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Hoppyness Starts With You

Each month we have one of our own One World crew choose a benefit or a cause to donate to. For the entire month, $1 of every pour of a specially brewed beer goes to benefit and support their chosen cause. This month we chose to help out our friends over in Hendersonville, NC at Sanctuary Brewing. They are currently housing 19 different animals at their brand new non-profit, Sweet Bear Rescue Farm. Not only do they make world class brews, but they are awe inspiring world class people!

One World (West Asheville Update)

If you have made your way down Haywood Road in West Asheville, you may have noticed our second location buzzing with a flurry of activity. We currently have all of our brewing equipment ready to start cooking up your favorite brews! We’re also working tirelessly to bring you an otherworldly bar experience inside and outside the brew house. Signs are going up, tables are being made, and we are focusing on bringing that One World vibe to the neighborhood!
We are currently building out a 20 ft wrap around balcony so patrons can hang outside while enjoying some music on our outdoor stage.
We can’t wait to share everything that we’ve been working on with you! We are aiming for an early spring opening so please stay tuned for an official opening date.


Seasons of Change

It seems that with every big change in our lives, it gives each of us a chance to learn, grow, and adapt to our new experiences that surround us. The same applies for when we grow our brewery from a staff of 4 people to 20 and from a little unknown 1.5 barrel brew house down an alley and underneath a popular burger joint to our current project at 520 Haywood Rd. in West Asheville, NC. There we will have a spacious tap room, wrap around outdoor balcony, and an expansive outdoor area for all kinds of activities. All of this will take place ABOVE ground right off the main strip in West Asheville while a 10 barrel system brews underneath this swell of activity going on all around us.
We recently took the chance to gather in this blank canvas of a space before it starts to change before our very eyes. We find it difficult amid our busy schedules but find it necessary for all of us as a One World Family to meet and converse about where we’ve been and where we’re going over some grub from our new neighbors Zia Taqueria and some of our favorite One World brews.
We are a small family but we are definitely in this thing together and we are ready to face any challenges we may face, known and unknown. We are undoubtedly going to be living and guiding each other through a myriad of changes as we grow into something none of us could have ever perceived. We hope you follow us on this journey and we hope to see you soon so we can talk about it over a pint.


Find Your Pint 2017

A love for beer and the outdoors go hand in hand in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Find Your Pint beer series in August and September celebrates that connection by raising funds to protect the Blue Ridge Parkway, the 469-mile scenic route from Shenandoah National Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. In 2016, more than 15 million people visited the Parkway, making it the second most visited national park unit. Unlike many large parks, the Parkway does not charge an admission fee, and with stagnant government funding, the Parkway requires extra support to keep it an amazing place. Be sure to pick up your beer passport from any participating brewery, or download it at In the booklet, the participating breweries are categorized by the four Blue Ridge Parkway districts: Ridge (milepost 0 to 106) and Plateau (milepost 106-216) in Virginia, and Highlands (milepost 216-305) and Pisgah (milepost 305-469) in North Carolina.

Each time you visit a brewery, order the beer designated for the Parkway. Be sure to collect your passport sticker. You can also make tasting notes in the back of the booklet.
While you’re there, take a photo, and use #FindYourPint and #brpfoundation and tag the breweries to spread the word on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Our resident DJ Brandon Audette is going solo for 4 hours this Friday night, September 1st while we kick off our month long fundraiser for protecting our most precious Blue Ridge Mountain Range! $1 of each pint purchased of our Queen of the Forest IPA will go towards preserving efforts through Find Your Pint. This year 31 breweries will team up to for the entire month of September to help support the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation.

Pints For Paws

Join us in a community event at One World Brewing to support the Global White Lion Protection Trust located In Timbavati, South Africa. The saying there is, “If you hurt the lion, you hurt the land. If you kill the lion, you kill the land.” We will share information about how the lion population is declining and how it affects the entire ecosystem, then how YOU can help! One World Brewing will be launching a new beer, Akeru Pale Ale in honor of the lions. The proceeds of the beer sold this night will go directly to the Global White Lion Protection Trust. We will continue to donate $1/pint throughout the month of August.

On Friday August 4th 2017 at 6:00 there will be a brief presentation explaining the mission and work of the Golbal White Lion Protection Trust. This will follow later in the evening with a dance party with 3 all-star d.j.s. Let’s come together to celebrate and build momentum for this global cause.

