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Craft Means Independent in Virginia

Craft Means Independent in Virginia

By Jeff Maisey The Virginia Craft Brewers Guild membership passed a resolution confirming its commitment to the existing membership structure.  VCBG membership is available to independent craft breweries as defined by the Brewers Association. The vote was in response to the recent announcement that founding Guild member Devils Backbone Brewing Company had agreed to sell

Devil of a Deal

BY JEFF MAISEY News this spring spread like wildfire when it was announced Anheuser-Busch/Inbev would acquire Lexington, Virginia based Devils Back Bone Brewing Company. Many craft beer enthusiasts responded swiftly and harshly on social media. But many in the craft beer world seemed to understand the dilemma Devils Backbone faced behind the scenes. So did