Torque/Torsion, Quattro Goomba’s Brewery (Aldie, VA)

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It's great to make an initial visit to a nascent brewery, earn a few nods of promise, and then after a short while return to find that same promise fulfilled.  It was with happenstance that we stopped by Quattro Goomba a year ago on what was essentially their opening weekend, and fate would have it that another random group invitation found us there again recently.  I'd liked a few beers on the initial visit, and was curious to try the old flagships and compare to our original notes.  At the same time we tasted all the new/rotating brews, and came…

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VIPA, Hardywood Park Craft Brewery (Richmond, VA)

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While our fancy pants Virginia Brew Review year doesn't flip over until April, we understand that a few of our readers still like to ring in the traditional calendar reset, and did so over the weekend. To you, Happy New Year! Our time was filled with friends, family, and yelling at TV sets while people played sporting contests. But we did happen to work in a few beers, including one that has finally pushed into my area on tap. I find no better way for VBR to start "2017" than with a very aptly named brew. VIPA (Virgindia Pale Ale),…

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