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Re: Asheville
« Reply #15 on: May 02, 2012, 12:59:52 PM »
Back to the top, now Oskar Blues is opening up a shop in NC near Asheville (Brevard).
http://www.timescall.com/business/local-business/ci_20522765/longmont-based-oskar-blues-offer-limited-run-beer?source=most_emailed

So let's recap - first Sierra Nevada, then New Belgium, now Oskar Blues, any bets on who might be next?
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Re: Asheville
« Reply #16 on: May 02, 2012, 01:13:50 PM »
So let's recap - first Sierra Nevada, then New Belgium, now Oskar Blues, any bets on who might be next?

Now that's an awesome lineup.  :)
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Re: Asheville
« Reply #17 on: May 02, 2012, 01:18:28 PM »
Not to mention we already have 60 breweries in the state. It might be up to 62 now, I actually lose count.
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Re: Asheville
« Reply #18 on: May 15, 2012, 04:38:01 AM »
Asheville ties with Grand Rapids for Beer City USA and is their fourth BCU title.
http://mashbang.wordpress.com/2012/05/15/is-a-tie-a-win/
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Re: Asheville
« Reply #19 on: May 29, 2012, 11:59:14 AM »
Not really about Asheville, but it does feature Oscar Wong of Highland.
http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/food/story/2012-05-26/craft-breweries/55203882/1
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Re: Asheville
« Reply #20 on: May 29, 2012, 06:46:16 PM »
Not really about Asheville, but it does feature Oscar Wong of Highland.
http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/food/story/2012-05-26/craft-breweries/55203882/1

I've heard a lot of good things about Highland...yet another reason to get down there soon.  :)
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Re: Asheville
« Reply #21 on: May 30, 2012, 09:24:50 AM »
Not really about Asheville, but it does feature Oscar Wong of Highland.
http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/food/story/2012-05-26/craft-breweries/55203882/1

I've heard a lot of good things about Highland...yet another reason to get down there soon.  :)

Just happen to be wearing my "Highland Brewing" polo shirt at work today
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« Reply #22 on: May 30, 2012, 03:23:46 PM »
The firkin festival I had mentioned earlier in this thread was held on the Highlands grounds. Place is like an old state park almost.
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Re: Asheville
« Reply #23 on: June 01, 2012, 06:34:53 AM »
Worth noting it hasn't always been that way. At one point you bascially entered in through a loading dock. They have really spruced the place up over the last few years.
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Re: Asheville
« Reply #24 on: June 07, 2012, 05:28:15 AM »
My wife and I took a long weekend for our anniversary and stayed in Asheville at the Downtown Inn and Suites.  This is a fairly old hotel, the people were friendly and the rooms were clean, but the best part is it is right downtown with free parking.  Less than a block away are Thirsty Monk and the Green Man pub.  Down the street is Asheville Brewing Co., then French Broad is a short walk from there.  I had the oyster stout at the Lobster Trap, brewed on the same kinda sabco system I have.
It's a nice beer town and they seem happy to have everything local for sale.  I'd go back.
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