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Vegan cafe opening in Sanctuary Brewing Co.

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Garlik Vegan and Sanctuary Brewing are partnerng to open Inconceivable Cafe!, an all new cafe bringing a delicious lineup of food to pair with Sanctuary’s award-winning craft brews.   Read Story »

Tags: restaurants | craft beer industry | Sanctuary Brewing Co. | vegan

Henderson County Business

Board game library with taps coming to Main Street

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Board game enthusiasts can soon visit a parlor with plenty of options on Main Street.   Read Story »

Tags: craft beer industry | Libation Nation

Henderson County News

McGrady's craft beer bill cruises

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RALEIGH — A move to ease restrictions for N.C. craft brewers who want to distribute their own beer is on the verge of becoming law.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Sanctuary Brewing Co. hosting music festival with 16 acts

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Sanctuary Brewing Company announced that it's holding the first of its kind Inconceivable Music Fest on Saturday, June 15, to raise money for its animal adoption farm in Flat Rock.   Read Story »

Tags: craft beer industry | Sanctuary Brewing Co. | Lisa McDonald | Joe Dinan

Henderson County News

Rhythm & Brews '19: One less act, lots more taps

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HENDERSONVILLE — The 2019 edition of the popular Rhythm & Brews concert series has something new when it comes to the rhythm and the brews.   Read Story »

Tags: Rhythm & Brews concert series | breweries | Lew Holloway | craft beer industry

Henderson County News

Cooper to visit Asheville to honor craft beer

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Gov. Roy Cooper will visit Highland Brewing Co. in Asheville on Thursday to proclaim April as NC Beer Month, marking the 7th anniversary of the N.C. Beer Month celebration.   Read Story »

Tags: craft beer industry | Gov. Roy Cooper

Henderson County News

Mike's expands next door, adding beer, evening hours

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At Mike’s on Main, where you get a hefty side of nostalgia with your burger and fries, diners sometimes want to order a beer.   Read Story »

Tags: restaurants | downtown Hendersonville | craft beer industry

Henderson County News

Dry Falls is busy on Busy Bend

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Tags: craft beer industry | microbreweries | Busy Bend | Dry Falls Brewing Co.

Henderson County Business

LIBATION NATION: Mills River Brewing Co. breaks ground

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MILLS RIVER — Like most craft beer entrepreneurs, Mills River Brewing Co. founders Joey Soukup and Patrick McCarthy can tell you exactly where they were when they hatched idea of starting a brewery.   Read Story »

Tags: craft beer industry | microbreweries | Libation Nation | Mills River Brewing Co.

Henderson County News

LIBATION NATION: Seventh Avenue becoming city's Brewery District

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Tags: craft beer industry | Historic Seventh Avenue District | Southern Appalachian Brewery | microbreweries | Triskelion Brewing Co. | Guidon Brewing Co. | Bearwallow Brewing Co.

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Southern App's Oktoberfest, home of weiner dog races, adds events

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The 8th annual Oktoberfest at Southern Appalachian Brewing Co. on Saturday features two new events plus the popular weiner-dog races and other traditions.   Read Story »

Tags: dogs | craft beer industry | Southern Appalachian Brewery | Oktoberfest

Henderson County News

Landlord, lender evicted Black Star Line brewery

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Tags: craft beer industry | Black Star Line Brewing Co.

Henderson County News

Closed brewery is vandalized

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Tags: craft beer industry | Black Star Line Brewing Co.

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Sanctuary Brewing Co. announces nonprofit rescue farm

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Tags: craft beer industry | Sanctuary Brewing Co. | Lisa McDonald | Joe Dinan

Henderson County Business

Mills River brewery creates this year's Oktoberfest seasonal

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Tags: Sierra Nevada | craft beer industry

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

McGrady seeks reg reform of breweries

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Tags: craft beer industry | Southern Appalachian Brewery | Sanctuary Brewing Co. | Blue Ghost Brewing Co.

