Due to complications stemming from Hurricane Florence, the 22nd annual event has been postponed.
Mike Rangel and Doug Riley recount the origins of the brewery, pizzeria and discount cinema and how it’s remained a local favorite.
Asheville Tacos and Taps will offer food and growler bottles at a Merrimon Avenue drive-thru location.
An insatiable craving for Mexican food had pizza and brew man Mike Rangel dreaming of the satisfying crunch of a hard-shelled taco.
Five years ago, AVL Beer Week began — as many great things do — over a few locally crafted beers among friends. Developed as a means to support and promote Asheville’s craft brewing industry, AVL Beer Week has now become a local tradition in its own right.
In a response to an announcement from a Nevada-based Hindu activist condemning Asheville Brewing’s Shiva IPA, co-owner Mike Rangel says the company has used the image sensitively after consulting with local and state Hindu leaders, and has no plans to drop the beer.