Monthly Archives: April 2015

New Historic Beers Brewing at Alewerks

New Historic Beers Brewing at Alewerks

By JEFF MAISEY   What’s old is new again. That seemingly is the guiding principle of the craft beer revolution exploding across America – and especially Colonial Williamsburg. The Founding Fathers – everyone from George Washington and Ben Franklin to Samuel Adams and Paul Revere – were famously in need of daily quantities of ale

Virginia Women Collaboration Brew

By Elizabeth Erschens   International Women’s Day is a celebration of unity among women, whether it be Gwyneth Paltrow hanging out with female celebrities or a small group of female brewers getting together to participate in the International Women’s Collaboration Brew Day—an annual event organized by the Pink Boots Society (an international group for the

Virginia Craft Brewers Guild’s 2015 Agenda

By Jeff Maisey   The Virginia Craft Brewers Guild held its winter meeting in Richmond at Capital Ale House, where it was announced the Commonwealth’s craft brewery industry had surpassed 100 businesses. The Guild is a subsidiary of the Virginia Manufacturers Association. I caught up with Brett Vassey, President and CEO of Virginia Manufacturers Association,

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