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Bruisin' Ales

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100
world-class

196 Ratings
Ratings: 196
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

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap 

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 FtownThrowDown:
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4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Made a point to detour the trip home from Carolina so that I could stop in and check this place out.
Easy to get to from the interstate and anybody travelling I-40 through Asheville.
Nice, clean, well layed out store. Not the largest in square footage, but they have purely gone for the quality not quantity strategy and it definitely works.
Honestly I could have spent much more time in there. Either looking through much more of the merchandise or talking to the very friendly help. Was able to pick up some beer that's local to the area, and some other import stuff that we just don't get locally to me.
They have a great selection of beer. Add to that glassware, signs, t-shirts, hats and other accessories.
Fridge full of singles and growlers from local breweries. Pisgah and others.
Great store in a great part of town. Wish this place was local to me.

FtownThrowDown, Aug 27, 2009
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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.

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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.

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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 196 ratings.