Need a drinking break from the craft beers that you find in South End or NoDa? Barking Duck Brewing Company in Mint Hill has got you covered.
College roommates and American Airlines co-workers Josh Carl and Jacob Reynolds balance working for a busy airline with brewing and selling their beer. While the location is hard to find at first — behind the Food Lion, through a gate and in the back of a warehouse — Carl or Reynolds is there to greet you, pour you a pint and strike up a knowledgeable conversation about beer.
The guys make different batches of beer each week including their popular Break Time Session IPA and Big Belly Milk Stout. I love IPAs so I knew Break Time Session would be on point, but I was pleasantly surprised by the milky smoothness of the Big Belly after thinking it would taste too harsh.
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