The Black Cloud honors the memory of Justin Shearer, and Wedge, Burial and Catawba release new small-batch seasonals.
**UPDATED JUNE 14** Burial turns four, Catawba collaborates with Biltmore Farms Hotels and more local beer news.
Catawba Brewing releases a new German-style pale lager, Thirsty Monk opens Brother Joe’s Coffee Pub and Burial Beer rolls out a new small-batch offering.
Green Man gets a jump on an event-filled AVL Beer Week, which officially begins May 26.
**UPDATED MAY 19** One World celebrates its third anniversary, Burial and Zebulon collaborate on a hoppy pilsner and more Asheville beer news.
Ginger’s Revenge hosts its grand opening, Highland brings rock band Clutch to Asheville, Blue Ghost Brewing celebrates Mother’s Day and more.
**UPDATED MAY 6** Burial hosts its fourth annual Sharpen the Blades Saison Fest, Thirsty Monk collaborates with Nine Mile and French Broad Chocolates and more Asheville beer news.
**UPDATED APRIL 28** Pour and Thirsty Monk celebrate King’s Day, Urban Orchard hosts the Just Brew It kick-off party and more Asheville beer news.
**UPDATED APRIL 23** Heinzelmännchen, Highland and Pisgah celebrate anniversaries, Appalachian Vintner releases its annual Olde Hickory collaboration and more.
Hi-Wire releases the latest bottles from its Single Barrel Series, Catawba hosts a beach bash with Buxton Hall Barbecue and Monk Beer Academy delves into the history and growth of North Carolina craft beer.
Burial, Interboro and hip-hop duo Run the Jewels make an IPA, plus other local beer news.
**UPDATED MARCH 29** Bruisin’ Ales releases the first in a series of anniversary beers, Sierra Nevada hosts its second Burly Beer Fest, and Burial welcomes IPA author Josh Bernstein
Twin Leaf releases bottles of its first barrel-aged wild beer, Oskar Blues and Barley’s celebrate Cigar City’s new statewide presence and more.
**UPDATED 3/16** Wedge at the Foundation hosts its grand opening, Catawba releases its first small-batch bottle and Asheville Brewing releases an Irish Red in honor of St Paddy’s Day.
Highland brings back its Mozart-inspired lager, Catawba partners with Appalachian Trail Conservancy and more.
Wedge at the Foundation opens for business, Catawba releases Peanut Butter and Jelly Time and Hi-Wire hosts the inaugural N.C. Small Batch Fest
**UPDATED FEB. 26** Thirsty Monk features Hi-Wire’s recent collaborative brews, Appalachian Vintner hosts an Epic Brewing release with local significance and more.
Local breweries host Valentine’s date nights, Zebulon releases an experimental beer and the Asheville Brewers Alliance hosts the second AVL Beer Expo.
**UPDATED FEB. 9** Zebulon celebrates its first anniversary by making a range of IPAs, Highland releases its newest Warrior Series beer and more.
Appalachian Vintner welcomes Adam Avery, Burial celebrates International Gruit Day, Pisgah celebrates Stout Hog Day and Asheville Brewing raises funds for worthy charities with Atlanta-based band Blackberry Smoke.
**UPDATED JAN. 26** Highland releases its first seasonal of 2017, Burial sells its last batch of Skillet Donut Stout cans until June and more.