Shag (80) Chattanooga, Tennessee | September 8, 2011
This was your standard brewpub you get in about any city but they do a few higher gravity beers. The ambiance was ok, that of a typical restaurant. Ther service was ok but the staff did not seem knowledgeable outside of the realm of their beers. I had to help the guy beside me find a beer he liked, they were clueless. The food was a bit pricey but pretty good. Overall a "ah what the hell" type of visit but if you are limited on time, skip it for better beer places.
Stopped in for a flight during a pub crawl, May 2015. Polite, friendly bar staff. Seemingly knowledgeable. Didnít eat but tried several samples. Decent beers but nothing extraordinary. Nice decor with open patio for warmer weather.
Visited on a Monday early afternoon. The place had just opened, so we were two of only a handful of people. The bar is really cool. Itís like a curvy swirly gig shape. The tap list is just behind the bar in a couple places. They had a nice variety of beer styles available, and for the most part they were quality beers. The bartender was attentive and knowledgeable of their beers. This place is pretty cool. I would recommend visiting.
We came here on a pretty full evening, after dinner time. Fairly crowded as one would expect at that time of night. Great location for the downtown restaurants and hotels. I thought the beers were only okay. Definitely not my favorite in Asheville. Still, this place is worth a stop in if for nothing else the location. Nice looking place as well on the inside. Seemed like a quality spot for groups, though we were only 2.
Art (130) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | August 28, 2014
Quick stop for a flight while waiting for Eva to finish yoga. Cool place for a bunch of college kids to drink different beers but the quality was lacking. When I asked if they served "tasters" the bar tender looked at me and said "flights?" With some attitude. Besides that one guy the service was friendly. Worth a quick stop if you have the time.
Stopped in right after they opened for the day. Just wanted to try a sampler and have a quick snack. Our bartender was helpful, gave a few tastes just to see what we wanted to try. Cool place with indoor/outdoor seating. Well worth the stop.
Visited 20/09/2012. Friendly open bar with a welcoming open feel to it. Tragically, their food was far more memorable and of "slow food" quality than most of their hastily-concocted and sometimes forced (Razberry porter) brewpub brews, with no signature home tap standing out. Had an excellent roast beef sandwich with tasty sides. Still a fun afternoon visit with flights & bites with friendly personel preparing for the eveningís onstorm. As with many US brewpubs, this could be a great stop if their beers were given more time to mature and develop to grow a more confident taste profile within the style, instead of a young brewer churning out more and more zany crossover recipes to fill the blackboards.
Dark art studio with a 90s pizza bar vibe. Ate food, food was decent. Beer was shit. No joke, cayenne pepper and coconut in a mild ale. Got a glass of bathtub brew California Common as well. Coffee was decent.
Interior is open, but exposed brick walls and simple furniture give it a warm, welcoming, unpretentious atmosphere. Music is up, but not too loud. Service was a little slow; however, the place was jumping so give them a little slack. Food is very tasty and nicely prepared. They offer mainly their own brews, which are palatable if not outstanding. Prices are quite reasonable. If youíre in Asheville for a few days and have some spare time, pay íem a visit.
Was in over the Christmas holidays and forgot to rate it. A very modern feel to it, BUT! I didnít see anything from the outside that actually said Lexington Avenue Brewery. In fact, I bought a logo pint glass and it also just said LAB. In my mind this is a mistake - but thatís me. The food was quite good! I believe I had a beef stew. The beers were middle of the road in both style, selection and quality. Not bad.