Keeping Asheville Hoppy Since 1998!

If you love award-winning, locally-brewed with love, craft beer, you’ve come to the right place. We offer a year-round line-up of beers on draft and in cans, plus a changing variety of brewpub exclusives, mixed in with seasonals, our brewpub classic beers, plus other innovative malt and hop-centric liquids guaranteed to excite any beer lover. Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook for up-to -the-minute updates on our titillating new beer releases.

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2020 Barrel-Aged Carolina Mountain Monster Imperial Stout

Imperial Stout | ABV: 11.2%

Another version of the Monster has returned, this time after aging in Jack Daniels barrels for a year. We then conditioned the beast on toasted coconut to smooth it out for an incredible depth of flavors.  At 11.2% ABV this version has massive body, bursts with complex malt character and is pitch black. Roasted and Chocolate barley combine with the addition of vanilla and coffee to create a colossally Stout beer.

2022 Carolina Mountain Monster

Imperial Stout | ABV: 10.75%

We are very excited to tap a limited amount of Carolina Mountain Monster 2022 brewed with Hazelnut and Cherries. This velvety smooth, full-bodied Imperial Stout is sweet but not overwhelming and an absolute treat to the senses. Treat yourself before it’s all gone!
*Available in 10 ounce pours only.

9 Lives I9PA

Hazy India Pale Ale | ABV: 4.20%

Dry hopped with a variety of hops this fresh, hazy, hoppy and an easy to handle session IPA is the perfect post-ride beverage! Our yearly collaboration with Industry Nine.

A Warley Wine, How Womantic!

Barleywine Beer | ABV: 11.7%

Every year have a Comedy Month at our Merrimon Movie Theater.  We show a classic comedy each week, and create a brand new beer for every movie.

Brewed for our 2019 screening of Blazing Saddles. Heavenly malty, this 11.7% ABV Barleywine explodes with notes of sweet candied pineapple, luxurious caramel, toffee and figs.

Truly smooth and very approachable with a full body this beer is one of the brew crew’s favorite styles. We’re excited to share this big beer with you.

Aloha Mr. Hand Pineapple Cream IPA

India Pale Ale | ABV: 6.2% | IBU: 47 | SRM: 5

In honor of National Humor Month (April), Asheville Brewing is showing a series of classic comedies combined with special, small batch beer releases to provide the perfect drinking accompaniment for each movie.

In conjunction with the special showing of the movie that shaped our teen years, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Asheville Brewing will release a special beer, “Aloha Mr. Hand” Pineapple Cream IPA. The movie will take place at our Merrimon Avenue movie theater on Thursday, April 13, at 7 p.m. The beer will be released on draft the same day at 5 p.m. at our downtown and north locations.

Our brew team took an already hop-fruity IPA and conditioned it on hand cut chunks of pineapple, milk sugar, and coconut water to create Aloha Mr. Hand. This creamy, tropical IPA will go down smooth.

 

 

 

 

Ashe Brew Wish Passion Fruit Sour Blonde

Sour | ABV: 5.9% | IBU: 7 | SRM: 4

In honor of National Humor Month (April), Asheville Brewing is showing a series of classic comedies combined with special, small batch beer releases to provide the perfect drinking accompaniment for each movie.

In conjunction with the special showing of the classic comedic love story, The Princess Bride, Asheville Brewing will release a special beer, “Ashe Brew Wish” Passion Fruit Sour Blonde. The movie will take place at our Merrimon Avenue movie theater on Thursday, April 6, at 7 p.m. The beer will be released on draft the same day at 5 p.m. at our downtown and north locations.

Ashe Brew Wish Passion Fruit Sour Blonde is a tart but refreshing sour ale made with passion fruit puree and a touch of rose hips. It’s perfect for spring time drinking.

 

 

AsheZilla

India Pale Ale | ABV: 7.7%

Brewed with our long time best buds at Zillicoah Beer Co., AsheZilla is the first of a two part collaboration.  This unique IPA was brewed with lemon peel, coriander, English yeast, pilsner malt and flaked rice.  Galaxy, Columbus, Mosaic, Citra and Simcoe hops join forces, creating a bright and zesty flavor and aroma.  Part two of this brew will spend some time on a Zillicoah house culture, stay tuned for details!

Aurora Tropicalis Imperial Farmhouse IPA

Imperial Farmhouse IPA | ABV: 8.9%

Brewed with Koji rice from Ben’s Tune- Up and Aurora Blue tea blend from Asheville Spice and Tea Exchange. This IPA showcases the unique characteristics of the Koji rice and the powerful aroma of the Aurora Blue Tea to aid the lemon profile of the Sorachi Ace hops. What is achieved in this brew is a collaborative flavor that is as exceptional and special as Asheville itself. High ABV, slightly funky but very tropical with notes of lemongrass, blueberry, passionfruit, and ginger.

AUTOBAHN

Sour | ABV: 3.2%

Sour beer barrel aged for over a year and then blended with just a touch of key lime this tart and refreshing beer balances character from white wine barrels with bright acidity. Inspired by the groundbreaking Techno Pop nihilist trio and their mind melting album, Nagelbett, this one should not be missed.

Bantha Milk Blueberry Stout

Stout | ABV: 5.3%

Asheville Brewing Company’s Bantha Milk Blueberry Stout is the finest beer in all the galaxy. The combination of oats, milk sugar, and a huge amount of sweet blueberry pure equals a beer that could make the Kessel Run in less than 12 Parsecs. We made this brew last year in honor of one of our favorite movie series of all time. We love Bantha Milk so much that we are bringing this deliciously dark concoction back for Asheville Beer Week 2018. 

Draft only release on Thursday, May 24th at both our downtown and North Asheville locations. Bantha Milk will disappear fast!

Barrel-Aged Toasted Coconut Mountain Monster 2018

Imperial Stout | ABV: 11.2%

We aged Carolina Mountain Monster in Jack Daniel’s barrels with the addition of toasted coconut to create a rich, complex and delicious beer. Notes of Mounds Bars, coffee, dark chocolate, mellow whiskey and vanilla fill the glass of this beautifully dark beer. We hope you enjoy this limited draft only brew as much as we do! Available at our Coxe Ave. and Merrimon Ave locations.

Blackberry Smoke “Like An Arrow” Wheat Ale

Wheat Ale | ABV: 5.2% | IBU: 14

Asheville Brewing Company and Southern rock/country band Blackberry Smoke made a beer together. “Like an Arrow” blackberry-infused wheat ale is named for Blackberry Smoke’s new critically acclaimed album, “Like An Arrow.” The beer is hopped with Nelson Sauvin and Mosaic to balance out the sweetness of the blackberry infusion. Asheville Brewing’s brew team parsed out six different ways of hopping the beer in a blind taste evaluation. Nelson Sauvin, one of the most unique hops on the market today, imparts a white grape flavor, while Mosaic is one of the most versatile of earthy hops.

“The result is a great combo of hops and sweet blackberry with a little pop of wheat,” says head brewer Pete Langheinrich. “If you don’t typically think you like wheat beers, you should try this one. It’s easy-drinking but well-rounded and no one element of the beer overwhelms the other.”

A portion of proceeds from all sales of the beer will benefit the fundraising effort of the Shepherd’s Men on behalf of the SHARE Military Initiative at Shepherd Center in Atlanta, Georgia (the band’s hometown). The Shepherd’s Men annually campaign to raise resources and awareness for injured post-911 war veterans being treated for traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at SHARE.

The 5.2% ABV ale will be released on Friday, February 3, at 5 p.m. at all Asheville Brewing locations on draft.

 

 

 

 

 

Blue Oyster Shuck Gose

Gose | ABV: 6.2%

Our collaboration with our friends at Oyster House Brewing  is an Oyster and Sea Bean Gose. This Gose is deliciously tart and slightly salty. The addition of caramelized lemons to the boil brought the refreshing quality of this brew to the next level.  Every sip of this beer begs for another.

This beer will be released on draft on Thursday, May 31, at our Coxe Ave and Merrimon Ave locations at 11 am.

