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Lazy Flocculation, Benchtop Brewing Co. (Norfolk, VA)

  5 days ago     39 Views     Leave your thoughts  

There seems to be an emerging pipeline from the Tidewater area up to NoVA these days, but what's most peculiar is that it's direct into the small bottle shops and not the bigger retail stores.  One would think buying power would play a role with the wholesalers and distributors, yet when my feeds alert me I'm only too happy to duck into the store(s) around the corner.  That's especially been the case with Benchtop, who immediately flew onto our radar after their GABF win in 2017 and has impressed us more and more with each successive visit or tasting.  They…

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Are There Too Many ‘International Beer Days’?

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Happy International Beer and Pizza Day! Huh? What's that? You....you didn't know? Well you need to change all your plans today to make sure you celebrate it, or you aren't truly a fan of pizza and/or beer!!!! (r/gatekeeping) Every day here in America, one of your friends post on #social #media so they can start trending or that guy you don't like at your office sends out a company wide FWD: FWD: FWD: email so that you will let them know the location of the Wednesday happy hour. They're just making sure that you know that today is "International Whatever…

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