**UPDATED JUNE 29** The Casual Pint hosts a Craft Room Growlers reunion party, UpCountry starts a weekly infused beer series and more local beer news.
The weekendlong fundraiser to rebuild and repair Chimney Rock Village takes place July 6-8 at Hickory Nut Gorge Brewery.
The brewery’s second location has more of a neighborhood vibe than the original downtown brewery, which will remain open.
**UPDATED JUNE 21** The Asheville Pink Boots Society holds its first official meeting, Sweeten Creek releases its first seasonal canned offering and more local beer news.
The former Asheville radio DJ and sports announcer has been hired as the location manager for Palmetto Brewing Co. in Charleston, S.C.
**UPDATED JUNE 16** Burial turns five, Appalachian Vintner releases collaborations with Olde Hickory and Zillicoah and more local beer news.
Back for the first time since 2014, the festival features games and activities, nine Sierra Nevada beers and six exclusive “employee collaboration” brews.
Officially open since May 8 in the former Kim’s Wig Shop space, the Asheville Club takes its name from the all-male, nonpolitical organization that inhabited the Miles Building from its construction in 1901 until 1915.
**UPDATED JUNE 6** Appalachian Vintner and The Whale host events with brewers visiting the area for Fonta Flora Brewery’s State of Origin, and more local beer news.
Sunny weather drew a large crowd to the June 2 event.
**UPDATED WITH COMPLETE WINNERS LIST** Erich Seigler’s and Brent Kilby’s Don’t Build a Wall Mexican Lager took home Xpress’ Kings of the Mountain award.
Plenty of breweries within an hour’s drive of Asheville are worth the trip.
Rayburn Farm, located in Barnardsville, grows herbs, spices and a few select vegetables for local breweries.
“We always say, ‘It takes a village to run this place,’” says Amy Marshall, who owns the West Asheville venue with her partner, Tamy Kuper.
Local water, barley, yeast and hops providers discuss their roles in keeping Asheville one of the nation’s top beer producers.
One of AVL Beer Week’s standout events moves to Wedge at Foundation for 2018.
Although the North Carolina Craft Beverage Museum is still in its development stages, it will have a presence at this year’s AVL Beer Week. Organizers will highlight the effort at the Beer City Festival downtown on Roger McGuire Green on Saturday, June 2, says Asheville Brewers Alliance Executive Director Kendra Penland. But the museum will be about more […]
A rundown of breweries in Buncombe County by neighborhood.
**UPDATED MAY 24** AVL Beer Week begins with collaborative IPAs and more local beer news.
Asheville restaurants and bars join the AVL Beer Week fun with special menu items, cocktails and more.