**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.
**UPDATED MAY 10** Asheville Brewing and Cigar City combine forces for the Collaboratory’s first release, Bhramari and The Whale work together on a blue Berliner-Weisse and more local beer news.
Brews and Bears returns to the WNC Nature Center with the launch of its monthly summer event series on Friday, May 10. Also: Rhubarb hosts a honey-tasting event; Food For Your Fingers opens; Tressa’s Downtown Jazz & Blues closes; and more.
**UPDATED MAY 3** Cinco de Mayo and Star Wars Day beers are released, 12 Bone Brewing opens and more local beer news.
Founder Oscar Wong reflects on the latest milestone of Asheville’s oldest craft brewery and is optimistic about the people and products guiding its next quarter century.
**UPDATED APRIL 26** Sideways releases a 4-Way IPA split batch, Hillman turns two and more local beer news.
**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.
Opinions vary on whether Asheville has too many breweries or if the local industry can sustain more.
**UPDATED APRIL 12** Thirsty Monk collaborates with Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project on two new beers, UpCountry’s Brevard taproom has its grand opening and more local beer news.
Boojum cans its Gem & Juice IPA, Highland releases a new seasonal and more local beer news.
**UPDATED MARCH 27** Twin Leaf and Archetype collaborate on an amber lager with locally-sourced ingredients, UpCountry’s head brewer honors his newborn son with an imperial stout and more local beer news.
**UPDATED MARCH 21** Archetype’s second location is open, Pisgah cans its Turtleback Brown Ale and more local beer news.
**UPDATED MARCH 14** Irish Stouts abound in advance of St. Patrick’s Day, a pair of Wicked Weed’s Angels return and more local beer news.
With the South Atlantic Hops Conference in town March 16-17, local brewers discuss their favorite hops and the varieties’ standout qualities.
This roundup takes a look at three Asheville based acts in three very different musical styles, plus a compelling national-level musician who’s also a respected activist, theologian, author and documentary filmmaker.
**UPDATED MARCH 1** Catawba’s Peanut Butter Jelly Time returns with two versions, Tasty spotlights Wilmington-based New Anthem Beer Project and more local beer news.
**UPDATED FEB. 22** Eurisko hosts Twin Peaks Day, Highland teams with the Asheville Humane Society and more local beer news.
The third yearly celebration of the state’s female brewing industry workers makes its Asheville debut March 2 at Highland Brewing Co.