**UPDATED MAY 16** Twin Leaf’s Gather of the Roses returns, Burial has a triple can release and more local beer news.
**UPDATED MARCH 27** Twin Leaf and Archetype collaborate on an amber lager with locally-sourced ingredients, UpCountry’s head brewer honors his newborn son with an imperial stout and more local beer news.
**UPDATED MARCH 21** Archetype’s second location is open, Pisgah cans its Turtleback Brown Ale and more local beer news.
**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 7** Oskar Blues and Wicked Weed release beers in honor of International Women’s Day, Twin Leaf and Ginger’s Revenge celebrate anniversaries and more local beer news.
**UPDATED NOV. 8** Highland releases numerous version of this year’s Cold Mountain, Thirsty Monk and Green Man collaborate on a chartreuse-inspired saison and more local beer news.
**UPDATED OCT. 25** Wicked Weed releases this year’s Dark Arts, Twin Leaf taps a candy roaster squash beer made in collaboration with Slow Food Asheville and more local beer news.
The Oct. 25 event features a small-batch candy roaster grisette ale and a potluck gathering.
**UPDATED SEPT. 21** Archetype releases its first cans, One World West holds a weekend-long grand opening and more local beer news.
**UPDATED AUG. 2** The Bruisin’ Ales staff shares some favorite Canadian craft brews, The Whale celebrates the end of Grimm’s gypsy ways and more local beer news.
There’s typically a time limit for each presenter, and some open mics have a theme or a host to usher the evening along, but what happens in front of the microphone is, truly, wide open to possibility.
7 Clans Brewing debuts its first beer, Hi-Wire hosts its second NC Small Batch Festival and more local beer news.
Valentine’s events abound, Hi-Wire’s Sour and Wild Program releases two new bottles and more local beer news.
Thirsty Monk, Oskar Blues and other businesses combine beer with an assortment of foods for a memorable night out.
The Cajun Cookoff returns to the Salvage Station. Also: Firestorm Books & Coffee hosts a vegetarian potluck, Our Global Table fundraiser benefits Pisgah Legal’s Justice for All Project, Cuban food comes to Twin Leaf Brewery, Mamacitas hosts a fundraiser for ArtSpace Charter School and Knife & Fork starts its annual winter pop-up series.
**UPDATED DEC. 13** Thirsty Monk hosts a Winter Brew Night, Sweeten Creek turns two, Burial and Other Half hold a holiday party and more local beer news.
The Grail and Asheville Jewish Community Center present a documentary about Israel’s influential Farag photography business, Pack Library offers a Star Wars refresher and more.
Kira Bursky screens her new short film as part of a seven-artist showcase, multiple venues host scary movie series and more.
The Church of the Advocate celebrates 20 years of service in Asheville. Also in this week’s food news: a beer and pie pairing with Twin Leaf Brewery and Whisk AVL, Real Food Revolution Dinner 2, wine dinner at Chestnut with Mountain Brook Vineyards and PRIDE Family Picnic.
**UPDATED SEPT. 22** Whistle Hop brings back its Orange Blossom Ginger Tripel, UpCountry cans its second brew and more local beer news.
Twin Leaf shares its first canned beer, Sweeten Creek collaborates with Can Creek Cycling Components and more local beer news.