Wicked Weed Brewing responds to positive COVID-19 tests for employees at the Funkatorium and brewpub. Meanwhile, other local breweries screen workers daily and feel that the virus will inevitably strike their own crews.
Several Asheville breweries allow exclusively outdoor seating or remain closed.
The Highland Brewing founder is only the 34th person in the world to receive the Brewers Association Recognition Award for outstanding contributions to the industry.
Updates on brewery construction and expansions in Asheville, Brevard and Old Fort.
Asheville-area breweries have taken numerous precautions to ensure responsible reopening.
Local brewpub owners discuss the safety precautions they’re taking prior to reopening.
A range of online events are planned May 22-31 in lieu of in-person gatherings.
New products continue to enter the market as local breweries strive to remain innovative.
Across the Asheville area, brewery figures are struggling with quiet taprooms and other significant changes to the industry.
Asheville’s smallest brewery and the taproom/bottle shop in which it’s housed are the first brewing industry businesses to close as a result of COVID-19 repercussions.
With taprooms closed and critical draft accounts on hold, many area breweries are bringing beer directly to customers’ doorsteps.
Numerous Asheville-area breweries are finding ways to support local residents affected by COVID-19.
Groups are seeking support for workers and businesses through online initiatives, relief funds and lobbying efforts.
Area breweries rely on to-go and delivery orders while taprooms are closed.
Hi-Wire hosts its third consecutive multi-brewery drive-thru pallet weekend sale, DSSOLVR adds six canned offerings to its portfolio and more local beer news.
Area head brewers reflect on their professional work and why they and others hop from job to job.
**UPDATED MARCH 27** Many Western North Carolina breweries are offering to-go sales from their taprooms.
DSSOLVR and The Whale celebrate Friday the 13th, while St. Patrick’s Day beers appear at multiple breweries.
**UPDATED MARCH 6** Burial goes big as Spring approaches, Ginger’s Revenge turns three and more local beer news.
Brew Horizons returns for a second year while Hi-Wire’s Carolina Small Batch expands to include South Carolina breweries.