Monday, December 8, 2014

Local Tidewater VA Brew Happenings

Steal the Pint/Glass Nights:
Mon, Dec 8 - Pint Night with Breckenridge Brewing Co., Park Lane Tavern, 5:00 pm, Peninsula Town Center, Hampton. Our regular Monday night Pint Night will feature Breckenridge Brewing’s Vanilla Porter. We’ll also have Live Music from Brian Sewell at 6:30 pm.
Thu, Dec 11 - Blue Mountain Brewery Steal the Pint Night and Beer Dinner, Water Street Grille, 6:30 pm, 323 Water St., Yorktown. First Course: Full Nelson Pale Ale Paired with Beer Cheese Soup with a Flash-Fried Oyster; Second Course: Kolsch 151 Paired with Warm Smoked Salmon over Spinach, Candied Bacon, Deviled Crab Egg, Bleu Cheese and Apple Vinaigrette; Third Course: A Hopwork Orange IPA Paired with a Braised Short Rib with Smoked Gouda Polenta and Sweet Red Onion Jam; Dessert Course: Dark Hollow BA Imperial Stout Paired with Bananas Foster. $40 pp + tax and gratuity. Please Call (757)369-5644 For Reservations!
Thu, Dec 11 - Wintertide Tapping, Hampton Taphouse, 6:00 pm, 17 E. Queens Way, Hampton. Christmas beers are coming to town! You’ll need a sleigh and magical reindeer to find more winter seasonals. Pours include Bison Organic Gingerbread, Blue Mountain Long Winter’s Nap, Peak Winter Session, Port City Tidings, Saint Bernardus Christmas, Samichlaus, Shipyard GingerBreadHead, and many others.
Thu, Dec 11 - Pint Night with New Belgium Brewing Company, The Public House, 5:00 pm, 1112 Colley Ave., Norfolk, VA. Come by, enjoy some great beers, hang with our friends from the brewery, and snag a pint!
Thu, Dec 11 - Star Hill Brewery Tap Invasion, Tubby’s Tavern, 6:00 pm, 2224 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach. $3 Draft Pints, $15 Queen Cut Prime Rib w/ Potato & Veggie, $19 AYCE Snow Crab Legs w/ Corn & Slaw
Thu, Dec 11 - Tap Takeover and Pint Night with Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery, Home Republic, 6:00 pm, 328 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach. Featuring Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery on tap! Til Sunset Session IPA, Magic Beaver Pale Ale, 12th Night Spiced Quad, Three Chopt Triple. Did we mention it starts during our Happy Hour, 3 - 7:00 pm.
Mon, Dec 15 - Pint Night with Victory Brewing Co., Park Lane Tavern, 5:00 pm, Peninsula Town Center, Hampton. Our regular Monday night Pint Night will feature Victory Brewing’s Winter Cheers Wheat Ale. We’ll also have Live Music from Brian Sewell at 6:30 pm.
Thu, Dec 18 - Pint Night with Young Veterans Brewing Company, The Public House, 5:00 pm, 1112 Colley Ave., Norfolk, VA. Come by, enjoy some great beers, hang with our friends from the brewery, and snag a pint!
Thu, Dec 18 - Tap Takeover and Pint Night with Foothills Brewing, Home Republic, 6:00 pm, 328 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach. Featuring Foothills Brewing seasonals Beer on Tap. Did we mention it starts during our Happy Hour, 3-7 pm.
Mon, Dec 22 - Pint Night with Troeg’s Brewing Co., Park Lane Tavern, 5:00 pm, Peninsula Town Center, Hampton. Our regular Monday night Pint Night will feature Troeg’s Mad Elf Ale. Brewed with sweet and sour cherries, local PA honey and chocolate malt, then fermented and aged with a spicy Belgian yeast strain, this cheerful ruby red holiday ale boasts significant warming strength that underlies its pleasant yet intriguing flavor. We’ll also have Live Music from Brian Sewell at 6:30 pm.
Tue, Dec 23 - Ugly Sweater Party and Goose Island Steal the Pint Night, The Cove Restaurant, 6 - 9:00 pm, 3701 Strawberry Plains Rd, Williamsburg. Hey folks Happy Holidays! It’s an Ugly Sweater Party at The Cove Tavern! Prizes will be given to the ugliest sweaters, and Goose Island will be on tap! With Live Music by Kevin Bleakley, No cover!
Thu, Dec 27 - Steal The Pint Night, with O’Connor Brewing, Oceans and Ale, Prime Outlets, Richmond Rd, Williamsburg. Live Music with Kevin Bleakly.

