Introducing The Strategies When Thinking Of West Asheville Beer

The principal mission of UpCountry Brewing is to produce great experiences while we're showing our passion in crafting beer, local music and many more. We do this by centering on the Carolina mountain region where we're operating currently.

West Asheville taproom is surely a fantastic spot if you'd like to plan the next vacation and you can always catch up with your family and friends if you'll consider our community driven brewery. We currently have a huge space for live local music, a huge backyard and also a captivating indoor setting so UpCountry Brewing may offer different beer styles and provide a full brewpub food menu for the visitors and locals.

UpCountry Brewing was actually founded by John Cochran in 2016 and he is referred to as a craft beer industry veteran. John actually worked alongside beer-related jobs in his twenty years in brewing and he is very fired up to return to his roots by offering a small, local brewery centering on fun times, great beers and best friends. UpCountry Brewing is now located at 1042 Haywood Road in West Asheville and it is a tap room, music venue and a brewery.

Formerly Altamont

Beer

UpCountry Brewing offers a number of beer styles, including saisons, IPAs, sours, porters, stouts, and more. With twenty of its own beers on tap, the brew house is continuously thinking about and creating new beers for Asheville to enjoy. UpCountry Brewing may offer goblets, pints, flights and a 22-ounce pour in the taproom. Additionally, the brewery has beer to go for purchase! Beer to go features a growler with your preference of beer, or cans of the Mangose, UpCo Lager, Hop Dread Red IPA, or Bogey Free Session IPA. Together with availability in the taproom, UpCountry's beer can be found all over town in several grocery stores, bottle shops, and bars in Asheville, including towns like Woodfin, Waynesville, Canton, Candler, Black Mountain, Arden, Hendersonville, Weaverville, and surrounding places.

We have got our extensive beer list that is perfect for beer nerds everywhere. We value creativity above all else along with daring recipes that everyone will undoubtedly enjoy. We've recently been infusing some of our brews with several syrups and flavors for an additional creative kick. The brewery also includes a Randall for infusions and also a pilot brew system to take the brewing one step further. We are all about experimenting and seeing what deliciousness we can produce using the knowledge from each brewer!

Together with offering delicious beer, UpCountry has red and white wines along with a full liquor bar of whiskey, vodka, gin, tequila, and other spirits for everyone to enjoy. We have got selections for everyone so you don't have to be a hard core beer lover in order to enjoy our alcohol. Aside from liquor, UpCountry might also offer signature cocktails that could rotate throughout the year based on the season.

Food

Together with brewing and selling delicious beer, UpCountry offers a full food menu featuring appetizers, pizzas, burgers, salads, hot dogs, soups, and even meals for dogs. If you love sweets, we have got different dessert choices available for you. Our wide menu variety offers something for everyone! We're also vegan and gluten-free friendly. Even though you're actually on a diet, we will try everything to accommodate you. We have got plenty of selections for the whole family, along with kid-friendly and dog friendly menu for friends and family to enjoy.

When you've worked up an appetite hiking the Blue Ridge Parkway or floating down the French Broad River, UpCountry is the ideal place to meet up with friends or family and satisfy your hunger. After you eat your dinner, lunch or snack, you can always try our corn hole and other activities scheduled at the brewery. Together with live music, we host a yoga class on Sunday mornings, music bingo on Wednesdays, and local pint nights on Thursdays.

Community

Every month, UpCountry can choose a local nonprofit to represent their "Miracle Pint Night" every Thursday. UpCountry already worked several organizations such as Smokies, Habitat for Humanity, LEAF, Asheville Humane Society, and The Rainbow School. On Thursdays, UpCountry will host the pint night with a unique glass that could be changed every week. Customers buy a featured beer and get to keep the glass, with ten percent of that beer's sales going towards the featured nonprofit. At UpCountry, community is important, and these pint nights are just one method for the brewery to give back.

Local Art And Music

UpCountry Brewing is always supporting local art and music in Asheville and the surrounding places like Black Mountain, Woodfin, East Asheville, and the River Arts District.

UpCountry always hosts a local artist monthly together with Bad Craft, an artist shop in Black Mountain, NC. The brewery will show off one artist each month to display their artwork at the taproom of UpCountry for display and purchase. Together with a month long campaign, each artists gets a designated Pint Night at the brewery along with at Bad Craft. The artist of the month can present and also discuss their work along a pint glass featuring the work of the artist. UpCountry values the support of local art, music, and beer, and will continue to exhibit their support for all of these avenues of Asheville. Community and business relationships are important for John Cochran, the owner of UpCountry, together with the support of the staff so the brewery will always look ahead to continue the Pint Nights.

Music

UpCountry brewing is always proud to offer live, local music on a nightly basis. Once you've taken the friends and family to the tourist spots like Biscuit Head, Nine Mile, and Rocky's Hot Chicken Shack, bring them down to UpCountry for an intimate night of Bluegrass, Open Mic, Music Bingo, or live local music on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. We like to host solo musicians such as Dave Desmelik, Anya Hinkle, Old Sap, Stephen Horvath, Robin Lewis, Nikki Forbes, Scott Stetson, and more. We even host those Jerry Garcia and Grateful Dead Tributes. It's going to include different bands such as The Dirty Dead, The Paper Crowns and Phuncle Sam. We have got other bands that we love to host like The Junk Drawer, Mama Danger, the Free Wheelin' Mamas, Cat and Crow, Kaizen with Jeff Sipe, Astral Plainsmen, Cyndi Lou and The Want to, Sirius B., Moonlight Street Folk, The Dirty Badgers, and several more.

