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LIVE WITHOUT BOUNDARIES

LIVE WITHOUT BOUNDARIES

LIVE WITHOUT BOUNDARIES

LIVE WITHOUT BOUNDARIES

LIVE WITHOUT BOUNDARIES

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“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a Ride!”

― Hunter S. Thompson


The Unknown is not about being mysterious. It’s not that we couldn’t come up with a name and gave up. The Unknown is about a way of life. It’s trying things that scare you. It’s not knowing the future but going after it anyway. It’s about the adventure and all of those things that are on your bucket list. The Unknown is your first kiss or your last time jumping out of an airplane.  You only have one chance at this thing called life, so make it count. Try anything, question everything, no regrets and most of all, live without boundaries.

We strive to live this culture ourselves. We try to show this in our beers, our merchandise, and mostly our lifestyles. We want to push the limits of what can be done and  also do it with a smirk on our face. Our beer is one thing we take serious, everything else in life we don’t.

We are a company that makes beer. But, we want to be people that help a culture thrive. A culture of individuals who truly live life to the fullest and gain the greatest life experience not through television or books but through direct adventures. We will encourage this any chance we get. So our call to you is…….

STEP INTO THE UNKNOWN.

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FROM THE TWITTERBOX

Thanks to @theobserver for mentioning our Rye Felicia Taproom Release tomorrow! charlotteobserver.com/enterta…

About 13 hours ago from TheUnknownBrewingCo.'s Twitter via Twitter for iPhone


WORD AROUND THE KETTLE

Unknown plans massive taproom expansion READ ARTICLE.

Charlotte Agenda

7 triple IPAs to try READ ARTICLE.

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ALWAYS AROUND

If You’re Not Living On The Edge, You’re Taking Up Too Much Space

We’ve never been to India and neither has this beer. We believe the American Style has changed what an IPA is. More Hops, more grain, and more flavor. This is an American IPA.

Over the Edge takes a great balance of 5 grains and then ramps it up with West Coast hops that were born in the shadows of the cascades. We use these Hops in 7 different additions to create an adventure from the beginning of the sip all the way to the burp.

This beer has a blood orange color and thick white head. The beer starts with great hop aroma and malty sweetness followed by citrus orange full bodied flavor, finishing with clean piney end and cascade aroma’s. This beer will not only show you what an American IPA is, it will take you Over the Edge!

You wake up and that first thought is . . .

Today is going to be a big day.  It may be a tail gate, a pontoon party, a wedding, or it may be getting ready to run with the bulls.

The fact remains you’ve got to get ready for the big day or prepare for a long night. It’s time to Pre-Game.

Pre-Game is a Session Ale, this means this beer has great drinking potential. At 4.5% it beholds all of the craft flavor that you crave, but stays away from being too heavy. This beer is golden in color and low in bitterness.  Hops do come through in a sweet piney aroma that makes the end of every sip sound like . . . Game Time!

The name says it all. That simple. No really, that simple. Ginger drops of heaven, creamy smooth wheat. Now go out and live!

Our Ginger Wheat has all the wonderful light citrus mouth feel of our No Shame wheat with the addition of just the right amount of ginger to have a light, creamy finish with bursts of flavor.


SEASONAL

Tele-porter is a robust porter with a rich grain bill and dark malts that we brew with local cocoa nibs from French Broad chocolatiers in Asheville, NC, milk sugar and aromatic coffee roasted by our friends at Counter Culture Coffee in Durham, NC.  These ingredients give this beer a wonderful nose of coffee and chocolate, a creamy tan head, and rich mocha taste.

Made with black tea leaves and sweet orange blossom honey, this beer is on the lighter side with great caramel malts. The finish of sweet tea and hops provide a new floral lemon aroma. Plain and simple, Hospitali-tea is refreshing.

 

This aromatic IPA is made with 7 hop additions. All those hops are thrown in at special timed editions to create flavor, a nose full of goodness, and light bitterness.

Hoppy, roasted and smooth. This India Brown Ale will stay on your mind long after the last taste, like a song of the classic variety which may or may not have inspired this beer.


We brew this American stout with 7 grains and all west coast hops. The beer has a beautiful, tan head and the malts provide a smooth roasted taste and chocolate notes. It finishes with a slight pine flavor and a little more hops than most traditional stouts.
Cognac simmered raisins and cinnamon blended in this Belgian Quad. A big beer that brings the taste of cinnamon raisin bread with every sip and a good warmth behind it. Need we say more?

