6 Great Virginia Beers To Try This Week


1. Buck Tooth “Big Bite” IPA, Rusty Beaver Brewery


18043 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Ruther Glen, Virginia 22546
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A classic IPA with floral aroma and a bitter finish. Brewed with Pale and 40L Caramel Malt. The hop bill includes Citra, Mosaic, Green Bullet, and Crystal.

2. Slobberknocker American-style Barleywine, Mad Fox Brewing Company

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444 West Broad Street Suite I, Falls Church, Virginia 22046
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A big, bold and hoppy American-style Barleywine. This very full-bodied deep reddish hued brew has a rich malt backbone supported by the bold hop flavors of the American grown hop varietal Citra. This strong beer is brewed in December for the following year and will age nicely.

3. False Cape Ale, Back Bay Brewing Co.


614 Norfolk Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23456
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Back Bay’s False Cape Ale is a full bodied red ale. With a dark copper color and well rounded malt base; a bit sweet, with a lightly hopped tea-like flavor, and an even, dextrinous body. False Cape Ale is easy to please. Look for well-rounded and balanced flavors and a pleasant, toasted malt character. A drying finish comes from Cascade dry-hopping.

4. English IPA, St George Brewing Company


204 Challenger Way, Hampton, VA 23666
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St. George English IPA is a traditional English style ale with a distinct hop spiciness from the 100% UK Fuggles hops. Deep copper in color, this India Pale Ale has a full malt base and a pronounced hop aroma and is extremely well balanced.

5. Dam Lager, Sunken City Brewing Company


40 Brewery Drive, Hardy, VA 24101
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Dam Lager is a low hopped American style amber lager that boasts a sweet caramel malt backbone. It is brewed with three types of American malt grown in the fertile malt-growing region of the northern Midwest and hopped with German Magnum and Tradition hops from the hop-growing region of southwest Germany. Together in the kettle, they form a delicate, malt-driven beer with a subtle herbal aroma and a slightly sweet and clean finish.

6. The Great Outdoors, Three Brothers Brewing


800 North Main St., Harrisonburg, Virginia 22802
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A Virginia Pale Ale that is crisp, clean and refreshing. The Great Outdoors displays a light biscuit taste that is balanced, with a slight sweetness.

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