The brewery’s second location at the Foundation doubles brewing capacity and features a more spacious taproom.
**UPDATED DEC. 18** Thirsty Monk gets in the Star Wars spirit, Twin Leaf collaborates with Friends of the Smokies and more.
**UPDATED NOV. 16** Wedge and New Belgium bike their collaborative Dunkelweizen over their connecting bridge, Hi-Wire releases the first two beers from its Sour and Wild Ale Program and more.
The Grail screens a prison-based documentary with local ties, the West Asheville Library ends one film series and begins another and Wedge and Hi-Wire screen modern classics outdoors.
Sanctuary Brewing hosts the NC premiere of a food documentary, Asheville School of Film students share their work at The Grail and Hi-Wire’s Summer of Bill Murray continues with What About Bob?
**Updated June 4** A rundown of AVL Beer Week events.
**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 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 OCT. 21** Brooklyn Brewery returns to the Asheville market in a major way, Wedge releases its first cans and Burial hosts its second Burnpile Harvest Fest.
Burial’s flagship beer returns in can form, Asheville Brewing releases a dry-hopped sour blonde and Thirsty Monk’s taps cede control to pumpkin ales.
A recent Asheville Beer Week beer dinner collaboration between Sunny Point Café and Wedge Brewing Co. resulted in a vegetarian-friendly feast that highlighted the talents of both brewer and chef.
Karnowski is leaving the red-hot Slope to build a brewery of his own with his wife, Gabe, in Weaverville. “My brewery will be in a cool old firehouse right behind Main Street [at 8 Merchant Alley],” says Karnowski. “It will be fun to bring it back to life.”
The World Made Straight arrives on Netflix, Wedge begins its outdoor movie screenings and a Weaverville resident’s film heads to Cannes.
Whether it’s a traditional turkey with 50 of your closest relatives or a vegetarian spread for two, there’s no escaping the trappings of the Thanksgiving meal. It’s a holiday that revolves around food as much as it does family. Of course, there are also traditional beverages — a certain type of wine with dinner, a […]
In WNC, we’ve got mountains, an agreeable climate, good food and a thriving beer scene, complete with brew-centric festivals. What more could you ask for? Someone to drive you around from brewery to brewery while you liberally sample? Well, we’ve got that too. Brews Cruise, started by Asheville local Mark Lyons, provides an insider’s take […]