Suffolk Punch Brewing to open taproom at Birkdale Village in Huntersville

Suffolk Punch Brewing has expansion on tap with a new location planned for Birkdale Village in Huntersville.

The Charlotte-based brewery — which recently debuted its SouthPark location — expects to open a nearly 1,600-square-foot taproom in one of the standalone jewel-box spaces at Birkdale early next year. It will be located in an area known as The Grove, in the heart of the shopping complex.

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Entering the Lake Norman market fits Suffolk Punch’s plans perfectly, says Seth Stidham, co-owner and chief operating officer.

“We look for opportunities where we can serve neighborhoods and add value to a local community,” he says. “Where we can turn up the volume on great beer and great food in a unique environment.”

The jewel-box location will be smaller than Suffolk Punch’s other taprooms, Stidham says — but guests will be surrounded by other shopping options and have a view of the adjacent concert pavilion.

Expect a two-story taproom, with a rooftop bar tucked within the trees. Seating will overlook The Plaza at Birkdale. Downstairs, a full-service bar will connect to an all-seasons patio.

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