Where to buy FCBC in Newcastle & the North East

Beer enthusiasts and local brew aficionados, welcome to a journey through the vibrant world of craft beer in the North East of England. Nestled in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, Full Circle Brew Co are crafting a range of beers that reflect the passion and innovation synonymous with the region.

Full Circle Brew Co takes pride in its dedication to the craft. Specialising in pale ales ranging from 4% to 8%, they have become a household name for those seeking a true taste of Newcastle's brewing prowess. This dedication has not gone unnoticed, as FCBC proudly boasts multiple awards, a testament to the quality and artistry poured into every brew.

Full Circle has formed partnerships with local pubs and establishments that share our commitment to quality and community. Whether you're in the bustling streets of Newcastle or exploring the quaint corners of the North East, there's a high chance you'll stumble upon the distinctive logo and be able to pick up a can - this blog will help you find out exactly where you can find us.

Before you read this, we would like to mention that there are plenty more places you can often find FCBC beer around Newcastle & the North East, but at the places listed below you are guaranteed to find a Full Circle product every time you visit.

Newcastle City Centre

Four Quarters - Retro arcade bar on Dean Street with a fantastic Newcastle centric beer line up and a very creative cocktail menu. We would recommend spending every single quarter playing Point Blank. 2 FCBC draft lines and multiple cans in the fridge.

Alvinos - Mint hangout spot on Pilgrim Street with a rooftop terrace and a snug, this has become an institution of Newcastle since it's inception. There's a Full Circle rotating permanent line in there so you can always get a fresh pint.

Blues & Bourbon - American style dive bar buried beneath Newcastle's Grainger Market with regular live music nights. GF Pale Ale Hoop on a permanent line.

The Town Mouse - One of Newcastle's best craft oriented pubs located on St Mary's Place with a constantly rotating selection of cask, keg and small pack. Always have FCBC cans in the fridge and often have keg and cask.

Pleased To Meet You - A high end, relaxed bar and restaurant with one of Newcastle's most famous Sunday lunches and a fantastic cocktail offering. Looper IPA is on a permanent line.

Wobbly Aleways - Located in Newcastle Central Station in the space that was formerly occupied by Centrale there's a massive selection of local and national small pack, every new release goes there in can.

Blackfriars - Tucked away behind The Gate this has become an institute of Newcastle with a fantastic lunch and dinner offering. You can always grab a can of Full Circle with your meal.

House of Tides - One of two Michelin starred restaurants in Newcastle City Centre with a breathtaking tasting menu, if you choose to dodge the wine pairing you can enjoy a can of Repeater IPA with a House of Tides white label with your meal.

Mother Mercy - Often voted as the best cocktail bar in Newcastle, alongside their incredibly refined menu and unparalleled service they always have some cans and occasionally a draft line.

Fenwick - One of the most famous businesses in the whole North East, located on Northumberland Street - the most famous street in Newcastle, you can always grab our cans alongside a load of other locals in Fenwick's food hall.

Alvinos Newcastle Bar Craft Beer
Alvino's in Newcastle City Centre. Image from DesignMyNight.

Heaton, Jesmond & Ouseburn

FCBC Taproom - Probably the most obvious place to grab a Full Circle beer in all of Newcastle is exactly where it is brewed. Our taproom is open Thursday - Sunday every week and has a constant flow of events and fresh wood fired pizza alongside 16 taps, usually about 10 of which are our own beers and a few guests alongside them.

The Grove - Still in their infancy, The Grove have made an immediate impact on the city of Newcastle with their fantastic space and event variation. You can always find Looper IPA on a permanent line up there and some cans in the fridge.

Miso - Right down in the Ouseburn valley in Newcastle you can find this unassuming venue who are offering mind-blowing Japanese inspired small plates and ramen with a remarkably refined cocktail and wine offering. You will always find some FCBC cans in their fridges.

Flight - A refined Bar & Menagerie pouring 3 of our beers at all times alongside 7 others on their taps. This is supported by a massive cocktail offering and extensive wine list in a delectable, classy setting.

Nest - Part of the same business as Flight & Layover, Nest is a small, intimate restaurant on Chillingham Road boasting one of the best Sunday lunches in Newcastle and a n evening tasting menu which rivals some of the best around. You can find our cans in the fridge and our lager on tap.

