Third-Annual Asheville Beer Week

by Dryridgeinn on May 9, 2014

The Third-Annual Asheville Beer Week launches May 23-31 in Asheville and surrounding western North Carolina, culminating with the Beer City Festival on Saturday, May 31 in downtown Asheville on Roger McGuire Green.

Organized by industry professionals and beer lovers, in collaboration with the Asheville Brewers Alliance, Asheville Beer Week will offer a full week of tap takeovers, special releases, beer dinners, film events and fun festivities. Find a new favorite homebrew at “Just Brew It!”, benefiting Just Economics; sample IPAs at Innovation Brewing’s Tap-Takeover; enter the Carolina Cinemas & Oskar Blues CAN Film Competition for a chance to brew your own OB creation; join Sunny Point and Sierra Nevada for a tasty beer dinner; and, celebrate 20 years with Highland Brewing Company at their Razor Wit Release Party. Visit ashevillebeerweek.com/events for the most up-to-date schedule.

The Fifth-Annual Beer City Festival wraps up Asheville Beer Week May 31, 2014 on Roger McGuire Green from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Celebrate at the brewers’ festival, with taps from dozens of breweries and plenty of live music, with proceeds benefiting Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Western North Carolina and the Asheville Brewers Alliance. $45 tickets will be available at select local establishments, and online for $50 beginning May 1. Visit beercityfestival.com for information and updates.

KEG Sponsors include The Asheville Brewers Alliance, Ward and Smith, and Asheville Independent Restaurants.

CASE Sponsors include Rock 105.1, Tryon Distributing, Dap Media and Digital Relativity.

Event Highlights:
• Just Brew It! Homebrew Festival and Competition, May 24
• Innovation Brewing IPA Tap-Takeover, May 26
• Sunny Point Cafe and Sierra Nevada Beer Dinner, May 28
• Carolina Cinemas and Oskar Blues CAN Film Festival, May 28
• “For the Love of Beer and Mountains” Razor Wit Release Party at Highland Brewing, May 30
• Innovation Brewing’s Reggae Day Party, May 31
• Beer City Festival, May 31

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