Most people aren’t aware that Western North Carolina is the brewing capital of the Southeast. In fact, on just about any day of the year, one can select from about 50 locally brewed craft beers. From dark rich porters and stouts, to hoppy golden ales, there is something perfect for every beer drinker!

Don’t know where to start? has you covered.

Hendersonville Breweries

Sanctuary Brewing Company:

Brewery with an animal-advocacy bent offering small-batch beer & live music in comfy surrounds. Located at 147 1st Ave E, Hendersonville, NC 28792 in downtown Hendersonville.

Southern Appalachian Brewing:

Southern Appalachian Brewing is a local micro brewery based in downtown Hendersonville, about twenty miles south of Asheville. Their tasting rom is family friendly and friendly dog friendly. In addition to their wide variety beer and wine, they also sell soda and bottled water for non-drinkers and under 21s. Also be sure to check out their big, huge soft pretzels. Southern Appalachian Brewing also allows you to bring your own meal from your favorite restaurant, or simply bring your picnic baskets from home.

Brevard Breweries

Oskar Blues Brewery:

Oskar Blues Brewery is located in Brevard, NC, about thirty miles south of Asheville. They specialize in brewing great craft beer. Oskar Blues chose to open a brewery in Brevard because of its small, intimate location which allows them to invest in a small town that shares their passions.

Etowah Breweries

Sideways Farm & Brewery:

Sideways Farm & Brewery is just a short ride from Hendersonville and Flat Rock. At Sideways Brewery it’s about being small and agile, using what ingredients you have during the season they are available. It’s about coexisting with nature and our surroundings.

Asheville Breweries

Visit’s beer guide for a complete listing of Asheville area breweries.

Greenville, SC Breweries

Visit’s beer guide for a complete listing of Greenville, SC breweries.

Spartanburg, SC Breweries

Visit’s beer guide for a complete listing of Spartanburg, SC breweries.

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