Granite Falls Brewing Company

ALTERNATING PROPRIETORSHIP Opportunity - 5,460bbl - Western NC

**ALTERNATING PROPRIETORSHIP OPPORTUNITY**  Why build, expand or relocate a Brewery when you can simply “Lease”?  5,460bbl TURNKEY PRODUCTION BREWERY – Excess Capacity Available


Reach Asheville, Charlotte, Winston-Salem AND Blowing Rock/Boone markets!

Significantly refurbished, modernized Historical PEPSI COLA Bottling Plant – 10 minutes from I-40, 15 minutes from new APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY HICKORY Campus, 25 minutes from Blowing Rock, 40 minutes from Boone/Appalachian State University-Main Campus, 50 minutes from Asheville, less than one hour from Charlotte & Winston-Salem, located next to Hickory. Pepsi was strategic in choosing its location – you should be too! Distribute easily to four mega NC markets.

Brewery & restaurant sits two miles off Highway 321, currently being expanded to six lanes. Brewery boasts five (5) NCDOT-approved highway signs attracting all traffic traveling up the mountain.


31,690+sf (two conjoined warehouses) on 2.08 fenced acres, with gate controller. Four dock doors, two drive-in doors. Solid steel & block construction. Massive ceiling heights & center floor drain allow for easy expansion. 24-hour Surveillance cameras continually record interior & exterior of property. Granite Falls Police Department performs random drive-throughs and is just within walking distance.


Equipment can produce over $2 million in kegged beer annually (10,465+ 1/2bbl kegs), or over $6 million in Draft/On-Premise pours to supply tasting room(s).  Head Brewer will train on all equipment and can assist with production as his time & schedule allows.


MARKS Design & Metalworks Custom-Made tanks (purchased new 2013-2015): 20bbl Mash tun, five (5) 40bbl tanks (2 Brite), one 20bbl tank, 2.5bbl Psycho Brew Pilot System with small-batch S/S fermenters. Mitchell Lewis/Selectric control panel, large Fulton steam boiler, large Pro Refrigeration Chiller, IDD “Squire Plus 2” Keg Rinsing, Sanitizing & Filling Station, Roskamp grist mill, 40’x25′ Drive-in cooler (three additional walk-in coolers), forklift, 2016 Ford Transit Connect delivery vehicle (for co-use) & other ancillary equipment.

Brewery is on Country Malt Group (Fletcher, NC) 2-day route. Spent grain disposal already occurs onsite (local farmer). Brewery contracts with Iron Heart Canning for all packaging needs.

**FIXED Monthly fee – all-inclusive: covers utilities, rent, overhead & equipment wear – allowing for easy year-round budgeting/accounting.

2-5 Year “Lease” available, negotiable. Owner resides next-door and is the property owner. Owner’s focus and involvement remains with his 220-seat, high-volume Destination Restaurant & Event Center adjoining with 38 taps ready for your (and our) brews. Owner & Brew team seek to expand the small-batch system and Barrel-ageing program to better supply these taps.

**Owner is open to a Purchase Money Promissory Note arrangement whereby Alternating Proprietor Brewery acquires ownership title (“lease-to-own”) in the large Brewery System (valuation $853,053) over the course of monthly & annual payments. Again, current Owner’s interest resides in expanding the Small-Batch system onsite.

5,460bbl TURNKEY PRODUCTION BREWERY. Why build, expand or relocate when you can “Lease” and Scale Up Overnight? Serious inquiries only. E-mail: or contact directly 919-924-2201

Duke Street 47
Granite Falls 28630 NC US
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Minimum Order Size (BBL): 35
Maximum Annual Capacity (BBL): 5460
Packaging capabilities:
Additional beverages brewed:
Hard Seltzer