Appalachian Vintner

Probably the best bottle shop in Asheville plus 20 beer and 12 wine taps. 745 Biltmore Ave #121, Asheville, NC 28803AppalachianVintner.com For my money this is the best bottle shop in town offering hundreds if not a thousand plus bottles. This place is guaranteed to have beer you’ve never had, heard about, and will have…

Russian River Brewing

This distinguished brewery features 22 taps and a huge selection of merchandise and bottles to go. Also a restaurant, a full menu is provided amid a decor of old brewery memorabilia. 725 4th St, Santa Rosa, CA 95404RussianRiverBrewing.com Flights are offered, big ones. Their full menu features appetizers, pizza bites, salads, sandwiches, chicken wings, calzones,…

The Craft Stand

There are 30 taps on their Untappd menu in this shop/bar which also features 4 large dry shelves and 5 refrigerated stacked with craft brews; about half of them local. There is a 14 seat bar and several tables providing plenty of seating.

Carolina Ale House

This chain restaurant came across as so very promising; a large space with a ton of televisions and a whopping 72 taps, yet the beer list is not going to excite a craft beer lover. 

Broudys Fine Wine and Spirits

An area chain featuring mostly wine and liquor, the beer selection in this liquor store is impressive. There are dozens of refrigerated cabinets as well as a refrigerated room full of beer.