Fullsteam Brewery

Fullsteam Brewery

Brewery and Beer Garden$$$$
Old North Durham, Durham
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  • Jim C.
    Great selection of beers, and friendly staff.
    Jim Czech · 3 hours ago
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  • Michal S.
    Rocket Science (beer) is excellent. Board games and ping pong inside. Dog friendly.
    Michal Schmitt · March 8
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  • K
    Cool space. Beers are A+, especially the CackaLacky! Nice stage space & lots of room. Even have games to play as you walk in.
    K · February 17
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  • Adam Y.
    interesting place to visit.
    Adam Y · January 26
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  • Walter S.
    good beer selection!
    Walter Sand · December 30, 2015
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  • Brandon 🍣🍶☕️
    Food trucks outside every day.
    Brandon 🍣🍶☕️ · December 27, 2015
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  • Robbie P.
    Get your steam on!
    Robbie Porto · October 24, 2015
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  • Will B.
    Best brewery in Durham, hands down. Welcoming atmosphere and great selection of bar games, as well as ample seating.
    Will Bumgarner · October 8, 2015
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  • Valentinos Food Truck
    Fullsteam Head And Enjoy What's Left of the Weekend with us till 8pm
    Valentinos Food Truck · August 16, 2015
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  • Valentinos Food Truck
    No Bull Hero $ 8 Thin sliced spice cured sliced roasted pork tenderloin with bacon,provolone cheese & ciderworks glaze!
    Valentinos Food Truck · July 20, 2015
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  • h d.
    Summer basil!!! Yes!!!
    h d · July 14, 2015
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  • Nikki B.
    Great beer, good food trucks!
    Nikki B · July 12, 2015
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  • Nikki B.
    Try Summer Basil
    Nikki B · July 12, 2015
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  • Kate W.
    BEER. Fun atmosphere. Great for groups.
    Kate Wojdula · June 29, 2015
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  • Will H.
    There's no AC, so... Come when it's cool out!
    Will Hare · June 28, 2015
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  • Michael M.
    Comfortable seating, wide variety of beers to try with new ones coming on"steam" frequently. Buy their outstanding design tshirts to show your friends your excellent taste in locally brewed beer.
    Michael M · June 21, 2015
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  • Nick D.
    Get the Cackalacky, and you won't regret it!
    Nick DiColandrea · June 14, 2015
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  • Justin B.
    Kind of a hipster feel. Not very welcoming.
    Justin Bauer · May 7, 2015
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  • James W.
    This place is awesome; they have guest taps, guest tap events, R&D beers and their new stuff with Rachel's yeast is killer! GO NOW!
    James White · April 22, 2015
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  • Jason B.
    Get food from a food truck, bring your dog.
    Jason Baxter · February 22, 2015
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  • Stephni H.
    All you beer loving yogis: don't miss out on Sunday yoga. It's donation based, and finishes up right at noon so you can grab a beer afterwards. Be sure to get there early though, it fills up quick.
    Stephni Hill · February 20, 2015
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  • Bert S.
    Get the Rocket Science.
    Bert Sullivan · February 15, 2015
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  • Christopher A.
    Dog friendly! Bring you pooch or pet a strange pup!
    Christopher Azar · February 2, 2015
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  • Christopher A.
    Do your mouth a favor and grab a sweet potato beer
    Christopher Azar · February 1, 2015
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  • Nick D.
    Start with the Southern Lager, the brew that made Fullsteam. Then go down the rabbit hole with the rest of their delightful beers! Great open atmosphere for catching up with friends, old and new!
    Nick DiColandrea · January 23, 2015
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  • Jordan G.
    Amazing local brewery with an amazing atmosphere.
    Jordan Groseclose · January 6, 2015
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  • Mandy B.
    Get a flight. $9. Great vibe, great beer.
    Mandy Burgan · December 28, 2014
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  • Chris M.
    Hmmm, a little noisy and a lot people for a Friday night. The beer was ok.
    Chris Mondichak · December 13, 2014
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  • Amanda B.
    Loved their Cackalacky Ginger Pale Ale, the Belgian wit with black pepper and the Rocket Science IPA.
    Amanda Burd · November 30, 2014
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  • John B.
    Fantastic beer! Great atmosphere: live music, board games, darts, you name it. Definitely try the Hog Wash porter!
    John Burnor · November 9, 2014
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  • Mark N.
    Beer, darts, ping pong.
    Mark Nixon · November 7, 2014
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  • Marion
    Beasley's honey white, First Frost (persimmon winter seasonal), or Cackalacky (ginger pale ale) = guaranteed success.
