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Build Your #AVLBeerWeek

Organized by a beer-loving bunch of regional beer industry folks in collaboration with the Asheville Brewer's Alliance, Asheville Beer Week offers a variety of events, including tastings, dinners, talks, parties, beer tournaments, special concerts and many other fun events Asheville-style. Finish out the week-long celebration with Beer City Festival on June 1 where dozens of breweries will be pouring their favorites.

This year, the theme of #AVLBeerWeek is crafted community ‚ÄĒ celebrating the bridges that craft beer creates to our amazing community.

It's easy to plan out which events to attend with the Dig Local app or DigLocal.com. Just search AVL Beer Week and see all the Scoops happening throughout the week!


Build your own Asheville Beer Week below.

Friday, May 24
Strange Brew Movie Showing
Strange Brew, which is arguably the best beer movie ever made, will be showing all AVL Beer Week long at Asheville Pizza & Brewing Company.
More details.

More AVL Beer Week events:
  • Double Rainbow Day at Bhramari Brewing
  • Enter the Tardis Historical Tap Takeover at Zebulon Ales
Saturday, May 25
Ménage à Freak Release Party
Enjoy live music, aerial artists, stilt walkers, carnival games and the release of Wicked Weed's seasonal triple IPA at The Funkatorium.
More details.

More AVL Beer Week events:
  • Beer Pong Battleship Tournament at Bhramari Brewing
  • Dr. Bacon at Oskar Blues Brewery
Sunday, May 26
5th Annual SocialFest
Asheville's best musicians are coming together for a fun day of music, art, food and fun at The Social to benefit Homeward Bound. The lineup is stacked, including Ashley Heath, Leeda "Lyric" Jones, Josh Blake, Dirty Dead and more.
More details.

More AVL Beer Week events:
  • Battle of the Breweries Volleyball Tournament at Creekside Taphouse
  • Fermentation Fest at White Labs Kitchen & Tap
Monday, May 27
Memorial Day Keg Hunt
Hi-Wire Brewing, in collaboration with Well Played Board Game Cafe, will be hosting the 2nd annual Memorial Day Keg Hunt where teams will follow a series of clues leading them to the final destination for Hi-Wire beer, food and music.
More details.

More AVL Beer Week events:
  • Beer Themed Trivia at Bhramari Brewing
  • Beat the Brewer Connect Four Throwdown at Ben's Tune Up
Tuesday, May 28
Build-a-Beer Workshop
Archetype Brewing will be releasing two of their fan favorite beers for you to brew at home! For $35, you receive a beer, a full brew kit (without yeast), a walk-through with the brewers and a one-on-one Q&A at the event.
More details.

More AVL Beer Week events:
  • Beer Trivia w/ Highland Brewing at Craft Centric
  • Friends Trivia at The Casual Pint
Wednesday, May 29
5-Course Food and Beer Pairing
The Laughing Seed Cafe and Stone Brewing are teaming up for a unique vegetarian food and brew pairing. Reserve your seats!
More details.

More AVL Beer Week events:
  • 6th Annual Not So Big BIG Beer Festival at Thirsty Monk
  • Crawfish Boil w/ Sierra Nevada at The Grey Eagle
Thursday, May 30
Small Batch Lulo Zombie Release
Try the popular White Zombie beer from Catawba Brewing with a tropical spin courtesy of the Lulo fruit.
More details.

More AVL Beer Week events:
  • Skillet 6 Ways at Burial Beer
  • $30 Pizza Dinner with French Broad River Brewery and Strada Italiano
Friday, May 31
Pisgah-ha-ha Comedy Showcase
Celebrate local beer by pairing a pint of Pisgah Brewing's special blonde ale ‚ÄĒ brewed especially for this event ‚ÄĒ with comedy from LaZoom.
More details.

More AVL Beer Week events:
  • Asheville Sunset Beer Tour with Leap Frog Tours
  • Total Summer Eclipse II: Dark Beer Day at The Whale
Saturday, June 1
Beer City Festival
The annual Beer City Festival celebration returns, uniting the regions best craft breweries for an afternoon packed full of cold beer, live music and good times.
More details.

More AVL Beer Week events:
  • Papadosio's Summer SEEquence at Pisgah Brewing
  • White Zombie 5k at Catawba Brewing
For all of this week’s Scoops and more, visit DigLocal.com or download the Dig Local App. Keep digging local!