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Virginia Beer Archive

May 26, 2016

Lickinghole Creek Coffee Obsession

Apparently, I was on a bit of a Lickinghole Creek run mid-March this year. Yesterday, we took a look at their big […]

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May 25, 2016

Lickinghole Creek Redneck Wedding

Lickinghole Creek (Goochland, VA) has released a few Belgian-style quadrupels over the past couple of years. Their Goochland Quadrupel Ale is good, […]

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May 11, 2016

Brothers Brewing Smooth Sailor

Brothers Brewing Resolute is an outstanding example of a barrel-aged stout — smooth, decadent and full-flavored. Smooth Sailor sees the brewery set […]

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May 9, 2016

Heritage Brewing Revolution Oak Aged

Heritage Brewing’s Revolution is a beer that has become a staple growler fill whenever I pay a visit to the Manassas, VA […]

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May 6, 2016

Starr Hill Sublime

I particularly enjoyed what Starr Hill had done with their King of Hop imperial IPA by adding lemon and lime zest to […]

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May 5, 2016

Champion Brewing Fruitbasket IPA

There have been some good examples of fruit juice infused IPAs popping up on shelves the past year or so. And there […]

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May 4, 2016

Starr Hill The Hook

I’ve said it before on several occasions here at The Barley Blog, but I don’t believe an IPA can be sessionable, even […]

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May 3, 2016

Pen Druid Space

Sperryville’s Pen Druid are doing some crazy things with wild yeast. In fact, I don’t believe that I’ve meant a group of […]

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Apr 28, 2016

Three Notch’d No Veto

Yesterday, I published a review for Bloody Roots, a collaborative release involving Three Notch’d Brewing. That imperial brown ale was anything but […]

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Apr 27, 2016

Adroit Theory & Three Notch’d Bloody Roots

I’m not a fan the Bloody Mary in general, but when I saw this collaboration between Adroit Theory and Three Notch’d using […]

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Apr 20, 2016

Lickinghole Creek Goochland Quadrupel Ale

I’m a big fan of Lickinghole Creek’s Belgian-style tripel (and the bourbon-barrel aged version, as well) so it should stand to reason […]

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Apr 15, 2016

Lickinghole Creek Chai Tea Virginia Black Bear

I’m all for a brewery experimenting with variations on a theme — sticking a base brew in different barrels, adding chipotles to […]

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