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No matter if you consider yourself a cicerone, a fancy name for beer connoisseur, or just appreciate a local beer, Raleigh, N.C., has everything you need to delve into the popular world of craft breweries. Raleigh is no stranger to delicious beers and offers up numerous local hotspots dedicated to the craft, making it easy to stay true to your tastes in the capital city.

Want to see how that beer you're drinking is made? Many of the area breweries listed on this page offer free tours when visitors can learn the differences between beers like porters or doppelbocks and giving you a chance to chat with the brewmasters. Check our calendar of events because you may find a special event, beer dinner or group tour experience while you're visiting.

  Greater Raleigh Beer TrailGo on a brewful expedition
Raleigh Beer Trail

From Wake Forest to Raleigh to Holly Springs and Fuquay-Varina, breweries are located all throughout the area. Use our beer trail map to guide you to each brewery.* Click here

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Basic Listings

Aviator Brewing Company

  • 209 Technology Park Ln.
    Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
  • Area: Fuquay-Varina
  • Phone: 919.567.2337

Big Boss Brewing Company

  • 1249 Wicker Dr., Ste. A
    Raleigh, NC 27604
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.834.0045

Bombshell Beer Company

  • 120 Quantum St.
    Holly Springs, NC 27540
  • Area: Holly Springs
  • Phone: 919.823.1933

Boylan Bridge Brewpub

  • 201 S. Boylan Ave.
    Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.803.8927

Brueprint Brewing Company

  • 1229 Perry Rd., Ste. 101
    Apex, NC 27502
  • Area: Apex
  • Phone: 919.387.8075

Carolina Brewing Company

  • 140 Thomas Mill Rd.
    Holly Springs, NC 27540
  • Area: Holly Springs
  • Phone: 919.557.BEER

Compass Rose Brewery

  • 3201 Northside Dr.
    Ste. 101
    Raleigh, NC 27615
  • Area: North Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.875.5683

Crank Arm Brewing

  • 319 W. Davie St.
    Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh

Draft Line Brewing Co.

  • 341 Broad St., Ste. 151
    Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
  • Area: Fuquay-Varina
  • Phone: 919.557.7121

Fortnight Brewing Company

  • 1006 S.W. Maynard Rd.
    Cary, NC 27511
  • Area: Cary
  • Phone: 919.342.6604


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421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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