Bluth Family Blueberry Ginger Beer

Ginger Beer | ABV: 4.8%

No need to hide the thunder on this one! The Bluth Family Ginger Beer will provide a mouthful of flavor starting with locally sourced blue and yellow ginger from Rayburn Farms along with enough blueberry puree to put your foot in your mouth. It is gluten free!

Bold Rock Cider White Cranberry

Cider | ABV: 4.7%

White Cranberry is a refreshing union of Blue Ridge apples paired with the distinctive flavor of white cranberries. Harvested just before peak freshness, white cranberries have a pronounced, bright tartness. Inspiration came from the holiday table setting, making White Cranberry the perfect pair for your holiday feast or relaxing by the fire.

Bold Rock Pineapple Cider

Cider | ABV: 4.7%

(GF) Tropical notes abound in Pineapple Cider, a vibrant blend of Blue Ridge apples and pineapple juice. The resulting taste is off-dry and perfectly balanced to capture the best of pineapple while ensuring max drinkability. The finish is ideal for a warm summer day – refreshing with just a touch of tartness!

Bold Rock Pomegranate Cider

Cider | ABV: 4.7%

Pomegranate Cider blends fruity aromatics, the subtle tanginess of pomegranate juice, and the perfectly crisp and refreshing taste of fresh Blue Ridge apples. The result is a delicious and flavorful seasonal hard cider perfect for fall enjoyment!

Bold Rock Sangria Cider

Cider | ABV: 5.0%

Bold Rock Sangria features subtle berry and apple aromatics with beautiful citrus and pear on the mid-palate and lingering fruit notes to ensure a vibrant finish. Not overly sweet, this complex but approachable marriage of flavors perfectly captures a sparkling sangria taste.

Bold Rock Watermelon Cider

Cider | ABV: 4.7%

Bold Rock Watermelon Cider blends the iconic summer refreshment of watermelon with deliciously crisp Blue Ridge apple juice. The taste profile is perfect for warm weather enjoyment and allows the best of watermelon and apples to shine through.

Brewgasm IPA

India Pale Ale | ABV: 5.7%

Brewgasm IPA is classic west coast style with low bitterness and a tropical fruit aroma. Dry-hopped with Idaho 7, Mosaic, and Simcoe, it comes in at a drinkable 5.7% ABV.

Asheville Brewing collaborated with local beer writer Anne Fitten Glenn, aka Brewgasm (also, ABC’s pr consultant) to brew this beer for her book release party. “Western North Carolina Beer: A Mountain Brew History” will be released on Wednesday, November 7, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Asheville Brewing’s downtown location. Come by to meet the author, buy a book, and quaff a Brewgasm IPA!

Brewnicorn

Wheat Ale | ABV: 4.6% | IBU: 11

American-style Wheat Ale with raspberries and blueberries. Released in June for PRIDE month. One of our occasional brewpub exclusives.
Love is Love!

BrutGrass IPA

Brut IPA | ABV: 6.7%

A relatively new style in the IPA world, Brut IPA’s are dry, aromatic and very refreshing. BrutGrass is our first take on the new trend and hits on all those points. No residual sweetness and heavy hopping make for a light and bright beer, bubbling with grape and melon aroma. Crisp mouthfeel and very low bitterness balance nicely with big hop flavor coming from Vic Secret, Enigma and Halertau Blanc. Cheers, à votre santé, happy drinking!

 

Buck Up Coconut Coffee Brown Ale

Brown Ale | ABV: 4.8%

Buck Up Coconut is a smooth, easy drinking brown ale, elevated with organic coconut toasted to perfection, along with locally roasted Mountain Air coffee.  With a low ABV of 4.8 and a light body, this is a refreshing brown ale that will meet the demands of your coffee or beer needs.

 

 

Carlos Fantastico!

Lager | ABV: 4.4%

Named after the father of co-founder Mike Rangel, this magically light beer is extremely crushable!  Brewed with malts from South America and Riverbend Malt House along with our favorite lager yeast creating a incredibly clean and refreshing American lager.

Carolina Mountain Monster 2017 Imperial Stout

Imperial Stout | ABV: 12.8% | IBU: 77 | SRM: 55

The Monster is back! Asheville Brewing’s annual Imperial Stout, Carolina Mountain Monster, is ready to take over our beer-soaked town after months of developing its strength. As always, Mountain Monster is a huge-bodied, dark as night beer that packs tons of flavor. In 2017, we’ve included small additions of locally roasted, cold steeped coffee and fresh vanilla beans to add extra layers of burst-in-your-mouth flavor to the existing  coffee, chocolate, and dark fruit notes. This brew is packed with unique ingredients, including Honey Malt and Gold Naked Oats from the U.K., which help maintain the sneaky drinkability of this hefty stout.

Be patient as you sip Carolina Mountain Monster, and the complex flavor profile will shine through as it warms up.

We’re releasing this Imperial Stout on Friday, May 26, on draft, in honor of Asheville Beer Week at both our Downtown and North Asheville locations. We’ll also have limited quantities of 22-ounce bottles available at all locations, including our South Asheville pick-up and delivery shop.

We’ll be releasing a small amount of 2016 vintage Carolina Mountain Monster bottles for sale at all locations. Compare last year’s cellared beer to this year’s, and let us know what you think!

ABV: 12.8% (booziest year ever), IBUs: 75+, SRM: 55+

For contrast, we’ll also release our newest, lightest brew, El Lagedor Mexican Lager, on Friday, June 2, in honor of Asheville Beer Week. Come drink the dark and the light with us!

 

Christmas Jam IPA 2022

IPA | ABV: 6.2%

Brewed exclusively for the Christmas Jam concert (Asheville, NC), our collaboration IPA is heavily hopped for bright citrus and stone fruit notes paired with a smooth malt body — flavor as big and loud as this musical marvel. From the first riff to the final encore, keep a can in the air and your voice to the rafters. Brewed with our friends from Sierra Nevada.

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Cricket Bat Nitro Ale

Nitro English Pub Ale | ABV: 4.9%

Every year we have a Comedy Month at our Merrimon Movie Theater.  We show a classic comedy each week, and create a brand new beer for every movie.

Brewed for our 2019 Shaun of the Dead screening.  At 4.9% ABV, this nitro English pub ale showcases a range of light caramel and bready malt notes along with earthy, floral, and herbal notes of English hops.  The mouthfeel is smoothed out with thousands of cascading nitrogen bubbles that create a creamy froth on top of this easy drinking brew.

Crispy Creme

Norwegian Cream Ale | ABV: 3.7%

A collaboration with our friends at the awesome Archetype Brewing Company.  A light, refreshing Ale made with Norwegian Kviek Yeast called Oslo creating a clean and delicious beer.

Currant is the New Black Gose

Gose | ABV: 5.4%

Based off the original style out of Goslar, Germany, this dry, crisp gose will perk the hairs up on your neck, but do not worry, you will settle back down into your seat once the refreshing slightly salty dark berry aroma and flavor take over the taste buds.

D’ayvol Red Wine Barrel-Aged Porter

We took our Putin’s Unicorn Dance Party Baltic Lager and lagered it in red wine barrels to produce D’yavol, our Russian Devil beer, for Devil’s Night, which will take place on Sunday, October 30. Each of the nine South Slope breweries will release a Devil’s Night brew that evening. The tannins from the barrel lagering dries the Porter’s finish while adding a red wine tartness to the flavor. On draft only at our Downtown location. 

 

 

Der Kommissour

Berliner Weiss | ABV: 3.3%

For those adventurous types willing to tube the French Broad, here is a bright, crisp, low ABV sipper made for leaning back and getting your feet wet.
Barrel aged, Mixed culture Berliner Weiss. Tart with notes of star fruit, passionfruit, white wine, vanilla, and oak.

Draft Punk double IPA

Double IPA | ABV: 8.6% | IBU: 65 | SRM: 4

In the ever evolving, always revolving world of IPA experimenting with hop blends and methods has always been our favorite thing to do in the brewery . Draft Punk, our “House Double IPA” is a journey around the world of hoppy beer. This latest batch is brewed with a Southern Hemisphere hop trio of Nelson Sauvin, Motueka and Wai-iti creating a resinous and lively fruit punch of a Double IPA.