Speaking For The Trees

We live in an extremely beautiful place amid ancient mountains that are home to a rich diversity of plants and animals. Our forests offer us so much and in return it is our responsibility to stay informed and involved with their care-taking and management. The Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests have been revising their Forest Plan. The Forest Plan is a required document that provides a general framework to guide management of the Forests. The U.S. Forest Service will hold open houses across the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests from late June to early August to provide the public with opportunities to talk with Forest Service staff about local issues, district projects, and the Nantahala and Pisgah Forest Plan revision.

Forest Meetings this Summer
June 29, 6-8 p.m.: Grandfather Ranger District at Foothills Conference Center, 2128 S. Sterling St., Morganton
July 11, 6-8 p.m.: Nantahala Ranger District at Tartan Hall, 26 Church St., Franklin
July 13, 6-8 p.m.: Pisgah Ranger District Office, 1600 Pisgah Hwy, Brevard
July 25, 3-6 p.m.: Appalachian Ranger District at Appalachian District Office, 632 Manor Road, Mars Hill
July 25, 3-6 p.m.: Cheoah Ranger District at Cheoah District Office, 1070 Massey Branch Road, Robbinsville
August 8, 3-6 p.m., Tusquitee Ranger District, Brasstown Community Center, 255 Settawig Rd, Brasstown

You can go online to to check out the latest pre-draft plan materials. The information found here will reflect past meetings held and continue to be updated as the above meetings are held. Together with our participation we can ensure that our area forests are protected and that wild places remain.

May Collaboration For June Celebration

Last month One World Brewing helped conjure up a 3-way collaboration brew with Sanctuary BrewingCo. in Hendersonville and Habitat Brewing Co., located in the rear of the Moog building in DowntownAsheville. We decided on a super juicy Brett IPA and we’re calling it “Three’s Company.” It’s got an ABVof 7% and is light on the IBU’s to showcase the splendid aromas and complex flavors of the Columbus,Mosaic, Amarillo and the newly developed Galaxy hops, which we also used for a very generous dryhopping. Our choice for yeast was the infamous Brettanomyces Claussenii, which was previouslythought to be a bacterium but has recently been promoted to full yeast status. It imparts very littlesourness and the perfect type of funk that really brings out the grapefruit, pineapple juiciness of thehops.
Three’s Company Brett IPA was brewed at Sanctuary because they have twice the size of our brewing capacity and 3 times the size of Habitat’s, who has taken over our title as the Smallest Brewery in Asheville. One World is going to use this collaboration IPA to raise $1 of support per pint for our local Habitat for Humanity by including it in the Asheville Brewer’s Alliance collaboration: “The House That Beer Built.” So, this may be Asheville’s first Collaboration within a Collaboration.

Mixed Culture: A Monthly Dance Party

Once a month we turn down the lights, turn up the volume, and dance underground underneath our disco ball! Mixed Culture takes place on the first Friday of every month and is always free for everyone. The music is always different but the vibe remains the same: Forget your weekly woes, leave negativity at the door, and get down and dance those worries away with a few of your closest friends at One World.
Music can range from House, Disco, Techno, Funk, Indie, and everything in between. Sometimes there’s even some live music to kick the night off as we ease our way onto the dance floor. Midnight Snack, Brie Capone, and Tin Foil Hat are just a few the acts that have graced our underground stage in the past.
This month’s installment on Friday, April 7th features a trio of local Djs that plan on bringing that disco heat to you! Marlon Rando will kick things off followed by a live PA/Dj set from Walkhome. The night ends with our resident Brandon Audette (AKA acidfive) taking you back down to boogie town!
These nights can get a little packed and we have limited capacity so please arrive early and be patient with us as we try to get everyone in.

Mixed Culture
Disco Dance Party
Marlon Rando

Two Hands Project

The question of why we called our brewery One World Brewing is quite common. The name was inspired by the idea of “One Love”, pointing to the interconnectedness of us all. At this time in the world when there is so much chaos and uncertainty on so many levels it is even more important for us to engage in dialogue, collaborate, support and learn from one another. We have found over the last three years of being in business that even a small, local brewery like ours has patrons on a daily basis from all over the globe.

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Awesome Beer in Uncertain Times

The current global situation may be a real s**t-show, but we’re not going to let it stop us from being positive and spreading the love. In fact, that’s exactly what we all need to do. Don’t panic, stay organic, keep Asheville weird and spread the love.

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Ancient Ales to Modern Hybrids

Ever wonder why you love beer so much? Well, we humans have been drinking beer for at least five thousand years. Some evidence suggests it may be more like twenty thousand years, according to Dr. Patrick McGovern, an archaeologist and professor at the University of Pennsylvania, who specializes in ancient fermentation.

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