This Week’s Local Tidewater Pint Nights / Tap Takeovers / Keg Tappings
Wednesday, Jan 7 -
Smartmouth Brewing Tap Invasion & Steal the Pint, Tubby’s Tavern, 5:00 pm, 2224 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach. Smartmouth Beer is taking over Tubby’s Taps at 5:00 pm with: Alter Ego Saison, Bandwagon IPA, Holiday Helper Red Ale, Notch 9 Double IPA, Rule G IPA, Safety Dance Pilsner
Thursday, Jan 8 - (East to West)
Flying Dog Tap Takeover & Pint Night, Home Republic, 6:00 pm, 328 Laskin Road, Virginia Beach. Come out to Home Republic for Tap Takeover Thursday, featuring Flying Dog Brewery! Did we mention it starts during our Happy Hour? 3-7 everyday!
Beer School, The Porch at Whole Foods Market, 6:30 pm, 1800 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach. Beer School on the Porch, featuring Champion Brewing. Taste some great Craft Beer while learning differences in types and flavors. Pay at the door.
HK on the Bay’s Steal the Pint Night, with New Belgium Brewing, 4600 Lookout Rd, Virginia Beach. We will be pouring: Fat Tire, Portage Porter (New Belgium’s first porter), 1554 (draft only), Rampant. Come out and hang with Geoff Rifkin, eat some good food and drink some great beer.
Sierra Nevada Pint Night, Belmont House of Smoke, 7-9:00 pm, 2117 Colonial Avenue, Norfolk. Don’t miss our first pint night of the new year! We’ll be featuring Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, the Nooner Pilsner, & Neomexicanus!
Thirsty Thursday and Burger Night, O’Connor Brewing Company, 4-8:00 pm, 211 W. 24th Street, Norfolk. 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!
Pint Night with Founders Brewing, The Public House, 5:00 pm, 1112 Colley Ave., Norfolk. Come by, enjoy some great beers, hang with our friends from the brewery, and snag a pint! We have All Day IPA, Backwoods Bastard Scotch Ale, and some seriously special seasonals including Breakfast Stout and Black Rye, a dry-hopped dark ale. We tap the kegs at 5 pm, see you then!
Beer Release and Bakehouse Pizza, Smartmouth Brewing Company, 3-7:00 pm, 1309 Raleigh Ave #300, Norfolk. Guess what we found??? Just in the nick of time to help break those resolutions, we will be tapping an old favorite, a couple of secret reserve kegs of Velvet Glove! Plus we’ll have delicious pizzas available and delivered by our neighbor ‘Chelsea Bakehouse’.
Featured Brewery of the Month: Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, The Point at Phoebus, 30 E. Mellen Street, Hampton. For the entire month of January, Hardywood Park Craft Brewery of Richmond, VA will be our featured brewery of the month. Local craft brews paired with farm to table foods ensures a memorable local experience. Each Thursday we will host a pint night and the last Thursday of the month a representative from the brewery will be visiting The Point. Join us as we continue to support local farms and breweries. Did you know Hardywood uses local ingredients in their brewing whenever possible? Bring in the new year supporting local business. Hope to see everyone at The Point at Phoebus.
Alewerks Brewing Pint Night/Tap Takeover, The Cove Tavern, 6:00 pm, 3701 Strawberry Plains Road, Williamsburg. Join us as Local Brewery Alewerks takes over our taps on our 4 Seasons Patio! Take a glass home with you! Featuring Alewerks Featured Brews: Chesapeake Pale Ale, Drake Tail Ale, Coffeehouse Stout, Tavern Ale. Music by Nathan Lienard
Heavy Seas New Beer Release and Tap Takeover, Oceans & Ale, 5:00 pm, Prime Outlets, 5601 Richmond Road, Williamsburg. Heavy Seas Brewing is back at Oceans & Ale and they brought some new beers for us to try! Help us sample the newly released Deep Six Porter, and Crossbones Session IPA. On top of those we will be tapping Gold Ale, Powder Monkey Pale Ale, Small Craft Warning, Big DIPA and of course everyone’s favorite Loose Cannon!! That’s 7 Heavy Seas beers for you to sample at once!! On top of all that Sammy Lee will be making his return to the stage at Oceans & Ale for the first time in over a year!!! So give your friends a call and ask them “What ARRRRRGHHH you doing tonight?!?”
Friday, Jan 9 -
Evolution Craft Brewing Pin Tapping, Lynnhaven Pub, 6:00 pm, Virginia Beach. Join us for a special night of Craft Beer from Evolution Craft Brewing Company in Salisbury, MD featuring a pin tapping on the patio with Evolution’s No. 3 IPA, No. 6 double IPA, Lucky 7 porter, the new Sprung golden ale, Haymaker pale ale, and also a special tapping of Prelude Black bourbon barrel-aged black ale.
Saturday, Jan 10 -
Special Cask Tapping, Back Bay Brewing, 3-10 pm, 614 Norfolk Avenue, Virginia Beach. Firkin Cask! Come out and enjoy some Cask Ale; This week We’ll have another firkin of Queen Anne’s Stout (coffee and coconut). We only have one firkin that will be tapped at 3 pm and when it’s gone it’s gone.
Sunday, Jan 11 -
Second Sunday Brunch, O’Connor Brewing Company, Noon-3:00 pm, 211 W. 24th Street, Norfolk. 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. Pair their tasty treats with our Fresh Beers for a one-of-a-kind Breakfast.
Sunday Brewer Series, Lager Heads, 5:30 pm, at the Hilton Garden Inn, 3315 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach. Come meet the brewers and try the beer, it’s perfect to be here sipping with a friend.
Monday, Jan 12 -
Pint Night, Park Lane Tavern, 5:00 pm, Peninsula Town Center, Hampton. Our regular Monday Night Pint Night. We’ll also have Live Music from Brian Sewell at 6:30 pm.