Celebrating Waynesville’s proud beer history


By Paul ViauMountaineer

Photo by: Paul Viau

Photo by: Paul Viau

You don’t have to be a barfly or a beer fly, to know that Waynesville has really come into it’s own as one of North Carolina’s great beer cities. Even the brewing hot spot of Asheville is buzzing about it.

That’s quite a compliment coming from the town that put North Carolina’s incredible beer scene on the map in 2010. That was the year Asheville shocked everyone (except its own avid beer enthusiasts) when it tied Portland, Oregon as “Beer City USA” in a nationwide poll celebrating American Craft Beer Week.

The following year, Asheville outpolled all American cities, standing alone at the top of the brewing world.

That was about the time, quiet little Waynesville was starting to bring its own brewing talent to bear — as in the symbolic bear logo for then Headwaters/now BearWaters Brewing …

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