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Green Flash Cans All East Coast Distribution

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

Green Thumbs Up for Wild Wolf & Coelacanth

Nellysford-based Wild Wolf Brewing Company received its third award as Virginia Green Brewery of the Year at the 2018 Virginia Green Travel Star awards. The Virginia Green program recognized 35 Virginia tourism-related businesses in March for outstanding efforts to protect the environment and support green tourism in Virginia. “We are proud to receive this award

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

Green Flash Cuts Jobs and Shrinks Distribution

STAFF REPORT Green Flash Brewing Company, with production facilities in San Diego and Virginia Beach, announced it was cutting 15% of its workforce (33 people), primarily in administrative, marketing and events planning roles. Among those cut in Virginia Beach was popular marketing/events/promotions guy Eric Leach. The brewery, known for its ultra hoppy West Coast IPA,

RVA’s Isley Brewing Coming to Virginia Beach Oceanfront

By Annie Tobey   Mike Isley has mastered the art of riding the waves with his eponymous brewery, so it’s only fitting that his second brewery will open in Virginia Beach. Isley Brewing Co. opened in October 2013 in Richmond’s Scott’s Addition (before Scott’s Addition was the cool neighborhood for breweries, cideries, a distillery and

Mark Thompson Returns

(Mark Thompson returns with The Brewing Tree in Nelson County) By Jeff Maisey He’s baaaaaack! Mark Thompson will return to Virginia’s craft beer scene in 2018 after three-year contractual hiatus. Before his “retirement,” Thompson spent 23 years in the craft beer industry. Thompson earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from James Madison University,

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

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