The Triangle has a rich brewery scene. Many of these breweries host regularly scheduled tours, where you can get to know your favorite local beer, and the process behind it, a little bit better. These schedules are subject to change, so it’s a good idea to call before heading out.
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Durham Brewery Tours
726 Rigsbee Avenue, Durham
Tours every Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
You can just walk up, but if you want to make sure you have a spot, follow the above link and fill out the form. Learn about Fullsteam’s plow-to-pint brewing facility. Enjoy four or five beer samples and get a 20% discount on all merchandise and to-go beers.
Bull City Burger and Beer
107 E. Parrish St. #105, Durham
Tours Saturday at 4 p.m.
Includes a tour and tasting of the beers on tap, as 15% off merchandise the day of the tour. Just show up and pay at the bar before 4:00 p.m. Five person minimum to hold a tour and limited to 25 people max. This tour is sometimes done virtually in a slide show presentation when the group exceeds 12 people. Please call that day to verify that they’re having a tour. (919) 680-2333
$5/person–can be used as a credit toward a growler deposit that day only
219 Hood St, Durham
Tours Saturday at 1 p.m.
Includes a beer tasting and 10% off all merchandise on the day of your tour.
Durty Bull Brewing Company
206 Broadway St, Suite 104, Durham
Tours every 1st and 3rd Friday at 7 p.m.
Includes a flight of four 4 oz tasters and one full pour. Get your tickets on Groupon to save over 50%.
$40, or $19 with Groupon
Raleigh Brewery Tours
The Lonerider brewery is currently undergoing updates, so public tours have been suspended. They are expected to pick back up soon.
3709 Neil Street, Raleigh
1st and 3rd Saturday of the month, at 3 p.m. (arrive 30 minutes early)
Gizmo Brew Works
5907 Triangle Drive, Raleigh
Saturdays at 4 p.m., but please arrive 10 minutes early.
Big Boss Brewing
1249 Wicker Drive, Raleigh
2nd Saturday at 2 p.m.
The 30-minute tour takes you through the entire facility where you will learn about Big Boss’s beer-making process. Please bring a valid ID.
Cary Brewery Tours
1006 SW Maynard Rd, Cary
Tours: Fridays 6 p.m. (unless a Lula Roe shopping event is taking place)
Saturdays 3 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Holly Springs Brewery Tours
Carolina Brewing Company
140 Thomas Mill Rd, Holly Springs
Tours Saturday 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Pittsboro Brewery Tours
120 Lowes Drive, Ste 100, Pittsboro
Tours Saturday 2 p.m.
The tour includes complimentary tastings.
Apex Brewery Tours
1229 Perry Road, Suite 101 Apex
Email email@example.com to set up a tour. Minimum of four people. Six is ideal.
Fuquay-Varina Brewery Tours
209 Technology Park Ln, Fuquay-Varina
Thursday & Friday: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.: We only do one Tour at 6:30pm. We open the doors at 5pm, single tour at 6:30pm and close at 9pm. The tour starts at the back hangar bar.
Saturday 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.: Multiple Tours from 4pm-6:30pm – We open the doors at 3pm, and start tours from 4pm-6:30pm (last tour starts at 6:30pm) and close at 9pm. The tour starts at the back hangar bar.
Sunday 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.: Single Tour at 5:30pm – We open the doors at 3pm at the back bar. Please walk around to the rear of the building to the hangar bar! There is a single tour at 5:30pm.
Tour includes plenty of free beer (Age 21+)
$5/per person 21 yrs and older. Under 21 Free.
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