Draft Punk double IPA is available at:

Dragon with Matches

Hazy India Pale Ale | ABV: 7.0%

Hazy, juicy IPA with a low bitterness. Stone and tropical Stone fruit forward. – Collab with our friends at Riverside Rhapsody

Drink the Bismarck

Marzen | ABV: 5.4%

A traditional German Marzen brewed with Pilsner, light and dark Munich malts from our friends at Riverbend Malt House. A decoction mash accentuates caramel and ready malt notes and 100% Czech Saaz balances the rich melt character. Prost!

Drink the Bismarck Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest | ABV: 5.8%

A traditional German Marzen brewed with Pilsner and Munich malts from Epiphany Malt House. A decoction mash accentuates caramel and bready malt notes and 100% Halletauer Hersbrucker balances the rich melt character. Prost!

El Lagedor Mexican Lager

Lager | ABV: 4.8% | IBU: 21 | SRM: 4

Asheville Brewing will release El Lagedor Mexican Lager on Friday, June 2, in honor of Asheville Beer Week, at all of our locations.

Our light, crisp, crushable summer version of a Mexican lager includes German Pilsner and Vienna malts, plus a good amount of flaked maize. It’s gently hopped with Noble hop varieties for balance. It’s a light brew made with high-quality ingredients for smooth session drinking. Low ABV and great flavor!

Elixir of Love Cream Ale

Cream Ale | ABV: 4.8% | IBU: 18 | SRM: 4

Asheville Brewing has brewed a special cream ale to celebrate Asheville Lyric Opera’s production of Donizetti’s comic opera, “Elixir of Love,” on July 14 and 16.

Elixir of Love Cream Ale, brewed with lactose (milk sugar) and both apricot and peach purees, will be released on Friday, July 14, at 5 p.m., on draft only, at both our downtown and North Asheville locations.

“We hopped it with Azaca and Hallertau Blanc, which give it white grape and peach flavors, in addition to the fruit puree,” says Branden Mountain, Asheville Brewing lead brewer. “It’s a hybrid American-style cream ale.”

The Elixir of Love opera tells the story of a man in love with a woman who is out of league, so he purchases a love potion from a traveling doctor to aid him in his pursuit. Does the elixir work? Find out by seeing the opera and then trying an Elixir of Love yourself at Asheville Brewing Company!

This light style comes in a drinkable 4.8% ABV. Asheville Brewing will release a small amount of the beer on nitro as well. English-style cream ales typically are nitrogenated, so come out to try both the American and English versions of this traditional style.

 

 

 

Escape Artist Extra Special Pale Ale

American Pale Ale | ABV: 5.5% | IBU: 30 | SRM: 6

No smoke and mirrors here.

A medium-bodied brew with two classic American hops varieties: Centennial and Cascade, that create a concoction of mystique and complexity. No smoke and mirrors here. One of our brewpub classics available intermittenly.

Malts: Pale, Wheat, Crystal-40 & Munich
Hops: Centennial, Cascade

Fantastico!

Lager | ABV: 4.0%

The epitome of an easy drinking Lager, Fantastico is brewed with local malt, oats and a kiss of hops. 4% ABV, light body and a clean finish make this an absolute crusher of a beer. Try one (or two) at our new Downtown Asheville outdoor space Rabbit Rabbit or our Merrimon and Coxe Ave locations. 

Flanagan’s Shenanigans Irish Red

In honor of one of our favorite days, St. Paddy’s Day, and to honor one of our favorite Irish guys, Asheville T-Shirt creative dude, Kevin Flanagan, we’ve created a special, small batch Irish Red. This traditional-style beer is brewed with Ireland grown barley and English Crystal malt with a touch of malted oats for a creamy flavor. It offers a light caramel and apple aroma to complement the toasty malt body, and finishes with a slight fruitiness from the English yeast. Hopped with Sylva hops, a unique hop that adds a bit of woodiness to the flavor and balances the malt profile, this beer provides easy-drinking at 5.3% ABV for the celebratory day.  

Available on draft only at our Coxe Ave and Merrimon Ave locations. To be released on March 17, 2017 at 5 p.m.

 

 

Garyx Pale Ale

Garyx is a Dragonfruit American Strong Pale with Barbe Rouge Hops that focuses on red fruit notes in a hop forward beer. The combination of French Barbe Rouge and Australian Enigma create a strawberry/raspberry jam and red fruit punch expression, making for a distinctive and flavorful beer. Brewed in collaboration with our friends at Cigar City Brewing for the Canarchy Collaboratory Brewpub in Downtown AVL.

Get Off My Lawn!

Belgian Tripel | ABV: 8.7%

Brewed in collaboration with French Broad River Brewery, Wedge Brewing, and Asheville Brewing Co., this beer represents 75 years of brewing experience. At 8.7% ABV, it packs a punch but remains very drinkable with a light body and a classic Belgian Trappist yeast character.

Ginger the Llama

Ginger Beer | ABV: 4.8%

(GF) Let Ginger the Llama trot over your tastebuds. This uncomplicated, refreshing ginger beer is brewed using a blend of local Rayburn Farms and Peruvian ginger, both of which impart a subtle spice. The resulting 4.8% ABV elixir is light and crisp enough to help you zip to the top of the Machu Picchu. Brewed without gluten.
Llamas roam wild all over the Andes mountains in Peru, one of the few animals able to live happily at such high altitudes. The bold flavor of Peruvian ginger evokes that same rugged landscape. Take a sip of Ginger the Llama and taste the mountains.
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Good Helles Bock

Lager | ABV: 6.2% | IBU: 24 | SRM: 8

Good Helles Bock has spent more than two months lagering. This clean, refreshing German-style lager is lightly dry-hopped with whole cone Saaz hops. The malt bill includes Asheville’s Riverbend Malt House’s Heritage malt plus Vienna and German pilsner malts. These traditional Czech/German brewing ingredients harmonize into a full-bodied pale lager that goes down smooth. This unfiltered lager has a deep golden color and tastes like springtime.

This beer will be released on draft only at Asheville Brewing’s brewpubs.

 

 

 

Hans Hefe

Hefeweizen | ABV: 5.45%

Hans is our homeboy!
This is our traditional German hefeweizen with prominent banana notes and a slight clove backbone. We ran a triple decoction with Epiphany Pilsner and Wheat malts to honor the dude that is the fixer of all things.

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Hi-Wire Loves AVL – Collaboration

Nordic Farmhouse Hazy IPA | ABV: 6.5%

The Hi-Wire Loves AVL Series is a collaboration with some of Hi-Wire’s favorite local breweries.  This collab with us utilizes the Kviek Norwegian yeast strain.  Fruit character from Kveik pairs with bright and tropical hops that meld perfectly with local Triticale wheat-rye from Epiphany and a custom base malt by Riverbend in this hazy farmhouse IPA.

Hipstercorn Rye Kolsch

Kolsch | ABV: 5.3% | IBU: 13

Asheville Brewing’s third beer release of Unicorn Month.  Hipstercorn is brewed with local Riverbend Malthouse rye malt and fermented with purple carrots from Barnardsville’s Rayburn Farm, for an earthy sweetness and fun color.

Pairs well with hummus, Kombucha, and clove cigarettes.

Hot Fuzzz Pale

American Pale Ale | ABV: 5.5%

Our Escape Artist Pale Ale with peach puree and a special blend of hot peppers. Sweet and spicy at the same time!

I9PA 2018- Tandemonium IPA

India Pale Ale | ABV: 7.9%

For the 5th annual collaboration with our homeys at Industry Nine we went all out and brewed two IPA’s. A big 7.9%er and a sessionable 5.1% version. We called these beers Tandemonium IPA and Tandemonium Session IPA. Both will be available on draft and in CANS!!