Brew Fest/Beer Festivals:

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
11 Beers now on Tap!: Including Just Released seasonal Bold Man oyster stout, Hop Trick triple hopped IPA, Pecan Porter, 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!
O’Connor Brewing Company earned the Gold in the hotly contested ‘Brewery of the Year’ category for the 2014 VEER Golden Tap Awards! ‘Red Nun’ won earned VEER’s top spot for local Amber/red ales and second place for ‘Beer of the Year’, while Norfolk Canyon Pale Ale, Pecan Porter, and Great Dismal Black IPA also garnered Gold from VEER voters.
Tue, Dec 9 - TACO TUESDAY. We’ll have one of our favorite food trucks serving up tasty taco treats, 4-8:00 pm.
Wed, Dec 10 - VINYL NIGHT & BEER RELEASE. 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. Also come join us for the official release of Ibrik! This Turkish Coffee Imperial was made collaboratively by our brewers, the roasters at Three Ships Coffee, and local artist Ashley Phipps. Ibrik is an Imperial Stout named for the special pots used in the production of Turkish coffee. This beer brings together light roasted coffee with dark roasted malts to create a beer with a complex malty palate. The use of freshly ground cardamom and Ceylon cinnamon draw further inspiration from Turkish coffee and create subtle spice notes that entwine with the rich character of this beer. Cheers!
Thu, Dec 11 - 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, Dec 12 - 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 food from one of our favorite food trucks ‘Hashi’ (Southern/Asian Fusion).
Sat, Dec 13 - On Saturdays now we’re open from noon to nine, we’ll have Live Music by the ‘Blue Ribbon’ from 5 - 8 pm, and we’ll have delicious Street food by ‘Island Krave Caribbean Bistro’, from 3 to 8 pm.
Sun, Dec 14 - SECOND SUNDAY BRUNCH/SIN NIGHT. Every SECOND SUNDAY we welcome pop-up waffle shop Waffletina to the brewery for a one-of-a-kind brunch, from noon to 3 pm, or until the waffles run out. Then, if you work in a bar or restaurant, we’ve got an exclusive happy hour just for you! Please bring in a recent pay stub as proof that you’re an industry employee, every Sunday from 3 - 6 pm.

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.
9 beers on tap including seasonals: Re-release of ‘Holiday Helper’, a copiously dry-hopped ale, boasts a crisp, sweet, spicy aroma. Its chocolate and caramel malts stand up to New Zealand’s Southern Cross hops’ piney flavor, making this beer dangerously clean and smooth. Also the New Velvet Glove bourbon barrel-aged imperial stout, II (Two) our Second Anniversary IPA, Safety Dance pilsner, 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!
Smartmouth earned the Gold in the Tasting Room category for the 2014 VEER Golden Tap Awards! Our very own Notch 9 Double IPA won ‘Beer of the Year’, while other Smartmouth beers that scored Gold in the VEER poll this year included Rule G in the IPA category, Alter Ego Saison in the Belgian Ale category, and Missing Digit Hemp Session IPA in the Session Ale category.
Wed, Dec 10 - National Lager Day, visit the Tasting room for a pint of the recently re-released ‘Safety Dance’ pilsner, an special Pilsner glasses on sale.
Thu, Dec 11 - Special Firkin of Cowcatcher Milk Stout, with mint & Cocoa nibs, along with delicious food from ‘Karnage Asada’ food truck, 4:30 - 8:00 pm.
Fri, Dec 12 - Stop by the Tasting Room during the Chelsea Neighborhood Winter Solstice Open House 4:30 - 9:00 pm, (note extended hours), ‘Karnage Asada’ will be back with more Tasty food.
Sat, Dec 13 - Live Music by ‘Dreck Smith’ from 4:30-6:30 pm, and Delicious food from ‘CXB BBQ & Eats’ Food Truck.
Sun, Dec 14 - Peace & Pints Yoga in the Tasting room, 10:00 am - Noon.

