Asheville Brewing Company

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BEER AVG
3.71/5
Asheville Brewing CompanyAsheville Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

73 Coxe Avenue
Asheville, North Carolina, 28801
United States

(828) 255-4077 | map
www.ashevillebrewing.com

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Added by GCBrewingCo on 06-20-2005

BEER STATS
Beers:
36
Reviews:
280
Ratings:
1,083
PLACE STATS
Score:
86
Reviews:
38
Ratings:
117
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
6.38%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 38 | Ratings: 117
Reviews by wcudwight:
Photo of wcudwight
3.59/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5

Take the road across from Barley's that goes by the parking lot and you can walk right to Asheville Brewing. It's about 3 blocks away. As stated it's in an old garage. They had 8 taps, all house brews. I didn't see any bottle selections. They also had a large selection of board games and a gameroom. I was driving and had already downed a couple of pints from Barley's so I didn't have any of their beers. But my usually macro drinking buddy really liked them. On this particular night it was open mic night and I was impressed at the talent that was playing. The service was average. You had to go to the bar to order a beer, but it was usually brought to you promptly. A previous review from October says that they will be brewing the beers on site in 3 weeks. As of now in Feb. the beers are still brewed at the theater and brought to Asheville Brewing in kegs. I would like to go back with someone else driving next time.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of BowmanR
4.65/5  rDev +23.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of SDRedDevil
3.76/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of macshark
3.73/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of Miles_in_beer_city
4.13/5  rDev +9.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of atlbravsrno1
4.5/5  rDev +19.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Hayden34
3.9/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

I really enjoyed the beer and the food was fantastic, but the service was absolutely horrible. I'm almost positive our server was stoned out of his mind, which would've been cool IF he would have remembered to check on us occasionally. I would return for the food and beer but definitely hope I get a different server next time.

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Photo of RochefortChris
4/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Graham19840
3.98/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of DLS168
3.95/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of Rifugium
3.76/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

I much preferred this location to the pizza place / brewery / theater ABC. The restaurant is pretty generic, but the outside area has more character to it. Much like the other location, there is a good amount to choose from beer-wise, and a good range of styles, and the tap list is different. My favorite here was the apricot gose, which came as quite a surprise. The food is about the same: sandwiches, pizza, etc. Service was fine.

Bring a designated driver and do a bar hop. All within easy walking distance: Funkatorium, Tasty, Asheville Brewing, Burial, Green Man, Twin Leaf. It's hard to beat this neighborhood as far as beer venues goes. I'd say this is the true heart of Asheville right here.

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Photo of RUN-4-B33R
4.28/5  rDev +13.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of Gavage
3.71/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Walking in there is a smallish bar that is L shaped and can seat 10. Some booths and table fill the rest of the place including a slightly divided room in the back. Plenty of natural light from the windows here. A blackboard lists 15 beers on draft. Only had one Shiva IPA here and it was decent. Ordered some appetizers which were mediocre. Service was friendly but a bit slow, but there was a good crowd here.

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Photo of redfish2942
4.05/5  rDev +7.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of ha-sheem
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of ArkyVaughan
3.38/5  rDev -10.1%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of Bcraft11
3.8/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of target88
3.68/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.25

Photo of yaksurf
3.33/5  rDev -11.4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of Pourharddrinkslow
3.73/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of jbaker67
3.96/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of jschott75
3.96/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of cjgator3
3.66/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of khargro2
3.13/5  rDev -16.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3

My visit was on a Tuesday afternoon for a business trip. We were looking for somewhere to bide time and this brewpub seemed like a good choice. They have a nice outdoor area that is almost the size of the restaurant...looks like it would make a decent music venue, but currently hosted one family, several hipsters with dogs, and a couple of bums. We decided to eat inside because of the dogs and bums.

The brewery was very representative of Asheville with tattooed employees and a very social crowd. Maybe we chose the wrong menu items, but the beer and food were both just OK. Still not a bad place to relax, but with so many breweries in Asheville, I would pass over ABC next time.

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Photo of Eziel
4.34/5  rDev +15.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

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Asheville Brewing Company in Asheville, NC
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