The Official Asheville Beer Week Schedule

All event information, including descriptions, provided by Asheville Beer Week. Events are free to attend, unless otherwise noted, and most are pay per beer. For location information, see the Draft Board profile on area breweries elsewhere in this guide. All events subject to change.

Saturday, May 25

All-day French Broad Brewing Specials
Mellow Mushroom
11 a.m.-11 p.m.
All French Broad beers are on special all-day long! $3.25/pint and $12/pitcher. These include Wee Heavy-er, Kolsch and IPA.

Food Pairings, Tour and Tastings
Lexington Avenue Brewery
Noon-11 p.m.
Come enjoy all pints for $3. Each night a different beer will be paired with a specially crafted dish. Before (or after) your dinner, join us for a brewery tour at 7 p.m. for only $5.

Just Brew It! Homebrew Festival
Wedge Brewing Company
Noon-4 p.m.
Ticketed
Just Brew It showcases WNC's homebrewer culture in order to highlight the quality and variety of beers produced in WNC’s homes, as well as, to raise awareness of the Living Wage Campaign in WNC. Just Economics, Asheville’s living wage advocacy organization, will host a tasting event featuring 50 homebrewers with more than 200 different beers including favorites like “Hoppy Habanero,” “Bourbon Brown,” “Mangolicious IPA” and “Princess Peach Pale.” Just Economics is looking for additional support for the concept of Living Wages and urges you to become a member of our organization and attend this ticketed event. For more details on supporting Living Wages in WNC or information on the tasting event and how to attend, please visit http://justeconomicswnc.org or call 505-7466.

Trail Mix Benefit
Altamont Brewing Company
3 p.m.-11 p.m.
Join us for a fundraising beer week party showcasing twelve small batch and specialty taps from local and regional breweries. Trail Mix will benefit the Appalachian Trail Conservancy in conjunction with more than 22 breweries. Come enjoy one part of Western North Carolina's culture while supporting another!

Oskar Blues Night
Thirsty Monk
Kick off beer week by getting the Blues in the Craft Bar.

Tribute to Colorado Breweries
Brixx Wood Fired Pizza
Noon-10 p.m.
Join us on Saturday and take home a free pint glass or two while we pay tribute to a few of the great American craft breweries from Colorado. New Belgium, Left Hand, Ska Brewing and Great Divide beers will be on tap all day Saturday!

Sunday, May 26

All-day Foothills Brewing Specials
Mellow Mushroom
11 a.m.-10 p.m.
All Foothills Brewing beers are on special all day long for $3.25/pint and /$12 pitchers. Beers include Foothill's Pale, Pilsner, Hoppyum IPA, Seeing Double DIPA and a seasonal selection.

Food Pairings, Tour and Tastings
Lexington Avenue Brewery
Noon-11 p.m.
Come enjoy all pints at $3! Each night a different beer will be paired with a specially crafted dish. Before (or after) your dinner, join us for a brewery tour at 7 p.m. for only $5.

Michigan Mayham Pints
Brixx Wood Fired Pizza
Noon-10 p.m.
Join us on Sunday for $4 Michigan drafts from New Holland Brewing, Bell's Brewery and Founders Brewing. Free logo pint glasses while supplies last!

LaZoom Sunday Beer Run
Pickup at French Broad Food Co-Op
2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
4 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
$25
Hop on the big, purple bus! Asheville's Feral Chihuahuas, Bruisin' Ales and LaZoom team up to bring you a beer and comedy explosion tour not to be missed. Wrap your mind around the area's beer history — as told by local funny guys, The Feral Chihuahuas. Includes beer on the bus and at least one brewery stop along the way!
For tickets, visit http://avl.mx/t4

IPA Euphoria
Thirsty Monk Downtown
3 p.m.-Midnight
IPAs will be taking over all 20 of The Thirsty Monk Downtown main-floor taps. IPAs all day from around the country. From singles to doubles and everything in-between, enjoy a day of total hoppy bliss.

