Monday, August 3, 2015

Local Brew Happenings Tidewater VA

August is Virginia Craft Beer Month!
Sat, Aug 8 - 3rd Annual Eastern Shore’s Own Craft Beer & Music Festival, ESO Arts Center, 2-8:30 pm, 15293 King St, Belle Haven. Sample over 35 regional microbrews, local BBQ, seafood, wings and more! Wine and sodas also available. Music by VA Beach band Guava Jam and Salisbury, MD’s Chris English. Since this is our major fundraiser, we are also raffling a Weber Genesis grill (donated by OBS-Eastville) and original artwork by local artist Bethany Simpson. Enjoy 50/50 raffles and cornhole too! All proceeds benefit arts education programming here at ESO Arts Center. (757) 442-3226 |
Sat, Aug 29 - Neptune’s Coastal Craft Beer Fest, 31st Street Park, 1 - 6:00 pm, Oceanfront at Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach. Join us for Neptune’s Inaugural Coastal Craft Beer Festival - enjoy the best brews from across the Commonwealth and beyond, food trucks, live music, and more! Rain or Shine.
Sat, Aug 29 - Inaugural Tap! Tap! Craft Beer Festival, Historic Greenbrier Farms Nursery, 2 - 7:00 pm, 225 Sign Pine Road, Chesapeake. Chesapeake’s First Beer Festival. Unlimited free samples of over 20 beers - $35. Food available for sale from your favorite local food trucks, including Pizza Bella Vista, Karnage Asada, and The Lucky Peach. Entertainment by Jesse Chong and Seth Stainback & Roosterfoot. Purchase a growler and fill it with your favorite beer! Limited amount of tickets available, be sure to purchase before the price goes up August 1st. You can bring your own lawn chairs, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages to Tap! Tap! (All coolers will be subject to inspection)
Sat, Sep 12 - 2nd Annual Virginia Craft Beer and Wine Festival, nTelos Wireless Pavilion, 12-5:00 pm, On the water at 16 Crawford Cir., Portsmouth. We will exclusively feature some of the finest selections of craft beers and wines, all hand-picked and selected from the best Virginia Breweries and Vineyards. Tickets include unlimited sampling, a commemorative festival glass and live entertainment.
Sat, Sep 26 - 3rd Annual Gordon Biersch Arts & Drafts Craft Beer Event, Plaza at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, 2 - 6:00 pm, Virginia Beach. Join us on the Sandler Center Plaza for a large selection of local & regional craft beers! Plus: Good eats from Gordon Biersch, Live acoustic entertainment, Indoor local artisan market, Free to enter.  Sampling tickets $25 in advance, $30 at the gate. VIP Hour Admission $45 - Beat the crowed and get in early, early admission at 1 pm, Brewer interaction, Gordon Biersch appetizer, Acrylic souvenir beer mug. Reserved tables for 4 or 8 are available for reservation. For pricing and more information, please email

Mon, Aug 3
SOLD OUT: O'Connor Beer Dinner, 1608 Crafthouse, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, 1608 Pleasure House Rd #103, Virginia Beach. Join us Monday Evening August 3rd as we team up with Norfolk’s O'Connor Brewing Company for our first beer dinner. Tickets are limited to the first 30 guests. call 757-965-4510 for reservations.
Craft Beer Mondays, Ynot Italian, Ghent, Great Neck, Kempsville, Greenbrier, Great Bridge. Every Monday $3 Craft Beers. *Must be 21 years old to purchase. Valid for a limited time. Valid till 9 pm on Mondays only.
Summertime Pint Night, Park Lane Tavern, 5:00 pm, Peninsula Town Center, Hampton. Our regular Monday Steal the Glass Night. For tonight’s Steal the Glass we will feature 2 great Summertime beers! You will have your choice of either SweetWater 420 or Bold Rock Green Apple Hard Cider. Heck, you can try both! Stealing starts at 5 pm, with Live Music by Brian “Big Daddy” Sewell starting at 6:30 pm.

Tue, Aug 4
Smartmouth Tap Takeover Tuesday, The Whiskey Kitchen, 6-9:00 pm, 2149 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach. On Tuesdays we invite a brewery to take over some of our taps with the beers they want to feature. Come in and celebrate Virginia Craft Beer month and enjoy a beer with Reps from Norfolk’s Smartmouth Brewing Co. sampling some of their tasty brews on tap. Start or add to your cool collection of Brew logo glassware.
COTU Tap Invasion, Bailey’s of Newport News, 8-11:00 pm, 12300 Jefferson Ave, Newport News. Come join us to celebrate Virginia Craft Beer Month with Center of the Universe Brewing from Ashland, VA. Have a COTU brew and take home a brand new glass! We will be featuring: Ray Ray’s Extra Pale Ale, Pocahoptas IPA, Slingshot Kolsch, and Chin Music Amber Lager

Wed, Aug 5
HRGrowler Beer Trivia Night, The Birch, 7-8:00 pm, 1231 W. Olney Road, Norfolk. Come to The Birch for a fun night of Craft Beer Trivia! Get your team together. Accepting first 9 teams of 3-4 players per team to show up. First come first serve. See how your beer knowledge matches up against the rest. Accepting teams starting at 6pm. Come early and secure your table.
Devils Backbone Pints and Prizes, Colley Cantina, 5 pm, Colley Ave., Norfolk. Come down to Ghent for the first of this Virginia Craft Beer Month’s weekly Pints and Prizes Bingo Night, Beers start at 5 pm, Bingo at 9 pm. Aug 12 - O'Connor; Aug 19 - Hardywood Park; Aug 26 - Smartmouth.
Free Tasting & Beer School with Smartmouth, BottleBOX, 5:30-8:00 pm, 325B W. 21st Street, Ghent, Norfolk. Megan will be hosting a Smartmouth Beer School this Wednesday.  Drop by anytime to enjoy samples of 4 Smartmouth beers and learn a little something too!
Penny Pint Night, Gosport Tavern, 6:00 pm, 702 High Street, Portsmouth. We get our hands on a special keg of Craft beer. Get the glass for a penny while drinking some of the delicious offerings. Better get here before it’s gone!
Dogfish Head Tap Invasion, Craft 60 Ale House, 5:00 pm, 13361 Warwick Blvd, Newport News. Come enjoy our new tap line-up for the month featuring beers from Dogfish Head Craft Brewed Ales out of Rehobeth Beach, DE. We will also roll out our monthly Craft Collisions menu that pairs with these featured brews.

