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James Joyce Irish Pub

Bar/Pub/Tavern/Restaurant/Gastropub in Raleigh-Durham

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  912 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701
  (919) 683-3022
Mon-Sun: 11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Tap List - 20

Appalachian Mountain Daniel's Double IPA   
Appalachian Mountain Brewery  ·  Boone, NC
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
9.0% ABV  ·  97 IBU

Bell's Two Hearted Ale   
Bell's Brewery  ·  Kalamazoo, MI
A significant malt body balances the hop presence, together with the fruity yeast aromas, lead to a remarkably drinkable American-style IPA.
American IPA
7.0% ABV  ·  55 IBU

Big Boss Harvest Time Pumpkin Ale   
Big Boss Brewing Company  ·  Raleigh, NC
This is a Subtly Spiced Fall ale Brewed with Real Pumpkin that will evoke memories of holidays and family. It is brewed with our own proprietary blend of spices that will make this one of the best recieved pumpkin ales available.

Bold Rock Premium Dry Cider   
Bold Rock Hard Cider  ·  Mills River, NC
Generally dry, full-bodied, austere.
English Cider
6.0% ABV

Catawba Astral Bootie Beer IPA   
Catawba Brewing  ·  Morganton, NC
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
4.5% ABV
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Foothills Cottonwood Pumpkin   
Foothills Brewing  ·  Winston-Salem, NC
This crisp, dry ale uses cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and ginger brewed with real pumpkin to give Mom's pumpkin pie some serious competition.
Pumpkin Spiced Ale
5.3% ABV  ·  5 IBU

Foothills Hoppyum   
Foothills Brewing  ·  Winston-Salem, NC
Nutty malts lend a surprisingly sweet base to copious additions of tangerine-y Simcoe™ hops. Great aroma, superior taste, clean dry finish. One sip will show you why this is our most popular beer . . . followed closely by a strong desire to take another sip.
American IPA
6.3% ABV  ·  70 IBU

Foothills People's Porter   
Foothills Brewing  ·  Winston-Salem, NC
Porter. Consider it the mild-mannered granddaddy of stout. Our version stays true to the classic English style popularized by the Industrial Revolution’s working class. Ruby-hued with strong upfront notes of chocolate and toffee, People’s Porter finishes strong and flavorful, blending delicious herbal hop flavor and just a hint of espresso. Bloody terrific!
American Porter
5.8% ABV  ·  43 IBU

Foothills Torch Pilsner   
Foothills Brewing  ·  Winston-Salem, NC
Legend has it that, well over a century ago, citizens of western Bohemia grew so dissatisfied with their beer they dumped it in the streets. So a new style evolved, in the city of Pilsen, combining the soft local water with pale malts and earthy Saaz hops. And the Bohemians were pleased. Our pilsner adheres closely to that original style. ’Cause we like happy Bohemians.
Czech Premium Pale Lager
4.75% ABV  ·  35 IBU

Guinness Draught   
St. James Gate (Guinness)  ·  Dublin, Ireland
Is made from water, barley, roast malt extract, hops, and brewer’s yeast. An old and firm favourite.
Irish Stout
4.2% ABV  ·  40 IBU

Harp Lager   
St. James Gate (Guinness)  ·  Dublin, Ireland
Harp, the best selling Irish lager, with its sparkling colour makes it a distinctive, yet approachable import.
International Pale Lager
4.5% ABV  ·  21 IBU

Hi-Wire Bed Of Nails Brown   
Hi-Wire Brewing  ·  Asheville, NC
Aggressively hopped with a healthy blend of citrus- and fruit-forward hops and balanced by the unmistakable bite of rye, allow this brew to tame your thirst.
American Brown Ale
6.1% ABV  ·  25 IBU
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Hi-Wire Lager   
Hi-Wire Brewing  ·  Asheville, NC
A light-bodied lager designed with drinkability in mind.
American Lager
4.6% ABV

Highland Gaelic Ale   
Highland Brewing Company  ·  Asheville, NC
A deep amber colored American ale, featuring a rich malty body. Cascade and Willamette hops add a complex hop flavor and aroma. This ale is exceptionally balanced between malty sweetness and delicate hop bitterness.
American Amber Ale
5.6% ABV  ·  30 IBU
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Lonerider Shotgun Betty   
Lonerider Brewing Company  ·  Raleigh, NC
Shotgun Betty is a sexy, tough cowgirl who is always armed and dangerous. That's why we picked her to represent our Hefeweizen.
5.8% ABV  ·  11 IBU

