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Posted Feb 21, 2013 in Beer, Breweries, Coming Soon, Coolness, Events, Goings on, In the news, Travel
Contact: Julie Atallah | julie at ashevillebeerweek dot com
February 21, 2013
This year’s eight-day celebration will include keynote speakers, education, tastings, dinners, and other beer-centric events. More than 40 breweries are slated to appear at Beer City Festival, with many other national brands at events throughout the week.
We are now seeking corporate sponsors, wholesaler participants, community partners, and event hosts. If you would like to participate, please send a media kit request to julie at ashevillebeerweek dot com. Look for a brand new website, more interactive features, and a growing schedule of events in March.
Posted Sep 11, 2012 in Beer, Breweries, Coming Soon, Events, Limited Release, New this week, People, Seasonals, The Beerlanthropy® Project
Are you ready? Are you ready? Are you? Are you? It’s Brewgrass Festival weekend in beautiful Asheville (and we’re a first-year sponsor!), so we’re going to properly ready you into the big day with not one, but two tastings this week—Merchant du Vin on Thursday and Catawba Valley Brewing Friday. Won’t you join us? We’re ready to throw it down!
Thursday, September 13
FREE, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
On Thursday, we welcome JB from the Merchant du Vin portfolio, for an around-the-world tasting of excellent imports.
- Zatec Bright Lager (Czech)
- Traquair House Ale (Scotland)
- Ayinger Oktoberfest (Germany)
- Orval Trappist Ale (Belgium)
- Rochefort 8 Trappist Ale (Belgium)
- Samuel Smith Imperial Stout (England)
FREE, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
On Friday, Catawba Valley Brewing is hosting a tasting with head brewer, Todd Boera, for a fun, funky line-up, including some new beer debuts!
- King Don’s Pumpkin Ale
- Loretta (Cantaloupe & Cayenne)
- Sour Saison (with Blackberries)
- Arlo’s PB&J (What? What?)
Posted Jan 24, 2012 in Beer, Breweries, Coming Soon, Coolness, Events, In the news
Announcing the first ever Asheville Beer Week
For immediate release: January 24, 2011
The first ever Asheville Beer Week will take place May 24 through June 3, 2012. The ten days celebrating beer and Beer City, USA, will culminate at Asheville’s third Beer City Festival on June 2.
Our mission is to celebrate that nectar known as beer—to taste many different styles of beer and variations on those styles; to pair beer with a smorgasbord of delicious foods; to learn about and explore beer in all its delectable complexity; and, most of all, to have fun drinking beer in the brewery-centric mountains of Asheville, NC.
The “week” will include seminars, tastings, dinners, and special events with “beer celebrities” from around the country and the world. More than 40 breweries are slated to appear at Beer City Festival already.
Organized by a beer-loving bunch of regional beer industry folks, Asheville Beer Week will offer a variety of events and include as many bars, restaurants and breweries as possible.
If you’re interested in holding an event, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll send you a sign-up sheet. Event sign-ups are due by February 17, after which time, we’ll produce an official Asheville Beer Week calendar.
Whether or not you’d like to participate or attend, please spread the word about Asheville Beer Week.
We’re also holding a logo contest. Submissions for the Asheville Beer Week logo also are due by February 17. The winner will receive two tickets to Beer City Fest, two tickets to Brewgrass (Sept. 15), and two tickets to an Iron Man Chef Competition to be held during Asheville Beer Week.
Mike Rangel, Asheville Brewers Alliance and Asheville Brewing Company, email@example.com.
Anne Fitten Glenn, beer writer/educator/Brewgasm.com., firstname.lastname@example.org.
General email: email@example.com
Facebook: Asheville Beer Week
Posted Dec 02, 2011 in Beer, Beer Places, Breweries, Coming Soon, Events, In the news, The Beerlanthropy® Project
December 5th is another cause to celebrate during the holidays. It’s Repeal Day! No more Prohibition! Fill our glasses with foamy, frothy deliciousness!
This coming Monday, Bruisin’ Ales will have special Monday hours to launch the long-awaited 21st Amendment Brewery from San Francisco, California. The entire line comes in cans. Probably best known for their Hell or High Watermelon Wheat (which exploded onto the beer scene initially and will likely make an appearance after the New Year), this is a fantastic canned line. We’re thrilled to launch it in WNC and we welcome them to the Bruisin’ shelves. About the brewery/brewpub:
In 2000, Nico Freccia and Shaun O’Sullivan founded the 21st Amendment Brewery in San Francisco’s historic South Park neighborhood. The popular brewpub is now at the heart of the new city center, just south of the financial district and only two blocks from the San Francisco Giants baseball park. In addition to eight rotating taps of multiple award-winning hand-crafted house beers, the pub has been voted “Best Brewpub”, “Best Burger” and “Best Happy Hour” by the San Francisco press.
So, what 21st Amendment beers will be coming on the initial shipment? Here’s what we’re tasting on Monday from 5:00-7:00 pm.
Brew Free or Die (IPA)
Brewed with some serious west coast attitude. This aromatic golden IPA starts with a sucker punch of six different hops to the nose, quickly balanced by a solid malt backbone. Our top selling beer at the pub, this IPA starts big and finishes clean leaving you wanting more. [7.0% abv]
Back in Black (Black IPA)
Inspired by Paul Revere’s midnight ride, we rebelled against the British style IPA, embraced the more aggressive American version and then recast it in bold, brave, defiant black. Our Black IPA is a Declaration of Independence from the tyranny of the expected. Back in Black is our newest year-round beer available now in six pack cans and on draft. Brewed like an American IPA but with the addition of rich, dark malts, this beer has all the flavor and hop character you expect with a smooth, mellow finish. [6.8% abv]
Allies Win the War (Strong Ale brewed with Dates, Collaboration with Ninkasi Brewing)
In a surprising turn of events, rival superpowers have joined forces to bring a beer of might to the world. According to top-secret documents, recently unclassified, brewmasters for 21st Amendment in California and Ninkasi in Oregon began their brewing careers together many years ago. The two leaders reunited recently at a secret camp in the Sierras to devise their master plan. “We are more alike than we are different,” said 21st Amendment’s Shaun O’Sullivan. “We must unite in our common cause,” added Ninkasi’s Jamie Floyd. The resulting collaboration, an ale brewed with California dates, an aggressive arsenal of all-Northwest hops and an unmistakable aroma of victory, deals a unified blow to unoriginal beers everywhere. [8.5% abv]
Please note: Store hours will be 5:00-8:00 pm on Monday, December 5th, so come on down for a sample and get a little beer shopping done!