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2017-18 VA Craft Brewers Guild Leaders Announced

2017-18 VA Craft Brewers Guild Leaders Announced

By Betty Arnold The Virginia Craft Brewers Guild (VCBG) membership has elected its 2017-2018 Leadership Council. Eric McKay, Hardywood Park Craft Brewery will serve a second term as Chair and Sten Sellier, Beltway Brewing will serve as Vice Chair. Porter Hardy, Smartmouth Brewing and Hunter Smith, Champion Brewing Company will serve as Co-Chairs of the

Green Flash to Compete for VA Craft Brewers Cup

By JEFF MAISEY Green Flash has entered the Virginia Craft Brewers Guild competition, making it the first West Coast-born craft brewery to go head-to-head with Virginia’s homegrown independent breweries. San Diego-based Green Flash officially opened its East Coast brewery in the fall of 2016 in Virginia Beach. Fellow Californians Stone Brewing began operations in Richmond

C-Ville Chosen as Site for 2017 Brewers Fest

The Virginia Craft Brewers Guild announced the 6th Annual Virginia Craft Brewers Fest will be Saturday, August 19, 2017 at its new home at the IX Art Park in Charlottesville, VA. Located on 17 acres, IX Art Park is just four blocks from the downtown mall and walking distance to hotels. It is serviced by three local

Virginia Craft Brewers Guild Elects 2016-17 Leaders

On May 18, the Virginia Craft Brewers Guild held its annual spring meeting and its membership elected its new 2016-2017 Leadership Council. Eric McKay, Hardywood Park Craft Brewery will serve as Chair and Sten Sellier, Beltway Brewing will serve as Vice Chair.  Porter Hardy, Smartmouth Brewing and Hunter Smith, Champion Brewing Company will serve as

2016 State of the Commonwealth’s Craft Beer Industry

By JEFF MAISEY   Virginia’s craft beer culture has rocketed into an exciting orbit since SB604 was passed. At last year’s Virginia Craft Brewers Guild winter meeting Brett Vassey, president of the Guild and its parent organization, the Virginia Manufactures Association, announced the Commonwealth was home to 101 breweries. Now, in February, Vassey will celebrate

The Answer Wins Best of Show at 2015 Virginia Craft Brewers Cup

By Jeff Maisey   IPA was the answer on August 22 when the Virginia Craft Brewers Guild hosted the 2015 Virginia Craft Brewers Fest and the fourth annual Virginia Craft Brewers Cup competition at Devils Backbone Basecamp Brewpub & Meadows. With 306 Virginia craft beers entered in the competition, The Answer Brewpub’s Larceny, a single

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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