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Cool Summer Beer Bars in Virginia

Cool Summer Beer Bars in Virginia

By Staff With summertime upon us and people from far and near wanting to get outside, the time is right to share some cool bars and restaurants we’ve come across lately for craft beer lovers. Yes, the longtime favorites such as Mekong, Birch Bar, Space Bar, Bier Garden and countless others are still going strong

A Taste of the Past

              By Jennifer McDonald In colonial times, taverns served a multi-purpose function.  You could eat, drink, sleep, and stable your horse at one of the many (18 at one point) taverns in the Capital city.  Today, Colonial Williamsburg features four taverns – King’s Arm, Christiana Campbell’s, Shields, and Chowning’s. 

Beer Run

999 bottles of beer on the wall…No, that’s not a typo! According to Josh Hunt, co-owner of Beer Run, they feature anywhere from 800 to 1,000 different bottles of beer in their retail bottle shop. Beer Run, located on the edge of the Belmont and Woolen Mills neighborhoods in Charlottesville, is actually a hybrid bottle