Lonerider Sweet Josie - Nitro   
Lonerider Brewing Company  ·  Raleigh, NC
A malty beer that uses its hop flavor to complement and enhance its chocolate and caramel characters.
American Brown Ale
6.1% ABV  ·  26 IBU

Mother Earth Dark Cloud Dunkel   
Mother Earth Brewing  ·  Kinston, NC
A dark, rich beer with with rich, complex ready notes and chocolate-like flavors.
Munich Dunkel
5.1% ABV

Oskar Blues Old Chub On Nitro   
Oskar Blues Brewery  ·  Lyons, CO
Semi-sweet flavors of cocoa and coffee, and a wee-bit of smoke. Pushed through Nitrogen for a smooth frothy finish.
Scottish Heavy
8.0% ABV  ·  25 IBU

St. James Gate (Guinness)  ·  Dublin, Ireland
Smithwick’s exceptional taste, distinctive colour and purity of ingredients make it unique.
Irish Red Ale
4.5% ABV  ·  20 IBU

Victory Golden Monkey   
Victory Brewing Company  ·  Downingtown, PA
Golden Monkey is both playfully delightful and profoundly satisfying. Exotic spices from the East round out this global journey to joy.
Belgian Tripel
9.5% ABV  ·  20 IBU

Bottle List - 11

Bud Light   
Anheuser-Busch, Inc.  ·  St. Louis, MO
Brewed with a malt and hops ratio different from Budweiser for a distinctively crisp taste with fewer calories.
American Light Lager
4.2% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Anheuser-Busch, Inc.  ·  St. Louis, MO
Budweiser is a medium-bodied, flavorful, and crisp with blended layers of premium American and European hop aromas.
American Lager
5.0% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Coors Light   
Coors Brewing Company  ·  Golden, CO
Coors Light has a nice, bright appearance when poured and a crisp, clean taste.
American Lager
4.2% ABV  ·  12 IBU

Corona Extra   
Cervecería Modelo  ·  Tijuana, Mexico
Corona's aroma is fruity-honey with a touch of malt and the flavor is crisp and well-balanced between hops and malt, toward the malt side.
International Pale Lager
4.5% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Corona Light   
Cervecería Modelo  ·  Tijuana, Mexico
Corona Light has approximately 30% less calories than Corona Extra but keeps the same refreshing flavor.
Mexican Light Lager
4.1% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Crabbie's Ginger Beer   
John Crabbie & Company  ·  Edinburgh, Scotland
A beer that derives some of its taste and aroma from the particular spices, herbs or vegetables
Ginger Beer
4.8% ABV

Miller High Life   
Miller Brewing Company  ·  Milwaukee, WI
Yeast our founder brought over from Germany, light Galena hops from the pacific northwest, and a combination of malted barley.
American Lager
5.0% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Newcastle Brown Ale   
Caledonian Brewing Co  ·  Edinburgh, United Kingdom
The quintessential rich, English brown ale. It is is sweet, malty, somewhat nutty, yet refreshing.
British Brown Ale
4.7% ABV  ·  25 IBU

Pabst Blue Ribbon   
Pabst Brewing Company  ·  Milwaukee, WI
Pabst Blue Ribbon is brewed in the finest traditions of an American Premium Lager dating back to 1844.
American Lager
4.6% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Small Town Not Your Father's Root Beer   
Small Town Brewery  ·  Wauconda, IL
A harmonious marriage of ingredients, with a silky smooth and satisfying finish that is unmatched in flavor.
Hard Root Beer
5.9% ABV  ·  10 IBU

Yuengling Lager   
Yuengling Brewery  ·  Pottsville, PA
Yuengling Traditional Lager is an iconic American lager famous for its rich amber color and medium bodied flavor.
American Lager
4.4% ABV  ·  36 IBU

Events - 3


Celebrate International Stout Day with us! 10 Stouts on Draft... Rare Kegs... Aged Barrels... Goose Island Bourbon County, Sexual Chocolate and Old Rasputin, just to name a few! Also, Brian will be whipping up some amazing comfort food to pair these incredible beers with! Giveaways throughout the weekend!


HEY ALL YOU TRIVIA BUFFS! The James Joyce is hosting our very own "Election Night" themed trivia party. We will have election themed beer and liquor specials to help us ALL get through the night! Come out and watch the Nasty Woman and the Hombre go head-to-head as the election numbers come rolling in...AND play a little trivia during the commecials. So, study up on your 'MERICAN, NOT Merica...


Durham chefs and Local Brewers are teaming up to raise awareness for Prostate Cancer! Bring your best mustache or beard and taste some amazing chili! We will be judging the chili and raffling off Duke ACC Basketball Tickets, Local Resturant GiftCards and Rounds of Golf from Hillandale Golf Course.