Monday, July 27, 2015
Most beer taps: Raleigh Beer Garden sets world record
RALEIGH, NC, USA -- The new Raleigh Beer Garden, which opened this week in Raleigh, North Carolina and have 366 individual taps of beer, setting the new world record for the Most beer taps,
according to the World Record Academy.
Photo: The Raleigh Beer Garden in Raleigh, North Carolina, a three story beer garden, have the most beer taps in the world, 366. The 8,500-square-foot, two-story beer garden hosts 144 local brews on the first floor, and 222 beers from the rest of the US and the world upstairs. (enlarge photo)
The Guinness World Records' record for the most varieties of beer commercially available was 2,004 at Delíríum Café, Brussels, Belgium when counted on 9 January 2004.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the largest beer tankard; it measures 5.87 m (19 ft 3 in) tall, has a diameter of 2.03 m (6 ft 7 in) and can hold 12,910 litres (2839.8 gal) of beer. It was created by the Meraner Altstadtvereinigung (Italy) and was presented and measured in Meran, Italy, on 7 August 2010.
The restaurant, Beer Garden, is situated at 614 Glenwood Avenue and has 366 individual beer taps on a three-story, 8,500-square-foot beer and cocktail bar with a rooftop deck and patio seating.
The ground level of the restaurant houses 144 individual beer taps that showcase North Carolina craft beers. There are another 222 more taps of beer from across the country and around the world on the first floor of the building.
The Beer Garden will serve food like pizzas, burgers, salads, and appetizers.
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