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Bourbon Barrel Baltic Sunrise, Hardywood Park Craft Brewery (Richmond, VA)

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How do you view beer?  Is it something which augments a dinner or social engagement?  Is it something you love in its own right?  Your answer to that question may impact how you like some of the ultra-big and -heavy beers that exist on the fringes of the Virginia beer scene.  If you enjoy beer just to enjoy beer, the layered complexity and boldness of something that took a year (or more) just to make it to your glass may be lost entirely.  I'm always reminded of this when we have some (non-craft beer type) friends over, and I'm gushing…

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Kentucky Christmas Morning, Hardywood Park Brewery (Richmond, VA)

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Oh come, let us adore them... Oh come, let us adore them... Oh come,  let us adore them...  Hardywood Park! Kentucky Christmas Morning, Hardywood Park Brewery (Richmond, VA) Barrel Aged Coffee & Gingerbread Stout, 10.6% ABV, 55 IBU Presentation:  Bomber pour into Crystal Tulip.  Yeah, we went extra high class for this one. Appearance:  The head pours rusty before oxidation leaves it more tan - it's creamy but no lattice results.  The beer base is a deep black without any coffee inflections. Taste:  The nose is incredibly complex and, honestly, the best part of this beer.  Remember - smell is…

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2016 Virginia Brew Review Hops of Fame

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So we now conclude Virginia Brew Review's 2nd Anniversary party with the big hardware. A late night conversation now 2 years ago this week turned into a homegrown website with one mission: to find the best craft beer Virginia had to offer and let others know about it. In just 2 years, tens of thousands have viewed our site and many of them are regular followers of us on various social mediums. This is not lost on us and we thank each and every one of you for your comments and support. But before we can close out the year, we have to…

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