Monday, December 22, 2014

Local Tidewater VA Brew Happenings

Steal the Pint/Glass Nights:
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!
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.

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 seasonals Ibrik Turkish coffee stout and Bold Man oyster stout, Hop Trick triple hopped IPA, 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 23 - TACO TUESDAY. Extended hours in prep for the Holiday 1 - 8:00 pm, and we’ll have one of our favorite food trucks serving up tasty taco treats, 4-8:00 pm.
Wed, Dec 24 - Happy holidays, y’all! We’re off these couple days to spend Christmas with our families. But the holiday spirit continues this weekend with two great events: our Tacky Sweater Party (Fri, Dec 26) and Holiday Food Truck Rodeo (Sat, Dec 27).
Fri, Dec 26 - TACKY SWEATER PARTY, Extended hours for post-holiday replenishment (1 - 9:00 pm), with our tacky holiday sweater party starting at 4 pm. You should come out and wear yours.
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!
Sun, Dec 28 - SIN NIGHT, w/ extended hours. We’re going to be open from 12 noon - 9:00 pm, and 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 24 - Tasting Room open from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm. Grab a last-minute gift and fill a growler for your holiday celebrations!
Thu, Dec 25 - Closed - Merry Christmas!
Fri, Dec 26 - Beer Release Party: Bandwagon Dr. Rudy IPA, and delicious food from ‘Seoul 757 Tacos’, 4:30 - 8:00 pm.
Sat, Dec 27 - Live Music by ‘Mercy Creek’ from 4:30-6:30 pm, and delicious food from ‘Shakey’s Curbside Bistro’ Food Truck.

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 Polaris Winter Tripel, Riptide Altbier, Hurricane Wheat, Ghost Ship Citra Pale, Hammerhead IPA, Turncoat American Red, Hoptopus Double IPA, The Kracken Triple IPA, and SeaDevil Imperial Stout
Hoptopus Double IPA scored Gold in the Imperial IPA category of the 2014 VEER Golden Tap Awards!
Wed, Dec 24 - Open Christmas Eve for Pints and Fills, 12 - 4 pm.
Fri, Dec 26 - Join us for a Post-Christmas fresh Beer & one our favorite food trucks ‘No Brick Grill’ serving up good treats from 3 - 7 pm!
Sat, Dec 27 - Join us for a fresh Cask of Beer while one of our favorite food trucks ‘Hashi’ serves up their awesome menu starting at 1 pm.
Sun, Dec 28 - 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!

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, and Night Vision American stout! 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 23 - Taco ‘freakin’ Tuesday! Don’t miss it! ‘Seoul 757’ will be on site starting at 1500 hours (3 pm).
Sat, Dec 27 - ‘No Brick Grill’ 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 24 - Open Christmas Eve, 11 am - 3 pm!
Thu, Dec 25 - Closed for Christmas Day.
Fri, Dec 26 - ‘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.

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 23 - 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.
Wed, Dec 24 - Our Taproom will be open Christmas Eve, from 10 am - 3 pm, and closed for Christmas Day.
Fri, Dec 26 - 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 23 - Hop Yoga at 6:00 pm
Wed, Dec 24 - We will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day for celebration with our families and friends. May your Christmas bring you all that you need! PHB will re-open on Friday, Dec. 26th
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?

ALEWERKS BREWING COMPANY, 189-B Ewell Road, Williamsburg
Tasting Hours: Mon-Thu 12 - 7 pm, Fri/Sat 12 - 8 pm, Sun 12 - 5 pm
Williamsburg AleWerks is located in the heart of the early colonies in Williamsburg, Virginia. Established in 2006 we have rolled out a broad range of beer offerings and quickly established a reputation for fine beer. We operate a direct fired brick-clad Peter Austin brew house and ferment all our beers in state-of-the-art conical fermentors.
The Alewerks Taproom features 17 beers on tap including a firkin (cask ale). Located around the corner from the Williamsburg Outlet Malls, the taproom is the perfect place to experience great local beers and friendly service. Tours are offered daily (except Sundays) where guests can learn about the history of beer, see the brewery and how beer is made and taste some fresh local beer.
On Tap: Shorty Time IPA, Drake Tail, Tavern Ale, Small Batch #1 Dark Mild Ale, Chaka Latte, Redmarker Ale, Coffeehouse Stout, Washington’s Porter, Chesapeake Pale Ale,
Sat, Jan 3 - Alewerks at Yorktown Pub! The Yorktown Pub on the river front is tapping some Alewerks the first weekend in January. Melissa will be there Saturday from 6-10 pm and Sunday from 2-5 pm with a free pint glass for every Alewerks pint purchased. Live Band Saturday at 9 pm.

BRASS CANNON BREWING, 8105 Richmond Rd., Toano (Williamsburg)
Hours: Mon-Sat 12 - 7:00 pm
Founded by enthusiastic homebrewers, Brass Cannon Brewing is a craft brewery dedicated to the production of high quality brews for sale on tap. We currently offer 6 quality brews at our tap room in Toano, VA. We usually have 4 year-round offerings, 1 seasonal and 1 langrage tap that changes whenever we feel like it.
On Tap: Barrage Brown Ale, Angry Scot Scottish style wee heavy ale, Muzzle Flash American amber ale, and Smoothbore Stout
** The Great Turkish Bombard, our winter seasonal is now available in the tasting room. It is a Turkish Coffee Porter made with cardamom and date sugar!

