asheville  is  Beer city usa!

Asheville Beer City USA

Asheville has become the craft-brewing center of the Southeast. Asheville beer has garnered so much enthusiasm that it was named the winner of the Examiner's "Beer City USA" poll four years running.

Boasting more breweries per capita  than any U.S. city (roughly one brewery per 8,000 people), Asheville is home to 16 craft breweries. On any given day, about 50 local beers can be enjoyed in Asheville, served on draft and in bottles. Each of our breweries has its own unique atmosphere and personality and the same could be said for the beer. Learn more about Asheville beer below.

Asheville Breweries

  1. Asheville Brewing Company

  2. Bottletree Beer Co

  3. Brevard Brewing Co

  4. Burial Beer Co

  5. French Broad Brewing Company

  6. Frog Level Brewing Company

  7. Green Man Ales and Brewery (Dirty Jacks)

  8. Headwaters Brewing Co

  9. Heinzelmannchen Brewery

10. Hi-wire Brewing Company

11.Highland Brewing Company

12.Oskar Blues Brewery Brevard

13.Pisgah Brewing Company

14.Southern Appalachian Brewery

15. Wedge Brewery

16. Wicked Weed Brewery

Asheville Beer Festivals



  • The Best Firken Beer Festival- 

Held in April by Asheville Brews Cruise


  • Asheville Beer Week- In May- a whole week of events dedicated to celebrating Asheville beer. See their website for exact dates as the event comes closer!

  • Brew Grass! September-Each year in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina, Brew Grass gathers over 40 American breweries to showcase more than 120 different beers. They add a great lineup of national and regional bluegrass musicians that, in the past, has included such notables as Cadillac Sky, Carolina Chocolate Drops, The Infamous String Dusters, Dry Branch Fire Squad, J.D. Crowe, The Osborne Brothers, Norman Blake, Tony Trischka, Jim Lauderdale, Valerie Smith, Tony Furtado, Yonder Mountain String Band, and Sons Of Ralph. We also feature a variety of area food vendors and plenty of water.

  • Oktober Fest! transforms downtown streets into a traditional German party featuring tastings from local breweries. Live “oompah” music and local foods complete this fall tradition.


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