Beer and Food Pairing with Catawba Valley Brewing
FIG Bistro
6 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of New American and French cuisine paired with some of WNC's best craft beers from Catawba Valley Brewing. We will present four food courses — each matched with a beer that appropriately accentuates the culinary experience. The pros from FIG and Catawba Valley Brewing will be on hand to guide you through the evening and discuss their creations. And, Catawba Valley Brewing will reveal the details surrounding its new Asheville brewery. Tickets/reservations available at Fig Bistro and Catawba Valley Brewing.

Monday, May 27

East Coast to West Coast
Universal Joint 784 Haywood Road, Asheville
IPAs and Beyond from Foothills and Lagunitas
11 a.m.-Midnight
Partial Tap-Takeover featuring Foothills and Lagunitas Special IPAs and various other rare beers. Buy a beer, get a pint glass while supplies last! Live DJ playing soul and funk from coast to coast.

All-day Green Man Brewing Specials
Mellow Mushroom
11 a.m.-10 p.m.
All Green Man beers are on special all day long for $3.25/pint and $12/pitcher. These include Green Man IPA, Porter and a seasonal selection.

Pint Specials, Food Pairings, Tour and Tastings
Lexington Avenue Brewery
Noon-11 p.m.
Come enjoy all pints at $3! Each night a different beer will be paired with a specially crafted dish. Before (or after) your dinner, join us for a brewery tour at 7 p.m. for only $5.

Twenty-four Draft Special
Brixx Wood Fired Pizza
Noon-10 p.m.
All of our drafts are on special all day for $1.95! Our draft selection includes Highland, Catawba, Green Flash, Founders, Asheville Brewing Company and many other great local and domestic craft beers on tap. Visit http://brixxpizza.com for the full list.

Perfect Day IPA Release Party
5 p.m.-10 p.m.
The release of our "Name the IPA" contest winner with the Chamber of Commerce. The winning name, "Perfect Day IPA," will be released at 5 p.m.. First 100 people to show up will receive a free "Perfect Day IPA" T-shirt!

French Broad Flight Night
Barley's Taproom
6 p.m.-11 p.m.
Sample each and every one of French Broad Brewery's delicious, delectable and downright cuddly beers in the warm environs of Asheville's granddaddy of beer bars, Barley's Taproom. Keep the glass-ism, take a T-shirt-ism and other novel, revolutionary beer-promoting strategies will be pioneered by Asheville's traditional, quality-obsessed and downright cuddly brewery, established quite a while ago.

Blue Mountain Brewery and Rogue Ale tap event
Thirsty Monk
Featuring Blue Mountain’s tasty brews and the release of Rogue XS Imperial Stout.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

All-day Sierra Nevada Brewing Specials
Mellow Mushroom
11 a.m.-10 p.m.
All Sierra Nevada beers are on special all day long for $3.25/pint and $12/pitcher. Beers include Pale, Torpedo and Summerfest.

Beer City Drafts & Pint Glass Giveaway
Brixx Asheville
11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Join us Tuesday as we kick off our new Tuesday draft special. All Beer City drafts only $3, and free logo pint glasses from the following breweries: Catawba, Oskar Blues, Highland, Asheville Brewing, Pisgah, Foothills, French Broad, Olde Hickory and Green Man.

Pint Specials, Food Pairings, Tour and Tastings
Lexington Avenue Brewery
Noon-11 p.m.
Come enjoy all pints at $3! Each night a different beer will be paired with a specially crafted dish. Before (or after) your dinner, join us for a brewery tour at 7 p.m. for only $5.

Flights & Bites
Lexington Avenue Brewery
Noon-11 p.m.
Enjoy a mini-flight of three beers, each paired with a delicious morsel created by our chef!

ABA Collaboration Beer Release
Bruisin' Ales
Noon-8 p.m.
Retail bottle release of ABA Collaboration Hoppy Saison and Green Man's Raugupatis!