Thu, Aug 6
Wasserhund Grand Opening, 12-9:00 pm, 1805 Laskin Road, Virginia Beach. We will finally be officially opening our doors to the public! Wasserhund Brewing Company is located next to Conte’s bike shop on Laskin Road, across the street from whole foods, in Virginia Beach. Look forward to seeing you!
Pizza & Pints Thursdays, Baker’s Crust, Hilltop, Ghent & Greenbrier, Every Thu after 4:00 pm. Originating in Naples, Italy, our Neapolitan pizzas mimic that of the traditional Neapolitan Pizza using only 00 flour, hand-stretched dough, house-made fresh mozzarella & Italian tomatoes. Our pizzas are brought to life in our oak wood-fired oven, creating pizzas with an added layer of texture and flavor. $6 Pizzas, PLUS a Special Happy Hour from 4-9 pm.
Beer School with O’Conner Brewing, Whole Foods Market, 6:30 pm, 1800 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach. Beer School on the Porch with O'Connor Brewing Co. Come hang out and find a new favorite! Pay at the door.
Free Beer Tasting, Grape & Gourmet, 4:30-7:00 pm, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach. Come see what Gabe is pouring for tonight’s tasting. Five new beers every week!
Pint Night, HK on the Bay, 6-8:00 pm, 4600 Lookout Rd, Virginia Beach. Head on out to HK on the Bay to enjoy some delicious brews from HK’s brewery of the month. Take home a glass with each pint purchase! Spend your Thursday night right at HK on the Bay! Hang with us, eat some good food and drink some great beer.
Smartmouth Penny Pint Night, The Public House, 5:00 pm, 1112 Colley Ave., Norfolk. In celebration of Virginia Craft Beer Month and National IPA Day we will be featuring Norfolk’s very own Smartmouth Beer for our weekly pint night. The stars of the show will be the Rule G IPA and Notch 9 Double IPA. We also will have a limited release of Wheelhouse Whit on for your enjoyment. The taps will be flowing at 5:00 pm so get here early and enjoy a few pints. Cheers!
Raise Your Glass FUNdraiser for the Spartyka Foundation, The Barrel Room, 6:00 pm, 437 Granby St, Norfolk. Due to popular demand and to accommodate our growing number of supporters, we have decided to offer a Craft Beer Tasting. For $29.99, each guest will have the opportunity to sample 17 of our 24 unique, delicious and highly rated craft beers on tap! Tickets available in advance on site at The Barrel Room 437 Granby Street in Norfolk or through
COTU Steal the Pint Night, Roger Brown’s Restaurant and Sports Bar, 5-9:00 pm, 316 High Street, Portsmouth. Join us tonight for our weekly “Steal the Pint Night” at Roger Brown’s with Center of the Universe Brewing from Ashland, VA. Try both Ray Ray’s Extra Pale Ale and Main St. Virginia Ale, and FYI, when you buy a pint, you get to take home one of our decorative COTU pint glasses.
Steal the Pint Night, The Point at Phoebus, 6:00 pm, 30 E Mellen Street, Hampton. Join us as we welcome our featured brewery for pint night. We will be pouring a local or regional craft beer to go with our farm to table comfort foods. Come grab a pint.
Slider Night, Dog Street Pub, 5:00 pm, 401 W Duke of Gloucester St, Williamsburg. Every Thursday is Slider Night. Three sliders & chips for $12 with an optional pairing flight.
Lickinghole Creek Pint Night, Berret’s Taphouse Grill, 5-9:30 pm, 199 South Boundary Street, Williamsburg. From Goochland, VA we welcome Lickinghole Creek Farm Brewery to the Taphouse Grill this week with a killer lineup of craft brews! Come enjoy the beer, meet the brewers, and keep the glass. Live music by the ‘The Pierce Collective’ from 6-9 pm, and $1 Oysters til 7 pm!
Starr Hill Brewing Steal the Pint Night, Oceans & Ale, 5:00 pm, the Prime Outlets, 5601 Richmond Road, Williamsburg. Our friends from Crozet, VA are bringing their beers this Thursday for another Steal the Pint Night. Beers and glasses will be available starting at 5 pm.

Fri, Aug 7
Charlotte Hour, Lynnhaven Pub, 5-8:00 pm, 2236 W Great Neck Rd., Virginia Beach. 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.
Friday Firkin, Cogan’s Pizza North, 6:00 pm, 4311 Colley Avenue, Norfolk. On Fridays we tap a cask ale from local or regional Craft Brewers. Come out and enjoy some REAL BEER!!!
Free Beer Tasting every Friday, Hair of the DoG Bottle Shop, 5 - 8:00 pm, Williamsburg. Come try what’s new and grab a growler to go from one of our 8 Taps, or large selection of craft bottles and cans.
Alewerks Craft Beer Dinner, Kiln Creek Golf Club and Resort, 6:30 pm, Williamsburg. Featuring a craft beer discussion with representatives from Alewerks Brewing Co. Includes a 30 min Happy Hour, Full Dinner, and all beverage pairings. $49.95. Space is extremely limited. For tickets and more information call 757.874.2600.

