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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!

The Weekly 6ix Pack

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

Brews and Events

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6/26/14: Barley’s Taproom Highland Brewing Event

Celebrating 20 years of great craft beer, Barley’s Taproom & Pizzeria can readily take credit for being the home of Asheville’s craft brewing revolution! It all started in 1994 when Highland Brewing Co., Asheville’s original craft brewery, started up in the basement of the brand new pub, making Barley’s the first place ever to serve Highland’s brews. Today, [...]

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Asheville Ale Trail’s Giveaways & Contests!

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Burning Can Festival Ticket Giveaway!!

  The Asheville Ale Trail has a couple of tickets to give away to the upcoming July 5th Burning Can Festival!  Courtesy of Oskar Blues Brewery, Burning Can will be a big event this summer, and we CAN't wait.  Registration for the giveaway will … [Read More...]

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