Homebrewer takes Just Brew It top honors with Chaga Coffee Stout
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) —
In Asheville, dozens of home brewers from around Western North Carolina gathered for a chance to be called the best.
Just Brew It is part of Asheville Beer Week. The tasting competition featured 80 beers.
It benefits Just Economics, a local non-profit works to bring a living wage to the mountains.
There were a lot of different categories brewers could win, but the most prestigious award went to a brewer named Janeen.
She won with her Chaga Coffee Stout.
Chaga is a black, parasitic fungus that grows on birch trees.