Who we work with
Aviator Brewing Company opened the hangar doors on November 28, 2008. They first began brewing beer in an airplane hangar at Triple W airport in Fuquay Varina, NC where they moved the airplane to one side and put in the boil kettle and mash tun. They have since moved to a larger 23,000 sq. ft. building also in Fuquay Varina, NC. Aviator Brewing Company has 4 locations all in Fuquay Varina, NC including their Award Winning Aviator SmokeHouse BBQ Restaurant, Aviator Beer Shop selling over 600 different types of beers, Aviator Tap House, and Aviator Brewing Company. They provide tours at their brewery Thursday through Sunday.
Bond Brothers Beer Company is a NC craft brewery and taproom, located in Cary, NC, dedicated to producing high-quality ales and sours. Starting as a group of brewers competing in local and regional home-brew competitions, their success in these competitions fueled the desire to brew on a commercial level. Certified Cicerone Brewmaster Whit Baker and crew have developed a vast array of proven recipes to satisfy all craft beer lovers. Whether you enjoy Stouts, IPAs, Saisons or Sours, Bond Brothers beer offerings are sure to please. Bond Brothers chose downtown Cary based largely on the revitalization movement taking place there. Their recently completed industrial modern space is quickly becoming a popular epicenter in the downtown community. With over 9000 square feet of brewery, taproom and beer garden to enjoy, they have built a destination that matches the quality of their beers. There are 14 unique beers on tap, a robust barrel sour program, monthly guided brewery tours, and a kid/dog friendly environment. Bond Brothers Beer Company has created a must see destination in the heart of the Triangle.
Carolina Brewing Company first opened its doors in 1995, making it the oldest active brewery in Wake County. Founders Greg Shuck, John Shuck and Joe Zonin lived in Seattle and home-brewed beer in their basement until coming to Holly Springs, NC in 1993. The first kegs of flagship brand Carolina Pale Ale were delivered to 42nd Street Oyster Bar in Raleigh in July of 1995 leading the way for CPA to become one of the best selling beers in the Triangle from 1995-2011. CBC rebranded in 2015 to celebrate the milestone of their 20th anniversary and now distributes statewide.
Durty Bull Brewing Company uses old-world brewing techniques, along with their own creativity and passion, to bring you barrel-aged and sour beers as well as many other unconventional brews. They are bringing a specialized niche of beer as well as our love of brewing to the wonderful residents of the Bull City and beyond.
Forged from the ashes of a fallen brewery brother, Gizmo Brew Works launched into the public sphere in April of 2013. Gizmo represents the thinkers, tinkerers, and inventors who make up RTP and the Umstead Industrial Park which Gizmo calls home.
At its inception, Gizmo Brew Works inherited a 2 barrel brew house, making it one of the smallest production breweries in North Carolina. Strong and feisty for its size, Gizmo surged forth into the competitive beer market. As Gizmo’s reputation grows, so does its size. New infrastructure boosted its growth with larger tanks and a new 7 bbl brewhouse. Currently, Gizmo sells beer on draft and in 22oz bombers. Thirsty souls can find Gizmo beer in some of the finest retail shops and restaurants/bars throughout North Carolina.
Located in the Five Points neighborhood of Raleigh, NC, Neuse River Brewing Company concentrates on Belgian style ales and IPAs. Their goal is to pay homage to traditional styles of beer, although, they are also passionate about experimenting with contemporary concepts and bridging the gap between the two. Neuse River Brewing Company incorporates sustainable practices and buys local whenever possible in an effort to support their neighbors.
Nickelpoint Brewing Co. is the original craft brewery in vibrant Five Points neighborhood of Raleigh, North Carolina. They focus on preserving European beer styles of a bygone era with a special emphasis on quality control in the brewing process that is not found in your typical microbrewery.
Nickelpoint Brewing Co.'s priority is to brew quality craft beer, based on traditional historical styles with a contemporary flare. The history of beer is fascinating and there’s a bevy of styles that have been brewed throughout time that are overlooked by typical American craft beer breweries today. It’s Nickelpoint Brewing Co.'s priority to bring some of these styles to life and offer them as an alternative for their clients. North Carolina is a hot bed for microbreweries in the Southeast and Nickelpoint Brewing Co. will provide an alternative to typical American beer styles brewed in the area.
Nickelpoint Brewery Co. is a 20 barrel microbrewery with a tasting room where customers can mingle and imbibe as well as take a guided tour through the brewery to learn about the process of brewing beer.
R&D Brewing constructed a 3.5 bbl pilot brewing system to research, develop and gain feedback from their many connections within the community. The system allows for innovation, creativity and hopefully will provide consumers with a beer they helped create. Brewmaster Ian VanGundy, winner of over a dozen international and national medals, is overseeing all brewing operations. He was named 30 under 30 in 2013 by All About Beer as a brewer set to make waves in the brewing world. He most recently received a Gold Medal for the Bock and a Bronze for the Mexican Lager at the 2018 U.S. Open Beer Championship. His expertise and knowledge combined with his desire to create your perfect beer is the driving force behind R&D Brewing.
R&D Brewing have purchased a 30 bbl Rolec brewhouse and their 2020 plans include a new 20,000+ square foot production facility with a taproom and outdoor beer garden. They currently have a variety of single and double hop IPAs, Lagers and Stouts in the market. Over the next several months Ian will continue to expand on the variety of styles in the portfolio based on your feedback. The concept of these small batches is to collect feedback to help determine recipes destined for larger production next year. The idea is to reach a higher level of perfection, tailored to popular demand so that their packaged beers are tried and true with a story that includes the community.
Raleigh Brewing’s mission is to embrace the City of Oaks (Raleigh) with every beer brewed. From the murals of the capital city on the taproom walls, to the names of our beers and our involvement with local community organizations and nonprofits, we thrive for this city. Raleigh Brewing is currently operating on a 20bbl and 3bbl brew house, has a taproom with 32 taps flowing 7 days a week and has their beer in over 200 accounts in the Triangle area of NC and Wilmington.
Kristie Nystedt, the first woman to own a brewery in the state of North Carolina, recognized a void in the market when it came to supplying homebrewers with local supplies and commercial brewers with efficient and quality tanks to produce their beer. So when Raleigh Brewing opened in 2013, it was alongside its two sister companies, Atlantic Brew Supply and ABS Commercial.
Since 2013, Raleigh Brewing has become Wake County’s third largest production brewery, averaging +4,500 bbl of beer per year. Atlantic Brew Supply has become the largest brick and mortar homebrew supply shop on the East Coast and ABS Commercial has expanded its tanks into 34 states and four countries.
Established in 2012, Trophy Brewing Co. is home to three unique experiences nestled in the heart of Downtown Raleigh that bring people together through craft beer, thoughtful food and intentional community. Trophy's production facility on Maywood Avenue features a comfortable taproom and patio with a beautiful view of the brewery. Enjoy their 12 tap draft list or rotating cask engine or grab a growler or six pack to go. With daily food trucks, a dog friendly environment and great beer it's the perfect hangout spot.