United States > North Carolina > Asheville
changeup45 (109) Asheville, North Carolina | July 14, 2012
72 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 15/20
Located in downtown Asheville. Spacious inside; seems like they are going for a retro theme but that could have just been the Michael Jackson "Beat It" that was playing when I got there. As the case with all my stops in Asheville, this place was fairly busy. I just stopped by for a beer so didnít try the food. It looked pretty good; typical pub fare. No TVs. They have a very cool large patio area outside shielded from the sun. A handful of house brews on tap, thatís it. I tried the Belgian Wit, which was quite good. One of the better brews I tried while visiting Asheville. $3.75 pints, nice. The limited beer menu will prevent this one from being one of the best stops in town but they are in a great location and certainly contribute to the impressive beer scene in Asheville.
ben4321 (364) Hoboken, New Jersey | January 5, 2015
64 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 11/20
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 (122) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | August 28, 2014
58 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 11/20
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.
Sammy (611) Toronto, Ontario | August 11, 2014
64 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 13/20
Large brewpub with ok beers and selection. Preset flight. Historic for rock acts. Service and ambiance average or so.
jandd1983 (218) Wentzville, Missouri | June 7, 2014
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
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.
bartlebier (118) Belchium im Biersgau, Germany | April 20, 2014
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 13/20
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.
3fourths (1471) Boulder, Colorado | February 24, 2014
60 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
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.
Cybercat (247) Georgia | May 26, 2013
72 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 14/20
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.
smoosh (36) New Albany, Indiana | April 20, 2013
60 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 12/20
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.
decaturstevo (158) decatur, Tennessee | February 9, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Large open bar with plenty of seating around for food. Outside seating when weather permits. Decent selection of taps. I was there just after they opened on a Saturday. Bar wasnít crowded but people were starting to fill the tables which gave me the impression that the food must be good. A place I have nothing bad to say about.
Kinz (65) Glen Allen, Virginia | February 2, 2013
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Hit here for lunch. Big place. Cool curved bar. I should have pointed this out long ago, but literally everywhere we went in Asheville had loads of custom wood and metal work in it - this was no exception. Fermenters behind glass with lots of neon. The beers were just so-so, probably the weakest line up I hit in the town. But the food was great, and again, incredibly cheap. I had freakiní duck confit sliders and the soup of the day - and it was something like $5. Worth hitting for the food, if not the greatest beers, they werenít bad.
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