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French Broad River Brewery

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Address: Fairview Road, Asheville, NC 28803
Phone Number: (828) 277-0222
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Great Beers in a Small Tasting Area

Stopped by French Broad for some brews and free live music after spending some time in Biltmore Village. The tasting area is just a couple of tables and a small area for the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Stopped by French Broad for some brews and free live music after spending some time in Biltmore Village. The tasting area is just a couple of tables and a small area for the musicians inside, and a few more tables just outside the door. I had a flight of some very good beers and listened to some tunes. Worth it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

My husband and I went to this brewery because it was in walking distance of a local eatery we had just left. The hours on the web-site were incorrect from the sign on the door and we had to wait outside for 30 minutes. The weather was great, so it wasn't a big deal. When we were able to go... More 

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Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

A nice brewery outside Biltmore Village. We spent an hour or so hanging around outside. The atmosphere is relaxed and the service is great.

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new orleans, la
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

The staff doesn't seem like they want customers. Dull, dated decor, and unfriendly staff was a disappointment. Unfortunate.

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Wells
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

One of tbe better mirobreweries in Asheville. Decent selection. No air conditoned. Pleasant staff. So-so IPA. Worth a visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This brewery is one of my favorites. The staff is very friendly. There are so many good beer varieties that making the choice is difficult. They do 9ffer a great beer sampler. Love the seating outside always has a lovely clientele to hang out with.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Good time trying beer here while in the area. Neat atmosphere and experience. They have board games on hand and you are in the valley of mountains which is neat. Beer was not bad. Recommend for sure! Not tons of outside seating, would be cool to see more of the parking lot or side building area tuned into more seating!

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Brevard, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We went for the 2nd Sunday Pub Gospel Sing, our first experience with the French Broad River Brewery. This is a very laid back place -- seating for 20 maximum, very little in way of snacks, very much a feel of a throwback to the 60s, bar area right next to the brewing tanks. The beer is very good and... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

This is a nice little brewery to visit in Biltmore village after a day spent on the estate. Good selection of drafts and they have free local hummus and chips for snacks.

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Stopped here on a brew tour. Loved this small brewery. They are very knowledgable and personable here. We met lots of cool people and tasted 4 delicious beers. Would definitely go back, good beer and they also have bands and evening events sometimes. We heard a band play there another night. Love the breweries in Asheville!

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