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Yelp’s Top 25 Breweries in Asheville

Asheville, NC has been called the ultimate beer destination. Way back in 2009 it was crowned with the title “Beer City, USA” and it hasn’t looked back since.  The beer here flows as strong as the surrounding river currents, drawing tourists from around the world and locals alike to our beautiful mountain town and craft breweries.  Yelp’s here to guide you to all the hottest spots with the Top 25 Breweries in Asheville. Check out this list to find the top spots for everything from hazy IPAs, lagers, and sour beers to ginger beers and hard ciders. Asheville has something for everyone’s taste buds! 

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Methodology: This is a list of the best breweries in the greater Asheville area according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the breweries category, then ranked those spots using a number of factors including the total volume and ratings of reviews between 2017 through 2019.

Yelp’s Top 25 Breweries in Asheville in 2019

  1. New Belgium Brewing (Asheville, River Arts District)
  2. Ginger’s Revenge (Asheville, North)
  3. Hillman Beer (Asheville, Biltmore Village)
  4. Burial Beer (Asheville, South Slope)
  5. Sanctuary Brewing (Hendersonville)
  6. Sweeten Creek Brewing (Asheville, Sweeten Creek)
  7. Bhramari Brewing (Asheville, downtown)
  8. Cursus Keme (Asheville, East)
  9. Highland Brewing Company (Asheville, East)
  10. Funkatorium (Asheville, South Slope)
  11. Wicked Weed (Asheville, downtown)
  12. Boojum (Waynesville)
  13. Twin Leaf Brewery (Asheville, South Slope)
  14. Archetype Brewing (Asheville, West)
  15. Hi-Wire Brewing (Asheville, Biltmore Village)
  16. Eurisko Beer Company (Asheville, downtown)
  17. Green Man Brewery (Asheville, downtown)
  18. Wedge at Foundation (Asheville, River Arts District)
  19.  Frog Level Brewing (Waynesville)
  20. Catawba Brewing Co-Tasting Room (Asheville, Biltmore Village)
  21. Mills River Brewery (Arden)
  22. Lookout Brewing (Black Mountain)
  23. Pisgah Brewing Company (Black Mountain)
  24. Triskelion Brewing Company (Hendersonville)
  25. Thirsty Monk Brewery & Pub (Asheville, downtown)