Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Weekly Tidewater VA Brew Happenings

"a constant proof that God loves us, and loves to see us happy"
- Benjamin Franklin

Have I said how much I love October in Tidewater?

Steal the Pint/Glass Nights:
Mon, Oct 13 - Pint Night with Hofbrau Brewing, Park Lane Tavern, 5:00 pm. Peninsula Town Center, Hampton. Oktoberfest may be over in Germany but we’re keeping the tradition going throughout the month of October! We still have our Oktoberfest Menu available along with a couple of Oktoberfest Beers on tap for you to enjoy! This week we feature Hofbrau’s Oktoberfest. Live Music from Brian Sewell at 6:30 pm.
Thu, Oct 16 - Steal the Pint Night with Du Claw Brewing Co., Berret’s Seafood Restaurant & Taphouse Grill, 6:00 - 9:00 pm, Merchant Square, Williamsburg, VA. Bummed that summer is officially over? Well cheer up because we are excited to announce that Pint Night every Thursday has been extended into the fall! This week we welcome DuClaw Brewing Company from Maryland. Live music, 7-10 pm!
Thu, Oct 16 - Pint Night with Anderson Valley Brewing Company, The Public House, 5:00 pm, Colley Ave., Norfolk, VA. Come by, enjoy some great beers, hang with our friends from the brewery, and snag a pint! This week we host another brewery from the Golden State of California - Anderson Valley Brewing!
Thu, Oct 16 - New Belgian Tap Takeover & Steal the Pint Night, Tubby’s Tavern, 7:00 pm, 2224 Virginia Beach Blvd #113, Virginia Beach.
Mon, Oct 20 - Devil’s Backbone Steal the Pint, Goody’s Deli & Pub, 7:00 pm, 11 E Queens Way, Hampton.
Mon, Oct 20 - Pint Night with Erdinger Brewing, Park Lane Tavern, 5:00 pm. Peninsula Town Center, Hampton. Oktoberfest may be over in Germany but we’re keeping the tradition going throughout the month of October! We still have our Oktoberfest Menu available along with a couple of Oktoberfest Beers on tap for you to enjoy! This week we feature Erdinger’s Oktoberfest. Live Music from Brian Sewell at 6:30 pm.
Wed, Oct 22 - Devil’s Backbone Tap Takeover & Steal the Pint Night, Home Republic, 6:00 pm, 328 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach. Come out to Home Republic for a Tap Takeover! Featuring Live Music on the patio, Devil’s Backbone Beer on tap. Order a pint and keep the glass. *limit one per customer

