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Hi-Wire Brewing

Located in Downtown Asheville, NC, Hi-Wire Brewing is known for producing approachable and balanced ales and lagers, most notably it’s Hi-Wire Lager, Prime Time Pale Ale, Bed of Nails Brown, and Hi-Pitch IPA. Awarded the most medals at the 2014 NC Brewer’s Cup and Best New North Carolina Brewery of 2013 by RateBeer, Hi-Wire’s award-winning beers can be found on draft and bottles in North Carolina bars and retail shops as well as in their downtown Asheville tasting room. In July 2015, craft beer drinkers can also enjoy Hi-Wire beer at their Big Top, a 27,000 square foot production facility opening in Biltmore Village, a half mile from the Biltmore Estate. In addition to flagship beers, Hi-Wire offers a rotating selection of seasonal brews as well as specialty brews from their Ringmaster's Reserve Series. Learn more about the company at hiwirebrewing.com

Hi-Wire Brewing Begins Distribution to Indiana

Hi-Wire Brewing has extended its distribution footprint again this year with the addition of Indiana bringing the total count to nine states east of the Mississippi. Beginning Monday, October 12, Craftroads Beverage out of Indianapolis will be distributing Hi-Wire’s full lineup of flagships, seasonals, and specialty releases throughout the Hoosier State. 

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Hi-Wire Brewing Announces September Beer Releases

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As the summer sun fades, Hi-Wire Brewing is gearing up for Fall 2020 with three new releases in three very different series including a new take on a beloved imperial stout, a local version of a Munich classic, plus a bold and bright sour smoothie that will keep you hanging on to those sunny day feelings just a bit longer.

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Hi-Wire Brewing Announces Plans for Wilmington, NC Taproom

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North Carolina’s Hi-Wire Brewing continues to expand despite the turmoil of the global COVID-19 pandemic with the announcement of a fifth taproom set to open in Wilmington, North Carolina in fall of 2020. Chris Frosaker, co-owner of the Asheville-based brewery, states, “Steady retail, as well as geographic growth, is central to our business plan, even during a pandemic.” With three North Carolina retail taprooms and a fourth in Tennessee, Hi-Wire Brewing’s total distribution footprint has swelled to eight states since opening in 2013, including the expansion to Virginia in April of this year.

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Hi-Wire Brewing Announces July 2020 Beer Releases

Sunny days and climbing temperatures call for bright and bold brews made for outdoor sipping, so in the spirit of summer, Hi-Wire Brewing announces a stacked round of refreshing new beers from a crispy lager collaboration to a generously-fruited release from the popular Sour Smoothie Series.

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Hi-Wire Brewing Begins Distribution to Virginia

Virginia is for (craft beer) lovers, and even in the midst of a global pandemic, Hi-Wire Brewing delivers. Beginning Monday, April 27, Specialty Beverage will be distributing Hi-Wire’s full lineup of flagships, seasonals, and specialty releases throughout the state of Virginia.

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Hi-Wire Brewing Announces Australian Bushfire Relief Fundraising Event

Beer is good. And beer that does good is even better. That’s why on Friday, Feb. 7, Hi-Wire Brewing is donating 100% of proceeds from every glass of Strongman Coffee Milk Stout to support the strong men and women in Australia who are working to fight fires, repair homes, heal people, and rescue wildlife from the devastating bushfires that have been raging across the continent over the past few months. Nearly 25 million acres – an area a little smaller than the state of Tennessee – have been burned and more than a billion animals have been killed in these fires, but unfortunately, they’re not yet fully extinguished. Shocked and heartbroken, Hi-Wire wanted to do its part to provide relief, so it joined forces with 10+ North American breweries for the #BEERFORBUSHFIRERELIEF event coordinated by Brunswick Beer Collective out of Australia. All four Hi-Wire Brewing taprooms – Asheville Big Top, Asheville South Slope, Durham, and Knoxville – will be participating in the event, and donations raised will be distributed evenly between the Australian Red Cross and Wildlife Victoria. 

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Just Announced: Old North Premium Lager

Releasing in January 2020, Old North Premium Lager is a distinct new brand from Hi-Wire Brewing created as a love letter to the state we call home. An embodiment of the everyman, Old North Beer seeks to be the go-to beer for the surfers and the thru-hikers, the foodies and the cookout kings and queens. This refreshing & crisp beer is brewed for everyone in North Carolina and exclusively available in the Old North State.

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Hi-Wire Brewing Expands Distribution to Alabama

Hi-Wire Brewing will be launching distribution in the entire state of Alabama beginning Tuesday, October 15 with roll-out events scheduled through October 17 in Birmingham, Mobile, Montgomery, & Huntsville.  Hi-Wire will be launching Alabama with their entire portfolio, including year-round, seasonal, and specialty beer offerings. For distribution, Hi-Wire has partnered with Alabama Crown Distributing Co., a full-service beverage distributor with wholesale operations in Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee, selling imported and domestic spirits, wines, beers, and specialty products.

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Hi-Wire Brewing Announces Plans To Open New Event Space in Early Summer 2019

Hi-Wire Brewing has acquired the remainder of the building housing their Big Top Production Facility and plans to open a new event space on May 1, 2019. The Event Space at Hi-Wire Brewing is a unique, industrial chic venue, situated just two miles from the heart of Downtown Asheville in Biltmore Village. Located next to their Big Top Production Facility & Taproom, the 5500 square foot Event Space is perfect for weddings, rehearsal dinners, corporate events, luncheons, or private parties.  Guests will have access to amenities including a full-service bar, featuring 8 taps of Hi-Wire beer, bar staff, folding chairs, 8ft rectangular tables, 70” round tables, projector and screen, glassware, wi-fi, and much more. In addition, the rental includes a bridal suite & grooms area decorated and designed by West Elm. The bridal suite will feature 4 vanity stations, a dressing area, bar, and seating area for guests to get ready, while the groom’s suite will include an air hockey table, foosball table, leather sofa, flat screen tv, and wet bar.  PR & Events Coordinator Courtney King notes “We are thrilled to launch The Event Space. It is the perfect venue for all types of occasions. Our dedicated staff has …

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Hi-Wire Brewing Announces Plans for Knoxville, TN Taproom

Continuous and strategic growth has been imperative to the overall success of Asheville, North Carolina’s Hi-Wire Brewing. Established in 2013, Hi-Wire has expanded its distribution footprint to over 6 states and is proud to announce it will be opening its fourth retail taproom in Knoxville, Tennessee in summer 2019.

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