Thirsty Monk Celebrates AVL Beer Week With The 5th Annual Not So BIG Beer Festival

Thirsty Monk presents the 5th Annual Not So Big BIG Beer Festival, Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 during Asheville Beer Week!

This festival will feature a selection of rare and specialty beers from America’s top breweries in an intimate outdoor/covered setting at the TM Warehouse space at 92 Thompson St. in Biltmore Village. This intimate beer festival will have several rare and one-off beers all in one place, curated for guests by the Thirsty Monk, especially for Asheville Beer Week 2018.

The tap list at this festival includes rare selections from Haw River Farmhouse Ales, Founders Brewing, Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales, Brewery Ommegang, Birds Fly South Ale Project, Allagash Brewing and many more. Food will be catered on site by Thirsty Monk’s culinary team, including a special Festival Food Flight, with snack-sized items chosen by Certified Cicerones to pair with your festival beers. Learn more about Food Flights here.

“The Not So Big BIG Beer Festival is widely celebrated as one of the legacy highlight events that anchors the middle of AVL Beer Week,” says Thirsty’s Monk’s Beer Buyer and Marketing and Events Coordinator Joanna Postlethwaite. “Attendees can expect a stellar tap list, all while enjoying a relaxed atmosphere and scenic location.”

5:30pm-9:30PM 92 Thompson St., Asheville, 28803

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Founded in 2008 Thirsty Monk currently operates four locations in Asheville, North Carolina including Thirsty Monk Downtown, Thirsty Monk Biltmore Park, Top of the Monk Craft Cocktail Bar, and Brother Joe’s Coffee Pub, as well as Bazi Bierbrasserie in Portland, OR and now its Denver brewery and tasting room. Find the company online at