Asheville has distinguished itself repeatedly in various ways. It has gained notoriety for being a culinary mecca, art world find, music weaves the streets in notes melodic, scenes of wonder and awesome beauty from numerous vantage points throughout the city and now, Asheville Brews. Claiming the title of Beer City USA for the third year running beating out the expected winner; Portland with ease our small Asheville craft beer scene is thriving. Just in Asheville with the 10 microbreweries crafting beer patrons have more than 50 local flavors to sample.
All this, before Sierra Nevada, , ever announced it's opening in Asheville for the year 2014 having chosen it's new French Broad River site in Mills River only 15 miles south of Beer City.
No time at all elapsed when competitor New Belgium, our country's 3rd largest producer of craft beer also tapped Asheville's vibrant River Arts district, a mere 1/2 mile from downtown, as it's new home for a 2015 opening.
So, if you have interest in "the joys of the hops" you can find it all here in spades. Check out At Cumberland Falls Bed and Breakfast Inn's Brewgrass Festival Bonanza Package under News from the Innkeeper at the bottom on our home page. This very popular festival will have some of the best Asheville brews all in one convenient location on September 15, 2012.
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