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Riverkeeper Beer Series Floats To Wedge At Foundation
June 27, 2017
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Riverkeeper Beer Series Floats To Wedge At Foundation

Next Release At Wedge At Foundation Another new summer beer will soon float into Asheville, as the Riverkeeper Beer Series continues. Six new beers will benefit efforts to clean and protect the French Broad River, available at a series of special events presented by MountainTrue and Blue Ridge Orthodontics, and sponsored by Mix...

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Help “The House That Brewers Built” at Pour Taproom
June 27, 2017
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Help “The House That Brewers Built” at Pour Taproom

Have A Brew At Pour Taproom To Help Habitat For Humanity You have to love living in a place where you can make a difference just by drinking a craft brew. Pour Taproom has partnered with the Asheville Brewers Alliance for a fundraiser for Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity. Come to Pour Thursday July 13 from 5 to 9 pm, when...

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Thirsty Thursday: Asheville Tourists Transform Into Hippies
June 27, 2017
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Thirsty Thursday: Asheville Tourists Transform Into Hippies

Team Temporarily Becoming Hippies Kudos to the Asheville Tourists for being good sports. The team is honoring a bet it technically didn’t even lose, and will help children in need by doing so. Instead of playing as the Asheville Tourists on June 29, the team will take the field as the Asheville Hippies. Doug Maurer, the...

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Travers Brothership Turns 5 at Pisgah Brewing
June 24, 2017
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Travers Brothership Turns 5 at Pisgah Brewing

Bands Plays Pisgah June 29, 30 There was a night recently where Kyle Travers got a nod of recognition from one of the greats. Ike Stubblefield, who is considered the master of the Hammond B3 organ and played with a who’s who of popular music, was on stage with the Travers Brothership. Kyle and his brother, Eric, have played...

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Hi-Wire Presents Summer Movie Classics
June 21, 2017
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Hi-Wire Presents Summer Movie Classics

Flashback Films Shown At Hi-Wire Big Top Once again this summer, Hi-Wire Brewing is schooling a new generation on classic summer movies. The brewery’s Big Top location at 2 Huntsman Place in Biltmore Village kicks off its Summer Classics Movie Series Saturday June 24 with Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure....

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AMOS Science Pub
June 19, 2017
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AMOS Science Pub

Next Science Pub Explores Science of Art The Asheville Museum of Science and The Collider announce their next co-hosted installment of the Science Pub, a free monthly series that continues June 23. Charles Floyd, former Art Director at National Geographic, will present “At The Interface”. “Science isn’t just for...

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Fruit Fun at Catawba: Mango & Apricot Releases
June 15, 2017
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Fruit Fun at Catawba: Mango & Apricot Releases

Two New Catawba Brews Released Catawba Brewing releases two new Small Batch beers this week. First, a Mango IPA (6.5 percent ABV) will be tapped on Thursday, June 15, at all Catawba locations. This is the final test batch in a new series of fruited IPAs that will go into production next month under the name, “Friki Tiki.”...

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Avl Brew In Honor of Neil DeGrasse Tyson
June 13, 2017
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Avl Brew In Honor of Neil DeGrasse Tyson

Asheville Brewing Company will release Bier LemonGrass Tyson, a white ale infused with lemongrass and coriander, on Tuesday, June 13—the day that renowned scientist and beer lover, Neil deGrasse Tyson, will speak at Asheville’s Thomas Wolfe Auditorium. The beer will be available on draft at Asheville and in very limited...

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Celebrate Summer At Fletcher Firefly Festival
June 13, 2017
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Celebrate Summer At Fletcher Firefly Festival

Blue Ghost Hosts Firefly Festival June 24 The mason jar had to have holes poked into the lid. Daylight needed to slowly be fading away. Shoes were always optional. The small window to chase fireflies always made for the end of a perfect day Fireflies are part of summer for kids, just like juicy red watermelons, pool parties and...

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Catawba Releases Dortmunder Export Lager
June 07, 2017
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Catawba Releases Dortmunder Export Lager

New German-Inspired Catawba Small Batch The latest small batch release from Catawba Brewing is an oft-forgotten style, the Dortmunder Export, a classic European pale lager. First brewed in Dortmund, Germany in 1873, this blue-collar beer was a direct response to the growing popularity of the Bohemian Pilsner. The new lager...

