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National Beer Expo Returns to RVA in July

National Beer Expo Returns to RVA in July

By Lee Graves Finding a reason to celebrate the explosive growth of craft beer is as easy as I-P-A-B-C. The nation now boasts more than 3,400 breweries. Annual production grew by nearly 18 percent last year. Craft beer reached a high-water mark with 11 percent of the total market. And the creativity of brewers is

BOOK REVIEW: Richmond Beer

By Jeff Maisey   With all the hoopla surrounding Stone Brewing Company’s highly publicized search for an east coast location and the ultimate selection of Richmond as its destination facility, perhaps timing couldn’t have been better for the release of Lee Grave’s Richmond Beer: A History of Brewing in the River City. Over the course

Making an Impact

By Mark Thompson   The craft brewing industry in Virginia is beginning to come of age.  What began in earnest in the early 1990s as a small group of entrepreneurs attempting to bring more flavorful beer to consumers has matured into a multimillion dollar industry in the state.  When you step back to look at

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