Beer lovers will be delighted by the variety of local brews available in the Asheville area. There are several popular brew pubs here for enjoying a pint with your friends. There are also several microbreweries, contributing to this region becoming a burgeoning beer tasting destination. You can even take an Asheville Brews Cruise to get a taste of local beers.
The area has several brew pubs and microbreweries, whether you’re in the mood for hoppy Gaelic ale, a dark, dry stout, or complex E.S.B. For a special treat, visit Asheville during Brewgrass, an annual best-of event for regional brewers.
Downtown Asheville Bars
Barley’s Tap Room
Located in an historic building on Biltmore Ave, enjoy a relaxed and casual atmosphere, great food – and even better beer with over 40 on tap. After dinner and a beer, stay and listen to the bluegrass, country, jazz, and Americana music performed live most nights. No ocver charge and family-friendly.
We are conveniently located on historic Haywood Street in the heart of Asheville’s downtown shopping district and adjacent to the Civic Center. Make the Bier Garden a relaxing lunch time destination while you are browsing Asheville’s fine art galleries, unique shops and bookstores. In the evening, join us for a fine dining experience either before or after the theatre, symphony or a night out on the town. Late night menu until midnight.
Jack of the Wood
Jack of the Wood is a cozy Celtic style pub located in on Patton Ave, downtown. Listen to music, and enjoy fresh, locally sourced pub fare. We’re the original home of Green Man Brewing, specializing in hand crafted English ales. Sit back and hear the fiddlers play at one of our informal acoustic jam sessions while enjoying our charming old world atmosphere and a pint of one of our classic ales.
Lexington Avenue Brewery (The LAB)
Good times await at the Lexington Avenue Brewery. Relax a while on our open air patio. Enjoy a craft beer and an incredible meal at the 92’ curving bar or a custom built dining table. Our historic downtown Asheville building provides the perfect atmosphere.
In the heart of Downtown adjacent to Pack Square Park, Pack’s Tavern has live music Thursday – Saturdaywith no cover charge. enjoy lunch and dinner with a menu starting with fresh ingredients and adding touches of Asheville’s local flavors. We have a rotating beer list and a variety of specialty cocktails.
Recognized as one of the best beer bars in the world, we are dedicated to keeping our beer menu fresh, unique and diverse. Beer lovers can enjoy a constantly rotating selection of beers on tap and delicious pub menus at our three locations in Asheville, as well as a rotating selection of Belgian-style beers brewed in-house!
West Asheville Bars
West Asheville’s original watering hole and entertainment venue. Known by the locals as simply “The Pub” we are known for our wide variety of beers and eclectic homeade cuisine. Food is served all day & late night, featuring a wide array of locally produced food items. We have 27 taps highlighting the best of our regions craft beers from more than 10 local breweries.