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From the Raleigh News&Observer

“Made in NC: Asheville Becomes Hub of State’s Growing Craft Beer Industry,” by John Frank

Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/08/25/3136005/made-in-nc-asheville-becomes-hub.html#storylink=cpy

Asheville held the title of Beer City USA, winning an online poll four years in a row starting in 2009. And its place on the beer map – and likewise the state’s status – became ensured in the past year as three national craft brewers opened or announced new operations in North Carolina.

“We’ve gone from a very small handful of breweries 20 years ago,” said Leah Wong Ashburn, vice president at Highland Brewing, Asheville’s first “legal” brewery. “Dramatic doesn’t even begin to explain what’s happened in 20 years.” …

Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/08/25/3136005/made-in-nc-asheville-becomes-hub.html#storylink=cpy

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