**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.
**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.
From unexpected expansions to hemp beers, the local brewing industry overlapped in a handful of standout areas over the past year.
The owners of Fairview’s two breweries discuss the rewards and challenges of running a taproom just outside of Asheville.
The brewery opened with a golden rye made with organic malt, and is following that with a a porter, a red ale and a turmeric ale, all brewed with with fresh well water from owner Phil Desenne’s five-acre farm.