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Virginia Beer Archive

Aug 21, 2014

Blue Mountain Brewery Blue Reserve

I don’t know much about Blue Mountain Brewery’s strong Belgian pale ale, Blue Reserve, except that I found a single bottle of […]

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Aug 18, 2014

Old Bust Head Brewing Taproom Grand Opening

This past weekend (Friday through Sunday) saw the grand opening of Old Bust Head Brewing’s freshly completed taproom. The company has actually […]

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Aug 15, 2014

Hardywood Park Capital Trail Pale Ale

Richmond, VA’s Hardywood Park creates some truly magical beers, many of which I’ve enjoyed through the past couple of years. While most […]

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Aug 14, 2014

Three Brothers Hoptimization

Three Brothers Brewing, out of Harrisonburg, VA, has been around for a couple of years now, but happening across this bottle of […]

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Aug 11, 2014

Alewerks Twenty Knots

I’ve have quite a few of Alewerks Brewing Company’s products the past couple of years, but not one was Belgian influenced. That […]

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Aug 4, 2014

Hardywood Hoplar

American oak, French oak, reclaimed American Chestnut and even exotic Paraguayan Palo Santo wood — the types of wood that beer has […]

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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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Jul 29, 2014

Hardywood Park Bourbon Cru

Richmond’s Hardywood Park has been cranking out great beer the past couple of years. Whether it be the tasty, year-round Singel or […]

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Jul 8, 2014

Old Bust Head Brewery Bust Head English Pale Ale

Along with a six pack of Old Bust Head’s Wildcat IPA that I purchased a while back, I also snagged a sixer […]

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Jul 7, 2014

Old Bust Head Wildcat IPA

Of all the breweries in the Northern VA area that have been popping up the last year or so, I don’t believe […]

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Jun 18, 2014

Lost Rhino 2200 Lbs of Sin

Lost Rhino’s 2200 Lbs of Sin is billed as an English-style barleywine, but at 9.2% ABV and a whopping 96 IBU, this […]

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Jun 12, 2014

Starr Hill Bandstand Barleywine

Starr Hill once made a barleywine called All Access that was a limited, one-off release. I’m assuming that since Bandstand Barleywine is […]

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