Bold Mariner Anchors in Ocean View

Bold Mariner Anchors in Ocean View

(Behind the scenes in the brewhouse: Michael Stacks and John O’Reilly) By Jeff Maisey There’s a famous proverb that proclaims “if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.”  It can be said this was true for Michael Stacks, founder and president of The Bold Mariner...
2019 Golden Tap Awards

2019 Golden Tap Awards

Hampton Roads’ craft breweries have enjoyed another outstanding year with accolades coming from global, national, statewide and regional sources. With all of these great things happening in our Coastal Virginia beer scene, it is our pleasure to announce the 2019 Veer...
757 Battle of the Beers

757 Battle of the Beers

(757 Brewers and Beach Ambassadors group photo by Sean Chagnon/Eye of the Storm Photography) STAFF REPORT Heard of a food fight?  How about a beer fight instead?  Well, sorta.  On Saturday, October 12 — yes, mark your calendar and plan to attend — the Beach...
Virginia Wines Rising

Virginia Wines Rising

(Significant investments in new equipment and vineyard expansion at leading wineries such as Early Mountain are helping put Virginia on the map of great wine regions. Photo courtesy of Early Mountain) By Marisa Marsey  Have you seen the bumper sticker proclaiming:...
Oktoberfest Beers to Enjoy

Oktoberfest Beers to Enjoy

Erdinger Oktoberfest This seasonal beer offers a synergistic combination of two classic German styles, Oktoberfest and wheat beer; a surprising alliance that works very well together. Cloudy body with some amber hints. The head is frothy, pleasantly white and with a...