Ritz-Carlton Recommends: Each brewery offers a distinct experience. If you’re looking to enjoy a bite with your beer, visit Sycamore on its “Food Truck Fridays.” Challenge friends to a game of giant Jenga or sip your beer by a fire pit at Birdsong Brewing Co. Visit Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, one of the oldest breweries in Charlotte, for a behind-the-scenes glance at the craft beer creation process, or perfect your poses at their Tuesday yoga sessions.
DAY 2: THE PUNCH ROOM EXPERIENCE
Ritz-Carlton Recommends: Pair your cocktail with an artisan-crafted small plate, prepared using fresh ingredients from the hotel’s Rooftop Garden and Urban Cultivator.
DAY 3: DISTILLERIES & CIDERIES
Ritz-Carlton Recommends: Take a tour to see the craft in action. Muddy Rivers Distillery offers a behind-the-scenes glance into how they create their rum, and Doc Porter’s takes visitors on a tour of their facilities, where they prepare gin, bourbon, and whiskey. In addition, Red Clay Ciderworks, Charlotte’s first cidery, give visitors an inside glance on tours from Wednesday-Sunday.