Paste: Wicked Weed is ’emblematic of everything that’s hot’ in beer

Here’s an excerpt from the Paste Magazine article:

One might best describe Asheville, NC’s Wicked Weed as “the brewery that most breweries want to be in 2014.” They’re emblematic of everything that’s hot, everything that’s come into favor in American craft brewing, from old standbys like a hoppy, West Coast DIPA to the bracingly tart, complex American wild ales that have been getting so much attention in large brewing competitions for the last few years. The brewery has the medals to prove it: Wicked Weed is inherently “now.”

And no aspect of the brewery is more “now” than their Funkatorium, the facility they’ve dedicated exclusively to barrel-aged beers in their “From the Wood” and “From the Funkatorium” series. Within the confines of these walls, the brewers of Wicked Weed are tackling some true mad scientist shtick, blending and infusing their beers with flavor combinations that until that moment, only existed within the realm of some bearded brewmaster’s fever dream.

For Paste’s reviews of several Wicked Weed beers click through.


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