Mon, Aug 10
Craft Beer Mondays, Ynot Italian, Ghent, Great Neck, Kempsville, Greenbrier, Great Bridge. Every Monday $3 Craft Beers. *Must be 21 years old to purchase. Valid for a limited time. Valid till 9 pm on Mondays only.
Pint Night, Park Lane Tavern, 5:00 pm, Peninsula Town Center, Hampton. Our regular Monday Steal the Glass Night. Stealing starts at 5 pm, Live Music by Brian “Big Daddy” Sewell will start at 6:30 pm.

Thu, Aug 13
Pleasure House meet the Brewer Night, 1608 Crafthouse, 1608 Pleasure House Rd #103, Virginia Beach. Join us as we help celebrate Virginia Craft Beer month with a Meet the Brewer night with one of the area’s newest Breweries, Virginia Beach’s own Pleasure House Brewing.

Fri, Aug 14
COTU Pint Night, Burtons Grill, 6-8:00 pm, 741 First Colonial Road #107, Virginia Beach. COTU fans in Virginia Beach, looking for a good way to kick of the weekend? Join Center of the Universe Brewing at Burtons Grill for a delicious meal and a tasty brew to match! Order a COTU selection and take home a shiny new glass!!

Sat, Aug 15
Screening of Blood, Sweat & Beer, Coelacanth Brewing, 7:00 pm, 760 A West 22nd St, Norfolk. Coelacanth Brewing, and bottleBOX are pleased to cohost a Special FREE Screening of “Blood Sweat, & Beer” - a documentary about the explosive growth of the craft beer industry and the dramatic journeys of two start-up breweries. Screening will be followed by a Q&A session with the film makers. Food will be available for purchase from local restaurants. Space is limited!

Mon, Aug 24
Smartmouth Beer Dinner, Baker’s Crust Hilltop, 6:30 pm, 704 Hilltop North Shopping Center, Laskin Road, Virginia Beach. Let our chefs and our friends at Smartmouth take you on a journey of tantalizingly tasty beer inspired dishes paired with specially chosen Smartmouth brews for a Beer Dinner you won’t soon forget! Upon arrival, you will be greeted with a Shandy made with a combination of Smartmouth beer and a special mixer. With community seating, this is a great opportunity to go out with friends or meet someone new! Plus, every guest will get a BC Swag Bag to take home. Now accepting reservations 757-547-2787.

Wed, Aug 26
COTU Pint Night, Peck N Pour, 6-8:00 pm, 1310 Colley Ave, Norfolk. Center of the Universe Brewing is heading out to Peck N Pour in Ghent. Come enjoy some delicious COTU offerings and take home a shiny new COTU glass! We will be featuring our Main St. Virginia Ale and Pocahoptas IPA.

O'Connor Brewing Company, 211 W. 24th Street, Norfolk 
Taproom Hours: Tue-Fri 3-9:00 pm*, Sat 12-9:00 pm, Sun 12-7:00 pm* (*extended Summer Hours)
Beers on Tap: 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! Plus 9 more seasonal beers like our just released Backyard Bonfire smoked IPA, 40 Mile to the Border collaboration IPA, Spyhop White IPA, Zephyrweisse, Walk-Off Kolsch, S-Turns Summer Saison, Li'l SIPA, O.P.P. Pilsner, and Cinco de Maibock.
Mon, Aug 3 - New Beer Release & All New Meet the Brewers Mondays. To kick off Virginia Craft Beer Month and our Meet the Brewers Mondays, we are releasing Heavy Footer Double IPA, the fifth official brew in our Steel Battalion Series. Through the month of August, O'Connor will be open every Monday from 3-9 pm with our very own brewers behind the bar. And our food truck will be Pino’s Meatballs!
Tue, Aug 4 - Tasty Tuesday, which means we’re offering drink specials on pints and flights all evening. Come check out the lovely new brews we’ve got for you!
Wed, Aug 5 - 1st Wednesdays at OBC = Trivia + Beer. Hosted by the ultimate Trivia Maestro Nicholas Simmons of Video Game Heaven, Trivia Night at O'Connor Brewing will now be happening on the 1st Wednesday of every month! Trivia starts at 6pm with a $1 buy in and there will be PRIZES! We will be locked & stocked with 16 smoking barrels of BEER! So come thirsty, my friends.
Thu, Aug 6 - Growler Fill Thursday & Beers n’ Burgers Night. Time to fill up for the weekend! Every Thursday we offer 30% off growler fills, so come on in, get a stamp on your Frequent Filler Growler card, and stay for a pint or two! Plus, join us and pair one of our delicious, hand-made beers with a mouth-watering burgers from one of our friendly food trucks! Tonight’s featured food truck is 'CXB BBQ & Eats’!
Fri, Aug 7 - Food Truck Friday. TGIF! Looking for somewhere different to go on Friday night that is friendly, lively, and FUN! Well then come on down y'all to the OBC where every Friday night we have good times, lots of our delectable craft beers, and yummy creations from one of our friendly food trucks - 'New York Souvlaki’!  3-9 pm!
Sat, Aug 8 - Free Tours, Food Trucks, Fresh Brews & Fun. On Saturdays we’re open from noon to nine, and we’ll have free brewery tours each hour from 12-4 pm. There’s delicious street food from 'Karnage Asada’, from 12-9 pm. Plus, plenty of cornhole, shuffleboard and giant Jenga; and of course, fresh, tasty beers, all day and evening. We’ll also have Live Music by 'Josh Jordan’, from 5-9 pm.
Sun, Aug 9 - Waffletina Brunch & SIN. 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. Plus it’s Service Industry Night, so 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.

