Category Archives: Road Trips

When you are ready to get out of town for a weekend, we’ve got some reviews on places to visit and things to do.

Dunedin: best beer town in Florida – Road Trips for Beer

If you like visiting Florida and you like good beer, there is no better place to stop than Dunedin. This little town on the northwest side of the Tampa Bay region now contains eight breweries. And they are all very walkable in a safe, compact downtown that is chock-full of local restaurants, shops, and parks.

Dunedin Florida

Click on the image above or use this link to view and/or print Brilliant Stream’s four-page PDF brochure that will help you get the most out of a Dunedin road trip.


While Brilliant Stream’s readers love West Virginia breweries and beer, we also know you like to take a road trip now and then to experience the awesome world of beer that lies outside our region. Road trips are fun. Road trips are educational. Through Road Trips for Beer we provides ideas and suggestions for road trips we think you will find especially enjoyable and fulfilling.

Hunahpu’s Day from Georgia to Pennsylvania

Brilliant Stream was impressed by the beer at Hunahpu’s Day 2017 from breweries accessible to West Virginia beer fans on weekend road trips. We take a look at some of those participating breweries in and around Appalachian hill country, from Pennsylvania through the northern third of Georgia.  Continue reading Hunahpu’s Day from Georgia to Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh area breweries are the stars at Winter Beerfest

While the festival had a very solid selection of craft beer from across the country, local Pittsburgh area breweries were the real stars at last weekend’s Pittsburgh Winter Beerfest.

Pittsburgh area breweries
Voodoo Brewery of Meadville, Erie, and Homestead made one of the most impressive statements with their Foodoo truck.

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Country Boy Brewing good choice for road trip

A road trip over to Lexington, Kentucky can pay unexpected benefits to craft beer drinkers. In recent years, the city has experienced a brewery explosion to add to its long-time stalwart Alltech Lexington Brewing Company. Newer operations such as Country Boy, West Sixth, Blue Stallion, Ethereal, Pivot, Mirror Twin, and Life Brewpub have heated up the competition in this university dominated city of the Bluegrass State. Continue reading Country Boy Brewing good choice for road trip

Millersburg Brewing to add West Virginia distribution

Coming off its gold medal winning performance at the Great American Beer Festival, Millersburg Brewing Company is soon expanding its sales footprint to West Virginia, according to the brewery’s head brewer. The brewery’s home base is Millersburg, Ohio. Continue reading Millersburg Brewing to add West Virginia distribution