Virginia Breweries Score World Beer Cup Awards

  Compiled by Staff The World Beer Cup — considered the “Olympics of Beer Competitions” — was held in early May in Minneapolis.  Seven breweries from Virginia earned hard-to-get medals.  “The World Beer Cup showcases the incredible breadth and talent of the...

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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...

NEWS: Grinding Out a Historic Lager

NEWS: Grinding Out a Historic Lager

(Ground six-row barley)  By Jeff Maisey Talk about made from scratch: When Winchester-based Broken Window head brewer Jacob Arnaud and Clarke County Historical Association director Nathan Stalvey discussed collaborating on a pre-Prohibition style lager it was...

Brewery Owners on the Run

Brewery Owners on the Run

(Virginia Beer Company’s Chris Smith (left) competes in the One City Marathon. Photo courtesy of Chris Smith) By Annie Tobey “If you used a Venn diagram of the running crowd and the beer crowd, those two circles would have a pretty solid overlap,” Chris Smith,...

2021 Brewery Running Series

2021 Brewery Running Series

  By Jacqueline Feldscher One not-so-scientifically proven way to make beer taste better is to gulp it down at the finish line of a 5k race with friends. The Brewery Running Series is a national group of fun runs that began in 2012 in Minnesota and now hosts...

TRENDS: Go Low for Health

TRENDS: Go Low for Health

  By Jeff Maisey “Tastes great, less filling.” Sound familiar? That was the hugely successful branding slogan for “Lite” beer by Miller when it debuted nationally in 1975. It’s as retro as a PBR tallboy.  Sales of the  “diet” beers, as they were called back in...

Reaver Beach Opens Norfolk Location

Reaver Beach Opens Norfolk Location

  By Jeff Maisey Get ready for some award-winning hoppy and sour beers on North Colley Avenue in Norfolk. Reaver Beach Brewing Company opened its second location on February 19. Operating as Reaver Beach NFK, the brewery is housed in the former Milan Post Office...

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Takeaways from VA Beer Co’s 4th Anniversary

Takeaways from VA Beer Co’s 4th Anniversary

(The Virginia Beer Company crew celebrate curbside. Photo courtesy of the brewery) By Jeff Maisey Virginia Beer Company co-founders Robbie Willey and Chris Smith could never have imagined celebrating the fourth anniversary of their successful Williamsburg brewery by...

Thinking Orange at Iron Pipe Alewerks

Thinking Orange at Iron Pipe Alewerks

(Iron Pipe Alewerks is one of Virginia’s newest breweries and is located in Orange. Photo courtesy of the brewery.) By Jennifer Waldera Small towns in the south rarely have spots open on Sundays, but if you’re lucky enough to stumble through the quaint streets of...

Settle Down Easy to Inspirational Beer

Settle Down Easy to Inspirational Beer

(Co-owner Frank Kuhns behind the bar of the tasting room with tasting room staff Lexi and Angela.  Photo by Jefferson Evans.) By Jefferson Evans & Chuck Triplett  A truth of life is that the most impactful aspects of a person’s journey often involve a mix of joy...

Home-brew Exploration Launched Final Gravity

Home-brew Exploration Launched Final Gravity

(Tony Ammendolia enjoys a beer following a run) By Annie Tobey Expectations were high when Tony Ammendolia announced that he would be adding a nano-brewery to Original Gravity, the home brewing and wine making store which he opened in 2011.  “Tony was actively,...

Let’s Go to The Garage

Let’s Go to The Garage

(The Garage Brewing owner, Ulyana Gomez) Words by Diane Catanzaro and Chris Jones Photos by Chris Jones Let’s say you are casually lounging around the homestead, trying to come up with something fun to do. Your “sigo” (significant other) suggests “Let’s go to the...

New Old Ox Makes Middleburg a Hoppy Place

New Old Ox Makes Middleburg a Hoppy Place

(Old Ox Brewery is a welcomed addition to Middleburg. Photo courtesy of the brewery) By Michael T. Jarvis Earlier this summer about 60 fans of Old Ox Brewery in Ashburn paid $50 to be taken to the police station in Middleburg. They weren’t arrested at the former...

Welcome to Front Royal (Brewing)

Welcome to Front Royal (Brewing)

(L-R)  Front Royal Brewing co-owner/president Jerry Welcome, head brewer Tim Arndt and co-owner Kerry Barnhart. By Jefferson Evans and Chuck Triplett His name is Welcome.  No, really, Jerry Welcome, and the president and co-owner of Front Royal Brewing Company lives...

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