Asheville Brews Cruise Winter Warmer Festival

Due to the declaration of a State of Emergency by Governor McCrory we have decided, in conjunction with the City of Asheville & U.S. Cellular Center, to move the Winter Warmer Beer Festival to Saturday February 6th.  All tickets will be accepted on the 6th and are still considered valid.  Please be safe this weekend.

Need something to “Shake Up” the Winter Blahs?

Join us for the 9th Annual Winter Warmer Beer Festival!

Mark your calendars for the 9th Annual Asheville Winter Warmer Beer Festival on Saturday, February 6, 2016, from 3:00 - 7:00pm - provided to you by MountainTrue,  ThreeSheets:Design and Brews Cruise, Inc.

This year’s Winter Warmer event will be held at the U.S. Cellular Center Asheville (Asheville Civic Center) again, in Downtown Asheville. Thanks to all of you, each year’s festival is bigger and better than the year before - so hopefully, 2016’s Winter Warmer Festival will be the best yet!


We highly recommend purchasing tickets in advance, as the last five years’ events have sold out.

About MountainTrue

For over 30 years, MountainTrue has been a trusted community partner, marshaling grassroots support to keep our forests healthy, our air and water clean, and our communities vibrant. Utilizing a combination of policy advocacy, scientific research and community collaboration, MountainTrue and its chapters throughout Western North Carolina unleash the power of citizens’ voices to protect the natural heritage of our region so that people and the environment can thrive.

For more information about MountainTrue, click HERE

"9th Anniversary" Guest Brewery

We purposely try to provide an intimate, "beer family"-like environment for our festival goers - so we typically only reach out to local and regional breweries to participate in our festival. However, its always nice to try something different, or in particular, a brew that isnt' readily available to us here in WNC - so that is why we invite special guests to our event.

Hershey, PA

Founded by brothers Chris and John Trogner in 1997, Tröegs Brewery is an independent regional craft brewery. Located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, Tröegs’ beers are distributed in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, New York, Ohio, Massachusetts, Washington, D.C., Connecticut and North Carolina. Tröegs was named "Mid-Sized Brewery of the Year" at the 2012 Great American Beer Fest.
Visit their website HERE

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2016's Guest Brewery:

Hershey, PA

2016's Local and Regional Line-Up:

Asheville Brewing Company
Aviator Brewing Company
BearWaters Brewing Company
Bee & Bramble Fine Meads
Birdsong Brewing Company
Blind Squirrel
Bold Rock Hard Cider
Boojum Brewery
Catawba Valley Brewing Company
Duck Rabbit Craft Brewery
Foothills Brewing
French Broad Brewing Company
Fullsteam Brewery
Granite Falls Brewing Company
Hi-Wire Brewing (The Three Ring Brewing Co.)
Howard Brewing
Florida Beer Company (Indian River Beverage Corp.)
Lazy Hiker Brewing Co.
Lexington Avenue Brewery
New Belgium Brewing Company
Newgrass Brewing Company
Oskar Blues Brewery
Oyster House Brewing Company
Pig Pounder Brewery
Pisgah Brewing Company
RJ Rockers Brewing Company
Sierra Nevada Brewing
Skull Camp Brewing
Southern Appalachian Brewery
SweetWater Brewing Company
Thomas Creek
Twin Leaf Brewery
Troegs Independent Brewing
Urban Orchard Cider Company

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