Fullsteam brews distinctly Southern beer that fosters agricultural pride and prosperity in a post-tobacco South. By buying local to brew local, we aim to improve the quality of life of local farmers, foragers, and agricultural entrepreneurs. We seek to pioneer a Southern Beer Economy...one pint at a time.

We specialize in:

  • True-to-style classics,
  • hazy IPAs, fruited kettle sours, and other limited releases, and
  • mixed-culture foraged beers from the farm's edge.

Since launching in 2010, Fullsteam has purchased over $500,000 in Southern-farmed ingredients, from barley to black walnuts. Each beer's page includes a "% Local" (% L) and lists the farms that make the beer, ranging from 10 to 100 percent local. As a Craft Malt Certified brewery, we are committed to sourcing 10 percent or more grains from a certified craft malt house in every beer we brew.

Fullsteam expresses our love for land and community by prioritizing local -- an intentional mission to favor seasonal harvests from Southern farmers, grain from area malt houses, and hyper-local foraging finds.

In a post-tobacco South, we believe truly Southern beer is a new pathway to enrich local farms and encourage agricultural entrepreneurship. That crop diversity is infinity better than monoculture. And that wandering and foraging the land makes us kinder people, connected to the land and to one another.

That's our mission. We just happen to express it through a diverse range of award-winning traditional, seasonal, and wild beers.

Classics

Limited Releases

Fullsteam's Exclusive Beer Club

Scythe & Sparrow

Welcome to the Scythe & Sparrow, Fullsteam’s tavern-focused membership club.

Scythe & Sparrow members enjoy a 20-ounce pour for the cost of a sixteen-ounce pint, a 20% discount on food, beer-to-go, and merchandise, first dibs on seasonal bottle releases, and members-only shenanigans. The cost for a twelve-month membership is $59 and $99 for couples.

Membership is valid for a year from your registration date.

