United States > North Carolina > Charlotte
Theydon_Bois (853) Tourist Town (West), England | April 6, 2015
58 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 10/20
Visited on Sunday 15/02/15 just after 7.45pm.
Located by the íDí gates this was a typical airport set up, open plan bar and dining area with half a dozen bar stools, some tables inside and more outside the bar area. 5 or 6 beers on tap, some from OMB, plus a couple of cans of note.
Mine was a flying visit, 5 minutes to be precise inbetween a delayed flight and a re-booked connection, so I made the bar tender aware and he served me promptly.
I just grabbed a can of the NoDa Hop Drop to save time. Not sure about the cheap prices mentioned below, this set me back a typically expensive airport price of $9.73 + tip. Perhaps thereís a happy hour when beers are $6 a can ?
None the less, not a bad bar as airports go.
bytemesis (555) Sunnyvale, California | January 21, 2015
64 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 12/20
Pretty simple setup in terminal D. Some NC locals on tap, decent food, good service. Not much else to say really.
jackl (543) Charlottesville, Virginia | October 30, 2014
66 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 13/20
Probably the best option for beers in Charlotte airport. Locals from OMB and Catawba were available on tap. Cans of Hop Drop ín Roll were only $6, which is pretty unbelievable value for an airport bar. Better yet, the Hop Drop ín Roll I settled on had been canned less than a week previously. Service was friendly, my bartender was happy to charge my phone for me. I didnít eat, but the food looked OK. Overall, a good place to spend a layover.
cratez (256) Toronto, Ontario | June 18, 2014
64 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 13/20
When I visited: Late March 2014.
What I had: Catawba Valley Firewater IPA on tap and a sample of Foothills Carolina Blonde.
What I liked: No issue finding seats at the attractive, well-stocked bar, bartender made good recommendations based on what we were looking for.
What I disliked: Beer selection is decent but small, service wasnít as friendly as Taste of Carolina, didnít notice any food options.
Would I go back? Possibly.
Overall Rating: 64
UDBeernut (188) Between JAX and SGJ, Florida | May 13, 2014
50 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 5/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 3/10 OVERALL 10/20
Yeah merc icu. My flight to BUF was delayed and my gate was next door. Typical airport bar with crappy craft beers to boot. I know, I know, itís better than bud light but not by much. Anyways, 4 crafts on tap plus Stella and butt light. Two beers cost me @ $18. Another and I would have been bankrupt. Traveling sucks and shitty airport whales suck more.
radagast83 (213) Fairfax, Virginia | April 4, 2014
56 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 10/20
Stopped here when I was killing some time. Itís next to a small deli, and since I had already eaten at the Taste of Carolina, I wasnít hungry. There are a number of Carolina beers on tap, nothing spectacular, but certainly worth hitting if youíre not from the area and want a few NC beers. Staff was quick, nice. Area of terminal that this was in was pretty quiet.
merc7186 (177) North Tonawanda, New York | November 17, 2013
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 15/20
I stopped in for a quick one while on my lay over from Tampa to Buffalo. This is for people who heading out, not for casual Joe to coming rolling up to.
A: It seemed to me to have more beer lovers than BMC lovers when I was there. Given the circumstances, its the best airport bar Ive ever gone to.
Q: They featured 7 locals tap (most of them I was familiar with)(2 Foothills, 2 Olde Mech, 2 Carolina Beer Co, 1 Red Oak) and were better than most bars you will visit in the charlotte area, let alone in an airport.
S: The bartender knew the beers fairly well when questioned
S: Of the 10 taps, 7 were local craft which for an airport, is much better than average in my book.
V: Well, your in an airport so be prepared to pay airport prices. I paid just under $8 for my pint of FH Hoppyum IPA.
Overall, the best you are going to find in the Charlotte Airport (and most airports for that matter).
BeerandBlues2 (811) San Diego, California | September 25, 2013
66 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 15/20
A fairly quick stop for food and beverage between flights. Staff is friendly and understands your need for speed.
jcnielsen (261) Charlotte, North Carolina | August 22, 2013
52 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 3/10 OVERALL 8/20
Stopped by during a layover in the Charlotte Airport. I was expecting to be able to try several beers by Carolina Beer Company (as the name suggests), but it turns out that they only have 1 beer by Carolina beer, a couple by OMB, and then a few macros. The beer I had was pretty mediocre, and with a $8/pint cost, I wouldnít bother coming back.
hoju777 (14) , France | July 28, 2013
46 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD 2/10 VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 8/20
Itís at the airport. Airport BBQ sucks, duh. They have maybe 4-6 beers on tap. Most are crappy, but at least they are local. Itís the airport. The world would be worse off it didnít exist in my terminal.
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