The Quest for the Holy Grain - Best Beer Retailers
North Carolina

 

 

Bruisin' Ales
66 Broadway Street  
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 252-8999

Bruisin' Ales is a bottle shop in downtown Asheville.
World famous, it is surprisingly small, maybe twice the size of your living room.
Bruisin' Ales bills themselves as offering "over 1000 brews from around the world and around the corner."
There are shelves around the perimeter and a display in the center of the far half, with the cash register setup in the center of the near half. They have bottles, cans and bombers of many of the world famous beers. There are few local beers as most of the local breweries only produce draft beer.
Customers are allowed to mix a six-pack from their constantly rotating stock.
Bruisin' Ales also sells paraphenalia and tee shirts from the local establishments.