Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Local Tidewater VA Brew Happenings

Steal the Pint/Glass Nights:
Every Sun - Craft Brewer Tap Takeovers/Steal the Pint, Lager Heads Restaurant, 5:30 - 8:00 pm, 3315 Atlantic Avenue at the Hilton Garden Inn, Virginia Beach Oceanfront. Featuring Beer Reps and giveaways.
Dec 21 - Devils Backbone Brewing & Bold Rock Cider
Jan 4 - Starr Hill Brewing
Jan 11 - St George’s Brewing
Jan 18 - AleWerks Brewing
Jan 25 - O’Connor Brewing
Every Thu - Craft Beer Tasting, Grape & Gourmet, 4:30 - 7:00 pm, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd, VB. We feature 5-7 new seasonal or newly arrived beers at each tasting.  We try to focus on new arrivals so that you can “try before you buy”.  This is a great way to try different styles/types of beer that you may have had an interest in, and we have a dump bucket if you don’t care for it.
Thu, Dec 18 - Starr Hill Pint Night, The Point at Phoebus, 30 E. Mellen Street, Hampton. Join us for Thursday Pint Night as we continue to celebrate our featured VA Brewery of the Month, Starr Hill Brewing Company.
Thu, Dec 18 - 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 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. The line-up: Hoppyum IPA, Jade IPA, People’s Porter, and Torch Pilsner. Did we mention it starts during our Happy Hour, 3-7 pm.
Sat Dec 20 - Evolution Tap Takeover, Tapped Gastropub, 6:00 pm, East Hilltop, 1550 Laskin Rd #198, Virginia Beach. Featuring: Lot #3, Lot #6, and Rise Up Stout.
Sun-Wed, Dec 21-24 - 4 Days of Hardywood Park Brewing Pint Nights, The Public House, 5:00 pm, 1112 Colley Ave., Norfolk, VA.
Sun, Dec 21 - The Original Gingerbread Stout, and their Hazelnut Stout
Mon, Dec 22 - Bourbon Barrel aged Gingerbread Stout, and Virginia Blackberry Wit
Tue, Dec 23 - Rum Barrel-aged Gingerbread Stout, and Rye Barrel-aged Pumpkin Ale
Wed, Dec 24 - Christmas Morning Gingerbread Stout, and Hazelnut Stout
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 25 - Christmas Night Pint Night, with St. Bernardus Brewery, The Public House, 5:00 pm, 1112 Colley Ave., Norfolk, VA. Come by, enjoy some great beers, hang with our friends from Belgium’s St. Bernadus Watou, and snag a Christmas pint!
Sat, Dec 27 - Steal The Pint Night, with O’Connor Brewing, Oceans and Ale, Prime Outlets, Richmond Rd, Williamsburg. Live Music with Kevin Bleakly.
Mon, Dec 29 - Pint Night with Abita Brewing Co., Park Lane Tavern, 5:00 pm, Peninsula Town Center, Hampton. Our regular Monday night Pint Night will feature Louisiana’s Abita Brewing Company’s Purple Haze, a lager brewed with real raspberries added after filtration. We’ll also have Live Music from Brian Sewell at 6:30 pm.

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.
** Center Of The Universe (COTU) Brewing Tap Takeover - To help celebrate the release of Orange is the New Stout, our collaboration beer with COTU Brewing we are hosting a COTU Tap Takeover! Starting on Tuesday, December 16, we will have on tap at our brewery: Orange is the New Stout imperial chocolate stout with fresh oranges and sea salt, El Duderino decadent chocolate milk stout, and Pocahoptas a hop forward IPA. The taps will stay up through Wednesday and Thursday, SO LONG AS WE STILL HAVE BEER LEFT! Keep in mind we will only be bringing down a limited amount of each, so be sure to get here early for your pint. For this same reason, we will not be able to offer growler fills of any of the guest taps, either. We will be offering a special stout flight, featuring Orange is the New Stout and El Duderino, alongside the three OBC stouts we will have on tap: Bold Man Oyster Stout, Ibrik Imperial Turkish Coffee Stout, and ODIS. Collaborate and create!
Tue, Dec 16 - TACO TUESDAY. We’ll have one of our favorite food trucks serving up tasty taco treats, 4-8:00 pm.
Wed, Dec 17 - 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, Dec 18 - 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 19 - 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 20 - This Saturday we’re only open from noon-3 pm, due to a private event in the brewery. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope that you will come by during these abbreviated hours.
Sun, Dec 21 - SIN NIGHT. 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.
Upcoming - Save the Dates:
Fri, Dec 26 - Tacky Sweater Party, 4 - 9:00 pm
Sat, Dec 27 - What the Truck?!? Karnage Asada 1st B-Day Party and Food Truck Rodeo, Noon - 8:00 pm, with more than TEN Local Food Trucks on site!

