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French Broad River Brewery

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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
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
Southeastern NC
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  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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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
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