Upcoming Brew/Beer Fests:
Throughout Oct - Oktoberfest at Park Lane Tavern, Peninsula Town Center, Hampton. Come get a taste of German traditions! Enjoy all the German bier, Schnitzel & Bratwurst you can, we’ve even given our taps to the Germans. Prost!
Oct 18/19 - 6th Virginia Beach Craft Beer Fest, 30th Street, Oceanfront, Virginia Beach. Over 80 craft beers from over 50 breweries will be available for sampling at the Virginia Beach Craft Beer Festival. Tickets include sampling, a commemorative cup, and live entertainment. Tickets for the Virginia Beach Craft Beer Festival are $25 in advance and $30 at the door for Saturday, October 18, and $20 in advance and $25 at the door for Sunday, September 19. Live music sets the stage at the perfect outdoor setting for tasting some of the best craft beers. Performances include Blue Ribbon Band and Will Overman Band (Saturday), and Seth Stainback & Rooster Foot and Major & the Monbacks (Sunday).
Oct 24 - Inaugural “Fall Beer Fest” by The Sertoma Club of Norfolk, at O’Connor Brewing Co., 6:00 - 10:00 pm, 24st, Norfolk. This event supports local charities and organizations throughout Hampton Roads! Tickets are limited and include the free flowing of O’Connor Brewery’s best craft beers! This event includes live entertainment by Borderline Crazy!! Donation in advance is $35 ($37 on line and placed on will call) per person. Come out and support the local community while enjoying great music and awesome craft beer!!! Get your tickets here:
Oct 25 - 2014 Backyard Sports Club Battle of the Beers, hosted by Beach Ambassadors at Tapped Gastropub, 1 - 6:00 pm, Hilltop East, Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach. This event is ONE OF A KIND. It is the only craft beer event that pits ONLY Hampton Roads-based breweries against each other to see who has the best brews! Ticket holders will be treated to an afternoon of the best Hampton Roads craft breweries, as they compete in two categories, best IPA and best Seasonal. Everyone will vote on each category while sampling all beers and enjoying delicious food provided by Tapped Gastropub! Live music from Gridlock 64, cornhole games, raffle prizes, and professional photography will also be on tap for everyone!! Oh yeah, the best thing about it this event, IT’S ALL FOR CHARITY!!! Seventy Five percent of the proceeds will go directly to St. Mary’s Home in Norfolk. The other twenty five percent will go to the charities of the winning brewers. Let’s see if the other breweries can unseat last year’s champion Young Veterans Brewing Company!!
Oct 25 - Beach Brewing Company’s 4th Anniversary BASH! 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Taylor Farm Rd, Virginia Beach. There will be NEW RELEASES, including our 4th Anniversary beer - ‘Harbinger’ Bourbon Barrel Aged American Strong Ale! You can expect other barrel aged beers to be tapped as well, along with other newly minted brews. There’ll be 3 food trucks: Bro’s Fish Tacos LLC, No Brick Grill, Just Cupcakes; 3 food trucks, Bounce house and trick-or-treat goodie bags for the kids, Live music, Costume contest with swag bag for the winner. Come out and help us celebrate and incredible 4 years of brewing in Virginia Beach!
Oct 25/26 - 1st Annual Ghentoberfest in the heart of the beautiful historic Ghent district, 2 - 6:00 pm, Norfolk. A Craft Beer Festival featuring 30 Craft Breweries with over 75 different Craft Beers. Come enjoy an afternoon of good music by local musicians, good food from local food trucks, and (of course) good beer from local breweries. General Admission tickets include: Beer Tastings, Tasting Glass, Great music by local artists.
Oct 31 - Brews & Spirits, The Old Coast Guard Station, 6:30 pm, 24th St, Oceanfront, Virginia Beach. Back Bay Brewing Craft Beers, Eats from Tubby’s Tavern, Ghost Stories, and Fortune Telling.
Nov 1 - Smartmouth Brewing’s 2nd Annual Street Party Birthday Bash. Once again be taking the party to the streets to celebrate our 2nd birthday! It’s hard to believe that it has only been two years since we debuted our first beers. The street party will feature a special new IPA beer release, many food trucks, live music, specialty merchandise, tours and much more!
Nov 2 - House of Blues & Brews, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach. Brewmasters, stewmasters, rockers, and bakers! Live Music w/ ‘The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band’, and ‘More Perfect Jones’.
Nov 7 - Battle of the Beers: Land vs. Sea, Mariners’ Museum. Sample Virginia Craft Brews from Coastal VA to the Blue Ridge Mountains, and live music by the ‘Esoteric Ramblers’. Tickets include TEN 4 oz tastings, souvenir tasting glass, and heavy appetizers
Nov 8 - Pungo Craft Beer Festival. A Craft Beer Festival featuring over 30 Craft Breweries with over 75 different Craft Beers.
Nov 9 - 5th Annual Roast & Toast, Hermitage Museum and Gardens

