Beer Scene

Beer Scene

Beer City

Beer may have once been an unremarkable beverage, but today it has risen to an art form. The world of craft beers offers unique, diverse experiences, fitting right into Durham's local culture.

With four breweries and the original World Beer Festival calling it home, it is only fitting that Durham is a nexus for the development and appreciation of craft beer. Here are a few highlights that have arisen in the Bull City beer scene.

Durham continues to emerge and gain press as a craft beer hotspot worthy of exploration. Whether you're a brewing expert or just starting your beer journey, Durham has a new flavor for you.

Browse Durham Breweries & Distilleries:



Bull Craft Bottle Shop

  • 1125 W.NC Highway 54, Ste 501
  • Durham, NC 27713
  • (919) 525-5888
  • SW Durham, including Southpoint

A craft beer shop featuring NC brews. The store will sell bottles to go as well as 8 beers on draft.

Fullsteam Brewery

  • 726 Rigsbee Ave, Downtown Durham
  • Durham, NC 27701-2139
  • (919) 682-2337
  • Downtown Area

Craft beer brewery devoted to a "plow to pint" philosophy of using local produce to make their beers. The facility is also home to a tavern open nightly and can be rented as an event space for …

Ponysaurus Brewing

  • 1101 W Chapel Hill St, The Cookery, Downtown Durham
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • (919) 908-8974
  • Downtown Area

Triangle Brewing Company

  • 918 Pearl St
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • (919) 683-2337
  • Downtown Area

Durham’s oldest operating brewery offers its product in kegs, growlers and cans. Making craft beer in authentic styles has garnered the operation a strong local reputation. Tours offered most …

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101 E Morgan St.
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
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