Pilsner is the new IPA. Here’s the best of a new crop of local light lagers By Matthew Korfhage Virginia has long been known for its excellent, caramel-malty and biscuit-burpy Vienna lagers — […]
Flights | April 2020
The latest in craft beer, wine and spirits news, including Billsburg Brewery, the Hardywood Park overhaul, and O’Connor Brewing Company new selections
A Father’s Dream
Founded in Lovingston in 2011, Virginia Distillery Co. released its first batch of port-finished whisky in November 2015.
Raising the Bar | Vir(Gin)ia Spirits
We selected three Virginia-made gins and compared them in three classic cocktails: a Tom Collins, a martini, and a proper gin and tonic.
The future of craft beer
Virginia craft brewers weigh in on what the craft beer scene may look like in 2030.
Brew View | Seeing (Irish) Red
Malia Paasch from The Birch in Norfolk presents some Irish Reds worth celebrating.
How Vibrant Shore’s Rhett Rebold went from spy to brewer
Vibrant Shore Brewing Company’s origin story, and its owner’s life in brewing, go back to the very beginnings of modern craft beer. But there’s a twist.
Wine, beer and booze from one Old House
Old House is Virginia’s first single-property vineyard, brewery and distiller — and hopes to create a mecca for barrel-aged booze.
Commentary | Is craft beer a model for better business practices?
Our executive editor’s take on how craft breweries could provide a blueprint for businesses struggling in this modern, digital-heavy economy.
Reinvigorating Virginia’s sparkling wine portfolio
The Virginia Sparkling Company.is a new venture led by the family behind Afton-based Veritas and Flying Fox vineyards and wineries, and True Heritage wine.
Richmond brewery expands in Norfolk and in its hometown
Though only three years old, The Veil Brewing Co. has quickly risen to the forefront of conversations about Virginia beer.