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Asheville Brewing Company

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Asheville Brewing CompanyAsheville Brewing Company
BEER AVG
3.8/5
Based on:
32 Beers
254 Reviews
Place Score: 85
Reviews: 35
Visits: 99
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

73 Coxe Avenue
Asheville, North Carolina, 28801
United States
phone: (828) 255-4077

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @ashevillebrewin

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Place added by: GCBrewingCo on 06-20-2005

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Reviews: 35 | Visits: 99
Reviews by frazbri:
Photo of frazbri
4.25/5  rDev +14.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

After a stop at Craggie, I walked around the corner to Asheville Brewing for dinner and more beer. This downtown location is spacious. A long bar stretches to the left of the door, the turns towards the center of the room. Liquor and wine are served as well as their own beer.

The food menu featured pizza and calzones, but also had a pretty extensive list of sandwiches, salads and pastas. I ordered a calzone with sausage, mushrooms, and peppers, and it was HUGE. It was also quite tasty.

Asheville Brewing had about ten taps. I had their Nina Porter, Scout Stout and Shiva IPA. I preferred the Stout. The Shiva was okay, but I wanted a bigger hop kick than it delivered. They also run one beer through a randal every thursday, but I arrived too late to try the white ale through raspberries.

I received excellent service on my visit. I had a super bartender, that really made my stay worth while. I also met one of the brewers, Trey. He gave me a quick tour of the brewhouse, and gave me a little insight into the Asheville scene.

Asheville Brewing was my best stop on the first leg of my NC journey. (1,108 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of Pourharddrinkslow
3.73/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of jbaker67
3.96/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of jschott75
3.96/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of cjgator3
3.66/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of khargro2
3.13/5  rDev -15.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3

My visit was on a Tuesday afternoon for a business trip. We were looking for somewhere to bide time and this brewpub seemed like a good choice. They have a nice outdoor area that is almost the size of the restaurant...looks like it would make a decent music venue, but currently hosted one family, several hipsters with dogs, and a couple of bums. We decided to eat inside because of the dogs and bums.

The brewery was very representative of Asheville with tattooed employees and a very social crowd. Maybe we chose the wrong menu items, but the beer and food were both just OK. Still not a bad place to relax, but with so many breweries in Asheville, I would pass over ABC next time. (692 characters)

Photo of Eziel
4.34/5  rDev +17%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Jackofallbrews
3.14/5  rDev -15.4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 2.75 | selection: 3.75

Next we walked a ways past the local bus station and into the "brewery district" for a visit to one of the city's oldest (1998) craft breweries. The bar itself was small and a bit over-hot already at noon on this fine spring day, so we settled outside in the large covered patio. Service was a little spotty out there, but the servers were pleasant when they actually came to the table. They had a lot of beers of varying styles, but most were just mediocre. The best of the lot for me were the Bronson Oat Brown and the Holy Ninja Oyster Porter. A big deal was made about their recently released double IPA, but I didn't love it. The brewery is known for pizza, pub food, and being kid friendly. They can some their beers and I found them in restaurants and bars all over town. Worth a spin by, but not the best place we found in town. (844 characters)

Photo of Cacibajagua
3.43/5  rDev -7.5%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of NCJEFF77
3.88/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of jfstilling
3.68/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of JustinSparks
3.86/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of cjgiant
3.63/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of Whitey_from_Remedy
3.79/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of greencovesteve
4.14/5  rDev +11.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Notacraftdrinker
3.33/5  rDev -10.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3 | service: 3.75 | selection: 2.75

Photo of stevejjune
3.94/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Radams1
4.18/5  rDev +12.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of HookemHoos
3.37/5  rDev -9.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 2.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.25

Photo of austen_d
4.43/5  rDev +19.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Great service, our waiter was very knowledgeable and we enjoyed all of his recommendations. (91 characters)

Photo of BGsWo22
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of misternebbie
4.41/5  rDev +18.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Mike-ohio
4.57/5  rDev +23.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Harvest06
3.94/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of Mikestaf
3.94/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

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Asheville Brewing Company in Asheville, NC
85 out of 100 based on 35 ratings.