We don’t like to toot our own horn too much (although we love kazoos), but we’re super thankful and honored for the awards we’ve received over the years! Thanks, especially, to our loyal customers, who take the time to vote for us every year in multiple categories in Mountain Xpress’ Best Of WNC Awards. If we could give all of you gold stars, we would!
Our brewpubs, food, and beer have been featured in Southern Living, Garden & Gun, The New York Times, All About Beer, The Beer Connoisseur, CNN.com, CraftBeer.com, and more.
Most Googled brewery in North Carolina based on Google search interest data!
Ninja Porter: World Beer Cup Gold Medal Winner, Brown Porter category, 2014, Thrillist 33 Beers to Drink Before You Die, voted Asheville’s Best Dark Beer, many years.
Perfect Day IPA: Silver and bronze medals, New York International Beer Competition. Beer Connoisseur 90 Rating, 2016.
Rocket Girl Lager: Number one of Top 12 Lawn Mower beers.
Ninjabread Man Porter: Top 20 Holiday Ale, 2 years, and One of the Best 20 Beers in North Carolina, Paste Magazine
Best of WNC Awards:
BEST pizza in WNC–19 years running!
Kid-friendliest restaurant–12 years!
Other cool honors:
Pizza Today Magazine: Voted top 100 National Independent Pizza Restaurant in the U.S. every year since 1999.
Top 5 National Vegetarian Menu by PETA
Top 5 Things to Do in Asheville
Spin Burger Number 1 sandwich in Asheville