Beer Library

Beer Name Beer Style ABV IBU Status
Carver Sweet Potato Lager 5.2 25
Seasonal
Fullsteam Lager 0 0
Retired
Rocket Science American IPA 7 85
Active
Hogwash Imperial Smoked Porter 8 20
Seasonal
Lucky Straw Farmhouse Ale 6.5 40
Retired
Paycheck Pilsner 4.5 35
Active
El Toro Cream Ale 0 0
Retired
Beasley's Belgian Wit 5 16
Seasonal
First Frost Foraged Persimmon Ale 10 18
Seasonal
Fruitcake... The Beer Old Stock Ale 10 0
Retired
Southern Basil Farmhouse Ale 5 12
Seasonal
Common Good Kentucky Common 5 7
Retired
Farm's Edge: Dinnsen's Orchard Tripel 9.2 30
Retired
Return To Lemuria Imperial Stout 0 0
Retired
Humidity Pale Ale 6 50
Active
Cecil B. Demiel Bier de Miel 0 0
Retired
9-VOLT Sour IPA 5.6 25
Seasonal
Julius Pepperz Smoked Tobago IPA 0 0
Retired
Cack-a-lacky ® Ginger Pale Ale 5.5 35
Retired
Usonia Belgian Table Beer 4 30
Retired
Attack Decay Sustain Release Coffee Helles 5.2 18
Retired
DoubleTake Double IPA 8.5 66
Retired
Fearrington Summer Session India Tea Ale 4.8 45
Retired
Working Man's Lunch Brown Ale 5.7 25
Retired
Steak Knives Imperial Coffee Stout 12 30
Retired
Low Volt: Blanc Dry-Hopped Berliner Weisse 3.7 30
Retired
Low Volt: Motueka Dry-Hopped Berliner Weisse 3.7 30
Retired
Chombers One Belgian Table Beer 6.5 0
Retired
Bourbon Barrel-Aged Working Man's Lunch Brown Ale 5.6 0
Retired
Seventh Anniversary American IPA 7 7
Retired
White Lily New England-style IPA 7.1 15
Seasonal
Difference Engine Hazy Wild Strawberry Ale 6.3 7
Retired
Daily Miel Farmhouse Ale 6.5 47
Retired
Farm's Edge: Alexis Blackberry Brett Saison 6 15
Retired
Fearrington Fall Apple Rye IPA 6 69
Retired
IGOR Imperial Stout 10.1 30
Seasonal
Unscripted India Pale Lager 5 60
Retired
Farm's Edge: Border Springs Gose 4.7 15
Retired
Farm's Edge: Deep Chatham Wild Paw Paw Ale 7 36
Retired
Petrichor New England-style IPA 6.5 29
Retired
Farm's Edge: Bahama Brett Saison 5 12
Retired
I AM NOT A ROBOT New England-style IPA 6.6 35
Seasonal
Archipelago Fruited Saison 5 30
Retired
Farm's Edge: Brumley Forest Baltic Porter 8 20
Seasonal
Farm's Edge: Purple State Fruited Saison 4.5 26
Retired
MB's Stout Oatmeal Stout 6 20
Retired
Thieves of Joy Double IPA 8.5 37
Seasonal
Farm's Edge: Flying Dragon Fruited Saison 5 25
Retired
Farm's Edge: Triple Creek Grisette 4.8 42
Retired
Brawny Pacific Northwest-style IPA 6.5 50
Retired
Foxfire Sorghum IPA 5.5 21
Retired
1807 Chestnut Vienna Lager 4.9 20
Retired
60 to 1 Maple and Lactose NEIPA 7.2 26
Retired
Fearrington Spring Dry-Hopped Rye Saison 4.5 25
Retired
McRae Cray Scotch Ale/Wee Heavy 8.7 21
Retired
Zach Attack Ginger Saison 6.2 10
Retired
Durhama 2018 New England-style IPA 6.6 40
Retired
You Are Here #1 New England-style IPA 6.4 42
Retired
You Are Here #2 New England-style IPA 6.4 37
Retired
Low Volt: Pink Boots Blend Dry-Hopped Berliner Weisse 3.7 31
Retired
CAPTCHA New England-style IPA with lactose 7 35
Retired
Farm's Edge: Deadnettle Foraged Gose 4.7 15
Retired
You Are Here #3 New England-style IPA 6.4 35
Retired
You Are Here #4 New England-style IPA 6.4 35
Retired
American Promise Double IPA with paw paws 8 30
Seasonal
Pine State Pacific Northwest-style IPA 7.2 40
Seasonal
Farm's Edge: Fox Knob Wild Black Saison 7 10
Retired
Enigma New England-style IPA 7.3 40
Retired
Farm's Edge: Indian Grove Blueberry Gose 4.7 24
Retired
Space Farce New England-style IPA 6.8 39
Retired
Batalager Fruited Helles Lager 5.3 18
Retired
Lemon Basil Farmhouse Ale 5 30
Retired
The Usual (2018) Hoppy Wheat Ale 5 32
Retired
Farm's Edge: Sweet Pitchers of Mercy Mole Stout 6 10
Retired
The Point 262 Sports Drink Gose 4.7 14
Seasonal
People Power Beer (2018) Carolina Common 5.8 47
Retired
Farm's Edge: Weaver Meadow Festbier 5.7 24
Retired
Farm's Edge: Ava Mixed Culture Saison (with Scratch Brewing) 7.6 0
Retired
Surprise Me #1 Belgian Wit 4.8 20
Retired
The Shepard Tone Hazy IPA 6.6 35
Retired
Farm's Edge: Horton Grove Sahti 6.7 15
Retired
Venithé Saison 6.3 18
Retired
