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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
255 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 wcudwight:
Photo of wcudwight
3.59/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5

Take the road across from Barley's that goes by the parking lot and you can walk right to Asheville Brewing. It's about 3 blocks away. As stated it's in an old garage. They had 8 taps, all house brews. I didn't see any bottle selections. They also had a large selection of board games and a gameroom. I was driving and had already downed a couple of pints from Barley's so I didn't have any of their beers. But my usually macro drinking buddy really liked them. On this particular night it was open mic night and I was impressed at the talent that was playing. The service was average. You had to go to the bar to order a beer, but it was usually brought to you promptly. A previous review from October says that they will be brewing the beers on site in 3 weeks. As of now in Feb. the beers are still brewed at the theater and brought to Asheville Brewing in kegs. I would like to go back with someone else driving next time. (926 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.