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Raleigh Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Raleigh Brewing CompanyRaleigh Brewing Company
Based on:
19 Beers
328 Hads
Place Score: 91
Reviews: 10
Visits: 39
Avg: 4.12
pDev: n/a
Taps: 6
Bottles: --
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar ]

3709 Neil St
Raleigh, North Carolina, 27607-5415
United States
phone: (919) 400-9086 | map

Place added by: wedge on 03-12-2013

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Reviews: 10 | Visits: 39
Reviews by GJ40:
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4.28/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

A great, local, relaxed and authentic brewery. It's more a part of the community than a business. John brings a great knowledge of the brewing and home brewing cultures to make it all possible. Along with his partners, they run a great place. I especially like the constantly changing offerings brewed by the employees and guests. I really enjoyed the jalapeño pilsner. And when you factor in the homebrew shop and food trucks, you can get everything you need under on roof. I look forward to their continued evolution.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of walkinginplace
3.95/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Barracudas
3.75/5  rDev -9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of dexterk1
3.68/5  rDev -10.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of dbrauneis
4.01/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

The place was really quiet on a Sunday afternoon (a real hot one) when I visited and the space was very large with multiple indoor and outdoor seating areas - though I have to say that it was dark and almost felt like an empty nightclub in the daytime. The folks that were there spanned all walks of life and were very friendly.

The beers were very enjoyable and well poured - proper glassware offered in multiple sizes at a proper temperature with proper amounts of head. Beers tasted very fresh.

The bartender was friendly and helpful though a little slow to serve (I was the only person waiting to order at the bar but I had to wait almost 10 minutes while she finished up a conversation with a friend/customer).

Nice range of styles for beers that made it easy to find something to enjoy.

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Photo of David63Olson
3.89/5  rDev -5.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Cacibajagua
4.11/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of EvilTweety
4.28/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Macsimus
3.99/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Trevnug25
4.05/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of JMN322
3.94/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of CavemanRamblin
3.5/5  rDev -15%

Photo of Renegawam
4/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of Yetiman420
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Stop #434 on my world brewery tour.

Stopped in around noon on a rainy Tuesday in October. Did some shopping at the attached homebrew supply shop (lots of hardware for frankenbrewers).

Ten house beers on tap. I had two flights for nine of the beers: Belgian Golden, Rye IPA, Czech Pilsner, English Pub Ale, Scottish Export, Porter/Coffee Porter, Oktoberfest (they were out), Pale Ale, Chocolate Milk Stout. Also had Kombucha on draft - fermented green tea with ginger. It was spectacular and I'm on a mission now to make it.

All beers were great. I especially enjoyed the hop profile of the pale and the dried out Belgian. Got to chat a bit with the brewer as he ate lunch which added to the enjoyment.

On my three day beer tour of Raleigh, these guys and Crank Arm were the best in terms of variety and quality. Crank has a better atmosphere.

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Photo of bcgeiman
3.48/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of styleisking
3.75/5  rDev -9%

Photo of sbhudson2012
4/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of Highbury09
3.75/5  rDev -9%

Photo of Sicem99
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of MalibuKenny
4/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of jgasparine
3.86/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Attended this past weekend for the Blood, Sweat and Beer festival. While the WWE-style wrestling exhibition was entertaining, this review is more about the brewery itself.

The grounds and layout were great. A great series of spaces to enjoy beer- including a big open area with high and low-tops, a row of dart boards, and a section with couches to enjoy a brew lounge-style. The people were great. All around, a great venue.

The quality of beer was fantastic. Everything I tried was clean, with no perceptible defects. Overall, I found everything to be quite tasty.

Folks behind the bar were friendly (as you would expect from a craft brewery). Service was reasonably prompt, considering they had 200- 300 people there.

The selection here is limited due to the size of the operation, but both ales and lagers were available, and a good spread of styles to choose from.

OVERALL- I would definitely go back!

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Photo of woodchip
4/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of smellandsip37
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of RWLawman
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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Raleigh Brewing Company in Raleigh, NC
91 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.