Tap into Appalachia: WNC’s Craft Beer Boom

Doug Riley, the owner and head brewer at Asheville Brewing Company, is sitting in a booth at his South Slope location. The late fall sunshine spills into the popular downtown establishment. Looking out the bay windows onto Coxe Avenue, Riley remembers how quiet the Asheville craft beer scene was when he opened the brewery in […]

Wicked Weed becomes First Asheville Brewery to Reach across Mississippi

After less than four years in business, Asheville’s rapidly-growing Wicked Weed Brewing recently announced plans to begin distribution in Colorado this week. As one of the most distinctive beer markets in the nation, a move into the Centennial State marks a strategic expansion of their unique brand to specialty beer aficionados. Colorado is no stranger […]