FAQ'S

The name inspiration comes through 3 generations of Family business. Brewery Owner, Ben Cleary’s grandparents were in the pub/beer trade, while his parents got into the wine business, and now Ben has moved towards the beer industry – thus the family has come Full Circle.

The brewery, and attached taproom are located at Unit 167 Walker Road, Hoults Yard, Newcastle, NE6 2HL. A short distance from Newcastle city centre, and in the growing hub of great craft beer venues in the Walker/ Byker/ Ouseburn area.

By Bus: Q3 Quaylink towards Wallsend, we are the stop right before the overhead green bridge, just past the Free Trade Inn.

  • See the Google Map here

By Metro: Take the Yellow Line (South Shields via Whitley Bay), get off at Byker metro and we are an easy 15-minute walk towards the Quayside. 

Our aim is to offer regular public brewery tours and private customisable brewery tours, however, at the moment with Covid-19 restrictions we are not in a position to offer brewery tours.

If you’re interested in joining the Full Circle team, please send us something that grabs our attention to shout@fullcirclebrewing.co.uk. 

Currently we do not have any open positions, but keep an eye on our socials for any opportunities that become available.

At the taproom we currently have a number of measures in place to follow Government guidelines for Covid-19. 

  • Reduced capacity by 50% to ensure social distancing.
  • Table service only, utilising the ReOpen web based app for ordering.
  • Our staff will be wearing PPE for your safety. 

The brewery, and attached taproom are located at Unit 167 Walker Road, Hoults Yard, Newcastle, NE6 2HL. A short distance from Newcastle city centre, and in the growing hub of great craft beer venues in the Walker/ Byker/ Ouseburn area.

By Bus: Q3 Quaylink towards Wallsend, we are the stop right before the overhead green bridge, just past the Free Trade Inn.

By Metro: Take the Yellow Line (South Shields via Whitley Bay), get off at Byker metro and we are an easy 15-minute walk towards the Quayside. 

See Google Map Here

There is a car park on site, however, please be aware that after the first hour it is a paid site through Hoults Yard. There is street parking outside of Hoults Yard that is free of charge.

Our opening hours are: 

  • Thursday 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Friday 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Saturday 11:00 AM- 11:00 PM
  • Sunday 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM

In the current climate we are strongly recommending table bookings, especially during peak times. 

To book a table, click here 

Walk-ins are allowed if space is available. 

  • Friday and Saturday, our outdoor space is exclusively available for walk-ins. 

If you book an outdoor table and wish to move indoors, we unfortunately cannot guarantee a table inside the taproom.

During normal circumstances, we may accept some bookings for group events, however this is on a limited basis. 

The entire taproom can be booked for an event on a day that the taproom is not normally open (Monday-Wednesday, excluding holidays). For enquiries please email shout@fullcirclebrewing.co.uk

We have a private event space that can be hired for office events during the day Monday-Friday, as well as for groups during taproom hours. For more information and to enquire please email shout@fullcirclebrewing.co.uk 

Please see our Events Page for upcoming events at the Tap Room. 

  • Please note: No large scale events are currently being scheduled at the taproom due to COVID19. 

We are happy for you to bring the whole family up until 8:00 PM. 

Dogs are always welcome in the taproom.

We’ve got the team at Scream for Pizza as our resident dough slingers, serving up arguably the best pizza in town! 

  • Food from 5:00 PM Thursday and Friday and from 12:00 PM on the weekends.

While the menu changes, there are always vegetarian and vegan options available, and any pizza can be made gluten-free. 

Our taplist can be view on our untapped menu: 

We will have our cans available, plus guest cans available, including gluten-free options, however these may rotate frequently.

While we are a craft beer brewery and focus on craft beer, we have an array of award winning wines, quality spirits, soft drinks, artisan coffee and tea available. 

Many options available! 

    • Through the breweries online webshop! 
    • Direct at the taproom
    • Our sister bottle shop The Pip Stop will have the full range of Full Circle beers available at all times.
    • Other fantastic Northeast bottle shops consistently stock us. 
    • We’ve distributed orders to Cornwall, Bristol, London, Norwich, Liverpool, Abderdeen and places in-between. If you want your local bottle shop or craft beer bar to bring us in, word of mouth is a powerful tool!

Growlers are available to be filled during taproom hours.

  • Bring in your own growler
  • We have 1L Plastic bottles for growler fills
  • We’ll be getting our own Full Circle glass growlers soon!

If we don’t, we’d love to! Word of mouth is the best marketing, so put in the ear of your local pub, or bottle shop to get in touch with us or whoever they buy their beer from to get FCBC in their fridges or on their taps!

Our core range of Looper IPA, Repeater Session IPA and Hoop APA is available year round.

Seasonals/Specials and Collaboration beers are one offs. 

  • Some may make a return, but if you enjoy one, best stock up!

99% of our beer is vegan friendly, an odd beer may include lactose.

Allergens will be listed on the cans.

We are aiming to release a gluten-free beer at some point in the future, but at this time we’ll have tasty gluten-free options from other breweries.

  • To set up an account with us please contact Ben and please visit our Trade Page.

We currently deal with the following wholesalers. If your wholesaler is not listed, word of mouth is a powerful tool!

  • Diverse
  • Beer Paradise
  • Hic Hops
  • Pigs Ears 
  • Inn Express
  • Small Beer

We sure do! Visit our Trade Page and simply sign-up! Mailers are delivered each week. 

We have merchandise and glassware available on our webshop, along with our cans and growlers. 

At the taproom we currently have a number of measures in place to follow Government guidelines for Covid-19. 

  • Reduced capacity by 50% to ensure social distancing 
  • Table service only, utilising ReOpen web based app for ordering.  
  • Our staff will be wearing PPE for your safety

Info: Our Taproom is now open every Thursday and Friday: 12:00 – 22:00, Saturday: 11:00 – 22:00 & Sunday: 11:00 – 21:00 with food only available Friday: 17:00 – 21:00 and Saturday: 12:00 – 21:00.

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