Craft beer-lovers and drink lovers will enjoy taking a sip of history along Prince William, VA’s Steins, Vines and Moonshine Trail.
On the eastern part of the Trail near Interstate-95, Brew Republic Bierworks, Water’s End Brewery, and Growling Bear Brewing Company provide amazing tastes to visitors from across the globe. Brew Republic Bierwork’s ten barrel brewing system provides no fewer than six styles of craft-beer in their tap room. Their core flight includes a variety of masterly-brewed Ales, IPAs, and Stouts. Have kids or non-alcohol drinkers with you? Make sure they try out the freshly brewed root beer sourced with honey from local bees. Growling Bear Brewing Company is a veteran and woman owned microbrewery that strives to carry four dark beers on tap at all times. Their beers are made from whole grains with an emphasis on organic and local ingredients whenever possible. Their Gingerbread Stout, Irish Red Rye and Nutter Butter American Porter are fan favorites. At Water’s End Brewery you’ll not only find great craft brews but also enthusiasts who love discussing the latest beer trends. Enjoy sample flight their popular Stouts, Saisons and IPA or ignite your taste buds with their Chocolate Habanero Stout.
For those traveling along Interstate 66 or learning about Prince William’s historic battlefields, there are plenty of savory stops to make along the Trail. Tin Cannon Brewing Company, The Farm Brewery at Broad Run and Eavesdrop Brewery are just a few breweries along this corridor experimenting with different styles and tastes for craft beer aficionados. Tin Cannon typically has 10-14 beers on tap which include their Virginia Blonde Ale, Twin Cannon DIPA, seasonal and experimental brews. The Farm Brewery at Broad Run is a fifteen barrel brew house that produces a tasty assortment of beer styles that change with the seasons and crop rotations. Their taps include a variety of brews including fruity Patersbiers, dark German lagers and crisp Pilsners. Eavesdrop Brewery is the newest craft brewery to open along the Trail. Their large tasting room and brewery is housed in a former racing pigeon loft and features a roof top area perfect for any sunset lover. Their passion is embracing collaboration with local chefs, farms and brewers to create unique tasting brews. For even more sips, don’t forget to visit the City of Manassas to enjoy even more hand crafted brews from the likes of Sinistral Brewing Company, Heritage Brewing Co., and BadWolf Brewing.
Moonshine & Cocktail Lovers:
Visitors wanting to sample craft cocktails or experience firsthand how spirits are made will enjoy a stop at Murlarkey Distilled Spirits or KO Distilling. Murlarkey’s stillworks combine proven old world design and techniques with a little bit of new world technology. Their spirits are made from the highest quality all-natural raw materials, grains and botanicals ingredients; handcrafted and distilled to perfection in traditional, small-batch, artisan fashion. Enjoy a tasting of their vodka, gin, whiskeys and infused whiskeys. Curious about the process of making spirits? KO Distilling will walk you through the entire process from the grain silo out back to the 4,000 sq. ft. barrel room. Complete your experience with a sampling of their whiskeys and gins.
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Prefer red, white or rose’? Award-winning wineries offer both exceptional wines and views along our Steins, Vines and Moonshine Trail. Effingham Manor, The Winery at La Grange and Winery at Bull Run are just a few must-stops for any wine lovers. Effingham Manor’s 1700’s historic home offers visitors a glimpse of history as well as a wide variety of wine. Their tasting menu includes a selection of Meritage, Norton, Tannat, Traminette, Merlot, Chardonnay, Rose, and Sparkling wine. Nestled at the food of the Bull Run Mountains, The Winery at La Grange provides a scenic oasis for all to enjoy while sampling their selection of red and white wines. Their wine portfolio exemplifies the best of Virginia winemaking techniques combined with the highest quality fruit obtained.
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Visitors looking for a destination experience will be delighted in Farm Brew LIVE’s bold craft beers, hand-crafted food, and local music talent. Farm Brew LIVE is an eight-acre campus located at the site of the historic Thomasson Barn in Prince William, VA. Farm Brew LIVE encompasses 2 Silos Brewing Company and tasting room, The YARD outdoor live music venue, the Pit BBQ and beer garden, La Gringa Food Truck and Petersons 2 Ice Cream Truck.
For more information on the Steins, Vines, & Moonshine Trail – of which promotes beverage producers in Prince William County and Manassas, Virginia – visit www.SavorPWM.com
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