ABA Collaboration Beer Release
Green Man Brewery
4-9 p.m.
The tapping and release of the first Asheville Brewer's Alliance Collaboration Brew! This Hoppy Saison was proudly brewed at Green Man with the help of 20 other brewing friends. Limited edition release of bottles will be available at Bruisin' Ales on May 28. Collaborators include: Altamont Brewing Co., Asheville Pizza and Brewing Company, BearWaters Brewing Co., Blue Mountain Pizza and Brew Pub, Burial Beer Co., Catawba Valley Brewing Company, French Broad Brewing Company, Green Man Brewery, Heinzelmannchen Brewery, Highland Brewing Company, Lexington Avenue Brewery, Nantahala Brewing Co., New Belgium Brewing, Pisgah Brewing Company, Riverbend Malt House, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, Southern Appalachian Brewery, Thirsty Monk, Tipping Point Brewing, Wedge Brewing Company, Wicked Weed Brewing.

New Belgium/Allagash Tap Takeover
Thirsty Monk Downtown
4 p.m.-Midnight
Our Friends from New Belgium and Allagash are teaming up to take over the Belgian bar at the Monk! We will be pouring rare beers from both breweries, eight New Belgium and eight Allagash. They are pulling no punches on this one, and are bringing in some really heavy hitters, rarities and one-off batches. This one is going to be an event to remember!

Yummy's Tasty Tuesday Trivia and Specialty Tap
Oskar Blues Brewery
4 p.m.-8 p.m.
We'll be tapping a special one-off Green Tea Saison in the Tasty Weasel Taproom at 4 p.m. At 6 p.m., gather your team for Yummy's Tasty Trivia. Exercise your beer lifting and brain muscles at the same time! Win prizes and everlasting street cred.

Duck. Rabbit. Pig.
Luella's Bar-B-Que
4 p.m.-9 p.m.
Luella's Bar-B-Que will host Duck Rabbit Brewing Co. for a beer and BBQ pairing menu called "Duck. Rabbit. Pig." The a la carte and 'cue menu will feature new smokey creations for proprietor and pit boss Jeff Miller, crafted for Duck Rabbit's full catalog of beers. Duck Rabbit limited release beers from the brewery will be available at the event. Brewery reps will be at Luella's to greet beer fans. Menu to follow. A la carte.

Smuttynose Beer Dinner
Jack of Hearts
First seating at 5:30 p.m. Second at 8 p.m.
Jack of Hearts hosts this four-course tasting dinner paired with eight different Smuttynose brews including: Shoals Pale Ale, Finest Kind IPA, Summer Weizen, Old Brown Dog Ale, Robust Porter and a few short batch surprises. In celebration of New Hampshire's premier craft brewery, chef Bill Klein will pair each course with two different beers, giving guests the opportunity to comment and select which beer they think suits the dishes best. Ticketed, $60 per person (includes, food, beverage and tax). Both 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. seatings require a reservation.

"It All Started Here" Beer Dinner
The Bier Garden
6 p.m.-9 p.m.
Come team up with The Bier Garden and Highland Brewing for a fun evening of great food and rare beers from Highland Brewing. Award-winning chef Joel Meadows will be preparing a four-course beer pairing dinner to go with the selections of some of the more rare items left in Highland's warehouse! Tickets will go on sale soon at highlandbrewing.com! Only 30 tickets available! $35 per person.

Five Breweries. Five Courses. Five Rare Beers
Wicked Weed Brewing
6 p.m.-10 p.m.
In the spirit of uniting the beer community, four of the newest Asheville breweries, Oskar Blues, New Belgium, Sierra Nevada and Wicked Weed have teamed up with Highland Brewing for a five-course beer dinner to celebrate the craft beer tradition in Western North Carolina. Joining forces at Wicked Weed Brewing's downtown Asheville location, each brewery will showcase their staple beer during a "Flagship Cocktail Hour" as well as a specialty variety they have hand selected to pair with one course. From 6-7 p.m., five representatives from each brewery will be available for an informal meet-and-greet session during the cocktail hour. Starting at 7 p.m., each guest will be invited to take a seat and enjoy the chef prepared courses. Only 80 tickets are available! $75 per person (includes tax). http://fivebeerdinner.eventbrite.com

French Broad Pints 'n' Pairings Evening
MG Road
6 p.m.-10 p.m.
French Broad's "food beers" are fizzing with anticipation over this match-up with MG Road's delectable small plates. Buy a pint, keep the glass and other fun stuff. Amuse-bouche, baby!