Smartmouth Brewing Company, 1309 Raleigh Avenue #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
10 beers on tap including seasonals: The new Wheelhouse Wit, Get Off Maibock, Bandwagon 4.0 El Dorado IPA, Sommer Fling hefeweizen, Hive Mind barrel-aged honey saison, as well as our regulars: Alter Ego Saison, Murphy’s Law American Amber Ale, Rule G IPA, Safety Dance pilsner, and Notch 9 Double IPA! See you soon!
August is Craft Beer Month in Virginia! We’ll have a different Pin (cask aged beer) every week!
Wed, Aug 5- Pete’s Pub Trivia, 5:30 - 7:30 pm. Now every Wednesday! Let Pete challenge your knowledge of random facts and information. No charge. Starts promptly at 5:30 pm. Teams of 6 or less. Winners get a choice of glassware. Tasty street food from 'Seoul 757 Tacos’, 4:30 - 8:00 pm.
Thu, Aug 6 - National IPA Day! Come celebrate with us, we’ll have a special Missing Digit Hemp Session IPA Pin with Rum soaked oak chips and Columbus hops and enjoy tasty wood-fired pizza from 'Bakehouse at Chelsea’.
Fri, Aug 7 - International Beer Day - come celebrate beer! Beer Release: Dark Helmet Schwarzbier! A delicious dark lager, w/ only 4.5% ABV. Plus 'Thai Express’ Food Truck serving up tasty spicy street food.
Sat, Aug 8 - 'Bro’s Fish Tacos’ Food Truck on site, and Live Music and CD Release Party with 'Esoteric Ramblers’, 4:30-6:30 pm.

Reaver 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 
We’re proud of what we create here and love nothing more than sharing our passion with others.
On tap - Just released Sandshark Summer Ale, Reaver’s Bounty sour refermented ale with local strawberries, the limited release Cthulhu the Dread Imperial Milk Porter (Port Barrel), Hoptopus DIPA, Riptide Altbier, Mutineer wheat IPA, Fire At Sea smoked porter, Hammerhead IPA, SeaDevil Imperial stout, and Full Broadside Biere de Garde
Fri, Aug 7 - Hoppy Friday! Come on out to start your weekend with discounts on all drafts of our fresh beers, and amazing street food from 'Bro’s Fish Tacos’ starting around 3 pm.
Sat, Aug 8 - Come get some of our delicious fresh beer to pair with awesome food from 'Taste of the Tropics’ pop-up, starting around 1:00 pm.
Sun, Aug 9 - The weekend’s not over, we’re open from 1-6 pm, but from 2-4 pm we offer discounts on all growler and grenade fills! Plus, you can hang out and grab a pint and get some lunch from 'Get Stuffed’ food truck.
Upcoming - Save the date, Sat Aug 15, Bottle Release: Ruse de Gurre. A spontaneously fermented wild ale, refermented in oak barrels with black currants using our mixed culture of wild yeast/souring bacteria native to Coastal Virginia. The name “Ruse de Gurre” comes from the somewhat dubious practice of colonial-era ships carrying flags of other nations, sometimes flying them to confuse an enemy or lure him close. Pirates were no strangers to this practice themselves. “Ruse de Gurre” translates to “Ruse of War”.

Young Veterans Brewing Company, 2505 Horse Pasture Rd., Virginia Beach 
Tasting Hours: Tue-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
8 Beers on Draft - Just released One Starr Generale, Beach Stormer black rye ale, Olive Drab Branch ESB, New Recruit, Pineapple Grenade Hefeweizen, Semper FI.P.A., Jet Noise DIPA, and Night Vision stout! Come get your growlers filled! Look for our Jet Noise DIPA now available in cans out in the rest of Hampton Roads!
Tue, Aug 4 - Taco Tuesday! Starting at the taproom around 1500 (3:00 pm) with 'Get Stuffed’ food truck.
Fri, Aug 7 - Food Truck Friday with one of our favorites 'Seoul 757 Tacos’ on site to pair their great street food with our fresh beer starting at 1500 hours.
Sat, Aug 8 - Beer release: Semper Porteratus, Robust Porter In honor of the Coast Guard Birthday. Join us for a day of craft beer, awesome pies and slices from our good friends 'Pizza Bella Vista’, and Live Music by 'Wreckless Memory’, an acoustic rock cover band!
Sun, Aug 9 - VetNoise Fundraiser to benefit Fisher House Portsmouth. YVBC and the Hampton Roads Military Relocation Team are hosting this month’s Vet Noise for the Portsmouth Fisher House. They’ll be plenty of Young Veteran’s new beer, Semper Porter Atus, Live Music, Food, 50/50 Raffle, and games!

Back Bay Brewing Company, 614 Norfolk Ave., Virginia Beach 
Taproom Hours: Wed/Thu 3-10 pm, Fri 3 pm-12 am, Sat 12n-12 am, Sun 12n-8 pm
Now On Tap - Just out of the fermenters Tidewater Melon watermelon wheat beer, recently released Duck Call DIPA, Cape Henry Hefeweizen, Dawn Patrol Session IPA, Decoy Golden Coffee Stout, False Cape Amber Ale, Atlantic Ave IPA, Steel Pier Lager
Wed, Aug 5 - Duck Call: An evening of music hosted by Harrison Bounds. Duck Call will feature singer/songwriters every Wednesday from 7-10 pm.
Thu, Aug 6 - Vinyl Night! Spinning records starting at 7 pm, hosted by Vinyl Daze Record Shop.

