Beer today, gone tomorrow: Asheville beer happenings Nov. 19-25

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Bottle and can releases

  • Twin Leaf Brewery releases this year’s Rosemary IPA, made with locally-sourced rosemary and hopped with Amarillo, Simcoe and Sarachi Ace, on Friday, Nov. 22, It will be available in 500 milliliter bottles and on draft.

Small-batch beers and ciders

  • Thirsty Monk Brewery is currently pouring Beer Keto (4.5% ABV), a low-calorie, low-carb ale, made with
    orange, lemon and lime zests, at both of its locations.
  • **NEW** Oyster House Brewing Co. is currently pouring Grim Winter IPA (6.9% ABV), brewed with Golden Promise Malt and hopped with Crystal and Centennial.
  • Catawba Brewing Co. releases Blackberry Lemon Tart, brewed with fresh lemon peel and blackberries, on Thursday, Nov. 21, at all four of its taprooms. $1 per pint sold will be donated to the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation.
  • Micah Town Brewing taps Devil’s Whip Mexican Chocolate Stout, brewed with dried ancho, guajillo, chipotle and habanero peppers, Vietnamese cinnamon and liquid cacao, on Friday, Nov. 22.
  • **NEW** 12 Bones Brewing releases Mic Drop, an IPA double dry-hopped with Citra, Mosaic, El Dorado and the brewery’s house IPA yeast, on Friday, Nov. 22.

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About Edwin Arnaudin
Edwin Arnaudin is a staff writer for Mountain Xpress. He also reviews films for and is a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA) and North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA). Follow me @EdwinArnaudin

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