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”
It’s time to plan your attendance at some of the best beer festivals in the Mountain State. Six of these eight events we feature take place in September this year, with only Oktoberfest-Pipestem and Hops & Heat set for the month of October. Continue reading “WV fall beer festivals are front loaded into September”
UPDATE: Due to unexpected delays getting through state beer registrations, there will be no beer from Stone or Dark Horse breweries. Also, The Peddler’s brewery will not debut its beer at the festival.
Tickets are still available to the largest-ever congregation of West Virginia breweries, which will be found at the Rails & Ales craft beer festival on August 12 in Huntington. Continue reading “Largest congregation of WV beer ever coming to Rails & Ales 2017”
Two years ago, it would have been impossible to predict that the state’s first true farmhouse brewery would rise from a bucolic hilltop in Cool Ridge, West Virginia. But it’s almost here. Weathered Ground Brewery will open its taproom August 5. It’s a place no craft beer fan will want to miss. Continue reading “Weathered Ground to open taproom August 5 in Cool Ridge”
It probably shouldn’t be a surprise that West Virginia’s oldest continuously-operated tavern would also house the state’s oldest continuously-operated brewery. Parkersburg’s 1899-vintage North End Tavern (popularly known as the NET) founded its brewery in 1997, making it 20 years old this year. Continue reading “North End Tavern Brewery turns 20 this year”