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Highlights Announced for USEA American Eventing Championships

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What could make a week of the 2017 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena® even more exciting? Hosting an entire week of competition, entertainment and events, including Gladiator Polo™, of course! Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) will be full of activity, entertainment, and competition during Labor Day weekend as Friday night's Gladiator Polo™ match will run ahead of the highly anticipated 2017 Adequan® Gold Cup Series Advanced Show Jumping finale held in the George H. Morris Arena as the highlight of TIEC's "Saturday Night Lights" (SNL) event for the week.

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Sierra Nevada Wins Gold And Silver at European Beer Star 2016

european beer star

"This year it has been more difficult than ever to win a medal in the European Beer Star," says Oliver Dawid, CEO of Private Brauereien Bayern, which has been organizing this competition since 2003. With 2,103 beers from 44 countries, the competition for one of the most sought-after prizes in the international brewing world received a record number of entries.

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Salvage Station to Offer Free Admission to WNC Battle of the Burger on August 21

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The 3rd Annual WNC Battle of the Burger is celebrating three years and is excited to announce they have just signed Salvage Station as their headlining sponsor. As part of this partnership, the event will be free and open to the public. The doors open to General Admission guests at 2pm, but the main bar will be open at their normal opening time of noon.

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Asheville’s Thirsty Monk Pub & Brewery Acquires Asheville’s French Broad Brewery

thirsty monk french broad

In a refreshing twist to the many recent brand acquisitions by macro beer, Thirsty Monk would like to announce we have worked out a deal with our Asheville neighbors and friends at French Broad Brewery to purchase their brand and operations. The transaction is scheduled to close this summer. Both breweries will be pouring at the Not So Big BIG Beer Festival on June 1st during Asheville Beer Week, and invite you to come celebrate this big announcement.

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Sierra Nevada Partners with Mahrs Brau on New Oktoberfest Beer

mahrs brau brewing

Sierra Nevada is pleased to announce Bamberg, Germany’s Mahrs Bräu as their brewing partner for this year’s Oktoberfest seasonal beer. Released each fall, Sierra Nevada’s Oktoberfest collaborative seasonal will feature a different German brewery every year. The partnership blends centuries of brewing tradition with modern spirit, giving craft drinkers the ultimate Oktoberfest, a festival beer unlike any they’ve experienced in the US.

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HiWire Brewing Announces Inaugural How do you LagerFest?

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HiWire Brewing, known for its approachable beer, will be hosting its Inaugural How do you LagerFest? on Saturday, May 14th from 12:00pm 8: 00pm at their Big Top location 2 Huntsman Place.

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New Dinosaur Exhibit Unveiled for Future Asheville Museum of Science

colburn earth science

 Colburn Earth Science Museum will host a hard-hat tour and unveil its first new exhibit for the Asheville Museum of Science. In conjunction with the North Carolina Science Festival, taking place through April 24, 2016, the Colburn will present their newly purchased dinosaur – a Terataphoneus curriei. Similar to a sub-adult Tyrannosaurus Rex, the Terataphoneus curriei was discovered by paleontologist John Hankla, who will be at the museum for the unveiling. 

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A Beer Festival Beyond Just Tasting – Asheville Beer Expo

Asheville Beer Expo 2016

This past Saturday, February 27th, The Venue in Downtown Asheville was filled wall-to-wall with craft beer lovers, brewers, and entrepreneurs as they hosted the Asheville Beer Expo.  The Asheville Brewers Alliance invited about 30 breweries to this variation on a common beer festival.

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A Taste of the 9th Annual Winter Warmer

Asheville Winter Warmer

The US Cellular Center in downtown Asheville hosted the 9th Annual Winter Warmer Beer Festival this Saturday.  Many of the region’s finest breweries were in attendance as well as booths for local food and other organizations, including the event’s main sponsor, MountainTrue.

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Bold Rock Hard Cider Celebrates Opening in Mills River

Bold Rock Hard Cider

Today, the largest hard cider marker in the Carolinas opened their doors to hundreds of excited locals. Only a few miles from  Sierra Nevada Brewery, Bold Rock Hard Cider welcomed visitors to their 22,500 square foot bottling facility at 72 School House Road in Mills River. The two level tasting room overlooks the production space, where locally sourced apples will be turned into alcoholic beverages available in a variety of flavors. 

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