Hi-Wire hosts its third consecutive multi-brewery drive-thru pallet weekend sale, DSSOLVR adds six canned offerings to its portfolio and more local beer news.
On Tuesday, March 3, Mother Ocean Market will host its grand opening. Also: The Whale: A Craft Beer Collective and 12 Bones team up for a leap year beer dinner; Noble Cider hosts its fifth annual Chili Cookoff, benefiting Girls on the Run of WNC; Root Down Kitchen opens at Salvage Station; and plenty more in this week’s Small Bites.
Noble Cider opens its downtown Greenhouse space, Sweeten Creek partners with Riverbend for a Red IPA and more local beer news.
Located on Rankin Avenue, Noble Cider’s The Greenhouse will host its grand opening Friday, June 21. Also: SouthEast Crab Feast comes to town; the Mountain Jewish Festival returns; and more.
The refreshing, low-calorie beverages provide a new option for customers while offering the brewers and cider makers an intriguing technical challenge.
Twisted Laurel announces a series of new menu items and events. Also: Tex-Mex menu comes to Buxton Hall; New brunch menu at Butcher Bar West; Hopey & Company to close Sweeten Creek location and more.
**UPDATED FEB. 8** Noble Cider and Ginger’s Revenge release new packaged products, The Whale celebrates the arrival of Modern Times and more local beer news.
**UPDATED JAN. 25** Oskar Blues launches its Can-O-Bliss IPA Series, The Whale welcomes Fat Orange Cat Brewing Co. to town and more local beer news.
From unexpected expansions to hemp beers, the local brewing industry overlapped in a handful of standout areas over the past year.
**UPDATED DEC. 5** Noble Cider releases this year’s Friar Fig, Archetype debuts its first bottle and more local beer news.
**UPDATED NOV. 14** Ginger’s Revenge brings back Appalachian Ginger, Burial releases a Stillwater collaboration and more local beer news.
The two local cideries are rolling out new locations on the South Slope and in the heart of downtown Asheville.
**UPDATED SEPT. 21** Archetype releases its first cans, One World West holds a weekend-long grand opening and more local beer news.
Dahlias take center stage with events at the Hendersonville botanical garden.
Local brewery and cidery sales reps discuss the ins and outs of their jobs.
**UPDATED JUNE 21** The Asheville Pink Boots Society holds its first official meeting, Sweeten Creek releases its first seasonal canned offering and more local beer news.
After a major renovation, Rezaz has reopened with a new look and a fresh menu. Also: Noble Cider holds its third annual Chili Cookoff, The Inn on Biltmore Estate earns accolades, Gan Shan West hosts Sunday Japanese izakaya pop-ups and Edna’s of Asheville has closed.
WNC cideries prefer to source their ingredients locally whenever possible. Yet April through August, it can be especially difficult to secure enough local apples to meet production demands.
The fifth annual event provides an opportunity to reflect on the local cider industry — one that’s grown to the extent that new types of business models and specialty stores have emerged alongside national and state associations, helping established and new producers better educate consumers and grow their brands.
**UPDATED SEPT. 8** UpCountry welcomes Southbound Brewing to the Asheville market with a collaborative event and brew, Asheville Brewing and Industry Nine bring back i9PA and more local beer news.
Entering its ninth year, the Asheville Wine & Food Festival will take place at Pack Square Park. Also: Taco Throwdown and Tequila Tasting returns to The Grey Eagle, Table hosts Service Industry Luncheon, Noble Cider teams up with OWL Bakery and Looking Glass Creamery for an evening event and more in this week’s Small Bites.