"Although other beer lovers often skip over the South because of restrictive brewing laws in some areas, [craft beer consultant Matt] Simpson insisted that some of the best brew can be found below the Mason-Dixon line," says the article.
" 'One of my top three is North Carolina, with Asheville being the center of that. Not only is it a really fun place to visit, they make amazing beers,' he said. 'There's Foothills, a brewpub that has a breakout hit called Sexual Chocolate, an imperial stout that put them on the map of craft beer.' ..."Well done, North Carolina.