Latest Virginia Beer News and Reviews

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2017 Great American Beer Festival

This past weekend saw the 2017 Great American Beer Festival come together and celebrate all that is craft beer. Now, in speaking […]

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Adroit Theory Port Barrel-Aged B/A/Y/S

My first Adroit Theory brew was their B/A/Y/S back in 2014. In that time, the brewery has released a wide array of […]

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Heritage 1783 Anniversary

In 1783, the United States and Great Britain signed the Treaty of Paris, ending the revolutionary war and establishing American independence. This […]

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Tin Cannon Twin Cannons

Tin Cannon Brewery just started canning a couple of their beers the past month or so. One of those packaged for release […]

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Heritage Brewing Nitro Sovereign Stout

Four years ago, shortly after Manassas’ Heritage Brewing opened their doors, I made a pint of their Sovereign Stout my first purchase. […]

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Lickinghole Creek Bad Hombre Three Chopt Tripel

Lickinghole Creek’s Three Chopt Tripel is one of my favorite examples of the style brewed in Virginia — the bourbon barrel-aged version […]

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Heritage Brewing Announces Manassas Expansion

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Heritage Brewing Company will create 66 new jobs and invest $8.9 million to expand its craft […]

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Lost Rhino Double Bogey

Double Bogey is a Belgian-style blonde ale that Lost Rhino brewed for the 2017 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship. With a name like […]

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Alewerks Soggy Dollar

So, I just raved about Virginia’s Alewerks being one of the unsung heroes of the state’s craft beer scene. Soggy Dollar, however, […]

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Alewerks Black Forest

Dessert beers are nothing new. Brewer’ efforts to re-create the flavors of their favorite, after-dinner treat in the form of a big […]

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Starr Hill Resinate Imperial Red IPA

I want to first thank Starr Hill not just for sending along these samples of Resinate Imperial Red IPA, but for crafting […]

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Starr Hill Festie

Oktoberfest doesn’t actually kick in for another month (+/- a day or two), but that’s not reason we can’t enjoy a bottle […]

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Kindred Spirits Paid in Full

I’m a big fan of Kindred Spirits’ Headspace, an IPA that is well rounded and packs a ton of hop flavor into […]

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Kindred Spirits Headspace

I don’t recall fully when Richmond’s Kindred Spirits Brewing started showing up on shelves in the Northern Virginia, but I do remember […]

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Commonwealth Brewing Wapatoolie

Much like Commonwealth’s Papi Chulo and Big Papi, the artwork on this four-pack of Wapatoolie draws you in instantly. Also like those […]

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Smartmouth Brewing Alter Ego

Alter Ego is my first encounter with Smartmouth Brewing out of Norfolk, Virginia. The brewery has been around for about seven years […]