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Bruisin' Ales

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

201 Ratings
Ratings: 201
Reviews: 144
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 8.75%
[ 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 tclapper:
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4.43/5  rDev -3.1%

Had to check out Bruisin' since they've been rated so high by everyone. At first glance it's hard to say that there's much to speak of since it is pretty small. As soon as you walk around though you see that they pack as much great beer in this place as they can. The service is solid, every time I've been in I always get asked if I need any help and they're willing to do some beer talk or shoot the shit if not too busy. Also like I said it's a reletively small place so someone is within earshot if you need a hand.
Great place, a must to check out if you're in thet area.

tclapper, May 10, 2011
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5/5  rDev +9.4%

KMitch, Monday at 05:12 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -17.9%

CavemanRamblin, Monday at 02:58 PM
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4/5  rDev -12.5%

Great location but overpriced and the staff was not very friendly. They have a lot of bottles but the store is very small so it gets crowded fast. Prices are a few dollars more than the other large bottle shop in town.

MOVERTON1284, Nov 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

spycow, Nov 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

andyctree, Oct 30, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.4%

kjc111, Oct 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7%

AlexFields, Oct 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -12.5%

fehrminator, Oct 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -23.4%

Sunstealer, Oct 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -17.9%

thatoneguymike, Sep 28, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.4%

crazyninjamaster, Sep 27, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.4%

aleckpa, Sep 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

jaswilson2, Sep 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

GMan, Sep 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -12.5%

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 +3.9%

atrocity, Sep 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7%

petermethot, Aug 31, 2014
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4.21/5  rDev -7.9%

Bradaplast, Aug 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7%

fastestmanalive, Aug 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

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 +3.9%

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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4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

kjkinsey, Aug 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

elkinbrown, Aug 14, 2014
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4.14/5  rDev -9.4%

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

tlema1, Aug 13, 2014
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Bruisin' Ales in Asheville, NC
100 out of 100 based on 201 ratings.