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Starr Hill 2 Tone Vanilla Porter

I suppose with any Winter-themed variety pack, you’ve got to have a porter, right? Well, Starr Hill certainly believes so and they’ve […]

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Starr Hill Snow Blind

About this time of year, as the weather grows colder and the days shorter, my fridge starts too fill up with warming, […]

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Lickinghole Creek One Lion Imperial Stout

I love stouts like Lickinghole Creek’s One Lion Imperial Stouts. The beer is fairly big (8.3% ABV) and presents itself quite well […]

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2018 Great American Beer Festival: DelMarVa Winners

This past weekend was the 37th Great American Beer Festival in Denver Colorado. The annual extravaganza featured over 800 breweries serving over 4,000 beers to those folks that visited and participated. As for the actual competition, out of the 2,404 companies that entered 8,496 different products for evaluation, the DelMarVa…

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Commonwealth Bizango

Just the other day, I was lauding Commonwealth for their impressive Iconoclast — a damn fine double IPA. Today, I’m not necessarily […]

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Commonwealth Iconoclast

I’m a big fan of the IPAs (standard, imperial and double) that Virginia’s Commonwealth Brewing has been producing the past several years. […]

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Ardent Dark Rye

I’ve only encountered a couple of Ardent’s beers in the past couple of years. One was a collaborative effort with Stone Brewing […]

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Midnight Brewery Rockville Red

Midnight Brewery is located just northwest of Richmond, VA. The company has been around since, I believe, 2012 and yet happening across […]

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Brew Republic Patriot 212

There used to be a time when I could keep track of all of Virginia’s breweries on both hands (maybe a couple […]

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Center of the Universe Chin Music

While I love IPAs and big, roasty stouts, it’s not secret that I really dig a snappy, crisp lager. A good one […]

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Parkway Brewing Majestic Mullet

I’m a big fan of a good, crisp Kolsch. A good example of the style just can’t be beat when it comes […]

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Powers Homeland

Powers Farm & Brewery has been open for little over a year now and have quickly become one of my favorite local […]

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Old Bust Head Sonic Charm

I was scanning the beer shelves at a local shop back in May when I spied Old Bust Head’s logo on this […]

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Hardywood Hopkeeper

It’s not too often you run into a a double or imperial IPA lately that really gets in your face. I mean, […]

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Hardywood Bourbon Barrel Baltic Sunrise

About a month ago, I reviewed a bottle of Hardywood’s Baltic Sunrise. I absolutely loved the beer and stated that I needed […]

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Veteran Brewery Founder Is Awarded Nation’s Third Highest Military Honor

Last Monday in a privately held ceremony, Heritage Brewing Co. co-founder Ryan Arroyo was awarded the Silver Star Medal, our nation's third highest personal decoration for valor in combat. He was given the award for gallantry in action during combat operations against an armed enemy of the United States. As…

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