Valentine’s events abound, Hi-Wire’s Sour and Wild Program releases two new bottles and more local beer news.
The Biere de Femme festival moves to Raleigh on March 3, celebrating the creations of female brewers and the growing number of women in North Carolina’s beer industry.
The latest in the brewer profile series looks at the owner and head brewer of Homeplace Beer Co. in Burnsville.
Thirsty Monk, Oskar Blues and other businesses combine beer with an assortment of foods for a memorable night out.
**UPDATED FEB. 8** Sweeten Creek offers a new beer as its first crowler release, Burial celebrates Mardi Gras and the launch of its Ambient Terrain series and more local beer news.
Along with a new location, this year’s festival adds a VIP lounge with a rolling selection of small-batch and rare beers.
Of the four key ingredients necessary to make beer, malted grain has long been the unsung hero. While brewers and consumers alike can be swayed by the sex appeal of a new hops variety or a particularly interesting yeast strain, attention to malt has arguably been a tertiary concern. That state of affairs is changing […]
**UPDATED JAN. 31** Super Bowl parties abound, Burial celebrates International Gruit Day and more local beer news.
Now in its second year, the 52-beer series is a way for Catawba brewers to challenge themselves and see what new styles customers might want to see in larger production.
Ginger’s Revenge releases its first bottle, Thirsty Monk and Sanctuary celebrate anniversaries and more local beer news.
The Sylva brewery will keep it name and trademark after the federal Trademark Trials and Appeals Board dismissed Bell’s action.
Carrieann and Jon Schneider of the forthcoming Etowah brewery lost thousands of dollars when the brewing system they ordered never materialized.
**UPDATED JAN. 16** Appalachian Vintner welcomes Firestone Walker to town, Black Star Line collaborates with Highland and more local beer news.
The first in a series of brewer profiles spotlights the head brewer at Asheville Brewing Co.
A solid education, previous experience and a willingness to work hard can open doors at Asheville area breweries.
**UPDATED JAN. 10** Bhramari celebrates its second anniversary with four taproom releases, Archetype unveils its first barrel-aged offering and more local beer news.
Former home brewer Jason Snyder and his wife, Emily Causey, opened the brewery Dec. 31.
SATIRE: Xpress takes a loving look at local media, food and politics.
The Xpress beer writers and a motley crew of brew enthusiasts explore Asheville on the Amazing Pubcycle.
Catawba kicks off its 2018 Passport Program, Burial releases an IPA collab, Cliff Mori talks German beer at Hi-Wire and more local beer news.
A rundown of 2017’s new breweries, ownership changes and other brewing industry news.