The Breweries of the Asheville Pizza Showdown 2012

The Asheville Pizza Showdown 2012 also has a lot of Beer Brewing! These great breweries in the Asheville & WNC area have sponsored this event with local brews that are sure to please!

First we have Pisgah Brewing Company out of Black Mountain North Carolina. The are a certified organic brewery and have a great beer selection.

Next we have Craggie Brewing Company in downtown Asheville. This is the place to be on a downtown AVL brewery tour.

We also have Highland Brewing from East Asheville, our “oldest” area brewery, which will have their beer on tap.

And a special guest brewery called Dry County Brewing Company from Spruce Pine will be on site with their specialty brew that is their secret friendly weapon from what we hear.

You can say that the Asheville Pizza Showdown 2012 is going to be a mini beer fest of sorts, so if you are in town, come get down with us!!

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American Craft Beer Week with Asheville’s Craggie Brewing & Cafe Azalea

Craggie Brewing Kicks Off American Craft Beer Week Partnering With Café Azalea For A 5 Course Beer Dinner Monday, May 16th at Cafe’ Azalea – 1011 E. Tunnel Road, Asheville

Join us for this refreshing culinary collaboration!
Owner/Brewmaster Bill’s beer line-up with
Owner/Chef Judd’s menu.

(Both will provide commentary)

Courses ~
*Toubab Brewe: Bavarian-Style Zwickel Beer — Shrimp skewer, jalapeno cheddar cornbread, green apple & radish salad
*Roggenbier: Rye Lager — Pastrami cured salmon, house pretzel, caper-mustard sauce
*Herkulean: A Dark IPA — Smoked chicken ravioli with beercheese sauce
*Burning Barrel: Bourbon Chipotle Porter — Grilled merguez sausage, quinoa pilaf, flageolet beans
*Antebellum Ale: An 1820s American Ale — Beer float with Antebellum Ice Cream (another sumptuous union… Craggie & The Hop Ice Cream Café) and ginger molasses pizzelle served in a Craggie Willi (Willibecher), which is yours to keep!

Dinner starts promptly at 6:00pm
Cost: $40 per person (plus tax & gratuity)
For reservations, please call Cafe’ Azalea at 828/299-3753

*For those who may be interested in purchasing their favorite beer to take home, Craggie will bring along some growlers!

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