**UPDATED SEPT. 20** Catawba continues its month of German-style small-batch brews, Oskar Blues adds a 100-calorie IPA to its year-round lineup and more local beer news.
Wicked Weed releases a rainbow-themed beer to benefit the Campaign for Southern Equality, Ginger’s Revenge and Mad Co. collaborate on a shandy and more local beer news.
Beyond recruiting new companies such as Haakon Industries and Fox Factory, the Asheville-Buncombe County Economic Development Coalition supported workforce development and local startups during fiscal year 2018-19. The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners learned about the return on its $350,000 EDC investment at an Aug. 20 meeting.
**UPDATED AUG. 22** The Collaboratory taps its first four house-brewed beers, Catawba works with Spicewalla on a saison and more local beer news.
**UPDATED AUG. 16** Sideways has a dual bottle release, Hi-Wire teams with a New Orleans brewery for a new gose and more local beer news.
New Belgium releases an N.C. State-themed lager, Burning Can returns to Oskar Blues’ Reeb Ranch and more local beer news.
**UPDATED AUG. 2** Sweeten Creek, Catawba and Burial release fruit-forward small batches and more local beer news.
**UPDATED JULY 26** Burial releases creative draft-only beers, Bhramari cans a customer favorite for the first time and more local beer news.
**UPDATED JULY 17** Catawba celebrates its 20th anniversary with five releases, Asheville Brewing cans Ginger the Llama and more local beer news.
**UPDATED JULY 5** New releases pop up across town as local breweries celebrate Independence Day.
Eurisko and DSSOLVR collaborate on a DIPA, Highland and Urban Orchard bring back seasonal favorites and more local beer news.
**UPDATED: JUNE 12** Burial turns 6, The Whale and Highland celebrate Father’s Day and more local beer news.
**UPDATED JUNE 7** In the wake of AVL Beer Week, State of Origin returns to Morganton, Burial hosts some famous friends and more local beer news.
Produced with a focus on sustainable farming practices and low-intervention fermentation, natural wines are increasingly finding their way onto local wine lists and retail shelves.
Devil’s Foot Beverage Co. recently received a $50,000 grant from NC IDEA, which is being used to help the company expand its staff and reach. Also: Bone & Broth teams up with Metro Wines; Green Opportunities Southside Kitchen prepares a free community cookout; The Lord’s Acre hosts its annual square dance; and more.
**UPDATED MAY 16** Twin Leaf’s Gather of the Roses returns, Burial has a triple can release and more local beer news.
**UPDATED MAY 10** Asheville Brewing and Cigar City combine forces for the Collaboratory’s first release, Bhramari and The Whale work together on a blue Berliner-Weisse and more local beer news.
**UPDATED MAY 3** Cinco de Mayo and Star Wars Day beers are released, 12 Bone Brewing opens and more local beer news.
**UPDATED APRIL 26** Sideways releases a 4-Way IPA split batch, Hillman turns two and more local beer news.
**UPDATED APRIL 19** Bhramari collaborates with Franny’s Farmacy, Listermann Brewing and White Labs on a hemp-infused farmhouse IPA, Oskar Blues releases JAHvanilla Ten FIDY and more local beer news.
**UPDATED MARCH 27** Twin Leaf and Archetype collaborate on an amber lager with locally-sourced ingredients, UpCountry’s head brewer honors his newborn son with an imperial stout and more local beer news.