Five Jackie O’s barrel-aged specialties in 22 oz. bottles went on sale Saturday, December 6, and quickly sold out. And around these parts, it’s a big deal. The limit for each this year was one bottle. A couple of years ago you could easily expect to get two or three of each. Jackie O’s is getting very popular. Continue reading “Jackie O’s Brewing holds 9th anniversary event”
A new wrinkle has entered the Appalachian regional craft beer landscape that could boost a small local brewery to the next level. It could also be a model for further growth of a major U.S craft brewer.
This week, Appalachian Mountain Brewery, Inc. (AMB) of Boone, NC, and the Oregon-based Craft Brew Alliance (CBA) announced their intent to explore potential opportunities to drive business growth and shareholder value through sharing resources in key strategic areas including, but not limited to, brewing, purchasing, distribution, and sales. Continue reading “Appalachian Mountain Brewery to enter partnership with Craft Brew Alliance”
On tap will be a Blueberry Wheat and a Dark Cascadian Ale. The Blueberry Wheat features blueberries raised on the farm.
Farm owner Dave St. Clair, who also handles the brewing duties, says they are only able to open with two beers; however, he has more brews in their final conditioning stages, including a Black IPA, that will be available real soon.
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Wheeling Brewing Company announced that the soft opening of its new brewpub will be the week of December 1st, with a big grand opening shindig scheduled around St. Patrick’s Day next March. Wheeling Brewing Company is located in Wheeling’s historic Centre Market district in downtown Wheeling, WV.
Three Brothers Brewing of Harrisonburg, VA has released its Winter Continue reading “Regional Round Up – November 21”
Based on its third quarter report released this past week, Appalachian Mountain Brewery, Inc. (AMB) is growing more and more diversified, and growing fast.
The company announced 3rd Quarter revenue increased significantly and was up 38 % to $266,283 compared to 2nd Quarter 2014 at $192,450. Year-over-year quarterly revenue increased by 77% to $266,283 for Q3 2014 versus $150,703 for Q3 2013.
AMB CEO Sean Spiegelman called the growth “particularly strong” and Continue reading “Appalachian Mountain Brewery growing diversification”
It was a pleasant surprise to see the enhanced presence craft beer is getting at the 2014 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. While wine still rules here, craft beer has definitely taken a step out of the Walt Disneyworld shadows.
The Odyssey building at Epcot has had many uses through the years but none better than the one assigned to it this year as craft beer’s home base for the 2014 festival. It is the first time beer has had such a highly Continue reading “Disney gives craft beer higher visibility”
Bramwell Oktoberfest 2014 was a showcase for West Virginia’s craft brewers and a true treat for those who attended. Nine of the state’s 11 breweries poured samples at this year’s festival, and all took home at least one medal in the commercial brewery competition. The festival took place on October 11. Continue reading “Bramwell Oktoberfest winners announced”