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What Makes Raleigh a Top Destination for Beer Lovers?

What Makes Raleigh a Top Destination for Beer Lovers

Why is Raleigh One of the Best Beer Cities in the World?

Raleigh has recently been hailed as one of the top beer destinations in the world for 2019. It is not that hard to understand why Raleigh made it to this list, thanks to the city’s burgeoning beer culture.

If you are a beer lover and a traveler, Raleigh should definitely be on your travel list. The city boasts not just the best beers but also a great experience that awaits beer enthusiasts. In this article, we list down the top reasons that make the City of Oaks a great beer destination for you.

#1 A Booming Craft Beer Scene

Tons of craft breweries are popping up in Wake County and are bringing new life to its once-sleepy towns. If you are looking for the best craft beers in North Carolina, you will want to start your search in the Research Triangle that includes the cities of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill.

Raleigh, in particular, is home to more than 30 independent breweries. This is why the city is the best place to be if you are looking for a complete experience of the craft beer scene in North Carolina. Raleigh prides itself as having a diverse offering of beers from breweries that are passionate and knowledgeable about their craft.

#2 Raleigh is Home to Huge Beer Festivals

If a good pitcher of beer is not enough to make you want to visit Raleigh, then the beer festivals will surely convince you. Raleigh holds an annual beer festival where the most energetic beer fans gather for some hopping good time. Catch the two-day festival, Brewgaloo, every April and join thousands of beer lovers on one of the most amazing beer festivals in the world.

Breweries also hold smaller events on an almost weekly basis. You can participate in beer tastings, beer launches, brewery tours and other types of events. 

#3 The Beer Hub of North Carolina

With the long list of breweries located in Raleigh, it is not surprising that this city is on the fast track to becoming the beer hub of North Carolina. You can find almost, if not all, kinds of hops from ale, IPA, porter, stout and more.

How to Enjoy Raleigh’s Beers?

Now, if we finally managed to convince you to visit the beer city in North Carolina, you might be wondering how you can start enjoying Raleigh’s beers. The easiest way is to book a tour of the city and visit the most popular breweries in Raleigh with a guide.

Raleigh Brews Cruise will take you to the best pubs and breweries in the City of Oaks and let you discover the most amazing beers that you can taste. You will also learn from our tours the brewing process that it takes to make great-tasting beers, the history of each brewery and other beer facts.

You can visit our FAQS page to learn more about our tours or you can contact us for more information.