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Green Man Brewery

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BEER AVG
3.78/5
Based on:
61 Beers
1,353 Ratings
Place Score: 92
Ratings: 120
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 12.22%
Taps: 12
Bottles: --
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

23 Buxton Avenue
Asheville, North Carolina, 28801
United States
phone: (828) 252-5502

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @greenmanbrewing

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(Place added by: GCBrewingCo on 06-20-2005)
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Photo of joe1510
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Green Man is a small brewery on a small side street in Asheville. This place is housed in an old, small warehouse. A standard door and overhead door are your two ways in and out. A small bar seats probably 12 while a counter runs along the windows with some stools below and a couple hightops here and there. The space is small and overlooking it is the petite brewery. A nice, covered, dog friendly patio sits out back and is loaded up with seating options for such a small space.

The taplist was impressive to say the least but let me first say that all kinds of weird shit is tucked away in nooks and crannies, looking at you while you drink; Yoda, green men, just weird shit. 12-15 handles were available, all house beer. The Gose and XIPA were both fantastic beers and two of the best I had in all of Asheville. Prices were insanely cheap and growlers were available.

Green Man seemed like more of the locals hangout. They didn't seem to want to deal with the madness that is Wicked Weed. It's very laidback and friendly, a great place to have a beer and easily my favorite place, that I visited, while in the "Land of the Sky". Get to Green Man!

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Photo of GarthDanielson
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Cool, rustic vibe to this place. An open bay door leads you into an L-shaped bar, with lots of industrial and rustic decorations. The brewing equipment is all viewable as soon as you walk in, just to the left of the bar. There are 8+ beers on tap at any given time, and there are growlers for beer to go. The bartenders were very friendly and helpful. This place is right in the middle of Asheville, within walking distance of a dozen other breweries, and should be a stop for any beer fan.

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Asheville is smothered (covered and chunked) with breweries. As an avid brewer, currently working towards brewing commercially, I've got a massive soft spot for the smaller guys. Sure, Green Man has been around a while now - they're certainly not the new kids on the block - still, their space just calls my name. I'm a big fan of tap rooms that sit in the middle of a functioning brewery. The working parts of this brewery aren't behind a big sheet of glass, they're right there beside you. You're enjoying a draft pour while sitting in the guts of the beast responsible for creating it. That's just cool. This is a great little space - small/interesting bar with a nice selection of flavors. Helpful servers too. You're also within blocks of a lot of other breweries. Love the space - check 'em out.

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3.45/5  rDev -15.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.75 | service: 2.75 | selection: 4

my least favorite of the asheville breweries i visited. i understand that green man may be the oldest in town, but that history/legacy isn't well presented. in visiting the brewery, it kinda felt like i was at bad fraternity party at a division II university. when i asked for a flight, i was told they weren't even serving in pint glasses & offered a beer in a plastic cup. yes, it was world cup. no, it was not that crowded. seriously, there were more empty tables/chairs than ppl. service was uninterested & disengaged. place seemed to need a good cleaning.

chill vibe. tiki feel outside on the side patio. not necessary all that comfortable in the carolina heat. food trucks are available.

beers are good, solid. maybe i visited on a really off day. i would have been just fine picking up some bottles at the bottle shop.

Green Man Brewery in Asheville, NC
92 out of 100 based on 120 ratings.