Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Sophisticated Hound Brewing Company

Sophisticated hound

Sophisticated Hound Brewing Company is one of West Virginia's newest breweries!

Sophisticated houndLocated in Princeton, this brewery has been on tap around the state for some time but recently opened its own taproom.

Sophisticated houndAt the time of this writing, it's only open on Saturdays but word is the owner plans to open up more days, as well.

Sophisticated houndThe first thing I noticed was the outdoor space with lights strung overhead and the Patch Whiskey mural.

Sophisticated houndSo cool!

Sophisticated houndInside, there are a good bit of tables and a bar area.

Sophisticated houndI ordered a flight of all their beers on tap: Racer 8 American Stout, 1863 Pale Ale, RYEbellion, Tail Chaser, Mahaffey's Irish Red and the El Jefe.

Sophisticated houndMy favorites were the 1863 Pale Al and Tail Chaser.

Sophisticated houndThe owner also talked about how the name for the brewery was inspired by their dog, who is a retired racing greyhound.


Sophisticated houndThat's so sweet.

Sophisticated houndWe also got some snacks!

Sophisticated houndI went for the spinach artichoke dip, and friends got the pretzels.

Sophisticated houndHave you been?