Fainting Goat Brewing Company

Fainting Goat Brewing Company, Fuquay-Varina: Hours, Address, Fainting Goat Brewing Company Reviews: 4.5/5

Fainting Goat Brewing Company

Fainting Goat Brewing Company
4.5
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Sunday
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
About
We are a small boutique brewery located in Fuquay-Varina, NC. We offer a variety of handcrafted brews in a casual atmosphere with a dog friendly patio.we strive to consistently provide our customers with a variety of high quality, full flavored, drinkable, hand-crafted beers and we are driven to share our passion for brewing and to promote the craft beer industry with enthusiasts and novices alike.
Suggested duration
1-2 hours
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Victoria B
Raleigh, NC1,349 contributions
Jul 2021
Great experience. We had a group come out the weekend of the 4th of July for some brews and food truck grub. I've never been to the Fainting Goat and the beer was good. I got a special summer seasonal one that had peach or pomegranate or something fruity and fun in it. Great time!
Written December 8, 2021
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Shelliu
Hilton Head, SC4,072 contributions
Aug 2021 • Family
Good beer selection. Our favorites were the double IPA, honey wheat and Belgian tripel. They have a few snacks but also usually a food truck in the parking lot. Staff was very friendly. Kid friendly and they also have a nice patio and activities like trivia night snd a dj.
Written August 6, 2021
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Michael L
Fuquay-Varina, NC21 contributions
Aug 2019 • Couples
Went here when they had a food truck outside. Wasn't overly impressed. Probably just me to be fair, because they had a good sized crowd, and obviously have a following. Just didn't feel it, and haven't been back.
Written March 6, 2020
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rwaldrop13
Raleigh, NC15 contributions
Dec 2019
Fainting Goat is kind of a "Cheers" in terms of friendliness, and absolutely top of the charts in quality. I've never had a bad or unpleasant beer there, the staff is friendly and attentive - and they are always willing to talk about the different beers to help you with your decision.

They offer pints, growler fills, and a great place to sit with your friends and have a pint (Wine is available for those who don't have the refined palate for beer).

My favorite place to go when I am thirsty...
Written March 5, 2020
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Riverwatcher4u
Annandale, NJ34 contributions
Apr 2019
Did a Brewery crawl in Fuquay last week. This was the second place we visited. Got there soon after they opened up. We were the only customers for a little while. The beer was good. The server told us that they would be moving to a larger building soon. I would have liked to have been there at night to get a better picture of the place. I will put it on the list for my next visit.
Written April 16, 2019
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KG4WFD
Fuquay-Varina, NC97 contributions
Mar 2019 • Friends
There are a lot of options for beer in this town but I think Fainting Goat is the best by far. They offer around ten different on tap as well as a selection of red and white wines. The bar does not serve food but offers peanuts and also sales some Boars Head meats and cheese. Food trucks are onsite occationally. Events and live music occure during the week as well. I recommend "What the Buck", an American pale ale.
Written March 19, 2019
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Thank you so much!!
Written March 20, 2019
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Chris W
Fuquay-Varina, NC17 contributions
Dec 2018 • Couples
Nice local veteran owned micro brewery.
Friendly beer tenders.
Good music venue.
Food trucks on certain days
Written January 15, 2019
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scottlucasjr77
Fuquay-Varina, NC3 contributions
Oct 2018 • Couples
Good atmosphere, inside & outside seating. The beer is excellent! Friday night trivia is a lot of fun.
Written November 6, 2018
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pplants
Piedmont4 contributions
Jul 2018
A nice low key establishment that offers a variety of good crafted beer, food trucks, friendly and helpful staff and customers, good proximity to restaurants. They also have weekly events that catch a lot of interested people.
Written July 9, 2018
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JoeK04
Raleigh, NC223 contributions
Jun 2018 • Couples
For a small craft brewery, the Fainting Goat is one of neatest — and best — that I’ve ever visited.

I give the Fainting Goat high marks both for its beers and it’s decor.

I tried a flight of four beers here. They included three staples — the What the Buck Pale Ale, the Rusted Red Ale and the Horny Honey Wildflower Witbier — and the seasonal Stiff Leg Belgium Tripel.

I give the three staples very high marks, and I was tempted to grab a growler of the pale ale -- my favorite of the trio -- to take home. But ... I inexplicably decided against it at the last minute.

The What the Buck Pale Ale was refreshing -- a recipe that reflected -- for my taste, anyway -- a perfect blend of malt (medium) and hops (low), which is how I like my pale ales. When you get that combination, it does not force me to question whether I'm going to enjoy the rest of the drink. In those cases when brewers boost the hop content in some pale ales ... I often question whether the beer should have been marketed as an IPA. Indeed, with Floating Goat's Pale Ale, my palate was in brew heaven.

To me, the Horny Honey wibier tasted like Floating Goat's pale ale with a hint of sweetness -- something that I did not mind at all. I also found it refreshing and enjoyable. Also enjoyable was the Rusted Red, which also had a fine balance of malt and hops ... and a slightly earthy undertone I wasn't expecting.

The Swift Leg Belgian Tripel was fresh, but its citrus (especially the grapefruit I sensed) did not sit well with me. That doesn't mean this is knock on the beer, because people who enjoy that kind of thing I'm sure will rave about it. But I don't usually enjoy brews with citrus emphasis. (For example, I'm not a huge fan of Blue Moon).

Another factor that made me happy with my visit to Floating Goat was the eclectic decor and array of clothing merchandise on display. The upside down goat logo is one of those "different" things. When I turned to a display of T-shirts and smiled at one emblazoned with "Brew - Quay," the woman working the taps explained that it's a play on the town's name ... and a nod to the town's growing reputation for having several craft breweries within its small confines.

One sign hanging in the seating area advised visitors of the following: "We have no WiFi. Talk to each other. Pretend it's 1995."
Written June 27, 2018
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