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Virginia Beer Archive

Jun 27, 2012

Port City Brewing Downright Pilsner

There’s nothing like coming home from a vacation (no matter how brief) and crack open a beer from one of your favorite […]

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Jun 22, 2012

Devils Backbone Belgian Congo

Having Devils Backbone Eight Point IPA so readily available in local grocery stores has been, for a lack of any eloquence on […]

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Jun 7, 2012

Port City Tartan Ale

There are some folks out there that, when they find out there’s a brewery nearby, swear only by that company’s beer and […]

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May 22, 2012

Roanoke Railhouse Brewery Caboose

After the poor experience with Roanoke Railhouse’s IPA, I really wasn’t looking forward to trying out Caboose, the company’s 7.8% Imperial Lager. […]

May 17, 2012

Roanoke Railhouse Brewery Railhouse IPA

I don’t normally post reviews of beer that I’m not at all impressed with on this site. It was an unwritten law […]

May 15, 2012

Port City Brewing Announces Downright Pilsner

Press Release Alexandria, Virginia (May 14, 2012) — Bill Butcher, founder of Port City Brewing Company located at 3950 Wheeler Avenue in […]

May 2, 2012

Starr Hill Monticello Reserve Ale

I’d seen Starr Hill’s Monticello Reserve Ale on the shelves over the past year or so, but never felt the urge to […]

Apr 27, 2012

Devils Backbone Eight Point IPA

You have no idea how excited I was to see six packs of Devils Backbone products in my local Harris Teeter. I’ve […]

Mar 22, 2012

Williamsburg Alewerks Bitter Valentine

First off, I love the dejected look on our little cherub buddy on the label of this brew from Williamsburg Alewerks — […]

Mar 14, 2012

Blue Mountain Classic Lager

Afton, Virginia’s Blue Mountain Brewery may not get as much recognition as relatively close neighbor, Devil’s Backbone Brewing, but they make some […]

Mar 6, 2012

Virginia Breweries Score Major Win

I haven’t been following this issue quite closely enough the past couple of months — only noticing news here and there in […]

Feb 23, 2012

Starr Hill Double Platinum

I’ve had a few of Starr Hill Brewing products in my time. They’ve always been one of the more accessible local breweries […]