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21 Craft Breweries in Hampton Roads by End of 2015

21 Craft Breweries in Hampton Roads by End of 2015

By Jeff Maisey Let’s see, how many breweries will the Coastal Virginia region have by the end of 2015? Currently operating are these: St. George (Hampton), Williamsburg Alewerks, Brass Cannon (Toano), O’Connor (Norfolk), Smartmouth (Norfolk), Reaver Beach (Virginia Beach), Young Veterans (Virginia Beach), Back Bay (Virginia Beach), Pleasure House (Virginia Beach), Home Republic (Virginia Beach),

Treaty of Ghent Brewing

By Jeff Maisey The idea of a collaboration between O’Connor and Smartmouth has been brewing beneath the surface for some time. While each of these Norfolk-based craft breweries have collaborated multiple times on one-off, specialty beers with other local breweries as well as outsiders like Green Flash, the question has been asked, “Why not these

Get Ready to Savor the Sour at Beach Brewing

By Elizabeth Erschens & Diane Catanzaro   Pucker up people. Sour power will transform your mind as it tantalizes your tongue, as Beach Brewing enters the third dimension of brewing. While most people think of beers as one-dimensional (that dimension being bitter), and stout lovers recognize the second dimension (roasted flavors), Beach Brewing is exploring

100 Craft Breweries Now in Virginia

RICHMOND, VA –The Virginia Craft Brewers Guild announced today that the Commonwealth is now home to over 100 craft breweries. This important milestone was celebrated at the Guild’s annual meeting and Craft Beer Caucus legislative reception, attended by over 150 brewers and legislators from around the Commonwealth. “100 craft breweries is a huge milestone for

A Special Beer for Mom – and Aunt Kathy

By Jesi Owens I taste the crisp, dry, golden beer and ask “Are you guys adding the pink later?” I’m at O’Connor’s Brewing Company with Media and Events Director Hannah Serrano & Production Manager & Brewer Brian Mandeville as they put the final touches on their newest beer–a grapefruit infused Green Can called Save the