Henderson County News

Sierra Nevada recalls some bottles made in Mills River

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Henderson County News

New taprooms stock up for Apple Festival

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Basic Brewery on Third Avenue West regularly offers a flight of craft beer for six bucks.   Read Story »

Tags: NC Apple Festival | craft beer industry | microbreweries | 2016 apple crop

Henderson County News

Motorcycle Meltdown heats up 7th Avenue

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Tags: Historic Seventh Avenue | craft beer industry | Southern Appalachian Brewery

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Craft brewers toast McGrady

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Used to be, alcohol and laws didn't mix in the North Carolina General Assembly.   Read Story »

Tags: Chuck McGrady | craft beer industry

Henderson County News

Dachshunds to race again at SAB's Oktoberfest

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Dachshund races, German food, local craft beer and hard cider, polka music, games, lederhosen and a good cause are in store for the fifth annual Oktoberfest at Southern Appalachian Brewery from 1 to 6 p.m. at Southern Appalachian Brewery on Sunday, Sept. 27.   Read Story »

Tags: Festivals | craft beer industry | Southern Appalachian Brewery | Oktoberfest

Henderson County News

Sierra Nevada to hold Oktoberfest

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Sierra Nevada is hosting its inaugural Oktoberfest at the brewery in Mills River on Oct. 24.   Read Story »

Tags: Sierra Nevada | craft beer industry

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: NC breaks its beer-regulation system

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North Carolina picked a fine time to break its alcoholic beverage control system.   Read Story »

Tags: craft beer industry

Henderson County News

Neighbors question city's action on breweries

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Lisa McDonald and Joe Dinan previewed downtown Hendersonville’s first microbrewery on a Friday night, promising a meat-free space dedicated to helping animals and slaking the craft beer crowd’s thirst for a tasty brew.   Read Story »

Tags: craft beer industry | microbreweries

Henderson County News

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: Brewpubs the right fit downtown

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Everyone needs to get a grip when it comes to microbreweries downtown.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Craft beer festival coming to Seventh Avenue district

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More than 20 craft brewers, live music and local food trucks will be coming to the Seventh Avenue Historic District when MountainTrue sponsors the first Mountain Brew Fest from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22.   Read Story »

Tags: ECO | Historic Seventh Avenue | craft beer industry | Mountain True

Henderson County News

City clears way for microbreweries downtown

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The Hendersonville City Council last week approved an amendment to the zoning ordinance that will allow the establishment of microbreweries downtown.   Read Story »

Tags: craft beer industry

Henderson County Business

Sierra Nevada invites 50 breweries to pour hearty beers

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MILLS RIVER — More than 50 breweries from across the country will converge at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. on March 28 as the brewery hosts the first Burly Beers and Barleywines Festival.   Read Story »

Tags: Sierra Nevada | craft beer industry

Mills River Business

Sierra Nevada beer festival sold out

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MILLS RIVER — If Sierra Nevada officials had any doubts about the reception they'd receive in once-dry Mills River, they need not have worried. The big public debut is sold out.   Read Story »

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Fletcher Business

Brewery supplier relocating to Fletcher

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A Hickory-based brewery supplier plans to move its Southeastern headquarters to Fletcher.   Read Story »

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Mills River Business

WSJ visits Sierra Nevada in Mills River

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As it opens for public tours and its fame grows, the new Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. plant and grounds in Mills River are destined to attract more national media attention.   Read Story »

Tags: Mills River | Sierra Nevada | craft beer industry

Mills River Business

Sierra Nevada announces food trucks for Aug. 3 event

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Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. has announced the food trucks that will be on site when the Beer Camp Across America comes to Mills River, the last stop on the coast-to-coast craft beer celebration. The Mills River event is 1-6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 3.   Read Story »

Tags: Sierra Nevada | craft beer industry

Henderson County Business

Two local brews make Beer Camp 12-pack

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Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. has released its Beer Camp Across America 12-pack ahead of a coast-to-coast craft beer tour that ends on Sunday, Aug. 3, at its new Mills River brewery. Two locally made beers made the commemorative package.   Read Story »

Tags: Sierra Nevada | craft beer industry

Mills River News

Triangle Stop plunges into craft beer on tap

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MILLS RIVER — How things change. Seven years ago, Mills River was dry.   Read Story »

Tags: Mills River | Beau Waddell | Triangle Stop | craft beer industry