Category Archives: Beer

Twisted Ales and Väsen, RVA

I took a short bike ride to check out new breweries in Richmond, VA and started in Manchester at Twisted Ales, where even the Saison and Weiss beers seemed hoppy. The bar was covered with nearly $200.00 worth of pennies … Continue reading

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Paulaner Brewing NYC 

After drinking all the honey mustard, lemon grass, wild yeast wheat beers produced by our best friend’s microbrewery, I am returning to some if the classics like Paulaner Weißbier. That nice foamy head and hint if banana easily outdo the … Continue reading

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Classic Negroni & Jazz at The Archer

I wandered up to the Archer in Jersey City and ended up drinking the on-special Classic Negroni (gin, Campari, vermouth) while listening to Dixieland from The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn, a delightful combination. The cocktail was bitter but the jazz … Continue reading

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Arepa Tipica con Cerveza Aquila

Mad. Sq. Eats. was overcrowded just about two but was curiously relaxed after business hours. The Arepa typica was delightful with the Arepa tasting like a tacoified cornbread. It fell apart a bit and had some sweetness. The arugula, cheese, avocado … Continue reading

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Champion Brewing, RVA edition

Champion Brewing of Charlottesville has opened a tasting room at Fourth and Grace, kitty corner from Rappahonnok Oysters, in the former Bank of Viginia building with its spectacular high ceilings. Stop by and enjoy a pint.

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Strangeways Brewing 

Today s a bad attitude Wednesday after I could not get a simple graphic masked, so I hopped into my walking shoes and strode to Strangeways Brewing in RVA to burn up a gift card earned during better work days this summer.  The … Continue reading

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Brothers Craft Brewing

After an exhilerating six mile hike through the full palette of autumn leaf colors at Fridley Gap in the Geo. Washington National Forest it was time to check out the analgesic properties of the Lil’ Hellion flagship lager at Brothers Craft Brewing in Hendersonville,VA. This is … Continue reading

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