**UPDATED DEC. 21** Area breweries answer Sierra Nevada’s call to brew a Resilience IPA and raise funds for people impacted by the California Camp Fire and more local beer news.
**UPDATED DEC. 17** Sweeten Creek and UpCountry host anniversary parties while Burial brings back its Tom Selleck holiday celebration — all with new beers, of course.
Asheville City Council will hear public comment on two proposed hotel projects and an economic development incentive grant at its meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 11. City parking fines will rise on Feb. 1, 2019.
**UPDATED DEC. 5** Noble Cider releases this year’s Friar Fig, Archetype debuts its first bottle and more local beer news.
**UPDATED NOV. 30** Craft Centric and TreeRock Social celebrate their first anniversaries, UpCountry taps an Almond Joy-inspired porter and more local beer news.
Local brewery representatives and artists discuss the creative designs on their bottles and cans.
**UPDATED NOV. 21** Special Thanksgiving week and Black Friday events abound throughout the area.
The Can’d Aid Foundation benefits from working with Oskar Blues, while Burial actively gives back through sponsorships of LEAF International and the Asheville Symphony.
**UPDATED NOV. 14** Ginger’s Revenge brings back Appalachian Ginger, Burial releases a Stillwater collaboration and more local beer news.
**UPDATED NOV. 8** Highland releases numerous version of this year’s Cold Mountain, Thirsty Monk and Green Man collaborate on a chartreuse-inspired saison and more local beer news.
**UPDATED NOV. 1** Burial goes all out for the final Burnpile Harvest Fest to be held at its downtown taproom, Oskar Blues brings back Barrel-Aged Ten FIDY and more local beer news.
Local actor Willie Repoley discusses working on the Neil Armstrong biopic “First Man,” Habitat for Humanity screens a documentary on gentrification and more.
**UPDATED OCT. 17** Tasty Beverage and Bruisin’ Ales celebrate an exciting new Foothills release, The Whale hosts an Oktoberfest and more local beer news.
**UPDATED OCT. 10** Asheville Brewing releases its first ginger beer, Daidala brings in Original Sin Cider’s founder for an apple tasting and more local beer news.
**UPDATED OCT. 3** Burial brings Evil Twin’s founder to town, Bhramari hosts a festival celebrating hazy and hoppy brews and more local beer news.
**UPDATED SEPT. 26** Multiple Asheville area breweries take home GABF medals, Appalachian Vintner and Eurisko collaborate on a New England IPA and more local beer news.
**UPDATED SEPT. 21** Archetype releases its first cans, One World West holds a weekend-long grand opening and more local beer news.
**UPDATED SEPT. 14** Burial hosts breweries from Ohio and Nashville, Hillman taps a Busta Rhymes-inspired gose and more local beer news.
Asheville Wine & Food Festival founder and director Bob Bowles says he faced challenges in securing a suitable location for this year’s event. In the meantime, a group of local chefs and business owners are making headway with plans for a new food and beverage festival with an experiential focus for 2019.
**UPDATED SEPT. 7** Catawba releases its first packaged barrel-aged beer, Sweeten Creek releases a Grateful Dead-themed Belgian-style Amber Ale and more local beer news.
**UPDATED AUG. 30** Oskar Blues celebrates the return of Ten FIDY with flights of five variants, Archetype’s brewers lead a blind tasting and more local beer news.