Green Breweries and Distilleries

The number of breweries and brewpubs in North Carolina is growing steadily. Many of them have met or exceeded the NC GreenTravel green standard for the Brewing industry. Breweries are awarded recognition on a scale of one to three blossoms based on their level of environmental stewardship, with three blossoms being the highest.


Western and Mountain Breweries

🌼🌼🌼    Appalachian Mountain Brewery - Boone

🌼🌼🌼   BearWaters Brewing Company - Canton

🌼🌼🌼   Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. - Mills River

Central and Piedmont Breweries

🌼🌼🌼    Birdsong Brewing Company - Charlotte

🌼🌼🌼   Bull City Burger and Brewery - Durham

🌼   Durty Bull Brewing Company - Durham

🌼    Fullsteam Brewery - Durham

🌼🌼 Lower Left Brewing Company - Charlotte

🌼🌼🌼  Protagonist Beer - Charlotte

Eastern and Coastal Breweries

🌼🌼🌼   Wrightsville Beach Brewery - Wrightsville Beach

🌼🌼    Tarboro Brewing Company - Tarboro

 🌼   Salty Turtle Beer Company - Surf City


🌼🌼🌼   Fair Game Beverage Company - Pittsboro

🌼🌼    Top of the Hill Distillery - Chapel Hill


Brewers Association Sustainability resources

Sustainability for Distillers

Businesses: Apply for NC GreenTravel Recognition