REVIEW: FestivAle from Old Ox Brewery

REVIEW: FestivAle from Old Ox Brewery

FestivAle Old Ox Brewery Ashburn As a nice collaborative tie-in with the National Cherry Blossom Festival in nearby Washington, DC, Old Ox Brewery has produced FestivAle, a fruity saison with herbal aroma and fresh cherry sweetness ideal for springtime.  The packaging...
Pale Fire Helps Restaurant Workers

Pale Fire Helps Restaurant Workers

Pale Fire Brewing Company Launches “Pale Fire Helps” Food Bank Resource to Support Restaurant Workers During COVID-19 Pandemic   March 24, 2020 — Harrisonburg, VA — Pale Fire Brewing Company is teaming up with Sysco, Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance,...
Virginia ABC Stores Reduce Hours

Virginia ABC Stores Reduce Hours

The Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (ABC) will reduce operating hours at all of its stores statewide beginning Friday, March 27, due to the expanding nature of the COVID-19 outbreak. Like the reduced store hours already in place for 24 Virginia ABC...
Big Ugly Turns 5

Big Ugly Turns 5

(Emilia Landry serves a big, bold beer at Big Ugly Brewing Co in Chesapeake) By Jeff Maisey Big Ugly Brewing Company celebrated its 5th anniversary in early February. When the micro-brewery opened in a little shopping center in 2015 it was the first brewery ever to...
Life Is Short, Drink Dessert First

Life Is Short, Drink Dessert First

(Move over Whitman’s Sampler, Starr Hill’s Box of Chocolate Stout Pack is liquid dessert at its finest) By Greg Kitsock It’s a paradox. At a time when millions of Americans are joining the Sober Curious movement or atoning for their sins with a Dry January,...