French Broad Brewing Co.

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French Broad Brewing Co.French Broad Brewing Co.
BA SCORE
3.68/5
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1,478 Ratings
French Broad Brewing Co.French Broad Brewing Co.
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar

101-D Fairview Road
Asheville, North Carolina, 28803
United States

(828) 277-0222 | map
frenchbroadbrewery.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
23
Reviews:
629
Ratings:
1,478
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
3.8/5
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
46
pDev:
12.63%
 
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Ratings: 46 |  Reviews: 10
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2.41/5  rDev -36.6%
vibe: 2 | quality: 2 | service: 3 | selection: 2.5

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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

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3.85/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

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3.74/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Gavage
4/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Easy drive from the downtown area. This building is more about brewing operations than a brewpub, as there was only a few tables and a small bar here in the corner of what I would call an afterthought. Most folks were sitting outside. There was brewing going on several workers running around in the brewing area. Enjoyed a Kolsch, Irish Stout, and ESB here. Definitely a must stop as this is part of the history of Asheville brewing culture.

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Photo of cnealc
3.43/5  rDev -9.7%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 2.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5

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2.77/5  rDev -27.1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 2.5 | service: 2.75 | selection: 3

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3.42/5  rDev -10%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of ColdOneKev
4.06/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

Stopped in for a quick pint while we we're staying in Asheville. Taproom itself is very small, but it is practically in the brewery floor. So you get a great up close look at the brewery in operation. They were canning the Kolsch while I was there. Service was excellent. Bartender let me get two 1/2 pints so I could try a couple different brews. The appeared to be some seating outside, but it was pouring when I was there, so I am not sure how that was. It would certainly help expand the room. Worth checking out.

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3.37/5  rDev -11.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.25

Very bare-bones, and while the smoking area was technically outside, the smoke billowed inward to the indoor seating area

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3.54/5  rDev -6.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 2.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75

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3.22/5  rDev -15.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.25

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4.16/5  rDev +9.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

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3.64/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

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4.12/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of jjboesen
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

During my recent trip to Asheville, I hooked up with the Asheville Brews Cruise and this was the second stop. The tasting room was basically a corner of the brewery; there is a small bar with a smattering of tables and chairs. Adjacent to the rest room is a cooler from which one can purchase French Broad bombers. I went for the Wee Heavier.

A great brewery with some excellent brews.

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of ADTaber
3/5  rDev -21.1%

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of REVZEB
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of Quafftastic
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Jhansengranger
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Photo of Smeth
4.3/5  rDev +13.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

I thought I was way too far from any good breweries in Asheville when I found that I was only 3/10 of a mile from this place on BA. Loved the atmosphere, picnic tables and friendly dogs. Had a pretzel while enjoying a 13 Rebels ESB and a Rye Hopper rye pale ale. I would def like to try a wee heavy Scotch ale, have to wait til next time. This is the perfect size brewery in my humble, meaningless opinion. It had a great down homey feel with folks stopping in after work for a brew. Both beers were delicious by the way.

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French Broad Brewing Co. in Asheville, NC
Brewery rating: 3.68 out of 5 with 1,478 ratings