Tandemonium IPA

A full on hop-explosion of an IPA with intense tropical fruit aroma and flavor and an extremely low amount of bitterness. Hopped with Warrior hop hash and Motueka in the whirlpool and then dry hopped twice with Enigma, Motueka and Citra. A malt bill that includes plenty of flaked oats lays down a nice foundation of sweetness and smooth mouthfeel that accentuates all the punchy hops.

I9PA 2018- Tandemonium Session IPA

Session IPA | ABV: 5.1%

For the 5th annual collaboration with our homeys at Industry Nine we went all out and brewed two IPA’s. A big 7.9%er and a sessionable 5.1% version. We called these beers Tandemonium IPA and Tandemonium Session IPA. Both will be available on draft and in CANS!!

Tandemonium Session IPA

Pleasantly hopped with Idaho 7, Comet, Motueka and Mosaic this IPA sits nicely between hugely hoppy and perfectly refreshing. Citrus and tropical fruit dominate the flavor and aroma along with a touch of Honey Malt to round out an easy malt bill. English yeast ties everything together with a beer that we have been describing in the brewhouse as “too drinkable.”

i9PA Double IPA 2017

Double IPA | ABV: 7.5%

Asheville Brewing Company and Industry Nine Componentry have partnered again this year to create a delicious beer for a great cause. This year’s double dry-hopped i9PA is a bright, fruit forward IPA that’s smoothly palatable at 7.5 percent ABV.

This brew is aggressively hopped with bouquet of potent hops, including Galaxy, El Dorado, Azacca, and Equinox Lupulin, a super high oil content hop dust. The light and simple malt bill, including Pilsner malt, provides a clean backbone while letting the special hops shine.

In its fourth year, this collaborative brew will be released on Thursday, September 7, 2017, at i9’s annual event benefiting Friends of Connect Buncombe (building greenways and bike lanes in the region) and Asheville on Bikes (local cycling advocacy). The beer release and bike party will run from 6 p.m. until 1 a.m. at Salvage Station at 468 Riverside Drive. In addition to great food and beer, the night will feature live music by Eleanor Underhill and Bird in Hand, sick beats by DJ Jut Rut, a bike keg pull competition, and amazing bike gear giveaways. Admission is free.

“We are really stoked to have such a strong connection to supporting greenways and cycling advocacy. Both have been important to Asheville Brewing for many years,” says Pete Langheinrich, Asheville Brewing’s head brewer.

i9PA will be sold on draft and in limited quantities of 22-ounce bottles at Salvage Station and Asheville Brewing locations only. The beer will be released starting at 5 p.m. at both downtown and North Asheville Brewing locations on September 7 as well.

 

 

I9PA Session IPA (2019)

Session IPA | ABV: 4.5%

Asheville Brewing Co. and Industry Nine Componentry once again have partnered to create a delicious beer to raise money to support local greenways!  This 2019 version is an extra juicy Session IPA hopped with Nelson Sauvin, Galaxy and Azacca hops creating delicious fruit notes on the aroma and flavor.

 

It All Sounds Like Some Bad Movie Ale

Every year we have a Comedy Month at our Merrimon Movie Theater.  We show a classic comedy each week, and create a brand new beer for every movie.

Brewed for our 2019 screening of Top Secret!, this unfiltered Norwegian Kviek Farmhouse Ale has a slight sweet flavor with a crisp, dry finish. It has bright citrus hop notes, and almost drinks like a lager.

Jackie Daytona

IPA | ABV: 6.4%

Jackie Daytona is an IPA brewed with a yeast strain that accentuates big fruit forward flavors from Wai-Ti, El Dorado and Saaz hops. This unique yeast pushes hop flavors in wonderfully refreshing directions. Come down to our Asheville Brewing taprooms and have our regular human bartenders pour you a pint!

Kim Jong Unicorn Pale Ale

American Pale Ale | ABV: 5.3% | IBU: 27

Asheville Brewing Company will release Kim Jong Unicorn Pale Ale on Friday, November 3, at 5 p.m. at both our downtown and North Asheville locations. This all Galaxy hops pale has a super sessionable ABV of 5%. It’s light, bright, and super refreshing. It is, in fact, the complete opposite of the North Korean dictator. Nothing about this beer is offensive. We honestly just think he’d be happier and the world would be safer if he was a unicorn.

This is the first of four Asheville Brewing Unicorn Month beer releases in November.

 

 

King Jaffe’s Zamundian IPL

India Pale Lager | ABV: 6.1%

This India Pale Lager has the backbone of a true lager plus the earthy, herbal hop flavor of a true Pale. Lead brewer Branden Mountain hopped this one with Citra, Hallertau Blanc, Mosaic, Columbus, and Sylva, an Australian hop. This dry-hopped IPL starts grassy and finishes fruity at a delicious 6.1% ABV. Truly fit for a king, but also great with a Big Mick at McDowells.

This beer was brewed in celebration of the screening of Coming to America  for our annual April Comedy Movie Month series at our Merrimon Avenue movie theater.  We show a different classic comedy movie each week, create a brand new beer for each movie, then let the public suggest names for the beers with our Head Brewer picking the winning name.

Hops: Citra, Hallertau Blanc, Mosaic, Columbus & Sylva

Klopps Hopps Red IPA

Red IPA | ABV: 5.8%

You’ll Never Walk Alone!
A melding of English yeast with west coast hops highlight this sweet and fruity hybrid Scouser red IPA. The strong brown bread like malt backbone is only out done by the vibrant, fruity and slightly resinous hop profile that is composed of Cascade, Columbus, Centennial, and Comet hops. Ode to the great Jürgen Klopp, who managed Liverpool to this year’s 2019 Champions League title.

Koji Apparatus

Japanese Farmhouse Ale | ABV: 4.7%

Brewed with our pals and South Slope neighbors, Ben’s American Sake, Koji Apparatus is a refreshing farmhouse ale with mellow notes of citrus, coconut and banana. This brew utilizes koji which is used in making delicious Sake. Lightly dry hopped with Sabro and Citra hops, Koji Apparatus is a perfect beer for a nice hang with friends at Asheville Brewing or Ben’s Tune Up.

Lazoom’s Sister Bad Habit Session IPA (2019)

Session IPA | ABV: 4.4%

Sister Bad Habit returns once again! This Session IPA is fresh and easy drinking with bright citrus notes and a refreshing finish. At a low 4.4% ABV Sister Bad Habit is as easy as a Sunday morning. This lovely little IPA is a draft only offering available at our 77 Coxe and 675 Merrimon taprooms.

Low bitterness, balanced and very easy drinking. Hopped with Idaho7, Centennial, Comet and Chinook.

Lemon Space Dog American Wheat Ale

Wheat Ale | ABV: 5.3% | IBU: 13 | SRM: 3

Asheville Brewing Company’s refreshing wheat beer is right on time for lemony deliciousness. We updated the recipe in 2017 by adding fresh lemon zest to gently increase the citrusy aroma and flavor created by the Lemondrop hops. Wheat creates a perfect balance for this thirst-quenching brew. We love lemons, space, and dogs–making this a particularly special beer! This beer is named in honor of the first dog to go to outer space, Laika, who rode Sputnik 2 in 1957.

It will be available the on draft at your favorite Western North Carolina watering hole and soon after that in 12-ounce cans for all of your outdoor adventures.

 

 

 

 

Hops: Lemondrop, Northern Brewer
Lemon Space Dog American Wheat Ale is available at:

Licence to Swill

Session IPA | ABV: 5.2%

Our session IPA brewed with Idaho 007 hops. Notes of tangerine, pineapple, and apricot. Easy-drinking, low ABV, but still super flavorful.

Los Gatos

Black Lager | ABV: 4.9%

We got together with our friends form the band Jeff Santiago y Los Gatos to brew up a batch of delicious Black Lager.
The beer, “Los Gatos,” is super clean with mellow notes of chocolate. A very easy drinking beer! It pairs beautifully with their songs that sway, funk, rock and pop. The songs lyrically purvey the emotional landscape that make up love, loss and our complicated society. They have shared the stage with artists like Franz Ferdinand, Ozomatli and Scott Weiland.
We’re so excited for you to try what we made together!

