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Core Brand Awareness in February

Core Brand Awareness in February

By Jeff Maisey Forbes recently posted an article by contributing writer Tara Nurin headlined “A New #FlagshipFebruary Campaign Aims to Save Core Beer Brands Before They Disappear.”  In the article, Stephen Beaumont, the journalist who is credited with creating the #FlagshipFebruary awareness campaign, is quoted as saying, “A lot of beer drinkers have developed a

Why Just One Lone Brewery in Arlington?

By Greg Kitsock Arlingtonians tend to be highly educated, well-to-do (median family income over $110,000) and, judging from the burgeoning bar scene, perennially thirsty. So why is Arlington County such a desert for breweries? Nearby Loudoun County has over 30 breweries serving a population of 398,000. If breweries were parceled out according to population, Arlington

Craft Beer Love May Help C-Ville Heal (even a little) This Saturday

By Jeff Maisey With the tragic loss of life and images of hate seen around the world from Charlottesville this past weekend it may be hard to fathom a festival celebrating the best craft beer produced in the Commonwealth, but perhaps the Virginia Craft Brewers Festival, scheduled Saturday, August 19 in downtown C-Ville’s IX Art

Lockn’ Lovibond

By Diane Catanzaro and Chris Jones The Lovibond scale, used to measure the color of beer and the grains used to brew it, was developed by brewer Joseph Lovibond in the 1870s. The brilliant hues illuminated by sunlight streaming through stained glass at the gothic Salisbury Cathedral in his British homeland provided Lovibond inspiration to

Virginia surpasses NC with 206 Breweries

By Elaine Lidholm Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia is now home to 206 licensed breweries, moving ahead of neighboring state North Carolina. A newly released economic impact study shows that Virginia’s booming beer industry contributes more than $9.34 billion annually to Virginia’s economy. Governor McAuliffe has announced the location of three large West

C-Ville Chosen as Site for 2017 Brewers Fest

The Virginia Craft Brewers Guild announced the 6th Annual Virginia Craft Brewers Fest will be Saturday, August 19, 2017 at its new home at the IX Art Park in Charlottesville, VA. Located on 17 acres, IX Art Park is just four blocks from the downtown mall and walking distance to hotels. It is serviced by three local

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