Support your Local Brewers - Brewery Happenings:
O’CONNOR BREWING COMPANY, 211 W. 24th Street, Norfolk
Taproom Hours: Tue-Thu 4-8:00 pm, Fri 4-9:00 pm, Sat 12-9:00 pm, Sun 12-6:00 pm
10 Beers now on Tap: Just Released seasonal Punkelweise, All-In wet-hopped wheat ale, Lil’ SIPA session IPA, and Bells Beach Fall saison, along with our six flagships; Green Can golden ale, Red Nun red ale, Norfolk Canyon pale ale, El Guapo agave IPA, Great Dismal black IPA, and O’Conner Dry Irish Stout!
Tue, Oct 14 - TACO TUESDAY. This week we have the always delicious ‘Karnage Asada’ serving up the tasty taco treats, 4-8:00 pm.
Wed, Oct 15 - VINYL NIGHT. We’re back again with Vinyl Night, so bring in a record or just jam to the great tunes we got playing in the tap room.
Thu, Oct 16 - BURGER NIGHT. Every Thursday night is Burger Night with CXB BBQ AND EATS! It’s also Thirsty Thursday, which means we’re offering drink specials on everything served in a pint, flight, or growler. Plus 30% off all merchandise, too. No reason, just cuz. So come hungry and thirsty, cuz it’s Thursday!
Fri, Oct 17 - FIRKIN & FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY. TGIF! Every Friday at the brewery, we offer two special casked beers for your tasting pleasure. So they’re not really in firkins, but “Cask” doesn’t sound as good with “Food Truck” or “Friday.” Plus, from 4 to 8pm, enjoy delicious local food from ‘CXB BBQ & Eats’.
Sat, Oct 18 - On Saturdays now we’re open from noon to nine, and we have live music and food trucks to complement our fresh, tasty beers! This week we have Live music by ‘Blue Tattoo (Americana, Classic Rock, Folk), from 5 to 8 pm, and delicious Street food by ‘Karnage Asada’ (Latin/Asian Fusion), from 3 to 8 pm.

Upcoming: Look out soon for a special PINK beer, created just for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We’re testing out some Green Can infusions with pomegranate, cherry, grapefruit, blood orange, and other flavors that’ll not just look rosily beautiful but taste amazing. And all for a great cause that’s close to our hearts!

SMARTMOUTH BREWING COMPANY, 1309 Raleigh Ave #300, Norfolk
Tasting Room Hours: Wed-Fri 4:30 - 8:00 pm, Sat 12:00 - 7:00 pm
* Sat - Discounted Growler Fills from 12-2 pm
* Sat - Free Brewery tours on the hour, 2-6 pm
Smartmouth’s three flagship beers (Murphy’s Law amber ale, Alter Ego saison, and Rule G IPA) are now available in crafty 12-ounce cans.
8 beers on tap including seasonals: Outta Yer Gourd pumpkin ale, Mispelt belgian golden ale, Sommer Fling german hefeweizen, and Cowcatcher Milk Stout; as well as our regulars: Alter Ego Saison, Murphy’s Law American Amber Ale, Rule G IPA, and Notch 9 Double IPA! See you soon!
Wed, Oct 15 - Tasting Room, Notch 9 Firkin with Amarillo Hops.

Thu, Oct 16 - Tasting Room, ‘Pizza Bella Vista’ food truck.
Fri, Oct 17 - Tasting Room, delicious food from ‘Hashi’ food truck.
Sat, Oct 18 - Tasting Room, delicious food from ‘Seoul Taco’ food truck, and Live Music by Derek Smith, 5:30 - 8:00 pm.
Upcoming: Save the Date Nov 1, for Smartmouth 2nd Annual Street Party Birthday Bash with a special release beer! It will be a hoppy IPA with Columbus, Jarrylo, Australian Galaxy, and New Zealand Kohatu hops.

