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Mix It Up During Asheville Cocktail Week
April 24, 2017
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Mix It Up During Asheville Cocktail Week

Many Events Celebration Mountain Mixology Asheville Cocktail Week is turning two with a growing celebration of spirits and mixology. This spirit dedicated week-long event, May 1st through 7th, is again partnering with sponsor support of Beam Suntory, makers of Jim Beam, Makers Mark and Knob Creek, among others. Festivities...

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Race To The Taps Returns To New Belgium
April 21, 2017
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Race To The Taps Returns To New Belgium

Fun Five Miler In West Asheville April 29 It’s not only the fastest who wins the race. Sometimes it’s also the lady dressed as a Voodoo Ranger, the guy wearing a Fat Tire, or a duo dressed as Heavy Melons. The Mix 96.5 Race To The Taps, the brewery-inspired running series, returns to New Belgium Brewing in West Asheville...

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Catawba’s Coffee Blonde
April 20, 2017
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Catawba’s Coffee Blonde

The latest small batch release from Catawba Brewing Company represents a new trend in craft beer, the paradoxically pale-colored Coffee Blonde (5.9% ABV). Like the Cream Ale at its roots, the beer is light and crisp. The recipe takes an unexpected left turn after fermentation, thanks to aging on whole Ethiopian coffee beans....

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You Choose The Band at Race To The Stage
April 17, 2017
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You Choose The Band at Race To The Stage

Race To The Stage Will Fill MSF Spot When you checking out the “Events” section of the828.com, you can clearly see how much competition there is on the local music scene. Artists are vying for your presence at great venues around the mountains every night. That competitive spirit will be concentrated into a single...

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Robots Take Over Beer City Science Pub
April 07, 2017
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Robots Take Over Beer City Science Pub

Teen Robotics Expert Demonstrates Creations The guest lecturer at the Beer City Science Pub April 21 isn’t old enough to have a beer, but is already a leader in the world of robotics. Asheville Museum of Science and The Collider are hosting an evening with 17-year-old Camille Beatty, who will share the inspiring story of...

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3 weeks ago
Radio Beer: River IPA Returning To Pisgah
April 06, 2017
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Radio Beer: River IPA Returning To Pisgah

River IPA On Tap For Pisgah’s 12th Anniversary If you could get beer through your radio, it may very well taste like Pisgah Brewing’s River IPA. “Working with 98.1 the River is a collaboration of local proportions,” says Pisgah’s Benton Wharton, citing the radio station’s love for all things...

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Apple Country Cider Jam
April 04, 2017
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Apple Country Cider Jam

The best of North Carolina’s hard cider, coupled with award-winning bluegrass music, will be on tap Saturday, April 22 in downtown Hendersonville at the Apple Country Cider Jam. The inaugural event showcases eight hard cideries, two producers of nonalcoholic cider and two local wineries. The music lineup is headlined by noted...

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Catawba Expands Southward
April 03, 2017
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Catawba Expands Southward

Catawba Brews Coming Soon To Georgia Our friends at Catawba Brewing have released some really flavorful, fruity small batches this year, including last week’s Peach Grisette. Later this month, Catawba brews will be available in the Peach State. The beer maker is partnering with United Distributors of Smyrna, Albany, and...

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3 weeks ago
Bold Rock’s Taco Tuesdays With Trivia
March 29, 2017
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Bold Rock’s Taco Tuesdays With Trivia

Bold Rock Hard Cider has questions about Taco Tuesdays – and if you supply the answers, you could win some great prizes. Starting April 4, the Mills River cidery starts Taco Tuesdays With A Side Of Trivia. Every Tuesday evening from 5 to 8 pm, enjoy tasty tacos, sopas, homemade chips and salsa, and eight hard ciders and...

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Catawba’s Small Batch Peach Grisette
March 28, 2017
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Catawba’s Small Batch Peach Grisette

Peach Grisette Part Of Small Batch Rewards Program Catawba Brewing Company marks the end of March with the release of its Small Batch Peach Grisette March 30. The beer draws inspiration from the traditional working class ales of Southern Belgium during the late 19th century. Brewed with a generous amount of flaked wheat, this...

