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Pisgah Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Pisgah Brewing Co.Pisgah Brewing Co.
BA SCORE
95
world-class

58 Ratings
Ratings: 58
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.05%
Active Beers: 55
Beer Ratings: 1,963
Beer Avg: 3.89
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar ]

150 Eastside Drive
Black Mountain, North Carolina, 28711
United States
phone: (828) 669-0190

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap 

Notes:
Pisgah Brewing's Tap Room hours
Tues, Wed, Sat 2 - 9
Thurs, Fri 2 - until
Tours Saturday @ 2 and 3pm
Open Sunday 2-9

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Ratings: 58 | Reviews: 31 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by bhalter8:
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4.94/5  rDev +14.6%

I am so glad they opened Pisgah up to BeerFly reviews! I had requested this a while back, because I had such a great time at the brewery, but was not told they had opened it up. Glad I came upon it today, because the BA community needs to know that Pisgah is a must visit in Asheville, which is a must visit in and of itself.
I loved the atmosphere here, I went on a Friday, when they had a jazz band playing, and there was a decent, but not overpacked crowd, and on a rather calm Saturday early evening. A good mix of locals, and beer fans, all sampling and enjoying the vast selection of brews, and when a band is not playing, a decent rotation of music, as well (huge plus in my book).
The quality is unmatched, Pisgah brews so many styles (and some unidentifiable ones), but they all taste so good! I found myself enjoying the Dancin' Hobo, which I never would have thought was up my alley. They just do all their beers well, lots of flavor.
The people that work at Pisgah make it for me (as is the case with most of my favorite beer establishments). Everyone was nice, helpful, and very welcoming. It's nice that they all know their beer, and want to discuss the entertaining stories behind some of the more crazy brews they have on tap. In the end, they even gave me a bottle of Cosmos to take home (I thought I'd never get to sample this one).
As previously mentioned, they have a vast tap selection, including a few beers for the mass market folks, but if you have a friend with you that has resisted some styles, this is the place to explore. My friend's wife, who is not a beer fan, ended up visiting with us twice because she loved their brews so much.
Add to all this, the fact that their prices are ridiculously low, considering the quality of the brews, and you have the formula for a perfect brew pub.
The brewery is unassuming, to say the least, from the outside, but don't let that discourage you from visiting this excellent brewery, with a welcoming personality.

bhalter8, May 11, 2009
More User Reviews:
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

During my recent trip to Asheville, I hooked up with the Asheville Brews Cruise. Pisgah was the first stop. Located outside of Asheville in Black Mountain on a rural drive, Pisgah is the quintessential small brewer: there is the tasting room, which brings to mind a garage with a bar. However, there is a stage here since Pisgah offers live music during the Summer. In the back, around the corner, through the rear door, are the tanks.

A great little place with a really nice pale ale. (Available at Pack's Tavern downtown.)

jjboesen, Nov 18, 2014
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4.35/5  rDev +0.9%

777, Nov 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

MOVERTON1284, Nov 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

DrunkinYogi, Oct 04, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev -6.3%

cichief, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of chinchill
4/5  rDev -7.2%

Based on several visits, including some during events. Very friendly and relaxed atmosphere. In addition to a brewpub with a (newly improved) stage, Pisgah has a seasonally open outdoor stage for larger acts. Whoever books their musical acts does a great job.
Legendary beer with limited distribution: Always seems to be something on tap here that is available no where else.

chinchill, Sep 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

ZEB89, Sep 02, 2014
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4.92/5  rDev +14.2%

tydanvet, Sep 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

loverofthecraft, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of blbarnett3
4.2/5  rDev -2.6%

The tasting room is a big, funky, grungy former industrial space with a big stage for music and an open area with picnic tables. The guy behind the bar was friendly and very helpful. I was blown away by the beer. I have tried five at this point, the GreyBeard IPA, the Valdez Coffee Stout, Cemetary Gate, a Belgian IPA collaboration with Burial from Asheville, their Porter, and the Vortex II Chocolatized Imperial Stout. The GreyBeard was the weakest of that bunch on my rating scale, but it was perfectly fine and I wouldn't mind drinking it on a regular basis. The others were REALLY good, with the Vortex being really memorable - I put it in roughly the same category as one of my hometown faves, Enlightened Despot from Lickinghole Creek. We enjoyed a growler of the porter all weekend. It's just a well executed, easy drinking porter. It was a bit of a bummer that they only fill their own growlers, as we had hauled along some empties from Richmond for this trip, but I understand the choice from a quality control perspective. Coming from Richmond, where craft pints range between $5 - $9, their prices seemed really reasonable.

blbarnett3, Aug 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

PastorMeat, Jul 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

DrMindbender, Jul 17, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev -10%

tasting room is in an industrial park which makes you question if you're in the right spot when first arriving. once you enter the tasting room from the interior coridor, it's an expansive space with an indoor stage, long L shaped bar, high ceilings, and big garage doors that open up to a courtyard of picnic tables. very chill. and not very crowded when we were there midweek.

beers are good, nothing too earth shattering. good selection, around 8-10. no food, just some local chips available.

pisgah does a concert series & their outdoor space seems to be a perfect venue to enjoy a show w some good brews. i would absolutely love to catch a show here one day.

craft_shannie, Jul 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Ljoreilly, Jul 06, 2014
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4.27/5  rDev -0.9%

I'm sure that for many like us, Pisgah Brewery is the beer gateway to the Asheville area arriving from the east and we made it our first stop. The first thing you notice upon stepping out of the car is that at 2,273 feet elevation, it's significantly cooler here than the sweltering Charlotte airport. So when you step inside and see a wall of taps with full pours from $3 to $5 and are immediately greeted by a friendly server you're definitely glad you made the trip.

Pisgah has around 15 taps with a good diversity of styles. I wouldn't say their beer is world-class but it's very good and certainly fresh when consumed from the tap of the place where it was brewed. The service (and other employees we talked to) were all great and had plenty of tips on other places to check out in the Asheville area. I could've spent the entire afternoon here - it has a great vibe and outdoor space with views of the surrounding mountains.

coldriver, Jul 04, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

juicebox, Jul 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Tsar_Riga, Jun 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

JohnParadee, Jun 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

KMitch, Apr 27, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16%

btbryanam, Apr 21, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16%

tfsimpkins, Apr 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

Punky_Brewster, Mar 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

ZirconTweezer, Feb 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Bartos, Feb 02, 2014
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Pisgah Brewing Co. in Black Mountain, NC
95 out of 100 based on 58 ratings.