To help reduce industry waste, Sierra Nevada has partnered with American Recycling of Western North Carolina to create the WNC Brewery Recycling Cooperative, a drop-off site in Candler.
Hi-Wire Brewing’s N.C. Small Batch Beer Festival returns with a different look. Also, new releases, reopenings and expansions.
This past December, Big Pillow Brewing hosted its soft opening, making it the third craft brewery in Madison County, joining the Mad Co. Brew House in Marshal and the Hickory Nut Gorge Brewery in the restored Mars Hill Theatre in Mars Hill.
Once a staple of the craft beer scene, reusable bottles currently aren’t being accepted at numerous Asheville-area businesses.
Thompson describes her work as a maltster as “the perfect blend of cerebral and physical.”
Officially open since May 8 in the former Kim’s Wig Shop space, the Asheville Club takes its name from the all-male, nonpolitical organization that inhabited the Miles Building from its construction in 1901 until 1915.
Sunny weather drew a large crowd to the June 2 event.
**UPDATED MAY 9**Highland rolls out a limited-release pils, Burial resurrects its Moonlit Art Markets, Bruisin’ Ales samples staff-pick German beers and more local beer news.
For 11 years, Stuart has been quietly making beer for the South Slope brewery — a length of tenure that puts him among the ranks of the city’s longest-serving brewers.
After two years of planning, the Morganton brewery is set to debut its destination taproom and production facility in Lake James State Park.
**UPDATED APRIL 11** Hi-Wire releases a Brett saison, Catawba debuts a line of hazy NEIPAs, Wedge taps a beer celebrating its 10th anniversary and more local beer news.
The newest brewery on Asheville’s horizon will be led by some familiar faces. JT Murrett and Vince Tursi, former brewers at Burial Beer Co., have struck out on their own with the help of a third partner, Mike Semenec, to open a new brewery called DSSØLVR at 63 N. Lexington Ave. DSSØLVR is slated to open in early […]
**UPDATED March 27** Zillicoah releases its first canned collaboration, Hi-Wire pairs a new stout with Swedish pastries and more local beer news.
**UPDATED MARCH 14** Asheville breweries celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Wedge at Foundation hosts Bike of the Irish, Burial welcomes 3 Floyds and more local beer news.
The long-awaited South Slope brewery held its soft opening Feb. 16 with plans for a March 23 grand opening.
Of the four key ingredients necessary to make beer, malted grain has long been the unsung hero. While brewers and consumers alike can be swayed by the sex appeal of a new hops variety or a particularly interesting yeast strain, attention to malt has arguably been a tertiary concern. That state of affairs is changing […]