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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 ckeegan04:
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5/5  rDev +8.9%

Nice store right on the edge of the very cool downtown Asheville area. Not the biggest place, but very clean and organized with a very large selection of beers. I'd say the best part was their Belgian selection. Huge wall full of imports, primarily Belgians. So many that I couldnt make up my mind what to grab. Also a good selection of the local NC beers and various other American micros. Very nice selection of glassware up front, both local stuff and your bigger name galsses like Orval goblets and Duvel tulips. Very friendly and helpful employees. Overall a great place. Definitely a good place to go if you are ever in western NC.

Edit: Upped the quality to a five. Jason and Julie took the time to read my review and send me a beermail about the DR Wee-Heavy. My bottle just had an errant punch on the date and is actually only a month or two old. Great service and follow-up. Always nice when owners take the time to read customers thoughts.

ckeegan04, Oct 20, 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.