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...
Breweries Breathing New Life into Old Buildings

Breweries Breathing New Life into Old Buildings

(The recently opened Camp Trapezium maintains elements of an 1890 icehouse. Photo by Annie Tobey.) By Annie Tobey Beer plays the starring role at a brewery, and taprooms are designed to enhance the experience. In designing the space, brewery owners may consider...
The Guild Turns 10

The Guild Turns 10

  By Jeff Maisey This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Virginia Craft Brewers Guild’s formation. All of its original mission objectives have largely been accomplished, and certainly there is much to celebrate as we look back and peer into the future. I...
NEWS: 2021 Virginia Craft Beer Conference

NEWS: 2021 Virginia Craft Beer Conference

On July 26-27, the Virginia Craft Brewers Guild will hold its Virginia Craft Beer Conference as a virtual event from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM The keynote speaker on Day 1 this year is Dr. J Nikol Jackson-Beckham (pictured) from the Brewers Association. She will present...
NEWS: Rebranding in the Cards for Legend

NEWS: Rebranding in the Cards for Legend

  BY JEFF MAISEY Emerging from the hazy fog of a 21st century plague, a young RVA craft beer drinker seeks advice from a mystical seer.   Beer Drinker: Tell me ol’ wise one of the past, present and future, what do you see in the cards ahead for Legend Brewing...
TRENDS: Hot & Hazy for Summer

TRENDS: Hot & Hazy for Summer

(Starr Hill is amping up a big summer push with Sonic Haze) By Jeff Maisey Summer forecasts call for hot and hazy days ahead, and we’re not just talking about the weather.  Hazy IPAs, also referred to as New England IPAs or Juicy IPAs, are expected to be in blazing...