**UPDATED APRIL 11** Hi-Wire releases a Brett saison, Catawba debuts a line of hazy NEIPAs, Wedge taps a beer celebrating its 10th anniversary and more local beer news.
**UPDATED APRIL 5** Hi-Wire releases an IPA brewed in honor of the Asheville City Soccer Club, NC Belgian Beer Fest returns to Thirsty Monk Biltmore Village and more local beer news.
**UPDATED March 27** Zillicoah releases its first canned collaboration, Hi-Wire pairs a new stout with Swedish pastries and more local beer news.
**UPDATED MARCH 21** Luella’s collaborates with Wicked Weed on a golden sour, five Asheville breweries remain in Strange Carolinas’ North Carolina Beer Bracket and more local beer news.
Poison Free Asheville screens a documentary about mountain lion P-22 at UNCA, the Fine Arts shows a profile on Alice Walker and more.
UNC Asheville hosts its 17th annual F-Word (Feminist) Film Festival, Michael Flanagan and other musicians live improvise a score to “House (Hausu)” at The Mothlight and more.
Orbit DVD brings found footage video remixers Everything Is Terrible! to The Mothlight, Palestinian filmmaker and Asheville resident Yousef Natsha screens his documentary at The BLOCK off biltmore and more.
Ginger’s Revenge releases its first bottle, Thirsty Monk and Sanctuary celebrate anniversaries and more local beer news.
A solid education, previous experience and a willingness to work hard can open doors at Asheville area breweries.
**UPDATED JAN. 10** Bhramari celebrates its second anniversary with four taproom releases, Archetype unveils its first barrel-aged offering and more local beer news.
Asheville-area brewery representatives name their favorite local and non-local beers from 2017, as well as standout industry accomplishments.
** UPDATED DEC. 21** Wedge releases its first barrel aged beer, Hi-Wire’s 10W-40 returns and more local beer news.
Long-time brewery owners and those new to the scene realize that winter in the mountains can be tough on business.
**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.
**UPDATED DEC. 7** Black Cloud and Whistle Hop turn one, Rayburn Farm and Archetype host a pineapple sage brew-off, and Cliff Mori talks American sours in this week’s local beer news.
Is it better to hold on to this year’s Cold Mountain and compare it with the 2018 edition or enjoy it now?
Burial releases three packaged beers, Catawba releases two and Highland brings back Black Watch in this week’s local beer news.
**UPDATED NOV. 17** Vadim Bora Russian Imperial Stout returns at Wedge, Hi-Wire releases a Strongman mix pack and more local beer news.
Wedge, Hillman, Currahee and BearWaters took home medals from the Denver event Oct. 5-7.
In addition to some exciting bottle and can releases, this week features a number of special events, including Mad Co. Brew House’s first birthday party, Blue Ghost Brewing Co.’s second Fall Harvest Festival and Burial’s Burnpile Festival.
From Asheville to Sylva to Pisgah Forest, area brewery owners make the most of the natural and man-made scenery on their properties.