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Green Flash will open on NOV 13!

by Robyn Sidersky Green Flash Brewing Co. will open its East Coast...

Facebook group provides outlet for craft beer fans

Before I moved to Virginia Beach, I learned more about Virginia’s craft...

BACK BAY BREWING CO. EXPANDS WITH NEW FARMHOUSE BREWING CO.

Virginia Beach’s brewery activity is robust Farmhouse Brewing Co, in a...

Wasserhund Expands Its Brewing

A big delivery to Wasserhund Brewing Company last week means a lot more beer...

For the Love of Beer

Pico Brew Want to make all the homebrewers jealous? Try the Pico Brew, which...

Two local beer spots get national love

Our region’s beer reputation continues to grow as a couple of local beer...

Recent Posts From Beer Beat

Opening Weekend for Oozlefinch

Opening Weekend for Oozlefinch Beer Beat by Mark Harris It takes a long time...

Is the HR beer scene ready for the big leagues?

Beer Beat by Mark Harris Hey Hampton Roads, are you ready to host the...

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Ommegang Hennepin

Hennepin Brewery: Ommegang Saison  |  ABV: 7.5% Appearance: Pours a hazy...

New Belgium Glutiny

Glutiny New Belgium Golden Ale  |  ABV: 5.2% Appearance: Pours a pale...

Anchor Steam

Anchor Steam Anchor Brewing Company California Common |  ABV:...

Green Flash Sea to Sea

Sea to Sea Green Flash Brewery Zwicklebier |  ABV: 4.0% Appearance: From...

Australian craft beer

Take Your Taste Buds Down Under by Malia Paasch One of the most exciting...

Sierra Nevada’s Otra Vez

Otra Vez Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Gose  |  ABV: 4.5% Appearance: Pale...

Nebraska Brewing’s Cardinal Pale Ale

Cardinal Pale Ale Nebraska Brewing Co. American Pale Ale  |  ABV:...

Firestone’s Easy Jack

Easy Jack Firestone Walker Brewing Co. Session IPA |  ABV:...

Maui Brewing’s Mana Wheat

Mana Wheat Maui Brewing Co. American Pale Wheat |  ABV: 5.5% Appearance:...

Troegenator

Troegenator Troegs Independent Brewing ABV: 8.2% Appearance: An American...

FIRST DRAUGHT – January/February 2016

A few weeks before Halloween, a colleague sent an email asking if I’d like...

FIRST DRAUGHT – November/December 2015

It happened again. A few friends organized an outing at a local watering...

Cherry Chocolate Mead

Cherry Chocolate Mead A Sweet Mead By Norm Strimel and Rob Stewart O.G....

Only a Hobo IPA

By Paul Lawson American IPAs are the stars of the craft beer boom. Those...

Chocolate Caramel Stout Float

Condiments 1 Häagen-dazs dulce de leche Baking & Spices 1...

Double Chocolate Stout Red Velvet Cupcakes

Double Chocolate Stout Red Velvet Cupcakes Create these delicious...

Tropical Depression Double IPA

Tropical Depression Double IPA OG 1.075 INGREDIENTS • 13.5 lbs of 2-Row...

Fargo’s Beer (It’s sort of an IPA)

Fargo’s Beer (It’s sort of an IPA) Clayton’s recipe – named...

Tommy’s Pils

OG: 1.049 FG: 1.008   IBU: 36 Blend: 5 gallons of Culligan spring water...

Summer Blonde Ale

Summer Blonde Ale Ingredients: 3 lbs Amber DME 2 lbs Light DME 1 oz...

Beer Barbecue Sauce

2 tablespoons butter ½ cup onion, minced ½ teaspoon black pepper 1...

There She Gose

Brew of The Issue: There She Gose Again By Paul Lawson As a transplanted...

Esoteric

By Irvin B. Harrell Photos by EJ Toudt Esoteric, the new restaurant just...

Hashi: Bringing the Locavore to the Locals

By Yajaida Pacheco Photos by Keith Lanpher Sixteen years in the restaurant...

Silver Hand Meadery

By Ben Swenson A Williamsburg couple plans to start producing mead, an...

Tupelo Honey Café

There is a new spot to enjoy craft beer in Virginia Beach and while it’s...

The Porch

Photography by Jessica Shea Attached to the side of the Whole Foods Market...

Drinking Outside

By Staci Dennis I Photography by Jessica Shea and Todd Wright One of the...

The Barking Dog

By Steven Attenweiler Photo by Keith Lanpher A side effect of this long –...

Blue Seafood and Spirits

Restaurant Review By George Culver Hampton Roads has had a boom in food and...

Whiskey Kitchen

Restaurant Spotlight: Whiskey Kitchen in Virginia Beach Kevin Rowell had...

The Point – Phoebus

Morsels of comfort food help create a popular spot in Phoebus A lot of...