Pleasure House Brewing, 3025 Shore Dr., Virginia Beach
Hours: Mon-Thu 3-10:00 pm, Fri 3-11:00 pm, Sat 12-11:00 pm, Sun 12-10:00 pm 
At Pleasure House Brewing we are passionate about two things: making great beer and serving our community!
Beers: Lesner Sunset, Billy’s Best Bitter, Blu Cuke saison, Halfway House pale ale, HRBT Breakdown brown ale w/ date syrup, Tidewater Piper IPA, Worthy Sir IPA
Half-price growler fills will be in effect as always for the first & last hour of each day!
And now Crowlers! Any of our draft beers to go, plus special releases (on or off premise), in Huge 32 oz. cans!!!
Fri, Aug 7 - Daddy G’s Salsa takeover & Beer Release. This Friday at 3 pm, we will be debuting two great tastes. Daddy G’s Rockin’ Salsa will be back in the house, and we are looking to get feedback on whether to make it a permanent part of our offerings. Let us know your thoughts! Also, we roll out our 2nd new beer of the week: Stortzenbecker Imperial Blackberry Wheat Ale. Named for a 14th century German pirate, this American Wheat beer fires two broadsides… ~8% ABV and a solid shot of natural blackberries! See you then!
Sun, Aug 9 - Crock for a Cause with K9 New Life. Come and enjoy our biggest Crock for a Cause party yet. It’s a Southern themed spread, including Chicken and Dumplings, pulled pork, pecan pie, and possibly peach cobbler among other delights. Minimum donation for eating is $3 but feel free to give more. All proceeds from the food go to K-9 New Life! In addition, volunteers will be present with dogs who need a good home. Feel free to bring your own four-legged fur baby along, or come by if you’re looking to adopt a new one. These are great people and great dogs!

Wasserhund Brewing Company, 1805 Laskin Road, Suite 102, Virginia Beach
Taproom Hours: Thu 4 - 9:00 pm, Fri 3 - 11:00 pm, Sat 12 - 11:00 pm, Sun 12 - 8:00 pm, Mon 4 - 9:00 pm
Wasserhund (meaning “water dog” in German) Brewing Company was born from a love of the beach, dogs, and German beer. We aspire to bring the German beer culture to Virginia Beach in the best way… by brewing the highest quality ales, lagers, and meads and providing the environment to enjoy them with family, friends, and strangers.
On Tap: German Pilsner, Hefeweizen, Kolsch Style ale, Dunkel Lager, Altbier, Schwarz IPA, Hoppin’ Honey Ale, Citrus Honey Wheat
*Grand Opening this Thursday, August 6! Come and welcome the area’s newest Brewery!

Big Ugly Brewing Company, 1296 S. Battlefield Blvd, Chesapeake 
Hours: Wed/Thu 5-9 pm, Fri 5-10 pm, Sat 12-10 pm, Sun 12-4 pm
Big, Bold, Barrel-aged Beers. Big Ugly is Chesapeake’s first microbrewery. We plan on revolutionizing our town one beer at a time.
We’ve got great beers flowing, including the current Great Bridge Special. Plus Split Window Saison, Sunbeam blonde ale, Rockers IPA, Bims Magic Berlinerbus (Berliner Weisse), Steady As She Gose, Ghost Rider vanilla porter, Burnout Stout, and The Otter Beer (root beer).
Thu, Aug 9 - Team Trivia, 6:30-8:30 pm. Just a reminder, Troy Trivia is back this Thursday night! Gather your smartest friends and come out for a night of craft beer and friendly competition. Prizes for first and second places.

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 Ale, and Larry’s Lemonade.
Tue, Aug 4 - Thirsty Taco Tuesday with 'Stuft Not Your Average Street Food’, 4:30-8:00 pm.
Fri, Aug 7 - Food Truck & Music Fridays, 4:30-8:00 pm. There is nothing better than starting your weekend off with Live Music (starting around 6:30 pm), Food Trucks, and Beer. It’s a match made in heaven (or Hampton if you’re a local)!
Sat, Aug 8 - Yoga on Tap. Our Tasting room is open from 10 am to 4 pm, and every Saturday morning from 10-11 am we host 'Yoga on Tap’, a one hour Vinyasa flow yoga class, by Yaz Yoga.

Alewerks Brewing Company, 189-B Ewell Road, Williamsburg 
Tasting Hours: Mon-Thu 12 - 9 pm*, Fri/Sat 12 - 9:30* pm, Sun 12 - 5 pm (*extended summer hours)
Established in 2006 and located in the heart of the early colonies in Williamsburg, Virginia, 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 fermenters.
On Tap: Pumpkin Ale, Washington’s Porter, Tavern Ale, Redmarker Ale, Wheat Ale, Coffeehouse Stout, Twenty Knots Belgian Style Tripel, Small Batch #6 Smoked Brown Ale, and Shorty Time IPA
Wed, Aug 5 - Trivia Night, 6:30 pm
Thu, Aug 6 - National IPA Day. Join us for beer, hops, and brats. To celebrate we will have Shorty Time and Drake Tail on tap all day. At 5 pm we will tap the new collaboration beer, a Red Rye IPA, brewed by Alewerks Brewing Company and The Virginia Beer Company.
Sun, Aug 9 - Live Acoustic: Train Hoppers, 2-5 pm

Brass Cannon Brewing, 8105 Richmond Rd., Toano (Williamsburg)
Hours: Sun 12 - 5:00 pm, 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, Broadside IPA, and Smoothbore Stout.
Seasonal: Split Shot, an American Wheat Ale brewed with 50% malted wheat and 50% malted rye. There is no barley in this beer at all.  
Langrage Line: Summer Shandy, a blend of Brass Cannon Beer and lemonade. We combined a light colored brew with sweet lemonade and added a touch of brown sugar to round the flavors out.

