Written by Bill Kopp | Photos by Anthony Harden
In Beer City, USA, Tedd Clevenger Has Everything Home Brewing Hobbyists Need—and More
Asheville has a well-deserved reputation as “Beer City, USA,” but that status didn’t come about overnight.
As the laws changed in mid–’80s to allow craft and home brewing, a small coterie of Asheville entrepreneurs saw the future and bet on the city welcoming a renewed interest in an ancient tradition. More than a quarter century after the pioneering Asheville Brewers Supply opened its doors, current owner Tedd Clevenger is still focused on anticipating and meeting the needs of hobbyist home brewers while keeping an eye on the future.
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