Tag Archive: Asheville

Beer From Here: Wicked Weed Brewing – Freak of Nature DIPA

“A wicked and pernicious weed.” Those few words are rumored to have been uttered by King Henry VIII in 1519 to describe hops. Today, it’s the inspiration behind Wicked Weed Brewing in Asheville.… Continue reading

Beer from Here: Highland Brewing Company – Lost Cove Pale Ale

Started in 1994, Highland Brewing Company was Asheville’s first brewery after Prohibition. The name of North Carolina’s third oldest brewery recognizes the Scotch-Irish that first settled the Asheville area. Owner and founder Oscar Wong’s passion… Continue reading

Beer from Here: Burial Beer Co. – Skillet Donut Stout

What was once a hidden gem, Burial Beer Co. is now an Asheville staple. I’d even argue it’s one of the strongest breweries in the state with the quality of beer produced on a… Continue reading

Beer From Here: Catawba Brewing Co. – Peanut Butter Jelly Time

Breweries are made up of creative people. Just look at beer names, bottle/can designs, and better yet, the styles and ingredients used in their libations. One of the more interesting beers I tried… Continue reading

Beer from Here: Hi-Wire Brewing – Bed of Nails Brown Ale

Hi-Wire Brewing is one of the newest members of the Asheville brewing scene, and at the rate they’re growing, perhaps one of the more popular. Situated in the South Slope (aka Asheville’s brewery… Continue reading

Beer City U.S.A.

I’m a little behind on posts, but what better way to kick-off this blog than talk about Beer City, U.S.A. – better known as Asheville. Nestled in the Blue Ridge mountains of western North… Continue reading