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List: Best breweries in the Triangle

Posted August 5, 2018 11:22 a.m. EDT
Updated August 5, 2018 1:24 p.m. EDT

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— It's hard to go wrong with local beer, but these were your top five picks for best brewery in WRAL's 2017 Voters Choice Awards.

Bond Brothers Beer Company

Bond Brothers has been around since 2016 but has already won several awards, including best new brewery. Bond Brothers has been a part of the revitalization of downtown Cary and is well-known for its sours as well as its run club.

Address: 202 E. Cedar Street in downtown Cary

Aviator Brewing Company

Aviator Brewing got its name because the business started in an airplane hangar in 2008. By 2009, Aviator was distributing beer in the Triangle, and by 2010, Aviator had moved into its current building in Fuquay-Varina.

Address: 209 Technology Park Lane in Fuquay-Varina

Trophy Brewing and Taproom

In the heart of downtown Raleigh, Trophy Brewing is know for its fantastic beers along with their pizza and patio.

Address: 827 W. Morgan Street in Raleigh

Big Boss Brewing Company

Located in east Raleigh off Capital Boulevard, Big Boss is always featuring seasonal beers. The brewery hosts run clubs and yoga weekly.

Address: 1249 Wicker Drive in Raleigh

Clouds Brewing

Clouds Brewing opened a taproom in Raleigh in 2014 before establishing the brewery in 2016. Now, you can enjoy a full menu in both locations.

Address: Locations in Raleigh and Durham


This list was compiled from WRAL's 2017 Voters Choice Awards finalists, which awarded businesses, people and services in more than 100 categories, including best barbecue, best blogger, best pizza, best biscuits and more.