BEACH BREWING COMPANY, 1505 Taylor Farm Rd., Virginia Beach
Taproom Hours: Tue-Thu 3-7:00 pm, Fri 3-9:00 pm, Sat 12-9:00 pm, Sun 1-6:00 pm 
Beach Brewing Company operates a production microbrewery and taproom in Virginia Beach, VA. We’re proud of what we create here and love nothing more than sharing our passion with others.
On tap - a Fresh batch of Hoptopus Double IPA, Riptide Altbier, Beachfest, Loggerhead Honey Pale, Full Broadside Biere de Garde, Fire At Sea Smoked Coffee Porter, Hammerhead IPA, and SeaDevil Imperial Stout!
Fri, Oct 17 - Hoppy Friday. Join us for our Fresh Beer with discounts on all pints, and amazing food from ‘Wrap-N-Roll’ food truck serving up their amazing menu starting at 3 pm!
Sat, Oct 18 - Join us for a fresh Cask of Beer while the ‘Taste of the Tropics’ serves up their tasty eats starting at 1 pm!
Sun, Oct 19 - GROWLER POWER HOURS!! The Weekend’s not over! We have our Growler Power Hours from 2-4 pm with discounts on all growler and grenade fills!
Upcoming: Save the Date for our 4th Anniversary Bash, Oct 25. There’ll be new beer released, live local music, food trucks and fun for all!

YOUNG VETERAN’S BREWING COMPANY, 2505 Horse Pasture Rd., Virginia Beach
Tasting Hours: Mon-Thu 1500-2000, Fri 1500-2300, Sat 1200-2300, Sun 1200-2000 
High Speed - High Quality. Veteran Owned and Operated.
Military Discount - 15% with valid ID
Now on Draft! The New Old Frogman Wet Hopped Ale (only while it lasts), Pineapple Grenade Hefeweizen, Jet Noise Double IPA, and Big Red Rye a Rye India Pale Ale! Come get your growlers filled!
Check it out! We have Cornhole boards and authentic Bier Garden Tables from Munich out back!
Sat, Oct 18 - ‘Wrap-N-Roll’ will be here to pair up with our delicious fresh beer, starting around 1500, then Stogie & Stout Night from 17-2100. Bring in a cigar and get $2 off your first beer.

BACK BAY BREWING COMPANY, 614 Norfolk Ave., Virginia Beach
Taproom Hours: Thu 3-10 pm, Fri 3 pm-12 am, Sat 12n-12 am, Sun 12n-8 pm
Now On Tap - Just released Queen Ann’s Revenge Stout and Witch of Pungo pumpkin Ale! Also serving Honey Blue Blue Golden Ale, False Cape Amber Ale, Steel Pier Bohemian Lager, Atlantic Ave IPA, and Beach Cruiser Pale Ale
8. Back Bay October Fest
* Barrels and firkins and brews. OH My! Yes beer fans, we will be starting our barrel program shortly. Along with that, we will also begin “Firkin Fridays”!
Wed, Oct 15 - Open Mic night starting at 7 pm!
Thu, Oct 16 - Vinyl Night! Spinning records starting at 7 pm, sponsored by Vinyl Daze Record Shop.
Fri, Oct 17 - “Firkin Friday”! Come out and enjoy some Cask Ale. We only have one firkin that will be tapped at 3pm and when it’s gone it’s gone.
Upcoming: Save the Date for our first ‘All Hallow’s Eve Halloween Party’, Friday 31 Oct. We will be having an all Hallow’s Eve Party. Costume contest and Halloween inspired Firkins. 10 Beers on tap. Wear your costume and come out and enjoy some of our Brews . Free admission

ST. GEORGE BREWING COMPANY, 204 Challenger Way, Hampton
Tap Room Hours: Mon-Fri 3 - 5 pm, Sat 10 am - 4 pm.
Retail and Tastings Mon through Sat. Brewery Tours Wed through Sat.
On Tap: Black Forest Ale, Porter, Oktoberfest, Imperial Pale Ale, English IPA, Golden Ale, and Winter Scotch.
Tue, Oct 14 - Thirsty Taco Tuesday with ‘Stuft Not Your Average Street Food’, 4:30- 8:00 pm. What a great way to spend a Tuesday evening with great food, great beer and great times.
Fri, Oct 17 - Food Truck Friday, 4:30- 8:00 pm. There is nothing better that starting your weekend off with food trucks and beer. It’s a match made in heaven (or Hampton if you’re a local)!

