Research & Development




Modern IPA. Slightly golden in color with notes of grapefruit, mango and passionfruit. Classically brewed to provide a perfectly balanced, bitter and sweet finish.

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NC State Athletics
Co-Branded Riviera

R&D Brewing and NC State Athletics unveil a new co-branded and officially licensed specialty can of the existing Riviera Mexican Style Lager.  Riviera is an award winning core brand within the R&D Brewing portfolio and it will be made available exclusively at NC State athletic events and at local retailers.  The sale of the officially licensed product will help generate royalties that can be reinvested in scholarships for NC State University.


The original gold Riviera can will continue to be available at retail outlets across the state of NC.



Jumping Horse IPA

Jumping Horse IPA is a bold and hoppy brew that celebrates the spirit of adventure and the majestic beauty of Montana. It’s golden, straw in color with a subdued but present bitterness with notes of mango pineapple and grapefruit. It’s crisp, dry, effervescent and refreshing. Whether you’re enjoying a day at the ranch or exploring the beautiful stunning scenery, Jumping Horse IPA is the perfect companion for your trail.


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Pirates Brew

Pirates Brew is a carefully curated light ale that embodies the spirit of ECU through its flavor profile. It features a harmonious blend of hops and malts, resulting in a refreshing easy drinking and well-balanced beer.