College friends Chris McElveen and Matt Manthe may have left the South Carolina hill country to seek their fortunes in sunny Florida, but they took with them a lot of Appalachian region brewing savvy. You see both McElveen and Manthe worked for the successful Thomas Creek Brewing Company in Greenville, SC, Continue reading “Clemson grads work toward brewery startup”
The annual Cast Iron Cook-Off® returns to the Charleston, WV Marriott January 30-31, 2015. By incorporating events for professional chefs, amateur cooks, culinary students, and the general public, the cook-off becomes a fun weekend focused on the best in contemporary Appalachian cuisine. Continue reading “2015 Cast Iron Cook-off features Appalachian cuisine”
Brad R. Bergefurd, director of OSU South Center (Research Farm) in Piketon, Ohio has announced the second annual Ohio Hops Conference and Trade Show that will be held in partnership with the Ohio Craft Brewers Conference, February 5 and 6, 2015 at the Ohio State University/OARDC Shisler Conference Center and Fisher Auditorium, 1680 Madison Avenue, Wooster, Ohio. Continue reading “Ohio Hops Conference Set”
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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This tour is for anyone interested in growing hops. The free program will cover:
- hop yard construction
- establishment cost
- bine training
- variety selection
- and more.
OSU South Center
Ohio Agricultural Research and Development
1864 Shyville Rd., Piketon, Ohio
Contact Charissa McGlothin at email@example.com or 740-289-2071 ext. 132
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”