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French Broad Brewing Co.

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French Broad Brewing Co.French Broad Brewing Co.
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French Broad Brewing Co.French Broad Brewing Co.

Type: Brewery, Bar

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

(828) 277-0222 | map

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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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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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vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Monday's are $3 pint days. Wednesday have $7 growler re-fills. Live music Thur, Fri, Sat. Open before many tasting rooms (1 PM), and were one of the first to open on Sunday.

Sunday special is a case of bombers for $33 (2.75/each)

Tourists, dogs, and kids welcome.

For the locals/regulars, we consider this our "Cheers", where everyone knows your name. It is also the second brewery to open in Asheville, following Highland Brewing.

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vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4

I wanted a sixtel of their Kolsch and was visiting from Alabama. The Kolsch wasn't to be in kegs until 1PM on the day I was leaving which was too late. Wes came to my rescue by taking my keg and having it washed and filled with Kolsch at 10AM the day I was leaving. Great service and nice people!

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French Broad Brewing Co. in Asheville, NC
Brewery rating: 3.71 out of 5 with 1,466 ratings
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