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Wicked Weed Brewing To Release New Series ‘Angel’ Sours Throughout 2015

Wicked Weed Brewing

Wicked Weed Brewing opened its doors in late 2012 with two sour beers on draught, something ground-breaking in the city of Asheville. One of those beers was Black Angel, a black sour aged six months in bourbon-barrels with tart cherries.

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Sierra Nevada Launches 2015 With 3 All New Beers

Sierra Nevada Beer Company logo

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is debuting two year-round beers in early 2015: the intensely hop-heavy Hop Hunter IPA and thesessionable Nooner Pilsner. The brewery will also unveil its newest spring seasonal selection, Beer Camp Hoppy Lager, for a total of three brand-new beers for craft drinkers to explore.Hop Hunter IPA feature soil from wet hops steam distilled in the hop field, minutes after harvest—for the first time, drinkers can taste wet-hop character year-round.

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Frommer’s Tourism Guide: You’ve got the wrong idea about Asheville

Asheville River Arts District Warehouse Studios

Asheville has been making top 10 lists for years, driving tourists to our fair city by the droves. As much as the locals complain about tourist season, people understand that tourism dollars are a crucial part of Asheville's annual budget. It always makes us feel warm fuzzes inside seeing the city we love top another list. When the reasons for being added to the list are grossly misleading, however, it can make those warm fuzzies turn into seeds of rage. 

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New Belgium Starts Hiring for East Coast Brewery and Distribution Center

New Belgium Brewing Rendering

New Belgium Brewing will kick off their Asheville hiring phase at Asheville’s 9th Annual Homecoming Job Fair on January 7, 2015. The company will hire about 50 full-time positions with benefits for their Asheville location throughout 2015, and at full build out their east coast digs will be home to approximately 140 full time coworkers. Additional sales positions will be hired in cities along the eastern seaboard as they expand.

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Jazz Brunch at Burial Beer Sunday 12/28/14

Burial Beer Company

They  will also be serving 1000 Faces Coffee as well as Beermosas with their Fransisca Satsuma Blonde and OJ (of course)! However it doesn't stop there- we are releasing our Voorhamer Imperial Stout on Sunday! The stouts are back in action!

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Number 96 and the Taste of Karma

You order one up, you drink one down - 96 pints of beer at the bar.

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Asheville Beer Week 2014: Mario Kart

It's the last day of the 2014 Asheville Beer Week folks. We saved the best for last in terms of drinking games - trust us, you'll love this one. What could be better then Asheville beer, an old school game system, and an iconic game? Nothing, my dear friends. Nothing

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Asheville Beer Week 2014: Kings Cup

You Will Need: beer, a deck of cards

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Beer Week 2014: AnimaL

Three more days left of beer week 2014 folks! As a continuation of our beer week series, we are going to introduce you to a drinking game called AnimaL. This fast paced thinking game requires you to be quick on your feet and with your words. This is an ideal drinking game to be played as an icebreaker with a group of new friends. Grab some growlers, shot glasses, and your beer of choice and let's play AnimaL!

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Asheville Beer Week 2014: Flip Cup

Another oldie but goodie, the classic Flip Cup is a game that people (even tipsy) take seriously. Don't take my word for it - on my internet travels I found a website dedicated to the Major League Flip Cup, and the World Series Flip Cup Event. Perhaps beer week isn't an official drinking game event, but it is still a good period of time to practice for your team - maybe you can take the gold in the 2014 World Series Flip Cup Event (time and date to be announced). 

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