Sarah and Paul Casey bought French Broad on June 1 with plans to renovate and expand its existing tap room.
The esteemed beer historian teamed up with the Weaverville brewery for an informative lecture featuring forgotten beer styles.
Chef Parker Schultz used an impressive selection of Stone beers as inspiration for an original menu that equaled — and arguably surpassed — its liquid counterparts.
With its recent move to an unusual shared business space off Pisgah View Road, the local-foods delivery service has plans to broaden its reach.
Locally owned and operated for 32 years, the distributor gets numerous Asheville area breweries’ products into stores, taprooms and restaurants throughout Western North Carolina.
The family-owned Fairview creamery looks to grow its business by helping preserve a second-generation working dairy farm in Columbus.
**UPDATED JUNE 2** Burial, Catawba, Wedge and more tap new brews in addition to AVL Beer Week festivities.
Bounty & Soul’s VegOut fundraiser returns for its second year. Also, Native Kitchen and Social Pub holds a fundraiser for the Autism Society of North Carolina, Backyard BBQ Competition takes place in Brevard, the fourth annual Skillet Six Ways returns and more.
Fifty independently owned breweries will participate in The Funk Collective at Birds Fly South Ale Project in Greenville, S.C.
The first big event of the 2017 AVL Beer Week celebration offered brews for just about every taste.
WHAT: An outdoor party to benefit the Food for People program WHEN: Sunday, June 4, 2-6 p.m. WHERE: 21 Clearwater Creek Road, Leicester WHY: For the last decade, local artists Ron and Rachel Clearfield have opened their home to Asheville residents for the annual Golden Garden Party, an outdoor celebration with live music, handcrafted art […]
Meredith and Brandon Ellison, and Casey and Sarah Watkins talk about how they ended up running a restaurant in Swannanoa and how they hope to help build the town’s future.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features Poetry Cabaret’s performance in Washington, D.C., a new craft spirits distillery called Eda Rhyne and a retrospective look at musician Ben Phan’s crowdfunding experience.
The AVL Beer Week event stands out thanks to its collection of potent, hard-to-find brews.
The Mountain Sports Fest, which will be held May 26-28, enters its 17th year with a new director, several fresh events and a three-year grant from the City of Asheville worth $5,400 per year.
AVL Beer Week 2017 presents a full roster of special releases, tap takeovers, festivals, dinners, parties and even some opportunities for yoga and bhangra dancing.
Asheville law enforcement officers provide tips on how to have a safe and enjoyable Beer Week.
There are many ways to enjoy AVL Beer Week, but the biggest celebration is always the Beer City Festival showcase of Western North Carolina brews. The festival, now in its eighth year, goes from noon-5 p.m. Saturday, May 27, at Pack Square Park’s Roger McGuire Green in the heart of downtown. Dozens of beers will be available, […]
Asheville’s second oldest brewery looks back on two decades of operation with rare bottles, new creations and a round-table discussion of sour production history.
As quickly as new breweries keep popping up in and around Asheville, the auxiliary businesses that support those beer producers are multiplying even faster. By providing an array of services, this critical infrastructure enables the breweries to focus on making interesting, high-quality beverages even as it helps fuel the local industry’s robust overall growth. In […]
The owners of Jargon and Gan Shan Station discuss the ins and outs of launching an eatery in Foodtopia.