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Bruisin' Ales

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

190 Ratings
Ratings: 190
Reviews: 143
rAvg: 4.59
pDev: 8.5%
[ 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 cbak999:
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5/5  rDev +8.9%

Walked into Bruisin' Ales on a Tuesday evening, passing through Asheville on our way home from Ohio. An absolutely great selection of both local and American micros, as well as Europeans. The clerk at the desk was very helpful in finding me the perfect place to eat dinner, and of course, drink beer! While there, I purchased a couple bottles for the B&B we are staying at (Oakland Cottage - awesome deal and great for families with kids!!!!). I purchased a growler of local brew from Pisgah Brewery which I have yet to try, but I am sure it will be great! This place is a definite must see if in the area and it's easy, cause it's right downtown. Check it out...you will not be disappointed!

cbak999, Aug 13, 2008
More User Reviews:
Photo of aleckpa
5/5  rDev +8.9%

aleckpa, Friday at 10:28 AM
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4.5/5  rDev -2%

jaswilson2, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of GMan
4.5/5  rDev -2%

GMan, Sep 12, 2014
Photo of humuloner22
4/5  rDev -12.9%

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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4.75/5  rDev +3.5%

atrocity, Sep 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7.4%

petermethot, Aug 31, 2014
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4.21/5  rDev -8.3%

Bradaplast, Aug 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7.4%

fastestmanalive, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of brstls4drmrs
4.5/5  rDev -2%

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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Bruisin' Ales in Asheville, NC
100 out of 100 based on 190 ratings.