Events

May
22
Fri
Special Beer Week menu with daily beer and food pairings @ Sierra Nevada
May 22 @ 11:00 am – May 30 @ 7:00 pm

Join us at the Sierra Nevada Taproom for a special Beer Week menu featuring daily food specials and exclusive beer and food pairings, all week long.

May
25
Mon
Barrel Aged Beer Tappings at Wicked Weed @ Wicked Weed
May 25 @ 3:00 pm – May 28 @ 11:00 pm

Enjoy a new barrel ages release each day at the downstairs tasting room at Wicked Weed on Biltmore Ave.

May
28
Thu
Hops, Hips and Beef Tips  (A celebration of the women of craft brewing and Beer Week BBQ) @ Altamont Brewing Co.
May 28 @ 3:00 pm

Come on down to The Altamont Brewing Company and join us for the 3rd Annual beer week cook out! This year we invited our good friends at Moe’s Original BBQ in Woodfin to come down and serve up some deliciousness for your mouth! This year’s get together spotlights the hard working ladies in the Craft Beer industry and will work as a fundraiser for The Pink Boots Society! We’ve invited all sorts of friends from a bunch of breweries to come drink beer with us. Look for the #AVLlumberladiesbarcrawl leading the parade down Haywood Road in West Asheville and ending at The Altamont Brewing Company for some live Funk and Blues music! We’ll be rotating through a bunch of good stuff on the tap box, so stop on down and get you some!
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Lumber Ladies Bar Crawl @ Brew Pump, Pour Taproom, Westville Pub, Altamont Brewing
May 28 @ 4:00 pm

“Female reps from Terrapin Brewing, Dogfish Head Brewery, Bell’s Brewing, Starr Hill Brewing, Oskar Blues Brewery, and Victory Brewing Company will come together to raise money for the Pink Boots Society with stops at Brew Pump, Pour Taproom, Westville Pub, Altamont Brewing. There will be raffles at each stop of the bar crawl. 

Skillet Donut Stout Split Batch Event with Vortex Doughnut pairing @ Burial Beer Co. Taproom
May 28 @ 4:00 pm

Skillet Donut Stout Split Batch Event with Vortex Doughnut pairing. Our beloved breakfast stout split 6 ways and aged on various adjuncts (Rum soaked wood spirals, Strawberry and Vanilla, Peanut Butter, Cherries, Hazelnut and Chocolate, Maple and Cinnamon)

Earth Fare Sampling with Foothills Brewing @ Earth Fare Westgate
May 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Sample Foothills at Earth Fare Westgate on May 28th from 5-7pm!

Earth Fare Sampling with Highland @ Earth Fare South
May 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Sample Highland brew at Earth Fare South Asheville on May 28th from 5-7pm!

Mutt Mingle Doggie Dash @ Twin Leaf Brewery
May 28 @ 5:00 pm

Is your dog a true warrior? Have they been waiting for their moment to prove their superior physical prowess through feats of strength, speed, and agility? Then join us on Thursday May 28th to enter your pup in our first ever Doggie Dash. It will be an epic competition of true canine warriors, and only one champion will emerge victorious. But seriously… We’re going to create an adorable (and very achievable) obstacle course inside the brewery. A $10 donation to Charlie’s Angels Animal Rescue will secure your pup’s entry into the competition. There will be ooo’s and ahhh’s as Asheville finest furballs make their way through a timed agility course. There will be some awesome prize packages for our winners, plus proceeds will go directly to the rescue. Come by, watch the cuteness unfold, and help save some wonderful, sweet, loving animals’ lives.

The Big Bad Boulevard Brewing Tasting @ Buisin Ales
May 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join the Bruisin’ Crew & Michael Emrie for The Big Bad Boulevard_Beer Tasting on 5/28, 5-7pm. FREE! http://goo.gl/QyXNtI #avlbeerweek #avlbeer

The Todd & Les Show (AVBC & Allagash) @ Tasty Beverage Company
May 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

While we’re the new kids on the block in Asheville, this isn’t our first rodeo and we’ve enjoyed a good relationship with the folks from Allagash and Anderson Valley for years now. For this gathering of friends, we’ll be pouring Century Saison, Midnight Brett, Session Brett and more from Allagash, and Dreef Fooper, Grand Cru and more from Anderson Valley! Fun fests!

A Night with Stone Brewing Co @ Jack of the Wood
May 28 @ 6:00 pm

Randall is coming…
Starting at 5pm, and for every hour afterwards, we will be running a different Stone beer through the Randall infuser and pairing it with a locally sourced small plate. To aid us in accomplishing this task we have enlisted the help of our farmers, cheese makers, chefs,and bakers so that we can offer a creative twist on beer and food pairings using the freshest possible ingredients to create a unique celebration of beer and food.

