Blue Ghost Brewing Company is located near the Asheville Airport. They offer a variety of craft beers such as: IPA, a pale ale, a blonde and a stout. The Brewery is family friendly so the tasting room is well stocked with games and toys for youngsters and Blue Ghost also serves soft drinks.
Bold Rock Hard Cider – is the biggest craft cider maker in the Carolinas. The Mills River cidery uses apples sourced only from Henderson County. The Cidery offers complimentary daily tours and tastings and features an expansive tasting room with overhead views of the bottling line. Relax on our patio as you enjoy one of 6 award-winning varieties of Bold Rock Hard Cider. Tasting room open – Monday – Sat 11am- 6pm & Sunday 12noon-6pm,
Flat Rock Cider Works Taproom – is located in Historic Downtown Hendersonville. The Taproom serves eight ciders, four beers and local wine, plus fruit that is locally picked and pressed.
Oskar Blues Brewery – is America’s first hand-canned craft beer. Their east coast brewery and Tasty Weasel Tap Room are located near Pisgah National Forest in Brevard. Located approximately 18 miles from downtown Hendersonville.
Oskar Blues REEB Ranch is a145-acre farm which is a haven for mountain bikers, a place to grow hops, pasture land for spent grain-fed cows, and a music & event space, all against the beautiful backdrop of Dupont State Recreational Forest. Oskar Blues REEB Ranch offers rental accommodations that include a 1940s cabin with waterfall views, the barn apartment with bike park and pasture views, and tent camping available. Riding trails in DuPont State Recreational Forest and Pisgah National Forest. Located in Henderson County, approximately 11 from downtown Hendersonville.
Saint Paul Mountain Vineyard – is located on 10 acres, with panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Vineyard grows 14 varieties of wine-grapes. The winery’s tasting room serves Reisling blends, red Cabernets and Chardonnays, each with dry and semi-sweet versions. Hours are Sunday 12pm – 6pm, Monday – Thursday 11am – 6pm, Friday & Saturday 11am – 7pm.
Sanctuary Brewing Company is a nano brewery and taproom dedicated to making small batch, high quality artisanal ales. The Brewery features classic styles like Belgian farmhouse ales, American stouts and West Coast IPAs. Friendly leashed pets are welcome.
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company – has set the standard for artisan brewers worldwide as a winner of numerous awards for a wide variety of beers and ales, including the legendary Pale Ale. Sierra Nevada’s east coast brewing, bottling and distribution operation in Mills River is located 10 miles from downtown Hendersonville, south of Asheville. The Taproom offers 20 beers on tap. The restaurant serves farm-to-table dishes that are mainly supplied locally. Located in Henderson County on approximately 90 acres along the French Broad River. Guided tours of the brewery are offered 7days a week, reservations must be booked online (tours fill up quickly). Self-guided tours are also available (no reservations required). Taproom and Restaurant – open 7 days a week.
Southern Appalachian Brewery – is a local micro brewery located, one block from downtown Hendersonville. The tasting room is family and dog friendly serving beer, wine, soda and bottled water for non-drinkers and the under 21′s. They offer craft brewed ales including: Copperhead Amber, Black Bear Stout, and an IPA s well as a variety of seasonal, barrel-aged, and Belgian inspired wild and sour ales. The brewery hosts nightly live music and monthly art shows.
The Brewery Experience – offers walking tours of Historic Downtown Hendersonville and driving tours to Sierra Nevada, Bold Rock Hard Cider and Blue Ghost Brewing. The tours are hosted by a Certified Cierone – that’s the beer equivalent of a sommelier.
The Trolley Company, offers guided tours of Historic Hendersonville, Wine Tours, and special events. Call for dates & times. Holiday tours are offered late November through December. Groups may be arranged year round.