Maxwell’s Tavern

In downtown Waxhaw, this local restaurant features 16 taps of local and global craft beer as well as a rotating bottle menu.

Maxwell's Tavern

Selection 8.3
Atmosphere 8.0
Activities 7.1
Staff 7.5

Southern Style Designs

This little shop lists craft beer right on its street side sign but should not. The selection is laughable.

Southern Style

Selection 1.3
Atmosphere 1.9
Activities 0.5
Staff 3.5

Black Chicken (Waxhaw)

The Black Chicken is a small bottle shop featuring both beer and wine. It has 12 taps and normally about half are local craft beers.

Black Chicken

Selection 7.2
Atmosphere 7.6
Activities 6.1
Staff 7.3

Dream Chaser’s Brewery

In Downtown Waxhaw, just south of the city, we find Dream Chaser’s Brewery. Once home to the Waxhaw Community Volunteer Fire Department, this space (built in 1963) is perfect for a brewery.


Selection 6.5
Atmosphere 6.5
Activities 6.0
Staff 6.5