Wicked Weed turns six, Burial has its biannual release of Skillet and more local beer news.
Asheville-area brewery representatives name their favorite local and nonlocal beers from 2018, as well as standout industry accomplishments.
**UPDATED DEC. 21** Area breweries answer Sierra Nevada’s call to brew a Resilience IPA and raise funds for people impacted by the California Camp Fire and more local beer news.
Local brewery representatives discuss the benefits and drawbacks of using glass growlers or aluminum Crowlers for on-demand packaged beer.
**UPDATED DEC. 17** Sweeten Creek and UpCountry host anniversary parties while Burial brings back its Tom Selleck holiday celebration — all with new beers, of course.
Asheville Brewers Supply and Fifth Season Gardening Co. stand alone on the local homebrew supply front.
Asheville Brewing Co.’s Doug Riley discusses the history of Christmas Jam’s official beer.
**UPDATED DEC. 5** Noble Cider releases this year’s Friar Fig, Archetype debuts its first bottle and more local beer news.
The latest in the brewer profile series spotlights Highland’s Trace Redmond and his research and development work on the brewery’s pilot system.
**UPDATED NOV. 30** Craft Centric and TreeRock Social celebrate their first anniversaries, UpCountry taps an Almond Joy-inspired porter and more local beer news.
Local brewery representatives and artists discuss the creative designs on their bottles and cans.
**UPDATED NOV. 21** Special Thanksgiving week and Black Friday events abound throughout the area.
The combination taproom and sour and wild ale fermentation brewery will open in the former Peaks & Creeks Brewing location by the end of November.
The brewery’s annual competition features 21 beers from North Carolina breweries and gives way to cherished winter releases from local industry peers.
The Asheville brewery will discontinue operation at the end of the year. It has been sold to the CANarchy Collective (Oskar Blues, Cigar City), which will reopen the space in March 2019 as The CANarchy Collaboratory brewpub.
The Can’d Aid Foundation benefits from working with Oskar Blues, while Burial actively gives back through sponsorships of LEAF International and the Asheville Symphony.
**UPDATED NOV. 14** Ginger’s Revenge brings back Appalachian Ginger, Burial releases a Stillwater collaboration and more local beer news.
The Brevard brewery’s last day of operation will be Nov. 15.
**UPDATED NOV. 8** Highland releases numerous version of this year’s Cold Mountain, Thirsty Monk and Green Man collaborate on a chartreuse-inspired saison and more local beer news.
Over the past four years, Asheville chapter founder Mia Pedersen has organized a range of social and educational activities for local women who love craft beer.
The release party for Anne Fittten Glenn’s new book is Nov. 7 at Asheville Brewing’s Coxe Avenue location.