Botanical Bones receives a $50,000 grant for its expanding dog treat business. Also: North Carolina Craft Beverage Museum launches its traveling exhibit; Brews & Bears celebrates its latest gathering; and more!
Chris Frosaker discusses what goes on behind-the-scenes in Hi-Wire’s expansions while the Sierra Nevada sustainability team offers an update on its work.
Red Fiddle Vittles expands its catering business with a new retail space. Also: Ginger’s Revenge Craft Brewery celebrates its five year anniversary; Chef Chris Cox heads to Mother Ocean Market; and plenty more!
Soul Food Supper returns to help celebrate Black History Month. Also: Hi-Wire Brewing celebrate Mardi Gras with a special beer release; Murasaki Asheville opens in Arden; and more!
As Asheville began reimagining itself over the last 20 years, its dense urban core of older yet viable structures has allowed local, independent restaurants and breweries to obtain affordable — if somewhat decrepit — spaces for their ventures along with opportunities for architects and designers to transform them.
Area breweries are used to the challenges of winter, but added difficulties from the COVID-19 pandemic have many in the industry extra concerned.
Seasonal celebrations have largely been curbed, but plentiful German-style beers and imports are available throughout the local market.
Asheville-area breweries have taken numerous precautions to ensure responsible reopening.
New products continue to enter the market as local breweries strive to remain innovative.
With taprooms closed and critical draft accounts on hold, many area breweries are bringing beer directly to customers’ doorsteps.
Area breweries rely on to-go and delivery orders while taprooms are closed.
Hi-Wire hosts its third consecutive multi-brewery drive-thru pallet weekend sale, DSSOLVR adds six canned offerings to its portfolio and more local beer news.
**POSTPONED** The comedy and bluegrass show stops by Hi-Wire’s Big Top on March 18.
**UPDATED MARCH 6** Burial goes big as Spring approaches, Ginger’s Revenge turns three and more local beer news.
Brew Horizons returns for a second year while Hi-Wire’s Carolina Small Batch expands to include South Carolina breweries.
Female higher-ups at Hi-Wire, Urban Orchard and Zebulon discuss crafting exceptional taproom experiences.
**UPDATED FEB. 21** The first release in the Hi-Wire Loves AVL series is out, Catawba cans a Horchata White Ale and more local beer news.
**UPDATED FEB. 7** Homeplace opens its second location, Thirsty Monk joins the hard seltzer ranks and more local beer news.
**UPDATED JAN. 31** Pisgah’s Stout Hog Day returns, Bruisin’ Ales offers deep discounts on its inventory and more local beer news.
**UPDATED JAN. 24** Hi-Wire teams with Ninkasi, Cigar City and New Belgium on its annual mix-pack, Highland celebrates the Chinese New Year with a Lucky Envelope collaboration and more local beer news.
**UPDATED JAN. 16** The Whale and Wicked Weed collaborate on a blended golden ale, Bhramari turns four and more local beer news.