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Music + Beer = The Mountain Oasis Craft Beer Experience Package

Posted Oct 18, 2013 in Beer, Beer Places, Breweries, Coolness, Events, Goings on, In the news, Music, The Beerlanthropy® Project

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are very excited to be participating in Mountain Oasis’s Craft Beer Experience and we would like to share with you some important information about redeeming your packages. Please read the below carefully. If you don’t yet have this delectable add-on, you can buy them here. More details on the Mountain Oasis Festival page.


Electric Pale Ale

Bring your photo ID and purchase confirmation to Bruisin’ Ales at 66 Broadway Street to redeem your official Mountain Oasis Beer Stein by Eco Vessel. Remember to bring your Stein with you to the U.S. Cellular Center to get your discounted Electric Pale Ale!


Witbier Package

Bring your photo ID and purchase confirmation to Bruisin’ Ales at 66 Broadway Street to obtain your official Mountain Oasis Beer Stein and your voucher to ride the Hop-N-Go Shuttle out to Highland Brewing Company. Please arrive at The Vance Memorial at the intersection of Biltmore Avenue and Patton Avenue on Friday at 3:45 pm.  Shuttle will leave promptly at 4 PM for Highland Brewing Company. The shuttle will board at 5:45 PM and leave promptly at 6:00 PM to return downtown.


Imperial Package

Bring your photo ID and purchase confirmation to Bruisin’ Ales at 66 Broadway Street to receive your official Mountain Oasis Beer Stein and your voucher to the Brewers Brunch and Panel at the Lexington Avenue Brewery. The Brunch will start promptly at 12 PM on Sunday, October 27th in the back room of the Lexington Avenue Brewery located at 39 N. Lexington Avenue.


Holy Gaelic Grail Package

Bring your photo ID and purchase confirmation to Bruisin’ Ales at 66 Broadway Street to receive your official Mountain Oasis Beer Stein, your voucher to ride the Hop-N-Go Shuttle out to Highland Brewing Company, your voucher for the Brewers Brunch, and your assorted local six pack of beer. Please arrive at The Vance Memorial  at the intersection of Biltmore Avenue and Patton Avenue on Friday at 3:45 pm.  Shuttle will leave promptly at 4 PM for Highland Brewing Company. The shuttle will board at 5:45 PM and leave promptly at 6 PM to return downtown. The Brewers Brunch will start promptly at 12 PM on Sunday, October 27th in the back room of the Lexington Avenue Brewery located at 39 N. Lexington Avenue.


You do not need a Mountain Oasis ticket for the purchase of any Craft Beer Experience package, but purchasers must be 21+ to pick up or consume any alcohol associated with the packages.

 

Happy Asheville Beer Week Eve!

Posted May 23, 2012 in Beer, Beer Awards, Beer Humor, Beer Pairings, Beer Places, Breweries, Brewpubs, Cooking with Beer, Events, In the news, Limited Release, Music, People, Rarerities, Seasonals, Specials, The Beerlanthropy® Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 23, 2012

The Inaugural Asheville Beer Week Kicks-off on May 24

ASHEVILLE, N.C.—The biggest beer bash to hit Asheville, North Carolina, a.k.a. BeerCity, USA, begins this Thursday, May 24 through June 3 with an incredible number of beer events held all over town and the surrounding areas during the first Asheville Beer Week.

The festivities begin at Highland Brewing’s Tasting Room on Thursday, May 24 4:00-8:00 p.m. with a Benefit for The Ben Harris Family. On April 24, 2012, Ben Harris passed away due to a keg explosion at Redhook Brewing in Portsmouth, NH. This terrible news affected the brewing community nationwide. In Asheville, where beer is loved and brewed, we deeply mourn this tragedy. Ben’s wife, Alysha Miller, is a former Asheville resident and a cousin to Jamie DeJohn, Highland Brewing Company’s Assistant Tasting Room Manager. Ben and Alysha were newly married and Alysha is expecting a child in December. Asheville breweries will donate beer for purchase and beer gear for auction. Hank West & The Smokin’ Hots will be playing from 6-8pm. All proceeds will go to the Ben Harris and Alysha Miller Baby Fund. There is no cover, but donations in any amount will be gratefully accepted. This event, joining local breweries and showing care for all in our industry, is a great way to start Asheville Beer Week.

