No matter how you like your Thanksgiving turkey, dressing, and pumpkin pie, there’s a West Virginia beer that will elevate your feast to new heights. To help you get a handle on some beer that will work best for you, we asked our West Virginia brewers for advice. Continue reading “Thanksgiving Dinner and WV Craft Beer”
The countdown is over. Devils Backbone Brewing Company (DBBC) is launching its line of award-winning beer in West Virginia starting now, and continuing over the next few weeks. The date products hit the shelves may vary in each local market. West Virginia will be the fifth state market to receive beer from the Roseland, Virginia-based craft brewery.
Watch your local craft beer bars’ Facebook pages for announcements of launch parties and other DBBC events.
Word from Huntington, WV, is good news for craft beer fans. With Drew and Megan Hetzer’s Backyard Pizza and Raw Bar now open for business, the couple’s focus will turn to building out The Peddler brewery and restaurant in the space next door. Continue reading “Focus shifts to Peddler brewery restaurant”
Preparations are almost complete for the 20th anniversary of Bramwell Oktoberfest. When the gates open at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 10, the longest-running craft beer festival in West Virginia will hit a milestone. Continue reading “Bramwell Oktoberfest prepares for 20th anniversary”
I can’t imagine a better way to kick off West Virginia Craft Beer Week than what we experienced at the Rails & Ales Festival in Huntington on Saturday. In its third year, this festival has hit a serious good stride. Continue reading “Rails & Ales Festival hits new high”
Around the country, the continued acceleration of craft beer sales and brewery start-ups raises a good question: Is West Virginia keeping up?
The craft brewing industry continued a strong pace of growth in the first half of 2015, according to new mid-year data released by the Brewers Association (BA)—the trade association dedicated to small and independent American craft brewers. American craft beer production volume increased 16 percent during the first half of the year.