Asheville is the largest city in Western North Carolina and has more breweries per capita than any other place in the US. The vibe is similar to Boulder, Colorado, and Austin, Texas; open-minded, respectful of nature, relaxed but highly conscious, and values beer almost as much as coffee.
I find it curious that the states with the most craft breweries often correlate with states with the most active people. I don’t think beer makes people more active, but active people love beer. It’s the adult electrolyte. OK, Don’t quote me on that!
What are my Top Five choices?
See the full article, Best Breweries in Asheville NC: Small Breweries Crafting Big Beers, by contributing writer, Jason McLay on www.beertannica.com