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“so much fun”
Review of Fullsteam Brewery

Fullsteam Brewery
Ranked #60 of 780 Restaurants in Durham
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: After-hours
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Dining options: After-hours
Reviewed 29 May 2014

Beer choices fantastic and food trucks very reasonable and interesting. check out the particular night you are going for music,etc. Unique experience.

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Reviewed 29 April 2014

This brewery has a great energy and low-key atmosphere- very inviting and not snobby! There's ample seating, some places to dance around, local bluegrass if you're lucky (or a lone guitar and a songstress), and great space outside to hang out. Dogs and people alike are welcome and you'll find all ages, having a blast playing games, and enjoying the local brews. The Working Man's Lunch is my favorite, a moon pie inspired brew that just has a bit of moon-pie-ness but can be served with a moon pie per request. I had their summer brew as well, a basil wheat beer, and it is definitely worth a try. The staff there are so friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. Getting a flight is a great idea and affordable, then you can see what is your favorite. There are always at least two food trucks around, either right at the brewery, or across the street at Motorco. Fullsteam is also canning it's Cackalacky brew now which hopefully means that they will begin "bottling" other flavors, too. They are one of the leaders of this awesome local movement of store-fronts fostering a sense of positive community in Durham. Go! Drink Local! Enjoy!

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Reviewed 25 March 2014

The vibe at this local brewery kicks it. It's a mesh of creative (and tasty!) beer, good people (sometimes with their kids and/or puppies/dogs) of all ages, delish food trucks and good times. There's a ping pong table, pinball wizards and, if you're lucky, some funky local tunes. Most importantly: the beer. My long-time, all-time, go-to is Carver, a sweet potato lager. It's a smooth, rich lager that does NOT taste like sweet potatoes. I have several other favs, but that's not important. What's important is to support our local brewery's efforts as a plow-to-pint brewery valuing neighborly collaborations and our states bountiful agriculture. (The Coffee Pecan Porter, a collaboration with The Fearrington House, is amazingly beautiful...rich...impressive...a perfect sit by fire pit beverage) Go find YOUR fav. Order a sampler and try them all!

http://www.fullsteam.ag/.

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Reviewed 17 February 2014

We were struggling to find somewhere to hang out with friends with two kids that wouldn't care if we wanted to just hang out for a few hours late afternoon / early dinner. The food trucks and Fullsteam was the perfect answer! You can bring in food, drinks (we brought in chocolate milk for the kids), strollers, dogs - anything but alcoholic beverages. We sampled two rounds from the bar, mixed food from the food trucks with stuff we had brought, and enjoyed the cool vibe. Great place! They do ask for kids to leave by 9:00 pm or so; we found that the four strollers that were there when we got there around 4:00 pm were all gone by when we were leaving about 7:30. Dogs continued to cycle in and out later than the strollers. :-) Will likely go back just with the two of us later at night to enjoy that crowd too!

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Reviewed 13 February 2014

I am surprised that this beer is not more widely distributed. As far as the atmosphere of this brewery, it was tops. They have pinball, old school video games, and ping pong; they also have a projector and massive screen where they show movies. The beer was good, but I could not get over how unique the inside was (not your average casks and tanks brewery). They allow dogs, which was not a plus for me, but I can see why some people like it. Will definitely be back and tell friends about it. Hoping to see Fullsteam beers in the Georgia Markets soon

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