In celebration of the warming weather we proudly present our newest brew, a traditional Belgian-style Witbier brewed with rolled oats, malted wheat, Organic barley and whole leaf hops. This seasonal offering has a nose of cloves and fresh fruit with a light quaffable body for the summer days ahead.
The darkest of Pisgah brews, the beer formerly known as Vortex II took a significant transformation when Pisgah brewers added a heavy dose (25lbs in 5bbls) of raw cocoa nibs to the brite tanks, thus creating what will now only be known as "Chocolatized". Congratulations to the brewers, as this Russian Imperial Stout aged on cocoa nibs brought home a coveted Gold Medal at the 2014 Great American Beer Festival for the Chocolate Beer Category.
Treat yourself to the drink of choice for Imperial Czars and Noblemen of the old Russian court. This brew is one of the richest of Pisgah beers, aged three months in the finest Kentucky Bourbon barrels with flavors of roasted sherry and oaky vanilla.
Dark and mysterious, this Pisgah beer is a tribute to Belgian tradition and our homebrew roots. Combining the rich flavor of the Baltic Porter with the subtleness of a special Belgian yeast strain, the Cosmos is born. We then age this marvel of brewing passion in Caribbean rum barrels for 87 days.
NOW AVAILABLE IN 6-PACK CANS FOR A LIMITED TIME!! This seasonably brewed Amber ale exudes a rich, toasted flavor from a base of four organic malts with a crisp hop finish brought on by the edition of Nugget, Centennial, and Mt.Hood hops. Our Amber ale is brewed bi-annually to coincide with the LEAF festivals in Black Mountain, NC. 10% of all proceeds go to LEAF in Schools and Streets. Treat yourself and your community.
This 9% Belgian-style ale was originally brewed to commemorate Pisgah's 200th batch. Packed with over one pound of cherries and raspberries per gallon, the Red Devil balances delicately between tart and not-too-sweet. Treat yourself to a half-pour of Red Devil with a half-pour of Nitro Stout on top for some chocolate covered cherries.
The hoppiest beer in Buncombe County! With over 3.5 grams of 4 distinct varieties of super high alpha hops per glas, lupulin lover rejoice! Triple Pale Ale!
How can it be a pumpkin beer with no pumpkins?... It can’t. Some do [use real pumpkin], some don’t. We’re doers. Serious doers, actually. With over 1000lbs of fresh fire-roasted pumpkins provided by our friends at New Sprout Farms, this is a REAL Pumpkin Ale.
Organic brown sugar and a moderate blend of whole hops give this English-style barley wine its smooth finish and extra body. At a hefty 10.3% ABV, this beer is a tribute to North America's largest salamander, the Hellbender. 2016 Hellbender Release info HERE.
This harvest-style ale celebrates the bounty of the seasons. Deep mahogany in color and evenly hopped, released now for the first day of Fall. This beer comes in at a comfortable 7.5% ABV. Happy Equinox everybody!
A local favorite returns! This summer seasonal is brewed with 2-row malted barley and white wheat. A heaping dose of blueberry puree lends this beer its flavor and aroma. A taproom exclusive!
The hardest working beer in Buncombe county, a hint of organic chocolate malt lends this classic brown ale a medium caramel infused body with a deep mahogany color. A malt forward presence showcases Pisgah's line of organic ingredients while leaving this beer remarkably drinkable.
Using nothing but whole-cone Citra and Simcoe hops, which is accompanied by a medium bodied grain-bill, the Pisgah DIPA boasts an 8.1% ABV and comes in at around 120+ IBUs. Once poured, the nose is immediately greeted with tropical notes of pineapple and grapefruit. A pleasant bitterness ensues moments later as this ale approaches the end of the palate, while the ale visually pleases with a medium-light color and appropriate head.
Extra pale ale deliciousness...
Pisgah's brown ale is made with Riverbend malt (grown in NC and malted in Asheville). A classic brown ale with a medium body and a deep brown color. Malty and a little bitter. Mmmmm.
Brewed with 64% malted white wheat and bittered with the American noble hop Mt Hood, the pale orange hue compliments zesty citrus notes in this unfiltered Spring Wheat Ale. Designed by the Pisgah Brewers to be a refreshingly light ale for the spring and summer months, enjoy on tap and in growlers.
This Imperial Session IPA was brewed with our brothers and sisters of the Asheville Brewers Alliance for release at this year's Beer City Festival 2016. An assortment of whole-cone hops lends to a fruity and fragrant nose, followed by a sensational bitterness only known to IPA's with a light grain bill and heavy hop dosage. Cheers to Asheville Beer! 6.9%
A German-style ale brewed for the Oktoberfest season. Our Kolsch is straw colored with a light body and a delicate malt aroma. It's the perfect festival and session beer!