Asheville Beer Week not only supports the local breweries, restaurants, bars, and retailers, but also many community causes, including the Asheville Brewers Alliance, The Ben Harris and Alysha Miller Baby Fund (Redhook), Habitat for Humanity, Save The French Broad, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of WNC, The WNC Nature Center, and The Appalachian Trail Conservancy to name a few. There are big, fancy dinners and free, fun pint nights—ensuring there is something for everyone.

Some Asheville Beer Week highlights:

May 25, 4:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Barley’s presents: Beer 101  (Open Class)
Learn about beer, history, etc and sample local brews w/ beer columnist, Anne Fitten Glenn. $10/pp

May 26, 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Just Brew It! Homebrew Festival
Just Economics Annual Home Brew Festival and Competition. Sample 100+ different beers from 55+ homebrewers. Visit http://justeconomicswnc.org for information. $16/pp.

May 28, 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Moe’s Original BBQ presents: Greg Engert Beer & Food Forum
Greg Engert, the Washington, D.C.-based beer director for The Neighborhood Restaurant Group, teams up with our very own Moe’s Original BBQ for a night of beer and food selections. $45/pp. Call Moe’s BBQ for reservation, (828) 505-8282.

May 29, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Pisgah Brewing: Flight Night at The Market Place
Four hors d’oeuvres paired with four Pisgah beers. $16/pp. http://www.marketplace-restaurant.com/

May 30, 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Asheville Brewing: “District 12″ Release Party
Ryan Burac from Asheville Brewing rolls out the “District 12 Ale” in honor of WNC’s beautiful showing as backdrop to the blockbuster The Hunger Games. Free, at the brewery.

May 30, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Bruisin’ Ales, Pack’s Tavern and AIR (Asheville Independent Restaurants) present: Beer Chef!
Beer Chef, in Pack’s Tavern Century Room, is a foodie and beer extravaganza—featuring Belgian and Belgian-style beers matched with the delectable creations of some of Asheville’s best chefs. This casual eight-course, eight-beer pairing event is a highlight of Asheville Beer Week. Special Guests: Brian Grossman (Sierra Nevada, Co-Manager & Director of Consumer Experience), Terence Sullivan (Sierra Nevada, Brewmaster & Head Field Educator), and Grady Hull (New Belgium, Assistant Brewmaster). $85/pp. Tickets available at http://beerchef.eventbrite.com.

May 31, 6:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Thirsty Monk presents: Brux with Brian Grossman of Sierra Nevada & Vinnie Cilurzo of Russian River
Sierra Nevada Brewing and Russian River Brewing collaborated on a wild ale called Brux. Join us as we pop open some bottles and listen to Brian Grossman and Vinnie Cilurzo talk about their collaboration. This is your chance to try this beer a month before its official release. We will also be the only place in North Carolina pouring a keg of “Love at First Bike,” the beer that Brian and Vinnie brewed for Brian’s wedding! Free entry.

June 2, 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Beer City Festival
The 3rd Annual Beer City Fest at Roger McGuire Green. Hosted by Asheville Brewers Alliance. Showcasing the best beers brewed in the Carolinas. Fundraiser for Big Brothers/Big Sisters of WNC and the Asheville Brewers Alliance. $40/pp. Tickets available at local breweries, Barley’s, and Bruisin’ Ales through Thursday, May 24, then at the gate.

For a full calendar, please visit the Events Page.

The Official Asheville Beer Week website is http://ashevillebeerweek.com. Mobile apps are now available in both the Android and iPhone markets. Follow us on Twitter (@AVLBeerWeek), Facebook, Instagram, Foursquare, and Untappd. There is also have an Untappd Badge to earn just for Asheville Beer Week. Use the official hashtags #AVLBeer and #AVLBeerWeek to share your events and get info.

It’s not every day your store is featured in a hip-hop video

Posted Apr 26, 2012 in Coolness, Miscellany, Music, People, Video

Our friend, Chachillie, released his new video the other week. Lo and behold, there’s a cameo by Jason and Bruisin’ Ales. (This doesn’t happen normally, right?) If you want to download the album, Goosebumps on Pangea, check out iTunes.

Asheville Brewing Moog Filtered Ale is here. #moogfest

Posted Oct 06, 2011 in Beer, Breweries, Coolness, In the news, Limited Release, Music, New this week, People

Bob Moog Foundation and Asheville Brewing Company Announce One-Month Release of Moog Filtered Ale

For Immediate Release -October 6, 2011 (Asheville, N.C.) – Asheville Brewing Company and the Bob Moog Foundation are proud to announce the release of the second limited edition of Moog Filtered Ale, a pale beer named in honor of synthesizer pioneer Bob Moog. The two organizations partnered in 2010, releasing the first edition to international acclaim. The Ale will be available October 6, 2011, through November 7, 2011. Proceeds from the sale of the beer will be donated to the Bob Moog Foundation to benefit their mission of igniting the innovative and creative through science, music, and history. The timing of the beer’s release coincides with Moogfest, the three-day electronic music festival to be held in Asheville, N.C., on October 28, 29, and 30, 2011.

