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Why Asheville is the Next Craft Beer Capital

August 06, 2014

On the grounds of the new Sierra Nevada brewery in Mills River, North Carolina, a sold-out crowd drank from some 90 breweries, with strong support from Asheville, North and South Carolina, and beyond. The region, with Asheville at the lead, is fast growing with dozens of microbrewers and, recently, big guns like Oskar Blue, New Belgium, and Sierra Nevada opening second breweries in the area. Why the explosive growth? We asked the brewers, pourers, and festival-goers just what’s in the water in Asheville. Read More.