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Biltmore Village Oyster Bar Shucks Franchise

Nan and Steve Klein

A popular Asheville restaurant is shucking its franchise shell. Formerly Virgola, local owners Steve and Nan Klein have parted ways with their franchise affiliation to become The Wine & Oyster, an independently-owned restaurant in Asheville’s flourishing culinary community.

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Black Friday Double-Release at Catawba Brewing

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Catawba Brewing Co. releases two new additions to their Specialty Series – both slated for 5-state distribution – with a Double-Release Party on Black Friday, November 24 at all locations.

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November 2017 Beer Releases from Hi-Wire Brewing

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Hi-Wire Brewing will be releasing four speciality beers in November. Customers can expect one beer from their Sour & Wild Ale program, and three variants of an old fan favorite.  

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Catawba Brewing Announces New Festbier Specialty Release

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Catawba’s Festbier surfaced at Gauley Fest 2016, a fall festival famous among paddlers as American Whitewater’s biggest fundraiser for river conservation nationwide. Brewed in their Asheville pilot brewery, this crowd-pleaser established an early high-water mark for the first year of Catawba’s Small Batch Program.

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Hi-Wire Brewing to Release Two Sours at Inaugural NC Small Batch Festival

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Hi-Wire Brewing will be releasing two wild ales from their speciality Sour & Wild Ale program Saturday, March 4th in conjunction with their first ever NC Small Batch Festival, featuring over 20 North Carolina craft breweries.

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Catawba Brewing Releases Small Batch Belgian Tripel

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Catawba’s Belgian Tripel was inspired by the strong golden ales brewed by the Trappist monks of Flanders and Wallonia. The style is the newest addition to the abbey ale trinity (Dubbel, Tripel, Quadruple), having first appeared at Westmalle Abbey in the 1930s. It was said to be Belgium’s response to the growing popularity of pale colored beers in Europe. However, unlike the prevailing light lagers of the time, the Belgian Tripel utilizes a unique yeast strain, and roughly three times the malt of a standard “Single” – hence the name. The result is a style that helped elevate Belgian beer to a pinnacle once reserved only for the best wines of France or Italy.

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Historic Biltmore Village Welcomes 6 New Merchants

Late afternoon and dusk shots November 19, 2008

Mark Fields & Associates 

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Hi-Wire Brewing 12 Pack Collaboration

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Consumers will be pleased with the unique styles available in the Hi-Wire Collaboration 12-pack. Hi-Wire Brewing’s co-owner, Chris Frosaker, notes “It's been a while since we have been able to do any collab beers, so when we saw some openings at our production brewery, we wanted to go big. We invited NOLA, Hardywood, and Holy City because of the similarity between all of us. All four breweries are about the same size volume-wise, make very approachable year-round beers, and all have adventurous specialty programs. It was a blast making beer with three companies who approach the beer world in such a similar way as we do."

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Catawba’s PB&J Returns March 3rd 2017

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Catawba’s Peanut Butter Jelly Time certainly didn’t take the easy road to its near legendary status among craft beer enthusiasts. This hard-earned liquid lunch is the result of blue-collar brewing – hardhats and bootstraps. Aging beer on whole roasted local WNC peanuts presented a unique challenge in 2012, when Catawba brewed their first 3-barrel batch of PB&J. Five years later and now slated for 4-state distribution, this one-of-a-kind beer has inspired some innovative engineering and a proprietary brewing process.

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Hi-Wire Brewing Announces January Beer Releases

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Hi-Wire Brewing will be releasing four beers in early January 2017 that span every section of their portfolio, including two new seasonals, a limited specialty beer, and a release from their Sour & Wild Ale program.

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