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Beer Available At Highland Brewing Company (arranged by most recent)
Highland Thunderstruck Coffee Porter 95, Highland 20th Anniversary India Pale Ale , Highland 20th Anniversary Scotch Ale 79, Highland Oatmeal Porter 92, Highland Black Mocha Stout 94, Highland Kashmir IPA 57, Highland Gaelic Ale 79, Highland St. Tereses Pale Ale 59, Highland Say You, Say Me Saison , Highland Barrel Aged Oatmeal Porter
hopsdiva (13) Atlanta, Georgia | June 13, 2011
92 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 19/20
Itís safe to say that Asheville wouldnít be the beer mecca it is if not for the pioneer spirit of Highland Brewing Company owner/founder Oscar Wong. The brewery which began in 1994 has expanded its brand and is available in seven states. You can tour the brewery and sample beers like Gaelic Ale, Kashmir IPA and the seasonal offerings in the new tasting room which is open Thursday - Saturday with food and music available Friday and Saturday. The atmosphere is very laid-back so grab a seat at one of the indoor picnic tables under the giant fan and enjoy beers from Ashevilleís oldest brewery.
jandd1983 (199) Florissant, Missouri | June 7, 2014
68 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 14/20
Stopped in on a weekend evening. Quite a good size crowd. First place I had to trade my license for a sampler. The building is huge, lots of seating and a nice area out back. A little out of the way from Asheville, but worth the trip.
AdamT (22) North Carolina | October 7, 2013
82 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
I really liked taking a tour of the brewery then sitting down for a few good brews.
Garbageman (19) Lexington, South Carolina | January 17, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
A great brewery with great beers. They were installing 2 new fermenters when we were there so not much to see on tour. The tasting room concert hall looked great for a large group.
magsinva (138) Virginia | December 19, 2012
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 14/20
Visited in July, for the free tour and tastings afterwards. The waiting area is very large and clearly setup for large crowds. Wish we could have seen the bottling line in action, but no dice. They have a room with a where they make small batches so their folks can experiment and play, which I thought was cool.
One of the few breweries Iíve been to that gives out free swag at the end of the tour to discourage folks taking ísouvenirsí. They also have a selection of merchandise, if you are so inclined.
MlhopeTC (18) Orlando, Florida | October 24, 2012
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
Sort of out of the way to get too, but cool once you do. They have a huge stage which looks great for concerts. The beer was pretty good, but I didnít like that you couldnít get a flight/taster of whatever you wanted, just a select 3 or 4 plus 1 seasonal.
Travlr (1651) Washington, Washington DC | July 15, 2012
72 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 14/20
Cavernous place with the largest ceiling fan I have ever seen in my life. Huge outdoor patio. They had some sort of festival going on when we were there. Beers were nothing special.
DiarmaidBHK (737) Lewisburg, Pennsylvania | July 12, 2012
72 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 15/20
Took the brewery tour during the week which is free and gives you five free samples of their year round beers. The tour guide was certainly enthusiastic. The space is located in a warehouse, watch out for the guard shack or youíll miss it, which also includes a tap room/ music venue. You certainly have to admire Highlandís commitment to the environment from their use of corn plastic cups to using re-purposed storage containers as offices. We even got to see Oscar Wong during our visit.
tmongoose (75) Louisville, Kentucky | January 23, 2012| Updated February 24, 2014
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Totally taken aback with this place. Of course they serve their beers. 6 on tap this past Friday. Ran out of one but plenty to choose from. Big open room with picnic table settings and a band playing. Rawesome tunes and beer. There was a food booth there not sure if part of highland or not so not rating it. But next time back in asheville will be going back.
smoosh (36) New Albany, Indiana | December 27, 2011
62 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
I was there early in the day, but I could see it being a really cool place at night. The problem with selection was that they had about 7 brews on and 3 were porters. I had an IPA, which was good.
Guyute_Pig (45) Columbus, Ohio | December 4, 2011| Updated March 21, 2012
76 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 13/20
These guys have a wonderful tap room. Free live music indoors during the cold months and in a big open field out back during the warmer months. Always have 1 or 2 brewer reserve beers on tap that are a step up from their regular beers (which I think are pretty disappointing, how can one not make a quality IPA?). Super friendly staff.
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