Beer & Baseball!
Presented by the Asheville Tourists and Bruisin' Ales
McCormick Field, 30 Buchanan Place, Asheville
6 p.m.-10:30 p.m.
Asheville Tourists and Bruisin' Ales bring Belgian pub food and Belgian-style beer for the a home game at McCormick Field. Nine innings — Nine breweries! Liefmans, Gouden Carolous, Allagash Brewery, Ommegang, The Bruery, Boulevard Brewing, Pisgah Brewing, New Belgiam and Weyerbacher. All breweries are bringing three specialties. Brewery reps on-site, and we welcome the brewer of Boulevard to Asheville for the first time. Join us for a casual night in a private space at the ballpark while we cheer on The Tourists! $60 per person, includes game ticket, all-you-can-eat buffet and unlimited beer samples. Tickets on sale soon at Bruisin' Ales.

Terrapin Beer Dinner with Head Brewer Spike Buckowski
Isis Restaurant and Music Hall
6 p.m.-10 p.m.
Come join Terrapin and Isis to celebrate beer week on the westside with a select, coursed dinner and beer pairing. On this special evening, Spike, head brewer and co-founder of Terrapin Brewing, will be joining for an informal meet-and-greet and to speak about the specialty beers available for the evening. So take a break, have a couple of beers and join us for a delicious dinner. Stick around for some free bluegrass in the lounge. Only 40 tickets will be available at http://www.isisasheville.com. Menu and price TBD.

Foothills Fiesta
Jack of The Wood
6 p.m.-10 p.m.
Jack of the Wood takes Foothills south of the border. Specialty cask and rare offerings from Foothills Brewing. Guest chef collaboration with a Mexican-inspired menu.

Smuttynose Brewing Beer Dinner
Jack of Hearts
6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Come join us for a wonderful multi-course dinner featuring Smuttynose brewing company. Head chef Bill Cline will be pairing a specific dishes with each Smuttynose beer. A few hard to find beers will be poured as well as some of their award winning flagship brews. Please 645-2700 reservations.

Smuttynose Beer Dinner (second seating)
Jack of Hearts
8 p.m.-10 p.m.
Jack of Hearts hosts this four-course tasting dinner paired with eight different Smuttynose brews including: Shoals Pale Ale, Finest Kind IPA, Summer Weizen, Old Brown Dog Ale, Robust Porter, and a few short batch surprises. In celebration of New Hampshire's premier craft brewery, chef Bill Klein will pair each course with two different beers, giving guests the opportunity to comment and select which beer they think suits the dishes best. Ticketed, $60 per person (includes, food, beverage and tax). Please call 645-2700 reservations.

Wednesday, May 29

All-day Pisgah Brewing Specials
11 a.m.-10 p.m.
All Pisgah Brewing beers are on special $3.25/pint and $12/pitcher. Beers include Pisgah Pale, IPA, Stout, Tripel and a seasonal selection. FREE entry.

California Tribute & Pint Glass Giveaway
Brixx Wood Fired Pizza
11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Join us while we pay tribute to some of California's great Craft Breweries for pints & logo glass giveaways. Lagunitas, Sierra Nevada and Green Flash drafts will be flowing all day. Come early before all the swag is gone!

Flights & Bites
Lexington Avenue Brewery
Noon-11 p.m.
Enjoy a mini-flight of 3 beers, each paired with a delicious morsel created by our Chef!

Pint Specials, Food Pairings, Tour and Tastings
Lexington Avenue Brewery
Noon-11 p.m.
Come enjoy all pints at $3! Each night a different beer will be paired with a specially crafted dish. Before (or after) your dinner, join us for a brewery tour at 7 for only $5.

French Broad Brewing Pint Night
Thirsty Monk South
4 p.m.-11 p.m.
Many French Broad beers on tap, as well as a special cask of special beer. Buy a pint keep the glass baby!

