‘Today Show’ spotlights Asheville’s booming beer scene

Image via Today Show video segment.

Asheville’s booming craft beer scene continues to attract national attention. NBC’s “Today Show” featured an Oct. 18 segment spotlighting Wicked Weed and Highland Brewing companies as well as New Belgium Brewing’s investment in the area.

Craft beer is a growing $14.3 billion industry with 3,093 breweries across the U.S., and “nowhere is that more apparent than Asheville, North Carolina, which has the highest ratio of breweries per capita in the country,” according to the report.

Watch the video segment embedded via the Today Show website here:

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One thought on “‘Today Show’ spotlights Asheville’s booming beer scene

  1. drdr13420

    so tired of the beer scene here in Asheville…especially wicked weed and its pretentious atmosphere…go back to where you came from already…but…please leave behind the taxpayers money you were given as an incentive to locate here…

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