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Carolina Beer Guy: Rural breweries face distinct pandemic challenges
Spacious outdoor areas have helped keep Homeplace, Innovation, Whiteside and Mad Co. in business, though mask noncompliance from tourists has offered occasional challenges.
Carolina Beer Guy: Breweries adapt to COVID-19 obstacles
Area breweries rely on to-go and delivery orders while taprooms are closed.
Carolina Beer Guy: Head brewer jobs experience frequent turnover
Area head brewers reflect on their professional work and why they and others hop from job to job.
Beer today, gone tomorrow: Asheville beer happenings Feb. 4-10
**UPDATED FEB. 7** Homeplace opens its second location, Thirsty Monk joins the hard seltzer ranks and more local beer news.
Small bites: Asheville Restaurant Week returns
Asheville Restaurant Week returns with over 30 participating eateries offering special deals. Also: Bold Rock Hard Cider partners with À La Mode Macaron for a food and drink pairing; tickets are now available for the Asheville Food Fan Awards; District Wine Bar has settled on a new name; and plenty more in this week’s Small bites.
Carolina Beer Guy: WNC beer industry developments in 2020
The coming year brings new brewery openings, expansions and fresh products.
Food writer Ronni Lundy reflects on WNC’s 2019 food scene highlights
Burnsville resident Ronni Lundy is the author of Victuals, An Appalachian Journey with Recipes, winner of the 2017 James Beard Foundation Awards for Best Cookbook and Best American Cookbook. She reflects on what she considered to be some of the most impactful developments in the local food and beverage community in 2019. Benne on Eagle. […]
Beer Scout: Homeplace Beer Co. builds second Burnsville location
John Silver plans to open his brewery’s new three-story location in early 2020.
Beer today, gone tomorrow: Asheville beer happenings Sept. 17-23
**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.
Beer today, gone tomorrow: Asheville beer happenings Jan. 29-Feb. 4
**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.
Beer today, gone tomorrow: Asheville beer happenings Jan. 15-21
**UPDATED JAN. 18** Pisgah and Foothills Butcher Bar collaborate on a smoked porter, Archetype has a dual can release and more local beer news.
Small Bites: Foothills Meats brings back its Butcher Table events
Foothills Meats revives its Butcher Table dinner series in Black Mountain. Also, OWL Bakery hosts the Slow Food Asheville Happy Hour, the Nu Wray Inn and Homeplace Beer Co. join forces for a pop-up beer dinner series, Villagers offers a class on making ghee and much more local food news.
Carolina Beer Guy: Burnsville hosts town’s first brew fest
“It’s the first time that anything remotely like this has happened in Burnsville,” says festival producer John Silver, who also owns Homeplace Beer Co.
Carolina Beer Guy: Taproom styles convey breweries’ brands
Representatives from Ginger’s Revenge, New Belgium, Highland and Homeplace discuss their individual taprooms’ styles.
Beer today, gone tomorrow: Asheville beer happenings March 20-26
**UPDATED MARCH 21** Luella’s collaborates with Wicked Weed on a golden sour, five Asheville breweries remain in Strange Carolinas’ North Carolina Beer Bracket and more local beer news.
Carolina Beer Guy: Despite aluminum tariff, more brewers using cans
Local brewers discuss the benefits and costs of aluminum packaging and whether a new federal tax will change the price of their beers.
Carolina Beer Guy: Meet brewer John Silver
The latest in the brewer profile series looks at the owner and head brewer of Homeplace Beer Co. in Burnsville.
Beer today, gone tomorrow: Asheville beer happenings Jan. 9-15
**UPDATED JAN. 10** Bhramari celebrates its second anniversary with four taproom releases, Archetype unveils its first barrel-aged offering and more local beer news.
Carolina Beer Guy: Cold weather brings breweries challenges, opportunities
Long-time brewery owners and those new to the scene realize that winter in the mountains can be tough on business.
Beer Scout: Homeplace Beer Co. is Yancey County’s first brewery
Open since early June, Yancey County’s first brewery focuses on sessionable yet flavorful beers made with local ingredients.