**UPDATED APRIL 18** 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 7** Oskar Blues and Wicked Weed release beers in honor of International Women’s Day, Twin Leaf and Ginger’s Revenge celebrate anniversaries and more local beer news.
The inaugural competition and fundraiser for Xpand takes place Feb. 24 at the Hi-Wire Big Top.
**UPDATED FEB. 8** Noble Cider and Ginger’s Revenge release new packaged products, The Whale celebrates the arrival of Modern Times and more local beer news.
**UPDATED FEB. 1** Archetype and the NC Craft Beverage Museum partner for a night of beer trivia, Highland taps a Berliner Weisse in conjunction with Night Flight 2019 and more local beer news.
**UPDATED JAN. 25** Oskar Blues launches its Can-O-Bliss IPA Series, The Whale welcomes Fat Orange Cat Brewing Co. to town and more local beer news.
Hi-Wire teams with Rhinegeist, Revelry and Monday Night for its third spray-paint-themed mix pack.
**UPDATED JAN. 9** Asheville Brewing releases 2019 Love Ninja, Highland taps a trio of new small-batch beers and more local beer news.
From unexpected expansions to hemp beers, the local brewing industry overlapped in a handful of standout areas over the past year.
**UPDATED DEC. 5** Noble Cider releases this year’s Friar Fig, Archetype debuts its first bottle and more local beer news.
**UPDATED NOV. 21** Special Thanksgiving week and Black Friday events abound throughout the area.
The brewery’s annual competition features 21 beers from North Carolina breweries and gives way to cherished winter releases from local industry peers.
**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 OCT. 25** Wicked Weed releases this year’s Dark Arts, Twin Leaf taps a candy roaster squash beer made in collaboration with Slow Food Asheville and more local beer news.
Plum Nectar, a dry-hopped Berliner Weisse by Sarah Gulotta and Katie Smith, will be released Oct. 17 at both breweries. $1 from each pint sold will benefit the local Pink Boots Society.
**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.
Brevard Brewing’s Kyle Williams and Hi-Wire’s Luke Holgate discuss their acclaimed märzens.
**UPDATED SEPT. 21** Archetype releases its first cans, One World West holds a weekend-long grand opening and more local beer news.
**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. 24** Zillicoah hosts a session beer festival to raise funds for Our Voice, Catawba, UpCountry and Thirsty Monk release Brut IPAs and more local beer news.
**UPDATED AUG. 15** Sanctuary turns three, Burial collaborates with Blackberry Farm and more local beer news.