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 17 - Pete’s Pub Trivia, from 5:30 - 7:30 pm. Get here early!
Thu, Dec 18 - Delicious Pies and Slices from ‘Pizza Bella Vista’ authentic wood fired Neapolitan Pizza, 4:30 - 8:00 pm.
Fri, Dec 19 - Delicious food from ‘Bro’s Fish Tacos’, 4:30 - 8:00 pm.
Sat, Dec 20 - Live Music by ‘Uncle Jack’ from 4:30-6:30 pm, and Delicious food from ‘Karnage Asada’ Food Truck.
Upcoming - Save the Date:
Fri, Dec 26 - Beer Release Party: Bandwagon Dr Rudy IPA, w/ Live Music by Mercy Creek

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 - Just released Kracken Triple IPA, Riptide Altbier, Hurricane Wheat Ale, Ghost Ship Citra 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 19 - Join us for Hoppy Friday, with discount on all pints and growler fills of our Fresh Beer & one our favorite food trucks ‘CXB BBQ & Eats’ serving up good treats from 3 - 7 pm!
Sat, Dec 20 - Join us for a fresh Cask of Beer while one of our favorite food trucks ‘No Brick Grill’ serves up their awesome menu starting at 1 pm.
Sun, Dec 21 - 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!
Upcoming - Christmas Eve Holiday Hours, from 12 - 3:00 pm, closed Christmas Day.

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 - Just released ‘Truce in the Forest’ Imperial White IPA, New Recruit honey blonde ale, Semper FI.P.A., Big Red Rye IPA, Night Vision American stout, and almost out of 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 16 - Taco ‘freakin’ Tuesday! Don’t miss it! ‘Karnage Asada’ will be on site starting at 1500 hours (3 pm).
Fri, Dec 19 - ‘NY Souvlaki’ will be here to pair up their awesome food with our delicious fresh beer, starting around 1500.
Sat, Dec 20 - ‘Leilani’s Lunch Box’ on site to pair up their awesome food with our delicious fresh beer, starting around 1500.

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 - 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 17 - Open Mic night starting at 7 pm!
Thu, Dec 18 - Vinyl Night! Spinning records starting at 7 pm, hosted by Vinyl Daze Record Shop.
Fri, Dec 19 - ‘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 21 - 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 16 - 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 19 - 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 16 - Hop Yoga at 6:00 pm
We’ve upgraded our dart boards, gotten new darts, and put runner mats and official throw lines in place. It’s time to throw down! Who’s interested in a dart league?
Quick reminder as you start your week: We are OPEN on Wednesdays Now! Drop in between 3 and 9pm for great beer (our West Coast Imperial Red should be ready!) and order some food from a great Shore Drive eatery… no muss, no fuss!

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: Great Divide Yeti 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, Drouin Poire pear cider, Stiegl Radler Grapefruit Beer, Del Ducato “The Birch” Exclusive Verdi aged in iQhilika Chili Mead Barrels, Anderson Valley Winter Solstice, Del Borgo BdbBi(g)BodyIbu Italian IPA, Thornbridge Jaipur English IPA, Italiano Vudu Dunkelweizen, Avery duganA 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 17 - 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 18 - Cheesemonger Thursday, with special cheese platter offerings.
Fri, Dec 19- Friday Nights Pairing Menu - A way to offer a bridge between our beer menu and our cheese! This Friday: Evolution Brewing’s Tim will be collaborating with Malia to pair 4 of Evolution’s line up with exquisite cheeses! The pairings can be ordered individually or they can be ordered together as a flight!
Sat, Dec 20 - 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 19 - Live Music by Mink and Cheef, w/ 11 Ton, 10 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
What’s New on Tap: St. Bernardus Christmas Ale, Mission Hefeweizen, and Ommegang Game of Thrones, rotating taps are Old Rasputen nitro stout, and Bells Xmas Scottish ale
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, 9:00 pm
Every Sat - Locals Night, 15% off food order with proof. Live Music, 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 17 - Pizza and a Pint, on the Porch, $8, 4-9 pm
Thu, Dec 18 - Beer School featuring Blue Mountain Brewing Tap Takeover, 6:30 pm, pay at the door.
Fri, Dec 19 - 2 lb bucket O’ Wings, $10, 4 - 9 pm
Sat, Dec 20 - Keg Tapping, w/ “Arbalest” Oak-aged Ale, 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 (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 Co. 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: A’Chouffe vintage ‘Nice Chouffe, Ayinger Celebrator, Ayinger Jahrhundrt, Baladin Al-iksir, Bitburger Pils, Black Sheep Monty Python’s Holy Grail Ale, Chimay Premier, Dogfish Punkin, Submission Scaldis Noel, Evil Twin Xmas Eve at a NYC Hotel Room, Fullers London Porter, Huyghe Delirium Noel, Lindemans Framboise, Kasteel Triple, Murphy’s Irish Stout, Schneider Aventinus, Schneider Eisbock, Schneider Hopfenweisse, St. Bernardus ABT 12, St. Bernardus Christmas Ale, Stone Enjoy by 12/26/14, Van Steenberge Gulden Draak 9000, Weihenstephaner Hefe Weisse

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-Terrapin Wake ‘N’ Bake, Brouwerij De Dolle Dulle Teve, Birra Del Borgo Perle Ai Porci, Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break Natale, Stillwater Sensory Series 3 Night Vision, BFM Abbaye De Saint Bon-Chien 2013, Bruery Seven Swans A Swimming, Bell’s Christmas, Kiuchi Hitachino Nest Red Rice Ale, Left Hand Sawtooth, Legend Lager, Bold Rock Virginia Apple, Lagunitas Brown Shugga’, Dogfish Head Piercing Pils, Bell’s Two Hearted, 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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