Don’t forget this weekend there are four festivals happening (one of which is sold out)
OnTap! RVA ROCK$ and Fetch A Cure April 12th Noon – 5PM
SpringFest at Lost Rhino Brewing
Smithfield Wine & Brew Weekend April 11 – 13 SOLD OUT
New River Brewfest April 12, 2014 Noon – 6PM
Next weekend is the Fredericksburg Brewfest.
- 8 Apr 2014 00:00 – 00:00
43 Hours of Bitter at The Birch Bar #Norfolk
Hops, herb, and all kinds of bitter.
GGG Admission at 4:30
Steal the Glass Night ft. Classic IPAs
GGG Admission at 4:30
The Perfect IPA Board ft. Charcuterie, Cheese, and Accompaniments
Friday Beer and Cheese Pairing
The IBU Flight
- 10 Apr 2014 15:00 – 18:00
Flying Squirrels Opening Day Party at Nacho Mama’s #Richmond
We are going to be having an official Squirrels pre party at Nacho Mama’s on the Boulevard for opening day. You can come tailgate and then walk over to the park for the game which is at 6:35. We will have a block of tickets for $10 a piece. Nacho Mama’s will have drink and food specials from 3-5 PM.
- 10 Apr 2014 15:00 – 15:00
DC Brau Tap Takeover at The Cask Cafe’ #Richmond
That’s right, we’re tapping 12 DC Brau kegs! Plus a very special pin. Happy hour pricing starting at 3!
- 10 Apr 2014 16:00 – 20:00
Shuck and Chug at Whole Foods #ShortPump
Shuck and Chug returns tonight with these guys!!! We will be pouring 3 of their drafts for a great price! And don’t forget the awesome OYSTERS.. 4-8 pm
- 10 Apr 2014 17:00 – 20:00
Thirsty Thursday at Hop & Wine #Fredericksburg
Which U.S. President was the first to brew their own beer in the White House?
Keep Reading Below to find Answer
Mission Brewery El Conquistador Extra Pale Ale- Pale golden color with soft lemon and melon esters and a bready malt body. Dry hopped with Centennial and experimental hops from the Yakima Valley. If you like a hoppy IPA, but don’t always care for the higher alcohol, try an El Conquistador XPA.
ABV- 4.8% BA Score- NA
RB Score- NA
Shipyard Pugsley’s Signature Series XXXX IPA- this is a non-traditional American IPA with a brilliant copper color and the classic citrus nose of Cascade hops. This beer demonstrates a unique balance of malt-inspired, delicate red grapefruit sweetness and lingering hop dryness. The OG and final Alc./Vol. provide the structure and body to balance the harmony of distinct flavors.Cascade, Warrior,Summit and Glacier hops are used for bittering and Cascade hops are added for dry hopping after fermentation. This hop blend is well balanced with malted wheat, pale ale, crystal, and caramel malts. To full enjoy all the flavors, this ale is best drunk at 55 degrees Fahrenheit. This beer pairs well with Cajun dishes, blackened fish, and BBQ. XXXX draws its name from the British brewing convention of using X’s to denote style. 70 BU,s, 1.092 OG. 22 Plato
ABV-9.25% BA Score- NA
RB Score- 91 Pts.
Mikkeller X-mas Porter 2013- Clear dark black brown colour with a large, creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, coffee, spicy, pine neddles – spruce. Flavour is heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, roasted, spicy hops, pine, chocolate. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.
ABV- 8% BA Score- NA
RB Score- 98 Pts.
Hoppin’ Frog B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal-Imperial Stout- Made from our award-winning imperial stout, rated one of the top 50 best beers in the world in 2008. This bodacious oatmeal Russian imperial stout will crush you like no other. This is the grand-daddy of all stout styles, with an intensely deep roasted and full bodied flavor. A robust hop character adds a refreshing balance. Aged in Heaven Hill Whiskey barrels.
ABV- 9.4% BA Score- 94 Pts.
RB Score- 100 Pts.
Beer Trivia Answer:
Obama (White House Honey Ale)
- 10 Apr 2014 17:30 – 21:00
Hardywood Food Truck Court #Richmond
We’re kicking off the season with a mix of 16 new and favorite local gourmet mobile food vendors, with many more carts on rotation in the weeks to come. Enjoy our line up of seasonal craft beers to pair with eclectic tacos, wood-fired pizza, authentic French crepes, handmade ice cream, Cajun street food, traditional Mediterranean kabobs and more.Hardywood Food Truck Court runs from 5:30-9pm every Thursday through the season and is a family friendly environment. All ages are welcome at the brewery. Virginia ABC law prohibits bringing outside alcoholic beverages on-site, and underage drinking will be strictly prohibited.
Visit Hardywood Park’s Web Site for list of food vendors.
- 10 Apr 2014 17:45 – 17:45
Brewpub Run Club at Strangeways Brewing #Richmond
Did you know there’s a Brewpub Run Club that meets at local breweries to go for a walk/run and then corrals back to belly-up for a cold one? Well, now you do and they’re doing a run from Strangeways on April 10th. Everyone is welcome…even if you just want to meet up post run at the laboratory and socialize.If you want to join their facebook group, go to Brewpub Run Club.Be healthy, be happy, and beer.
- 10 Apr 2014 18:00 – 18:00
Hopslam Firkin at Joe’s Inn #Richmond
Tomorrow night (Thursday) We are doing a FIRKIN of BELLS HOPSLAM!!! First firkin of Hopslam in over 5 years in Richmond come help us enjoy it Cheers!!
- 10 Apr 2014 18:00 – 18:00
The April Showers Beer Tasting & Dinner with Heritage Brewing at The National Museum Of the Marine Corps