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Anheuser-Busch/Inbev Acquires Devils Backbone

Anheuser-Busch/Inbev Acquires Devils Backbone

By Jeff Maisey   Anheuser-Busch/Inbev announced it will acquire Lexington, Virginia based Devils Back Bone Brewing Company. “Through Anheuser-Busch’s network of distributors, Devils Backbone will soon be available nationwide,” said Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe in an official statement. Devils Backbone was founded in 2008 by Steve and Heidi Crandall. The brewery started as a brewpub,

Art of Packaging: Standing Out on the Crowded Shelf

By Jeff Maisey   Adam Applegate, a relative newcomer to the world of craft beer, ventures off to a grocery store to purchase some brews to bring to a gathering of friends. Applegate is immediately overwhelmed by the selection of beer on the shelves of the retailer. While Applegate is aware of some brands he

The Answer Wins Best of Show at 2015 Virginia Craft Brewers Cup

By Jeff Maisey   IPA was the answer on August 22 when the Virginia Craft Brewers Guild hosted the 2015 Virginia Craft Brewers Fest and the fourth annual Virginia Craft Brewers Cup competition at Devils Backbone Basecamp Brewpub & Meadows. With 306 Virginia craft beers entered in the competition, The Answer Brewpub’s Larceny, a single

Choosy Beer Lovers Choose the Virginia Craft Brewers Festival

By Diane Catanzaro and Chris Jones   Practically every weekend there is a beer festival somewhere in Virginia. Yes, life is good. Back in the day when the craft beer scene was nascent we would go to every beer festival. Of course, there were only about two per year. These days it would be a