Moog Filtered Ale is an American-style pale ale with distinctive notes of caramel and pine. It will be sold nationally and internationally in 22-ounce bottles through Asheville’s Bruisin’ Ales and will be distributed locally by Budweiser of Asheville to select grocery stores and watering holes throughout Western North Carolina, on draft and in 22-ounce bottles. The Ale will be available at Moogfest throughout the weekend. Ordering the beer for national or international shipping can be done through Bruisin’ Ales Shipping page on their website.

Asheville Brewing has been making outstanding craft beers since 1998 and has won several awards for its beers. As an active supporter of local non-profit groups, they are thrilled to be working with the Bob Moog Foundation, whose work is innovative and historical. Through Moog Filtered Ale, Asheville Brewing aims to support the interactive educational programs that the Foundation is developing to teach science through music, as well as to support the eventual creation of the Moogseum.

Asheville Brewing Company President Mike Rangel says, “We are honored to be working with the Bob Moog Foundation again this year to help keep Bob’s vision and legacy alive. By donating the profits from Moog Filtered Ale, we will be supporting innovative science education through the Foundation’s Dr. Bob’s SoundSchool outreach program. Moog Filtered Ale is absolutely the most exciting project our company has been involved in, and after the success of last year’s collaboration, we couldn’t wait to do it again this year.”

Michelle Moog-Koussa, Executive Director of the Bob Moog Foundation, remarks, “We are extremely proud and grateful to be partnering with Asheville Brewing Company again this year. The funding from last year’s sales of Moog Filtered Ale was of tremendous assistance in helping us reach our goals. As a result, our programs are thriving and our organization is stronger than ever. Purchasing Moog Filtered Ale is a very tasty way for people to support both the work of the Bob Moog Foundation and Asheville Brewing Company, a small business that supports many local non-profit organizations all year long.”

The label for the Ale is an original design by Asheville artist Phil Cheney. Featuring vibrant shades of purple, green, and orange, the label shows Bob Moog leaning over a keyboard with musical notes, synthesizer knobs, and patch cables floating above his head. A line of t-shirts and other merchandise featuring the label will be available through www.shop.ashevillebrewing.com beginning October 10.

About the Bob Moog Foundation

The Bob Moog Foundation (www.bobmoogfoundation.org) honors the legacy of synthesizer pioneer Dr. Bob Moog through its mission of igniting the innovative and creative spirit at the intersection of science, music, and history. Its projects include Dr. Bob’s SoundSchool, which brings electronic musical instruments into the schools to teach children science through music; the Archive Preservation Initiative, an effort to preserve and share the inventor’s extensive and historic archive; and the planned Moogseum, an innovative educational, historic, and cultural facility that will bring Bob Moog’s work and spirit alive to inspire future generations. The Moogseum will be located in Asheville, N.C., in the years ahead, pending necessary funding. The Bob Moog Foundation is an independent, donor-driven 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is not formally affiliated with Moog Music, Inc.

Save the Mountains! Music & Beer at Pisgah Brewing

Posted Jan 20, 2011 in Beer, Beer Places, Breweries, Goings on, Music

Love Music and Mountains? If so, come listen to some great tunes and support Appalachian Voices and Restoring Eden in our efforts to end the tragedy of Mountaintop Removal!

featuring:

Alex Krug Trio (http://www.myspace.com/alexandrakrug)
Efren (http://www.myspace.com/efrenrock)
Jonathan Ammons & the Electric Ghost (http://www.purevolume.com/jonathanammons)
Dewi Sant (http://www.myspace.com/dewisantmusic)
Matrimony (http://www.myspace.com/matrimonyband)

All Ages Welcome.
$8 students (with a valid student id), $10 door

For more information on ending Mountaintop Removal, check out:

www.appvoices.org or www.restoringeden.org/endmtr or www.ilovemountains.org

Thanks to Pisgah Brewing Co. for hosting this amazing event and being such awesome stewards of our mountains and environment! (AND making delicious beer, of course :-) For more info or directions, check out: http://pisgahbrewing.com/