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Feb 27, 2015

Hardywood Pils

The humble pilsner is one of those styles that gets tossed to the wayside more often than it should — especially in […]

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Feb 4, 2015

Hardywood Bourbon Barrel GBS

Last month I reviewed the ridiculously hyped Hardywood Ginger Bread Stout and determined that, while it was darn tasty, the attention it […]

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Jan 20, 2015

Hardywood Gingerbread Stout

During the late Fall, Virginia’s leaves may have already displayed their splendor and fallen to the ground, left to be raked from […]

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Jan 2, 2015

Favorite Beers of 2014

I decided to forgo the annual “Year in Review” — nothing really exciting was happening with the site for 2014 — but […]

Dec 23, 2014

Hardywood RVA IPA

Hardywood RVA IPA is what the brewery refers to as a community hopped beer. Since 2011, the Richmond company has been gathering […]

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Sep 4, 2014

Hardywood Saison Rustica

Just about every Hardywood Park brew I’ve had in the past couple of years has been outstanding. And so it is with […]

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Aug 24, 2014

2014 Virginia Craft Brewers Cup Winners Announced

This past Saturday was the third annual Virginia Craft Brewers fest where 52 Virginia breweries assembled in Nelson County to celebrate their […]

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 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 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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May 12, 2014

Hardywood Park Raspberry Stout

Dessert beers and I don’t really have a complex relationship, but I’ve got to be in the proper mood for something decadent […]

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Apr 9, 2014

Hardywood Park Sidamo Coffee Stout

Sometimes, all it takes is a quick sniff to let you know that you are in for a treat of a beer. […]

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