Legion Brewing Hosts Charlotte Runners

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Legion Brewing is pleased to announce its hosting of the Charlotte Runner’s “Legendary Legion Run,” which takes place each Thursday evening at 6:30 pm, rain or shine! Organizers Shawn Stilphen and Bevin Jett have assembled a festive group of runners that typically sports more than 50 attendees – not bad for the month of January! Prior to the run, participants …

#InstaBeerUpCLT

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Legion Friends invade #InstaBeerUpCLT – have a great time socializing over craft beer, making new friends along the way! What is #InstaBeerUpCLT, you ask? Simple, it’s the brainchild of craft-beer, Instagram-loving besties, Amy Herman and Corri Smith. This pair of female entrepreneurs continues to weave awesome into the fabric of our beer-loving community. This in-person, real-life social networking event meets monthly …

Legion Customers Prefer Beer to Work

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This just in: In a startling revelation on human nature, people prefer drinking beer with friends over attending work. Our behavioral scientists were hard at work observing Legion patrons on Friday, January 22th – the day that the City of Charlotte was officially snowed in. School was canceled; individuals were urged by their employers to stay home. We are delighted …

Beer and Cookies? Heck yeah!

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Anyone who still thinks that salted nuts are the only snack food that goes well with beer clearly wasn’t present at Legion Brewing on Thursday, January 21st. You see, on that date Aaron MJ Gore of Gravity Magazine sponsored an event for a gathering of its readers pairing cookies from Sunflour Baking Company with craft beer from Legion Brewing – a …

Plaza-Midwood Brewery Targets Thursday Opening

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There’s good news for those eagerly awaiting the opening of Legion Brewing in Plaza-Midwood.

The brewery is targeting a Thursday opening. If all the final pieces fall into place, further details such as hours will be posted on Legion’s Facebook page, says Phil Buchy.

A look at Plaza Midwood’s first brewery, Legion Brewing

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Since I moved to Charlotte, I have always really enjoyed Plaza Midwood. Not as beige and standard as parts of South End, but not as grungy (said lovingly) and cultural as NoDa (again, lovingly). As the Charlotte brewery scene exploded, one area was noticeably absent: Plaza Midwood. Phil Buchy and Newton Carver have teamed up to change that and will …

Legion Brewing Adding Finishing Touches

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As Legion Brewing prepares to open this fall in Plaza Midwood, we’re getting a better idea of what the brewery’s personality will be. Since breaking ground in May, owners Phil Buchy and Newton Craver have been hard at work. They’ve even brought in family members to help, putting all willing hands to task to get the space ready to open as soon …

Legion Brewing beginning construction

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Phil Buchy has been back and forth with Mecklenburg County trying to get plans approved for his brewery in Plaza Midwood’s Brodt Music building for months. Yesterday evening, the plans were finally approved, and construction for Legion Brewing Company is beginning. Now that the interior work can start, Buchy says he expects the brewery to open in late summer or early …