**UPDATED MAY 21** Thirsty Monk Biltmore Park taps all six Beer Camp Across America collaborations, and The Junction and Hi-Wire team up for a beer dinner celebrating the restaurant’s fifth anniversary.
**UPDATED MAY 13** Burial releases a beer commemorating head brewer Tim Gormley’s birthday, Green Man expands distribution to Georgia, and local breweries support National Bike to Work Week.
With its third annual Sharpen the Blades saison festival complete, Burial Beer Co. looks ahead to the future of the event and the expansion of its sour program.
Buffalo Nickel expects a run on mint juleps at its second Derby Party; Post 70 hosts its own Derby Day Cookout; Luella’s Bar-B-Que opens a second location in South Asheville; and Velvet & Lace hosts its last dark and witchy cocktail party.
**UPDATED MAY 8** Tasty Beverage Co. hosts an Allagash wild and sour tap takeover, the monthly Monk Beer Academy focuses on Goses and tickets go on sale for Wicked Weed’s Funkatorium Invitational.
**UPDATED APRIL 29** Green Man releases Snozzberry, Burial hosts Sharpen the Blades and New Belgium opens its tasting room.
**UPDATED: APRIL 23** Sister Bad Habit Ale makes its annual return, Highland releases its International Women’s Day collaboration beer and Asheville breweries medal at the Tennessee Championship of Beer.
The South Slope-based brewery hopes its new location will be up and running by early July.
**UPDATED APRIL 15** In this week’s Asheville beer news, Burial Beer Co. releases a small-batch brew to benefit label artist David Paul Seymour’s film effort, Planet of DOOM; Highland Brewing Co. releases its second seasonal of 2016; Pisgah Brewing Co. celebrates its 11th anniversary and more.
**UPDATED APRIL 8** Pink Boots Asheville unveils its collaboration gose, Urban Orchard releases its first bottle and Highland adds a year-round pilsner.
**UPDATED APRIL 4** Hi-Wire releases the first two batches of its Single Barrel Series, Burial shares its National Women in Beer Day creation and Bruisin’ Ales hosts a Dogfish Head Record Store Day event.
**UPDATED: MARCH 23** Zebulon releases Batch #3, Asheville Brewing makes a commemorative Silence of the Lambs sour red ale and Basic Brewing opens in Hendersonville.
**UPDATED MARCH 20** Twin Leaf and Burial both hold dual bottle releases, Hi-Wire Man Eater returns and Bhramari unveils a new IPA.
** Updated March 10 ** Pisgah’s 2016 Hellbender debuts, Thirsty Monk Sour Fest rolls on all week and Appalachian Vintner pours a rare Fonta Flora cask.
Western North Carolina brewers are adding peppers, flowers and other nature-based ingredients to their beers with exciting results.
Zebulon debuts its first bottles, Boojum triples its can offerings and Green Man brings back La Mas Negra.
**UPDATED JAN. 27** Highland debuts Saw-Whet Saison, Sanctuary turns up its house beer total to 12 and Lazy Hiker is picked up by Skyland Distributing.
**SNOW UPDATE JAN. 23** Check throughout the day for updates on inclement weather hours for Asheville breweries, beer bars, and bottle shops. Green Man brings back Dweller, Asheville Brewing debuts beers inspired by The Beatles and The Who and Burial hosts a double bottle release.
Burial is planning a large-scale brewing expansion and more for its new 1.4-acre property.
**UPDATED JAN. 15** Hi-Wire debuts a new Hop Circus brew while Appalachian Vintner collaborates with Olde Hickory and Wicked Weed with Devil’s Backbone.
The 1.4 acre property outside of Biltmore Village will include a two story taproom and lounge, a production facility and a restaurant.