Pisgah Brewing Co.

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BEER AVG
3.93/5
Pisgah Brewing Co.Pisgah Brewing Co.
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar

150 Eastside Drive
Black Mountain, North Carolina, 28711
United States

(828) 669-0190 | map
www.pisgahbrewing.com

Notes:
Pisgah Brewing's Tap Room hours
Tues, Wed, Sat 2 - 9
Thurs, Fri 2 - until
Tours Saturday @ 2 and 3pm
Open Sunday 2-9

Added by GCBrewingCo

BEER STATS
Beers:
57
Reviews:
1,150
Ratings:
2,298
PLACE STATS
Score:
96
Reviews:
36
Ratings:
79
Avg:
4.37
pDev:
5.72%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 36 | Ratings: 79
Reviews by lpb1970:
Photo of lpb1970
3.83/5  rDev -12.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4

Hit Pisgah on my from Charlotte to Asheville. As previous posters have mentioned, I was questioningif I was in the right place. Old brick warehouse buildings and a small winding path are what lead you to a nondescript office door. Once you walk in you step down some apparently hand made steps to the tasting room. As for this room, imagine if your buddy had a really big garage with a large bar. There was punk music playing on the stereo with some sort of concert footage on a video screen where the band sets up. This isn't really a tasting area. More like a dive bar in a brewery. Not a big deal for me though. I've been in worse. There was however one very bad episode in my visit, and it was pretty major. There is no A/C in the bar and a large fan blowing in the rear corner of the bar. As I walk in I smell a VERY distinct odor I recognize from the gym. Thats right fellas, its B.O. and a very aggressive case. The fan is blowing it all over the bar. It was retched. I began moving around the bar area conducting my investigation as to who was the culprit. After clearing the other patrons I realized it was the young lady behind the bar. Her unshaved armpits were emanating an odor that can only be described as rotten onions meet 3 day old road kill. Now I know Pisgah and Black Mountain for that matter are very liberal "granola" type places and I'm a big tent kind of guy but hygiene and deoderant are not evil tools of the man. If you are representing the brewery behind the bar you should keep yourself clean and odor free. My family and I had to brave the Mars like sun and heat at the outdoor picnic tables rather than breathe the noxious air in the bar. Beer was great but everyone already knows that. Anyway maybe this was just a one off experience (I hope). As I said I am a big fan of Pisgah beers. Just not a fan of body stench.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Gary_TLH
4.65/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of OldSwampy
4/5  rDev -8.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

Vibe was friendly and laid-back with both indoor and outdoor seating. The front door leads to steps, and you go down the steps to get to the actual bar -- a bit indirect, but we figured it out pretty quickly. There's a stage and live music was scheduled for later on the night we visited, and a food truck was there (but not yet open when we visited). Service at the bar was prompt, friendly, and helpful without being at all pushy. I was talking about a particular beer that I decided not to try in my selection of four, and when the bartender misunderstood me and poured one anyway, he gave it to me on the house - so obviously no complaints there. Payment was cash-only, though.

The selection was great as far as Pisgah's own beers was concerned, and some well-known selections from other breweries were also available (e.g. Sierra Nevada), as were soft drinks and plain water (self-serve). Like many brewery spaces, this one was still somewhat industrial in style, but that can be forgiven. Overall, worth a stop if you are in the area (a few miles east of Asheville).

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Photo of JohnBradSC
4.78/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Gavage
4.4/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Another brewery outside the normal downtown Asheville places, and not too far outside of town. Located in a large building in an industrial area. Walking inside there is a real casual vibe here. The bar isn't too big, but the space is very open with a stage too. There is also an outdoor stage for larger acts. There were 14 house beers on including a few guest taps. The tripel was very good, and so was the Choclatizer. Service was very friendly and prompt. This was a very enjoyable place to hang and have a few beers.

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Photo of tillmac62
3.92/5  rDev -10.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Fordknox
4.07/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of mrfrancis
4.29/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of KingEdward
4.78/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of tazzman
4/5  rDev -8.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Jackofallbrews
4.47/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

We discovered Pisgah brewing hidden away in an industrial area outside the main downtown. The brewery itself is located (like most) in an old warehouse. They have a medium sized bar serving a good number of beers (10+) including cider and rootbeer. An outside patio area is just outside the large (open) garage doors of the brewery itself. The place was crowded when we arrived, since there was a Leaf Festival of some type starting up in the town proper a few hours later and folks wanted to get a head start on the festivities. Our bartender was very busy, but gave us enough of her time to make us feel welcome.

We sampled almost all the beers, and I have to say that I was impressed. Having had the previous good beers in Asheville, I did have high hopes and they were not dashed after this visit! Not every beer was amazing, but all were respectable. I think the GreyBeard IPA was my least favorite, but I was not overwhelmed by any IPA on this trip, and this one was still better than many others. My favorite was Valdez, a stout made with Dynamite Coffee (roasted just a couple doors down from the brewery) and was full of fresh roasted coffee flavors. We lucked out and bought one of their last 6 packs to take home and I've been slowly drinking through it since getting back. Yum! Juan Valdez would be proud! I also enjoyed the Red Devil, a cherry and raspberry Belgian ale quite a bit. I guess these guys are celebrating their 10 year anniversary so they have been doing this a long time now.

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Photo of jak
4.3/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of MaximumYuks
4/5  rDev -8.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of BGsWo22
4.03/5  rDev -7.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of wapcap
4.22/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

A nice little brewery East of Asheville. You could get a bus from Asheville if needed.
There brews were good. They are known for organic beers.
The only take cash, which was fine. They had outside seating, and with a 75 degree day in early February, it was nice.
It looked like they had bands occasionaly play as well.

I'd definitely recommend visiting.

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Photo of DrinkDrankPunk
4.72/5  rDev +8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of MitchRogers
4.4/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Photo of Shogun250
4.18/5  rDev -4.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of italianstallion
3.82/5  rDev -12.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of humuloner22
4.63/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Go there for Pisgah beers. They usually have some guest taps but why would you do that! They have an awesome outdoor stage in the summer, you listen go great music, drink fantastic beer and they also usually have some good foodtrucks sitting out there from very good restaurants around the Asheville area. I like Pisgah, great vibe here and they usually have a nice summer schedule to listen to music under the trees!

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Photo of king75
4.24/5  rDev -3%

Photo of noylydur
4.5/5  rDev +3%

Photo of jjboesen
4.5/5  rDev +3%

During my recent trip to Asheville, I hooked up with the Asheville Brews Cruise. Pisgah was the first stop. Located outside of Asheville in Black Mountain on a rural drive, Pisgah is the quintessential small brewer: there is the tasting room, which brings to mind a garage with a bar. However, there is a stage here since Pisgah offers live music during the Summer. In the back, around the corner, through the rear door, are the tanks.

A great little place with a really nice pale ale. (Available at Pack's Tavern downtown.)

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Photo of 777
4.35/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of MOVERTON1284
4/5  rDev -8.5%

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Pisgah Brewing Co. in Black Mountain, NC
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