Up and Coming Brewers -
PLEASURE HOUSE BREWING, Coming soon to Shore Drive, 3025 Shore Dr., Virginia Beach 
Anticipated Hours (after we have gov’t approval): Thu 4-9:00 pm, Fri 4-11:00 pm, Sat 12-11:00 pm, Sun 12-9:00 pm 
At Pleasure House Brewing we are passionate about two things: making great beer and serving our community!
**Official opening date: Friday, October 24 at 3 pm! Short version is - we want to let the beer dictate the best time, and that weekend should allow us to get everything just the way we like it. We hate the delay, but want you to love the beer!
Opening tap list: 4-16 Double IPA, Southern Cross XPA, Summer Citrus Saison, Billy’s Best Bitter, Dawn Patrol Single!

BIG UGLY BREWING COMPANY, 1296 S. Battlefield Blvd, Chesapeake
Big, Bold, Barrel-aged Beers. Big Ugly is Chesapeake’s first microbrewery. We plan on revolutionizing our town one beer at a time.
We appreciate all of your support and enthusiasm for Big Ugly Brewing! In an effort to fulfill our vision of bringing you Big Bold Beer, We concluded an unbelievable Kickstarter campaign with an amazing 192 backers!
We’re hard at work tiling bathrooms, building bars, and cleaning up at the Brewery! Come by and say hi and grab some swag!

STORM FORGE BREWING COMPANY, Coming soon to Iwip Rd., Smithfield
Storm Forge Brewing Company is the dream of a couple of advanced homebrewers who desire to take their experience to the next level and open a Craft Brewery.
As our funding campaign ends, we are struggling with the realization that our goal of $30K was not achieved. In hindsight, it was a pretty lofty goal, but without a goal what is there to strive for? Perhaps many of you have tried fundraising for various reasons and understand it is not an easy task. We were continually amazed who donated/contributed and who didn’t. It is completely unpredictable. We wish to extend a sincere thank you to those that did contribute and thanks for believing in us. For those who didn’t contribute but are liking our page and posts on Facebook and following us on Twitter, thanks for your interest and support. Not achieving our goal in the Indiegogo campaign does not deter us but only strengthens our resolve to keep striving towards our goal of opening a craft brewery in the Hampton Roads area. For us, it’s about community involvement and collaboration and we can’t do it without you.

THE BOLD MARINER BREWING COMPANY, a Craft Microbrewery opening soon in Norfolk
Veteran owned and operated, The Bold Mariner will provide traditional styles of quality craft beer to the area. We will create a sense of pride in our product that embodies our community and company. We will initially produce three flagship beers. These beers will be offered year round along with a rotation of seasonal and special run recipes. Our line of beers will be available for purchase in our on premises tap room as well as in local area restaurants. Once open we will start brewing on a 15bbl brew house, initially we will produce only draft which will be available in our tap room and at local bars and restaurants.
Featruring Bold Mariner Golden Ale, Bold Mariner IPA, and Bold Mariner Stout

IMPULSE BREWING COMPANY, Virginia Beach’s newest brewery dedicated to bringing you unique brews and great times. Opening early 2015. Be Impulsive!
"The Other Side" (an Oatmeal stout), "Head First Hefe", "Red Button" (an Irish Red), "Accidental IPA" (Imperial IPA coming in at 121 IBUs), and "Last Minute Trip" (Belgian Tripel). Just a few of the beers we are planning for next year. Truth is, we love to make beer. What styles would you like to see?

