The really cool thing about the Greenbrier County Barrel Trail is that you get to visit a brewery, a cidery, a meadery, and a distillery all within a few miles of each other. It’s the alcohol version of hitting for the cycle. Any way you look at it, it’s a supreme Saturday afternoon outing. Continue reading “Saturday afternoon on the Greenbrier County Barrel Trail”
Of all 55 counties in West Virginia, why does Tucker County have more brewpubs than any other county? Three brewpubs on the eastern side of the county. All of them in two tiny towns with a total full-time population of about 1,200. Continue reading “Tucker County makes all the right moves for beer”
Now that Weathered Ground Brewery is through its grand opening grace period, it’s time to take a closer look at the beer program. What I’m finding are the new faces of West Virginia beer. Continue reading “New faces of West Virginia beer”
An oversized portrait titled “happy hunty” is one of the first things you notice when looking into the room containing the beer brewing system at The Peddler restaurant. It’s a likeness of Collis P. Huntington holding a mug of beer. Continue reading “Peddler Restaurant brewery opens, Huntington’s beer drought to end”
Brilliant Stream picked up a bunch of West Virginia brewery news at last Saturday’s Rails & Ales Festival. Here are some of the highlights. Continue reading “Brewery News from Rails & Ales Festival”
If you like a party featuring locally brewed beer, you are in luck this weekend. Two new West Virginia brewery taprooms hold their grand opening events this Saturday.
Weathered Ground Brewery of Cool Ridge and Short Story Brewing of Rivesville will both be festive locations on August 5. Continue reading “Two brewery taproom grand openings highlight weekend”
Mark you calendars for August 19, 2017. That’s the day the Upper Ohio Valley of West Virginia comes alive with craft beer. It’s Mountaineer Brewfest at downtown Wheeling’s Heritage Port. Continue reading “Get the Wheeling feeling at Mountaineer Brewfest”