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: Del Ducato Verdi, Imperial Chili Stout, Beavertown Bloody 'Ell orange IPA, OEC Gosatequin tequila/gin gose, La Goutte d'Or Chateau Rouge spiced amber ale, Del Borgo Castagnale “Z” red wine barrel aged chestnut ale, Grado Plato Strada San Felice Italian chestnut ale, Alvinne Phi sour blonde ale, Schneider Aventinus 2003 weizenbock, Baladin Nora ginger myrrh herb spice ale, Almond 22 Pink IPA pink peppercorn pale ale, BFM La Salamandre witbier, JW Lees 25th Anniversary Harvest Ale English barleywine, Wild Beer Co Iduna Cru Premier Cru apple brandy barrel golden strong ale, Italiano TipoPils German pilsner, Kiuchi Hitachino Saison du Japon yuzu koji saison, De Dues Tocatta Spanish smoked ale, Reissdorf Kolsch, Thornbridge Jaipur X double IPA, CASK: Del Ducato Koji Il Roso green tea jasmine dry-herbed sake-beer hybrid
Introducing Pintxo Hour! Yes another crazy hard to say special at The Birch. (Pronounced pincho!) aka Free Snack from 5-6 pm Tue thru Thu!
Wed, Aug 5 - Beer Education - We feature special tappings of rare beer, we pour crazy bottles by the glass, and we even sometime incorporate food into it! Plus tonight is the First Ever HRGrowler/Birch Beer Trivia Night.
Thu, Aug 6 - Cheesemonger Thursday, (a special board is made to pair with the featured beer of the evening). Buy a board get a cheese for free!
Fri, Aug 7  - Special Friday Night Beer and Cheese 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, Aug 8 - Weekend Happy Hour is from 3-5 pm.

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 Barrel Room, 437 Granby Street, Norfolk
Hours: Tue-Thu 11 am - 12 am, Fri/Sat 1 1am - 2 am, Sun 11 am - 12 am
A lively neighborhood eatery featuring live entertainment, craft beer, artisanal wine and premium spirits.
Happy Hour is between 4-7 pm every day, with $1 off ALL BEERS! Check out our selection and come find your new favorite!
On Tap: Alpine Nelson, Schneider Aventinus, Avery The Maharajah imperial IPA, Boulevard Saison Brett, Center of the Universe Pocahoptus IPA, Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA, Evolution Jacques Au Lantern Pumpkin Ale, Evolution Lot 3 IPA, Evolution Luck 7 Porter, Firestone Walker Double Jack, Firestone Walker Easy Jack, Firestone Walker Wookey Jack, Founders Double Trouble, Founders Imperial Stout, Left Hand Milk Stout Nitro, O'Connor SpyHop White IPA, Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPA, Southern Tier Pumking, Southern Tier Warlock, Stiegl Radler Grapefruit, Stillwater Classique
Thu, Aug 6 - Raise Your Glass FUNdriaser. The Spartyka Foundation, The Barley’s Angels, and The Barrel Room are proud to host the FUNdraiser, Raise Your Glass - Summer Series. This event will be held August 6th from 6pm to 9pm. Proceeds will go directly to The Spartyka Foundation. You will enjoy amazing beer along with great company, and we will also be video calling one of the participating families to toast them for their sacrifice.

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.
Raise a glass to Virginia Craft Beers all month long at The Public House! We have turned our front bar into a Virginia Craft Beer Mecca, featuring Alewerks Brewing Company, O'Connor Brewing Co., Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery, Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, Smartmouth Beer, Legend Brewing Company, Starr Hill Brewery, Bold Rock Cidery, Devils Backbone Brewing Company, Reaver Beach Brewing Co., Old Bust Head Brewing Company, Center of the Universe Brewing, Blue Mountain Brewery, and Young Veterans Brewing Company! We’ll have everything from Pint Nights, Special and Limited Releases, Featured Flight Nights, Food Pairings, and even a Firkin or two! Stay tuned for daily details

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: Daily 11:00 am - 2:00 am
A local favorite since the 1970’s, and 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!

Cogan’s Pizza North, 4311 Colley Ave., Norfolk
Hours: Daily 11:00 am - 2:00 am 
Cogan’s North opened January 2015 on a stretch of North Colley, locally and loving referred to as Colleywood. Much like Cogan’s Norfolk, Cogan’s North specializes in Pizza and a large selection of craft beer (44 taps plus dozens of bottles!). Our modern dining room features a large community table, 2 state of the art pool tables, arcade games and of course, games just for the little gorillas. Upstairs is an incredible soon to be covered patio, where you can sit back and enjoy views of the water and our lovely NoCo neighborhood.
Every Fri - Firkin Friday!

bottleBOX, Craft beer to-go, 325 B W 21st Street, Norfolk. 
Wed/Thu 2-10:00 pm, Fri-Sat 12 pm-12 am, Sun 2-8:00 pm
Ghent’s first Craft Beer bottle shop. Offering growler/crowler fills from 12 rotating taps, an extensive bottle selection, gourmet snacks, and beer-related gifts.
On Tap:  Schilling Original hard cider, Alpine McIlhenney’s Irish Red, Evolution Prelude Gold ale, Starr Hill/YVBC One Starr Generale, Three Notch’d/O'Conner 40 Mile IPA, Devil’s Backbone Maibock, Founders Double Trouble imperial IPA, Perennial Artisan Suburban Beverage Gose, Devil’s Backbone Trail Angel Weissbier, O'Connor S-Turns saison, Three Notch’d No Veto English brown, Starr Hill Debut #2 oatmeal stout
Every Wed - Free Beer Tasting, 5:30-8 pm: Aug 5, Smartmouth Brewing; Aug 12, Center of the Universe; Aug 19, Foothills Brewing; Aug 26, Left Hand Brewing

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.
Live Music most Fri/Sat!