Other Local Brew and Brew Pub Happenings:
THE BIRCH BAR, Chelsea, 1231 W. Olney Rd., Norfolk
Hours: Tue-Thu 5:00 pm - 12:00 am, Fri-Sat 3:00 pm - 2:00 am 
A Bar that specializes in Craft, Artisanal, European, Crazy-hard-to-say Beer and Cheese! Happy Hour every Fri-Sat 3-5 pm.
* Week Day Happy Hour: 5-7 pm, $1 off All Full Draft Beers! Tue, Wed, and Thu!
* Weekend Happy Hour: 3-5 pm $2 off $5 and $7 Full Draft Beers! Fri and Sat!
Wed, Oct 15 - Wednesday Nights Beer Education - We feature special tappings of rare beer, we pour crazy bottles by the glass, hold Steal the Pint nights, and we even sometime incorporate food into it!
Thu, Oct 16 - Cheesemonger Thursday, with special platter offerings.
Fri, Oct 17 - Friday Nights Pairing Menu - A way to offer a bridge between our beer menu and our cheese! The pairings can be ordered individually or they can be ordered together as a flight!
Sat, Oct 18 - Happy Hour is from 3-5 pm with Growler Fills and Draft Flight specials
Upcoming: Save the Date Oct 31 - Gosebumps: A Halloween Party and Mini Gose Tap Takeover at the Birch! Featuring so far - Del Ducato Baciami Lipsia, Kiuchi Hitachino Anbai, Off Color Troublesome Gose, Bahnhof Leipziger Gose

NORFOLK TAPROOM, Corner of Granby & Main Streets, Downtown Norfolk
Hours: Mon - Fri: 2:00 pm - 2:00 am, Sat - Sun: 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
24 Beers on draft and over a hundred other beers from here, there, and everywhere.
Although summer has ended, the Taproom will still be offering Norfolk’s best Happy Hour every day from 5-7:00 pm with great food and drink specials. If you have not done so already please follow us @norfolktap on Twitter for the best updates on specials and live music performances at the Norfolk TapRoom. See y’all tonight.

THE PUBLIC HOUSE, Ghent, 1112 Colley Ave., Norfolk
Hours: Mon - Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Welcome to The Public House - Ghent’s first “gastropub.” GastroPub - It’s just a fancy word that people invented to describe places that put a creative spin on traditional pub food - and charge you eight bucks for fries. We put a lot of work into creating those spins, though, like making nearly everything in-house and using as many locally or regionally produced products as possible. We hope you enjoy.
Thursday - Pint Night each Week, starting at 5:00 pm!
Upcoming: Our Third Annual ‘Sausage Fest’ (not that kind), Sausage, Beer, and Frolicking, 20 - 26 Oct!

BELMONT HOUSE OF SMOKE, Ghent, 2117 Colonial Ave, Norfolk
Hours: Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am, Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am 
A True urban BBQ and Smokehouse, with a full upstairs Bar, outdoor deck and live Music venue, with a constantly changing selection of local, regional, and national craft beers.
Tue, Oct 14 - All You Can Eat RIBS!!! 5:00 pm till we run out, $20.99
Wed, Oct 15 - Wing Wednesday, Hot wings 39 cents each! Trivia Night, 9:00 pm
Thu, Oct 16 - Two for $2 Coronitas! Karaoke Night, 9:00 pm
Fri, Oct 17 - Live music by Sicman of VA w/ Sound of Urchin, Brown Napkins, 9 pm
Sat, Oct 18 – Live music by Rio, 8:00 pm
Sun, Oct 19 - Check out our BRAND NEW Brunch menu! 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

LYNNHAVEN PUB, N Great Neck Beach, 2236 W. Great Neck Rd., Virginia Beach
Hours: Mon-Sun, 11:00 am - 2:00 am
An Average of 100 Different Beers and New Styles Coming In Every Week!
On tap is: Stone Unapalogetic, Goose Island Illinois, Terrapin Hopzilla, Beach Brewing Hoptopus, New Belgium Hop the Pond, Stone RuinTen, Dogfish 90 Minute IPA, and BFM Bon Chien ‘13 on our sour line
Fri, Oct 17 - From 5 - 8 pm, we kick off Charlotte Hour. Our good friend Charlotte will be out on the patio sampling some tasty brews. Come by, talk beer with her, and grab a ready brew.
Sat, Oct 18 - “Cards 4 Kids” 1st Annual Charity Poker Tournament to benefit “Ainsley’s Angels”, 12:00 pm. All money raised to go directly to help a local boy get a new wheelchair.

