Opinions vary on whether Asheville has too many breweries or if the local industry can sustain more.
The former executive director of the Asheville Brewers Alliance was arrested Jan. 24 on charges that she embezzled money from the organization and used a credit card in the organization’s name to make more than $500 in purchases without permission.
With the resignation of Kendra Penland, Mike Rangel will serve as interim executive director of the Asheville Brewers Alliance.
The Asheville VeganFest returns with three-days of festivities. Also: MANNA FoodBank hosts its 19th annual Blue Jean Ball, Mini-VegFest debuts, The Black Jar Honey Tasting returns and The Southern Kitchen and Bar closes.
Along with a new location, this year’s festival adds a VIP lounge with a rolling selection of small-batch and rare beers.
The Sylva brewery will keep it name and trademark after the federal Trademark Trials and Appeals Board dismissed Bell’s action.
Carrieann and Jon Schneider of the forthcoming Etowah brewery lost thousands of dollars when the brewing system they ordered never materialized.
A solid education, previous experience and a willingness to work hard can open doors at Asheville area breweries.
The Xpress beer writers and a motley crew of brew enthusiasts explore Asheville on the Amazing Pubcycle.
Asheville Brewers Alliance and the Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity team up for The House that Beer Built.
Although Western North Carolina’s craft brewing industry has grown exponentially in the last decade, DWI arrests have decreased significantly.
Amid industry and public backlash, the Asheville brewery says it remains committed to its employees and the community.
It seems every beer event in Asheville has its own distinct vibe. That is particularly true with the second iteration of the AVL Beer Expo, coming up Saturday, Feb. 18, at The Venue downtown. All the breweries taking part are members of the Asheville Brewers Alliance, and the emphasis is on creating an intimate environment rather […]
Five years ago, AVL Beer Week began — as many great things do — over a few locally crafted beers among friends. Developed as a means to support and promote Asheville’s craft brewing industry, AVL Beer Week has now become a local tradition in its own right.
In recognition of National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Asheville Brewers Alliance has entered into a unique partnership with local sexual assault and prevention organization Our VOICE.
The Asheville Brewers Alliance’s upcoming AVL Beer Expo is aimed at giving attendees an educational craft beer festival by limiting attendance and holding informational panels. Meanwhile, Hi-Wire Brewing is getting ready to roll out its new sour and wild-fermented brews.
Burial is planning a large-scale brewing expansion and more for its new 1.4-acre property.
Six local breweries were awarded the Solar Energy Industries Association Solar Champion Award Monday afternoon for their leadership in bringing solar energy to Western North Carolina and the brewing industry.
A large crowd of out-of-towners and locals turned out to sample brews from more than 30 craft breweries at the 2015 Beer City Festival on Saturday, May 30.
Most of us in Asheville only notice the Asheville Brewers Alliance during Asheville Beer Week, if we notice them at all. That’s when a group of volunteers from the ABA organize and promote the dozens of events that happen that week — and help pull off the Beer City Festival.
The Putt Pirates sign up their team for “Sink it and Drink It,” a combination pub crawl and putt-putt tourney hosted by Mountain Xpress and Sweet Tee Mini Golf. (Photo by Bill Rhodes)