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:

  • Southern-sourced classics,
  • Progressive beers with a eye toward the future,
  • Beers that celebrate seasonal harvests, and
  • Experimental and wild 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. We express our love for land and community by prioritizing local -- an intentional mission to prioritize produce from Southern farmers, grain from area malt houses, and hyper-local harvests from our forager friends.

Each beer's page includes a "% Local" (% L) and lists the farms that make the beer, ranging from 10 to 100 percent local.

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.

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Farm's Edge

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 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 5.3 18
Seasonal
Fullsteam Lager 0.0 0
Retired
Rocket Science American IPA 7.0 85
Active
Hogwash Imperial Smoked Porter 8.0 20
Seasonal
Lucky Straw Farmhouse Ale 6.5 40
Retired
Paycheck Pilsner 4.5 35
Active
El Toro Cream Ale 0.0 0
Retired
Beasley's Honey White 5.1 16
Active
First Frost Foraged Persimmon Ale 10.0 18
Active
Fruitcake... The Beer Old Stock Ale 10.0 0
Retired
Coffee Is For Closers Iced Coffee Porter 6.0 36
Seasonal
Southern Basil Farmhouse Ale 5.0 30
Seasonal
Common Good Kentucky Common 5.0 7
Seasonal
Farm's Edge: Dinnsen's Orchard Tripel 9.2 30
Active
Return To Lemuria Imperial Stout 0.0 0
Seasonal
Humidity Pale Ale 6.0 50
Active
Cecil B. Demiel Bier de Miel 0.0 0
Seasonal
Julius Pepperz Smoked Tobago IPA 0.0 0
Seasonal
Cack-a-lacky ® Ginger Pale Ale 5.5 35
Retired
Usonia Belgian Table Beer 4.0 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
Seasonal
Working Man's Lunch Brown Ale 5.7 25
Seasonal
Steak Knives Imperial Coffee Stout 12.0 30
Seasonal
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 7.0 7
Retired
White Lily New England-style IPA 6.8 26
Seasonal
Difference Engine Hazy Wild Strawberry Ale 6.3 7
Retired
Daily Miel Farmhouse Ale 6.5 47
Seasonal
Farm's Edge: Alexis Blackberry Brett Saison 6.0 15
Seasonal
Fearrington Fall Apple Rye IPA 6.0 69
Active
IGOR Imperial Stout 10.1 30
Seasonal
Unscripted India Pale Lager 5.0 60
Active
Farm's Edge: Border Springs Gose 4.7 15
Seasonal
Farm's Edge: Deep Chatham Wild Paw Paw Ale 7.0 36
Seasonal
Petrichor New England-style IPA 6.5 29
Seasonal
Farm's Edge: Bahama Brett Saison 5.0 12
Seasonal
I AM NOT A ROBOT New England-style IPA 6.6 35
Seasonal
Archipelago Fruited Saison 5.0 30
Seasonal
Farm's Edge: Purple State Fruited Saison 4.5 26
Seasonal
MB's Stout Oatmeal Stout 6.0 20
Retired
Thieves of Joy Hazy IPA 6.0 30
Seasonal
Farm's Edge: Flying Dragon Fruited Saison 5.0 25
Seasonal
Farm's Edge: Triple Creek Grisette 4.8 42
Seasonal
Foxfire Sorghum IPA 5.5 21
Seasonal
1807 Chestnut Vienna Lager 5.2 25
Seasonal
60 to 1 Maple and Lactose NEIPA 7.2 26
Seasonal
Fearrington Spring Dry-Hopped Rye Saison 4.5 25
Seasonal
McRae Cray Scotch Ale/Wee Heavy 8.7 21
Seasonal
Zach Attack Ginger Saison 6.2 10
Seasonal
Durhama 2018 New England-style IPA 6.6 40
Seasonal
You Are Here #1 New England-style IPA 6.4 42
Seasonal
You Are Here #2 New England-style IPA 6.4 37
Seasonal
Low Volt: Pink Boots Blend Dry-Hopped Berliner Weisse 3.7 31
Seasonal
CAPTCHA New England-style IPA with lactose 7.0 35
Seasonal
Farm's Edge: Deadnettle Foraged Gose 4.7 15
Seasonal
You Are Here #3 New England-style IPA 6.4 35
Seasonal
You Are Here #4 New England-style IPA 6.4 35
Seasonal
American Promise Milkshake IPA 7.1 37
Seasonal
Pine State Pacific Northwest-style IPA 6.5 50
Seasonal
Farm's Edge: Fox Knob Wild Black Saison 7.0 10
Seasonal
Enigma New England-style IPA 7.3 40
Seasonal
Farm's Edge: Indian Grove Blueberry Gose 4.7 24
Seasonal
Space Farce New England-style IPA 6.8 39
Seasonal
Batalager Fruited Helles Lager 5.3 18
Seasonal
Lemon Basil Farmhouse Ale 5.0 30
Seasonal
The Usual Hoppy Wheat Ale 5.0 32
Active
Farm's Edge: Sweet Pitchers of Mercy Mole Stout 6.0 10
Seasonal
The Point 262 Sports Drink Gose 4.7 14
Seasonal
People Power Beer Carolina Common 5.8 47
Seasonal
Farm's Edge: Weaver Meadow Festbier 5.7 24
Seasonal
Farm's Edge: Ava Mixed Culture Saison (with Scratch Brewing) 7.6 0
Seasonal
Surprise Me #1 Belgian Wit 4.8 20
Seasonal
The Shepard Tone Hazy IPA 6.6 35
Seasonal
Farm's Edge: Horton Grove Sahti 6.7 15
Seasonal
Venithé Saison 6.3 18
Seasonal
Surprise Me #2 Robust Porter 4.9 24
Seasonal
Surprise Me #3 Schwarzbier 5.2 21
Seasonal
Countdown Brut IPA 6.2 25
Seasonal
Todo Vapor Vienna Lager 4.8 25
Seasonal
Surprise Me #4 Vienna Lager 4.8 28
Seasonal
Eleven Eight Hazy IPA 6.9 35
Seasonal
Shenanigans Dry Irish Stout 4.5 26
Seasonal
Star, N.C. Saison 5.8 19
Seasonal
Ultraviolet Fruited Gose 4.6 25
Seasonal
NeXT Hazy IPA 7.0 36
Seasonal
Hopfull Hazy IPA 7.2 26
Seasonal
Big Tent Golden Ale 4.5 17
Seasonal
The Warmest Color (benefiting Out! Raleigh) Hazy IPA 6.9 25
Seasonal
Brett Lager Mixed Culture Lager 5.7 14
Seasonal
Durhama (benefiting Full Frame) Brut IPA 5.8 17
Seasonal
Durham 150 Amber Ale 5.9 32
Seasonal
1990 Called / 2020 Calling Porter 5.3 29
Seasonal
Big Tent Razz Golden Ale with raspberries 4.5 17
Seasonal
UV-2 Fruited Gose 4.6 14
Seasonal
We Live In a Society Dry-Hopped Pilsner 5.0 51
Seasonal