Bell's Tap Takeover
Thirsty Monk Downtown
4 p.m.-Midnight
Bell's Brewery is taking over the upstairs taphouse, featuring 20 Bell's taps with a wide range of products, including some extremely rare kegs brought straight from the brewery. Bell's representatives will be there to host the event.

Moe's Original BBQ: Highland Brewing Tap Takeover
5 p.m.-9 p.m.
Come join us down at Moe's Original BBQ as we host our friends from Highland Brewing Company for a tap takeover. We will have all the highland beers you know and love, and will even have a one off beer that you won't find anywhere else! A representative from Highland will here to talk beer, and answer any questions. Come join us for some delicious food, great beer, and good times!

Mini Fest with Sierra Nevada, Foothills Brewing and Star Point Brewing
Appalachian Vinter
5 p.m.-9 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate Asheville Beer Week with TJ Gardner of Sierra Nevada, Evan Crutchfield of Foothills Brewing & Tim Harper, owner of Starpoint Brewing of Carborro. Each brewery has released a few rare kegs for us to pour- things like super heady, ultra fresh Double IPA and Sexual Chocolate. Plenty of glassware and beer swag will be on hand too! Beat the crowds and relax here with us. We hope to see you there.

Barley's Taproom: Catawba Valley Brewing Pint Night
5:30 p.m.-9 p.m.
Celebrate Catawba Valley's 14th year in the beer business with a special pint night at Barley's. Buy the beer, keep the glass (while supplies last). Catawba's Brew Crew will be on-hand to talk beer and discuss their upcoming expansion in Asheville.

New Belgium and Oskar Blues Tap Takeover
West Asheville Lounge and Kitchen
5:30 p.m.-11 p.m.
New Belgium and Oskar Blues will be taking more than six draft lines each. Whether it's old favorites or one-offs you are looking for, there will be plenty of both on tap. WALK's kitchen will be preparing 4 dishes to be paired with 4 of the beers offered as well.

An Evening with Anderson Valley Brewing
6 p.m.-11 p.m.
Rare specialty offerings from Anderson Valley. Chef Jason Brian has created an Amuse-bouche, farmhouse inspired menu that will pair with Anderson Valley beers. Enjoy Old Time Appalachian music.

A Night of Nantahala Trail Magic
The Bywater
6 p.m.-11 p.m.
The Bywater presents Nantahala Brewing at for a night of Trail Magic special releases. We'll have Trail Magic No. 4 on tap and bottles of all previous releases available for purchase.

Stone Tasting with Head Brewmaster, Mitch Steele
Bruisin' Ales
6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Join Bruisin' Ales for a tasting and meet-n-greet with Mitch Steele, Brewmaster of Stone Brewing Company, California. He'll be signing his new book, "IPA: Brewing Techniques, Recipes and the Evolution of India Pale Ale." Get a signed copy of the book while supplies last! Beer samples include Stone's flagship IPAs: Stone IPA, Ruination, Sublimely Self-Righteous, and Cali Belgique.

Big Boss Cask and Pint Night Event
7 p.m.-Midnight
Please join the crew from Big Boss for an IPA pint night event featuring a dry-hopped cask of High Roller and Knight Night Black IPA on draft. Buy the beer, keep the glass while supplies last.

Thursday, May 30

All-day Oskar Blues Specials
Mellow Mushroom
11 a.m.-10 p.m.
All Oskar Blues cans on special for $3.

All-day New Belgium Brewing Specials
Mellow Mushroom
11 a.m.-10 p.m.
All New Belgium drafts are $3.25/pint and $12/pitcher. Plus, seasonal bottles are just $3 all day!

Tribute to North Cackalack's Great Craft Drafts
Brixx Asheville
11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Come down to South Asheville and have a beer from one of North Carolina's great breweries. Foothills, Lone Rider, Olde Hickory and Catawba to name of few. We'll have logo pint glasses to give away and other beer swag.

Pint Specials, Food Pairings, Tour and Tastings
Lexington Avenue Brewery
Noon-11 p.m.
Come enjoy all pints at $3! Each night a different beer will be paired with a specially crafted dish. Before (or after) your dinner, join us for a brewery tour at 7 p.m. for only $5.

