Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.’s Mills River production facility recently became one of only two breweries in the country to receive the U.S. Green Building Council’s Platinum Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, certification.
The Blue Ridge BBQ & Music Festival celebrated its 23rd year June 10-11 in Tryon with visitors from North Carolina and beyond coming together to enjoy cold brews, ‘cue and live music. More than 60 barbecue teams from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee were on hand to compete in categories […]
This year’s VeganFest will offer two days of education, fun and plant-based food in support of the Brother Wolf Animal Sanctuary.
Brewer Mike Karnowski educated and entertained during a recent AVL Beer Week event focused on the evolution of English IPAs.
This year’s event, which sold out days in advance, brought more than 30 area breweries to Roger McGuire Green at Pack Square Park.
For the past few years, Just Brew It functioned as the unofficial kickoff party for AVL Beer Week. It’s hard to beat more than 50 homebrewers serving some of the best beer around. Yet this year the event will wrap the week rather than begin it. Someone needed to fill the void. Highland Brewing Co. […]
The 16th annual Mountain Sports festival is a marriage of music and sports that caters to participants and spectators alike. The festival village, located at Carrier Park, will feature bands, beer, food and, of course, viewing access to a variety of sporting events.
**UPDATED MAY 26** Cucina 24 hosts a Wicked Weed sour beer dinner, Hi-Wire hosts a Foothills Meats beer dinner and AVL Beer Week kicks into high gear.
Matt Addis says he started dreaming of opening a brewery almost immediately after he brewed his first beer. Now that dream is about to become a reality as he and Jonathan Myers prepare to open Habitat Tavern and Commons in May. “I fell in love with brewing in a way that I hadn’t with anything else,” Addis says […]
“One can learn a lot about a culture by examining how it consumes a precious cultural item: beer.”
Now in its third season, Bend and Brew unites craft beer tastings and discussions with yoga sessions at Asheville breweries.
In the aftermath of Buncombe County’s two-year effort to convince Orgegon-based Deschutes Brewery to build its East Coast expansion here, some critics have questioned the strategies employed. Buncombe County Commission Chair David Gantt released today (March 30) a timeline of events and supplemental documents correlated to Deschutes’ decision.
With the construction of its new 20,000-square-foot production facility and taproom in the heart of Asheville’s South Slope, Green Man Brewery honors its downtown roots while moving forward in a big way.
The brewery plans to open a 57,000-square-foot production facility this summer on a 17-acre property in Arden.
Western North Carolina brewers are adding peppers, flowers and other nature-based ingredients to their beers with exciting results.
The Local Barber and Tap provides haircuts and old-fashioned shoeshines along with a taproom pouring local craft brews.
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.
Asheville-area restaurants, breweries, bakeries and wineries are dreaming up Valentine’s Day offerings to satisfy a smorgasbord of sensibilities and budgets.
Situated at the edge of the South Slope brewing district, Bhramari Brewhouse offers not only its own house-made beers, but also a full bar and an intriguing food menu from some Asheville food scene veterans.
The 1.4 acre property outside of Biltmore Village will include a two story taproom and lounge, a production facility and a restaurant.