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”
Ohio Brew Week (OBW) always provides a good blend of tried-and-true activities along with a few new twists. This year was no different. Continue reading “Something old, something new – OBW events are fun, informative”
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”
The opening weekend of Ohio Brew Week 2017 (OBW) demonstrated that the 12th year of this popular festival is another good one. The area’s growing number of breweries has accelerated the fun of this always festive statewide showcase of Ohio craft beer. Continue reading “Ohio Brew Week 2017 off to fast start in Athens”
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”
Brilliant Stream always looks forward to Ohio Brew Week in Athens. This year is no different. There is so much good beer in such a compact spot. With Ohio craft beer tap takeovers all week long at all the downtown bars and restaurants, a pub crawl is a must. Brewery tours and cider too. Continue reading “Craft beer galore at 12th annual Ohio Brew Week in Athens”