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 - Riptide Altbier, Hurricane Wheat Ale, Ghost Ship Pale Ale, Hammerhead IPA, Turncoat American Red Ale, Hoptopus Double IPA, SeaDevil Imperial Stout
Hoptopus Double IPA scored Gold in the Imperial IPA category of the 2014 VEER Golden Tap Awards!
Fri, Dec 12 - Join us for our Fresh Beer & one our favorite food trucks ‘Bro’s Fish Tacos’ serving up good eats from 3 - 7 pm!
Sat, Dec 13 - Join us for a fresh Cask of Beer while one of our favorite food trucks ‘Lucky Peach’ serves up their awesome menu starting at 1 pm. Come get Lucky!
Sun, Dec 14 - GROWLER POWER HOURS!! The Weekend’s not over! We have our Growler Power Hours from 2-4:00 pm with discounts on all growler and grenade fills!

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
SEVEN BEERS Now on Draft, first time ever! New Recruit honey blonde ale, Pineapple Grenade Hefeweizen, Semper FI.P.A., Big Red Rye IPA, Jet Noise Double IPA, Night Vision American stout, and C4 India Brown Ale! Come get your growlers filled!
Check it out! Pineapple Grenade wins Gold in the German Weizen category for the 2014 VEER Golden Tap Awards! We also won Silver for Session Beer with our ‘Young Recruit’!
Tue, Dec 9 - Taco ‘freakin’ Tuesday! Don’t miss it! ‘Seoul 757’ will be on site starting at 1500 hours (3 pm).
Fri, Dec 12 - ‘CXB BBQ & Eats’ will be here to pair up their awesome food with our delicious fresh beer, starting around 1500.
Sat, Dec 13 - Beer Release Party: Winter Seasonal ‘Truce in the Forest’ Imperial White IPA, with ‘Pizza Bella Vista’ on site, and Live Music by Jeremy Mangrum, and PC Duo, 12 noon - 11 pm.

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, Witch of Pungo pumpkin Ale, False Cape Amber Ale, Steel Pier Bohemian Lager, Atlantic Ave IPA, and Beach Cruiser Pale Ale.
Nut Quacker is on tap! Walnuts, cinnamon, ginger, and vanilla bean. Tasty Holliday treat! Come by and see us!
Wow! Our own Witch of Pungo pumpkin ale won Silver for Pumpkin Beers in the 2014 VEER Golden Tap Awards! And Queen Ann’s Revenge Stout won Silver for Strong Ales!
Wed, Dec 10 - Open Mic night starting at 7 pm!
Thu, Dec 11 - Vinyl Night! Spinning records starting at 7 pm, hosted by Vinyl Daze Record Shop.
Fri, Dec 12 - ‘Firkin Friday!’ Come out and enjoy some Cask Ale. We only have one firkin that will be tapped at 3 pm and when it’s gone it’s gone.
Sun, Dec 14 - Food Truck Sunday. we will be teaming up with Zeke’s Beans and bowls to present food trucks on Sundays from 1-5pm.

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.
Beers on Tap: Black Forest Ale, Nut Brown Ale, Feast of St. George, Pilsner, Porter, Oktoberfest, English IPA, Golden Ale, Winter Scotch, and Larry’s Lemonade.
We won Gold in the 2014 VEER Golden Tap Awards for our Nut Brown Ale, Silver with our Porter, and Bronze for our Winter/Russian Imperial Stout!
Tue, Dec 9 - 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, Dec 12 - 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)!

PLEASURE HOUSE BREWING, 3025 Shore Dr., Virginia Beach
Hours: Wed/Thu 3 - 10:00 pm, Fri 3 - 11:00 pm, Sat 12 - 11:00 pm, Sun 12 - 9:00 pm 
WE ARE NOW OPEN!!! At Pleasure House Brewing we are passionate about two things: making great beer and serving our community!
Our line-up starting Thurs: Local Tourist-American IPA featuring Yarillo hops, Pale Surfer-British Pale Mild Ale, Pope’s Holiday Ale-Belgian style Tripel, Wreck Diver-Black Saison with Juniper Berries and Orange Peel, Black Drum-Black IPA; Also we’ll feature two new Fleeting Pleasures at some point this weekend: S’mores Beer, Topaz IIPA
Tue, Dec 9 - Hop Yoga at 6:00 pm
1. Starting on December 10, we will expand to open on Wed from 3 - 10 pm. More time for our beers and your company - can’t go wrong with that!
2. We have GIFT CARDS. just in time for the holidays, and have ordered another 72 growlers since we sold 65 of this lot in the last three days.
3. Thanks to your support, we have been able to place a deposit for five 7-Barrel (210 gallon) stainless jacketed fermenters! This will double our capacity and enable us to take our beers to the next level. The fermenters should arrive in mid-February.
4. We will be brewing 7BBL batches of Imperial Stout and American Barleywine to get us all through the coldest months of winter. Winter Champs Stout will be brewed in about two weeks and should be on for January. Our Barleywine will be brewed on New Year’s Eve and go on tap in late January or early February.