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Love Ninja 2019

Porter | ABV: 5.6% | IBU: 26

Asheville Brewing Company’s delicious treat of a beer brewed with raspberry, chocolate, and a heaping handful of milk sugar returns on Friday, January 11, 2019.
The brew team takes the World Beer Cup award winning Ninja Porter and adds the flavors of the season of love.
“This beer combines several of our favorite flavors from our dark and sweet beers,” says head brewer Pete Langheinrich. “The additions of milk sugar, chocolate and raspberry puree to Ninja  take it to another level of decadence. I just want to dip a brownie into it and drink it in front of a nice fire.”

Love Ninja Porter

Porter | ABV: 5.6% | IBU: 26 | SRM: 25

This sweeter, delicious version of our World Beer Cup winner, Ninja Porter, makes it’s annual return every January.

It combines several of our favorite flavors of dark and sweet beers of our past brews with additions of milk sugar, chocolate and raspberry puree taking it to another level of decadence. Get one to go, dip a brownie in, and drink it in front of a nice, raging fire.

Low Voltage Session IPA

Session IPA | ABV: 5.2% | IBU: 40 | SRM: 3

The beer formerly known as Licence to Swill has been given a new license on life as Low Voltage. It’s a 5.2 percenter brewed with an electrifying combination of Idaho 007, Azacca, and Mosaic hops. This crushable hop juice includes a supporting malt bill of flaked oats, light crystal, plus a fair amount of wheat.

“We’ve played around with a few hop combinations and really like this blend. We think it makes for an interesting hop profile that’s also super sessionable” says Pete Langheinrich, head brewer. “It’s got a fantastic aroma and fruity flavors of tangerine, apricot, and pineapple.”

Brighten up your winter with Low Voltage.

Make a Mango Crazy Pale

American Pale Ale | ABV: 6% | IBU: 35 | SRM: 7

Release on draft on 12/16/16 at 5 p.m. A double dry-hopped Mosaic Pale with mango puree. The floral, earthy Mosaic hops balance and accentuate the juicy fruit aroma and flavor. Take a tropical vacation in December with this crushable, flavorful ale.

Milk of the Sandworm Double IPA

Double IPA | ABV: 8.0%

Asheville Brewing Company’s Milk of the Sandworm is a Double IPA brewed with milk sugar and a handful of big flavor hops. This beer was conceived to celebrate our annual screening of the hilarious Tim Burton masterpiece, Beetlejuice, at our Merrimon Avenue dine-in movie theater. A base of Maris Otter malt and flaked wheat make this a hefty double at 8.0% ABV. Hopped with Equanox lupulin powder, Idaho 7, Citra and Simcoe.

Milk of the Sandworm Double IPA will be released on Friday, October 26th at our Coxe Avenue and Merrimon Avenue locations.  Beetlejuice is screening Monday to Wednesday, October 29th – 31st, at 7:00 pm.

Moog Filtered Ale (2019)

Filtered Ale | ABV: 5.8%

Brewed for our friends at the Bob Moog Foundation in celebration of the Moogseum opening in Downtown Asheville. This dry hopped pale ale brings big tropical citrus flavors and aroma.

Nelson the Milkman

Hazy India Pale Ale | ABV: 6.2%

Nelson the Milkman is a unique hazy IPA with notes of white grape and bright citrus. Brewed with lactose and a few distinctive hop varieties, including Nelson Sauvin.

Ninja Porter

Porter | ABV: 5.6% | IBU: 26 | SRM: 25

Our World Beer Cup 2014 Gold medal winner & 2018 Bronze medal winner. Roasty, smooth brown porter with all-American hops and malts and a chocolatey finish. There are extremely popular seasonals based off of Ninja Porter including Love Ninja, Ninja Latte Coffee Porter and Ninjabread Man Holiday Porter.

Malts: Pale, Wheat, Munich, Crystal-40, Chocolate, Roasted Barley
Hops: Mt. Hood, Northern Brewer, Cascade
Ninja Porter is available at:
Downtown - South Slope: On Tap, 12oz Can
North Asheville: On Tap, 12oz Can
South Asheville: On Tap, 12oz Can

Ninjabread Man Holiday Porter

Holiday Porter | ABV: 5.6% | IBU: 26 | SRM: 25

Named a 2017 Top 20 Best Beers in North Carolina by Paste Magazine and one of the favorite Holiday brews in Western North Carolina. Our brewery works closely with the Asheville Pizza and Brewing chefs to hand-craft a concoction of fresh vanilla beans, toasted cinnamon sticks, raisins, molasses, and caramelized ginger. This Christmas-y syrup is then added to Asheville Brewing’s World Beer Cup gold medal winner and year-round flagship beer, Ninja Porter. Many restaurants and chefs now cook with Ninjabread Man. Click on the recipes below to create these delicious treats in your own kitchen.

Ninjabread Man Nibbles Recipe

Drunken Ninja Apple Pie Recipe

Ninjabread Man Glazed Ham Recipe

Ninjabread Man Cookies Recipe

Banana Ninjabread Recipe

 

 

Ninjabread Man Holiday Porter is available at:

Nitro Ninja Latte Coffee Porter

Porter | ABV: 5.6% | IBU: 26 | SRM: 25

What could be better than our delicious coffee milk porter made with cold brew coffee from Mountain Air Roasting? That same beer poured as a smooth and creamy Nitro pint. Draft only at our Coxe Avenue (downtown) location, while it lasts! 

Norwegian Forest Cat Double IPA

Double IPA | ABV: 8.4%

The Norwegian Forest Cat has a long and brooding history in the mythology of the Norse people. Believed to have traveled with the likes of Leif Erickson, the cat adapted to the cold and wet conditions the Vikings would face at sea. Similarly, our double IPA of the same name has adapted to the need of the people, warming their souls and fiercely combating the cold.

Fermented with the Norwegian yeast strain, “kveik”, Hornindal produces a tropical flavor and complex aroma that can present itself as stonefruit, pineapple, and dried fruit leather, which complement the fruit-forward hops of Citra, Idaho7, Mosaic, Vic Seceret, African Queen, Comet and Enigma. Drink one meow!

Norwegian Forest Cat III

Kviek Farmhouse Ale | ABV: 5.8%

In an ongoing love affair with Norwegian Farmhouse yeast, we release the third installment in our Norwegian Forest Cat series. Showcasing the versatility of the Kviek yeast strain, we barrel aged this delicate farmhouse beer in Sauvignon Blanc barrels for 7 months allowing for the beer to take on a complexity of flavors including bread like sweetness, a slight hay profile with citrus undertones, and beautiful minerality (think of the smell of the air after it rains).

Norwegian Forest Cat IPA

India Pale Ale | ABV: 6.9%

Brewed with a Norwegian Farmhouse yeast called Kviek that accentuates the big hoppy aroma of  Idaho 7, Mosaic and Simcoe, Norwegian Forest Cat is a tropical punch of an IPA. Pineapple and tangerine aroma with a little piney resin flavor round out this majestic beer. Have one right meow.

Nottoway River Rye Bock (collaboration with Deschutes Brewery)

Lager | ABV: 5.4% | IBU: 21 | SRM: 12

This pub-to-pub collaboration beer with our buddies at Deschutes Brewery was brewed with regional malts from Asheville’s Riverbend Malt House. It’s a cool, clean lager with a hint of spice from the rye malt and a slightly unusual hop profile. It’s hopped with Equinox in lupulin form. This “hop hash” provides a potent high alpha oil content that gives the beer a wonderful aroma but allows the flavors to meld smoothly with the malty backbone.

“This rye bock was a blast to brew–both in Asheville and out in Portland,” says Asheville Brewing head brewer Pete Langheinrich. “It was an honor to collaborate with such an amazing brewery on a beer that I absolutely love. Nottoway River is a great post work crusher!”

The Nottoway River is the river that defines part of the boundary line between the great states of North Carolina (home of Asheville Brewing) and Virginia (second home of Deschutes Brewery).

