Brewpub Exclusive Brews

Brewpub exclusives are beers that are available only on draft, fresh from the source, at our three locations in Asheville. They include an ever-changing selection of styles and innovative recipes, and run the gamut from kettle-soured Belgians to wine barrel-aged porters to Oktoberfest lagers. Visit us on the regular to see what we’re offering, and if you like it, take home a growler…or two.

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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

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

Brewnicorn

Wheat Ale | ABV: 4.8% | IBU: 11

American-style Wheat Ale with raspberries and blueberries. Typically released in Fall and Spring. One of our occasional brewpub exclusives.

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.

Buck Up, Little Coconut Brown Ale

Brown Ale | ABV: 4.8%

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

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 DIPA

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

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:
Downtown: On Tap, 22oz Bottle
North Asheville: On Tap, 22oz Bottle
South Asheville: 22oz Bottle

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

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

Ginger Soul Sister

Ginger Beer | ABV: 4.8%

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

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

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 Double IPA

Double IPA | ABV: 7.4% | IBU: 50 | SRM: 3

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

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

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.

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.

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! 

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

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

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

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

Sister Bad Habit Session IPA

India Pale Ale | ABV: 4.9% | IBU: 21

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

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

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

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

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

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.