Author Archives: Ben

Virginia Senate Bill SB604 will allow VA’s production breweries to sell pints to customers

share   There is a bill going in front of the the Virginia Senate tomorrow…SB604 that will allow VA’s production breweries to sell pints to customers on site. Contact your representative to show support of the bill! … link below: … Continue reading

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Rugger Rye Stout

share   Sunday I brewed up a batch of Rye Stout!

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Virginia Gentleman Bourbon Barrel and VRFC Rugby

share   I’ve broken into the Bourbon Barrel over the past couple of weeks and it tastes great… no longer over powering on the oak front.  I’ve been holding off on the Spiced Rum Porter as the first 2 bottles … Continue reading

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Ready to drink!

share   My latest two concoctions are ready to drink technically… Though judging from what I tasted at bottling the bourbon barrel porter needs to mellow out for a couple months probably… Very very oaky…. The spiced rum porter however … Continue reading

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Update: bourbon barrel and spiced rum porter

share   Added 1/5 of bourbon and spiced rum to a split 10g batch of porter on wed… I wish I had saved some of the porter on it’s own it was very tasty.

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Explosivo…. Almost

share   Narrowly averted disaster

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Bourbon Barrel Porter? or Spiced Rum Porter?

share   Bourbon Barrel Porter? or Spiced Rum Porter? The correct answer to this question is… Both! Since I make 10gallon batches… one carboy will get the bourbon treatment… and the other rum… The Porter will be from the same … Continue reading

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Bourbon Barrel

share   Ingredients for Bourbon Barrel Beer on the way!

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Taking a break to sample my wares

share   I’ve been taking a break from brewing a bit to drink the beer I made in the first five months that I’ve been brewing… I was running out of room to store it all 🙂 I think I’ll … Continue reading

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My new favorite beer!

share   My new favorite beer is a creation of my own! The XV Pale Ale! I tried one a little early… I couldn’t wait… It had only been a week since bottling! But it was ready! Dry hopped for … Continue reading

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