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GABF RESULTS: 4 Medals for VA Breweries

GABF RESULTS: 4 Medals for VA Breweries

BY JEFF MAISEY Virginia craft breweries scored 4 medals at the 2017 Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado. The national beer competition is presented by the Brewers association. Winning the only gold medal for the Commonwealth was Norfolk’s Benchtop Brewing Company for its Mermaid’s Scorn in the Leipzig-style/Contemporary Gose category. Silver medals went to

Legend Brewing Depot Opens in Portsmouth

By Jeff Maisey As far as craft breweries in Virginia go, Legend Brewing Company is a dinosaur amongst newly hatched ducklings. Back in 1994, Tom Martin opened a small tasting room and served pub-style food in the Manchester section of Richmond – a Legend was born. Martin would later expand his operation to include a

Craft Beer Love May Help C-Ville Heal (even a little) This Saturday

By Jeff Maisey With the tragic loss of life and images of hate seen around the world from Charlottesville this past weekend it may be hard to fathom a festival celebrating the best craft beer produced in the Commonwealth, but perhaps the Virginia Craft Brewers Festival, scheduled Saturday, August 19 in downtown C-Ville’s IX Art

Hardywood Park Explores Global Distribution

By Jeff Maisey Hardywood Park Craft Brewery will likely always be a Richmond-based independent brewery committed to using local, fresh ingredients, but that’s not slowing its ambition to become a national brand and gain limited traction in international markets. “Hardywood was been accepted into the Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) Program, with the January

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