Wicked Weed Brewing

BEER AVG
4/5
Wicked Weed BrewingWicked Weed Brewing
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

91 Biltmore St
Asheville, North Carolina, 28801-3626
United States

(828) 575-9599 | map
wickedweedbrewing.com

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Added by mcrowther on 12-30-2012

BEER STATS
Beers:
232
Reviews:
1,977
Ratings:
14,119
PLACE STATS
Score:
99
Reviews:
108
Ratings:
490
Avg:
4.52
pDev:
3.54%
 
 
Taps:
24
Bottles/Cans:
10
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 108 | Ratings: 490
Reviews by TheDeuce:
Photo of TheDeuce
4.08/5  rDev -9.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 2.5 | selection: 5

Wicked Weed is one impressive operation and probably the most interesting beer coming out of Asheville (or even all of NC) right now. Taking a cue from Dogfish Head and others they really swerve at times and create some unique brews that you won't get anywhere else in the area.

Large outdoor area leads into a long hallway, roughly twelve tabs at the expansive bar and lots of long Old-Europe style tables and booths line the front. Place was packed while I was there, there is an open kitchen in the back. Down the stairs is their private brew-house room that has even more unique beer and some pretzels. That's for the true die-hards as that's where the rare stuff is.

I had an IPA, a super light wheat and their Peach Ale. All very nice, the Peach in particular was suprisingly good, no food but it looked solid and Asheville has great food all around so I'm sure it stood up.

Service? The one drawback of this place, and other reviews have mentioned it, is that it's really the only beer place in Asheville where you will get some douche attitude from the staff. A fellow patron of mine was new to craft beer and had some basic questions and was treated with a roll of the eyes and some surliness from the otherwise nice bartender. Didn't really think that was called for.

Anyway, this place is well worth a stop, it gets crowded so come at off times. Probably the best beer in town. By the way, make sure to stop by and see a show at the Orange Peel next door, one of the best rock clubs in the country.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of crewfan1952
4.06/5  rDev -10.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Kdouble
4.89/5  rDev +8.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

We were there around the holidays. Very upbeat place with a lot of Wicked Weed beers. They offered free samples and pretzels. The food with good and the service was quick as well as accurate. Had growlers and bottles of many beers available.

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Photo of WCKDVBZ
4.84/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of ha-sheem
4.21/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of SoxFan
4.45/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Nice indoor and outdoor spaces. Good selection of their beers. Was there for the 4yr anniversary party so there was an extra tap station for some BA brews. A top brewery in Asheville.

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Photo of StoutLover14
4.76/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of teromous
4.18/5  rDev -7.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

Vibe: The place has a nice laid-back mountain lodge feel which was cool. The customer base was diverse and I could see families, hipsters, business people, couples, and older individuals all sitting around enjoying the atmosphere without being out of place. The staff was nice to everyone there. Seating is a bit awkward as I was told booths are only allowed for parties larger than six and the chairs are just hard wood. They do have a wall of half-booth-half-chair tables. There is also fire heated outdoor seating which is nice.

Quality: The beer is served in appropriate glassware and they have some nice chic plates.

Service: It was odd that they had three booths, two of which were open, and still did not seat anyone in them. Policy is policy I guess but they never got filled the whole time I was there. The service otherwise was great, especially the waiter, complete with table-side bottle service, etc.

Selection: They have a great selection of their own beers on tap and out of the bottle, including a huge bottle selection from the Funkatorium.

Food: The food was cooked well and presented nicely but there wasn't any seasoning on any of it. They didn't have any salt or pepper shakers on the table either. Their menu was pretty simple consisting mostly of hamburgers and sandwiches. Go there for the beer but I really don't recommend their food.

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Photo of mistermoosey413
4.43/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of TVail
4.51/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of sloper3819
4.23/5  rDev -6.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of Ej8
4.65/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of JMUbrewz
4.36/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of daem3384
4.29/5  rDev -5.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of aRedLetterLife
4.93/5  rDev +9.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Dave1999
4.46/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of bwbetts
3.96/5  rDev -12.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of DCgolfpro
3.75/5  rDev -17%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5 | food: 3.5

Nice place with great outdoor seating. Hostesses were worthless and rude as was the guy in the bottle shop. Vibe is tough to grade. The patrons were nice when spoken to but........hipsters. It seems like the bigger your neckbeard the better your service was. The servers downstairs were extremely kind. Beer selection was on point and the nibbles were good.

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Photo of mdfb79
4.1/5  rDev -9.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

ours a reddish orange color with high carbonation evident and two inches of off white head. Red wine, sour dark fruits, vinegar, spices, Belgian yeast, oak, and citrus hops. Very tart. Medium body and moderate carbonation.
Overall not as fruity or sour as Oblivion, but quite good; definitely a hoppier sour.

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Photo of BLZR
4/5  rDev -11.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of BEER88
4.48/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Proterra
4.46/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of justinm4bama
4.05/5  rDev -10.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of A_Rad
3.83/5  rDev -15.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 2.5 | selection: 5

Photo of HaoleToYouToo
4.23/5  rDev -6.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

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Wicked Weed Brewing in Asheville, NC
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