Graham Averill

Graham Averill is a contributor to Our State. He writes about adventure and travel for Outside, Bike, and Southern Living. He lives in Asheville with his wife and two children, all of whom humor him when he puts on his lumberjack pants.

Guides

7 Breweries Near the Water

From our East Coast beaches to the lakes and rivers of the Piedmont and mountains, North Carolinians love the water. These breweries are perfectly located on or near the water’s edge.

Guides

July 2017 Beer Event Guide

We’re in the heat of summer now — literally. Stay cool with cold brews and fun events. Download BEER NC to gain early access to monthly guides.

Drink

June 2017 Beer Event Guide

Summer is fast approaching, and what better way to celebrate than to enjoy fresh craft beer all across North Carolina? Download BEER NC to gain early access to monthly guides.

Guides

May 2017 Beer Event Guide

As the weather warms up, quench your thirst these local craft beer events across North Carolina. Download BEER NC to gain early access to monthly guides.

Guides

April 2017 Beer Event Guide

April is North Carolina Beer Month, and there are events all over the state celebrating the beloved beverage. Download BEER NC to gain early access to monthly beer event guides.

Life

Photo Essay: In Pursuit of the Perfect Pine

The best family traditions don’t come ready-made. They’re hard-won, full of promise, but messy — just like the holidays. A Christmas tree hunt in the North Carolina mountains is no exception.

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