New collaborative pies at Asheville Pizza & Brewing Co.

September marks the start of a new food collaboration series at Asheville Pizza & Brewing Co. Each month, the pizzeria’s North Asheville location will partner with another local restaurant to create a specialty pizza. For the inaugural dish, Asheville Pizza chef Nick Izzo has partnered with chef Brian Crow of Chestnut. The Chestnut Pie, available throughout September, is an … more

Asheville Pizza owner hopes 828 Day catches as holiday for local business

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Tuesday is a special day for Asheville residents as some celebrate August 28, or 8/28, as “828 Day.” Asheville Pizza co-owner Mike Rangel said he would like to see more businesses participate and show “how lucky we are to live here.” “I would like to see other people do it,” Rangel said. … more

Midnight munchies: 15+ places to grab a late night meal in Asheville

Pizza, Pizza, Pizza Asheville Brewing Company |77 Coxe Ave. |  Midnight Snag a pint and pizza by the slice until midnight. Pairing idea: 828 Pale Ale + a slice of pepperoni.

Brew News: Asheville Brewing Company’s Ninja Porter wins 2nd World Beer Cup Medal

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Congratulations to the Asheville Brewing Company and their flagship porter, Ninja Porter! The Asheville brew won a bronze medal last week at the Brewers Association’s biennial World Beer Cup Competition, held this year in Nashville, Tennessee. This is Ninja’s second medal, as the beer won gold at the 2014 World Beer Cup. … more

828 Pale Ale Now Available in Cans

 Asheville Brewing Co. out of (you guessed it) Asheville, North Carolina has announced that the brewery’s popular year-round release 828 Pale Ale has been made available in cans. Featuring an all-star lineup of American-grown hops and a highly sip-able 5.5 percent ABV, this beer should be ripe for quaffing in the warmer months. The full release … more

Asheville Brewing Transitions to Paper Straws

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — In honor of Earth Day 2018, Asheville Brewing is getting rid of plastic straws at all of its locations in favor of compostable paper straws. The pizzeria and brewery also requests that customers ask for a straw if they want one to decrease waste. “This is just another step in Asheville Brewery’s … more

Carolina Beer Guy: Meet brewer Pete Langheinrich

The men and women who make the area’s most popular brews often work in the background, unknown to most beer drinkers. In honor of their creativity that powers the local brew scene, Xpress is starting a series of brewer profiles, shedding some light on these talents. First up is Pete Langheinrich, who worked his way out of the kitchen to … more

The Most Popular Beers & Breweries by State

The Top-Searched Beer Style and Brewery in Every State Many people love to relax after a long day with a nice, cold beer. Which beer each person prefers, though, can vary quite a bit…Asheville Brewing was ranked the most Googled brewery in North Carolina based on Google search interest data!  

Asheville Brewing Company Releases Ninjabread Man Spiced Holiday Porter

Asheville, NC — Asheville Brewing Company will release its award-winning, widely anticipated Ninjabread Man Porter for the fourth year on Friday, October 13, 2017, on draft and in 22-ounce bottles. The Asheville Brewing brew team works closely with the Asheville Pizza and Brewing chefs to hand-craft a concoction of fresh vanilla beans, toasted cinnamon sticks, raisins, … more

20 of the Best North Carolina Beers: Ninjabread Man Porter

By Jim Vorel  |  April 18, 2017 Asheville Brewing Co. Ninjabread Man City: Asheville, NC ABV: 5.6% The verdict: This is how you do the “Christmas cookie”-style spiced beer right—it’s all about balance of spice intensity, the underlying beer and residual sweetness. ABC knows how to make a porter already, considering that they have a whole yearly line of various … more