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Kendra Penland
Kendra Penland, Executive Director of the Asheville Brewers Alliance, is a local hero, an inspiration, and a force to be reckoned with. Find out her story, just in time for Asheville Beer Week.

Audra with Sam Calagione and Luke Dickinson
Audra Gaiziunas, who cut her teeth at Dogfish Head and heads up Brewed For Her Ledger, talks with Brewing Up a Storm about the beer industry and beer culture in Asheville.

Jason Sandford GritVegas Memorial Day
Memorial Day weekend is chock-full of events that will help you celebrate the start of summer! From music to shopping, eating to antiquing, frisbee golf to making friends with squirrels. And, of course, floating.

Beer City Festival
Tips for making the most out of this year's Beer City Festival, with all the details you need from how to get tickets (which sell out every year) and what you should eat when you get there.

Kimberly Thompson
Kimberly Thompson, a craft maltster at Asheville's Riverbend Malt House, talks malt, heritage grains, and why the hard stuff is so worth it.

The Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update fills you in on what we're most excited about each weekend! With hosts Ali McGhee of Asheville Grit and Jason Sandford of Ashvegas.

Primo Vintage Beer Ad
So-called Historical Styles of beer are enjoying a resurgence. Find out everything you need to know about them here.

Green Man Brewery's Holly King. Design: Rob Hunt
Thursday, 12/3, marks the date for the pre-release of Green Man's Holly King Holiday Ale, with a celebration of local artist Rob Hunt at Satellite Gallery.

Leah Wong Ashburn
What does it take to captain one of the oldest craft breweries in Western North Carolina?

New Belgium Brewing’s annual Clips Beer & Film Tour is making the 12th stop of its 2015 circuit in Asheville this Friday, September 4. The free and family-friendly event will let you sit under the stars, take in films, and sample brews – all for charity.

Get to know Brewmaster and Professor at AB Tech’s Craft Beverage Institute of the Southeast, Jeff "Puff" Irvin, whose goals include developing mind control, becoming a Bond villain, and placing students all over the country so he can always have free beer.

At 23, she became one of Asheville's youngest brewers, inspired by a family love of beer and the local scene paved by Highland Brewing. Learn about Katie Smith of Twin Leaf Brewing in Asheville's South Slope.

It is no secret that Asheville is most definitely a beer town. Beer City Festival is just one big party to remind us that just when we thought we knew the beer scene in and out, these breweries will throw something new at you to keep you on your toes.

Asheville's Beer City Festival returns on Saturday, May 30th featuring beer tastings from members of the Asheville Brewers Alliance plus music from regional bands.

Asheville Ale Trail sits down with Hollie Stephenson, new head brewer at Highlands, who you can also meet at their very first Scouting Party on Thursday, January 29th.

The Asheville Ale Trail talks with Anne-Fitten Glenn of Oskar Blues Brewing in Brevard, North Carolina about their new release – the Pinner Throwback IPA.

Raise a glass for the wild as we unveil Wild South IBA (India Brown Ale) – a special collaboration brew with Asheville Brewing Company and French Broad Brewing Company!

Accelerating Appalachia, the world’s first nature-based business accelerator, connecting innovative businesses, investors and mentors aligned with people, place and prosperity.

Oscar Wong, owner of Highland Brewing Company, gave us some insight to how he started, how he has maintained success, and what his hopes are for the future.

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