Chalwa Exudes Craft Lifestyle

Chalwa Exudes Craft Lifestyle

Asheville
Chalwa Exudes Craft Lifestyle The first Friday in November, Chalwa plays Pisgah Brewing. The next night, they go West Asheville to Up Country. Then on up to Highland Brewing for a Sunday afternoon show. Chalwa digs craft breweries. Chalwa drinks craft beer. "The beers are craft just like our music... created to be consciously consumed to bring our community together, " waxes Dennis Chalwa Berdnt about the busy weekend. "We might close out the weekend with an appearance at the big brewery in Mills River, late Sunday." Not so late that the band won't get home to tuck the kids in bed. [caption id="attachment_20653" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Dennis and his boys are blue with joy![/caption] I caught up with with Tim Marsh on Facebook Messenger while he was visiting his home…
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Burial Beer is Asheville’s Best Craft Brewery

Burial Beer is Asheville’s Best Craft Brewery

Asheville
Best Brewery in Asheville, Underground No More! After extensive research, we are proud to crown Burial Beer as the very best craft brewery in Asheville. Burial put Asheville Community is Brewing on the map. Collaboration has brought us to where we are today. It all started in November of 2015, which is a long time ago in the annals of North Carolina craft brewing history. Wicked Weed was fresh off winning Silver for their Pernicious IPA in the Great American Beer Festival. There was no daunting Green Mansion, and Burial Beer was just a few steps down and a pleasant alternative to the waning Dirty Jacks. Wicked Weed and Burial were newer breweries, just starting to prove themselves. A lot has changed in a short period of time. Wicked Weed…
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The Five Best Craft Beer Brewers in Asheville

The Five Best Craft Beer Brewers in Asheville

Asheville
The Five Best Craft Beer Brewers in Asheville Carl Melissas of The Wedge Carl Melissas is a living legend in the Asheville beer scene. Back before Green Man became the Trump stronghold of the South Slope, in the summer of 2007, Carl ditched Dirty Jacks, for the opening of Asheville's then 4th brewery, The Wedge. Carl is a genius, succeeding at whatever he chooses to do. Craft beer lovers are grateful he chose brewing beer for a living. Carl doesn't make test batches when crafting a new beer. He brews perfect quality beers on the first go! [caption id="attachment_18206" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Carl Melissas of The Wedge[/caption] Brothers Wicked of ABInBev Call them sell outs, or whatever you want to call them, Luke and Walt Dickinson are craft brewing royalty. These…
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