By day, the streets of Asheville are packed with hordes of tourists following their GPS toward crowded restaurants, locals weaving their way to favorite hole-in-the-wall cafés and beer drinkers galore stumbling toward the next brewery on their list. But as night sets in and shops start to close, an entirely new problem emerges: Where can […]
**UPDATED JULY 19** Hi-Wire turns four, Wedge releases a new stout, Thirsty Monk celebrates Belgian National Day and more local beer news.
The region’s only canned craft beer festival features dozens of canning breweries, live music and outdoor sports, July 21-22 at Oskar Blues’ REEB Ranch space in Transylvania County.
A new partnership introduces locally grown and malted barley to Asheville’s craft beer scene.
**UPDATED JULY 17** Catawba releases the first in a series of seasonal fruited IPAs, Monk Beer Academy explores Mixed Culture Farmhouse Ales and more local beer news.
**UPDATED JULY 6** Burial continues its Off Topic discussion series, Wedge releases two new beers, Hi-Wire digs into its sour cellar and more local beer news.
Carrieann and Jon Schneider will create their beers using produce and herbs grown at the 11-acre sustainable farm brewery.
Partnerships with local breweries will help raise much-needed summer funding for MANNA FoodBank.
Founders Joan and Joe Eckert reflect on the pub’s history, including being the original home of Asheville’s second brewery.
**UPDATED JUNE 29** Upcountry, Twin Leaf and Burial share small-batch creations made with local ingredients while Thirsty Monk welcomes Sixpoint to the Western North Carolina market.
WHAT: A 4.5-mile race through East Asheville WHEN: Saturday, July 8, 8 p.m. WHERE: Highland Brewing WHY: Glow-in-the-dark necklaces, crazy costumes and beer — the perfect combination for a running experience like no other. For the fourth year, Highland Brewing Co. is hosting the Night Flight, a 4.5-mile run through the neighborhoods of East Asheville. […]
A recent visit from international beer importers may point to new distribution possibilities for Asheville’s brewing industry.
The Black Cloud honors the memory of Justin Shearer, and Wedge, Burial and Catawba release new small-batch seasonals.
The Henderson County brewery hosts the second Fletcher Firefly Festival on Saturday, June 24, in its new Firefly Field.
**UPDATED JUNE 14** Burial turns four, Catawba collaborates with Biltmore Farms Hotels and more local beer news.
Local homebrewers Tim LaBruyere and David Maida brought home prizes for their exceptional beers.
L.A. McCrae discusses plans for the area’s first black, queer, female-owned brewery.
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.
The next installment in the monthly, late-night Buxton Presents series doubles as a pre-party for the Morganton brewery’s State of Origin festival.
Sarah and Paul Casey bought French Broad on June 1 with plans to renovate and expand its existing tap room.
The esteemed beer historian teamed up with the Weaverville brewery for an informative lecture featuring forgotten beer styles.