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.
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”
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”