This scotch ale is a great beer with warm body and sweet caramel notes. Light hop additions and roasted grains give it a nice malty aroma. Drink this beer and enjoy with or without your kilt.

Lets Get Tropical is a 5.8% IPA. We used a Weizen yeast to create banana flavors. experimental hops with flavors of pineapple and then we dry hopped this beer with roasted coconut. When you are done drinking this beer you will find that your hair has been braided with pukka shells and you will have on a pink t-shirt that says “Island time”!


NOW OR NEVER SERIES

This stout is big. 7 different grains give this beer a great taste of chocolate and toasted toffee. It has a thick brown head with a warm mouth feel that will hold up against the coldest winter months. Even with it’s high gravity this beer is not overly thick or syrupy even though it’s made with enough grain to Krash The Kremlin.

When we think of Russian Imperial Stout, we think cold, dark, and filthy rich. We’re not historians but another dark, cold leader comes to mind. This beer weighs in at more than 4,000 pounds of grain and would easily tax the resources of premier Stalin.

We added bourbon-soaked red cherries to make this a real bear. Instead of starting a cold war, he would have been better off brewing a delicious beer. And, unlike the former Soviet Union, this beer ages well!

We brewed this IPA with some hazy juice hops and fermented it with a blend of an ale yeast and brett drie. And dry hopped it with a very aromatic hops.

This year our anniversary beer will be a year aged barreled gueze. A blend of two lambic beers and with flavors and notes of lemons and peaches. Cheers to three and a half yearish of making beer for all of our friends!!

West coast double IPA citrusy golden and dry with a huge citrus nose and crisp finish.

What could be better than tele-porter. A wonderful porter brewed with milk sugar, and aromatic coffee roasted by our friends at french broad and counter culture. These ingredients give this beer a wonderful nose of coffee and chocolate, a creamy tan head, and rich mocha taste.

We started with 25-year-old Dominican rum barrels and said “what should we put in them?” Well we went with a light tart gose and added fresh key lime juice so that you end up with a light quenching beer with a smooth rum vanilla finish.

*Current Taproom List Updated Weekly*


EVENT SPACE

Whether you’re planning a birthday, corporate mixer or holiday office party, Unknown Brewing Co. offers a special environment that can be customized to meet your needs. The raw, post-industrial 2,500 square foot space is a great alternative to more traditional rental spaces and is the perfect reflection of the hip surroundings of our location between Uptown and Southend.

Unknown Brewing Co. is able to host events Monday – Sunday. There is also a small room available for parties up to 20 people* Thursdays – Sundays (*A minimum $ amount may be required)


FOOD

We are happy to recommend Caterers and Food Trucks  for your event. Please inquire. We’ve partnered with some of our best pals to design a variety of menus for you to pick from.


MUSIC

For a Private Event, you can absolutely bring in a small band or DJ to perform! They would be required to bring in all of their own equipment (including speakers). Small groups with little amplification needed work best in our industrial space.  We utilize an iPod system at the Unknown Brewery (with commercial free Pandora) that we would be happy to play during private events as well. Or you can bring in your own MP3 style player with your own playlist and we can sync it to our system for your listening pleasure.


PAYMENT
  • Cash, Check paid to the Unknown Brewing Co. or Credit Card
  • Please note if paying by credit card, a Credit Card Authorization Form is required and the card holder is subject to an additional 5% processing fee.
  • 50% deposit is required to hold the date, final 50% due 2 weeks prior.
  • Tax is included in the pricing.
  • Gratuity is NOT included.

CANCELLATION POLICY

If you need to cancel the event, please do so with 2 weeks+ notice, so we can adjust our staffing or possibly rebook another event. For events that are cancelled with less than 2 weeks’ notice, a cancellation fee of $500-$1000 (depending on the day of the week the event was to occur: Monday-Thursday $500, Saturday or Sunday $1000) applies.


BOOKING AND QUESTIONS

Email Beth Aquilina for availability – beth@unknownbrewing.com

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UPCOMING EVENTS

The Unknown Brewery Invades The French Quarter (Brevard Court)
Saturday, April 8th | 2:30pm – 5:00pm

Come out this Saturday as Unknown Invades “The French Quarter” aka Brevard Court! There will be live music, plenty of swag to giveaway and delicious Unknown Beer.

