It’s official: “Asheville, North Carolina is BeerCity USA 2010. While Portland, Oregon organized a healthy challenge against the western North Carolina city of Asheville, in the end the relentless craft beer enthusiasm for Asheville won out,” writes Charlie Papazian, who started the BeerCity USA poll last year and ran it again this year. His comments appeared this afternoon here.
Big news in craft brews in time for the holiday week, from Craggie, the Wedge, Asheville Brewing, Terrapin and more.
Asheville Brewing Company and the Asheville-based Bob Moog Foundation are launching a beer named for synthesizer pioneer, Bob Moog.
Green Man brewing changes owners, home-brewers to compete, students take beer class finals and more.
In this edition: All Go West beer tasting, Easy IPA at French Broad Brewery, new brews at Biltmore, big selection at Pack’s Tavern and the cost of a local pint.
What’s going on around town in the drink and eats world.
Scenes from the inaugural Top of the Hops Beer Festival in Greenville, S.C. on April 10.
A pub crawl, places to eat in the sun and more.
Jack of the Wood knows how to throw a St. Patrick’s Day party. In honor of the holiday, Green Man Brewing will release the new Green Man Stout at Jack’s and Dirty Jack’s.
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.