Asheville Area Breweries

With more breweries per capita than any U.S. city, Asheville is a craft beer paradise. Use our interactive list of Asheville breweries to find the perfect craft beer to fit any taste.

Voted Beer City USA 4 years in a row, Asheville is home to over 20 local craft brewers all creating unique and delicious craft beer.

Asheville Craft Beer Breweries & Taprooms

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    Train themed destination brewery & playground for all ages in a beautiful mountain setting. Drink outside the box with our flavorfully hand-crafted ales & lagers. Our taproom and grounds are family and pet friendly.
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    A small boutique brewery in the heart of Asheville's South Slope. Established in March of 2014, we funnel passion into all that we do. Your local pub.
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    This is Disney World for beer lovers. If you plan to go, make reservations and do the full tour as it is well worth your time.
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    Brewery + Live Music in a great outdoor setting! Learn more at

    Not only do we use premium ingredients, we grow some of our own. In partnership with Lewis Creek Farms, Noble is grafting and growing true cider apple varieties. Founded in the new 'Craft Brew Mecca' of Asheville and North Carolina's apple country, Noble brings together a rich local history of agriculture with this region’s exciting craft beverage industry. Learn more at …

    French Broad River Brewery has been brewing quality craft beer in the heart of Asheville, North Carolina since 2001. We were one of the original breweries to shape the craft beer culture that flourishes today in our hometown. Named after the iconic French Broad River, we are continuously inspired by its rolling waters and thriving wildlife. We embody the life and spirit of the river in all that we do. Learn more at

    Daidala is a nomadic cider company founded by cidermaker Chris Heagney. Chris began his fermentation career in the brewing industry, learning the trade in Sunderland, England. While studying there, he got his first taste of finely crafted cider at a beer festival in Newcastle. After returning to the US and finding work at a brewery, he frequently thought about those ciders he had enjoyed across the Atlantic. Soon enough, Chris sought out a cidermaker’s position at Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider in Portland, Oregon. Alongside founder Nat West, he not only learned the techniques of cidermaking, but also helped to create so…

    Black Mountain Cider + Mead crafts dry ciders and sessionable meads from local apples and honey in an old furniture factory nestled among the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western NC. Our ciders and meads harmonize fresh flavors with traditional wisdom. We ferment cider in small batches blended from heirloom apples harvested throughout the season to make cider that is real, never filtered, pasteurized, or tainted with added sugars, concentrates, or manufactured flavors. Learn more at

    BBQ + Craft Beer
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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 new expanded outdoor Biergarten to sip on sours and Rosé on draught, open seasonally. Scroll down for photos of our updated space!
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    Wicked Weed was imagined, created, and brought to life by the Dickinsons and the Guthys; two families that have been lifelong friends, each bringing a unique skill to the collective ownership team. Upon opening their original brewpub location in 2012, Wicked Weed was known for pushing the envelope in craft by offering 25 unique draft beers including West Coast style IPAs, barrel-aged sour ales, and more.
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    In 2016 the East-West corridor of West Asheville was beginning to develop, along with our idea for a brewery. We imagined a brewery that would brew beers that are experimental and funky, reflecting the neighborhood culture. Beers that would push the boundaries of style, and utilize inspiration from local flavor and ingredients. A space that would provide a social hub for the vibrant neighborhood of West Asheville. This brewery showcases the flavor of Asheville through the use of local ingredients, dynamic events, and constant experimentation. Everything from delicate barrel-aged saisons and Belgian strong ales, to w…

    Established in 2008, the Wedge is a neighborhood brewery with two locations in the heart of Asheville’s River Arts District. The Wedge serves as a gathering place for people of all ages and walks of life to laugh, exchange ideas and drink Wedge beer. The Wedge is a community crafted by the people of Asheville.
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    In 1991, New Belgium set out to build a craft beer movement and prove business could be a force for good. We’re happy to see good momentum in both of these areas today, but there’s still much to be done. Check out our key initiatives below, and join us in protecting the land, water, and people that make great beer possible.
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    We are excited to welcome you back to our Big Top taproom and our South Slope Specialty Brewery Taproom in Asheville, NC! Things will be a little different than the last time you visited us so please see this social media post for all the details on safety precautions and new policies. Hours will be Mon-Thurs: 3pm-10pm, Fri: 3-11pm, ⁣Sat: 12-11pm, Sun: 12pm-10pm for both Asheville locations. Every day, you can pickup packaged beer and growlers (while supplies last) at Hi-Wire Brewing Asheville (B…

    Hillman Beer is a small, family-owned business located in Asheville, NC. Brothers Brad and Greig Hillman, and Greig's wife Brandi Hillman, have come together to bring the pub style back to the brewery experience. With an emphasis on quality beer and a focus on classics and comfort,  we hope that our beer and pub atmosphere keep you coming back to Hillman Beer. 

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    Independent and family owned, since 1994. Highland Brewing Company carved the path for Asheville craft and proudly roots itself in North Carolina.
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    The legendary Green Man has existed for centuries but it’s no myth that he’s been brewing great beer in Asheville since 1997. As one of North Carolina’s original breweries, Green Man has been producing some of the beer scene’s most iconic ales. Our offerings are consistently recognized for quality and loyalty to traditional English styles. Additionally, our brewers strive to bring innovative and exciting new flavors to beer-loving folks. Continuing our evolution we have constructed a 3 story, 20,000 square ft., packaging hall, a “brewtique”, and an indoor/outdoor top floor taproom that overlooks production and the B…

    Eurisko is a taproom-focused brewery located on Asheville’s South Slope in downtown. We strive to make beers that reflect the standards of tradition while still allowing ourselves to play with modern processes. From West Coast IPAs, dry Belgian-style saisons, and traditional German styles all the way to big luscious imperial stouts, barleywines, and modern hop experiments, we try to cover as many bases as possible. With an outdoor seating area and upstairs taproom ready for customers and a downstairs lounge area finishing up in the coming months, Eurisko is all…

    Did we mention we’re not a brewery, but a beverage company? While we’re the most passionate about beer, the root of our curiosity lies in fermentation itself. To feed that thirst, we’ve been working with local and regional artisans of the non-beer kind, and are very excited about this side-venture we’ll be taking to Downtown Asheville. While our main focus is definitely beer, we’ll also be trying our hands at a whole smattering of Wine, Cider, and Mead, as well as non-alcoholic beverages. We’ve got a 15bbl Brewhouse and a 3bbl Pilot Brewhouse, a dedicated…

    The production facility/tasting room is in downtown Morganton where the 30bbl brewhouse makes the 9 flagship beers. Asheville is home to the second tasting room and brewery in the South Slope area where a 7-bbl brewery makes small batches, and where our barrel aging program is housed. Asheville’s Biltmore Village also has a conveniently located tasting room. Our fourth location, our third brewery, will open in early 2017 in the Plaza-Midwood area of Charlotte and will feature a 10-bbl brewery, tasting room, and magnificent city views. Our products are found in eco-friendly cans and kegs in four states. And we’re proud to be one of the “old guys” in this burgeoning cr…
    Beers to try: Surf Wax IPA, Shadowclock Pilsner  …

    Culinary inspired, locally and globally infused, and experimental at its heart – we at Bhramari Brewing Co. want to always create what inspires us so that you might be inspired as well. Find balance, find whimsy, and discover something completely new in every sip of a Bhramari brew!
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    Organic microbrewery offers a taproom with housemade beers, an outdoor stage & tours every Saturday.

    Check out this great video review of the Asheville Craft Beer Scene

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