**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 […]
** UPDATED DEC. 21** Wedge releases its first barrel aged beer, Hi-Wire’s 10W-40 returns and more local beer news.
“We don’t need more beer or breweries. We need more space for people to have real, multifaceted lives beyond the Disney-fied dystopian construct that Asheville has become at a cost to all else.”
The new Charlotte Street yeast-production and testing facility will open a fermentation-focused restaurant and taproom this fall.
Eclipse parties dominate the horizon, Highland releases brewery-exclusive cans, Catawba raises money for Asheville City Schools and more in this week’s Asheville beer news
Archetype Brewing celebrates its grand opening on July 29 with a day of family-friendly events.
The new pizza-by-the-slice restaurant is taking over the space that once housed Hannah Flanagan’s Irish Pub.
L.A. McCrae discusses plans for the area’s first black, queer, female-owned brewery.
Catawba Brewing releases a new German-style pale lager, Thirsty Monk opens Brother Joe’s Coffee Pub and Burial Beer rolls out a new small-batch offering.
The next installment in the monthly, late-night Buxton Presents series doubles as a pre-party for the Morganton brewery’s State of Origin festival.
The first big event of the 2017 AVL Beer Week celebration offered brews for just about every taste.
Amid industry and public backlash, the Asheville brewery says it remains committed to its employees and the community.
Western North Carolina’s booming restaurant and brewing scenes offer opportunities for jumping into semi-retirement or a phase-two career.
Focusing on flawless production of traditional beer styles, the new brewery is slated to open on the South Slope in late June or early July.
The Waynesville brewery triples its brewing capacity and adds a canning line.
With a total seating capacity of about 160, the combination restaurant and brewery adds another new player to the growing Sweeten Creek Road beer scene.
This season, 11 Thursday home games at McCormick Field will feature discounts on local brews.
The brewery opened with a golden rye made with organic malt, and is following that with a a porter, a red ale and a turmeric ale, all brewed with with fresh well water from owner Phil Desenne’s five-acre farm.
**UPDATED 3/16** Wedge at the Foundation hosts its grand opening, Catawba releases its first small-batch bottle and Asheville Brewing releases an Irish Red in honor of St Paddy’s Day.