The third yearly celebration of the state’s female brewing industry workers makes its Asheville debut March 2 at Highland Brewing Co.
**UPDATED FEB. 13** The Casual Pint celebrates its first anniversary, Highland taps its latest beer inspired by a French Broad Chocolate truffle and more local beer news.
The Feb. 23 event at the U.S. Cellular Center is presented by the nonprofit Green Built Alliance, which also produces the annual Ciderfest NC.
The co-founder of Green Man and French Broad has taught English abroad for nearly 12 years and recently published a memoir.
Connie and Mike Baer opened the brewery Jan. 16 with a porter, stout, pale ale, IPA and a cream ale.
**UPDATED FEB. 8** Noble Cider and Ginger’s Revenge release new packaged products, The Whale celebrates the arrival of Modern Times and more local beer news.
The Blue Ghost and Mills River Brewery teams discuss establishing their brands in the vicinity of famous neighbors.
**UPDATED FEB. 1** Archetype and the NC Craft Beverage Museum partner for a night of beer trivia, Highland taps a Berliner Weisse in conjunction with Night Flight 2019 and more local beer news.
The Black Mountain brewery offers a wide selection of house and guest dark beers on Sunday, Feb. 3 — plus free pancakes served by the Pisgah staff.
The multifaceted business opened in November 2016 and follows Lexington Avenue Brewery as the second downtown brewing establishment to close in the last month.
**UPDATED JAN. 25** Oskar Blues launches its Can-O-Bliss IPA Series, The Whale welcomes Fat Orange Cat Brewing Co. to town and more local beer news.
Hi-Wire teams with Rhinegeist, Revelry and Monday Night for its third spray-paint-themed mix pack.
The CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective — whose members include Oskar Blues Brewery and Cigar City Brewing — will bring new collaborative beers and ones from its portfolio to downtown Asheville in late March.
**UPDATED JAN. 18** Pisgah and Foothills Butcher Bar collaborate on a smoked porter, Archetype has a dual can release and more local beer news.
Local brewery representatives discuss the various factors that have elevated the price of craft beer.
**UPDATED JAN. 9** Asheville Brewing releases 2019 Love Ninja, Highland taps a trio of new small-batch beers and more local beer news.
The global giant sets up shop in Beer City, two new breweries join the scene and Scotty talks life post-Highland.
**UPDATED JAN. 3** Area breweries ease into 2019 with new releases and the return of a few favorites.
From medals at prestigious national competitions to Asheville’s oldest brewery changing its look after 24 years, 2018 was full of major brewing news.
From unexpected expansions to hemp beers, the local brewing industry overlapped in a handful of standout areas over the past year.
Wicked Weed turns six, Burial has its biannual release of Skillet and more local beer news.