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Bold Mariner to Open Satellite in Ocean View

Bold Mariner to Open Satellite in Ocean View

By Jeff Maisey The Bold Mariner Brewing Company will open a satellite location in the Ocean View section of Norfolk at 1901 East Ocean View Avenue. The brewery will operate in a former Bank of the Commonwealth building. According to owner Michael Stacks, the brewery will open in late fall or early winter. The Bold

Green Flash Cans All East Coast Distribution

Staff Report According to a Green Flash regional sales rep, the San Diego-based craft brewery, which abruptly placed its Virginia Beach manufacturing facility and tasting room up for auction on Saturday morning, will effective immediately cease all distribution of its beer east of the Mississippi. Ironically, Green Flash broke ground on the Virginia Beach site

Top NATO General collaborates with Bold Mariner on symbolic beer

(NATO Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, French General Denis Mercier (pictured right) takes in the aroma of Strisselspalt Hop Pellets as Bold Mariner owner Michael Stacks and unidentified French soldier look on.)  By Jeff Maisey NATO Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, French Five-Star General General  joined Norfolk’s The Bold Mariner Brewing Company’s Michael Stacks and John O’Reilly

O’Connor Wins Big in Dublin

Compiled by Staff O’Connor Brewing Company claimed a gold medal, three silver medals and four bronze medals in the 2018 Dublin Craft Beer Cup; a global competition, which allows craft brewers to showcase their brews to have them rated, tasted and analyzed by an expert, international panel of judges. Craft breweries and cideries from Ireland

The Call of the Commonwealth, The Bond of the Brew at The Virginia Beer Co.

  By Annie Tobey   Williamsburg’s historic college, William & Mary, introduced Robby Willey and Chris Smith. They became fast friends, their bond cemented in part by a shared appreciation for craft beer. Their craft explorations began at Green Leafe Café in Williamsburg and continued post-graduation, as together they visited breweries throughout the U.S. Their

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