Aside from live music, it is not a secret that UpCountry Brewing is a bunch of hardcore Phish fans. The brewery has been known for live streaming music, but it is extra attention to when Phish plays. They usually pull down the huge projector screen to stream each show and clear out the chairs and tables in the music room so that Asheville can dance it out! Other live streams the brewery is recognized for include Widespread Panic, Dead and Co., and Umphrey's McGee. UpCountry will always encourage Asheville to bring some friends, enjoy brews and boogie.

Check our website or social media pages for what we have going on. We're going to have something that could appeal to everyone. Our social ID is simply @upcountrybrew and we can be found on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

We offer all our music with no cover charge. UpCountry doesn't want to limit the live music to have a cover charge, which is the reason why our events are free to public.

Family Friendly/Outdoor Focused

UpCountry Brewing is recognized for being family and kid friendly. We have got a huge outdoor patio space with games that are made for kids and also a cornhole set for the whole family to enjoy. Our patio and courtyard is also dog friendly so bring them with you.

At UpCountry Brewing, we always feel that beer and outdoors are associated. UpCountry Brewing always value the outdoor activities that Asheville may offer from floating down the river to trying the mountain trail. Plenty of Asheville residents and visitors love to stay at our outdoor space.

LOCALS AND VISITORS

UpCountry Brewing is a brewery located in West Asheville and it is among the best spots to stay and relax. It's situated on Haywood Road in West Asheville and it is surrounded by thousands of neighbors and are very proud to be their "neighborhood bar" for parties, gatherings or simply having beer with friends.

Think of UpCountry when you have exited Highway 26 and you're coming up Patton... but especially think of UpCountry when you're craving a cold, craft beer. We are just right across The Odditorium, which a location in West Asheville that you have to never miss after or before you decide to come to our place.

For tourists or just for those passing through, UpCountry offers a welcoming and personable experience. Our staff is friendly and Cicerone certified, meaning we're knowledgeable in all things beer! We have got our beer-tenders which could provide suggestions based on the kind of beer that you'd like. It's referred to as the Beer City Capital of the United States.

Tours

UpCountry Brewing can provide beer tours by special request and you can check our website for this. Together with beer tastings and a tour of the new taproom, you'll receive a guided tour of the brew house and along with a 'Beer 101' crash course in how you can make and produce beer. Together with the beer making process, you'll learn what UpCountry's equipment does, and how each beer is brewed, from the recipe invention to kegging out the finished product in either cans or kegs.

Stopping by Asheville for a visit? Talk with Asheville Brewery Tours or LEAP Frog tours for a guided tour of UpCountry Brewing alongside at least two other breweries in your community. By using these tours to multiple breweries in your community, you'll learn the difference between the different brew house in terms of production, size, beer styles and more.

Merchandise

While you're staying here, you can have a look at a few of the merchandise because UpCountry may offer hats, t-shirts, patches, pint glasses, caribeaner mugs, growlers and more. And, of course, do not forget your beer to go! We may offer growlers and cans for your several adventures.

Good Beer Hunting

UpCountry's latest logo re-design is the ideal thanks to the Good Beer Hunting in Chicago, IL. Designers Michael Kiser, Cooper Foszcz, and Mike Duesenberg have done an outstanding job with developing the labeling artwork for UpCountry's Hop Dread, Mangose, Isoprene Hazy IPA, and UpCo Mountain Lager. There are plenty of canning designs on the way so you have to stay tuned.

Georgia Bulldogs

If you don't know yet, the owner of UpCountry Brewing is a DAWG Alum. UpCountry has become a go-to spot in Asheville for watching the Georgia Bulldogs games. Keep an eye out, because Cochran will wear his jersey.

Private Parties

UpCountry is hosting wedding rehearsals, catering events, private events, birthday parties and more. Plan yours here! UpCountry's floor layout is unique because we have two separate spaces for you to enjoy your special event. Whether it is a graduation celebration, an out of town meet up, or an office party, we have got you covered.

Outside Festivals And Fun

Asheville has so lots of cool spots to check out, especially in the beer-related scene. Asheville is also home to numerous festivals too, each food, beer, or music associated. UpCountry has made an appearance at lots of of these, including Burning Can, Asheville Beer Festival, Oktoberfest, Beer City Festival, Battle of the Burger, Brewgrass, Asheville Beer Expo, and more. UpCountry always participates in anything that could permit the folks to try our delicious beer.

In Summary

UpCountry Brewing actually focuses on local support through music, art and nonprofit. Bottom line is that UpCountry's love for craft beer coupled with a memorable experience with friends, family, and the outdoors makes it a wonderful place to grab a beer with friends.

Whether you take this beer to the mountains or it takes you, we are going to see you there.



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