Mix It Up, Beer, Mixers and More, 2973 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach
Hours: Mon-Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm, Fri/Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm, Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
We specialize in drink mixers, CRAFT beer, imports and domestic, wine and gifts.
Every Sun - BYOG Sunday! Bring in your own growler and receive 10% off your Fill!
We are celebrating Virginia Craft Beer Month by featuring our 56 different local brews! Add any of these VIRGINIA CRAFT BEERS to your mixed up six pack and receive TWO tallies for that six pack!! *Remember, you get $5 OFF every single time you reach 5 tallies for the next 2 months!*

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!
Tap Line Up - Alewerks Cafe Royale, Alewerks Chesapeake Pale Ale, Alpine Ale, Alpine Captain Stout, Alpine Hoppy Birthday
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.

The 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, Aug 5 - Nachos and a Pint, $9, 4-9 pm
Thu, Aug 6 - Beer School: featuring Starr Hill Brewing, 6:30 pm, pay at the door. (pssst, and $3 Hot Dogs, 4-9 pm!)
Sat, Aug 7 - Keg Tapping, TBA, 3:00 pm  

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!
Live Music Wed - Sun.
Every Thu - Virginia Craft Beer Night, $3 Pints of local and regional craft beers.

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.
The Tap List: Cup of Joe coffee brown ale, Home Republic Man Down Black IPA, Home Republic Blue Berrymore Ale, Home Republic El Jefe Hefeweissen, Home Republic King Kolsch, Back Bay Steel Pier Bohemian Lager, Devils Backbone Schwartz Bier, Smartmouth Alter Ego Saison, Woodchuck Reserve Pumpkin Cider, Young Veterans Pineapple Grenade Hefeweizen, Alewerks Chesapeake Pale Ale, Young Veterans Semper FiPA, O'Connor Great Dismal Swamp Black IPA, Blue Mountain Hopwork Orange, Hardywood The Great Return, Reaver Beach Brewing Hoptopus, Blue Mountain Blitzen, Starr Hill Gava Joe Espresso Coffee Stout, and Wild Wolf Ginger Lager.
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.
Every Fri/Sat - Live Music, 7 pm

Chicho’s - More Than Pizza, 29th St., Virginia Beach
Hours: Mon-Sun 11 am - 2 am 
Locals Favorite Pizza established in 1968.
Chicho’s Pizza started out as a small idea by two former Virginia Beach lifeguards who aspired to make great pizza made of nothing but the freshest ingredients!
Almost every Thu - Pint Night
Live Music every Mon night and every weekend.

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 32 draft beers which includes micro, craft and macro brewed beer.
Every Thu - Draft Beer Night, from 4-9:00 pm we offer 50% off our rotating Drafts!
Every Fri/Sat Live Music

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! And we just added another 8 Taps!!!
Tuesday Tap Takeovers! Aug 4, Smartmouth Brewing; Aug 11, Devils Backbone; Aug 18, Center of the Universe(COTU); Aug 25, Young Veterans; Sep 1, Alewerks

1608 Crafthouse, 1608 Pleasure House Rd, Virginia Beach
Hours: Mon-Thu 3 - 10 pm, Fri 3 pm - 12 am, Sat 10 am - 12 am, Sun 10 am - 7 pm
1608 Crafthouse is a contemporary, casual, “farm to table” restaurant featuring regional Southern cuisine with an emphasis placed on the bounty of the Mid-Atlantic region. 1608 Crafthouse, a chef driven concept, features sustainable, local products from the Chesapeake Bay/ Mid-Atlantic region.
To wet your whistle at 1608 we offer a variety of craft beers as well as hand-crafted elixirs. Just Tapped - Pleasure House Brewing Glo Belgian Blonde, Smartmouth Wheelhouse Wit Belgian wheat. Other Taps - O'Connor El Guapo Agave IPA, Smartmouth Alter Ego Saison, Young Veterans New Recruit Honey Blond, Hardywood Park Singel Belgian Blond Ale, Flying Dog Pearl Necklace Oyster Stout, Lickinghole Creek Magic Beaver Belgian style pale ale. See more at:
August is Virginia Craft beer month, and in our continued support of local breweries we are hosting a few events:
August 3rd - O'Connor Brewing Co. Beer dinner; August 13th - Pleasure House Brewing meet the brewer night; August 17th - Young Veterans Brewing Company Pint Night; August 27th - Hardywood Park Craft Brewery Pint Night

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.
Bier Garden Draft List: A'Chouffe Houblon Chouffe, Andechs Hefe Weisse, Ayinger Celebrator, Black Sheep Monty Python’s Holy Grail ale, Bosteels Karmeliet Triple, Brewdog Punk IPA, Caracole Nostradamus, Crispin Original Cider, Hacker-Pschorr Munich Gold, Iqhilika Cape White Fig Mead, Kronenbourg 1664 Blanc, Lindemans Framboise, Murphy’s Irish Stout nitro, O'Hara’s Irish Red nitro, Palm Special Amber Ale, Rogue New Crustacean Sorta IPA, Schneider Aventinus, Schneider Aventinus Eisbock, Schneider Hopfenweisse, St. Bernardus ABT 12, Verhaege Duchesse de Bourgogne, Weltenburger Kloster Barock Dunkel, Young Double Chocolate Stout nitro