This Belgian Noel takes its name from Jan Baptista Van Helmont, the Flemish chemist and physician who first discovered CO2 and coined the word "gas" by recognizing the existence of gases distinct from air. This energy luminary was the founder of pneumatic chemistry and also the first to bridge alchemy and early chemistry. Hats off to the man behind the bubble! Made with homemade candy sugar... Proost and Happy Holidays!
This belgian-style ale is light in esthers of banana and forward in citrus and bubblegum notes. Full in flavor yet light in body, this ale features Bastogne Gold yeast from Belgium. 7% abv
This year's Bacon Stout was brewed special with hand selected ingredients chosen by our friends at Blind Pig Supper Club of Asheville. Using Benton's Smokehouse Farms bacon, Riverbend Malts and Coates Family Farms Sorghum Molasses. This one-of-a-kind stout is chock full of Bacon flavor, from the smokey first sip to the rich bodied finish. Officially known as Benton's Bacon Snout!
We proudly present the 2nd annual edition of the Butcher Babe Smoked Porter, brewed in honor of local butchery and meat shop Butcher Babe right here in Black Mountain, NC! Roasted barley and notes of chocolate balance this porter brewed with a special (and literal) smoked malt. A late edition of local honey from Sunbird Honey Farms adds a subtle sweetness to this bold brew. Enjoy this well-rounded, unique beer, reminiscent of an open fire.
How can it be a pumpkin beer with no pumpkins?... It can’t. Some do [use real pumpkin], some don’t. We’re doers. Serious doers, actually. With over 1000lbs of fresh fire-roasted pumpkins provided by our friends at New Sprout Farms, this is a REAL Pumpkin Ale. And THEN... we age our REAL Pumpkin Ale on some REAL raw cocoa nibs from local chocolate heroes French Broad Chocolates. BOOM!!
Roasted dark malts with a pound per barrel of toasted coconut make this Coconut Porter an unforgettable beer. Brewed exclusively for the Blind Pig Supper Club "Food Truck Battle" event. Find this beer on tap at Pisgah Brewing Company and at local Blind Pig Supported Restaurants in Asheville. Chock-full of coconut love!
Pisgah's tribute to the Belgian tradition and our home-brewing roots, this recipe comes directly out of Dave's old homebrewing notebook. We combine the rich flavor of a Baltic porter with the subtleness of a special Belgian yeast strain, imagine bananas dipped in dark chocolate liquified in your beer glass. Honor tradition, Respect beer.
This 17th century traditional is a Pisgah staff favorite. Our German-style bock is brewed with Munich malt, whole-leaf hops, and the right German yeast strain to give it the authenticity this style deserves. Originally brewed for lent to serve as liquid bread for the monks, this beer is loaded with notes of toasted barley malt and backed-up with hint of caramel and toffee. This rare German treat goes down smooth and finishes clean!
An English version of a pale ale, our ESB is brewed with a toasted malt for a deep copper color and toasty aroma. The authentic English Ale yeast balances the hops and provides and oaky ester.
Extra pale ale made with Cascade hops!
Named for the style's origin as a Farmhouse Ale, Saison's are traditionally brewed with the leftover crops of the late fall season and aged for consumption in the following summer. Our saison is light in body with a crisp bitterness to the palate while leaving room for a floral finish. And easy drinking warm weather beer, our Ferme Saison comes in at 4.8% abv
Dry, crisp, and clean, this authentic German lager is cold fermented and lagered for six weeks. This pilsner is straw colored and a bit bitter with a soft flower aroma.
RELEASED 8/12/16: Little Slaty is an Extra Pale Ale focused on an aromatic hop profile and a medium-light grain bill. Alternated additions of Mosaic and Chinook lend to this crisp, pungent hop flavor without sacrificing refreshment. The 7-sisters IPA series is named for the mountain range that overlooks the brewery in the Swannanoa River Valley of which Greybeard Mountain (namesake for Pisgah's Greybeard IPA) is the father mountain.
Delicate and Light, we've waited a long time to brew this delicious treat! It's 40% corn and 4.75% ABV. A hint of flowery, spicy hops with a light grain backbone make this beer a complete success. Squeeze a lime and enjoy this "Yacht Rock" of beers...¡no lo pierda!
