**UPDATED DEC. 7** Black Cloud and Whistle Hop turn one, Rayburn Farm and Archetype host a pineapple sage brew-off, and Cliff Mori talks American sours in this week’s local beer news.
**UPDATED SEPT. 29** Bruisin’ Ales releases a collaboration with Olde Hickory, Burial hosts a triple release, Sierra Nevada holds its third annual Oktoberfest and more local beer news.
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
**UPDATED AUG. 2** Catawba Brewing raises money for local beer person Kyle Milligan’s medical expenses, the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation’s 2017 Find Your Pint fundraiser kicks off at Oyster House, Black Cloud hosts an Innovation Brewing tap takeover and more local beer news.
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.
Hi-Wire releases the latest bottles from its Single Barrel Series, Catawba hosts a beach bash with Buxton Hall Barbecue and Monk Beer Academy delves into the history and growth of North Carolina craft beer.
**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.
Wedge at the Foundation opens for business, Catawba releases Peanut Butter and Jelly Time and Hi-Wire hosts the inaugural N.C. Small Batch Fest
Local breweries host Valentine’s date nights, Zebulon releases an experimental beer and the Asheville Brewers Alliance hosts the second AVL Beer Expo.
Appalachian Vintner welcomes Adam Avery, Burial celebrates International Gruit Day, Pisgah celebrates Stout Hog Day and Asheville Brewing raises funds for worthy charities with Atlanta-based band Blackberry Smoke.
Asheville Brewing and Deschutes release a collaborative bock, Pisgah releases this year’s Vanilla Porter and Wedge debuts a ginseng ESB.
Burial releases its first 500-milliter bottles, Bhramari releases its first cans and holiday hours will be posted throughout the week.
Burial hosts its third-annual Burnpile, Wicked Weed hosts a beer lunch to benefit Pisgah Legal Services and Halloween celebrations abound.
** UPDATED OCT. 15** Pour Taproom finds a new home, Burial releases Tin Cup cans and EDISON hosts a Fonta Flora beer brunch
**UPDATED SEPT. 19** Greenman releases Bootsy and Maceo, Fonta Flora is set to host NC’s first Zwanze Day and White Labs starts accepting applications
**UPDATED AUGUST 3** Burial releases two collabs, ABC taps a new sour and Twin Leaf revives its anniversary beer due to popular demand
**UPDATED MAY 13** Burial releases a beer commemorating head brewer Tim Gormley’s birthday, Green Man expands distribution to Georgia, and local breweries support National Bike to Work Week.
**UPDATED APRIL 15** In this week’s Asheville beer news, Burial Beer Co. releases a small-batch brew to benefit label artist David Paul Seymour’s film effort, Planet of DOOM; Highland Brewing Co. releases its second seasonal of 2016; Pisgah Brewing Co. celebrates its 11th anniversary and more.
**SNOW UPDATE JAN. 23** Check throughout the day for updates on inclement weather hours for Asheville breweries, beer bars, and bottle shops. Green Man brings back Dweller, Asheville Brewing debuts beers inspired by The Beatles and The Who and Burial hosts a double bottle release.
**UPDATED NOV. 11** Font Flora turns two, Pisgah rolls out a 10th anniversary DIPA and Cold Mountain gets a four-day release.
Burial’s flagship beer returns in can form, Asheville Brewing releases a dry-hopped sour blonde and Thirsty Monk’s taps cede control to pumpkin ales.