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Wicked Weed Brewing

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Wicked Weed BrewingWicked Weed Brewing
BA SCORE
100
world-class

271 Ratings
Ratings: 271
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 4.69
pDev: 7.89%
Active Beers: 161
Beer Ratings: 5,007
Beer Avg: 3.91
Taps: 24
Bottles: 10
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

91 Biltmore St
Asheville, North Carolina, 28801-3626
United States
phone: (828) 575-9599

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @wickedweedbeer

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(Place added by: mcrowther on 12-30-2012)
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Photo of joe1510
4.2/5  rDev -10.4%

Wicked Weed is new, and big, and packed... My first stop in Asheville. I walked in around 5:30-6 and the restaurant upstairs was already slam packed and it's a giant space. I didn't do much looking around and just headed straight downstairs to the bar since I didn't plan to eat there anyway. The bar downstairs looks over the brewing equipment and seats about 12 with hightops loaded in and jammed to the gills. At 6 people were already standing around. A huge, walkout patio area is also available with picnic tables and standing bars, also packed.

The chalkboard is huge, taking up the entire wall behind the bar, it would have to be huge with all the taps available. 25 taps, I believe...Maybe even 30 but they ran the gamut from Belgian styles to IPAs to the Funkatorium options. Everything I sampled was good, some better than others, a few pretty out there and experimental, which are always fun to try. Short pours were offered. Even though the bar staff was swamped they stayed on their game. Good stuff, probably the best beer overall in Asheville.

The clientele was a different matter. Everyone seemed to be trying to be someone they weren't. The pretension oozed from nearly every person in the bar. Hipsters and want to be hipsters have taken over Wicked Weed, mostly the latter. It was just odd. Like I said, the beer was definitely good, the staff quick and knowledgeable, the clientele I could do without. With that said, they probably didn't like me either.

joe1510, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of DarkerTheBetter
4.75/5  rDev +1.3%

We stopped by on a vacation to the south to see what this place was all about. There's a cheap parking garage near by, which was convenient.

The building is really nice, with many compartmentalized areas with their own vibe. There's outside seating, a lofty main dining room with some communal tables, a dark and cozy basement, and more benches outside on the lower level. There's a bar upstairs, but the bar downstairs has a better selection. This was a bit disappointing as I was not allowed to get the Mrs. a beer downstairs because they could not physically see her. Oh well. Over all, the energy and openness of this place is really top notch.

Food was really good and came out lightning fast. We got the meatloaf and a chicken sandwich, both of which were really well done. Reasonable portions too, which is nice to see.

The beer was really amazing. I had a handful of their sours and found the seasonal sour pumpkin to be deliciously novel. With most places, you can have a few beers and get a sense of what you're working with, but that was not the case here. I would love to come back and try every last beer they offer. I haven't reacted that way in a long time. Wicked Weed has something special going for it. Wish I was local!

The wait staff was stupendous, from the two bar tenders, our server and even a bouncer outside. Really friendly, knowledgeable, all of whom made me feel like they were there to help me enjoy my stay.

This place is a gem and absolutely worth the visit.

DarkerTheBetter, Oct 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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5/5  rDev +6.6%

KG710, Nov 21, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +1.3%

Martyrob, Nov 20, 2014
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5/5  rDev +6.6%

BeerInTheHand, Nov 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -4.1%

777, Nov 15, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +2.3%

Abaz, Nov 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Great location, great food, great beers. I do prefer the sours at the Funktorium more, but you have to go here. The Freak DIPA and the Honey Ale were both great. Note the restaurant is upstairs and the brewery/taproom is downstairs. The beers differ some between the two. Avoid this spot on the weekend, we went for lunch on Monday and it was perfect. They do growler fills and sell merch here also. Prices were very reasonable.

MOVERTON1284, Nov 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -14.7%

fredmugs, Nov 12, 2014
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5/5  rDev +6.6%

FIN, Nov 10, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +1.3%

Renegawam, Nov 09, 2014
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5/5  rDev +6.6%

jduyckjr, Nov 09, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +1.3%

FATC1TY, Nov 09, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +1.3%

Majesty, Nov 08, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev -16.4%

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5/5  rDev +6.6%

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5/5  rDev +6.6%

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4.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +1.3%

esktime, Oct 26, 2014
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5/5  rDev +6.6%

Great place in a great town. Start with a self-selected flight of 6 brews and then enjoy your favorite(s). Good food too!

Mark_Griffin, Oct 26, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +1.3%

kingpin1010, Oct 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -4.1%

wingnutter, Oct 21, 2014
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Wicked Weed Brewing in Asheville, NC
100 out of 100 based on 271 ratings.