Up and Coming Brewers -
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.
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 have so much to give thanks for this year, thanks to each of you! We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving filled with family, friends and great beer. Keep your fingers crossed for us that our boiler inspection goes well. We are so close we can almost taste the Russian Imperial Stout!

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.

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.
Featuring 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! 
* 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!
On Tap: Evolution’s Rise Up coffee stout on Nitro, Del Borgo’s Maledetta Z saison soured in Zin barrels, Founders Backwoods Bastard Bourbon Barrel Scotch Ale, The Briery White Oak 2013 Bourbon Barrel Wheatwine, OEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores) Solaris Tart Cider/Beer Blend, Etienne Dupont Cidre Bouche Champagne Cider, Stiegl Radler Grapefruit Beer, Del Ducato Verdi Anniversario Scotch Barrel Chili Stout, Del Borgo BdbBi(g)BodyIbu Italian IPA, Thornbridge Jaipur English IPA, Italiano Vudu Dunkelweizen, Green Flash Green Bullet Imperial IPA, Kiuchi Hitachino Nest White, Champion Tart Berliner Weiss, Stillwater Classique Post Modern Saison, Against the Grain 35k milk stout, Evil Twin Sour Bikini Beer Sour Session IPA, BFM Bon Chien 2012 Sour Biere de Garde, Del Borgo’s Maledetta remix of Belgian Saison and British IPA, Mikkeller’s Red/White Xmas blend of Red Ale and Witbier.
We won GOLD for Best Overall Draft Beer Selection (Number of taps/quality) in the 2014 VEER Golden Tap Awards! Also Gold and Silver in the ‘Best Indoor or Small Beer Event’ category.
Wed, Dec 10 - Wednesday Night 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, Dec 11 - Cheesemonger Thursday, with special cheese platter offerings.
Fri, Dec 12- 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, Dec 13 - Happy Hour is from 3-5 pm with Growler Fills and Draft Flight specials

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.
Every Thu - Pint Night each Week, starting at 5:00 pm!

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.
Awarded GOLD for ‘Best Beer and Live music’ in the 2014 VEER Golden Tap Awards!
Every Tue - AYCE Ribs
Every Wed - Wing Wednesday! $.39 Wings
Fri, Dec 12 - Live Music by Karacell, Dead Love Alive, and The Lou Breeders, 9:30 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!
Lynnhaven Pub wins Gold for ‘Best Dive Bar Beer Selection’ in the 2014 VEER Golden Tap Awards!
Tap Line-up: Del Ducato Baciami Lipsia Gose, O’Connor’s El Guapo Agave IPA, Founders’ Breakfast Stout, Evil Twin Molotov Cocktail Imperial IPA, Devils Backbone Blue Ridge Hop Revival Pale Ale, Founders’ Dark Penance Black IPA
Every Fri - Charlotte Hour, from 5 - 8:00 pm. 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.

