Monticello Mountain Ale Debuts

Monticello Mountain Ale Debuts

  By Jeff Maisey Beer was such an essential ingredient to colonial life, Thomas Jefferson designed spaces for brewing and storing home-brew on the grounds of Monticello.  Much has been written on the topic, and now some 210 years after Jefferson’s first batch was...
PROFILE: Hop On Over to Patch

PROFILE: Hop On Over to Patch

(Gordonsville locals love Patch Brewing Company) By Jennifer Waldera After founding and running the successful Hop On Tours, a bus excursion company that has hosted thousands of guests on trips to Charlottesville and Nelson area breweries, wineries, and distilleries...
Three Notch’d Acquires Wild Wolf Space

Three Notch’d Acquires Wild Wolf Space

(Attractive grounds area of Wild Wolf will continue to lure fans when Three Notch’d Brewing takes over the space.) By Jeff Maisey In early 2022, Mary Wolf, founder of Wild Wolf Brewing Company on Nelson County’s famed Route 151, acknowledged she was selling the...
PROFILE: WAR Craft Scores a Direct Hit

PROFILE: WAR Craft Scores a Direct Hit

(WAR Craft Brewery is a hit with couples with its rural setting, wine, and low ABV beers.) By Jennifer Waldera While the last few years may not have been the start to the contemporary roaring ‘20s that we all had hoped for, some brave souls have marched on, pursuing...
RESULTS: 2021 Virginia Craft Beer Cup

RESULTS: 2021 Virginia Craft Beer Cup

(The Virginia Beer Company’s Terminally Pretty won second place in the overall Best in Show category) The Virginia Craft Brewers Guild (VCBG) announced the 2021 Virginia Craft Beer Cup winners on Monday, August 16 at Hardywood Park Craft Brewery’s West Creek...