The first big event of the 2017 AVL Beer Week celebration offered brews for just about every taste.
Beer writers Tony Kiss and Scott Douglas interview Western North Carolina beer personalities on our new podcast, Xpress on Tap.
The new year is bringing a new batch of beers to the local market — some bottled, others draft. Plus, there’s a new cider from Bold Rock. Here’s a rundown of what’s in the works. Asheville Brewing has teamed with Deschutes brewery of Bend Oregon to release Nottoway River Rye Bock. The draft beer arrives […]
Since its debut a decade ago, Winter Warmer has established itself as one of the foremost beer festivals in Western North Carolina. And with its focus on sturdy, warming brews, it remains a favorite among locals looking to take the edge off the winter chill.
In the months since West Asheville’s old Altamont Brewing was sold and rebranded as UpCountry Brewing, many on the local beer scene have wondered what new owner John Cochran would do with the place. Cochran is one of the South’s pioneering craft brewery owners, having co-founded Terrapin Brewing of Athens, Ga., and helped build it into […]
Tony Kiss reports on a host of new packaged beers Highland Brewing plans to roll out in early 2017.
Some local leaders in the beer industry are saying that it might be time to step aside and let the other kids play in the sandbox, but the Asheville Convention and Visitors Bureau says otherwise.