    Marion · November 2, 2014
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  • Valentinos Food Truck
    The live music has started and that grill is nice & hot. Here till 7ish
    Valentinos Food Truck · October 26, 2014
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  • Kaitlin T.
    My favorite brewery in the Triangle. Haven't had a bad beer there yet, and the atmosphere is just awesome. Working Man's Lunch is my all-time fave. Great seasonals, too.
    Kaitlin T · October 20, 2014
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  • Jordan G.
    One of the best breweries around. Great beers with standard and unique choices. Love the atmosphere.
    Jordan Groseclose · September 27, 2014
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  • Valentinos Food Truck
    Fullsteam with Italian Flavor Away!
    Valentinos Food Truck · September 21, 2014
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  • Keith K.
    The hogwash is delicious. Keep a Look out for food trucks in the area as well for a bite to eat.
    Keith Kissel · September 5, 2014
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  • Josh P.
    Come for the vibe, stay for The Room!
    Josh Peterson · August 31, 2014
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  • Keith K.
    Enjoy the cackalackey
    Keith Kissel · August 22, 2014
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  • Liz D.
    Great beer, dog friendly, a great place to hang out.
    Liz Danielian · August 11, 2014
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  • Stephen P.
    Seasonal beer is the bomb
    Stephen Parker · August 9, 2014
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  • Jess G.
    Lots of dogs and kids if either of those are your thing. Always a good food truck out front.
    Jess G · August 8, 2014
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  • John L.
    Trivia is good fun!
    John Lovett · August 8, 2014
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  • Keith K.
    Try the cack a lackey
    Keith Kissel · August 8, 2014
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  • Emilio C.
    Great brewery. Try out the flight so you can figure out what your favorite flavor is.
    Emilio C · July 30, 2014
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  • Luke W.
    Summer basil is delicious.
    Luke White · July 26, 2014
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  • Shekinah S.
    Ginger Beer Pale Ale. Try It NOW! Amazing
    Shekinah Smith · June 24, 2014
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  • Jess ⚓
    Trivia on Thursday nights!
    Jess ⚓ · June 17, 2014
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  • Chris V.
    Come here when stuff at Durham Central Park, like the Art Of Cool Fest, gets rained out.
    Chris Vuocolo · April 25, 2014
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  • Candace C.
    El Toro - "American Cream Ale" - this beer is awesome but tastes slightly like boiled peanuts.
    Candace Corbett · January 12, 2014
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  • Matthew T.
    Beautiful place to hang out with tasty microbrews & a food truck out front. This is a dog & family friendly place, there are often several young kids around.
    Matthew T · November 29, 2013
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  • Bobbi B.
    Uhm, uhm good! #VisitNC
    Bobbi Booker · August 25, 2013
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  • Teresa P.
    Come with a clean palate/flush your tastebuds with water, so you can taste the wonderful complexity of these beers! Then fill up on whatever awesome food truck is parked outside.
    Teresa Petro · August 16, 2013
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  • Gina D.
    I think the Cackalacky is now my favorite!
    Gina D · July 4, 2013
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  • Melissa K.
    Love getting the half pints ($2 each!) and sampling different brews. The bourbon beer is fantastic - and so is the people watching. If you're hungry, hit up the food trucks.
    Melissa K · May 26, 2013
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  • Visit North Carolina
    Check out the Conde Nast Traveler's Fullsteam Brewery review. They're a fan of the plow-to-pint approach and the "forager" series, as we all are. Read more
    Visit North Carolina · April 4, 2013
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  • Angelique R.
    Sweet stamen cider is my FAV!
    Angelique Ryan · March 14, 2013
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  • Carlos P.
    The Fullsteam beer is good. Like a red hook kind of taste.
    Carlos Perez · March 13, 2013
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  • Emily B.
    Bring your dog here - they love our furry friends!
    Emily Brands · February 19, 2013
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  • David S.
    First Frost. It changes you.
    David Sloan · January 18, 2013
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  • Adam M.
    Fruitcake is great! Touch of bourbon finish.
    Adam Morrison · December 18, 2012
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  • Brad S.
    The seasonal beers are great. Try the one hop rye and the basil.
    Brad Simpson · December 1, 2012
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  • Brittany F.
    Play Tetris on the homegamearcade.com machine. I now have the high score by 80 some thousand points. I dare you
    Brittany Finch · November 18, 2012
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  • Margret Anne
    Love the carver sweet potato lager. Fab food trucks outside, Nom Nom
    Margret Anne · October 30, 2012
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  • The News & Observer
    Try any of their Plow to Pint beers, which are made with North Carolina agricultural products. Try Hogwash, a hickory-smoked porter; Carver Sweet Potato and First Frost, a wild persimmon ale. Read more
    The News & Observer · July 2, 2012
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  • Dean B.
