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 […]
Five years ago, AVL Beer Week began — as many great things do — over a few locally crafted beers among friends. Developed as a means to support and promote Asheville’s craft brewing industry, AVL Beer Week has now become a local tradition in its own right.
In recognition of National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Asheville Brewers Alliance has entered into a unique partnership with local sexual assault and prevention organization Our VOICE.
The Asheville Brewers Alliance’s upcoming AVL Beer Expo is aimed at giving attendees an educational craft beer festival by limiting attendance and holding informational panels. Meanwhile, Hi-Wire Brewing is getting ready to roll out its new sour and wild-fermented brews.
Burial is planning a large-scale brewing expansion and more for its new 1.4-acre property.
Six local breweries were awarded the Solar Energy Industries Association Solar Champion Award Monday afternoon for their leadership in bringing solar energy to Western North Carolina and the brewing industry.
A large crowd of out-of-towners and locals turned out to sample brews from more than 30 craft breweries at the 2015 Beer City Festival on Saturday, May 30.
Most of us in Asheville only notice the Asheville Brewers Alliance during Asheville Beer Week, if we notice them at all. That’s when a group of volunteers from the ABA organize and promote the dozens of events that happen that week — and help pull off the Beer City Festival.
The Putt Pirates sign up their team for “Sink it and Drink It,” a combination pub crawl and putt-putt tourney hosted by Mountain Xpress and Sweet Tee Mini Golf. (Photo by Bill Rhodes)
According to Thirsty Monk owner Barry Bialik, Sierra Nevada Brewing CEO Ken Grossman told Asheville brewers that Sierra Nevada is considering a 50-acre site on French Broad River, but no decision has been made yet.
Even the most well-intentioned beer list can fail if servers don’t know how to sell it. Enter Beer 101, a Course for Servers.