Trust me you will want to be there when we #CrashTheQuarter!

Participating bars: The Cotton Room at Belfast Mill, French Quarter Restaurant, Queen City Beer & Chili – QCBC, Nefelie’s, and Courtyard Hooligans

EVENT LINK: https://www.facebook.com/events/1696842867280757/

Charlotte Smokeoff Competition 
Sunday, April 23rd | 1:00pm – 5:00pm

So you think you have the best BBQ in Charlotte? ….Prove it!

We are calling out the best amateur BBQers in the Queen City! If you think you have what it takes to grace the grill and take home the trophy and title of “Charlotte Smokeoff Champion 2017” email scotty@unknownbrewing.com. We will hook you up with the rules and get you registered!

We’re looking to have up to 25 teams and already have a few repeats registered from last year so make sure you act fast!

Now if you aren’t cooking but still want to enjoy amazing BBQ …$10 at the door gets you unlimited samples till 5 pm – you then vote on your favorite one! Plus, pair this with flowing beer and live music to jam out to. Oh and the proceeds benefit Purple Heart Homes.

So Come hungry!

EVENT LINK: https://www.facebook.com/events/194933234334631/



WEEKLY EVENTS


Brew House Yoga!
Every Wednesday | 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Every Wednesday an instructor from Charlotte Athletic Club hosts an hour long yoga in our brewhouse. For only $5 you receive an intense workout, a free pint, and a free class at CAC! Not only that but you can bring a friend for free!


Unknown Trivia Night!
Every Thursday | 7pm – 9pm

Trivia was such a hit that we’re going to do it EVERY THURSDAY. Grab your team and get here early to grab a table and some beers before the trivia begins. 1st place gets a $30 Gift Certificate, 2nd place gets a $20 Gift Certificate and last place gets an extra special prize. Head on over with your brainiest friends and see what your mind is made of.


Brewery Bootcamp
Every Thursday | 6:00pm

We partnered with the YMCA to bring you free weekly bootcamp classes in the brewery. Each class is a different workout that you can guarantee will get you sweating! Bring some water and a towel and meet us in the brewhouse for your free weekly bootcamp.


Unknown Bike and Brew
Every Saturday | 2:30pm

Join us every Saturday for our weekly cycling mini-event. The ride allows cyclists of all levels to ride a great 10, 25 or 35 mile loop in and around Charlotte. The ride is FREE and benefits the Charlotte Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.


Small Batch Sunday
Every Sunday | 12pm – 8pm

Every Sunday we release a small batch brew that Brad has crafted for you to try. Many of our most popular beers including Ginger Wheat and Hospitali-Tea were small batches that became so popular we now brew them on our large systems and are even canning our Hospitali-Tea! Come out and try something new every Sunday and let us know what you like and what you may not like!

 

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THE UNKNOWN-DORNIER CYCLING

Bike & Brew Saturdays at 2:30PM – Join Unknown-Dornier and Over the Edge Cycling Club in helping to fight disease while riding your bike, challenging yourself and having fun. Train each Saturday on a 10, 25, or 35 mile route from the Unknown Brewing Company on South Mint Street in Charlotte North Carolina.

Unknown-Dornier Cycling is part of Over the Edge Cycling Club – a charitable organization that organizes cycling events that help raise awareness and money for important causes like the National MS Society and 24 Hours of Booty.


HOW TO JOIN THE RIDES

Check out their official website for upcoming rides and how you can be a part of the Unknown Bike and Brew. Plus, check out their official Jersey and Kit and really be one of the Over The Edge Cycling Club.

 


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YOU GOT QUESTIONS.
HERE’S THE ANSWERS

WHERE DO YOU GET YOUR HOPS?

All the hops used are sourced from the North West (OR, WA, CA), though we do make a beer called the Local which uses NC hops.

DO YOU HAVE TVS?

Yes, our tvs are on during most major sporting events.

WHERE CAN I BUY MERCHANDISE?

You can purchase on our website and in the taproom. Check out our online store here!

WHERE DO YOU GET YOUR GRAIN?

All grain is sourced is sourced from the North America and malted in the United States.

CAN I HAVE A PRIVATE EVENT?

YES you can rent out the taproom for your private events. Email scotty@unknownbrewing.com for details

DO YOU SELL GROWLERS TO-GO?

Yes, 32oz and 64oz growlers are available for purchase.

