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
Blackberry Daze IPA™ is a synergistic union of blackberries and hops. Because the blackberry was once wildly rampant in California, it is our ideal choice for this singular Anchor brew. Blackberry Daze IPA gets its hop bitterness and some hop aroma in the brewhouse, but most of the action happens in the cellar when the … more
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
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
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
A very limited special release of our seasonal favorite NinjaBread Man Porter , aged in Jack Daniel’s Whiskey barrels. This very mellow blend is your perfect Holiday shopping escape!
Barrel-Aged Ninjabread Man Porter is available at:
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 … more
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
Belgian-style Wheat Ale
Blue Moon Belgian White is available at:
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
A Traditional German-style sour beer, infused with sea salt, coriander and lime peel, goes on holiday to the home of the blue agave, sunny Mexico. The aroma offers assertive notes of oak, vanilla, caramelized banana, and coconut. A malty sweetness is balanced by tart lime and hints of lively tequila, tapering to a slightly salty … more
Accompanying a simple malt base, blueberry, raspberry and tart cherry play in perfect harmony to create a slightly tart ale that sing with ripe, bursting fruit flavor. Aromas of dark berries, citrus and melon open the show, bridging to zippy fruit flavors that meld into an easy-drinking summer beer worthy of an encore.
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
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, Little Coconut got its start as a smooth brown ale, to which we added lightly toasted coconut flakes and Mountain Air Roasting coffee beans. Lead brewer Branden Mountain worked with Head Brewer Pete Langheinrich to create this nutty and flavorful recipe. September is 80s Movie Month at Asheville Pizza and Brewing. Showing next, … more
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
Our monster imperial stout has returned! At 11.2% ABV this year’s 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.
Carolina Mountain Monster 2018 is available at:
Our annual collabeeration with Sierra Nevada brewed for Asheville’s Christmas Jam. Brewed at Sierra Nevada’s Mills River facility.
Christmas Jam Session Ale is available at:
Corona is made with the finest quality blend of filtered water, malted barley, hops, corn and yeast. Corona’s smooth taste offers the perfect balance between heavier European imports and lighter domestic beer.
Corona is available at:
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
The brew team loaded up the hops by double dry-hopping this powerful IPA with Simcoe, Mosaic, and Citra. Draft Punk offers tropical aromas of pineapple and mango and clean, juicy, fruity flavors. There’s a slight bitter bite, but it’s not overwhelming. It’s just what you want in a DIPA at 8.6% ABV. Pour it, smell … more
Draft Punk DIPA is available at:
First brewed in 2011, this GABF bronze medal winning Chocolate Peanut Butter Porter is jet black in color with a tan, rocky head, full body, and creamy, luxurious mouthfeel. Its lightly sweet, malty flavor is accented by rich flavors of chocolate, coffee, and peanut butter, balanced by a subtle hop character and a moderate 6.2% … more
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
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
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.
We add fresh, roasted Jalapeño peppers to our Escape Artist Pale to produce this very aromatic brew that carries just a hint of spice. Available on draft and also in 22oz bottles in all of our locations.
Fire Escape Pale Ale is available at:
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
Sexual Chocolate A cocoa infused Imperial Stout. Opaque black in color with a dark brown head. Big chocolate aroma with notes of espresso, blackstrap molasses, dark sweet toffee and dark fruit. Also available seasonally, aged in bourbon barrels. Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 9.6% Color (SRM): 53 Bitterness (IBUs): 75
Foothills’ first foray into high gravity brewing. A dense blend of base malts sets a solid foundation for massive additions of tropical Citra hops and Chinook/Citra dry-hopping. The result is an intense flavor profile that’s citrusy with heavy notes of pine and immensely delicious.
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.
Clean, crisp, and uncomplicated—crafted with fresh Peruvian and Appalachian ginger, Brewed without gluten, Ginger Soul Sister offers a spicy alternative to malted beverages. It’s the first beer in Asheville Brewing’s “Owner” series, and thus, honors our house ginger, Allison Rangel. Allison has been a co-owner since 1999, and serves as social media maven, outside beer … more
An award-winning ginger beer, made with Hawaiian ginger, cane sugar, grapefruit juice, habanero pepper and spices.
