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Oct 28, 2015

Lickinghole Creek Fearnought

Lickinghole Creek’s Fearnought isn’t just named after a colonial-era stallion who pretty much started Virginia’s horse racing lineage, but is also brewed […]

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Apr 14, 2015

Lickinghole Creek Mango-Habanero Brown Ale

I’m not usually one to get excited about flavor trends in the beers that I buy and drink, but there’s something about […]

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Jan 5, 2015

Lickinghole Creek Virginia Black Bear

It’s no secret that I love a big, robust stout. I love the earthy, rich and sometimes in your face attitude that […]

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Dec 26, 2014

Lickinghole Creek Rosemary Saison

I’ve had many takes on the Saison in my time — from black to ultra hoppy. This bottle of brew from Lickinghole […]

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Dec 11, 2014

Lickinghole Creek Creator Hoppelbock

I don’t recall hearing of Creator Hoppelbock before I happened to spy it on the shelves during a beer run back in […]

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Sep 18, 2014

Lickinghole Creek Nuclear Nugget

I was just singing the praises of Goochland’s Lickinghole Creek and their stellar Bourbon Barrel Three Chopt Tripel just the other day, […]

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Sep 15, 2014

Lickinghole Creek Bourbon Barrel Three Chopt Tripel

Unlike their standard Three Chopt Tripel, Lickinghole Creek’s Bourbon Barrel Three Chopt Tripel is an ugly beer. It pours a murky, muted […]

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Jul 31, 2014

Lickinghole Creek Four Pillars

I’ve had a few of Lickinghole Creek’s brews over the past couple of months. The company’s farm to bottle methodology — and […]

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Apr 29, 2014

Lickinghole Creek Magic Beaver

I’ve been enjoying what Goochland’s Lickinghole Creek has been trying to accomplish with their mission — using only their own (or nearby […]

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Apr 7, 2014

Lickinghole Creek Three Chopt Tripel Ale

Apparently, this has become the American way. Take a traditional style, toss in an extra few pounds more of hops than would […]

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Mar 25, 2014

Lickinghole Creek Short Pump Saison

My first experience with Lickinghole Creek was with their Gentleman Farmer Estate Hop Ale. That beer was good — not great — […]

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Feb 4, 2014

Lickinghole Creek Gentleman Farmer Estate Hop Ale

Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery is a relative newcomer to the Virginia beer scene, tucked away out in Goochland on 220+ acres of […]

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