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Hi-Wire Brewing

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Hi-Wire Brewing is known for producing approachable and balanced beers in the heart of Asheville NC. Find their lagers and ales in grocery stores, restaurants, and bottle shops across NC, SC, TN, OH, and GA; or visit their two locations: the 27,000 square foot Big Top Production Facility & Taproom located half a mile from the Biltmore Estate and the South Slope Specialty Brewery & Taproom located in the South Slope region of downtown specializing in sour and wild ales.


Oral history interview with Sarah Gulotta (2018)

Beer is supposed to be fun ... Hi-Wire completely embodies the idea that you can take the science of making beer seriously without taking yourself too seriously.

Sarah Gulotta, production brewer at Hi-Wire Brewing in Asheville, NC, discusses her education as one of the first students in Asheville-Buncombe Community College's brewing program, her work as a hot side production brewer at Hi-Wire, and the importance of the Pink Boots Society, Biere de Femme, and other opportunities for people to see women working in the brewing industry.

View the Sarah Gulotta oral history interview.

Hi-Wire Brewing Archive