with Base, Munich, Pilsner, and Crystal malts.

Court Shoes Only - Double NE India Pale Ale

8.3% APV.  We hope you enjoy our version of this Charlotte-wide brewing initiative in support of Aceing Autism. Our version is a Double New England IPA brewed with 25% Flaked Oats and Wheat for that silky smooth haze and Double Dry Hopped with insane amounts of Citra, Simcoe, Galaxy, and Azacca hops. This is the most dry hops we have EVER used at LLBC! It drips with sticky notes of Peach, Mango, Stone Fruit, Passion Fruit, and sweet candied Pine.

Edge of Precipice - Pale Ale

5% APV.  This dry hopped APA is crisp and crushable, with notes of Citrus, Tropical fruits, Candied Orange, and Sweet Pine. Dry hopped for an amazing aroma.

Force Lightning - DDH NE IPA

7% APV.  Our galactic quest for new Hops has led us down the path to find Trident and Lotus. These new varieties will ignite your senses with complex notes of bright Citrus, Vanilla, Mango, and Passion Fruit. El Dorado Hops lend notes of Pear and Pineapple. You don't know the Power of the Hop Side.

Green Clouds - Hopped Lager

5.5% APV.  Built on a base of NC Pilsner, Munich, 2 Row Malt, and kissed with soft pillowy Wheat, our Spring Lager is heavily dry hopped for incredible aromas. It smells like walking through a Spring meadow, with Tangerine, Stone Fruit, Sweet Grass, Gooseberry and hints of Passion Fruit. It’s low bitterness and crisp, mouthwatering flavor will make this your favorite new crusher.

Green Ghost - NE IPA

5.5% APV.  A porch-crusher Wheat Session IPA with intense notes of Passion Fruit, Pineapple, Stone Fruit, Flower petals and a pleasant dankness from the Grungeist and Sultana Hops.

Guava Nice Day - Fruited Sour

6% APV.  This 6%ABV Sour Ale was fermented on nearly 1 pounds of juicy tropical Pink Guava puree per gallon of beer! Expect intense tropical and exotic fruit notes with a sour complexity from our kettle souring process.

Guavitational Pull - Dry-Hopped Fruited Sour

6% APV.  We kicked up our Guava Sour a few notches by Double Dry Hopping with bushels of tropical BRU-1, Citra, Mosaic, and Galaxy hops. The hops work harmoniously with the Guava to create a mouthwatering flavor and aroma that’s sure to send you into Orbit!

Inappropriate Haiku - Farmhouse Ale

8% APV.  Our first collab brew with Little Brother Brewing is a rustic Farmhouse style Ale with an Asian flair. Brewed with exotic Hibiscus Flowers, Jasmine Green Tea, and the sweet/tart flavors of Red Plum. It’s soft and fruity, with a complex yeast character and a dry yet fruity finish. Sometimes it’s OK to be a little inappropriate!

Jack the Sipper - Winter Warmer

7.3% ABV. Rich and Malty, with notes of toffee, dried fruit and brown sugar accented by spicy, floral and citrus flavors from the finest East Kent Golding Hops.

Juicy McJuiceface - NE India Pale Ale

7.2% ABV. Low bitterness and tons of Flaked Oats provides a silky smooth body to support an obscene amounts of Tropical American Hops.

Juicy McJuiceface with Mango - NE India Pale Ale

7.5% ABV. The intense tropical juiciness of our flagship New England IPA is kicked up a notch with the addition of nearly 30 pounds of Mango Puree per barrel.

Laser Shark - American India Pale Ale

7% APV.  Crisp and dry, with intense notes of Citrus, Dank Pine, and light Tropical hops.

Laser Shark V.2- American India Pale Ale

7.4% APV.  Our new and improved West Coast IPA. A nice malt background with resinous and piney hops and a touch of grapefruit/sweet citrus and hints of mango.

Lefterhosen - Marzen

6.6% APV.  Lefterhosen is our faithful interpretation of an Oktoberfest Lager. It is rich, smooth, and dangerously drinkable with a complex and chewy Malt structure and just the right amount of bitterness from the traditional German Noble Hops used.

Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries - Fruited Sour

6% APV.  This Cherry Pie Kettle Sour is just what you need to remind you that life’s not all bad. Brewed with Sour and Dark Cherries, Madagascar Vanilla, Lactose and a hint of spice.

Love Joy - Apricot Wheat Ale

5.5% APV.  Kettle hopped with Grungeist to compliment the nearly 20lbs of Apricot per barrel. Bright, sweet Apricot in a base of Traditional German style Hefeweizen..

Mandalorian Milkshake - NE India Pale Ale

7.5% APV.  A bounty of Tropical Lychee flavor, lactose, vanilla and Bubble Tea Powder come together in this intergalactic creation.
*This was our 2019 Strange Brew entry and was available for a limited time*

Mercury Retrograde - Raspberry Milkshake IPA

7.5% APV.  Raspberry Milkshake IPA, boasting insane amounts of Red Raspberry puree, Vanilla Beans and Lactose for a touch of creaminess. This delicious creation was made for Co-Owner Tim's 40th Birthday. 

Moe - Pilsner

5.5% APV. A classic German style Pilsner with a crisp malt character and hopped with Spicy and Earthy Hallertau Hops. Gimme some Moe!