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 Imperial Stout on Nitro, Del Borgo Maldetta “Z” Zinfandel Barrel Saison, Green Flash Hop Head Red, Stillwater’s Cellar Door sage saison, OEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores) Solaris Tart Cider/Beer Blend, Drouin Poire Perry/ Pear Cider, Stiegl Radler Grapefruit Beer, Del Ducato Verdi “Z” Chili Mead Barrel Sour Stout, Art Flama Spanish Red Ale, Mikkeller Red and White Christmas Festive Hybrid, Thornbridge Jaipur English IPA, Reissdorf Kolsch, Avery duganA Double IPA, Baladin Isaac “Z” Gin Barrel Sour Ale, Evolution Lot 6 Double IPA, Perennial Peach Berliner Weiss Fruited Tart Wheat, Ca l’Arneys Guineu Riner Session IPA, Against the Grain 35K Milk Stout, Kiuchi Hitachino Saison du Japon, BFM Bon Chien 2012 Sour Biere de Garde, Del Borgo Maldetta IPA Saison Blend
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.
Tue, Dec 23 - Last day Pre-Holiday Break, open 3 pm til Midnight. Come get your growlers and trust us packs before they are all gone!!!!
Upcoming: Save the Date - 3rd Annual 43 Hours of Dark, starting Jan 13

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.
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.
Sun-Wed, Dec 21-24 - 4 Days of Hardywood Park Brewing Pint Nights! 5 pm.

TAPHOUSE GRILL GHENT, 931 W. 21st Street, Norfolk
Hours: Mon - Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 am
The ACME of craft beer in Norfolk since 1995; Fresh Fish, Vegetarian Fare, Pastas, Fish Tacos, Burgers, Wraps, Wings, 45 Taps, 100’s of Bottles.

COGAN’S PIZZA, Ghent, 1901 Colonial Ave, Norfolk
Hours: Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am, Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am 
A local favorite since the 1970’s, the Best pizza in Norfolk! Excellent selection of 33 Beers on tap including several seasonal brews! Whether you choose to enjoy a pie with the family in the dining room, a beer with some friends playing air hockey, a seat at the bar or a table on the best front porch/ patio in Ghent, we can guarantee you’ll have a great time!

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!
Fri Dec 26 - Live Music: Big Bobby & The Nightcaps, Great Dismal Swamis, The Real Tears, 8 pm
Sat Dec 27 - Live Music: The Shifty South and special guests PHSO, 10 pm
Jan 1 - Annual Hogs for Hope, New Year’s Day Pig Pickin’ & Oyster Roast to Benefit Hope House, Noon - 5 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!

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 Thu - Virginia Craft Beer Night, $3 Pints of local and regional craft beers. Live Music, 9 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.

HOME REPUBLIC, 328 Laskin Road, Virginia Beach
Hours: Mon-Thu 3 - 10:30 pm , Friday 3 - 11:00 pm, Sat/Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm 
Home Republic is a locally owned brewpub, restaurant, and wine shop. Our mission is to make every customer feel at home by sharing our passion for good beer, wine, and food. We serve our own beer, brewed on-site, locally brewed beers on draft, and bottled beers from around the world.
Every Tue - TRIVIA TUESDAYS. What goes better with beer than a friendly competition for prizes??? We are excited to have Trivia Tuesdays with Smartmouth Trivia and of course, food and drink specials! 7 - 9 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
Every Thu - Draft Beer Night, from 4-9:00 pm we offer 50% off our rotating Drafts!
Fri, Dec 26 - Ladies’ Night Live Music, The Get Down, 9 pm
Sat, Dec 27 - Locals’ Night Live Music, Tennessee Wine, 9 pm

WHISKEY KITCHEN, 2149 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach
Hours: Mon-Thu 11 am - 10 pm, Fri/Sat 11 am - 11 pm, Sun 11 am - 9 pm
Locally brewed, grown and owned. We let our passion for real food and exceptional service be our guide. We use local vendors, and amazing employees to create your dining experience.
An unmatched selection of Bourbons and Whiskeys, plus a large selection of Craft Beers, including 24 Taps!

FIREBREW BAR & GRILL, 1253 Nimmo Parkway, Virginia Beach
Hours: Mon-Thu 11 am - 10 pm, Fri/Sat 11 am - 11 pm, Sun 11 am - 9 pm
Locally owned and managed. Open flame cooking, open kitchen concept, NO-Microwaves or fryers! Our full-service bar provides our guests with a full line of alcoholic drinks, including several local and regional craft beers on draft. Our exclusive self-service wine station allows our guests to “explore, taste, and enjoy” several wines at their own leisure.
Drafts: Blue Mountain Lights Out, Breckenridge Agave Wheat, Devils Backbone Vienna Lager, Foothills Hoppyum IPA, Hardywood Park Great Return, Heritage King’s Mountain, Sam Adams Winter Lager, Smartmouth Cowcatcher Milk Stout, Smartmouth Murphy’s Law Amber Ale, Wild Wolf Blond Hunny Ale, Williamsburg AleWerks Coffeehouse Stout, Young Veterans Pineapple Grenade,
Bottles: Angry Orchard Hard Apple Cider, Blue Moon White, Boulevard Unfiltered Wheat, Corona Extra, Corona Light, Devils Backbone Eight Point IPA, Heineken, Left Hand Milk Stout, O’Connor El Guapo IPA, O’Connor Green Can, Stella Artois, Stone IPA, Yuengling 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 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
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.
Fri, Dec 26 - Live Music w/ Seth Stainback & Roosterfoot, 10 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-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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