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Address: Fairview Road, Asheville, NC 28803
Phone Number: (828) 277-0222
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Nice visit after Biltmore

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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167 reviews 167 reviews
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
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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102 reviews 102 reviews
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
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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Charlotte, NC
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87 reviews 87 reviews
21 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We stopped by on a Friday evening on way to Hot Springs to enjoy some fresh local beer and music. Small place, maybe enough room for 15 people sitting and more standing room. Hot pretzels to go with your beer. I only had 1 beer, which in my opinion was a little flat. Maybe they were at the bottom of... More 

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Ellijay, Georgia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Great selection, good location love the area and how you can walk in and enjoy a evening of conversation

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

French Broad's beer as delicious, the tasting room is fairly small, and the beers are moderately priced.

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Wakeman, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Small brewery but liked the friendliness of all who were there. They ave some great nightly entertainment on the weekends. We happened to be there when The Moon and You group were performing. Although we only caught the last part of their performance, we enjoyed their musical flavor!

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Savannah, Georgia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

If you like to visit dark hippie places this is the place for you! The tasting room is way overdue for an upgrade. I prefer wine but will certainly drink a good beer. Theirs were a toss up between bitter & hoppy. Still we played Jenga while we had our flights. I think the place could be so much more... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Went to see a friend sing. A bit tricky finding this place as it's tucked away. Very causal and laid back. Good IPA @ $3.50/glass. Place has a very laid back atmosphere. Kid and dog friendly. From Sweeten Creek Rd., take Fairview Rd. over the creek bridge and railroad tracks then look for it tucked into a small barrio center... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Loved the laid back atmosphere felt unpretentious and welcoming. Beer is really good. The kolsh is awesome for spring.

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Savannah, Georgia, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Good beer and they will fill your outside growler. One of the few places in Asheville that will. Just make sure that the surgeons general warning is on there and they it is clean!

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