A wealth of Christmas films will be shown this week at area breweries, libraries, movie theaters and event spaces.
Local brewery representatives discuss the benefits and drawbacks of using glass growlers or aluminum Crowlers for on-demand packaged beer.
**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.
The latest in the brewer profile series spotlights Highland’s Trace Redmond and his research and development work on the brewery’s pilot system.
**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 brewery’s annual competition features 21 beers from North Carolina breweries and gives way to cherished winter releases from local industry peers.
**UPDATED NOV. 14** Ginger’s Revenge brings back Appalachian Ginger, Burial releases a Stillwater collaboration and more local beer news.
Mountainfilm on Tour stops by Highland Brewing, Lenoir-Rhyne screens a pair of environmental activism documentaries and more.
**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.
Halloween falls midweek this year, which means while many ghoulish entertainments will take place the preceding weekend, there are still some events to look forward to on Halloween night itself.
**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.
Asheville Brewing’s popular seasonal offering is back Oct. 19, while Highland’s cult favorite will be released Nov. 8.
Highland Brewing screens a documentary about paid family leave, Asheville Brewing presents one on the dwindling populations of wild Alaskan salmon and more.
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.
Discover Americana, hip-hop and an epic battle of sorts between tributes to two of the greatest bands of the rock era.
**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.