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How about a beer?

Western North Carolina has more than 20 craft beer breweries producing world class beer in our area, and 13 of those are located in Asheville alone! With so many great breweries, taprooms and brewpubs, it’s easy to see why Asheville, North Carolina won the crown of “Beer City, USA” for four years in a row, handily beating out national heavyweights like Portland, Boston and San Diego in a popular nationwide survey. To help you find the best brews our town has to offer – and experience Asheville like a local – we’ve created the Asheville Ale Trail.

Our brewery guide won’t just point you in the direction of great beer, we’re also here to help you find the best Asheville has to offer.  Asheville is full of unique local restaurants, world class attractions, and natural beauty.  We invite you to come experience our ‘Paris of the Mountains’…and toast your visit with some of the best craft beer in the world!

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Our weekly recommendations on what to drink, where to go, and what to do on the Asheville Ale Trail.

Brews and Events


Hi-Wire Goes for the Gold – and Gets It!

Hi-Wire Brewing announced this week that the brewery won BIG at this year’s NC Brewer’s Cup taking home five medals – the most of any brewery in the state! The brewery’s shiny new hardware includes: GOLD 1st Place Best German Pilsner – HI-WIRE LAGER SILVER 2nd Place Best Beer Overall – HI-WIRE LAGER SILVER 2nd [...]


Raleigh’s Tasty Beverage Co. Expands to Asheville’s Brewery District

Tasty Beverage Company of Raleigh, one the capital’s premiere bottle shops and craft beer retailers, has just announced new expansion plans for the company.  Located in the renovated Depot Building in downtown Raleigh’s chic Warehouse District, Tasty carries an extensive selection of some 1200 packaged beers and has a rotating selection of 6 draft beers on tap.  Normally, [...]

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Asheville Ale Trail’s Giveaways & Contests!


Ticket Giveaway for the 9/20/14 Brewgrass Festival

 Brewgrass is the stuff of legends in WNC...for 18 years Brewgrass has been bringing the folks of Asheville great bluegrass music and world class craft beer, and making it one of the most respected and popular craft beer events in the counrty.  Long before … [Read More...]

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