High Ground Brewing will soon be under construction in Terra Alta, WV. Situated in eastern Preston County midway between Kingwood and Oakland, Maryland, it is West Virginia’s fifth new brewery project with a chance to open in 2018.
Dallas J. Wolfe is High Ground’s founder, owner and brewer. He says he’s been a craft beer fanatic for at least five years. But it was a few years back, when he took up homebrewing with a friend, that you might say he really caught the bug. Continue reading “High Ground Brewing plans late 2018 opening in Terra Alta”
Part 2 of our discussion of lenders and start-up brewery projects covers the features of the preferred brewery business model. Continue reading “Non-profit lenders seek promising brewery projects in West Virginia”
It looks like around five new WV breweries are poised to join our brewing community in 2018. They include Walton Mountain Brewing Company, Walton; Big Spruce Brewing, Snowshoe; Cheat Canyon Brewing, Morgantown; High Ground, Terra Alta; and Rambling Root in Fairmont. Continue reading “Several new WV breweries likely in 2018”
[This article is Part 1 of a multi-part series]
What do these five Appalachian-region businesses have in common?
- Big Timber Brewing in Elkins, WV;
- Ridge Runner Distillery in Farmington, PA;
- Bear Waters Brewing in Canton, NC;
- Christian Klay Winery in Chalk Hill, PA, and
- Little Fish Brewing in Athens, OH.
Continue reading “CDFI lending impacts brewery, distillery projects”
A cold January evening didn’t deter Charleston beer fans from braving the snow and ice to meet the Tucker County brewers. A pretty much packed house at Bar 101 enjoyed a sampling of brews from Blackwater Brewing, Mountain State Brewing, and Stumptown Ales. Continue reading “Tucker County brewers delight Charleston”
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”