Beer and Tapas with Innovation Brewing and Evolution Wine Kitchen @ Evolution Wine Kitchen        
May 28 @ 6:00 pm

Come join us for a delicious pairing of Innovation Brewing ales and Evolution Wine Kitchen’s tapas. A variety of meats, cheeses, Greek fare and other small plates with be paired up with a complimentary brew.

FREE Trolley Ride from Oskar Blues to AVL Tourists @ Oskar Blues
May 28 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

“Trolley departs from Oskar Blues Brewery at 6 p.m. for Thirsty Thursday specials at Asheville Tourists game – will return to the brewery following the game. 

Live music from Pierce Edens at Oskar Blues Brewery @ Oskar Blues Brewery
May 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Asheville-based singer/songwriter, Pierce Edens, will perform a FREE show from 6-8 p.m. at Oskar Blues Brewery’s Taproom, the Tasty Weasel. Oskar Blues own food truck, the CHUBwagon, will also be open from 5-8 p.m.

Live music from Pierce Edens at Oskar Blues Brewery @ Oskar Blues Brewery
May 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Asheville-based singer/songwriter, Pierce Edens, will perform a FREE show from 6-8 p.m. at Oskar Blues Brewery’s Taproom, the Tasty Weasel. Oskar Blues own food truck, the CHUBwagon, will also be open from 5-8 p.m.

Pig on a Wire with Hi-Wire Brewing and Luella’s BBQ @ Luella's
May 28 @ 6:00 pm

Pig on a Wire “home brew” BBQ sauce contest. Contestants will create a sauce using a Hi-Wire beer of their choice and bring it in for judging people’s choice style. There will be prizes awarded including the coveted Saucy Pig Trophy. Luella’s will also create a special sauce for the evening and tap some specially brewed Hi-Wire beers. The contest is limited to 15 participants so register early by sending an email with your name and sauce to pigonawire@hiwirebrewing.com

Sunny Point Café & Wedge Brewing Beer Dinner Spectacular @ Sunny Point Café
May 28 @ 6:00 pm

Seatings at 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm.
Call for Reservations: 828.252.0055

Join Sunny Point Café and Wedge Brewing Company for a truly unique beer dinner on May 28, 2015. Start off the evening in Sunny Point’s on-site garden where you’ll enjoy bites and flight-size pours of Wedge Beers. Following the garden appetizers, you’ll be ushered to the café for salad, entrée, and dessert courses each pared with, and cooked with, Wedge beers. It is quite possible that throughout your meal you will have sampled either in a glass or within a dish every beer Wedge is currently offering!

Dishes will feature seasonal ingredients, including produce harvested from Sunny Point’s Garden, and creative use of Wedge Brewing beers incorporated into dish preparation. Entrée choices will include a vegetarian option. For additional menu details, visit target=”_blank”>http://sunnypointcafe.com/happenings/.

Sierra Nevada Beer Dinner @ Chestnut
May 28 @ 6:30 pm

“Inspired creations from Chestnut Executive Chef Joe Mitchell featuring Sierra Nevada brews and brew pairings with each course. Dinner includes: A Welcome Reception and 4 course dinner. Please make reservations for the event by calling Chestnut at 828-575-2667.

Asheville Tourists Thirsty Thursday with 105.9 The Mountain @ McCormick Field
May 28 @ 7:00 pm

“Take in a ball game during Asheville Beer Week with 105.9 the Mountain. The Asheville Tourists take on the Augusta GreenJackets for the official Thirsty Thursday of Asheville Beer Week. Gates open at 6pm, first pitch at 7:05pm. McCormick Field features over 30 beers on draft with $2 craft beers on Thirsty Thursday. Tickets starting at only $7.

Pisgah Brewing Company and Foothills Farms present: Butcher’s Table Dinner & Beer Pairing  @ Pisgah Brewing
May 28 @ 7:00 pm

“Pisgah Brewing Co. & Foothills Farm present: Butcher’s Table Dinner & Beer Pairing
The Butcher’s Table is a showcase of the finest work from Foothills house and guest Butchers and Chefs. We go way “off menu” to bring you a meat-centric, locally sourced, 5 course meal you won’t soon forget. Foothills Butcher Tyler Cook and Chef Trevon Dunn prepare a meaty feast, paired with Pisgah brews, to celebrate Asheville Beer Week and 10 years of Pisgah Brewing Company​! $60 

Strange Brew @ Asheville Pizza and Brewing
May 28 @ 10:00 pm

“Special screening of the cult classic “”Strange Brew””, Canadian beers on special (Molson/Moosehead), free admittance to anyone dressed as a Canadian. “”Take off you hosers!””

