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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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 … more

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 … more

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 … more


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 … more

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 … more


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.

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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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

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 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. … more


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!

Bronson Oat Brown Ale

Brown Ale | ABV: 6.8% | IBU: 22

Rich and toasty, full-bodied brown brewed with UK grown oats. Aromas and flavors of graham crackers and biscuits with a touch of honey sweetness.

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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

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%

Back for 2021 is our wonderfully smooth drinking Oktoberfest, Drink the Bismarck. A single decoction mash, with malt from Epiphany Malt House and 100% Hallertau Hersbrucker hops create a sensation of German bier garden celebrations with friends. 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. … more

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, … more

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


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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

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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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

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, … more

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 … more

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.  

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!

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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. … more

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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

Hops: Lemondrop, Northern Brewer
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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 … more

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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 … more

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 … more

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. … more

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 … more

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
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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 … more

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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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

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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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

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

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. … more

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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

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, … more

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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

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.  Is nice!

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 … more

Hops: American Cascade, Columbus, Centennial
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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. … more

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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

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.