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Virginia Beer Archive

Sep 20, 2018

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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Sep 18, 2018

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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Aug 7, 2018

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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Aug 1, 2018

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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Jul 30, 2018

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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Jul 27, 2018

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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Jul 23, 2018

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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Jun 21, 2018

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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Jun 20, 2018

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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Jun 1, 2018

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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Apr 20, 2018

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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Apr 17, 2018

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 […]

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