Friday, January 25, 2013

Good Life Publications publishes 2013 WNC Craft Beer Guide

Good Life Publications has begun distribution of the Winter/Spring 2013 edition of the WNC Craft Beer Guide. The guidebook is the “go to” guide for locals and tourists looking to visit the breweries in Asheville and the surrounding areas.   It includes over 23 Western North Carolina brewers with maps to their location, as well as pubs that carry local beer, beer tours and beer retailers.  The guide is a well-established informative resource for those seeking to get a “taste” of Beer City.

John Lyda, the President of the Asheville Brewers Alliance, states “This guide helps tourists navigate the ever expanding beer industry in this area.  The ABA was excited to partner with Good Life Publications in this effort to help promote our local brewers.”

50,000 guidebooks are distributed annually and available for free at area chambers, hotels, retailers, restaurants and pubs in Asheville, Hendersonville, Black Mountain, Waynesville and Bryson City. Another several thousand view the online version at  The guide is printed twice a year to keep up with the ever changing market.

“The demand for our guidebooks shows the strength of the industry and confirms that tourists are coming here to try our beers, “says Tanya Fletcher, the Publisher of the Craft Beer Guide.  “We are thrilled to be the most comprehensive printed resource for visiting beer lovers and are glad we can help the hotels and such tell people where to go in an unbiased and informative manner. “ 

About Good Life Publications
Good Life Publications is a series of free publications on the Good Things in Life in Western North Carolina. The series also includes the WNC Mountain Sports & Fitness Guide with a race calendar of running, biking and multi-sport events in the area.   Good Life Publications is a division of The Daniels Group ( For more information on distribution or advertising, please contact Tanya Fletcher at 828-277-8250 ext. 142 or at  More information can also be found on the website at

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