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101 East Franklin Street
Third Floor
Chapel Hill NC 27514-3620
Telephone: +1 919-929-8676
Hours: Open daily 11:00am-2:00am.
Brewer: Aaron Caracci, Chris Atkins
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Notes

Visited: September 20, 1997

Opened: 1996

Contributors: Diane Crawford, Richard R Tinurelli

Updated: July 9, 2013

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Beer List

    • Date: September 20, 1997 (#2267)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Amber, good head. Sweet aroma. Good body, candy-sweet.

    • Date: September 20, 1997 (#2269)
      Package: real ale
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Amber, flat, moderate head. Blast of alcohol up your nose. Served (maybe too) warm. Dead flat, fairly sweet, with a god balance of flavors.

  • Sweet Stout or Cream Stout
    • Date: September 20, 1997 (#2270)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 13½ points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Black, thick head. Some coffee aroma, some fusels. Thick, black, and unusually malty...bready, almost.

  • Garden (Fruit Wheat) Beer
    4.70% abv.

  • American-Style India Pale Ale
    • Date: September 20, 1997 (#2271)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Amber, flat, good head. Citrusy, malt aromas. Thick, bitter, fruity, sweet.

  • English-Style (Extra Special) Strong Bitter

  • Frank Graham Porter
    Robust Porter
    4.40% abv.

  • Iron Mine Pale Ale
    American-Style Pale Ale

  • Kenan Lager
    European-Style Dark/Münchner Dunkel
    4.20% abv.

  • Old Well White
    Belgian Style White (or Wit) / Belgian-Style Wheat
    5.50% abv.

  • Plott Hound Pale Ale
    American-Style Pale Ale
    4.70% abv.

  • Ramses Imperial ESB
    American-Style (Extra Special) Strong Bitter
    7.10% abv.