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Wedge Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Wedge Brewing CompanyWedge Brewing Company

Beer Stats:
Active Beers: 27
Beer Ratings: 431
Beer Avg: 3.81

Taps: 8 / Bottles:
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: Y
BA SCORE
93
outstanding

69 Ratings
Ratings: 69
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 9.09%
$ - inexpensive
[ Brewery, Bar ]

125B Roberts Street
Asheville, North Carolina, 28801
United States
phone: (828) 505-2792

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap 

Notes:
None, yet.

(Place added by: blackie on 06-28-2008)
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cltIPAdrinker

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

11-01-2013 20:03:46 | More by cltIPAdrinker
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mecmd

Georgia

4/5  rDev -4.3%

10-25-2013 04:10:39 | More by mecmd
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zbodnar1

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

10-22-2013 18:42:09 | More by zbodnar1
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one800higgins

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

10-21-2013 14:34:08 | More by one800higgins
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.3%

10-19-2013 20:16:59 | More by ZEB89
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nickfl

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

10-15-2013 22:25:57 | More by nickfl
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claspada

New Jersey

3.64/5  rDev -12.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | $

Located off the beaten path. With an inside smallish bar where you must order regardless but could also stand and consume.
Outside is basically a deck with some old-fashion metal chairs. Not exactly the most inviting setup.
They had about 7-9 beers on draft, the best was the DIPA and the rest were fairly forgettable. I guess the Flemish Brown was also alright but really needed more time for the bugs to eat and develop even a moderate sourness.
Service was quite friendly, so I can’t complain there, but this place came with high recommendations and I can’t say it fulfilled my expectations. Really close to Duck Taco though which is amazing, so there’s that.

10-11-2013 15:45:44 | More by claspada
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kylehay2004

Florida

4/5  rDev -4.3%

10-11-2013 01:23:06 | More by kylehay2004
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

3.56/5  rDev -14.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.25 | $$

This brewery is a little different than most. Their commune area is mostly outside, with a couple bar style counters, a few picnic tables, cornhole games and general green space. Inside, there are just a few seats across a bar counter. It's obvious they intend for you to buy your beer and take it outside, which is perfect when the weather permits. I had their Golem, which was a pleasant Belgian strong ale, and a lot of their architecture capitalizes on the arts district which they reside in; we were sitting on stools made from giant cogs, pretty neat. The entire venue kind of seems like an afterthought, like there was a little space left in the building and they crammed a mash tun in and let people sit in the grass outside, but it's kind of charming because of it. I'd love to come back here with a handful of friends and play a cornhole tournament or something, it would be perfect for that.

07-14-2013 03:04:31 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.36/5  rDev -19.6%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | $

Many people in Asheville, and even back home in SEPA recommended Wedge as a "must visit" location. Honestly, I don't get what all the fuss is about.

The brewpub is located in a strange part-residential part-commercial / quasi folk artsy area. As some other reviews have reflected, it can be a bit confusing to actually find the place. The building does say "Wedge" out front, but on street level, there is no entrance to the actual brewery...you have to go around the side and walk down a somewhat Wonderlandish/mechanic's-art-project stairway to find the little entrance to the pub.

As far as atmosphere goes, in my opinion, there is simply nothing desirable here. The bar itself is pretty small, seating maybe 10 people, and there's some oddball grotesque (let's face it: butt ugly) sculptures decorating the otherwise plain and simple walls. The outside area seems to be the main gathering place here, and again, I found nothing desirable about it. It was like a bad family BBQ where everyone was way too drunk, loud, and annoying.

As far as beer goes, there were 8 selections on tap, including one that was an "outside only" line...whatever. I sampled everything, and really didn't find anything to be worth writing home about. Pretty standard homebrew kit stuff all over, with a "hemp ale" being the closest thing to breaking the normal mold.

No complaints about service really. Prices were cheap, so I guess that makes the beer easy for anyone to enjoy.

It seems like a lot of people like this place, so I suppose it's worth checking out if you're in town, but if you're on the edge, I'd say you're not missing much if you decide to pass it over. Personally there's absolutely nothing that would bring me to revisit.

07-06-2013 08:58:03 | More by Rifugium
Wedge Brewing Company in Asheville, NC
93 out of 100 based on 69 ratings.