United States > North Carolina > Asheville
Elwood (102) Leesburg, Virginia | July 18, 2011
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
A generally friendly place with a decent selection of beers. Not much that you canít find elsewhere. I didnít have the food so I canít really comment on that. Prices seems a touch higher than elsewhere. Not a bad place to stop though.
fluffy (76) St Petersburg, Florida | April 6, 2008
76 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
we went on a drizzly sunday afternoon right after xmas, so you can imagine it was pretty dead. we were seating inside. as i saw the fratboy-looking waiter approach, i thought i wasnít going to get a good recommendation from him based on my preferences. boy, shows you dont judge a book by its cover. the guy knew me exactly the right thing (Delerium Tremens), and a couple of other good belgian ales i hadnt tried before. service suffered a little as the place got a little more busy, but still a pretty good experience. the food was pretty good, nothing special. prices were about where they should be. i will definitely be back, and when a beer urge calls, its will be my go-to place.
ucusty (52) raleigh , North Carolina | January 8, 2008
62 AMBIANCE 1/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 12/20
this place is always a mad house. Good selection if you can get the service.
chronictonic (51) Oreland, Pennsylvania | June 15, 2005
58 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 14/20
good selection right in the middle of asheville. about 30 taps spread around the bar. service was polite but indifferent. food was good at lunch but not outstanding (asked for no-onions and it came loaded with onions).
jrob21 (46) Atlanta, Georgia | May 29, 2007
80 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
Nice selection of locals and various well distributed US micros. Nightlife is hopping here so get there early if you want a table. I love the prices in this town as well.
Guyute_Pig (42) Columbus, Ohio | March 13, 2012
68 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 12/20
Large place with pretty decent food. Pretty good selection of crafts, but most of your basics that can be had anywhere. Ok selection of locals. Definitely had that frat vibe, younger crowd going. We havenít been back, too many other options in town which are much better.
Jmichael (34) Asheville, North Carolina | August 21, 2007
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
pretty cool setting down town, split up a bit in a lobby setting of a hotel, but pretty cool, has some large screen TV/s and the lot,
Beer selection was pretty good, good selection of bottles as well as on tap, waiters did not know too much about beer, but bartenders knew a little more... pretty cool spot.
agl108 (30) Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania | June 23, 2009
72 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Stop #4 of Asheville bar tour. This place had the best beer selection of any bar I visited in Asheville. Tons of local beers here but also the best selection of other American micros. Crowd seemed different here than the other bars - more frat guy type of place.
ebmalon (22) Georgia | May 31, 2010
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 16/20
Stopped in for lunch and to kick off a beer drinking weekend in Asheville. Ambiance is good. Itís got something for everyone, the place is huge. The front windows open completely to create an outdoor feel which was great on a spring afternoon. Expected a more german influenced menu by the name, but the food is more local/regional which isnít bad. Menu is comprehensive. They did have a bratwurst special with house pretzel roll and kraut. It was awesome. Other food we tried was also very good. Beer list is quite long, although not a lot of local beer which was surprising and a bit disappointing for us. Nothing very unusual on the beer list, just lots of choices. Service was average. We had hoped for a local suggestion but got nowhere with that request. The server actually recommended I have a Smithwickís (lost points). I would certainly return here for food and ambiance. The beer you can get anywhere.
basspro76 (16) New York | July 13, 2010
76 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 14/20
Large, dimly lit bar with a large selection of bottled beer. Bartender knew her stuff and was helpful as well as beautiful. Only thing that was a little odd was an undercover cop snooping around checking ideas and scoping people.
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