**UPDATED JAN. 9** UpCountry celebrates its third anniversary with a Devil’s Foot collaboration, Old North Premium Lager enters the market and more local beer news.
**UPDATED AUG. 16** Sideways has a dual bottle release, Hi-Wire teams with a New Orleans brewery for a new gose and more local beer news.
**UPDATED AUG. 2** Sweeten Creek, Catawba and Burial release fruit-forward small batches and more local beer news.
**UPDATED JULY 26** Burial releases creative draft-only beers, Bhramari cans a customer favorite for the first time and more local beer news.
**UPDATED APRIL 26** Sideways releases a 4-Way IPA split batch, Hillman turns two and more local beer news.
**UPDATED MARCH 27** Twin Leaf and Archetype collaborate on an amber lager with locally-sourced ingredients, UpCountry’s head brewer honors his newborn son with an imperial stout and more local beer news.
**UPDATED MARCH 1** Catawba’s Peanut Butter Jelly Time returns with two versions, Tasty spotlights Wilmington-based New Anthem Beer Project and more local beer news.
**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.
**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.
**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.
Asheville Brewers Supply and Fifth Season Gardening Co. stand alone on the local homebrew supply front.
**UPDATED NOV. 30** Craft Centric and TreeRock Social celebrate their first anniversaries, UpCountry taps an Almond Joy-inspired porter and more local beer news.
**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.
**UPDATED JUNE 16** Burial turns five, Appalachian Vintner releases collaborations with Olde Hickory and Zillicoah and more local beer news.
**UPDATED MAY 24** AVL Beer Week begins with collaborative IPAs and more local beer news.
Learning to brew your own beer can seem daunting, but Asheville offers fertile ground for the beginning homebrewer.
A fundraiser for West Asheville’s Center for Honeybee Research showcases 27 honeys of the world; Asheville Brewers Supply hosts a seminar on insurance for beer entrepreneurs; Oskar Blues Brewery and The Cheese Store of Asheville plan a tasting; the Town of Fletcher hosts its 15th annual Chili Cook-Off; and Valet Gourmet partners with another food delivery service.
Local homebrewers have something to look forward to with the inaugural Asheville Homebrewers Conference set to happen in August. Also, take a look at one Asheville homebrewer’s award-winning white muscadine pale ale.
Most people think Asheville’s oldest brewing business is Highland Brewing Co. But the truth is there is at least one beer-making operation in town that predates them, if only slightly. For the last 21 years, Asheville Brewers Supply hasn’t brewed and sold its own beer — that would be illegal. However the shop, owned up […]
If your favorite way to shop is at home in your pajamas, there’s some good news this holiday season: You can now buy beer from Bruisin’ Ales that way as well. “We’ve shipped beer for years, but it was becoming unmanageable to keep doing it by email and phone,” says co-owner Julie Atallah. So when […]