Posts from 05/2012


Roses or a Beer Analyzer?

05.16.2012 Leah Wong Ashburn 4 Comments

A new relationship began on February 14, 2012, when the perfect Valentine’s Day gift arrived. For Erica Nelson, flowers and chocolate pale in comparison to an Anton Paar Beer Analyzer. Erica manages Quality Control/Quality Assurance at Highland Brewing Company in Asheville, NC. The Anton Paar catapults the capabilities of her department and Highland beer to world-class levels and she’s loving it.
Still the only one in a NC craft brewery, the Anton Paar takes up about as much room as a microwave and is a $60,000 investment in beer quality.
It has a modular design, with a base...

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Bobby Miller & the Virginia Dare Devils (Saturday, June 6th, 2:00pm)

05.15.2012 Grant DaSantos 0 Comments
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Bobby Miller & The Virginia Dare Devils play live in the tasting room at Highland Brewing Company in Asheville, NC.

The creation of innovative, yet, traditionally steeped music is an ever elusive goal in this day and age. The Virginia Dare Devils’ mission to do just that is most certainly well under way. From their beginnings three years ago in the acoustic music hotbed of Asheville, NC, this group of friends has embarked upon an organic musical journey rooted in traditional melody and tone layered with improvisational solos and textured rhythms reminiscent of jams of the sixties, while tipping the cap to 30’s swing bands. Add gritty arrangements, plus big family-style vocals and you’re in for...

Location:Highland's Tasting Room
When: Saturday, June 6th, 2015, 2:00pm - 9:00pm
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