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Virginia Beer Archive

Jun 4, 2015

Lickinghole Creek Redneck Soap Opera

This 11.5% ABV Quadrupel-style ale from Goochland’s Lickinghole Creek couldn’t be any better named. Redneck Soap Opera is as dramatic, confusing and […]

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May 21, 2015

Port City Ways & Means

Of all the recent trends the past year or two in the craft beer world, there’s really only one that I’ve been […]

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May 20, 2015

Old Ox Brewing Kristen’s Temper

I’m a big fan of a mellow bit of peppery spiciness in the right beer. Whether it be a roasty chipotle character […]

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May 14, 2015

Old Ox Brewery Kristen’s Passion

Ashburn, Virginia’s Old Ox Brewery is just about to celebrate their first 356 days of existence this June, but it wasn’t until […]

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May 6, 2015

Three Notch’d Brewing Hydraulion Red

The Irish Red or red-style ale is not my favorite genre of beer, but given that this particular brew comes from a […]

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Apr 29, 2015

Mad Fox Oaked Diabolik Ale

I’ve been meaning to get to Mad Fox in Falls Church, VA for a while now. From what I’ve heard from friends […]

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Apr 27, 2015

Lickinghole Creek Heir Apparent

Much like the Peanut Butter Porter, the Mexican-spiced stout/porter is the next trend on the craft beer watch list. It seems as […]

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Apr 23, 2015

Sunken City Brewing John Henry’s Hammer

There’s really not much information available at John Henry’s Hammer, Sunken City’s imperial stout — besides the Wikipedia entry on the folk […]

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Apr 22, 2015

Lickinghole Creek La Calavera Catrina

Tequila is one of those liquids that can do strange things to humans. Just the right amount and it’s usually fun in […]

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Apr 20, 2015

Bad Wolf Brewing The Chimera

By the time you read this rev view — hell by the time I finished the growler back in early March — […]

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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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Apr 6, 2015

Lost Rhino Brewing Megafauna

Ah, yes, the india pale lager, or IPL for you acronym loving peoples — the bastard offspring of hoppy IPAs and tasty, […]

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