**UPDATED APRIL 18** Highland debuts its monthly brewery-only can release, Bruisin’ Ales highlights overlooked staff favorites and more local beer news.
Phazed, Hickory Hops and Sharpen the Blades give area craft beer fans plenty of festival options over the next three weekends.
The company rolled out its first beer in early March and is contract-brewing with BearWaters Brewing Co. in Canton while it looks for a brewery home.
**UPDATED APRIL 11** Hi-Wire releases a Brett saison, Catawba debuts a line of hazy NEIPAs, Wedge taps a beer celebrating its 10th anniversary and more local beer news.
The northern Buncombe County town’s third brewery focuses on beers high in flavor and low in alcohol.
Mike Rangel and Doug Riley recount the origins of the brewery, pizzeria and discount cinema and how it’s remained a local favorite.
**UPDATED APRIL 5** Hi-Wire releases an IPA brewed in honor of the Asheville City Soccer Club, NC Belgian Beer Fest returns to Thirsty Monk Biltmore Village and more local beer news.
House Soda showcased its alcohol-free ginger beer at February’s AVL Beer Expo and looks to start operating out of a commissary kitchen in a few months.
The newest brewery on Asheville’s horizon will be led by some familiar faces. JT Murrett and Vince Tursi, former brewers at Burial Beer Co., have struck out on their own with the help of a third partner, Mike Semenec, to open a new brewery called DSSØLVR at 63 N. Lexington Ave. DSSØLVR is slated to open in early […]
**UPDATED March 27** Zillicoah releases its first canned collaboration, Hi-Wire pairs a new stout with Swedish pastries and more local beer news.
At least five Asheville area breweries and one cidery host regular yoga classes.
**UPDATED MARCH 21** Luella’s collaborates with Wicked Weed on a golden sour, five Asheville breweries remain in Strange Carolinas’ North Carolina Beer Bracket and more local beer news.
Local brewers discuss the benefits and costs of aluminum packaging and whether a new federal tax will change the price of their beers.
The breweries join Innovation and Balsam Falls in the county industry’s focus on the local market.
**UPDATED MARCH 14** Asheville breweries celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Wedge at Foundation hosts Bike of the Irish, Burial welcomes 3 Floyds and more local beer news.
Many WNC breweries consider live music to be a main component of their taproom offerings.
Over a dozen neighborhood businesses will participate in the cider-centric, self-guided crawl on March 10.
7 Clans Brewing debuts its first beer, Hi-Wire hosts its second NC Small Batch Festival and more local beer news.
Part of a Knoxville, Tenn.-based franchise chain, The Casual Pint is the latest southside outpost for draft and packaged beer.
Highland releases Imperium, Catawba brings back Peanut Butter Jelly Time, and more local beer news.