**UPDATED DEC. 12** Wicked Weed and The Chemist release a collaborative bierbrand, Sweeten Creek cans Scooties Stout and more local beer news.
Highland releases the first bottle from its barrel-aged program, The Whale and Urban Orchard collaborate on a holiday cider and more local beer news.
**UPDATED NOV. 14** Cold Mountain and Stout Bout return, Tasty Beverage debuts its Fonta Flora-made house beer and more.
The 24th edition of Asheville’s first seasonal beer debuts Nov. 14.
**UPDATED OCT. 4** Highland celebrates Barrel-Aged Beer Day, Oskar Blues collaborates with The String Cheese Incident and more local beer news.
**UPDATED SEPT. 27** Zebulon releases a beer three years in the making, Burial debuts Bolo Six Ways and more local beer news.
“Some people say, ‘I really don’t know about polka,’ but we make it for everyone,” clarinet player Adam Bennett says. “This year, we threw in ‘Africa,’ by Toto.”
**UPDATED SEPT. 20** Catawba continues its month of German-style small-batch brews, Oskar Blues adds a 100-calorie IPA to its year-round lineup and more local beer news.
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. 22** The Collaboratory taps its first four house-brewed beers, Catawba works with Spicewalla on a saison 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.
Multiple local breweries have created literature-inspired beers to honor the institution’s 100 years of of being a free public library.
**UPDATED JULY 12** Archetype releases a Raspberry Saison that’s been aging for 20 months, Catawba taps a brown ale inspired by “A Confederacy of Dunces” and more local beer news.
**UPDATED JULY 5** New releases pop up across town as local breweries celebrate Independence Day.
Eurisko and DSSOLVR collaborate on a DIPA, Highland and Urban Orchard bring back seasonal favorites and more local beer news.
Noble Cider opens its downtown Greenhouse space, Sweeten Creek partners with Riverbend for a Red IPA and more local beer news.
**UPDATED: JUNE 12** Burial turns 6, The Whale and Highland celebrate Father’s Day 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.
Young people and animals are generally welcome at local taprooms, though certain exceptions apply.
**UPDATED MAY 16** Twin Leaf’s Gather of the Roses returns, Burial has a triple can release and more local beer news.