Here are some of our favorite online nuggets for beer enthusiasts.
Shangy’s, Emmaus, PA // Beervana. The man and the place that got us hooked. More than 3,000 beers.
Ale Street News // The most widely circulated beer newspaper in America.
All About Beer // Great online read and a magazine, too.
BeerNews.org // The craft beer news leader. True story!
BeerAdvocate.com // Rate and review.
Beerinator // North Carolina’s beer community.
Beermapping // Easy city search for beer travelers.
Brewing News // Regional tabloids about the best of the US. (FREE in-store!)
Good Life Pubs // Local to Asheville. Everything you need right here!
PubQuest // Find local craft breweryies and pubs across the US and Canada.
Rate Beer // Features user ratings and reviews of beer, forums, and resources.
Realbeer // Have a read thru Beer.edu.
Speaking of Beer // Learn how to properly pronounce those crazy beer names.
Stephen Beaumont’s World of Beer // Canada’s beer guru.
The Beer Hunter // The great, late Michael Jackson’s musings on beer. (Not that Michael Jackson.)
The Beer Wench // Traveling and drinking with Ashley Routson.
Asheville Brews Cruise // Take a tour of Asheville's local breweries
Asheville Pizza & Brewing Company // “Brew & View.” Drink beer and watch a movie.
Barley’s Taproom // Recognized as "Best Taproom in the South" in Southern Brew News.
Explore Asheville, NC // One-stop for all things Asheville.
Jack of the Wood // Handcrafted English style ales are served fresh daily.
MALT // Our local homebrew club: Mountain Ale & Lager Tasters
Mellow Mushroom // Always a good time at our neighbor's place.
The Root Bar // Play some Rootball!
The Westville Pub // Historic West Asheville. Live music, too!
Twelve Bones Smokehouse // You do not know craving until you've craved Twelve Bones.
The Thirsty Monk // American craft upstairs, Belgians downstairs.
Universal Joint // West Asheville.
Local & Regional Brewing
Asheville Pizza & Brewing Company, Asheville // Downtown and the "Brew-n-View".
Big Boss Brewing, Raleigh // Bad ass beer with a rock star feel.
Catawba Valley Brewing, Morganton // Home of Firewater IPA and King Coconut Porter.
Craggie Brewing, Asheville // Home of Antebellum Ale.
The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery, Farmdale // “When we brew, we’re happy and we dance.”
Foothills Brewery, Winston-Salem // They named a beer Sexual Chocolate.
French Broad Brewing Company, Asheville // Bands in the brewery year-round.
Fullsteam Brewery, Durham // An agricultural brewery-in-planning.
Green Man Ales, Asheville // The locals call it "Dirty Jack's."
Headwaters Brewing Company, Waynesville // Named in honor of Haywood county being a pristine source of water.
Heinzelmännchen Brewery, Sylva // Dieter and Shirly make some of the best German beers around.
Highland Brewing Company, Asheville // Asheville’s first brewing company. Bring on the Cold Mountain.
Lexington Avenue Brewery (LAB), Asheville // Excellent farm-to-table brewpub.
Mother Earth Brewing, Kinston // Artisan ales from the eastern part of North Carolina.
Nantahala Brewing, Bryson City // In Bryson City, WNC’s outdoor adventure capital.
Pisgah Brewing Company, Black Mountain // All organic. All tasty.
Sweetwater Brewing Company, Atlanta, Ga. // Naughty, naughty beer names.
Terrapin Beer Co., Athens, Ga. // Monster series! Side Projects!
Thomas Creek, Greenville, SC // Beer of Upstate SC.
Wedge Brewing Co., Asheville // Beer and art. Oh, yes. Yes, indeed.