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Enjoying a night out with great food and drinks is easy in Southport. Here's where you can find the best local lagers and ales.

Southport is a historic city filled with old-world charm, maritime museums, and coastal communities with waterfront views. Although it feels like a small seaport town, our real estate agents know Southport offers homeowners a relaxing lifestyle with job opportunities, excellent schools, and a variety of outdoor activities.

Southport is a well-known vacation destination, but it's also well-known for its award-winning local craft beer. Visitors looking for Southport homes for sale are pleasantly surprised to find out that this quaint small town is home to some of the best craft beer breweries in the country.

  • Good Hops Brewing
    Good Hops Brewing is a neighborhood craft brewery located in Carolina Beach. Good Hops is a family-friendly, pet-friendly neighborhood gathering place for beer lovers. You can relax with friends and family on a comfortable outdoor patio or head to Trinity Disc Golf for a free 3 par 9-hole course located on four beautiful scenic acres of the brewery. At the Tap Room and Beer Garden, you can sample a variety of craft beers and ales with distinctive malt flavors or enjoy special seasonal beers throughout the year. Favorites include Blood Rose Belgian in the Spring, Donna Pineapple in the Summer, and Barley Wine during the holidays.
  • Silver Coast Winery
    Silver Coast Winery located in Ocean Isle Beach and Carolina Shores/Calabash is known for its great craft beers as well as its award-winning wines. Crafted by Dana Keeler, an award-winning winemaker, Silver Coast Winery has won more than 400 national and international medals for its European-style wines.

    Silver Coast Winery offers tours of the production facility, daily wine tastings, and fun family-friendly activities throughout the year. You can attend monthly sip and craft daytime or evening classes, special holiday markets, and food truck events while enjoying your favorite glass of wine. You can also purchase exclusive Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegars.
  • Southport Tap & Cellar
    A local favorite, Southport Tap & Cellar offers an extensive list of craft beers on tap and in bottles and cans to take home. You can also enjoy weekly special events and order a variety of wines by the glass or specialty drinks served every day. Favorite Southport Tap & Cellar specialty drinks include:
    • The Southport Bloody Mary
    • Champagne Mimosa
    • Peach Man-Mosa
    • Coffee or hot chocolate spiked with O'Reilly's Irish Cream
    • Frozen slushies made with wine
  • The Pub of Southport
    Located in the heart of town, The Pub of Southport is a fun place that offers a variety of imported and domestic beers bottled or on tap, a big selection of wines, and over 90 different selections of whiskey. In addition to your favorite beverages, you can enjoy a variety of traditional Irish Pub food dishes or head to the Premier Sports Bar with 8 HD TVs and nearly every sports package available. The Pub also hosts a number of frequent live performances from local musicians.
  • Wine Rack
    If you're visiting historic downtown Southport, stop by the Wine Rack directly across the street from the Water Tower. The Wine Rack is a quaint shop with a unique selection of wines and craft beers. You will find a variety of American wines as well as wines from France, Spain, Italy, and Australia at affordable prices. If you prefer craft beer, they have a wide assortment of hard seltzers, hard ciders, and sours, as well as 6 brews on tap every day. You can even order a keg for a party.

If you're looking for your dream home in Southport, contact us so we can help you find the perfect fit for your lifestyle.