Downtown Asheville Brewery Tours

Our brewery walking tours were named among the top tours in the world by National Geographic because they are more than just another pub crawl.  BREW-ed offers the only brewery tours in Asheville led by internationally recognized beer experts. Our expert guides will take you behind the scenes of some of Asheville's best breweries. You'll sample several award winning beers at every stop all while getting a true insider look at craft beer in Asheville. And BREW-ed's brewery tours aren't just about the beer. In between breweries, we share Asheville's fascinating local history with our guests. BREW-ed is a different take on the traditional brewery tour. We hope you enjoy it.


CHoose your ASHEVILLE brewery tour

Thursdays 5:30-7:30

Our Thursday walking tours start at Hi-Wire Brewing in downtown Asheville and then to Catawba Brewing, one of Western NC's brewing pioneers.

2 Breweries in 2 Hours - $37

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Fridays 2:00-5:00

Friday tours start at Asheville Brewing Company before heading to Twin Leaf and finishing at Catawba Brewing.

3 breweries in 3 hours - $50

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Saturdays 11:30-1:30

Saturday's early walking tour starts at Hi-Wire Brewing's original downtown spot before heading to Brhamari Brewhouse, a local favorite.

2 breweries in 2 hours - $37

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Saturdays 2:00-5:00

Our Saturday afternoon tours start at Hi-Wire Brewing before heading to Catawba and finishing at Green Man.

3 breweries in 3 hours - $50

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Sundays 1:00-3:00

Our Sunday walking tours start at Hi-Wire Brewing's downtown location and finish at Catawba Brewing. A great way to end your weekend!

2 breweries in 2 hours - $37

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If you've got a group of six or more and want to customize a tour, let us know! We'll help you plan your own brewery adventure.


Brewery Tour Gift Certificates Are Also Available

Recognized as one of the top tours in the world by National Geographic Traveler



BREW-ed's brewery tours are more than just a pub crawl! Our brewery tours offer a complete immersion into Asheville’s craft beer scene. Discover how Asheville's brewers transform four raw ingredients into the huge variety of beer styles available today. Get special access to Asheville's breweries and hear the stories behind the pints. And while Asheville is known for great craft beer, the city also has an exciting past. In between stops your brewery tour guide will share stories of how this little mountain town became the destination it is today.


asheville's only expert LED BREWERY tours

Every one of our Asheville brewery tours is led by a Certified Cicerone® , an internationally recognized expert when it comes to beer.  Our guides are obsessed with beer and use that passion to run the most unique brewery tours Asheville has to offer.   



Downtown Asheville is home to thirteen breweries.  Why not walk?  Our walking brewery tours of downtown Asheville let you experience the city.  Asheville was a cosmopolitan playground for the wealthy during the roaring twenties, earning it the nickname "The Paris of the South," and we have lots of stories to share.  Hear about the missing mountain, the skyscraper that never was, and how the railroad changed everything. .       .      



At each stop, our brewery tour guides will pour several beers to showcase what makes each brewery unique.  Variety is the spice of life, so we encourage tour participants to try everything!  Our greatest compliment is when we hear you're enjoying a beer you never would have ordered on your own.