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Bruisin' Ales

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

193 Ratings
Ratings: 193
Reviews: 143
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: 8.73%
[ Store ]

66 Broadway St
Ste 1
Asheville, North Carolina, 28801-2916
United States
phone: (828) 252-8999

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Notes:
Bruisin' Ales now ships to all states as mentioned here:
 http://www.bruisin-ales.com/shipping.php 

Closed Monday
Tuesday - Thursday: 12pm - 8pm
Friday - Saturday: 12pm - 9pm
Sunday: 12pm - 4pm

(Place added by: jatallah on 12-20-2006)
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Reviews by DCon:
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4.71/5  rDev +2.8%

Coming to a red-bricked building, you see red boxing gloves and then Bruisin' Ales has its logo above. I walked in to be helped immediately! Mike was the manager who helped me twice (coming back here a second time because of such a great experience). It was an easy going place, tons of cider upon walking in by the check out desk and then 3 stools next to a bar to do some sampling. Everything VERY organized and well lit.

Quality was fantastic! Everything had good dates, extremely organized by brewery, and also clean.

Mike not only helped me picking out many beers that I was looking for but did a trade with what I brought into the store from Missouri. We also had a tasting of a Duck Rabbit Porter (on him) and this was extremely nice. Will be keeping in touch to do more trades! Thats customer service.

The selection was UNREAL! Over a hundred beers were represented and if there wasn't something you were looking for, they could order it for you. Everything was priced just fine and what I was expecting.

I recommend you coming here because of both their selection and extremely helpful and knowledgeable staff. Can't pass over this if in Asheville!

DCon, Jan 15, 2012
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GMan, Sep 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -12.7%

The selection was alright, it was a small place and a pain in the ass to find parking. I have had people tell me for ages about how great this place is. I wasn't all that impressed. I know of two stores that have a much better selection and are not all that much bigger. One is Peabody's in Boone and the other is Sam's Quick Shop in Durham. Overall, if I was in Asheville staying downtown and needed some beer for the room, then I would go here, but, I wouldn't go out of my way. Unless I missed some other room full of beer. I asked for a few things I figured would be hard to find and they didn't have them. I found the same beer I was looking for down the road at Appalachian Vintner.

humuloner22, Sep 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Cozy place in downtown with a good selection and growler fills. It's a small place but well located.

brstls4drmrs, Aug 19, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

Super friendly staff. It has an impressive selection of locals and other beers from all over. The staff are extremely friendly, and ready to lend a helping hand. I could not be happier that this is my local beermonger.

Goatdavemac, Aug 19, 2014
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4.14/5  rDev -9.6%

I was pretty impressed...very nice selection of imports and local beers...nice vibe to the store, the guy working there was knowledgeable and helpful, I will definitely go back, there's even a nice little parking lot right next to it, which is nice to have downtown

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Bruisin' Ales in Asheville, NC
100 out of 100 based on 193 ratings.