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Great Beer. Great Community.


Great Beer.
Great Friends.


Now Open!

What better way to enjoy the fall than to relax on a gorgeous patio with your favorite beverage? We can’t think of anything either! We are in full operational hours and have many events and activities planned over the next few months. 

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @popthetopclt for the latest and greatest news. We can’t wait to 'pop the top' on your favorite beverage and serve you!

Mon-Thur: 2pm-10pm
Fri-Sat: 12pm-11pm
Sun: 10am-7pm

116 West Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28203



Crafted in the Carolinas

116 West Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203

116 West Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203

Pop the Top is a craft beer shop located in the historic South End district in Charlotte, NC. We offer and highlight amazing handpicked craft beer (and wine) of North and South Carolina as well as other regional products.  

We believe that good craft beer is not just a commodity; it is a passion that begins from the ground up.  These products are created by everyday people who followed their dreams of creating and selling their own beer or wine and are made with a genuine passion.

As owners, we strive to bring that same pride and passion to every aspect of our shop. From our local sourced chips and cookies to our custom made beer flight paddle boards and dog treats, we are truly proud to be a small business and to work with other small business in and around the area. 

We are always available to chat or educate about craft beer, and the growing Charlotte area.

On a personal note, we have both lived in North Carolina for over 30 years and met during our senior year at NC State; GO PACK! Our logo is a tribute to our late black Labrador, Louie, who taught us how to slow down and enjoy the simpler things in life.  Our shop is aimed at being patio pet-friendly and we hope you feel at home anytime you stop by.


Ketan and Kathy


"Pop the Top has a great selection and they really care about offering a great customer experience."



Our Location

Whether it’s by light rail, bus, car, bike, or your own two feet via the Charlotte rail trail we are accessible by any mode of transportation that you choose!

The South End District is located on the southern outskirts of uptown Charlotte.  We are at the corner of Camden Road and West Blvd and adjacent to the East/West Blvd light rail stop and approximately 1 mile from Bank of America stadium.  The area is in the middle of a major development boom that will continue to build into a highly dense community with plenty of walkability and bicycling!

Customer Service

We know and love great beer.  Our appreciation goes beyond personal preference to understanding the ground up process from envisioning to creating and distributing beer that is as unique as its brewer! 

We also love a good Carolina-made wine and seek out the ‘best of the best’ when it comes to what the Carolinas have to offer. We are so proud to highlight our region and are excited to share our knowledge with you.  We believe that treating the customer the way that we would like to be treated and beyond is the cornerstone to our business.