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Steam Bell Beer Works: Another first for Chesterfield County

Steam Bell Beer Works: Another first for Chesterfield County

Story and Photos by Steve Deason Brewer Brad Cooper is proud of his name but not for the reason you are probably guessing.    A cooper is a person who makes wooden vessels bound together by hoops such as casks or barrels.    Cooper named his new brewery Steam Bell Beer Works after a device used by

Port City Wins Big at Great American Beer Festival

By Jeff Maisey Alexandria, Virginia’s Port City Brewing Company was named Small Brewing Company and Small Brewing Company Brewer of the Year today at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado. Port City was one of four craft breweries to score three medals. Port City earned two silver and one gold. Other Virginia craft breweries

Starr Hill Celebrates 16th Anniversary with Hopfetti Triple IPA

  Starr Hill Brewery is celebrating its sixteenth anniversary this September with the release of several rare beers, including the brand new Hopfetti Triple IPA, as well as a number of special events at the Tap Room in Crozet, Virginia.   As the second oldest craft brewery in Virginia, Starr Hill’s sixteen years in operation has