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Nov 16, 2017

Almanac Splendid Population

I’m a big fan of the sour beers that Alamanac has been shipping to Virginia lately. The bottles are attractive and certainly […]

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Nov 14, 2017

Maui Brewing Imperial Coconut Porter

I’m not a fan of coconut — it’s just a flavor that I’ve never fully enjoyed. That said, I absolutely love the […]

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Nov 13, 2017

Captain Lawrence Tears of Green

I was on the hunt for a few stouts on a recent beer run when I happened to spy a four-pack of […]

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Nov 10, 2017

Old Ox Brewery Hipmonk

Old Ox’s Hipmonk is a Belgian-style dubbel that was brewed using “secrets of the legendary Trappist brewers.” Or at least, that’s what […]

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Nov 9, 2017

Ommegang 20th Anniversary Ale

Five years ago, I was a bit underwhelmed with Ommegang’s XV Anniversary Ale. It was a solid brew, don’t get me wrong, […]

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Nov 7, 2017

Parkway Brewing Save the Galaxy

I’m a big fan of Parkway Brewing’s Baltic porter, Raven’s Roost. It’s a beer that frequently shows up in my fridge especially […]

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Nov 6, 2017

Brothers Local Roast

Brothers Craft Brewing makes an oatmeal stout called Local Remedy. In order to brew their Local Roast, the company takes that stout […]

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Nov 3, 2017

Surly Abrasive Ale

Surly Brewing is no stranger to hops. They’ve got their 16 Grit (a double IPA), their Xtra-Citra (hop-forward pale ale) and, of […]

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Nov 2, 2017

Crux Fermentation Better Off Red

I’ve only encountered a couple of Crux Fermentation beers since they’ve started shipping to Virginia. All have been pretty decent, but none […]

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Nov 1, 2017

Alewerks Lover’s Greed

I’ve enjoyed many brews from Virginia’s Alewerks Brewing. Most have been solid efforts while a few others have left not so impressed. […]

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Oct 31, 2017

Powers Brewing Bourbon Barrel Aged Achilles Yarrow Porter

I’ve visited Powers Farm & Brewery on several occasions since my initial outing back in June, but this is the first time […]

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Oct 30, 2017

Reason Beer Pale

Reason Beer’s Blonde served as a decent introduction to the company that showed promise of things to come. When I purchased that […]

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