Surprise Me #2 Robust Porter 4.9 24
Retired
Surprise Me #3 Schwarzbier 5.2 21
Retired
Countdown Brut IPA 6.2 25
Retired
Videri Gold Belgian Blonde 7 26
Seasonal
Todo Vapor Vienna Lager 4.8 21
Seasonal
Surprise Me #4 Vienna Lager 4.8 28
Retired
Eleven Eight Hazy IPA 6.9 35
Retired
Shenanigans Dry Irish Stout 4 20
Seasonal
Star, N.C. Saison 5.8 19
Retired
Ultraviolet Fruited Gose 4.6 25
Retired
NeXT Hazy IPA 7 36
Retired
Hopfull Hazy IPA 7.2 26
Retired
Big Tent Golden Ale 5.2 12
Seasonal
The Warmest Color (benefiting Out! Raleigh) Hazy IPA 6.9 25
Retired
Brett Lager Mixed Culture Lager 6.9 14
Retired
Durhama (benefiting Full Frame) Brut IPA 5.8 17
Retired
Durham 150 Amber Ale 5.9 32
Retired
1990 Called / 2020 Calling Porter 5.3 29
Retired
Big Tent Razz Golden Ale with raspberries 4.5 17
Retired
UV-2 Fruited Gose 4.6 14
Retired
We Live In a Society Dry-Hopped Pilsner 5 51
Retired
Farm's Edge: Barrel-Aged Ava Mixed Culture Saison (with Scratch Brewing) 7.6 0
Seasonal
Full Stem (collab with Stem Cider) Graf 6 24
Retired
Music for Airports Hazy IPA 7 27
Retired
Shorthanded Hazy IPA 7 38
Retired
ITA India Tea Ale 4.7 47
Retired
The DL India Pale Ale 3.7 16
Retired
UV-3 Fruited Gose 4.6 14
Retired
Mountweazel Juicy IPA 6.8 32
Retired
Catapult Pale Ale 5.3 36
Retired
Rabbit Eye Blueberry Rye IPA 6.5 70
Retired
Stars IPA 6.1 21
Retired
UV-4 Fruited Gose 4.8 14
Retired
La Frida Mole Stout 6 27
Seasonal
Autumn Lager Festbier 6 15
Seasonal
Émigré White IPA 7 40
Retired
First Frost Belgian Dark Strong 8.8 16
Seasonal
Chai Amber Amber Ale 5.9 12
Retired
IGOR CAKE Imperial Bakery Stout 9 40
Seasonal
Kerning Hazy IPA 7 14
Retired
Coffee is for Closers Iced Coffee Porter 6 21
Seasonal
Twelve Four Double IPA 8.1 20
Retired
Bananas Froster Belgian Dark Strong 10.4 21
Retired
Citroën '19 Belgian Pale 5.3 25
Retired
Hardy Bois (collab with Steel String) Hazy IPA 7.1 10
Retired
IGOR PIE Imperial Bakery Stout 9.8 30
Seasonal
Anni Venti Italian Pilsner 5.7 40
Retired
Lotus-Eater Juicy IPA 6 15
Retired
The Road to Nowhere Pacific Northwest-style IPA 6.6 25
Seasonal
UV-5 Kettle Sour 4.2 6
Retired
20 Minutes into the Future Modern IPA 6.8 20
Retired
Tuxpeño Gold Cream Ale 4 15
Retired
Untitled Document Modern IPA 7.1 20
Retired
White Hat Witbier 5.9 15
Retired
UV-6 Kettle Sour 4.1 6
Retired
Transitional Zone Pale Ale 4.8 30
Retired
Innocence of Trees Modern IPA 6.7 20
Retired
Dayspring Helles Lager 5.2 18
Seasonal
Coyote & Badger Double IPA 8.2 94
Retired
Saison de Pierre Delecto Saison 6.5 20
Seasonal
Big Tent Strawberry Golden Ale 5.5 12
Retired
Malabar Hills Oatmeal Stout 6.3 15
Retired
Maibock Maibock 6.4 23
Seasonal
Wild Durham Modern IPA 6.1 9
Retired
Witwalla American White Ale 4.9 15
Retired
All Together Modern IPA 6 15
Retired
Juneteenth Unfiltered Pilsner 4.2 20
Seasonal
Big Tent Blue Golden Ale 5 16
Retired
Bucky Double IPA 8.5 80
Retired
AFAR: Mango and Goldenberry Fruit Beer 6 15
Seasonal
Encyclopedia of Sandwiches Double IPA 8.3 31
Retired
UV-7 Neapolitan Pastry Sour 5.7 5
Retired
The Usual Pale Ale 6 50
Seasonal
Please Scream Inside Your Heart Double IPA 7.3 26
Seasonal
9-VOLT: Mosaic Sour IPA 7 25
Seasonal
Uzzz Modern IPA 7.3 24
Seasonal
UV-75 French 75-inspired Sour 5 5
Seasonal
AFAR: Papaya and Peach Fruit Beer 4.4 15
Seasonal
Pierre Delecto: Pear & Sumac Saison 6.8 20
Seasonal
Brightfall Autumn Lager 6.1 30
Seasonal
The Path Forward Double IPA 9 65
Seasonal
People Power (2020) Hazy IPA 7.3 20
Seasonal
Gaffney 2049 Hazy IPA w/ peaches 6.8 30
Seasonal
Blend No. 53 Porter w/ Chocolate, Earl Grey, and Lavender 6 15
Seasonal
Lx2 Session IPA 4.2 10
Seasonal
UV-9 Cocktail-inspired Sour 4.4 5
Seasonal
9-VOLT: Cascade Sour IPA 7 25
Seasonal
Starlight IPA 7.3 33
Seasonal
Cadillac Ranch IPA 7.5 30
Seasonal
Oxygen IPA 7.5 30
Seasonal
Bon Débarras! Belgian-style Tripel 10.2 33
Seasonal
Videri Black Stout 5.7 1
Seasonal
Strawberry Quiksour Sour IPA 7.4 30
Seasonal
Champer Kellerbier 5.7 30
Seasonal