Flights & Bites
Lexington Avenue Brewery
Noon-11 p.m.
Enjoy a mini-flight of three beers, each paired with a delicious morsel created by the LAB chef!

NC vs. SC Craft Beer Civil War
Thirsty Monk Downtown
4 p.m.-Midnight
North Carolina versus South Carolina beer war! All beers poured on main floor will be from the Carolinas. Patrons will vote for the winning state and beer. The winning state flag will be hoisted for the weekend and the trophy will reside at the brewery of the winning beer until next year. Special pints and T-shirts for the event, too!

Six Barrel Shootout
Highland Brewing Company
4 p.m.-8 p.m.
Join Highland Brewing for a night of gun-slinging Western fun as we try and "shoot out" eight timed-release specialty beers including a guest appearance of Cold Mountain! There will be a rock 'n' roll band, food, specialty barrel glassware for sale and a whole lot of fun to be had. Stetson's, plaid shirts and boots encouraged!

Homebrew Tasting and Q&A
Highland Brewing Company
4 p.m.-7 p.m.
Share homebrew and learn about the brewing process from expert homebrewers. We'll have two homebrews on tap and be ready to answer all your questions about the hobby. Already homebrewing? Bring in a few bottles of yours to share with others.

Amy's Weinhaus
The Weinhaus, 86 Patton Ave.
5 p.m.-9 p.m.
Join Amy Rubin from Oskar Blues Brewery as she starts taking over taps at The Weinhaus' brand-new bar and get a free OB glass with your pint!

Saison Tap Takeover
Wicked Weed Brewing
6 p.m.-11 p.m.
Love our saison series? We do too! In celebration of Asheville Beer Week, Wicked Weed is bringing back one keg of every saison we have brewed since our opening day. This massive tap takeover will include 10 saisons along with a special surprise from our barrel house!

Mitch Steele Extravaganza
Jack of The Wood
6 p.m.-11 p.m.
Jack of the Wood welcomes Stone Brewing's brewmaster, Mitch Steele. Mitch will be tapping a brewer’s choice cask and signing his book, IPA: Brewing Techniques, Recipes and the Evolution of India Pale Ale. A wide variety of Stone Brewing beers will be available with chef’s selection of small plate offerings. Live bluegrass music for your listening pleasure.

Small Plate Allagash Beer Pairing & Moog Mingle
The Market Place
6 p.m.-9 p.m.
The Market Place and Bruisin' Ales welcome Allagash present a casual, small-plate tasting and beer pairing with live Moog jazz music by Ben Hovey. Come mingle! Ticketed.

New Belgium and Foothills Specialties
Barley's Taproom
6 p.m.-11 p.m.
A co-bill event featuring specialties from both breweries, including Cocoa Mole from New Belgium and Sexual Chocolate from Foothill's Brewing.

Sunny Point & Sierra Nevada Southern Hospitality Beer Dinner
Sunny Point Café
6:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. (first seating)
7:30 p.m.-10 p.m. (second seating)
Share food, beer and Southern Hospitality at Sunny Point Café and welcome Sierra Nevada Brewing. Four course meal of delightful southern fare perfectly paired with beer from Sierra Nevada. This is the first of two seatings and we'll have guest speakers from Sierra Nevada on-site to describe the beers and talk about the new brewery. $40 per person

Carolina Premiere of "Crafting a Nation" Film
Ashevile Pizza and Brewing Company (Merrimon Avenue location)
7 p.m.-9 p.m.
10 p.m.- Midnight
Carolina Premiere of the independent film Crafting A Nation, A film about the craft beer movement in the USA, filmed in Austin, San Diego, Colorado and right here in Asheville. Meet the director and producers of the film after each screening. $10. Tickets available at the theater.

Fly Fishing Film Tour
Oskar Blues Brewery
8 p.m.-11 p.m.
Come drink a fresh Dale's Pale Ale while watching the Fly Fishing Film Tour on its final stop of the year at Oskar Blues new brewery in Brevard — right near some of the best fly fishing spots in the nation. http://flyfilmtour.com.

