Record-Breaking 366-Tap Beer Garden Opens in Raleigh, North Carolina

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Record-Breaking 366-Tap Beer Garden Opens in Raleigh, North Carolina

Owner Niall Hanley says the collection will only expand

The Raleigh Beer Garden in Raleigh, North Carolina, which has 366 individual beer taps, including 144 local brews, is now considered the world’s most comprehensive beer garden.

The beer garden is comprised of 8,500 square feet and takes up two stories — local brews make up the first floor, and 222 beers from the rest of the United States and the world fill up the rest. A cocktail bar will eventually feature a collection of rare whiskeys and bourbons.

The building itself, honoring its home state, was built from the wood of local pecan trees. A 40-foot pecan tree from a local farm also sits on the property.

What’s more, the beer garden — which does indeed feature an outdoor garden — already has expansion plans. “We actually have another cooler, so we’re probably going to add another twenty or so taps upstairs,” owner Niall Hanley told Condé Nast Traveler. “Eventually we could be just under 400.”

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