Category Archives: Breweries

Profiles of West Virginia breweries

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

Front Porch Brewing WV license approved


Front Porch logo[UPDATE: Prior to opening, Front Porch Brewing changed its name to Abolitionist Ale Works]

Front Porch Brewing Company becomes the 24th West Virginia-company to receive its brewery license. The license was issued this week, however, it will still be a month or more before Front Porch begins pouring beer at its downtown Charles Town brewpub. Continue reading Front Porch Brewing WV license approved

WV breweries help flood relief efforts

West Virginia’s small breweries are mobilized in relief efforts to support victims of recent flooding. Breweries are engaged in everything from holding benefit concerts and collecting supplies, to donating of a portion of beer sales dollars to flood relief charities. Front Porch Brewing, a brewery just working to actually get licensed and open, is even doing a benefit concert. Continue reading WV breweries help flood relief efforts