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!
Draft List: Guinness Draught, Blue Moon Belgian White, Beach Brewing Co. Hoptopus, Allagash White, Duchesse De Bourgogne, O’Connor El Guapo, Bells Two Hearted Ale, Young Veteran’s Pineapple Grenade, Port City Porter, Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat, New Belgium La Folie, Bold Rock, Heavy Seas Small Craft, Duvel Belgian Strong Pale Ale, Ommegang Fleur De Houblon, Terrapin Recreation Ale, Heritage The Teddy American Pale Ale, St. George Larry’s Lemonade, Devils Backbone Vienna Lager, Champion Killer Kolsch, Boulevard Saison-Brett, Young Veterans Beach Stormer Black Rye IPA, Lagunitas Night Time Black IPA, O’Connor Spyhop, Starr Hill Whiter Shade of Pale White IPA, Avery 21 Anniversary Ale Imperial Brown, Young Veterans Jet Noise 2XIPA, Breckenridge 471 2XIPA, Terrapin Nitro Full of Balarney, Dogfish Head Red and White, AleWerks Shorty Time IPA
Every Mon - Military Mondays, offering a 50% discount of your meal with a valid military I.D.
Every Tue - $2.50 Tuesdays, domestic draft beer special.
Every Wed - Wine-Down Wednesdays, 50% off select wine. Live Music, 8 pm
Every Thu - Virginia Craft Beer Night, $3 Pints of local and regional craft beers. Live Music, 9 pm
Fri/Sat - Live Music 9 pm; Sun - 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
NFL Nights (Sun, Mon, & Thu) - Half-A-Tizers, buy two get the 2nd half price.
Every Thu - Draft Beer Night, from 4-9:00 pm we offer 50% off our rotating Drafts!
Every Fri - Ladies Night, Live Music by Borderline Crazy, 9:00 pm
Every Sat - Locals Night, 15% off food order with proof. Live Music by BJ Griffen & Galaxy Groove, 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.
We won GOLD for best Coffeeshop beer selection in the 2014 VEER Golden Tap Awards!
Wed, Dec 10 - Pizza and a Pint, on the Porch, $8, 4 - 9 pm
Thu, Dec 11 - Beer School featuring Alewerks Brewing Tap Takover, 6:30 pm, pay at the door.
Fri, Dec 12 - 2 lb bucket O’ Wings, $10, 4 - 9 pm
Sat, Dec 13 - Keg Tapping, w/ Epic’s “Big Bad Baptist Stout”, 3 pm
Sun, Dec 14 - Bonfire Magazine Food Truck Rodeo, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm. Confirmed vendors this month: Sofrito, Twisted Sisters Cupcakes & Sugar Shack Cafe, Malbon’s BBQ “The Flying Pig”, The Coop - Virginia, Bro’s Fish Tacos LLC and Pizza Bella Vista - Catering Authentic Neapolitan Pizza. Plus we’ll have live holiday music.

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.
Thu, Dec 11 - Come to our Wintertide Tapping where you’ll find more Christmas beers than most bars serve beers total: AleWerks Brewing Company Marley’s Lament, Anderson Valley Brewing Company Winter Solstice, Bell’s Brewery, Inc. (Official) Christmas (bottles), Bison Organic Beer Gingerbread Ale, Blue Mountain Barrel House Long Winter’s Nap, Natty Greene’s Brewing Co. Red Nose Winter, New Holland Brewing Co. Cabin Fever, Peak Organic Brewing Winter Session, Port City Brewing Company Tidings, St. Bernardus Brewery Christmas Ale, St George Brewing Co Winter Scotch, Samichlaus Bier, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company Celebration, Shipyard Brewing Company GingerBreadHead, and Stone Brewing’s Enjoy By 12.26.14.

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:
Ayinger Celebrator, Ayinger Jahrhundert, Baladin Al-iksir, Brigand Winter, Chimay Premier, DeDolle Arabier, Dogfish Punkin’, Green Flash Double IPA, Hardywood Gingerbread Stout, Lindemans Frambiose, Kasteel Triple, Kostritzer Schwarzbier, Monty Python’s Holy Grail Ale, Murphys Irish Stout, Rodenbach Grand Cru, Schneider Aventinus, Schneider Eisbock, Schneider Hopfenweisse, Stone Bang Bang, St. Bernardus ABT 12, Van Steenberge Gulden Draak 9000, Weihenstephaner Hefe-Dunkel, Wurzburger Julius Echter Hefeweizen

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 - Alewerks Coffeehouse Stout, Alewerks Grand Illumination 2014, Aecht Schlenkerla Urbock, Evil Twin Femme Fatale Noir, Ridgeway Criminally Bad Elf, BFM Abbaye De Saint Bon-Chien 2013, Founders Big Lushious, Birra Del Borgo Bdbbi{G}Bodyibu, Kiuchi Hitachino Nest Red Rice Ale, Founders Oatmeal Stout Nitro, Devils Backbone Gold Leaf Lager, Bold Rock Virginia Apple, Lagunitas Brown Shugga’, Alewerks Marley’s Lament, Founders All Day IPA, Hardywood Park Pils, Firestone Walker Pale 31
This year’s DoG Street Pub Craft Beer Festival Won SILVER in the ‘Best Local Outdoor Beer Festival’ category of the 2014 VEER Golden Tap Awards! And we won GOLD for ‘Best Beer with Outdoor Patio.’ Come visit before it gets cold again!
Every Thu - New sliders paired with 3 craft brews, 5 - 9:00 pm
Drink Happy - Be Safe

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