Visit Raleigh 2018 | Official Guide to Raleigh, Cary and Wake County - 13
Crafting the perfect drink
Whether you prefer local-produced craft beer,
wine or distilled spirits, Raleigh, N.C., has
the spot for you. Our craft beverage scene
is alive with unique stories of innovation and
collaboration, plus some really tasty sips.
Raleigh Rum Company
From the heart of Raleigh to our surrounding
communities, the energy and creativity of the
craft beer movement is in full swing. With more
than 25 local options, we thought we'd pour a
flight for you to sample.
Aviator Brewing Company-Aviator was
founded to provide fine ales, seasonal releases
and barrel-aged ales in N.C. Brewery tours
are offered or you can get samples at Aviator
Brewing Tap House.
Brice's Brewing Company-"Wonky, but it
works!" That's what Yelp reviewer B.R. had to say
about the location in an older business mall.
Brüeprint Brewing Company-Head to Apex
for a spot where they "continually put out wellthought-out local beers, including seasonals."
-TripAdvisor review from jermsshan
Carolina Brewing Company-They've been
brewing since 1995 making them one of the oldest
in the state. Check out the free tours every Sat.
Wine me up
Local winemakers are working their magic with
muscadine grapes and traditional vinifera grapes
from on-site vineyards. More information on
Adams Vineyards and Winery-Once a tobacco
and cotton farm, now the 8th generation of the
family farms muscadine grapes and fruits.
Chatham Hill Winery-Established in 1999,
the winery produces European-style wines
such as Chardonnay, Viognier, Merlot and
Cloer Family Vineyards-An interest in home
wine-making has expanded, but the feeling is still
warm and inviting.
Neusiok Wines-A boutique winery that
specializes in creating custom wines and
Fortnight Brewing Company-Mind your Ps
and Qs with traditional English-style beers that
utilize both premium U.K. and U.S. ingredients.
The spirits may be brewed in small batches, but
the energy level is anything but small at our local
distilleries. Passionate folks are bottling up liquid
goodness for you to enjoy. Find more details on
Neuse River Brewing Company-Order
up a Belgian-style ale, an IPA or one of the
experimental brews at a place that incorporates
Lassiter Distilling Company-Taste the results of
a corporate background traded in for Southern
roots with a recipe that blends "time-honored
tradition and a clever dose of troublemaking."
Trophy Brewing Company-A three-barrel nano
brewery in downtown Raleigh featuring a full
bar and growlers to go. Their beer is something,
often unique, and always tasty.
Oak City Amaretto-It's around-the-globe
influences with a Sicilian grandmother's recipe and
a proud Navy career that you'll taste in every sip.
Oaklee Distilling Co.-What happens when
sweet potatoes and corn come together to
create vodka? You'll have to find out for yourself
with Boots Vodka Troop Strength.
Pinetop Distillery-Does it take backgrounds
in engineering and biochemistry to make
moonshine? Well, it doesn't hurt.
Raleigh Rum Company-White, spiced, sweet
dark... and all oak-aged. You'll be singing "Yo ho
ho!" for sure.
Seventy Eight °C Spirits-It's all about citrus
with sweet and spicy blends of Limoncello,
Jalapeño Limoncello and Blood Orangecello.
Plan your trip to sip.
Raleigh Beer Trail-Hit the trail to visit breweries
from Wake Forest to Raleigh to Holly Springs and
Fuquay-Varina. Check in at breweries you visit in
the Raleigh area and earn prizes. The more you
visit, the more prizes you'll earn.
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