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Red Rhum Headlines 3 Catawba Releases
March 22, 2017
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Red Rhum Headlines 3 Catawba Releases

Barrel-Aged IPA Headlines 3 New Catawba Releases Catawba Brewing will release 22oz bottles of Red Rhum Barrel-Aged IPA (7.5 percent ABV) at noon Saturday, March 25 at its South Slope location. Red Rhum is Catawba’s first ever specialty bottle release from the beer maker’s long-running Barrel Program. This 2016 vintage...

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1 month ago
Twin Leaf Anniversary Bash
March 21, 2017
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Twin Leaf Anniversary Bash

Twin Leaf Marks 3 Years Of South Slope Brewing Twin Leaf Brewery on Asheville’s South Slope is celebrating three years with something old, and something new. The brewery’s third anniversary party Saturday, March 25 features a re-release of MDXXI, Twin Leaf’s beloved Imperial Mexican Chocolate Stout, which will...

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Sierra Nevada Hosting Home Brewers
March 18, 2017
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Sierra Nevada Hosting Home Brewers

Basement beermakers from across America are coming to Henderson County for the American Homebrewers Association Rally, from noon to 3 pm April 2 at Sierra Nevada Brewing Company. The group holds events like this to bring homebrewers together to learn from one another, and share time exploring breweries around the country. A...

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1 month ago
Mix 96.5’s Race To The Taps Returns To New Belgium
March 18, 2017
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Mix 96.5’s Race To The Taps Returns To New Belgium

Our season started with fruit-filled 5-miler at Bold Rock Hard Cider in Mills River March 18. Click here for results, and see all the fun pictures here. Three More Races To Go – Register Now! Our season includes four brewery inspired 5-milers around Western North Carolina, to help you keep your resolutions all year. Tap...

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Blue Ghost Brewing Marks 1st Anniversary
March 14, 2017
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Blue Ghost Brewing Marks 1st Anniversary

While the downtown Asheville brewing scene is thriving, you can still live in the ‘burbs and find a brewery close by, including Blue Ghost Brewing in Fletcher. Named for a type of firefly that inhabits the Appalchians, Blue Ghost is a southside spot to find the glow of a small batch and gather with your friends. The whole...

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Sloths & Brews at Beer City Science Pub
March 14, 2017
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Sloths & Brews at Beer City Science Pub

Beer City Science Pub Explores Ice Age Now that we’ve survived the winter storm plague of frosty windshields and mass quantities of milk and bread, our hiking boots are starting to call to us Ashevillians. When you do get out on those trails, ever think of what tip-toed or stomped through those roots before you? The Asheville...

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Race To The Taps Goes Green At Bold Rock
March 11, 2017
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Race To The Taps Goes Green At Bold Rock

The day after St. Patrick’s will stay green, with runners and walkers celebrating the year’s first Race To The Taps, a 5-miler at Bold Rock Hard Cider March 18. “We always have such fun people who sign up,” says event director Nikki Mitchell. “I expect we’ll have folks doing the course dressed as green apples, green...

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Tea-Beer & Biscuits At Twin Leaf Brewery
March 08, 2017
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Tea-Beer & Biscuits At Twin Leaf Brewery

Twin Leaf Hosts “Elevenses” Release Party Asheville’s Twin Leaf Brewery, in collaboration with Asheville Tea Company, is excited to announce “Elevenses,” will hit the tap Saturday April 1, with a very British-inspired release party. “While other breweries were brewing oatmeal coffee breakfast stouts, we...

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2 months ago
Hiking Brew: Catawba Partners With App Trail Conservancy
March 07, 2017
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Hiking Brew: Catawba Partners With App Trail Conservancy

Catawba Partners with Appalachian Trail Conservancy for Small Batch IPL Release Catawba Brewing will release a Small Batch India Pale Lager (5.8% ABV) on Thursday, March 9, with a portion of proceeds benefitting the Appalachian Trail Conservancy. The organization works to preserve and manage the Appalachian Trail, ensuring its...

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2 months ago
LIVE DEAD 69 Comes To Salvage Station
March 06, 2017
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LIVE DEAD 69 Comes To Salvage Station

Salvage Station Brings Dead Back To Life From 1969 The original Grateful Dead pianist plans to recreate the Summer of Love at Salvation Station May 6. Tom Constanten and LIVE DEAD 69, also featuring Slick Aguilar, Tony ‘EngLESH’ Morley and Joe Chirco from Jefferson Starship, and Rat Dog’s Mark Karan will...

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