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Flat Top Brewing

567 Main St E, Banner Elk, NC 28604-8974
+1 828-898-8677
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Nice little brewery - nice beer

A small friendly brewery with a nice selection of beers for after a hike. The staff were friendly... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dave P
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Spartanburg, South Carolina
Forgettable

The bar has swag hanging off it. There are visible bags of chips in the bar area. The brewing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Barista90
,
Sevierville, Tennessee
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Brewery and Taproom located in Banner Elk, NC making high quality craft beer using superior mountain spring water
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“great beer” (6 reviews)
“pool table” (3 reviews)
“brown ale” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 14:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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567 Main St E, Banner Elk, NC 28604-8974
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+1 828-898-8677
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"main room"
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"friendly folks"
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"great afternoon"
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"worth a stop"
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"kolsch"
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"ipa"
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"darts"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A small friendly brewery with a nice selection of beers for after a hike. The staff were friendly and all the beers we tried (4) were very good. We particularly liked the English style ale so bought a 4 pack of cans to go. Unfortunately...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The bar has swag hanging off it. There are visible bags of chips in the bar area. The brewing area was a cluttered mess. 2 different beers were forgettable. Bartender was pleasant and the highlight of the experience. Overall, a forgettable brewery in a great...More

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mark r, Owner at Flat Top Brewing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting our taproom. I'm sorry the swag and snacks behind the bar were offensive to you. We use this area to display the merchandise we have available; especially new shirt releases, etc. As for the clutter, we do our best to pack...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped in after a hike at this brewery. They had a good selection of beer and a nice top room. When we were there there were many children running around. They also had a pool table and other games, but those areas were full...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Hit this place up for the first time on vacation. Owner was friendly, beer flight was great and and the atmosphere was chill and friendly. Bonus that there was a food truck out front as well. There are some game areas is the back too.

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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Located in a pseudo strip mall with the police station next door this brewery leaves a lot to be desired. The bonus for us is it was kid friendly to where our two kiddos ( 5 and 3) were adequately entertained with various puzzles. The...More

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mark r, Owner at Flat Top Brewing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting our taproom. We usually experience over-carbing/pressure issues with our long draw draft system so I'm surprised to hear you were served beer with insufficient carbonation. Please give us another chance I promise you won't receive undercarbed beer. And, you and your...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Second time there and good as ever...friendly folks and great beer. Always seem to have a few and end up buying a couple of 4packs of roll cast! Give it a try and you’ll be a repeat customer....

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

I loved sitting outside and drinking our beer with a view. The beer was good and the service was excellent.

Thank wattyates
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

This spot has some good beer options - really liked the Heffiweisen! We did a flight and liked quite a few of them! Check out their game room too!

Thank StefJax
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Awesome place with friendly owners-Yumiko- you were so attentive and personable. Beer excellent. However, as other reviewers noted once the toddlers arrived we packed it up. I would suggest if you get there earlier in day before families come with their children you will have...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a few drinks while in town, bartender was great and a cool band was playing! Warm Fireplace

1  Thank Adam G
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Response from Frank R | Reviewed this property |
They had one over the bar for sure; can’t remember if there were more.
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