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Wicked Weed Brewing

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Wicked Weed BrewingWicked Weed Brewing
BEER AVG
3.91/5
Based on:
173 Beers
5,353 Ratings
Place Score: 100
Ratings: 281
Reviews: 70
rAvg: 4.69
pDev: 7.89%
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

Notes:
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(Place added by: mcrowther on 12-30-2012)
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Reviews by coldriver:
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4.84/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Wow. A lot of good things have been written in the reviews of this place and I concur completely. We sat outside for the Germany - Ghana World Cup match and the place was pretty well packed with a fairly boisterous crowd on hand. The vibe of this place was hard to beat and all the people we sat by were awesome - both locals and beer travelers like ourselves. The beer of course is top notch with an excellent selection of sours and barrel aged brews as well as great conventional choices and all at a very reasonable price. We had a couple appetizers which were fantastic - especially the beef tartar on toast. All of the above I expected, but what really surprised me was how attentive and knowledgeable the service was, especially considering how packed the place was. Our waitress had a great sense of timing. Overall by far our best stop in Asheville.

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5/5  rDev +6.6%

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4/5  rDev -14.7%

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5/5  rDev +6.6%

Got the chance to stop by here during Thanksgiving break. WOW. Their beer is on point. Some of the best Saisons and Sours I have had in quite some time. Now mix their awesome beer selection (pretty damn good) with their on point food, this place is great. The only catch to it is if you are not there early, you will wait. I had gone in early to get a table while my wife was shopping, and they would not let my wife in while I sat at a table since they were at max capacity.

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5/5  rDev +6.6%

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5/5  rDev +6.6%

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5/5  rDev +6.6%

“Hops are a pernicious and wicked weed” remarked King Henry VIII, English monarch and wife beheader. And from this, we have a perfect name for a perfect brewpub. While the term “must visit” might be considered cliché by some it, nevertheless, is a term that should be heeded when in Asheville, since no visit here can be considered complete without a stop at this world renowned brewery, one that has taken the craft beer world by storm – another cliché.

Conveniently located on Biltmore Avenue in a cream-colored art deco structure that may have once been a car dealership or body shop, Wicked Weed is an attractive venue that welcomes everyone regardless of their need of that pernicious weed. In front, there is a spacious patio with tables, benches and an outdoor fireplace. The main dining room is airy and sleek with an open industrial feel to it. There is a long bar in the middle amid several tables and hightops. To the right we see a large mural of the aforementioned Henry glowering over the entire scene. (On the outside wall is a rear view of Henry’s head, which unlike those of the unlucky Anne Boleyn (Wife 2) and Katherine Howard (Wife 4), remains on his fat neck. Wicked Weed is an extremely popular place to meet, drink and eat and can become accordingly crowded. If you head to the left there is a staircase leading down to the atmospherically rustic tasting room, where an additional array of beers can be enjoyed. Beers can be purchased here as well.

The Upstairs Bar offers about 15 taps that included plenty of styles for all palates: Freak of nature IPA, Lunatic Blonde, Hops Are Heresy, Reticent Saisson, a single hop concoction called Lupulin Lab and a tangy sour called Perzik Mort. (Wicked Weed recently opened another venue, Funkatorium, which specializes in sour ales.) Food-wise, the menu was loaded with a wide variety of eclectic dishes, one being my choice of bratwurst and pub hash, the latter being Very Good. Bar service was excellent and efficient and the prices reasonable with a choice of full pours and (10 ounce) samplers.

Be sure to check out the restrooms and the Men’s’ Room with another portrait of the glowering Henry – his wives adorn the Ladies Room, natch. Wicked Weed is most definitely a Must-Visit – an apt cliché.

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4.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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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.

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4/5  rDev -14.7%

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Wicked Weed Brewing in Asheville, NC
100 out of 100 based on 281 ratings.