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Bruceton breweries offer fun and local color


With autumn quickly approaching you may find yourself Googling “brewery tours” or “fall foliage and craft beer.” Whatever your plans entail, while the weather is still nice, I highly suggest heading to Preston County to visit what I like to call Bruceton’s finest breweries. 

A hop, skip and a jump off the I-68 Bruceton Mills WV exit, both Screech Owl Brewing and Big Sandy Brewing are sure to deliver a fun experience, family-friendly atmosphere, and beautiful scenery.

Screech Owl Brewing has been around for six years and is Preston County’s oldest brewery. Upon arrival, many side-by-sides graced the parking lot as well as peacocks, guinea fowl and chickens, which was super cool. I was given a VIP tour of the brewery and grounds, which has grown tremendously since 2015 and now features huge outdoor seating areas and lovely views of the family farm and forests.

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