Breweries fete New Orleans and North Carolina with upcoming events.
**UPDATED FEB. 26** Thirsty Monk features Hi-Wire’s recent collaborative brews, Appalachian Vintner hosts an Epic Brewing release with local significance and more.
**UPDATED JAN. 26** Highland releases its first seasonal of 2017, Burial sells its last batch of Skillet Donut Stout cans until June and more.
Asheville Restaurant Week offers special prix fixe menus at a number of local eateries. Also this week, Burial Beer and Hickory Nut Gap Farm partner for a feast, The Farm talks about Super Bowl snacks and more.
**UPDATED JAN. 13** Hi-Wire releases bottles of its new Foeder Brett Saison, Burial features Holy Mountain saisons and more.
**UPDATED JAN. 6** Sierra Nevada, Burial and Catawba release new beers, and Cliff Mori teaches two classes in the coming week
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.
Burial releases its first 500-milliter bottles, Bhramari releases its first cans and holiday hours will be posted throughout the week.
**UPDATED DEC. 18** Thirsty Monk gets in the Star Wars spirit, Twin Leaf collaborates with Friends of the Smokies and more.
**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.
**UPDATED NOV. 4** Zebulon releases a pure pumpkin beer, Green Man honors Roland Knoll and the U.S. Cellular Center hosts the Asheville on Tap festival.
Cantillon Zwanze Day celebrated the return of the Shelton Brothers Importers portfolio to the local market, and Burial Beer Co.’s third annual Burnpile Harvest Festival is slated for Saturday, Oct. 29.
** UPDATED OCT. 15** Pour Taproom finds a new home, Burial releases Tin Cup cans and EDISON hosts a Fonta Flora beer brunch
**UPDATED OCT. 5** Burial and Fonta Flora release a collaborative IPA, pumpkin beers take over all three Thirsty Monks and Asheville Brewing honors Putin’s wild side with a Baltic Porter.
Pop-up events allow restaurants and other venues to make creative and profitable use of their spaces during off hours. But Asheville business owners also use the concept to help budding entrepreneurs gain a foothold and hone their skills.
**UPDATED OCT. 3**Thirsty Monk teams up with Sierra Nevada and Highland to benefit Friends of Connect Buncombe, Catawba releases a Thomas Wolfe-inspired kolsch and Wicked Weed hosts its annual Oktoberfest
**UPDATED SEPT. 25** Highland Gaelic Ale cans hit the shelves, Thirsty Monk and French Broad Brewery make a collaborative wheat ale and Bruisin’ Ales hosts a benefit with Olde Hickory for Pints for Prostates.
**UPDATED SEPT. 10** Hi-Wire hosts its inaugural Oktoberfest celebration, Catawba releases a collaborative Märzen and the Monk Beer Academy focuses on Bret beers.
Hi-Wire debuts a DIPA with all local ingredients, Asheville Brewing releases a Lionel Richie-themed saison and more.
**UPDATED AUG. 20** Hops and Vines and Altamont sell, three breweries release beers to benefit the Blue Ridge Parkway and Waynesville hosts its second Beer Faire.