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Radio Host Brings Band To Catawaba
June 06, 2017
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Radio Host Brings Band To Catawaba

105.5 the Outlaw presents The Mike Martin Band, 7pm Saturday June 17 at Catawba Brewing on Asheville’s South Slope, 32 Banks Avenue. The band has shared the stage with David Allan Coe, Shooter Jennings, Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Great American Taxi featuring Vince Herman of Leftover Salmon, David Childers, Rumpke...

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Enjoy Wine In The Garden at the NC Arboretum
June 04, 2017
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Enjoy Wine In The Garden at the NC Arboretum

Wine in the Garden Series Starts June 15 Sample, sip and enjoy the beautiful sights of The North Carolina Arboretum at its new Wine in the Garden wine tasting and music series. Held every third Thursday of the summer from 6 to 8 pm, the event gives visitors and Arboretum members a chance to come and enjoy a selection of...

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Two New Catawba Brews for Asheville Beer Week
June 01, 2017
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Two New Catawba Brews for Asheville Beer Week

The taps have been flowing with new brews during Asheville Beer Week, and Catawba Brewing has created a pair of new releases for the cause. First, a Small Batch Guava Sour (6% ABV) will be tapped this afternoon at all Catawba locations. Brewed with malted wheat and lightly salted, this refreshingly tart beer was soured in the...

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Pick Up, Paddle, Party! Riverkeeper Beer Series Returns
May 29, 2017
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Pick Up, Paddle, Party! Riverkeeper Beer Series Returns

Series Includes 6 New Beers and Michael Franti It’s a second summer full of great beers and fun in the water – the French Broad Riverkeeper Beer Series, presented by MountainTrue and Blue Ridge Orthodontics and sponsored by Mix 96.5. The kick-off event is Saturday, June 17 at Hi-Wire Brewing’s Big Top location in...

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Catawba Collaborates with ENO
May 25, 2017
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Catawba Collaborates with ENO

Catawba Brewing Co. and Eagles Nest Outfitters collaboration beer ENO Pilsner will be released May 26, with ENO-related festivities planned at all Catawba locations. ENO Pilsner (4.9 percent ABV) is brewed with the finest pale malted barley, its subtle sweetness balanced by Noble hops Tettnanger and Hallertau Mittelfrüh, to...

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Beer, Chocolate & Cheese: Beer Week Event at Catawba
May 23, 2017
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Beer, Chocolate & Cheese: Beer Week Event at Catawba

Special Event May 31 on the South Slope Catawba Brewing has a sweet way to partake in Asheville Beer Week – the Beer, Chocolate and Cheese Pairing. The event happens at 7 pm Wednesday, May 31, at Catawba Brewing at 32 Banks Avenue in downtown Asheville. During the evening, you’ll get a chance to pair four specialty...

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Your Guide To Asheville Beer Week
May 23, 2017
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Your Guide To Asheville Beer Week

More Than 70 Events From May 26 To June 3 Asheville Beer Week is so full of activities, it takes eight days to fit in all the events. You can participate from May 26 through June 3. “This year we have more than 70 events over 8 days,” says Kendra Penland of the Asheville Brewers Alliance. The first day features new...

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Mountain Dream Machine Giveaway at Bold Rock
May 21, 2017
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Mountain Dream Machine Giveaway at Bold Rock

Bold Rock Hosts Dream Machine Finale June 3 If the tricked out Jeep Wrangler that’s been making its way around the mountains is the apple of your eye, come to Bold Rock Hard Cider’s Mills River Cidery Saturday June 3. From 2 to 3 pm, you’ll have the opportunity to be a last chance finalist to win the Mountain...

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Catawba Releasing Carolina Common, HOPness Monster
May 18, 2017
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Catawba Releasing Carolina Common, HOPness Monster

New Offerings Include Small Batch & Flagship IPA It’s time to taste what’s new Catawba Brewing, with the release of two beers: California Common and HOPness IPA. The small batch California Common (5.5% ABV) is available now in Catawba’s four tasting rooms, and in limited distribution. It is passport beer...

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A-B Tech Teaches Hops & Malt
May 18, 2017
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A-B Tech Teaches Hops & Malt

Courses Teach Fundamentals Of Beer Character A-B Tech is giving you a chance to know your beer a little better. The college’s Craft Beverage Institute of the Southeast will be offering classes on malt and hops in brewing on Tuesday evenings this summer. The courses will be from 5:30 to 8:30 each week at A-B Tech’s...

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