Very limited quantities on draft only.

Oat Soda Lager

Lager | ABV: 5.9%

When The Dude needs a solid, easy to drink beer he asks Gary for an Oat Soda Lager.  Light, clean, and refreshing with a healthy dose of flaked oats to add character to the body.  It really ties the brewery together.

This beer was brewed in celebration of the screening of The Big Lebowski  for our annual April Comedy Movie Month series at our Merrimon Avenue movie theater.  We show a different classic comedy movie each week, create a brand new beer for each movie, then let the public suggest names for the beers with our Head Brewer picking the winning name.

Perfect Haze IPA

Hazy India Pale Ale | ABV: 6.2%

This 6.2% ABV hazy IPA is our high-quality execution of a new modern classic with flavor and aroma of fresh tropical fruit. In Perfect Haze, a blend of yeasts shrouds our iconic Perfect Day, softening and adding complexity to the flavor.
This juicy, mellow beer invites you to unfurl, let your edges blur and maybe dissolve. Daydream a little. Let the Perfect Haze guide your reverie.
Perfect Haze IPA is available at:
Downtown - South Slope: On Tap, 12oz Can
North Asheville: On Tap, 12oz Can

Perfect Night IPA

Black IPA | ABV: 6.5%

Perfect Night is a tasty twist on the brewery’s beloved Perfect Day IPA. A different yeast strain and slightly different hop bill plus dark malts make this beer black as night time during the day. The malts add a roasty chocolate flavor to this aromatic, complexly hop-forward IPA.

 

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Pink Boots Spring Ale

Ale | ABV: 5.5%

This annual collaboration between Highland and Asheville Brewing Co. benefits the Pink Boots Society, which provides scholarships for women in beer. This year’s ale is a light, fruity, hoppy, hazy pale with a creamy mouthfeel and balanced bitterness. A dollar from every pint sold will go to Pink Boots.

It’s available on draft only starting on May 24 at Asheville Brewing Company’s downtown and North Asheville locations. Get it before it’s gone and support women in beer!

Pink Boots Spring Ale

Ale | ABV: 5.5%

This annual collaboration between Highland and Asheville Brewing Co. benefits the Pink Boots Society, which provides scholarships for women in beer. This year’s ale is a light, fruity, hoppy, hazy pale with a creamy mouthfeel and balanced bitterness. A dollar from every pint sold will go to Pink Boots.

Red Light IPA

India Pale Ale | ABV: 5.2% | IBU: 55 | SRM: 6

We conceived this beer to entice the sinner and the saint in each of us, following one simple rule: you can never have too much of a good thing. So we took mountains of Crystal, Wheat and Munich malts and paired them with lots of Cascade hops for an irresistibly wicked beer that’s at once temptingly sweet and scandalously bitter, with a full body and a deep red color. One of our brewpub classics, available intermittently.

Malts: Pale, Wheat, Crystal-40 & Munich
Hops: Cascade & Centennial

Rolands ESB

Extra Special Bitter | ABV: 5.0% | IBU: 22 | SRM: 9

Roland’s is loyal to the line of Extra Special Bitters from which it takes its pedigree. The effervescent head releases a spicy aroma and the flavor of Cascade hops compliments the big malty sweetness of Crystal malt and roasted barley. The result is a complex, medium-bodied beer with a champion flavor reminiscent of cinnamon and caramel. One of our brewpub classics available intermittently.

Malts: Pale, C-40, Munich, Roasted Barley & Wheat
Hops: Cascade

Rye Plains Drifter Rye Stout

Stout | ABV: 7.7%

Brewed with a good pal of ours from Idle Vine Brewing Co. in Austin, Texas, this stout starts with delicious rye flavor up front and is backed by a hefty British malt base. Balanced and warming, Rye Plains Drifter lets the subtle spice and earthiness of rye shine without overwhelming the roast character.

It’s the buffalo flannel of stouts–classic and always a good choice.

 

Saint Jamaique Red Brut IPA

Brut IPA | ABV: 6.3%

We’re extremely proud to release our first international collaboration with our brothers from Santa Sabina Cerveza Artesanal from Guadalahara, Mexico. This Red Brut IPA was brewed with hibiscus to add a subtle red hue and berry flavor. Dry hopped with African Queen, Hallertau Blanc and Vic Secret this beer bursts with passionfruit and berry aroma. Dry finishing and very refreshing. Salud to our friends from south of the Rio Grande! Available at our Coxe Ave and Merrimon locations.

Saison de Thrasheville

Saison | ABV: 5.8%

Created for the 2020 Plow to Pint Brew Off and brewed with local peppermint flower from our old pals at Rayburn Farm.  This Saison showcases a bright and complex flavor profile.  Along with peppermint we used key limes, black peppercorn and pomegranates and fermented with a classic Saison yeast creating a lovely and layered beer.

Santos El Magnifico Mole Stout

Stout | ABV: 6% | IBU: 38 | SRM: 44

RELEASE: 5 p.m. on 1/6/17! The first in Asheville Brewing’s series of small-batch Luchador line-up, Santos El Magnifico is packed with hefty amounts of roasted barley and our own in-house Mole sauce. Our brew team collaborated with our pub chefs to create the Mole, which contains several different varieties of French Broad Chocolate Lounge cacao nibs, toasted cinnamon, a specially-made chili pepper blend, and additional special spices.The chili blend includes a light touch of Carolina Reaper, the world’s hottest pepper, and ancho chillies, for an unforgettable spice kick.

Savior of the Brewniverse Double Red

American Double Red Ale | ABV: 7.3%

Asheville Brewing Company’s Savior of the Brewniverse American double red ale was brewed to celebrate the campy 80s classic movie Flash Gordon. The movie will be shown at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 14, at our North Asheville theater. Tickets are $3 per person, and they are available now.

We brewed this beer with classic American hops and All-American grown malt. Comet hops, plus a couple different caramel malts give this red ale creamy undertones to complement the citrus forward flavor and aroma. Substantial dry-hopping balances and dries out the sweetness of Savior of the Brewniverse, which clocks in at 7.3% ABV.

September is 80s Movie Month at Asheville Pizza and Brewing. We started the month with a showing of Better Off Dead. After Flash Gordon, come out for The Dark Crystal on September 21, and our final movie of the series, comedic masterpiece Beetlejuice on September 28. Each movie has its own in-house crafted brew. We crowdsourced names for the beers representing each movie from our fans on social media. All tickets for all shows are $3, and they are currently available at our 675 Merrimon Avenue location.

Say My Name Hefe!

Hefeweizen | ABV: 5.1%

Every year we have a Comedy Month at our Merrimon Movie Theater.  We show a classic comedy each week, and create a brand new beer for every movie.

Brewed for our 2019 screening of American Pie, this iteration of a classic German wheat style is all American. Mellow banana esters and very clean compared to some German examples. A gentle spice note from Saaz hops and very refreshing this “Hefe” is a perfect brew for the glorious warmer temps. Make sure to grab a growler and try this one with warm home baked apple pie, a truly delicious pairing.

Scout Stout

Stout | ABV: 5.5% | IBU: 39 | SRM: 53

Tall. Dark. And very delicious.

One of our brewpub classics. A smooth full-bodied stout–strong in malty flavors and aroma with hints of mocha and chocolate. A very lively mouthfeel with a smooth finish. Mellow but notable hops flavors but very little hop aroma. Available intermittently.

Malts: Pale, Wheat, Crystal-40 & Munich
Hops: Centennial, Cascade

Scout Stout (2019)

Stout | ABV: 5.5%

With Scout Stout, we bring back a classic of Asheville Brewing Co. Originally brewed in memory of a lost four- legged friend, this stout is a roasty, chocolatey, hearty yet extremely drinkable stout. The notes of coffee and chocolate compliment the hint of spice coming from a small addition of rye. The back notes of black coffee brings a mild bitterness with a sweet cocoa finish. Its reliable, dependable, and will stick with you wherever you may venture. Let’s raise a glass to man’s best friend.

