Benford Brewing

8 taps brewed on site, this is not your average tasting room. Seating is almost exclusively outside and beer is served in plastic cups.

Overtime Brewing

Featuring 16 taps of its own beer, brewed on site. This establishment offers plenty of parking, seating and a kitchen serving a full menu. 190 E Elm St, Fort Bragg, CA 95437Overtime Brewing / Facebook The bar has 10 seats and there are several tables, but the Saturday night I visited, it was completely full….

Shady Oak Barrel House

Featuring just 6 taps brewed on site. Barrels are on racks aging all around the space. 420 1st St, Santa Rosa, CA 95401ShadyOakBarrelHouse.com A food truck is available out back. The space is large, but the tasting area is relatively small with three large tables, couch and a row of theater seats. For merchandise, there…

The Rare Barrel

A large space with a relatively small 7 seat bar, but lots of tables serves a dozen Rare Barrel taps including a couple of wines and an additional 16 guest taps.

Black Mountain Ale House

14 seats bar. 19 taps; 6 of their own and several guest brews and ciders.  Smooth jazz on the pa. Small stage. Outdoor seating. Full menu. We went on a Sunday which was limited to their brunch menu. Art on the walls for sale. Seven televisions 

Fonta Flora Brewery – Whippoorwill Farm

This farm based site is Fonta Flora’s second location where they source local ingredients for their wild ales. A large space, the tasting room is relatively small with a 12 seat bar and 4 tables inside where you can sample up to 12 of their brews on tap.  6751 NC-126, Nebo, NC 28761FontaFlora.com