Wharf Hill Brewing Company, 25 Main Street, Smithfield
Hours: Mon-Thu 11:30 am - 11 pm, Fri 11:30 am - 1 am, Sat 11:30 am - Midnight, Sun 11:30 -10 pm
Kitchen closes at 10 pm Mon-Sat, and 9 pm Sun
WHBC is now a full-service restaurant, bar, and craft brewery that also offers an event space for special functions. We feature beers brewed by our Brewmaster, Greg Bullis. We brew beer, cook food, and keep you warm and dry.
On Tap: Allagash White, Wharf Hill Isle of Wheat, Southern Tier Pumking, Blue Mountain Dark Hollow 2xStout, Champion, Ballast Point Dorado DIPA, Firestone Walker Pivo Hoppy Pils, Stone Go To IPA
Every Wed - Live Music, 7-10 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.
We got some beers with names to chew on and/or ponder: Gasthaus & Gosebrauerei Bayerischer Bahnhof Goseator, DuClaw Brewing Co. Dirty Little Freak, Founders Brewing Co. Old Curmudgeon, 21st Amendment Brewery Down to Earth, and Avery Brewing Company Maharaja. On tap now!
Downtown Hampton Block Party on Queens Way Every Sat, 6-11 pm, and Live Music inside every Sat Night, 10 pm, and every Sun at 4 pm

Heavens Pizza & Taphouse, 308 Buckroe Ave., Hampton
Hours: Open Seven Days a week, Spring/Summer - Mom 5-10 pm, Tue-Thu 11:30 am-10 pm, Sat 11:30 am-12 am, Sun 11:30 am-10 pm
Our Pizza is made with LOVE. Hand tossed dough, homemade sauce and fresh toppings. When we can, we use organic produce and meats. The more LOCAL the better! WE even BUY our water. Our H2O is fluoride and sediment free!
Draft, Bottles & Cans, and Just Clap Yo’ Hands. Be it a local St. George, a Craft from Dogfish, or a Stone from the West Coast, you never know what brews we’ll get in next. Check it: Stone Russian imperial stout, Hardywood Hoplar, Breckenridge vanilla porter, Bell’s Oberon, Victory Summer Love, Ballast Point Grunion

Craft 60 Ale House, 13361 Warwick Blvd, Newport News
Hours: Mon-Fri 4 pm - 2 am, Sat/Sun 11 am - 2 am
Our goal is to create a unique & memorable experience for our guests every time by providing top notch personalized service in a welcoming environment and hand crafting every dish.
Our 2015 Brewery Tour will be highlighting a different brewery each month through 2015. Join us this month as we take our next stop on the Brewery tour with Dogfish Head Craft Ales. Aug 6 starts our Tap Invasion celebrating an all new draft lineup of Dogfish Head Beers. Aug 13 Steal the Flight night, first 50 guests to purchase any Dogfish head beer flight, will receive a free logo flight glass. Aug 20 Steal the Pint night, first 50 guests to purchase any Dogfish Head Pint will receive a free logo pint glass. Aug 27 Craft Collisions, enjoy one of our delicious handcrafted burgers & any Pint of Dogfish Head beer for only $10.
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DoG 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: AleWerks Maizie’s ESB (DoG Street Pub Collab), AleWerks Washington Porter, 21st Amendment Hell or High Watermelon hefeweizen, Baladin Isaac witbier, Ballast Point Grunion pale ale, Bayerischer Bahnhof Berliner Weisse sour ale, Bayerischer Bahnhof Goseator gose, BFM La Torpille Belgian strong dark ale, Founders Nitro Pale Ale, Garden Grove What The Shuck? oyster stout, Legen Lager, Magner’s Original cider, Ommegang Adoration Belgian strong ale, Schneider & Sohn Aventinus wheat ale, Sierra Nevada Hoptinite IPA, St. Bernadus Christmas Ale, Stone RuinTen Double IPA
Every Thursday is Slider Night. Three sliders & chips for $12 with an optional pairing flight.

Hair of the DoG Bottle Shop, 401A W Duke of Gloucester St., Williamsburg
Hours: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm Daily
Take DoG Street Pub home with you. Wide selection of Virginia, imported and domestic craft beers. cocktail mixers & supplies. Gourmet foods.
Grab a growler to go from one of our 8 Taps, or pick from our large selection of craft bottles and cans.
Beer on tap at HoT DoG: Alewerks Maizie’s ESB, Alewerks Cafe Royale, Terrapin Rye Pale Ale, Alvinne Phi sour ale, Founders Centennial IPA, Anderson Valley Summer Solstice, Sam Adams Verloren ale, Stone Arrogant Bastard Bourbon Barrel
*Now available at the bottle shop - a flight of all 8 beers on tap for one price for your adventurous & indecisive imbibed

Berret’s Seafood and Taphouse Grill, 199 South Boundary Street, Williamsburg
Hours: 4 - 9:30 pm Daily (weather permitting)
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 all summer long! (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: Aug 6, Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery; Aug 13, O'Connor Brewing Co.; Aug 20, Center of the Universe Brewing Co.; Aug 27, Smartmouth Brewing Co.

Oceans & Ale, the Prime Outlets, 5601 Richmond Road, Williamsburg
Hours: Sun-Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am, Fri/Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Oceans & Ale is a classic seafood and steakhouse that prides itself on the highest food quality and guest service. We look to challenge the depths of flavor with seasonal menus and our combination of local and world renowned brews.
O&A carries 20 different draft beers on tap! We call 6 of these “The Rotating Taps” and they were designed to constantly evolve giving you the unique ability to try limited releases, seasonals & small batch brews!
Rotating Taps: COTU Pocahoptus IPA, Kona Longboard lager, Stone Arrogant Bastard Ale, Bell’s Oberon, Blue Mountain Hopwork Orange IPA, and New Belgium 1554 Black Lager.
Summer Steal the Pint Nights at Oceans & Ale: Thu Aug 6, Starr Hill Brewery; Thu Aug 27 COTU Brewing. 253-2ALE for Reservations!

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