Monthly Archives: October 2016

Perspectives on the Business of Beer Tourism

Perspectives on the Business of Beer Tourism

By Jeff Maisey Coming of age – legal drinking age that is – in the early 1980s was akin to living in the Dark Ages for a beer consumer in Virginia. Transitioning to an Age of Discovery required an exploration beyond Norfolk, Virginia city limits (my hometown) in a quest for good beer. The post-prohibition,

Great American Beer Fest: Virginia Winners

BY JEFF MAISEY Breweries from Virginia scored medals today (October 8) at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado. Here’s the list of Virginia Winners: Gold Medal Devils Backbone, Danzig, Baltic-style Porter Ornery Beer Co, Light of Cologne, German-style Koelsch Ocelot Brewing, Sunnyside Dweller, Kellerbier Devils Backbone, Vienna Lager, Vienna-style Lager   Silver Medal Sweetwater