Obsidian tomahawk - Barrel Aged Imperial Stout

12.5% APV.  It's been slumbering on a pile of Bourbon Barrel Oak Honeycombs for 3 months and is finally ready to be unleashed! This pitch black beauty is brimming with notes of dark malts, chocolate, coffee, and a nice touch of Bourbon Barrel vanilla and toasty oak notes. It's dangerously drinkable for a 12.5% ABV brew!

Participation Award - American Blonde Ale

5.1% ABV. Smooth and toasty with a touch of Honey-like sweetness. Beer flavored beer that satisfies.

Photon Ray - West Coast IPA

7% ABV. A classic West Coast IPA with Tropical and Citrus hops. It bursts with notes of Orange Marmalade, Citrus, Mango Peach and a nice dank bitterness. This is all supported by a rounded malt bill which includes 2 Row, Pilsner and Vienna Malts.

Pit fighter - Belgian Dubbel

8.5% ABV. Traditional Belgian Dubbel fermented on 25 pounds of Sour Cherries per barrel. The classic notes of dark fruit, rich malts, and spicy/estery yeast are transformed into liquid Cherry Pie by the hefty fruit addition.

Pulp up The Volume - Orange Milkshake IPA

6% ABV. Now is not the time to be quiet. Turn it up with this soft and creamy NE IPA infused with Fresh Orange, Madagascar Vanilla and a touch of Lactose to accent the bunches of Citra, Azacca and Mandarina Hops. Get Pulped Up!

Rhymes with Kolsch - Kolsch

5.5% ABV. A light hybrid ale with characteristics similar to lager; crisp, clean, with light malt flavors and a hint of fruity hops. Kettle hopped with the New World German aroma Hops Mandarina, Hallertau Blanc, and Huell Melon for a touch of fruity aromatics.

Sight Beyond sight - NE IPA

6% ABV. Loaded with Galaxy, Mosaic, and Sultana Hops, this Hazy Beauty oozes with notes of Peach, Pineapple, Stone Fruit, Passion Fruit, Papaya, Citrus, and a hint of Sweet Pine.

Six Hour Tour - Strong Ale

8.5% ABV. Six Hour Tour is our imperial coconut vanilla blonde ale aged on rum-infused American oak. Expect massive notes of luscious coconut, smooth Madagascar vanilla and a complex and pastry-like malt profile, accentuated by toasty oak that really pops once the beer warms up.

Six Foot Fist Bump - Pale Ale

5.2% ABV. This classic American Pale Ale is loaded with notes of sticky pine, citrus, and dank herbs. Its lightly dry-hopped for an amazing hop aroma. Totally crushable at 5.2% ABV

Star emission - belgian tripel

9.8% ABV. Traditional Belgian Triple. Deceptively smooth with lovely spice and orchard fruit esters of pear, baked apple and stone fruit with a hint of sweetness from massive amounts of Pilsner malt.

Static Vacation - Fruited Sour

7.2% ABV. Attention all couch surfers, put down that travel guide and burn your passports! Vacation? Who needs a vacation when you can simply pop one of these Tropical Punch Sours and escape from reality! Brewed with massive amounts of Pineapple, Guava, Papaya, Passion Fruit, Pomegranate, and Cara Cara Orange. Ride the wave!

Tech Noir - Porter

6% APV.  A Robust Porter with a creamy mouthfeel and luscious notes of chocolate, coffee and dark toffee balanced by American hops from the Pacific Northwest.

The Pie is Falling - Spiced Yam Beer

5.7% APV.  Our first Sweet Potato Spice Autumn Ale is made with loads of NC Sweet Potatoes, hand blended spices, and Madagascar Vanilla. Complimented by a think and chewy malt base made with 9 different grains, this is Autumn in a glass.

Three Hour Tour - Coconut Vanilla Blonde Ale

5.2% APV.  Blonde Ale with Toasted coconut, vanilla and a special blend of malts.  Like liquid Coconut Cream Pie, a tropical escape in a glass!

Thunder Drum - Amber Ale

6.2% ABV. A sessionable Amber with a complex malt bill boasting notes of Caramel, Toffee and Toasty Grain. Generously hopped with Nugget, Cascade and Amarillo contributing flavors of citrus, pine and dark herbs.

Turbosaurus - Double IPA

9.5% ABV. This beast weighs in at 9 5%ABV and a ripping 85 IBUS. It slashes at your throat with massive notes of Tropical Fruit, Apricot, Peach, Candied Citrus and sticky, dank Pine.

Under the C's - NE India Pale Ale

7.2% APV.  A smooth drinking NE IPA with huge amounts of Mango, Citrus and Stonefruit from massive additions of Citra, Cashmere and Calypso hops.

Van Damme - Belgian DubbeL

8% APV.  This traditional Belgian Style Dubbel is brewed with 9 different malts and Belgian Dark Candi Syrup. Flavor are deep, complex malts, dark dried fruit, plum, toffee and beautiful spicy/fruity esters from the Belgian yeast strain we used.

Walter - Belgian White Ale

5.25% ABV. Refreshingly complex session beer brewed with Wheat, Oats, Sweet Orange Peel, Indian Coriander, and Chamomile flowers.