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 seven 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 seven 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 20 stops in all! Learn more here.

Here's a complete list of the breweries that make up The Fayetteville 7 to get you started on your beer-venture through Fayetteville:

Apple Blossom Brewing Co.

Claiming stake in north Fayetteville, Apple Blossom functions as a brewery while also serving up a delicious menu as a full-service restaurant! Typically, you'll find beers on tap that are modern takes on a traditional recipes with fun names (like the Fayettehaze APA or the Fayettedaze Blonde). Aside from their tasty offerings, ABBC boasts a handsome wood bar that spans the length of the main space - perfect for sitting and sipping.

1550 E Zion Rd

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


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

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 in front of your eyes! 

210 S Archibald Yell Blvd

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


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

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.

21 W Mountain St


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