St. Patrick’s Day Sips

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a West Virginia local brew. Whether you prefer your beer extra-hoppy, citrusy, floral or sour, Almost Heaven has the perfect sip awaiting you. A trip to any of these breweries is guaranteed to make your taste buds do a jig.

Don your green garb and head out in search of the perfect brew to celebrate March 17th in all of its festivities.

Big Timber Brewing

Elkins, WV

The ultimate beer experience is sure to be had at Big Timber‘s brewery and taproom in Elkins. This beloved, local spot is committed to paying homage to the surrounding forests and the industry that built the community.

Come out on St. Patrick’s Day for $4 Sluice Dry Stouts, Blacks and Tans. Also be sure to try the new seasonal kettle sour, BearBerry Bear.

Bad Shepherd Beer Company

Charleston, WV

Since first opening in 2016, this popular Charleston spot has won many awards for its unique take on the craft beer scene. While continuing to perfect customer favorites, Bad Shepherd Beery Company keeps it fresh with new and improved innovations.

Big Draft Brewing

White Sulphur Springs, WV

The folks at Big Draft Brewing believe making beer is an art and drinking beer is an event. This brewery is community-focused and a place where everyone is welcome to gather. Foodie Flashpacker, a food-focused travel site, dubbed Big Draft Brewing as one of the 5 best restaurants in White Sulphur Springs.Celebrate here this year with live music along a special Irish Ord’s Stout. Big Draft Brewing will also feature its almost-world-famous House Corned Beef, Cabbage & New Potatoes. 

North End Tavern & Brewery

Parkersburg, WV

A wide range of tastes and styles are offered at North End Tavern & Brewery in Parkersburg, although the Amber Ale and Roedy’s Red are best known. Here, you’ll find a friendly place to unwind with a mix of visitors and locals, alike.

Bridge Brew Works

Fayetteville, WV

Get your beer fix from Bridge Brew Works in Fayetteville in the form of a bottle, pint or growler. Their two flagship draught beers, Long Point Lager and Mountain Momma can be found at various locations throughout the state.

Bavarian Brothers Brewing

Shepherdstown, WV

Nestled in the European-inspired Bavarian Inn, this Brew Pub serves up more than a relaxing night out. Brewed on-site, this spot’s beers are swapped out seasonally and can be paired with decadent small bites. Kick back and enjoy the German-influenced lounge, with exposed wooden beams, a high A-frame ceiling and breathtaking views.

Spend your St. Patty’s day at this Eastern Pandhandle favorite, where Irish-inspired specials such as corned beef, cabbage and soda bread can be savored. Top off your evening with the brewery’s Carol’s Royal Stout, inspired by an Irish favorite.

Abolitionist Ale Works

Charles Town, WV

Abolitionist Ale Works in Charles Town serves as another great celebration spot. This microbrewery and pub features 12 craft beers brewed on site along with guest taps from other local spots. There’s also live music and events to add to the fun.

Mountain State Brewing Company

Morgantown, WV & Bridgeport, WV

What started as a 3-barrel brew system has now expanded to one of the largest microbrewery distribution footprints in the state. At Mountain State Brewing Co., four flagship ales are brewed year round along with tasty eats baked in a wood-fired oven.

Visit the Bridgeport location on St Patrick’s Day weekend for many specials including Reuben pizza and sandwiches, Jameson & Tullamore Dew drinks, Jameson Margaritas, Stout Bombs and Mountain State Mules.

Morgantown Brewing Company

Morgantown, WV

Located on the historic waterfront in downtown Morgantown, Morgantown Brewing Company is the oldest in the state. The sips served here are perfect for exotic beer lovers as new beers are released every few weeks in cans with locally designed label art.

Parkersburg Brewing Company

Parkersburg, WV

Newest to the local craft beer scene is Parkersburg Brewing Company. Check out this unique atmosphere and taste one of their exceptional beers like the Cell Block 304, which won a gold medal at a recent World Beer Cup.

Grab your green gear and head to Parkersburg Brewing, this March 17th. To celebrate this year, there will be live music by OYO and special deals on drinks. So, be sure to stop on by!

Stumptown Ales

Davis, WV

Downtown Davis has just the place for an IPA-lovers dream. Stumptown Ales brews every drop with passion and precision to embrace the town’s storied history. From easy drinking sessions to life-changing triple’s, you won’t regret stopping by on St. Patricks Day.

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This post was last updated on September 25, 2023