Local Breweries in Fayetteville

Craft beer culture in Northwest Arkansas was born in Fayetteville, and today it's grown to include a range of microbreweries as diverse as they are delicious! You'll currently find eight microbrewery and nanobrewery operations crafting local beer in Fayetteville, AR. It's up to you to find the public taproom that has the atmosphere that fits your style! No matter where you end up, you'll find that our breweries have personalities as distinct and varied as the beers they produce.

It’s impossible to choose a favorite, so we humbly suggest you try them all. In fact, the Fayetteville Ale Trail, Arkansas' original craft beer tour of Northwest Arkansas, goes so far as to challenge you to do! Have a beer and collect a stamp in your official Fayetteville Ale Trail passport at each of the local breweries in Fayetteville, AR and you'll get a free prize. If you're really dedicated to the craft (beer), try your hand at completing the entire passport – a massive 24 stops in total! Learn more here.

Here's a complete list of the breweries that make up The Fayetteville Flight to get you started on your beer-venture through Fayetteville:

Boston Mountain Brewing


The crew at BMB is intent on building a fun and safe environment for the community to get together, set against the backdrop of unique and creative beers! The brewery is also the only one in the state to contain a brewing supply store within, which is fun to browse with a beer in hand, even if you have no idea what's you're looking at.

121 W Township St
Fayetteville, Arkansas

Boston Mountain Brewing on Google Maps

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Columbus House Brewery


Owned by a couple of University of Arkansas grads that are self-professed “loyal Fayettevillians who love everything about the city", Columbus House boasts a trailside taproom with a decidedly laid-back vibe. The brewers keep things fresh with rotating taps & small batch releases. It’s common to see folks pop in with their pups to enjoy a cold pint—bring your dog & all your running friends!

701 W North St
Fayetteville, Arkansas

Columbus House on Google Maps

Columbus House Brewery

Crisis Brewing Co.


This cozy, small-scale brewery has a solid reputation for incredible beers despite being affectionally named for the founder's midlife crisis! You'll find a loyal following of suds lovers at the bar most any night, and the taproom features both indoor and outdoor spaces to enjoy what's on tap. Crisis has mastered small-batch beer, and you can take it home with you. Ask for a crowler to-go and they'll seal the can right in front of your eyes! 

210 S Archibald Yell Blvd
Fayetteville, Arkansas

Crisis Brewing on Google Maps

Crisis Brewing Co.

Fayetteville Beer Works


In east Fayetteville, you can have a beer experience unlike any other in Arkansas! Fayetteville Beer Works utilizes a specialized, custom-designed draft system to pour your beer directly from the tank - as fresh as fresh can possibly get. The taproom is warm and inviting, welcoming young kids, cyclists, students, locals and visitors equally. Plenty of snacks will keep you fed and happy while you enjoy your pillowy brews!

2649 E Mission Blvd
Fayetteville, Arkansas

Fayetteville Beer Works on Google Maps

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Fayetteville Beer Works

Flyway Brewing Company


Arkansas-based Flyway Brewing Company has landed in Fayetteville! The popular brand from North Little Rock has claimed their stake in Northwest Arkansas, opening their first taproom in the area in a building that a former Fayetteville Ale Trail member once called home. Even though new beer is moving in, the location has retained its perks. Flyway is trailside, granting easy access to cyclists, and the brewery’s wrap-around patio – which has always been popular – continues to expand, leaving plenty of room for friendly dogs and families to visit. The kitchen has been put to good use too, with a full menu always available at the brewery!

1550 E Zion Rd.
Fayetteville, Arkansas

Flyway on Google Maps

Flyway Brewing Company Fayetteville Arkansas

Flyway Brewing Co.

Fossil Cove Brewing Co.


This small but mighty brewer of independent beer is a powerhouse in the Northwest Arkansas craft beer scene! With upwards of a dozen rotating beers on tap in the tasting room, Fossil Cove will keep even the most intrepid beer-drinker busy! Fun fact: the brewery itself was named for a fossil laden cove on the bank of Beaver Lake where the water in their beer is sourced! Fossil Cove is also responsible for the south's premier outdoor winter beer festival, Frost Fest, which takes place each February in Fayetteville, AR.

1946 N Birch Ave
Fayetteville, Arkansas

Fossil Cove on Google Maps

Fossil Cove Brewing Co.

Mad Rooster Beer Company


Welcome to The Roost, the lovable moniker for Mad Rooster Beer Co.’s taproom in Fayetteville, AR! Mad Rooster is the southernmost brewery both in Fayetteville and on the Fayetteville Ale Trail, with great proximity to the Razorback Greenway. Mad Rooster's approach to beer is customer-centric, with a wide range of options on tap (16 on opening day!) and a listening ear always eager for suggestions from beer enthusiasts!

1107 S West Ave
Fayetteville, Arkansas

Mad Rooster on Google Maps

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Puritan Coffee & Beer


The nano-est of nanobreweries on the list, Puritan is a popular spot on Dickson Street with a fantastic patio. Since 2022, they've also been brewing their own super-sessionable beers for guests that would like to throw back a few with friends! You'll have the benefit of imbibing inside of a full-service coffee shop with snacks and caffeine freely available, and food trucks just steps away in the parking lot nearly every day.

205 W Dickson St
Fayetteville, Arkansas

Puritan on Google Maps


Puritan Coffee & Beer

West Mountain Brewing Company


Upon entering West Mountain Brewing Company for the first time, there may be some question as to whether you’re visiting a pizzeria or a brewery. Lucky for you, both are true! Fayetteville locals will be happy to tell you how much they love this down-to-earth spot located directly on the Historic Fayetteville Square. Tiny Tim’s Pizza, a longstanding beacon of comfort food for generations, became one of the region’s brewing pioneers in the space next to the restaurant…and the rest is history! Plan on a colorful collection of regulars seeking conversation, alongside newcomers stopping in while enjoying the Fayetteville Farmers Market, Lights of the Ozarks or any number of other events in the beautiful downtown area.

21 W Mountain St
Fayetteville, Arkansas

West Mountain Brewing on Google Maps

West Mountain Brewing Company


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