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“Another Great Group Trip”

Asheville Brews Cruise
Ranked #8 of 44 Food & Drink in Asheville
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Asheville Brews Cruise provides both bus and walking tours to 3 of Asheville's most popular breweries. Samples of each brewery's beer are included in ticket price.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase
Reviewed May 31, 2018

I was in Asheville for a company outing and had the pleasure of scheduling a group Brews Cruise with JC. Everyone had a great time and got to relax and let their hair down. JC was our guide and made sure everything went smoothly. Wedge was the group favorite, but all three breweries were great. JC did an awesome job of going into the science of brewing for those that wanted and letting others just enjoy some tasty beers. Overall, another great trip, thanks JC!

Thank nate_e_765
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Jeffery H, Owner at Asheville Brews Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2018

Thanks Nate! Hope to see back in AVL sometime soon!

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Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing experience using the Asheville Brews Cruise! The staff was professional and easy to communicate with prior to our outing! The day of team was amazing and so fun! Very knowledgeable and made the day a blast! Highly recommend!

Thank Danielle C
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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Jake was great. We had an awesome time and learned a lot about awesome local breweries. We’d definitely do it again

Thank Chelsea O
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Jeffery H, Owner at Asheville Brews Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2018

Thanks Chelsea!

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Reviewed April 18, 2018

We booked the Asheville Brews Cruise and visited the Catawba, Twin Leaf, HiWire and French Broad River breweries. Jake was our guide and was incredibly knowledgeable about the brewery process. We certainly heard a lot about brewing that we have already forgotten, but he has an engaging personality and was an excellent host.

Our booking confirmation said that we would be tasting 15-16 beers at the four breweries, so my wife and I paced ourselves by not completing any of our beers at the first stop, and only one of our beer tastings at the second stop. I'm not sure what happened with the tasting count, but we tasted exactly three beers at each of the four stops. That comes out to 12 beer tastings (3-4 ounces each) instead of 15-16. Had I known that in advance, I would have finished most of the beers at our first two stops.

The tastings certainly opened our eyes to how different crafted beers can be. Some were certainly not our "cup of tea", but we also discovered that some beers that we had purposely avoided in the past, we actually liked! At our last stop at French Broad River Breweries, we even purchased a six-pack of two of their beers - one was my favorite and one was my wife's favorite!

All in all it was a very good way to spend an afternoon in the Asheville area. Give it a try!!

Thank hsbvim
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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

I just got back from Asheville for my sis-n-law’s bach party and we had a BLAST on this tour. Our tour guide was so much fun and knew everything there is to know about the beer they give you to taste. CHAD was the sweetest, most informative, and helpful tour guide ever!! Recommend him if you can, our group is still talking about how great he was.

Thank Isabella L
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