May
29
Fri
Catawba’s Sweet 16 Luau & Coconut Porter Release @ Catawba Brewing
May 29 @ 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm

“Catawba’s turning Sweet 16, and we’re celebrating with our Coconut Porter release. Our Luau party will take place at our South Slope & Biltmore Village tasting rooms from 2-10pm. Live music, food, and Hawaiian give-aways. Wear your best Hawaiian print shirt or grass skirt and celebrate the Coconut!

Interactive Beer Dinner with Buxton Hall Barbecue @ Burial Taproom
May 29 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Not your average beer dinner. Another a la carte event where you can come and purchase tickets to individual stations. Each station will have a food from barbecue meats to delicious sides  paired with a Burial Beer Co. beer. Try them all or customize your event. The stations will be set up around the taproom and outside.  

Wicked Weed Saison Tap Takeover @ Wicked Weed
May 29 @ 3:00 pm

An 11 Saison Tap Takeover at Wicked Weed in the Downstairs Tasting Room!
-Poperinge Saison with Apricots (7% abv)
-XLIII Arbor Vitae Saison (7.8 % abv)
-VII Pu-er Tea Saison
-VI Kumquat Saison 5.3% abv (second brew, winter, 2014)
-Mosaic Saison (6.2% abv)
-XLII Juniper Saison (6.4% abv)
-Reticent Saison (6.3% abv)
-XIX Tamarind Saison (5.2% abv)
-XXXVIII Wallonian Saison (5.3% abv)
-XLIV Mango Habanero (7.2% abv)
-XXXIX Peach & Apricot Saison (6.5% abv)

Earth Fare Sampling with New Belgium @ Earth Fare Westgate
May 29 @ 3:39 pm – 4:39 pm

Sample New Belgium at Earth Fare South Asheville on May 29th from 5-7pm!

Fonta Flora Brewery Tap Takeover @ The Thirsty Monk Downtown
May 29 @ 4:00 pm – 12:00 am

Fonta Flora, one of NC’s most exciting up and coming breweries will take over the taps downtown! We’re always excited to see what surprises co-owner and Head Brewer Todd Boera will bring to Asheville! Taps will span both the Downstairs and Upstairs bars.

Sensory Tasting with Sierra Nevada @ Hops and Vines
May 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

“Please drop by Hops & Vines Friday May 29th from 5-7pm, to visit with Special guests from Sierra Nevada Mills River, as they guide you through a sensory oriented deconstructed tasting of their newest IPA, Hop Hunter. While you are here, taste several other selections both familiar and new, and pick up the newest variety pack, the “”Summer Pack”” at special Asheville Beer Week pricing! 

Hi-Wire and Highland tap attack at Twisted Laurel @ Twisted Laurel
May 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

“Twisted Laurel will feature 3 special beers from each Hi-Wire and Highland as well as a dinner special for the evening. There will be fun and games including giant Jenga and Cards Against Humanity. 

May
30
Sat
Bele Chere $2 Throwback @ Weinhaus/Cork & Keg Bar
May 30 all-day

“Bele Chere might be gone, but devoted fans still come by every summer to reminisce about our $2 craft beer specials. This year we’re bringing them back on May 30th during Beer Week a nd we’ll be offering every 12oz Asheville-made bottles, cans, and even drafts we can get our hands on at the bar for just 2 bucks! Since you can’t drink on the street we’ll have live music inside w/Buddy Davis and the Session Players playing Honky Tonk and classic Country/Americana from 8:30-11. In addition, the Weinhaus will be offering 10% off all Asheville beers on our retail side throughout Beer Week.

Beer City Festival @ Roger McGuire Green, Downtown Asheville @ Roger McGuire Green
May 30 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The 6th Annual Beer City Festival, the perfect way to wrap up Asheville Beer Week 2015, at the Roger McGuire Green in Downtown Asheville, NC. Tickets at www.beercityfestival.com!

Beer City Fest Pre-Party w/ Mamacitas @ Catawba Brewing - South Slope
May 30 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

“Catawba & Mamacitas want to get you off on the right foot for the Beer City Festival. Mamacitas is selling delicious breakfast burritos and Catawba’s pouring beer. One time offerings like Farmer Ted Micheladas & White Zombie Radlers will debut for this brunch event. Doors open at 11am.

Beer City Fest Post Party w/ Dave Desmelik @ Catawba Brewing - South Slope
May 30 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

“Round out AVL Beer Week with live music from a WNC original; Dave Desmelik. Dave will play a couple of sets after Beer City Fest on the Catawba dock/courtyard. A local food truck will also be on site for the event. 

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