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Based on:
162 Beers
38,232 Hads
Place Score: -
Reviews: 7
Visits: 37
Avg: 4.26
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar ]

342 Mountain Industrial Dr
Brevard, North Carolina, 28712
United States
phone: (828) 883-2337

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @oskarblues

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Place added by: NastyNate11 on 05-20-2013

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Reviews: 7 | Visits: 37
Photo of nickfl
3.92/5  rDev -8%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5

It is a big, impressive (at least if you haven't been to Sierra Nevada first) and very utilitarian facility. The taproom is kind of small, but well stocked with their standard beers and one or two one offs. I was kind of hoping for more unique stuff on tap, but did enjoy the two beers I hadn't seen before. It is worth stopping in if you are in Brevard anyway, but I wouldn't advise anyone to come all the way from Asheville for the experience you are going to get here.

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Photo of thatoneguymike
4.13/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75

Oskar Blues in Brevard was a nice stop on the way back to Atlanta from Asheville, albeit far off of the beaten path it felt like. The selection was pretty much expected, everything that they can (except Ten Fidy) was on tap including a few variations on existing brews, a nitro tap, and a smoked porter called Judas Porter.

Nothing other than ordinary shelf beers to go, which was disappointing. Other than that, a good experience though, not one I'd necessarily repeat unless I heard they had something extra special on tap or to-go.

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Photo of mlockman
3.78/5  rDev -11.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Sadly, very few malty delights at the beginning of the summer. Good selection of their hoppiest brews, but the tap-room was so wickedly hot that the entire experience was pretty miserable.

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Photo of KYGunner
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Despite Oskar Blues growing exponentially, the brew pub has a nice intimate feel with a great view of the monster sized tanks. The selection was good and though most of the beer was from Colorado it still tasted fresh. I enjoyed it here and hope to get the tour next time.

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Photo of Brackh
5/5  rDev +17.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

If you can find something negative to say about this place I don't think I would ever want to have a beer with you. Awesome staple beers. Not a bad beer in their rotation. The bartender and tour guide was friendly and carried on a conversation with us the whole time we were there. Picked up some special singles that they don't distribute and even got some root beer to take home for the kids. I am really rooting for the brewery to continue doing well on the east coast. If I lived near here I would be a regular. That is the single best thing I think I could say about a brewery.

Also one more awesome thing. Make sure you pick up a "crowler". They can a 32oz can for you. It is great.

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Photo of Jfishe13313
4.72/5  rDev +10.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Smallish tasting room, but service is generally good. Regular brews are all good, always a special or two on tap. Order the flight and watch them pour all six at once perfectly. Don't miss the tour!!

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Photo of Smeth
4.76/5  rDev +11.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

I was just in Western North Carolina for about a week. I stopped at the Brevard Oskar Blues brewery three times. I was going to stay for the Burning Can festival, but felt kind of silly going to a festival without a buddy. I enjoyed a brewery tour by one of the bartenders thinking that she would just be going through the motions. Turns out she was very knowledgable and had a hand in a limited edition pineapple jalapeño ale. Oskar Blues is pioneering the canned craft beer movement and I must say my prejudice toward cans was totally unfounded. I left Friday night after only one apple pie beer from a ferkin because I had to drive, and thoroughly enjoyed the Gubna in a can that I had taken back to the condo 30 miles away. Upon cracking the can the hops smell burst from the can as if I was opening a bag to homebrew, and the imperial IPA did not disappoint. It reminded me of the wayfarer IPA I had had the night before in Asheville at the Green Man. I will def be returning next year, I love the OB vibe.

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Oskar Blues Brewery in Brevard, NC
- out of 100 based on 7 ratings.