Carolina Brewery in Chapel Hill took home top honors in the N.C. State Fair beer competition, winning best of show and seven categories.
The brewer's Flagship India pale ale took home the top prize. Carolina Brewery's other winning beers included: Sky Blue Golden Ale, the No. 2 overall beer, Oktoberfest, Copperline Amber Ale, Firecracker Pale Ale and Old Familiar Barleywine.
Aviator Brewing in Fuquay-Varina and Fullsteam in Durham each took home three. Fullsteam's First Frost Persimmon Ale took No. 3 overall.