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Located in the South Slope of Asheville, the Funkatorium is the East Coast’s first sour beer dedicated taproom. Featuring over a dozen varieties of these styles on draught, visitors can expect a full immersion into the old world way of experiencing and appreciating beer along with a creative food menu including Roman-style pizza. Head to our outdoor Biergarten to sip on sours and Rosé on draught, open seasonally.
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Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Live Music, Dog Friendly, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed September 16, 2021

I was visiting from out of state and was VERY happy to see such a good and wide variety of sour beers offered here. Coming from Colorado being a craft brewery juggernaut, it's hard to have good expectations elsewhere. I truly liked the Framboos Morte...and the Sandiaca but any of the sours here were great!More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed September 5, 2021

Love the beer here and the great ambiance. Awesome place to come by after dinner and have a few refreshing sour beers.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed August 19, 2021

Visited here as my spouse was looking forward to checking this place out. Stunning decor using barrel parts as decor and in the railings. Nice outdoor seating area that has covered and uncovered areas. Bathrooms are very clean. Everything we ordered to eat was superb,...kudos for the best BLT sandwich I ever had and superior fries. We brought our kid, who was not fond of the pretzel (possibly rye based grain), but we though it was wonderful. The beer flight was well received as was the cucumber margarita. Highly recommend.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed July 25, 2021 via mobile

My friend loves sours. And this is her holy land. Amazing selection of sour beers with great flights but they also have liquor cocktails if you’re not a beer drinker. Adam was awesome and served us a taste of a special new brew but the...entire staff was knowledgeable (check out the spontaneous fermented!!)More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed July 13, 2021

I'm not a big beer person, so there was not much on the menu here for me, but I did have a kolsch from on tap. There is also a full bar and wine if you visit with a non-beer drinker. We ate lunch here...too. I had the cauliflower sandwich, which beer battered cauliflower on a burger bun, which was delicious. The fries were very good too. Service very friendly. The space is enormous so good for large parties tooMore

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed July 8, 2021

My husband and I stopped by Wicked Weed's Funkatorium on a Wednesday afternoon to try their sours. We were able to get free street parking right across from the brewery and were able to get seated at a table inside right away. We got flights...#4 and #5 and enjoyed trying all of the different beers. Our waitress was super helpful and continually refilled the waters we gulped down. We really liked the option to Apple Pay via a QR code! We stopped by the bottle shop on the way out to get two bottles to take home. We would definitely stop by here again once in Asheville!More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed June 25, 2021 via mobile

NOT IMPRESSED. We visited with our children and they looked at us like we completely inconvenienced them. The hostess with mid length blonde hair was absolutely rude and should not be working in the restaurant business as she has ZERO people skills. Our waitress was...nice, but could not answer any questions about the menu. We will not be back as there are many other breweries that completely topped this place.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed June 10, 2021

This was our second visit here in the same day; while we ventured around to see where all the eateries were in South Slope, we didn’t see many close by without a considerable wait. Since we had enjoyed our beer flights earlier in the day,...we decided to venture back here. While my friend had a spicy chicken sandwich, I tried a bratwurst and chips, with both being good.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed April 23, 2021 via mobile

My husband loves sour beer, so he was at home here. He was actually a little overwhelmed by all the choices. A good thing. I tried their wine, which was just okay.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed April 22, 2021 via mobile

Looking for a good beer, mixed drink, appetizers, meal, or dessert this will be your spot. Great beer selection, awesome list of appetizers, great seating options, and always friendly staff. One of my favorite places in the world.

Date of visit: April 2021
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July 26, 2020|
Response from WWFunkatorium | Property representative |
Yes, we are dog friendly in our biergarten and on our covered patio!
February 6, 2019|
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Response from Brian D | Reviewed this property |
If you like Sours you will like the tour. Very well put together. Enjoy!!
July 31, 2018|
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Response from BlueridgeCharlie | Reviewed this property |
The area is loaded wth local micro-brews so getting a growler filled should not be a problem. Maybe just not the Funkatorium.
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Wicked Weed Funkatorium is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5