TAPPED GASTROPUB, East Hilltop, 1550 Laskin Rd #198, Virginia Beach
Open daily 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Do-it-yourself Draught Tables to practice your perfect pour. Choose from our selection of local microbrews and enjoy a new favorite beer you can’t find anywhere else. Growlers now Available!
Mon, Oct 13 - Military Mondays, 50% off your meal with valid ID
Wed, Oct 15 - Wine-Down Wednesdays, 50% off select wine. Live Music, 8 pm
Thu, Oct 16 - Virginia Craft Beer Night, $3 Pints of local and regional craft beers. Live Music, 9 pm
Fri/Sat - Live Music, 9 pm
Sun, Oct 19 - Open Mic w/ Jon & Justin, 10 pm

11th STREET TAPHOUSE BAR & GRILL, VB Oceanfront on the Boardwalk, 1011 Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach
Hours: Mon - Thu 4:00 pm-12:00 am, Fri - Sat 11:30 am-1:30 am, Sun 11:30 am-12:00 am 
Quench your thirst with over 30 draft beers which includes micro, craft and macro brewed beer.
Draft List: New Belgium - Rotating, Terrapin - Rotating, Samuel Adams - Rotating, Ommegang Rare Vos, Beach Brewing Hoptopus Dbl IPA, O’Connor Red Nun Ale, Legend Brown Ale, Devil’s Backbone Vienna Lager, Angry Orchard Hard Cider, Victory Golden Monkey Belgian Style, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, Bluegrass Brewery Jefferson Reserve Stout, Green Flash IPA, Blue Moon Belgian Style Cloudy Wheat, Guinness Stout, Stella Artois, Yuengling, Magic Hat #9, Miller Lite, Lagunitas IPA, Schneider Aventinus Dopplebach, Stone Oaked Aged Arrogant Bastard, Dos Equis XX, Allagash White Belgian, Bud Light, Dogfish Head 90 IPA
Thu, Oct 16 - Craft Beer Night, Every Thursday from 4-9:00 pm we offer 50% off our rotating Drafts! Also we’ll be hosting a Tap Takeover by Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery!
Fri, Oct 17 - Ladies Night. Live Music by ‘Feral’, 9:00 pm
Sat, Oct 18 - Locals Night, 15% off food order with proof. Live Music by ‘The Get Down’, 9:00 pm

PORCH AT WHOLE FOODS MARKET, West Hilltop, 1800 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach
Hours: 7 days 7am to 9pm
An organic coffee bar and pub serving fresh-brewed organic coffee, seven local and craft beers on tap, wines by the glass and delicious pub food, including breakfast all day. Located in the front of the store, The Porch also features refillable growlers, mix-a-six custom six-pack program, weekly dinner specials and a NEW cheese platter menu.
Wed, Oct 15 - Pizza and a Pint, on the Porch, $8
Thu, Oct 16 - Beer School: ‘Ciders’, 6:30 pm, (pay at the door only)
Sat, Oct 11 - Keg Tapping on the Porch, featuring Alewerks Bourbon Barrel Porter, 3 pm.

HAMPTON TAPHOUSE, Downtown, 17 E. Queen’s Way, Hampton
Hours: Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am, Sun 10:30 am - 2:00 am 
The Taphouse, the “Acme of Beer Since 1984”. Long before the micro revolution, the Taphouse was serving up pint after pint of American and world craft brews. Our Hampton location has 37 constantly rotating draught selections and hundreds of bottles to choose from. Belgians are our prides, trappists, abbeys, and other merry monk quaffers will surely entertain. Our food, not pub grub, stands up to any kitchen, anywhere.
On Tap: St George Brewing Co Oktoberfest, Legend Brewing Company Oktoberfest, Harpoon Brewery Oktoberfest, Ayinger Brewery Oktoberfest, The Brooklyn Brewery Oktoberfest, Devils Backbone Brewing Company Oktoberfest, Southern Tier Brewing Company Pumking, Warlock, Blue Mountain Barrel House Spooky, DuClaw Beers 31, AleWerks Brewing Company Pumpkin, Starr Hill Brewing Company Boxcar, Great Divide Brewing Company Hoss Lager.

