We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

French Broad River Brewery

Closed Now: 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Open today: 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Tucked Away Little Brewery

We visited the French Broad River Brewery as part of our Asheville Brews Cruise. I give it a... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2018
hsbvim
,
Dublin, Ohio
Cool Place

We wanted to visit French Broad while in town. It was a little hard to find but we found it. What a... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2017
merangel99
,
Southeastern NC
via mobile
Read all 67 reviews
17
All photos (17)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tasting room”(7 reviews)
“thirsty monk”(2 reviews)
About
Closed Now
Hours Today: 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
21°
10°
Sep
17°
Oct
11°
Nov
Contact
Fairview Road, Asheville, NC 28803
Website
+1 828-277-0222
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Asheville
from US$37.00
More Info
from US$380.00
More Info
from US$109.00
More Info
from US$19.99
More Info
Reviews (67)
Filter reviews
67 results
Traveller rating
20
26
13
5
3
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
20
26
13
5
3
Show reviews that mention
All reviewstasting roombiltmore villagethirsty monklocal breweriesbrews cruisebeerplay
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 67 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago

I've now tried 18 of the area breweries while traveling there on business weekly and this one ranked last in my opinion. Someone earlier hit many of the issues already, nobody acknowledges you when you go in, no menu, no idea of where to order...More

Thank Michjim202
Reviewed April 19, 2018

We visited the French Broad River Brewery as part of our Asheville Brews Cruise. I give it a four-star rating not for the brewery experience but for the beers we tasted. This is the only brewery of four where we actually purchased six-packs of their...More

Thank hsbvim
Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

Decent tasting beer does not compensate for the pushing out of active, local art scenes. There are about fifty breweries in Asheville already who are *actually* local, not out-of-towners coming in and out placing artists, whose beer is as good and probably better. I urge...More

2  Thank Meridy H
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

We wanted to visit French Broad while in town. It was a little hard to find but we found it. What a neat little place! I was excited to get the Rye Hopper Ale and we got a growler to go. There was live music....More

1  Thank merangel99
Reviewed July 8, 2017

Best brown ale of four different ones tried here in Asheville. Better than Thirsty Monk. No food here, just good beer and decent music. Also rustic atmosphere.

1  Thank E Scott J
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

Arrived in town and wanted some local "flavor" and saw there was a duo called the Casmonautz playing at FBRB. First impressions when walking in is this is a serious brewers hobby with a few tables for friends to hang out. That said, it works...More

1  Thank One2soarhi
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

This is one stop on the Amazing Pub Cycle tour. The Pub was very crowded but the bartenders were quick. This is another of the many cool places to hang out in Asheville.

1  Thank Joseph C
Reviewed June 2, 2017

We were brewery hopping and heard about this place so we stopped in for a pint. The place is small but since the weather was nice we sat outside and chatted up with some locals. I'm sure we'll be back because the beer was good,...More

Thank Billy S
Reviewed May 10, 2017

We were very surprised to see that something that is part of Biltmore Village is not only scary looking, but pretty much was useless to us. We walked out because when we walked in, the person at the bar never acknowledged us. There was no...More

Thank Katalina_NC
Reviewed April 19, 2017

We were just passing thru so I didn't have time to drink drafts. Tried to grab some bottled or canned brew from some of the local breweries. Was looking for something small scale like this that I can't get at home (Highlands, Greenman, etc. can...More

1  Thank Robert B
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 71 hotels in Asheville
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites - Asheville-Biltmore Vlg Area
73 reviews
.43 km away
Baymont by Wyndham Asheville/Biltmore
1,986 reviews
.52 km away
Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville, Autograph Collection
1,520 reviews
.57 km away
Hampton Inn & Suites Asheville Biltmore Village
322 reviews
.61 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 845 restaurants in Asheville
Well-Bred Bakery & Cafe
589 reviews
.34 km away
The Corner Kitchen
3,886 reviews
.32 km away
Fig Bistro
662 reviews
.23 km away
Moe's Original BBQ
1,143 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 465 attractions in Asheville
Cathedral Of All Souls
114 reviews
.47 km away
Biltmore Village
901 reviews
.30 km away
Antique Tobacco Barn
212 reviews
.52 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from French Broad River Brewery staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines