From what we can tell Ashland Firkin Fest studied up on last year’s inaugural event and made some major improvements for this year. And it all sounds good for the June 18 event in Ashland, Kentucky. Continue reading “Ashland Firkin Fest preview”
Looks like some beautiful enhancements are on tap for the 2016 edition of Huntington’s Rails & Ales Craft Beer Festival. Rails & Ales seems destined to maintain its position as the state’s premier beer event. Continue reading “Rails & Ales amps it up, ticket sales begin June 1”
In Foam at the Dome, Charleston recently experienced its biggest-ever craft beer event. Given a couple of weeks to digest its successes, it becomes evident that this festival scored well on multiple fronts. Continue reading “Foam at the Dome reprise”
Ohio Brew Week was among the first of the now ubiquitous week-long craft beer celebrations that have become popular across the nation. It is still one of the best. This year, OBW happens July 15-23. Continue reading “Ohio Brew Week among best of breed”
When you’re looking for a job in a craft brewery, it helps to bring five years of solid experience brewing at another good brewery. And, it doesn’t hurt to have a close family member who is also a brewery owner. Continue reading “Brother Adam’s arrival re-energizes Bridge Brew Works”
With the opening of Bonded by Bottles, Jeff McKay has become a serial beer-trepreneur. The affable proprietor of Summit Beer Station, Huntington’s first craft-only draft house, now also operates the region’s most dynamic craft-beer bottle shop. Continue reading “Bonded by Bottles – the next big thing”
Mix a minor league ballpark with craft beer and a lovely spring day and you have a home run for fun.
Last Saturday, BrewFest CharlieWest took place at a West Virginia Power baseball game in Charleston. It was an absolute smash hit for local beer. And not bad for baseball either (the home team won the game). Continue reading “Ballpark hits craft beer home run”