Independently brewed in the rebellious Buncombe County, this Breakfast Stout is an intrepid sojourn into a realm of heady flavor. Notes of dark roasted coffee and chocolate awaken the pallet after a strong nose of Bourbon from this barrel aged beast laid to rest 11 months in Four Roses Bourbon Barrels. Please enjoy with friends and the appropriate amount of caution. This beer is no Bunk! 11.8% ABV
**AVAILABLE 11/11/14** - In the spirit of Greybeard IPA comes a new hoppy delight... Brushy Knobb IPA (like Brushy Knobb mountain of the 7-sisters range) is a Citra focused ale on the hot-side with a combination of Citra and Chinook hops added on the cold side while finishing. This pleasantly bitter brew is stuffed with hops in the west-coast tradition of IPA's. The Citra and Chinook hops deliver a fruity and pungent aroma on the nose, while Citra carries it home with the desirable bitter aftermath left on the pallet. 6.8% ABV
RELEASED 9/15/16: We have taken our classic Porter recipe, added some appropriate "umph" in the already diverse roasted grain bill, and then finished on raw Vanilla Beans from Madagascar. THEN... we run it on NITRO!! The result is a full-bodied brew of dark color, with subtle sweetness noticed on the first approach while the calming Vanilla flavors ease the palate before the roasted notes fill out the flavor profile. Smooth like a milkshake, just like a great nitro beer should be. Salud!
In the Sprit of Metanoia comes the latest creation of the barrel-aging program at Pisgah Brewing. Known as Pisgah Oak Aged Pale (P.O.A.P.) this beer is exactly as it sounds - the classic Pisgah Pale Ale aged for a year in Oak wine barrels. A proprietary blend of barrels makes this unique sour beer tart and robust from start to finish. Released in a limited run of 750ml bottles on 11/25/14. 4.8% abv
Crisp and delicious is the only way to describe our newest warm weather treat! Made with Best Pilsen malt, German lager yeast, Mt Hood and Chinook hops this lovely beer comes in at 5% ABV
This blonde, English-style drought beer is pushed through a nitro creamer faucet which creates a classic 'whipped cream,' foamy head and waterfall pour. A light 4 %ABV and lower carbonation produces the ultimate session beer.
A caramel, malty red ale that is balance by American bittering and aroma. Hops after the whirlpool and dry hops give a crisp, full hop flavor. 5% ABV
This Belgian-style blond drinks like a lager, but is brewed as an ale fermenting at 60 degrees. A light, session-able beer, Brewer's Reserve will only be available as a limited release in small batches as well as for special barrel-aged releases.
At Pisgah we're all about pushing the envelope and broadening our horizons! Getting away from the big, bold flavors of hopped-up ales and such, we explore the other end of the spectrum with this fine American lager.
The third installment of our Seven Sisters IPA series, this session IPA represents the smallest mountain of the sisters and is brewed with Columbus, Chinook, and Nugget hops. 4.9% ABV
The 2nd in the 7-sisters series of IPA's, the Stomping Knobb IPA is a mouthful of floral hop aroma and bitterness to match as it goes down. Focusing on the Columbus hop, Stomping Knobb IPA also features a delicate balance of Citra and Chinook that gives this beer a distinct bitterness while keeping the grain bill light as to focus on the hop flavors. This beer is named for one of the middle range peaks of the 7-sisters range in the Swannannoa River Valley, of which Greybeard is the father mountain.
This blonde ale is made with the finest organic 2-row barley malt, whole leaf Mount Hood hops, Nugget hops, water, and top-fermenting ale yeast. Old-school Pisgah classic.
A collaboration of local proportions, we brewed this beer in conjunction with 98.1 The River and Pisgah Brewing Company as a promotion leading up to the 2016 installment of Winter Warmer. Brewed using whole cone Nugget and Chinook hops, this beer also features a "homegrown" twist in utilizing NC Malts from local malt house Riverbend Malts. The result is a light bodied ale that is refreshingly bitter and easy on the pallet. Cheers!
A new summer refreshment, this crisp wheat beer is brewed with 2-row malted barley and white wheat. A heaping does of blueberry puree and Peach gives this beer a fruity sensation to the drinker. A taproom exclusive!
RELEASED 9/15/16 - 4packs (12oz cans) AVAILABLE! This robust Coffee Stout is a mouthful of flavor! A dark, roasty grain bill stands as the backdrop for a galaxy of coffee aroma and flavor, made possible by local organic bean roasters Dynamite Roastery. A Pisgah fan favorite, Valdez is brewed bi-annually and never lasts as long as the flavor. 6.5% ABV
RELEASED 9/15/15: We have taken our classic Porter recipe, added some appropriate "umph" in the already diverse roasted grain bill, and then finished on raw Vanilla Beans from Madagascar. The result is a full-bodied brew of dark color, with subtle sweetness noticed on the first approach while the calming Vanilla flavors ease the palate before the roasted notes fill out the flavor profile. Salud!