IPA Border Crossing

IPA Border Crossing

By Jeff Maisey   What do you get when you mix two of the finest IPAs (India Pale Ale) brewed in Virginia? 40 Mile to the Border Agave IPA, of course. Unlike most collaborations between brew masters in the craft beer industry where unique, over-the-top concoctions...
Bold Mariner Lands in Lamberts Point

Bold Mariner Lands in Lamberts Point

  By Diane Catanzaro and Chris Jones   Ah, life in the United States Navy, haze gray and underway.  Periodically while afloat in a boat, the salty sailor gets a hankering for some salubrious suds.  All that time at sea, and you can’t see a malted...
Home Republic is Beer at its Freshest

Home Republic is Beer at its Freshest

By Elizabeth Erschens It has taken years since the closing of Hilltop Brewing Company and Alt Platz Brewing Company, but Hampton Roads again has a locally owned brew pub.  Joe Curtis, owner of Home Republic Restaurant and Brewpub in Virginia Beach, has his system up...
Treaty of Ghent Brewing

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...