Shaun of the Red Ale

Asheville Brewing is kicking off National Comedy Month (April) on March 28 (almost April) with a showing of cult comedy classic “Shaun of the Dead” at our Merrimon Avenue movie theater. We will release a special, small batch beer to drink while you’re watching the movie.

Shaun of the Red Ale is a traditional Irish Red conditioned with Blood Orange puree. It will be released at both our North and Downtown locations on Tuesday, March 28, at 5 p.m. The movie starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sell now.

Shaun of the Red is brewed with Ireland grown barley and English Crystal malt with a touch of malted oats for a creamy flavor. It offers a light caramel and apple aroma to complement the toasty malt body, and finishes with a slight fruitiness from the English yeast. Hopped with Sylva hops, a unique hop that adds a bit of woodiness to the flavor and balances the malt profile, this beer provides easy-drinking at 5.3% ABV.

 

 

Shiva IPA

India Pale Ale | ABV: 6% | IBU: 69 | SRM: 3

An absolute Asheville classic, Shiva IPA is every bit as delicious and balanced today as it was over 20 years ago. Brewed with American barley and hops Shiva has a wonderful kiss of grapefruit and the proper bitterness of iconic West Coast India Pale Ales. Shiva has a simple malt bill with no crystal malt, which was light years ahead of its time, allowing that citrus hoppiness to shine bright. Shiva IPA is the longest on-tap IPA in Western NC. A local Asheville brew if there ever was one!

Malts: Pale, Wheat & Munich
Hops: Columbus & Liberty
Shiva IPA is available at:
Downtown - South Slope: On Tap, 12oz Can
North Asheville: On Tap, 12oz Can
South Asheville: On Tap, 12oz Can

Sister Bad Habit Session IPA

Session IPA | ABV: 4.9% | IBU: 21

Asheville Brewing’s 2020 Sister Bad Habit is a session IPA brewed with white grape juice.  The fifth annual release of this special beer celebrates our favorite LaZoom character- Sister Bad Habit.  This slightly sweet, easy-drinking beer finishes dry, with lots of fruity aroma along the way.

 

 

 

Sister Bad Habit Session IPA 2018

Session IPA | ABV: 4.9% | IBU: 21

Asheville Brewing Company’s 2018 Sister Bad Habit Beer is a session IPA brewed with white grape juice. The fourth annual release of this special beer celebrates our favorite LaZoom character–Sister Bad Habit. This slightly sweet, easy-drinking beer finishes dry, with lots of fruity aroma along the way.

Sister Bad Habit  will be released on draft at both Asheville Brewing’s North Asheville and downtown brew pubs at 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 17. That same evening, look for a LaZoom bus filled with brewers and friends of the brewery–all dressed in nun habits.

Skelecorn IPA 2017

India Pale Ale | ABV: 5.8% | IBU: 55

Skelecorn IPA is brewed with blood oranges and pomegranates, for a bloody delicious fruitiness and color.  All-American “C” hops balance out the fruit with a citrus tang (Colombus, Chinook, Centennial and Cascade).  Brought back to life after two years, this unicorn won’t let being dead stop it from being brewed again!

This is the third of four Asheville Brewing Unicorn Month beer releases in November.

Pairs well with pineapple pizza and The walking Dead season 8.

Smokey Rye Pale Ale

Pale Ale | ABV: 6.6%

Smokey is a Cherry Wood Smoked malt Rye Pale Ale with a present, yet subtle smoke profile accompanied by a slight spice from a heavy hand of rye malt. The hop profile of Saaz and Hallertau Blanc round out the malt character with an earthy and spice like profile followed by a back end of juicy pear. This beer is the perfect complement to our newest pizza special “The Bandit” which is only available at our Downtown Brewery.

Space Cadet Glow Gold

Belgian Gold | ABV: 5.4%

For an experience that will take you on a journey through the stars, try this lightly fruity and deliciously complex Belgian Gold. At 5.4% ABV and with a hefty addition of wheat, this brew is very refreshing. A Galaxy dry hop gives it a nice punch of tropical fruit.

Stump Mutts Pineapple Session IPA

India Pale Ale | ABV: 5%

Stump Mutts Session IPA, brewed with pineapple puree and a dose of milk sugar, is “a tropical punch of a beer,” says head brewer Pete Langheinrich. Perfect for summer drinking with a mild sessionable bitterness and lots of fruity notes.

 

About the Asheville band, The Stump Mutts

All rock, ever changing, and all original music rooted in sounds they grew up with. You’re likely to hear the shadows and echoes of wide ranging influences from… Nirvana and Stone Temple Pilots, to the Stones and Lenny Kravitz, to Social Distortion and Husker Du. Neal’s distinctive lyrics have been described as a haunting growl like a “an angel caught in an electrical storm.” His vocals lay nicely over his soaring guitar tone. In contrast, Derek’s hollow body crunch couldn’t be more different in tone, yet compliments this two guitar assault. John’s punk rock bass style rounds out the front of the stage, with his smirky grin and Buddy Holly glasses. Patrick lays down a straight forward rock rhythm with plenty of space for the songs to breath on his throwback blue sparkle kit. The live show is not to be missed. High energy, in your face rock with a stage presence that will make you dizzy. Knee slides, amp stands, impromptu covers, and solos in the crowd are the norm.

Stump Mutts Session IPA

Session IPA | ABV: 5%

Asheville Brewing Company will release a special brew named for local rock band Stump Mutts on the Fourth of July, to celebrate all-American local beer, music, and fun. Stump Mutts Session IPA, brewed with pineapple and mango puree and a dose of milk sugar, is “a tropical punch of a beer,” says head brewer Pete Langheinrich. At 5 percent ABV, Stump Mutts is perfect for summer drinking with a mild sessionable bitterness and lots of fruity notes.

The beer will be available on draft and in very limited quantities of 22-ounce bottles at Asheville Brewing’s downtown and North Asheville locations starting at 5 p.m. on July 4, 2017. The Stump Mutts will play a free acoustic set on Asheville Brewing’s Coxe Ave patio, starting at 7 p.m. on July 4. Come by for a beer and original rock music before the downtown fireworks.

Stuntman Brown

Brown Ale | ABV: 4.7% | IBU: 30 | SRM: 6

Put some danger back in your step

This beer won’t kick you…(not hard anyway). Chocolate, roasted, and crystal malts give flavors of hazelnuts and mocha. A bit of wheat make it a light-bodied beauty that’s easy to drink and easier to fall for. Put some danger back in your step. One of our brewpub classics that’s available intermittently.

Malts: Pale, Wheat, Munich, Crystal-40, Chocolate
Hops: Mt. Hood, Tradition

Tater Tart Saison

Saison | ABV: 5.4% | IBU: 23 | SRM: 3

In honor of National Comedy Month (April), Asheville Brewing is showing a series of classic comedies combined with special, small batch beer releases to provide the perfect drinking accompaniment for each movie.

In conjunction with the special showing of the cult classic, Napoleon Dynamite, Asheville Brewing will release a special beer, Tater Tart Saison. The movie will take place at our Merrimon Avenue movie theater on Thursday, April 27, at 7 p.m. The beer will be released on draft the same day at 5 p.m. at our downtown and north locations.

Tater Tart Saison is brewed with a Belgian yeast blend and a gentle malt bill of Pilsner, Vienna, and flaked wheat. It’s hopped with Centennial, Lemondrop, and Citra and then dry-hopped with Nelson Sauvin giving it a complex yet delicate aroma.

“This beer has a nice balance between tart, a touch of belgian character and delicious hoppiness,” says Asheville Brewing head brewer Pete Langheinrich. “There’s just enough pucker.”

 

 

 

 

The Cowboy Munich Ale

Munich Ale | ABV: 5.4%

Our take on a Munich Dunkel, but fermented with an Ale yeast instead of the traditional Lager, hence the “Munich Ale” style name. Beautiful deep copper color and rich notes of toast and figs balanced with a slight fruit character from the yeast create a perfectly drinkable pre-fall beer. This recipe was made after some collaborating with our talented kitchen staff who came up with a delicious Fall pizza, “The Outlaw,” to pair with this brew.