    Wonderful and unique beers in a truly memorable space - plus fantastic food trucks often support outside! (4 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more
    Dean Browell · May 25, 2012
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  • BRANDON V.
    Try the hogwash bacon beer if you enjoy dark, beasly's is delicious if you want something on the lighter side
    BRANDON Visconti · May 5, 2012
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  • Mark S.
    BACON BEER!!!!!!
    Mark Slattery · April 27, 2012
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  • Thomas S.
    Run Club-Wednesday nights at 6. Good times!
    Thomas Steffen · April 11, 2012
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  • allison
    Drag bingo first Wednesday of the month!
    allison · April 6, 2012
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  • Sami P.
    This bar kicks you out if they think you have been drinking at all F THIS PLace we were not even drinking DO NOT GO HERE!!!!
    Sami Pentino · March 25, 2012
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  • Beer 47
    Try a beer from the Forager series. Maybe with local fruit. First Frost in particular is fantastic.
    Beer 47 · March 17, 2012
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  • Rachel P.
    First Frost - great high gravity with persimmon that's subtle, not overly fruity
    Rachel Porter · January 16, 2012
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  • Kristal K.
    Their regular beers are awesome, but be sure to try their seasonal beers, too!
    Kristal Katherine · December 5, 2011
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  • Chad A.
    The Working Man's Lunch dark chocolate ale is giving me so much life right now.
    Chad Appenzeller · November 26, 2011
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  • Eric G.
    Foosball @ 9 on most Thursday nights. Join us!
    Eric Guess · November 10, 2011
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  • Aaron N.
    Chirba bitches!!!!!!!
    Aaron Nicholas · October 27, 2011
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  • Gelk E.
    The cream ale is great! Read more
    Gelk Erik Mattheis · October 21, 2011
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  • allison
    The el tango shandy, is quite yummy if you don't like beer.
    allison · October 21, 2011
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  • Neu Concepts
    Fullsteam Brewery is a great place to relax after work! We enjoy our "Fullsteam Fridays"!
    Neu Concepts · September 30, 2011
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  • Chris M.
    Contrary to what that one donkey says, summer basil is delicious.
    Chris Muir · September 24, 2011
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  • Mark T.
    It's not Rocket Science - try the Rocket Science IPA! Read more
    Mark Traphagen · September 20, 2011
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  • Thomas S.
    Run club on Wednesday nights at 6 is awesome. Good food trucks too!
    Thomas Steffen · September 16, 2011
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  • RaleighWhatsUp
    Great hangout spot! Super casual, even kid friendly with ping pong and old school pinball machines. Love their beers.
    RaleighWhatsUp · August 29, 2011
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  • Pittsboro-Siler City Convention & Visitors Bureau
    Find Fullsteam at NC Hops and Roots Fest on Sep 3. Music, beer and food tastings, etc. Read more
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  • Jessica Y.
    Play a song on the awesome jukebox!
    Jessica Y · August 11, 2011
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  • allie s.
    awesome space, awesome owners. the summer basil beer is great (especially with pizza). i hope they make the persimmon beer again this winter.
    allie sanfi · August 2, 2011
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  • Michael O.
    Oh god! Don't get the basil beer is smells like chicken poop. I don't think I can get the taste out of my mouth.
    Michael Oberle · July 28, 2011
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  • Nan L.
    run here on wednesdays at 6pm
    Nan Lujan · July 6, 2011
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  • Kristen G.
    This place is dog-friendly, so feel free to grab a pint with your four-legged favorite.
    Kristen Gregory · June 26, 2011
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  • Andrew R.
    Not a hop head? Carver sweet potato is awesome, as is the El Toro cream ale (though it's weak). And try the pear cider if they have it on tap.
    Andrew Roman · June 5, 2011
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  • Sam V.
    Summer Basil Farmhouse Ale is back on tap!
    Sam Verrill · May 21, 2011
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  • Tim B.
    Play the rapper named Faber at table tennis. You can't lose.
    Tim Bounds · April 4, 2011
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  • Andrew R.
    The Carver is good. The Hogwash is flavorful. And the Moon Pie is unique. Try 'em all.
    Andrew Roman · February 10, 2011
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  • Sean K.
    Sour mash sweet potato carver is yummy.
    Sean Knuth · January 6, 2011
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  • Amy H.
    Talk books with Kevin, he has good recommendations!
    Amy Heishman · December 25, 2010
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  • Jennifer M.
    Try a pint of Carver Sweet Potato.
    Jennifer M · November 12, 2010
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  • Angel R.
    Muy buena cerveza. Muy buena atención al turista, intimo
    Angel Rada · October 28, 2015
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