THE BIER GARDEN, 438 High St., Portsmouth
Hours: (Dining) Tue-Thu: 11 am - 9 pm, Fri-Sat: 11 am - 10 pm, Sun: 12-9 pm; (Bar) 7 days a week until 2 am 
Family owned and operated by the Osfolk family since 1997, The Bier Garden is a German restaurant and bar, combining authentic Bavarian cuisine with a stellar European beer selection and a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Whether you enjoy yourself in one of our two cozy indoor dining rooms, relax on our popular patio, or spend time with friends at the bar you are sure to feel at home. Come in and experience a bit of old world charm and gemutlichkeit with The Bier Garden family.
Garden Tap List: 
A’Chouffe Houblon Chouffe, Ayinger Brau Weisse, Ayinger Oktoberfest, Ballast Point Sculpin IPA, Blackthorn Cider, Caracole Saxo, Chimay Premier, De Glazen Toren Canaster, Heller Rauchbier Marzen, Hofstettner Hochzeitsbier, Lindemans Framboise, Manneken Pis Wit, Murphy’s Irish Stout, Reissdorf Kolsch, Rogue Pumpkin Patch Nitro, Schneider Aventinus, Schneider Hopfenwiesse, Spaten Franziskaner Dunkel Weisse, St. Bernardus ABT 12, Van Steenberge Gulden Draak 9000, Weltenburger Barock Kloster Dunkel
Coming soon: Ayinger Celebrator, Hardywood Great Return IPA, Eggenberg Dunkel

BERRET’S SEAFOOD & TAPHOUSE GRILL, Merchants’ Square, 199 S Boundary St., Williamsburg
Hours: Mon - Sun, 1130 am - 9:30 pm
The Taphouse Grill is our casual outdoor bar and grill that celebrates a more contemporary Virginia than our historic neighbors across Duke of Gloucester Street. The menu features seafood, chicken and beef, highlighting Virginia specialties such as oysters, crab, and fresh produce. Steamed whole Virginia blue crabs are available during the summer. The Taphouse has a full bar that includes a wine menu featuring unique selections that highlight award winning wines from across the state, and a beer menu with more local microbrews on tap than any other outdoor restaurant in the area. Live music is featured on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays (weather permitting). Every Thursday during the summer is Steal the Pint Night. A different brewery is featured each night with 4 unique draft beers. Keep the glass, enjoy a great meal and listen to some local music.
Thu, Oct 16 - Pint Night each Thursday at 6:00 pm! With Live music starting at 7:00 pm
Fri, Oct 17 - Live music with ‘John Spence’, 7:00 pm
Sat, Oct 18 - Live music with ‘Jukes Boogie Duo’, 7:00 pm

DoG (Duke of Gloucester) STREET PUB, Merchants’ Square, 401 W Duke of Gloucester St., Williamsburg
Hours: Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am, Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am, Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am 
Williamsburg took the best of England and made it American. Chef David Everett continues the trend with his unique take on the British Gastropub.
Draft List : Cask Ale - Green Flash Imperial IPA, Bell’s Lager of the Lakes, Green Flash Plum Little Freak, Sarasola Sidra, Brouwerij de Dolle Arabier, Green Flash Hop Le Freak, Alewerks Springhouse, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, Bell’s Expedition Stout, Green Flash Green Bullet, Starr Hill The Love, Art Cervesers Flama, Alewerks Old Stitch, Green Flash Hop Odyssey Citra Sessions, Thornbridge Kipling, Bold Rock Cider, Green Flash Hop Odyssey White IPA
New sliders every Thursday paired with 3 craft brews, 5 - 9:00 pm
Drink Happy - Be Safe

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