Highland releases its first seasonal of 2017, Burial sells its last batch of Skillet Donut Stout cans until June and more.
Asheville Brewing and Deschutes release a collaborative bock, Pisgah releases this year’s Vanilla Porter and Wedge debuts a ginseng ESB.
The new year is bringing a new batch of beers to the local market — some bottled, others draft. Plus, there’s a new cider from Bold Rock. Here’s a rundown of what’s in the works. Asheville Brewing has teamed with Deschutes brewery of Bend Oregon to release Nottoway River Rye Bock. The draft beer arrives […]
The brewery’s second location at the Foundation doubles brewing capacity and features a more spacious taproom.
**UPDATED JAN. 13** Hi-Wire releases bottles of its new Foeder Brett Saison, Burial features Holy Mountain saisons and more.
It seems every beer event in Asheville has its own distinct vibe. That is particularly true with the second iteration of the AVL Beer Expo, coming up Saturday, Feb. 18, at The Venue downtown. All the breweries taking part are members of the Asheville Brewers Alliance, and the emphasis is on creating an intimate environment rather […]
Since its debut a decade ago, Winter Warmer has established itself as one of the foremost beer festivals in Western North Carolina. And with its focus on sturdy, warming brews, it remains a favorite among locals looking to take the edge off the winter chill.
**UPDATED JAN. 6** Sierra Nevada, Burial and Catawba release new beers, and Cliff Mori teaches two classes in the coming week
Craft brewing is a business driven by a strong sense of place, and industry people tend to be passionate about their communities. Environmental sustainability is a high priority for craft breweries of every scale, and as Asheville’s prominence as an East Coast brewing hub continues to grow, regional breweries’ efforts to protect their environment have […]
Asheville-area brewery representatives name their favorite local and non-local beers from 2016 and what they’re looking forward to in the new year.
**UPDATED DEC. 29** Asheville area breweries close out 2016 and ring in 2017 with new beers.
Appalachian Vintner’s annual holiday auction supports local children’s organizations.
Burial releases its first 500-milliter bottles, Bhramari releases its first cans and holiday hours will be posted throughout the week.
The holiday season is in full swing, and there’s so many celebratory possibilities that it would be easy to miss out on something big — lights shows, a trolley tour, a naughty elf and good music are all on the list.
It was a (quite literally) jam-packed night with tons of guests sitting in with each group’s sets.
**UPDATED DEC. 18** Thirsty Monk gets in the Star Wars spirit, Twin Leaf collaborates with Friends of the Smokies and more.
From holiday brews to books to shampoo, there are plenty of beercentric gifts available in all price ranges.
In this week’s Asheville beer news, Whistle Hop Brewing hosts its grand opening, Burial Beer ushers in the holidays with its Velvet Magnum Christmas Party and Habitat Tavern and Commons offers Pints with Professors.
In the months since West Asheville’s old Altamont Brewing was sold and rebranded as UpCountry Brewing, many on the local beer scene have wondered what new owner John Cochran would do with the place. Cochran is one of the South’s pioneering craft brewery owners, having co-founded Terrapin Brewing of Athens, Ga., and helped build it into […]
**UPDATED DEC. 3** Hi-Wire offers membership to its RingMaster VIP Beer Club, Blue Ghost taps Jack Daniel’s Barrel-Aged Scotch Ale and more.