Ginger’s Revenge is available at:
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
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 IPA is available at:
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 2018- Tandemonium Session IPA is available at:
Asheville Brewing Co and Industry Nine Componentry once again have partnered to create a delicious beer for a great cause. This year’s I9PA is a bright, fruit forward IPA that’s smoothly palatable at 7.4 percent ABV. This brew is aggressively hopped with Mosaic, Citra, and Equinox Lupulin, a super high oil content hop dust. Our … more
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
Easy drinking, resinous IPA. Fruity aroma. Mosaic & Citra hops.
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
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
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
Lemon Space Dog American Wheat Ale is available at:
Asheville Brewing Company’s delicious treat of a beer brewed with raspberry, chocolate, and heaping handful of milk sugar makes it’s annual return January 19th. “This beer combines several of our favorite flavors of dark and sweet beers we’ve brewed in the past. Ninja is such a nice chocolatey finishing porter to begin with. The additions … more
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
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
Milk of the Sandworm Double IPA is available at:
Toasty malt, gentle sweetness, flash of fresh hop bitterness. The malt and hops are perfectly balanced.
New Belgium Fat Tire is available at:
Juicy Mandarina IPA is an unfiltered wheat IPA and part of the Voodoo Ranger Special Release Series. Featuring German Mandarian Bavaria and Australian Galaxy hops, this IPA will pour hazy, have a beautiful orange color, and burst with citrus and juicy tropical flavors
Our World Beer Cup 2014 Gold medal winner. Roasty, smooth brown porter with all-American hops and malts and a chocolatey finish is voted as one of the Top 3 Best Porters in WNC every year. There are extremely populars seasonals based off of Ninja Porter including Love Ninja, Ninja Latte Coffee Porter and Ninjabread Man … more
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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
Ninjabread Man Porter is available at:
Asheville’s first hard cider company. They use fresh fruit with no artificial flavors or ingredients. Naturally gluten-free and delicious.
Noble Hard Cider – Seasonal is available at:
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
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
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
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.
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
An Extra Special Brew Made in the Extra Special Style
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
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
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
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
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.
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
Our classic, award-winning flagship IPA offers a hoppy, grapefruit flavor and a clean bitter finish. An Asheville classic that is the longest on-tap IPA in WNC.
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Bigfoot is a beast of a beer. brimming with bold flavors of bittersweet malt and heaps of aggressive whole-cone Pacific Northwest hops. First introduced in the winter of 1983, Bigfoot is a cult-classic beer brewed in the barleywine style, meaning a strong, robust, bruiser of a beer with the refined intensity of a wine. Bigfoot … more
“Hops are the name of the game with a Double IPA, but we knew we had to take it one step further. With Hop Bullet, we’re using a technique, hitting the beer with a double-barreled blast of Magnum hops and lupulin dust-pure, concentrated hop flavor-directly into the tank to emphasize the intense pine and citrus … more
On our search for the perfect warm weather beer, we wanted something light bodied and thirst quenching, yet filled with complex and interesting flavors. We stumbled across the fruit of the prickly pear cactus, native to California. This tangy fruit is a great complement to the tart and refreshing traditional gose style beer. Otra Vez … more
Asheville Brewing’s 2018 Sister Bad Habit 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 … more
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 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
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
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
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.
Our classic Shiva IPA, dry-hopped with Columbus hops and fresh tangerine puree for a big citrus aroma and flavor.
Tangerine Viva la Shiva is available at:
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
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
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
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
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.
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
The Freak of Nature is our San Francisco inspired hoppy monster. At 8% abv and who knows how many ibu’s, this beer is our shrine to the Hop. Absurd amounts of the big West Coast hops gives this beer its citrusy, weedy nose and big, dank flavor. We dry hop with 48lbs per batch, which … more
Wicked Weed Freak of Nature Double IPA is available at:
Pernicious implies influence that is harmful in a way not easily noticed. This beer is harmful, not because of overwhelming hop bitterness, but because its balanced brightness insidiously ruins your expectations for all other IPAs. This hop delivery vehicle is crafted to enjoy fresh and often and because of its drinkability and clean finish you’ll … more
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
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.