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Wicked Weed Brewing

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BEER AVG
3.95/5
Based on:
198 Beers
9,890 Hads
Place Score: 100
Reviews: 94
Visits: 422
Avg: 4.55
pDev: n/a
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 | map
www.wickedweedbrewing.com

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Place added by: mcrowther on 12-30-2012

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Reviews: 94 | Visits: 422
Reviews by TheDeuce:
Photo of TheDeuce
4.08/5  rDev -10.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 2.5 | selection: 5

Wicked Weed is one impressive operation and probably the most interesting beer coming out of Asheville (or even all of NC) right now. Taking a cue from Dogfish Head and others they really swerve at times and create some unique brews that you won't get anywhere else in the area.

Large outdoor area leads into a long hallway, roughly twelve tabs at the expansive bar and lots of long Old-Europe style tables and booths line the front. Place was packed while I was there, there is an open kitchen in the back. Down the stairs is their private brew-house room that has even more unique beer and some pretzels. That's for the true die-hards as that's where the rare stuff is.

I had an IPA, a super light wheat and their Peach Ale. All very nice, the Peach in particular was suprisingly good, no food but it looked solid and Asheville has great food all around so I'm sure it stood up.

Service? The one drawback of this place, and other reviews have mentioned it, is that it's really the only beer place in Asheville where you will get some douche attitude from the staff. A fellow patron of mine was new to craft beer and had some basic questions and was treated with a roll of the eyes and some surliness from the otherwise nice bartender. Didn't really think that was called for.

Anyway, this place is well worth a stop, it gets crowded so come at off times. Probably the best beer in town. By the way, make sure to stop by and see a show at the Orange Peel next door, one of the best rock clubs in the country.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of ThurstonHowell3
4.75/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Loggerhead
4.31/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 1.75 | quality: 5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of JW_WNC
4.84/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of les_high
4.14/5  rDev -9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Super busy but great selection of beers.

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Photo of Bthomp18
5/5  rDev +9.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Links41
4.86/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of L_A_C_903
4.24/5  rDev -6.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of NizzleEGizzle
4.46/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of srletend
4.34/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

First time to Asheville--parking tougher than expected... Arrived around 1 PM on a Friday afternoon. I went straight downstairs to the beer bar rather than the upstairs restaurant. Not too crowded when I was there--kinda empty, but a good vibe. Great selection of stuff. Everything I had was very, very good. Service was attentive and knowledgeable. Food (bison burger) was good. This is a cool place, but mostly, my rating is based on the great beer...

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Photo of Mparker1975
4.86/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Jason_cs
4.18/5  rDev -8.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of OKFine
4.6/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Steban
4.97/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of dmk82
4.71/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of jbfarris
4.28/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Omonigan
5/5  rDev +9.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of BlakeD007
3.98/5  rDev -12.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3

Very cool brewery with a contemporary beer hall vibe.... Love the rotating selection and decent food menu. Always packed on the weekends though so don't expect to find a place to sit.

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Photo of Jeff_Hallam
4/5  rDev -12.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Alequine
4.48/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Great place. One of the best brew pubs that I have been to. Love the size, the connection of outdoor to indoor space, the variety of beer and food menu. Wicked Weed has done an outstanding job. Parking is difficult as you have to park on the street which can get pretty crowded with the other businesses nearby. The beer here is hop heavy with the occasional different brew downstairs.

Downstairs are concrete floors and walls of stone. 6 hightops, picnics rolling out the raised garage doors, and brewery equipment to the rear, and a small corner copper topped riveted together bar with a wood stave base. 25 taps from 5 barrel ends on the barback, and the wall above all blackboarded up listing tap selections. Seems there are a few beers here different than up of stairs (Tabernacle Crush, 7.8%, Sauv Blanc, gin, & southern peaches, nice beer; Ruffian Imperial Black IPA, 9.8%, all licorice but somehow misses.

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Photo of fplakecrest
4.76/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Unbelievable Brews glad I live only 45 miles from Asheville

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Photo of JamesStreet
4.53/5  rDev -0.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Aside from the anticipated Hipster abundance, this place is legit. Plenty of WW beers on tap (I had the Free Byrd and Lumiere Rouge). Service was pretty good, attentive, although I don't think she was well-versed in the different brews offered. No biggie. The food - was way above average. I had the Bison Burger and was seasoned and cooked perfectly. I was also with my wife and two daughters, who are VERY picky eaters. They had the fish and chips and finished it easily without any prodding. Place is kid friendly as my 10 mnth old son was not the only baby in there. Overall, this is a place I would love to re-visit with more time to sample and perhaps, without the entire family in tow.

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Photo of Cpmitchno1
4.13/5  rDev -9.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of duceswild
4/5  rDev -12.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Barnesinsights
4.78/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

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Wicked Weed Brewing in Asheville, NC
100 out of 100 based on 94 ratings.