**UPDATED: OCT. 17** Hi-Wire Brewing’s Mountains to Sea Collaboration 12-pack celebrates breweries from across North Carolina, The Whale taps beers from Duluth, Ga.’s Good Word Brewing and more local beer news.
Several local breweries traveled to Denver, Colo., for the 33rd annual event, with three bringing home top honors.
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.
**UPDATED AUG. 29** Bhramari releases four collaborative cans, Black Mountain Cider & Mead celebrates its sixth anniversary 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.
**UPDATED JULY 26** Burial releases creative draft-only beers, Bhramari cans a customer favorite for the first time and more local beer news.
New beers made alongside Highland, Asheville Brewing, Green Man, Bhramari and Hi-Wire will be available at the June 10 opening.
**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.
In the rare instances when an Asheville area brewery has closed, a new brewery has taken its place.
**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 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.