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Highland Brewing Company

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Such a large space

Very large facility probably the largest brewery in the area considering they have been around 25... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sumergrlfl
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Orlando, Florida
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Nice Local Brewery

Cool, laid back vibe. Great selection of brews, with wine for those who don’t drink this type of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
320owens
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Newnan, Georgia
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Highland Brewing Company has crafted the highest quality beer with North Carolina mountain water since 1994. Family-owned and Asheville’s first legal brewery since Prohibition, it is a favorite destination for beer fans, music fans, and families...more
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12 Old Charlotte Hwy, Suite 200, Asheville, NC 28803-9420
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very large facility probably the largest brewery in the area considering they have been around 25 years this year. There is a distillery that is next door to the brewery as well. They have rotating food trucks out front. Inside this is a serious brewery....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cool, laid back vibe. Great selection of brews, with wine for those who don’t drink this type of beer. Adult atmosphere for the most part, even though there were some children under 12. Great for singles, couples, or groups. Live acts on certain nights. Slightly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 320owens
HighlandBrewing, Manager at Highland Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Cheers, we're so glad you enjoyed your visit! We hope you'll join us again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sunday afternoons they have live free music- Reggae Sunday with Chalwa. Local band with their on tunes, great sound and music. Be sure to try the Chalwa Rising small batch beer--pale ale that is mildly hoppy. FYI- the brewery doesn't serve food but there is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Connie B
HighlandBrewing, Manager at Highland Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Cheers, Connie! Thanks for coming out! We hope to see you for a Reggae Sunday again soon.

Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

My daughters and I attended my nieces wedding at the Highland Brewery and was wonderfully pleased with everything that transpired. The staff was friendly and accommodating to all the family and friends in attendance. The food was fantastic and the service was excellent. I highly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kestrel_fay
HighlandBrewing, Manager at Highland Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2018

Thank you for the great review! We're so glad you enjoyed your niece's special day. Cheers!

Reviewed October 29, 2018

What a great place for live music, and trying different beers. The area is very open, there is lots of room and its in a comfortable setting. The music was dynamite on a Thursday night....rock.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank R84W
HighlandBrewing, Manager at Highland Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Thanks for the great review! We're so glad you enjoyed yourself and the music. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Good beer selection. Good service. Plenty of seating. Families with kids. Food truck. The band was the best - Justin Fox.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rjkono
HighlandBrewing, Manager at Highland Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

We're so glad you enjoyed the beer and music. We hope you'll join us again soon, we have live music five nights a week, and beer every night!

Reviewed October 14, 2018

Was in town on a Sunday so it closed at 6pm and we didn't get there until 5 but it was enough time to sit and relax with a beer in the beer garden. Couldn't get to the rooftop as there was a private event...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank luv2travel_LJB
HighlandBrewing, Manager at Highland Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2018

We'd love to have you back out to experience the rooftop bar! It's open most week nights, and a schedule of the hours is on our website. Thank you for the review!

Reviewed October 10, 2018

Really cool brewery roughly 12 minutes outside of downtown Asheville/Biltmore Ave. Huge space with outdoor seating and a separate rooftop area. Inside bar had a ton of seating in addition to a large stage with live music. Live music was very good and beers were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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HighlandBrewing, Manager at Highland Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2018

Thanks so much for the review! It sounds like you hit all the highlights, especially with Oh My Gourd! We hope you'll join us again soon.

Reviewed September 25, 2018

Husband and I stopped in for a quick visit and were disappointed by the atmosphere of the bar area. We decided to give the rooftop patio a try and were a bit more pleased with that. We sat for awhile and enjoyed the view and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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HighlandBrewing, Manager at Highland Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

We're so glad you stopped by and were able to enjoy the rooftop bar and it's tasty brews and views. We'd like to hear more about the bar atmosphere if you're willing to share - we're always open to opportunities to improve!

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Last time I was in Asheville I got to try Highland beer but I didn't make it out to the brewery. I made a point to get out there this trip and I wasn't disappointed! We started at the patio bar which is moderately sized...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ashley32905
HighlandBrewing, Manager at Highland Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit! We hope you'll join us again the next time you're in town!

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232pw
September 8, 2018|
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Response from HighlandBrewing | Property representative |
Sorry for our delayed response! For all ticketed shows in the Meadow chairs are not allowed. Thanks for asking!
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August 17, 2018|
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Response from Bonnie222 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. It is right off the sidewalk
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kimstewart5
April 27, 2017|
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Response from Charlotteangirl | Property representative |
Hi Kim, Yes you can bring chairs to the free concerts! Many folks do that on Friday nights especially. We have several picnic tables but they tend to fill up early. For our occasional ticketed shows, we generally avoid... More
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