HOW CAN I BUY UNKNOWN BEER

YOU CAN GET OUR BEER FROM TRYON DISTRIBUTING- CLICK HERE

ARE KIDS ALLOWED?

Yes

IS THE UNKNOWN IN BARS AND RESTAURANTS?

Yes you can find The Unknown in many locations throughout Charlotte (and surrounding areas) as well as throughout North Carolina, South Carolina and Atlanta, Georgia. Be sure to ask for The Unknown!

HOW MANY CANS CAN YOU CAN IN A MINUTE/HOUR/DAY ?

Up to 40 cans per minute, 2,400 can per hour, and 16,800 cans per day.

IF I EAT MYSELF WOULD I BECOME TWICE AS BIG OR DISAPPEAR COMPLETELY?

Good luck figuring out the answer to this one…

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JOIN THE UNKNOWN FAMILY

EMPLOYMENT

For interest in a position please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to brad@unknownbrewing.com .


OPEN POSITIONS

POSTED: Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
POSITION: Full-Time Field Sales Representative

This candidate will be a full-time field sales representative who promotes and maintains awareness of our brand in the following regions: Charlotte and surrounding metro and Western Carolina, including Asheville.

Job Description
The sales representative will work closely with our sales manager and distributors in their region to grow sales volume, manage existing accounts, open new accounts, and set up/execute events and promotions. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Proactively pursue new accounts.
  • Develop and maintain effective customer relationships.
  • Maintain expert knowledge of beer, the brewing process, beer history, and current industry trends.
  • Maintain familiarity with NCABC laws and practices in the assigned territory.
  • Increase market share and same store sales of our brands.
  • Conduct beer tastings and staff education with key accounts.
  • Organize & plan promotions and events with accounts on a regular basis.
  • Oversee special events in assigned territory.
  • Merchandise and execute effective floor displays in order to increase sales volume.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Willingness and ability to assist with out-of-market promotions and festivals, as needed.
  • Ability to lift and move heavy cases and kegs of beer frequently.

Job Requirements
We are seeking team members that are passionate about craft beer and are eager to introduce The Unknown Brewing Com[any to new customers. They should have excellent customer service skills, independence, ambition, organization and management skills, an aggressive work ethic, persistence, and a goal-oriented, team playing attitude. To be eligible for this position, applicants must meet the requirements below:

  • Have a minimum of one year in sales or related industry experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent work experience.
  • Must live in or be able to commute throughout the region assigned.
  • Clean driving record, valid driver’s license, and vehicle insurance.
  • Ability to work evenings, holidays and weekends as needed.
  • Be familiar with the brewing, distribution, and retail side of the beer industry.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Basic computer application competency.

This full-time position will offer salary compensation, and benefits will include health and dental insurance stipend, paid time off, and sales incentives.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Brad@unknownbrewing.com with the subject heading “Sales Representative” and let us know what makes you the best candidate for the job.


FROM THE TWITTERBOX

Thanks to @theobserver for mentioning our Rye Felicia Taproom Release tomorrow! charlotteobserver.com/enterta…

About 13 hours ago from TheUnknownBrewingCo.'s Twitter via Twitter for iPhone


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1327 South Mint Street | Charlotte NC 28203
Southend Neighborhood | 3 Blocks South of Panthers Stadium


RENT THE TAPROOM FOR A PRIVATE EVENT

Email Beth Aquilina for availability – beth@unknownbrewing.com


WANT TO BUY OUR BEER?- CLICK HERE

GET A HOLD OF US

At The Unknown Brewing Company we are more than just a name. A name does not mean you make good beer, and good beer does not have to have a name.
Our job is to stand out. We are the open road with no destination. We are your first kiss or your last time jumping out of an airplane,
or whatever your wildest adventure is. We are The Unknown.
So if you need us to have a name, make one up. If you make one up we prefer you call us something with adventure, or America, or dragons or something epic.
That would be awesome. All we know is that we are good people whose mission is to make really great beer and have fun doing it.
So our call to you………. Step into the Unknown

TAPROOM HOURS

WED, THURS AND FRIDAYS: 4-10pm  | SATURDAYS: Noon – 10pm | SUNDAYS: Noon – 8pm
BREWERY TOURS: Wednesday & Friday @ 6:30pm
PH: 980-237-2628  |  1327 South Mint Street | Charlotte NC 28203