Friday, May 31

Hi-Wire Welcome Party
Thirsty Monk South
Noon
Featuring a plethora of brews form one of Asheville's newest brewery additions.

Big Boss Tap Invasion
The Bier Garden
4 p.m.-7 p.m.
Come join Sara and Nathan from Big Boss Brewing and The Bier Garden for an ultimate draft selection from Big Boss Brewing! Feature of the night will be the Night Knight Black IPA Cask! Awesome! We will have numerous other draft and bottle selections from Big Boss Brewing! What else are your doing on a Friday night besides drinking amazing beer and meeting new people? No excuses we'd love to have you!

Oskar Blues Special Tasting
Hops & Vines
4 p.m.-7 p.m.
Join us for an exclusive Oskar Blues draft release of Mamma's Yella Saison, plus classics like Dale's Pale Ale, G'Night and more of your favorites! Meet and greet with Amy Rubin and the brewers from Oskar Blues' new Brevard location.

Local Beer, World Cheeses
Greenlife Grocery, 70 Merrimon Ave., Asheville
4 p.m.-6 p.m.
All WNC beer paired withy cheeses from around the world. Co-presented by our Certified Cicerone and our Certified Cheese Professional.

Tapping of Foothills and Wicked Weed Collaboration
Wicked Weed Brewing
6 p.m.-11 p.m.
Wicked Weed Brewing and Foothill Brewery have come together to create a delicious N.C. beer just for Asheville Beer Week. Expect this beer to be delicious, creative and uniquely North Carolinian. Representatives from both Foothills and Wicked Weed with be available to drink and talk with everyone who attends.

Asheville Rare & Wild Beer Tasting
66 Asheland Ave., Asheville
6 p.m.-9 p.m.
All About Beer Magazine and Thirsty Monk are partnering with Pints for Prostates to bring you a one of a kind beer experience in Beer City, USA! Twenty-four highly acclaimed breweries are bringing their rarest, most wild creations yet. Sample these one of a kind beers, and mingle with the finest in the industry, all while benefiting Pints for Prostates. $75 per person. Tickets available at http://avl.mx/t7.

Saturday, June 1

Open House and Tour
Riverbend Malt House
11 a.m.-midnight
Learn how North Carolina grown barley, wheat and rye is processed into malt during this 60-minute tour. Riverbend operates the only floor-malting facility in the southeast and takes a truly artisan approach to their craft. Please email brent@riverbendmalt.com to reserve your spot.

Pint Specials, Food Pairings, Tour and Tastings
Lexington Avenue Brewery
Noon-11 p.m.
Come enjoy all pints at $3! Each night a different beer will be paired with a specially crafted dish. Before (or after) your dinner, join us for a brewery tour at 7 p.m. for only $5.

Pre- and Post-Beer City Festival Party
Thirsty Monk South
Noon

Beer City Festival
Roger McGuire Green, downtown Asheville
1 p.m.-6 p.m.
Beer City Festival is the brewers’ beer festival! The Fourth Annual BCF is the perfect way to wrap up ABW 2013 with a big community party. Every year, the Asheville Brewers Alliance teams up with the good people behind September’s popular Brewgrass Festival. This outdoor beer fest is held in Downtown Asheville on Roger McGuire Green with dozens of breweries and plenty of live music. SOLD OUT

Ongoing events

Tap Takeover and Special Bottles
Green Man Brewery
Green Man Brewery has 12 beers of its beers on tap, specialty brews from the cellar and special release on May 27 of Raugupatis Baltic Porter Aged in Whiskey Barrels, in 750 ml bottles. At Green Man, it's Asheville Beer Week all the time!

ABW Asheville Tap Takeover
Nantahala Brewing Company
Ends: June 2, 2013 – 12:00 am
We'll be featuring brews from our buds in Asheville throughout Asheville Beer Week. Look for us to tap a different brewery each day at 6 p.m. For more information, visit our website at http://nantahalabrewing.com.

Weeklong Beer Sale
Appalachian Vintner
All week long, 10 percent off all beer! Certain restrictions may apply, please see store for details.

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