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Budget: Dominion Oak Barrel Stout

Budget: Dominion Oak Barrel Stout

In the wake of my recent visit to the Tröegs Brewing Company, I wanted to take a look at a beer that’s been a budget staple of mine for quite some time.  Old Dominion‘s Oak Barrel Stout is a staple of the Old Dominion line of beers, and not difficult to find on tap in the areas it’s sold.  Being a fan of this style, I always try to have some on hand. Variety packs by … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beer, Budget, Old Dominion Brewing, Stout

Lost Rhino Brewing Company – Ashburn, VA

Lost Rhino Brewing Company – Ashburn, VA

Several of us here at The Beer Circle now call Northern Virginia our home, and making it a point to visit all the breweries in the area is rapidly becoming high on our priority list.  Despite having lived in Northern Virginia for quite some time now myself (well over a year), there’s still quite a few breweries in the area that I still haven’t yet to made it to. So, last Saturday, with nothing else going … Read entire article »

Filed under: Breweries, Lost Rhino Brewing Co.

Is Major Brewery Ownership of Craft Beers a Bad Thing?

Is Major Brewery Ownership of Craft Beers a Bad Thing?

Is the move of major brewery conglomerates like AB/InBev and Miller Coors into the craft beer segment necessarily a bad thing? It all depends, really, on how you want to look at it. A few years ago that answer would’ve been unequivocally been a YES. But that is starting to change as the big boys are learning more and more about the tastes of craft beer drinkers. Most of those living in northern Virginia fondly remember Old Dominion Brewing when … Read entire article »

Filed under: Anheuser-Busch, Blue Moon, Craft Brew Alliance, Fordham Brewing Co., Grolsch, Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co., Kona Brewing Co., Lost Rhino, MillerCoors, Old Dominion Brewing, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Pilsner Urquell, Redhook Brewing, Widmer Brothers Brewing

An Adventure in Family Beer Tasting

An Adventure in Family Beer Tasting

Editor’s Note: The tasting sheet includes a reference to Sierra Nevada producing “Colorado” beers – this is obviously incorrect, and stems from a general transcription error way back in 2010.  Sierra Nevada is located in Chico, CA, and makes some pretty awesome beers.  We’re sorry, Sierra Nevada, and thank you, astute reader, for pointing this out. I come from a long line of light beer drinkers.  Eager to slog down hearty quantities of triple-hops-brewed yellow fizziness, … Read entire article »

Filed under: Tastings