My Southern belle grandmother used to say ladies don’t drink beer. Here’s hoping the definition of “lady” has evolved since then to include beer-quaffing mamas like me.
It’s not every day that Highland Brewing Company produces a small-batch beer for a client. When it does, people take notice. And when the said client is Asheville’s Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa, there’s even more interest.
Here’s some of what’s happening on the beer scene in and around Asheville.
The let’s warm up with beer edition
In this week’s news, as reported on the “avleat” Twitter-feed: Comings and goings, raves and reviews, sweet bits, hot tips, and cooking classes for parents and children.
The Lexington Avenue Brewery invited folks to come out on a chilly Wednesday afternoon and sample its food as the new microbrewery prepares to open to the public.
There are 11 more weeks of winter, a thought which could drive anyone to drink. Luckily, the end of this month brings a beer festival geared toward exactly that.
It’s time to get out your calendar and plan for some upcoming local beer events.
Go west, beer lovers, to sample the creations of yet another new Western North Carolina brewery in the works.
Here’s a round-up of the latest news on Asheville’s beer scene.
Here’s a round-up of what’s happening on the Asheville beer scene, including release dates for Cold Mountain Winter Ale, an update on the upcoming Oktoberfest and the latest on the opening of Craggie Brewing.
There’s more good news on the health benefits of beer, especially for women. A recent study reveals that those of us who drink beer regularly have stronger bones than those who don’t.
If you missed out on Brewgrass tickets, you may have the chance to attend another locally run beer festival this spring.
In local beer news: Craggie Brewing hopes to receive a temporary license soon; more local food entrepreneurs are using craft beer in their recipes; Oktoberfest tickets are almost sold out and did you know there’s no such thing as “happy hour” in North Carolina? That and more in this week’s Brews News.
Take the Asheville Disclaimer Downtown Master Plan Challenge, and score a pair of passes to a night of brews and music
Bruisin’ Ales, the Orange Peel, Mountain Xpress and the Asheville Brewers Alliance have joined forces for the Beer City Bash, a celebration of our fair town’s recent Beer City victory. The party will feature beers from eight local breweries and three primo local bands. Read on for all the deets!
Asheville and Portland, Ore., will share honors as Beer City USA, according to beer guru Charlie Papazian. Thousands of votes were cast in the online poll, and the two cities each scored about 6,000 votes, according to Papazian, who posted the online poll at Examiner.com. In the first such online poll, more than 16,000 people […]
Asheville and Portland will share honors as Beer City USA, according to beer guru Charlie Papazian. In Asheville, Mountain Xpress and the Orange Peel will co-host an upcoming victory party.
With just over a half hour remaining in the national Beer City USA poll, Asheville lags Portland by only 4 percent in the race for first place. Cast your vote here!
What happens when seven guys, including four who comprise a band called Rat Jackson, hit 27 breweries and play five gigs during a two-week road trip from North Carolina’s mountains to its coast? Watch the movie Beer Y’all and find out.
Big news here in Edgy land. This is my final Edgy Mama column. I’m traveling a new career path, one that other Ashevillians have taken, though I’ll be the first female to dip my big toe into the vat o’ hops. No joke.