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  • Inside look: New pics of our Asheville brewery

    It's sunset and I'm overlooking the construction site of our Asheville brewery from a front porch perched on a hill above, sipping a few cold Snapshots while the dusk breeze lifts the humidity for just a moment. There’s a special kind of captivating magic happening here, and I'm realizing this is one hell of a nice way for a New Belgium co-worker to spend a lazy, slow evening. This past weekend, I had the lucky coincidence of attending the annual Beer Bloggers Conference, which just so happened to land this year in Asheville, home of our upcoming brewery. The brewery’s nestled in the burgeoning Asheville River Arts District on the west side of the French Broad River, a stone’s throw to awesome joints ...

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  • Really Big News!!! Asheville we're coming for you!

    New Belgium Brewing is happy to announce that Asheville, North Carolina will be the site for our east coast brewery! This news comes to you directly at 2:15 MST Thursday, April 5, 2012 (ish). This afternoon was the press conference with Governor Bev Perdue, NBB CEO Kim Jordan and the rest of our site selection team. The event was hosted at the Asheville Chamber of Commerce. The future brewery sits on 17.5 acres of a brownfield site and we are looking to break ground in the first quarter of 2013. On that schedule the brewery should be up and operational for the first quarter of 2015. We are looking to open with a 150,000 square-foot facility and a planned annual brewing capacity of 400,000 barrels. Room for growth ...

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