High Ground Brewing plans late 2018 opening in Terra Alta

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”

CDFI lending impacts brewery, distillery projects


[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.

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