Celebrating 10 years as Wilmington’s original bottle shop and beer garden, Fermental is set inside a former 1950’s service station in the Cargo District near Downtown Wilmington. Selling and serving a superb selection of local, regional, national, and international beers, Fermental also offers an ever-evolving inventory of wines, sake, mead, cider, seltzer, and more.

Featuring a rotating list of draft beers and wines by the glass, Fermental also hosts live music, food trucks, tastings, weekly events, and vendor markets. Family and pet-friendly, enjoy the outdoor beer garden or the unique interior space with panoramic windows and spacious bar/table seating. Imported cheeses, cured meats, pickles, olives, and other small bites are a daily option as well as several non-alcoholic beverages. All items are available for carry out or onsite consumption.

Voted Best Beer Bar in North Carolina by craftbeer.com, Fermental has one of the largest beer selections in the Cape Fear area. Plenty of FREE on-street parking is available nearby alongside an assortment of like-minded business neighbors to complement Fermental’s ever-growing anthology of beer, wine, and entertainment. Casual. Comfortable. Fermental.

Shop Hours:

Mon-Thur 11 am-10 pm
Fri-Sat 11 am-11 pm
Sun 11 am-10 pm



600 S 17th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401


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