French Broad River Brewery

Has been brewing quality craft beer in the heart of Asheville, North Carolina since 2000. We were one of the original breweries to shape the craft beer culture that flourishes today in our hometown. Named after the iconic French Broad River, we are continuously inspired by its rolling waters and thriving wildlife. We embody the life and spirit of the river in all that we do.

Expanded Food Offerings Alongside Local Partners

January 16, 2023

We are pleased to introduce our newest food partner: French Broad River Pizza. Located in the former Papa Nick’s space onsite here at the taproom, French Broad River Pizza offers hot slices made to order, whole pies for sharing over some live music, and many more options such as salads and apps. 

French Broad River Pizza is a collaboration between French Broad River Brewery and …

Holiday Vendor Market

December 3, 2022

Come Join us DEC. 3rd & 17th 2-7pm in the taproom for some Holiday shopping!

Lots of local artists and vendors will be setting up booths to sell their goods while you enjoy a pint or two.

All Ages, No Cover and Food available from Original Papa Nicks

December 3, 2022

Poor Boaters Rations

August 1, 2018

We are proud to brew this beer with our friends French Broad Adventures. This beer is a Juicy Session IPA for all the boaters and fans of boaters all around. ?Poor Boaters Rations (PBR) ? Released Wednesday August 1st in our Tap Room and local bars around WNC. So be on the look out for this tasty beer and know 10% of all sales are …

Introducing a Refreshed Brand at Brewgrass Festival

September 15, 2017

On Saturday, September 16th, French Broad River Brewery will preview their newly redesigned brand at the Asheville Brewgrass Festival. Since taking over ownership in June, Paul Casey and his wife Sarah engaged with a North Carolina advertising agency to refresh the brand.

“The first thing we did was add the word River back into the name. And everything about the brand design, …

New Family Owners!

June 2, 2017

We’re happy to announce that Paul and Sarah Casey are the new owners of French Broad Brewery.

The founding partners of French Broad have spent twenty years slapping paint, grinding concrete, and worrying about money, and it’s been great to see the Asheville beer scene grow to higher and higher heights. We’ve been looking for partners for a while, seeking the next level without compromising …