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Canvassing Western Carolina – Part 3

Just a few more destinations to go and the mileage is piling up.

Tipping Point Brewing and Tavern - WaynesvilleOn to Tipping Point Brewery and Tavern! A nice tavern in the middle of downtown Waynesville. What caught my eye right away were the bar stools which, thinking they resembled motorcycle seats, were actually drummer seats. They look like the old apple seats on a bike and I’ve never seen them in a bar setting – it was really cool. The wait staff was great – very helpful and attentive since we got there a bit early and we waited around a bit. We got a chance to taste their current brews on tap – EdelWeiss and Chunky Gal Amber – smooth and easy to drink!! We met up with  Jon Bowman, one of the owners, who gave us a tour of their brewing facilities downstairs. He was proud to show off their keg washer and that they had one of the original kegs from a brewery way back when called “Smoky Mountain Brewery”. Those of you who knew the North Carolina craft beer market in the nineties might remember them.