The Helping Friendly Nick

Blackberry & Blueberry Black Lager | ABV: 4.9%

We brewed this beer to celebrate the end of an era here at Asheville Pizza and Brewing as our multi-talented chef Nick Izzo is heading off to faraway lands.
A delicious black lager with blackberries and blueberries sends him off on the right note. The Helping Friendly Nick, it seemed, possessed the ancient secrets of eternal joy and never-ending splendor.
Come toast his future journeys with us!

This is Hazy, This is Hazy, This is Hazy Sacch Trois IPA

India Pale Ale | ABV: 7.4%

This unfiltered, fruit-forward IPA has assertive hop notes and a fluffy body. Select aromatic hops, including Galaxy, Citra, and Hallertau Blanc give this beer grape and stone fruit aromas and flavor. That’s balanced by a light, but bready malt bill, which includes toasted flaked and naked golden oats. At 7.4% ABV, this IPA can creep up on you. It’s gonna be a little hazy, y’all. Beware; you may make bad choices drinking this beer—such as jumping into a freezing cold swimming pool with someone who is not your wife.

This beer was brewed in celebration of the screening of National Lampoon’s Vacation  for our annual April Comedy Movie Month series at our Merrimon Avenue movie theater.  We show a different classic comedy movie each week, create a brand new beer for each movie, then let the public suggest names for the beers with our Head Brewer picking the winning name.

 

Hops: Galaxy, Citra & Hallertau Blanc

Trial By Stone Fruit Saison

Saison | ABV: 6%

Asheville Brewing’s Trial by Stone Fruit, a dark saison with black currants and tart cherries, was brewed to celebrate the showing of classic 1980’s movie, The Dark Crystal.

The malt bill and fruit additions were added to showcase dark stone fruit flavors in this beer. A Belgian yeast blend enhances Trial by Stone Fruit’s layered profile.

Triple Secret Probation IPA

India Pale Ale | ABV: 11%

This Triple IPA quickly puts you in a party mood. The brew delivers a dangerously smooth 11% ABV. It’s a bit of a throwback in hop profile, with a peachy, piney blend of Chinook, Simcoe, and Mosaic. “It reminds me a bit of those old-style West Coast IPAs,” says head brewer Pete Langheinrich. “Triple Secret Probation has just enough sweetness to stand up to the hops, but its dry enough that it’s not in any way syrupy.” As the highest ABV hop-forward brew that Asheville Brewing has created to date, this one will only be available in half pours. Despite what Blutarsky may tell you, this is not a beer to drink heavily.

This beer was brewed in celebration of the screening of National Lampoon’s Animal House  for our annual April Comedy Movie Month series at our Merrimon Avenue movie theater.  We show a different classic comedy movie each week, create a brand new beer for each movie, then let the public suggest names for the beers with our Head Brewer picking the winning name.

 

Hops: Chinook, Simcoe & Mosaic

Triumph IPA

Single-Hop IPA | ABV: 6.2%

This single-hop IPA is brewed with Triumph Hops and Pale Ale Malt creating a clean, fresh taste with a hint of resinous aroma. Don’t get sassy with this beer or it will insult and shame you out the door.

Two Tigers High Fiving

India Pale Ale | ABV: 6.3% | IBU: 40

Our latest IPA brewed with English yeast and an aggressive blend of Galaxy, Amarillo, Cascade & Hallertau Blanc hops.  We left this draft-only IPA unfiltered, making it (to use the parlance of our times) hazy.  Please come have a pint and let us know what lively fruit flavor you discover from this high-five-able IPA.

Victoire Export Lager

Export Lager | ABV: 5.9%

Our version of the German classic Export/Dortmunder style features a malt profile with flavors and aromas of sweet bread with a touch of honey. The hop varieties used are Saaz, Perle, and Sylva to round out the beer with a slightly grassy aroma. With the United States Women’s National Team kicking off their quest of a repeat World Cup title, Asheville Brewing raises a glass to Victoire!

WaWaWeeWa Hazy DIPA

Hazy Double IPA | ABV: 8%

WaWaWeeWa!

Strata, Simcoe, and Motueka hops make sexy time in this 8% hazy double ipa producing blasts of peach, apricot ,and grapefruit balanced with a smooth and creamy mouthfeel. 

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Way Out West

Dry Hopped West Coast Pale Ale | ABV: 5.4%

We brewed up a batch of West Coast Pale Ale with the very good folks over at Hillman Beer. Hopped in the kettle and after fermentation with classic American Cascade, Columbus and Centennial hops this beer is a nod to the liquids that inspired us to get into brewing. Grab a pint of this bright citrusy beer at your favorite Hillman and Asheville Brewing taprooms!

Hops: American Cascade, Columbus, Centennial

Whalewolf Peanut Butter Stout

Stout | ABV: 7.2% | IBU: 40

Asheville Brewing will release Whalewolf Peanut Butter Stout to celebrate Devil’s Night on Monday, October 30.

This peanut butter chocolate extra stout made is a special Halloween treat. It’s a full-bodied stout brewed with French Broad Chocolate cacao nibs and low-fat powdered peanut butter. Whalewolf is strong, but not overpowering, clocking in at 7.2% AVB.

This super flavorful peanut butter cup of a stout owes it’s name to one of our favorite horror movies–2015’s Sharktopus vs. Whalewolf (part of a series of made for TV films featuring Sharktopus).

 

 

 

White River Lightning Keller Pils

Keller Pilsner | ABV: 4.7%

This crisp and refreshing keller pilsner style uses all locally sourced ingredients from our ridiculously talented friends at Riverbend Malt House and White Labs. Malted Corn, Pilsner and Heritage malts from Riverbend with a Czech Pilsner yeast from White Labs. The flavor and aroma remind you of fresh baked bread, but it has a slightly fruity, dry finish. Lagered to perfection for 10 weeks.

Zelda Gin & Tonic IPA (2020)

India Pale Ale | ABV: 7.0%

This sparkling, irresistible brew is our tribute to the 1920’s and to one of the decade’s classic cocktails. Brewed with juniper berries and dried lime zest, this fruit-forward 7.0% ABV beer is botanical and a little bitter-sweet.

Raise a glass to remember the promise of the past. Raise a glass to celebrate Zelda Fitzgerald, dubbed “the first flapper” by her husband F. Scott Fitzgerald. She was an icon of the era, capturing the exhilarating newness of the early jazz age. Cheers.

Zelda Gin and Tonic IPA

India Pale Ale | ABV: 8%

A sparkling bright, slightly fruit-forward, tribute to Zelda Fitzgerald as well as to the 1920s cocktail that’s still a classic today.  Our brew crew added dried juniper berries and dried lime zest in the boil, which gives this beer a little pineyness to balance the sweetness of the lime. Juniper berries, of course, are a primary ingredient in gin. The dried lime zest has a candy-like flavor and aroma, which Asheville Brewing head brewer Pete Langheinrich likens to “sucking on a green Jolly Rancher.” We also added some our favorite hops to this refreshing IPA, including Citra, Equanot, and Galaxy, while keeping the malt bill simple, with Pilsner malt and wheat. It’s a light, clean, sparkling cocktail beer with an 8 percent ABV.

Zelda Fitzgerald, wife of writer F. Scott Fitzgerald, lived in Asheville on and off for a few years as a psychiatric patient at Highland Hospital just north of downtown. She tragically died there in a fire in 1948. Zelda remains an iconic symbol of the vivid and heady world of flappers, cocktail bars, jazz, and fun in 1920s America. That’s what we’re striving to capture with this small batch brew.

 

Zillicoah Collaboration- Brett IPA

India Pale Ale | ABV: 8.9%

Our collaboration with our friends at Woodfin’s Zillicoah Beer is a Brett IPA.  The second half of a batch brewed with Zillicoah months ago was aged on a mixed culture of brettanomyces and microbes that passed on some delicious fruit-forward farmhouse flavor and aroma.  This brewery favorite is dry and supremely refreshing.