Category Archives: WV Barrel Trail

Breweries, wineries, distilleries, and festivals in West Virginia.

Berkeley Springs Brewing looks for growth in Year 3

In his first two years as a commercial brewery owner Karl Wagenbrenner, of Berkeley Springs Brewing Company, learned a lot about operating a brewery and selling beer. And he feels good about that. Now, looking ahead to Year 3, he wants to move toward wider distribution and a new, larger brewery. Continue reading Berkeley Springs Brewing looks for growth in Year 3

Hops on the Mon beer festival to charm Morgantown

The inaugural Hops on the Mon beer and food festival will take place September 23 at the indoor Event Center in the Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place, announced organizer Top Tier Beer Group. Here are the details we learned. Continue reading Hops on the Mon beer festival to charm Morgantown

Canning day at Big Timber Brewing Company

Visiting on a canning day at Big Timber Brewing Company in Elkins, WV, is an adventure even for an experienced brewery visitor.  Watching up-close as the amazing elixir moves from the big steel tank to fill all the little aluminum containers is a thrill.  Continue reading Canning day at Big Timber Brewing Company

Front Porch Brewing becomes Abolitionist Ale Works

Reprinted from a news release today by Abolitionist Ale Works.

 Charles Town, WV — After nearly two years in the making, Charles Town’s Front Porch Brewing Company has announced its grand opening date but not before announcing that they will no longer be called Front Porch Brewing Co.  Continue reading Front Porch Brewing becomes Abolitionist Ale Works