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We want to be the brewery of choice in the Southeast. To achieve that goal, we believe it takes more than great beer. With each new hire, it doesn't take long to learn Oscar's mantra: Honesty, integrity and respect. Nothing about beer, not specifically. But the larger ideals that lead to great beer - caring about how it's made, caring for the people involved, from the grain farmer to the mom at the grocery store. Operating within these lines gives rise to a culture around a product. A culture that is sustainable for our employees, our customers and our environment. Come see us! Get a beer at Asheville's first legal brewery and learn what we believe in.

Cold Mountain Beer Release 2020

Highland Brewing Celebrates Return of Cult-Favorite Spiced Winter Ale with Festivities from November 6-14 For the past 24 years, Highland Brewing has kicked off the holiday season with a release party for Cold Mountain Spiced Winter Ale. As with many things this year, Cold Mountain 2020 will look different, including a ticketed weekend of celebration sessions and online pre-orders for the beer.

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HIGHLAND BREWING ADDS RISING HAZE IPA TO YEAR-ROUND LINEUP IN LATE APRIL

North Carolina’s largest native brewer is announcing the release of Rising Haze IPA -- a hazy IPA brewed with Citra, Mosaic and Galaxy hops -- as the latest addition to its year-round lineup. Named with hazy landscapes in mind, the new beer will be distributed across Highland’s Southeastern distribution footprint in 12-ounce cans in late April.

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Highland Brewing Co opens walking trails with beer release

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On March 7 at 5 PM, Highland will embark on a new adventure with the official opening of the first phase of walking trails that sprawl throughout the brewery’s 40-acre campus. The opening will be highlighted by a guided hike led by Highland’s President and Family-Owner, Leah Wong Ashburn, alongside National Geographic Adventurer of the Year and record-holder for through-hiking the Appalachian Trail, Jennifer Pharr Davis.

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HIGHLAND BREWING COMPANY ANNOUNCES TART SPRITZ ALE

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Highland Brewing Company announces the release of Slow Crush, Tart Spritz Ale, as the latest addition to the brewery’s year-round offerings this May.  The regional brewery is celebrating their 25th anniversary milestone with innovation, as evidenced by the release of this refreshing tart spritz ale, unlike any other in Highland’s year-round portfolio. Slow Crush is the brewery’s sessionable fresh take on kettle soured beers and their first to launch in a 16-ounce can format.  Inspired by the incredibly popular cocktail Aperol Spritz, Slow Crush features all-natural ingredients that mirror the Italian aperitif – botanicals like gentian root, cinchona bark and hibiscus flowers. These ingredients are then accentuated by the character from flaked rye and citrus-forward American hops like Citra and Amarillo – a very craft spin. At 5-percent ABV and 20 IBUs, this beer is effervescent with a refreshing acidity that makes a perfect libation for any occasion.  Highland’s R&D Brewer, Trace Redmond, said, “This is a dynamic time in the industry and at Highland. We are exploring what Highland beer can be and creating beers that are different from anything we have ever done before. Slow Crush refers to the tradition of gruits and aperitifs and the way that …

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Highland Brewing Company to Release Starchaser White

Highland Brewing Company is happy to announce the release of Starchaser White, the latest addition to the company’s year-round line-up. Originally released earlier this year as a summer seasonal, this Belgian-inspired white ale is brewed with coriander, candied ginger, and grapefruit peel. Named the fourth best American wheat ale by Vine Pair Inc. in August 2018, and wildly popular in the Highland Tasting Room, the resounding acclaim for this beer made it an easy decision to upgrade the brew to be included in Highland’s year-round portfolio.

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Highland Brewing, Sovereign Remedies, and Biltmore Winery Announce Appalachian Beer and Wine Dinner

 

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Highland Brewing To Shutter Its Doors (Temporarily) February 19

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Asheville’s first craft brewery since Prohibition, Highland Brewing, is closing its doors February 19 - but will reopn 4 days later to celebrate their rebranding.

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Highland to Release New Year-Round Low ABV IPA, Daycation IPA

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Some of the best vacation days are unplanned – snow days, being a tourist in your own town, or a spontaneous day trip. Relish the unscheduled time with Daycation IPA, Highland’s portfolio linchpin and, at 4.9% ABV, the potential for any day to be a Daycation.

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Highland to Release First New Seasonal of 2017, Southern Sixer IPA

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With six hop varieties, 6% ABV, and 60 IBUs, Highland’s new seasonal, Southern Sixer IPA, will have hop fiends grabbing another six-pack. Great hops and a deep dive into sensory panels and dry hop trials led this complex IPA to its final form.

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Highland To Release Black Watch Double Chocolate Milk Stout

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Highland Brewing Company to Release Crowd Favorite, Black Watch Double Chocolate Milk Stout

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