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.
Female higher-ups at Hi-Wire, Urban Orchard and Zebulon discuss crafting exceptional taproom experiences.
Highland releases the first bottle from its barrel-aged program, The Whale and Urban Orchard collaborate on a holiday cider and more local beer news.
**UPDATED NOV. 14** Cold Mountain and Stout Bout return, Tasty Beverage debuts its Fonta Flora-made house beer and more.
Green Man opens The Dweller downtown taproom, Wicked Weed releases 2019 Dark Arts (with seven variant options) and more local beer news.
In her upcoming class Meredith Leigh teaches ways to eliminate food waste. Also: Blue Cheese Festival launches; Ciao Asheville hosts pasta making class; Thanksgiving pre-orders arrive; and plenty more in this week’s Small Bites.
Eurisko and DSSOLVR collaborate on a DIPA, Highland and Urban Orchard bring back seasonal favorites and more local beer news.
**UPDATED JUNE 7** In the wake of AVL Beer Week, State of Origin returns to Morganton, Burial hosts some famous friends and more local beer news.
Devil’s Foot Beverage Co. recently received a $50,000 grant from NC IDEA, which is being used to help the company expand its staff and reach. Also: Bone & Broth teams up with Metro Wines; Green Opportunities Southside Kitchen prepares a free community cookout; The Lord’s Acre hosts its annual square dance; and more.
**UPDATED MAY 16** Twin Leaf’s Gather of the Roses returns, Burial has a triple can release and more local beer news.
Boojum cans its Gem & Juice IPA, Highland releases a new seasonal and more local beer news.
**UPDATED FEB. 22** Eurisko hosts Twin Peaks Day, Highland teams with the Asheville Humane Society 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 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 two local cideries are rolling out new locations on the South Slope and in the heart of downtown Asheville.
**UPDATED JUNE 29** The Casual Pint hosts a Craft Room Growlers reunion party, UpCountry starts a weekly infused beer series and more local beer news.
Blue Dream Curry House will host an anniversary party with special plates and collaborative brews. Also: Bold Rock Hard Cider hosts a Memorial Day barbecue; Green Sage announces a new location; Buxton Hall Barbecue hosts a two-night pop-up; and plenty more in this week’s Small Bites.
Over a dozen neighborhood businesses will participate in the cider-centric, self-guided crawl on March 10.
The West Asheville cidery plans to start production in February 2018 in the former Eagles Nest Outfitters building and will open a tasting room in the spring.
**UPDATED NOV. 17** Vadim Bora Russian Imperial Stout returns at Wedge, Hi-Wire releases a Strongman mix pack and more local beer news.
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.