No trip to North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains is complete without a visit to a fantastic local brewery! Craft beer is Western North Carolina’s claim to fame, after all. The town of Hendersonville is located in the heart of this stunning region, and this is where you can find several of these exceptional breweries! Here’s why Southern Appalachian Brewery in Hendersonville, NC, needs to be on your shortlist.
Before packing your bags for Southern Appalachian Brewery in Hendersonville, NC, be sure to create an itinerary! Enjoying tasty microbrews is just one of many ways to spend quality time here. There are also plenty of outdoor adventures to be had, lovely boutiques to shop in, and excellent restaurants to visit. Access our free Hendersonville Travel Guide for a complete list of the area’s best activities and attractions!
Everything You Need to Know About Southern Appalachian Brewery in Hendersonville, NC
What to Know Before Visiting
Southern Appalachian Brewery in Hendersonville, NC, is a craft beer lover’s oasis! Everything is brewed in-house, so quality is closely monitored. This popular spot is a 13-minute walk (or five-minute drive) from The Henderson, downtown Hendersonville’s premier bed and breakfast! Pop into this brewery at 822 Locust Street anytime between Wednesday and Sunday. The best part? It’s dog-friendly!
There are so many delicious, local, and sometimes hard-to-find beer choices to browse at Southern Appalachian Brewery. Here’s a sampling of what you’ll find here:
- Belgian Blonde Ale: This citrusy, fruity beer is the perfect balance of sweetness and a crisp, dry finish. It’s a fantastic beer for summertime sipping!
- Copperhead Amber Ale: This dark brew is bold and brooding, just like the venomous snake species after which it was named. You’ll love it’s crisp, caramel flavor!
- Black Bear Stout: Named after Western North Carolina’s resident bear species, this stout is robust, full-bodied, and chocolaty.
- Pilsner: A favorite of locals and visitors alike is the Southern Appalachian Brewery pilsner, a Bohemian-inspired beer with spicy notes and a smooth, malty taste.
When you visit, be on the lookout for rotating seasonal flavors, too! There’s always something new to sample at this watering hole.
The Tasting Room
The best way to experience Hendersonville’s Southern Appalachian Brewery is to schedule a visit to the tasting room. It’s a perfect activity for groups — kids and four-legged friends are welcome in the tasting room! You’ll love sampling plenty of beers, perfectly paired with a “Brezel” from Underground Baking Company (one of Hendersonville’s best bakeries)!
Another fun aspect of Southern Appalachian Brewery is the on-site events! Before visiting, be sure to check the brewery’s calendar and choose an event that’s perfect for you and your group. Live entertainment often makes an appearance here, including local DJs, jazz bands, guitarists, and more.
The Henderson is the closest and best place to stay if you’re planning a trip to Hendersonville’s local breweries. Our historic inn is a truly unique accommodation! We treat you like family and welcome you personally to one of our beautifully restored guest rooms. In addition, all of our guests enjoy premium amenities like a complimentary gourmet breakfast and voucher for a drink at Harvey’s, our on-site restaurant and lounge, each day. Settling in for a good night’s sleep in a comfortable bed after a delicious dinner is a perfect way to end a day of exploring the best things to do in Hendersonville! Here at The Henderson, we even offer unique specials and packages to help you make the most of your stay.
Ready for an unforgettable mountain vacation? Check our availability today and get started planning your trip. We look forward to hosting you!
Love Southern Appalachian Brewery? We recommend visiting Sanctuary Brewing Company (another one of our favorite breweries in Hendersonville) next!