Layover - Seasonality is key with what Layover do, changing their theme every month to replicate a popular destination in the world. Whether it be Mexico, Italy or New York that the cocktail menu revolves around, you will find a little bit of Newcastle via a couple of FCBC lines on tap.

Peace & Loaf - Locally renowned restaurant owned by Chef Dave Coulson, P&L have multiple FCBC cans available in their fridge at all times to go alongside their lunch & tasting menus. PS. On weekends you can grab some of the best pies in Toon from their back door!

97 & Social - Occupying the top of Osbourne Road, an absolutely institute of Newcastle 97 & Social permanently pour our lager and have a rotation of cans in the fridge.

Rehill's - As famous as convenience stores come, Rehill's is legendary in Newcastle for their unrivalled selection of beer and spirits. There are always plenty of our cans up for grabs here at the standard steal prices that Rehill's do best!

Flight bar Heaton Newcastle Craft Beer
Flight in Heaton, Newcastle. Image from Skyscraper City.

Coast & North Newcastle

Hazy Daze - Located inside Spanish City within less than a 5 minute walk from the ocean, Hazy Daze always have a selection of cans in the fridge which you can drink in their taproom or take away with you.

NORD - A little further into Whitley Bay centre you will find NORD who have a wider selection on draught and keep some of our cans in their fridges too.

Baba Yaga - Cosy little spot open from 11-11 6 days a week, you can always find a pint of Looper in here.

The Yard House - Tucked into the back of a Post Office you'll find this little bottle shot. They always have cans but occasionally pour our newest lines on tap to take a little growler home with you.

Aster & Thyme - Newcastle Airport's newest hospitality offering, step out of duty free and it's right in front of you. Extremely vibrant and well decorated, find 2 FCBC beers on tap at all times for your obligatory pint.

Tap & Brew - Another inside the airport, this is more of our classic pub where you can watch the football (and more importantly the departures board) while you wait for your flight. 3 FCBC beers are on tap in here.

Gosforth Traders - A bustling cafe located in the heart of Gosforth, they also boast a massive beer & wine selection. You will always find some of our core range and a few seasonal brews at Gosforth Traders.

Sands of Tyne - North of Newcastle in Longbenton you'll find Sands of Tyne, open from 8am for coffee and breakfast every day they keep their doors open later into the night to grab a pint of Looper to drink in or some cans to take home.

Bawn - Serving up divine Italian inspired small plates and pizza in Ponteland, you can always find a few cans of FCBC to enjoy with your scran here.

Northern Football Club - You can always grab a pint of Looper here whether you're at a function or hiding from the rain on a match day.

Aster and Thyme Newcastle Airport Craft Beer
Aster & Thyme in Newcastle International Airport. Image from Newcastle International Airport.


Enjoy Beer - Tucked away in Sanderson's Arcade in Morpeth you can find this little beer shop, where you can always grab some FCBC cans to take home.

Turnbull's - Legendary family owned food hall in Alnwick, you can pick up some cans while choosing from the best produce to take home for your dinner.

Natural Grocer - Showcasing all the best of Newcastle & North East you can pick up some cans in this shop in Hexham alongside a massive range of other locally produced goods.

Beaumont Hotel - You can always find pints of cask or keg in this quaint hotel situated in the heart of Hexham.

Pine - Located in East Wallhouses you will always be able to find our cans at this Michelin Starred restaurant.

Hjem - Situated inside The Hadrian Hotel in Wall, Northumberland this Scandinavian inspired Michelin Starred restaurant has our cans in the fridge and occasional lines on tap.

Restaurant Pine Northumberland
Restaurant Pine in Northumberland. Image from Michelin Guide.

This list is by no means exhaustive, we're constantly being listed in new venues in Newcastle and the surrounding areas so keep an eye out to see if we pop up anywhere else. Plus, as listed above there are countless venues that will have our beers on most of the time, but this is a list of places you will be guaranteed to find them. 

We could rant and rave about these fantastic locations endlessly, but should you not be able to make it to any of these places you can always click on the link below and have some cans and a slice of Newcastle delivered directly to your door!

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