Where it all started
Located in downtown Asheville, the Brewpub is the original home of Wicked Weed Brewing housing a full restaurant, downstairs beer bar, bottle shop, and original 15 barrel brewery. Complete with a dog-friendly patio and cocktail area at both levels, guests are sure to find the brewery experience suited to them.
Pernicious implies influence that is harmful in a way not easily noticed. This beer is harmful, not because of overwhelming hop bitterness, but because its balanced brightness insidiously ruins your expectations for all other IPAs. This hop delivery vehicle is crafted to enjoy fresh and often and because of its drinkability and clean finish you’ll never look at IPAs the same again. The harm is done.
Black Angel is aged in bourbon barrels on over 1.5 pounds per gallon of tart Michigan Montmorency cherries. It rests in the barrels for approximately 9 months and is then artfully blended to achieve complexity.
The second beer to hit distribution in our Beers that Build series, a portion of the proceeds for this juicy IPA are donated to hurricane relief efforts in the Southeast.
Wicked Weed ciders pay homage to local terroir. Apple orchards checker the mountainsides of Western North Carolina, and we are proud to give this staple of local agriculture new life as cider. Our cider is fermented in our 2,000 gallon oak foeders with Brettanomyces harvested from local apples to lend a rustic, earthy, and dry character. This refreshing cider then conditions to develop complexity and depth.
Freak of Nature. Noun. 1. An unusual, unexpected natural phenomenon. 2. An outlying, west coast style double India Pale Ale brewed with an abnormally large quantity of hops. 3. A delicately crafted, and crushable ale designed for fresh and immediate consumption. 4. A hophead vice or downfall. Ex: Though warned about its habit-forming hoppiness, they were seduced by the dank, tropical, and drinkable Freak of Nature.
Sandiaca is an American sour ale aged in fresh gin barrels with brisk basil and bright watermelon. This botanical, tropical, and herbal sour ale showcases the complexity of our house culture in conjunction with the finest produce and barrel-aging. Once this beer reaches its peak, we blend the gin barrels to attain the perfect resonance of Rayburn Farms, North Carolina-grown basil and refreshing watermelon in a sour ale.
Inspired by rosé wines, La Bonté Rosé is fermented with our house brettanomyces culture. This beer is then blended with a portion of golden sour onto a half pound per gallon of small-batch Gewürztraminer grapes and Cascade skins from the 2018 harvest in the Willamette Valley of Oregon. It is then aged in stainless and in our Foeder until it reaches wine-like perfection.
Menage a Freak
Fresh pressed is a medium-bodied wheat ale that is hazy straw colored in nature. It is beautifully balanced with juicy and tropical fruit flavors. It’s brewed with mango, pineapple, and guava.
This easy-drinking session IPA boasts huge hop flavor and aroma from Amarillo, Citra, Mosaic, and Motueka hops, with low bitterness and low ABV. Additionally, a portion of proceeds from this session IPA benefit the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy, which protects our mountains and water.
Blueberry Pomegranate Kveik
Dr. Dank’s delectable botanicals offer the dankest of flavors to expand the mind, body, and palate. This hazy, citrus-strain of delightful dankness amplifies heady-hop notes with tangerine and passionfruit.