Friday, November 21, 2008

Weekend Beer Events

As always, your local retailers are offering free tasting events this weekend. Devils Backbone Brewery opens today. Many beer fans from the area are heading to Roseland, VA to join in the celebration at Jason Oliver's new digs. Sadly, family obligations prevent me from going, yet.

Friday, November 21 - 5:00 - 8:00pm
Total Wine, Fredericksburg
Friday 5 @ 5 Beer Tasting:
Penn St. Nikolaus Bock, Sierra Nevada Celebration, Rogue Santa’s Private Reserve Ale, Kingfisher Lager, Lakefront New Grist Gluten Free Beer

Friday, November 21 - 5:30 - 8:30pm
Virginia Wine Experience, Fredericksburg
Beer Tasting:
TBD

Friday, November 21 - 5:30 - 7:30pm
Corks and Kegs, Richmond
Beer Tasting:
Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale, Harpoon Winter Warmer, Buffalo Bill's Blueberry Oatmeal Stout

Saturday, November 22 - 12:00 - 5:00 pm
Kybecca, Fredericksburg
Beer Tastings in 2 Locations:
William Street (Downtown):
Bell's Winter White, St. Rieul Grand Cru, plus 1 Customer Choice
Plank Road (Next to Ukrops)
Bell's Winter White, Avery Old Jubilation, plus 1 Customer Choice

Saturday, November 22 - 12:00 - 5:00 pm
Rick's Wine, Alexandria
Beer Tasting:
Blue & Gray Winter Spiced Ale, Anderson Valley Winter Solstice Seasonal Ale, Bell's Christmas Ale, New Holland The Poet, Rogue Santa's Private Reserve

Every Saturday, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Blue & Gray Brewery, Fredericksburg
Beer samples and brewery tours

Please support the folks who bring us these events. Let them know there is an active craft beer community in the area. When you attend any of these events, tell us about it in the comments, and be sure to let the proprietor know you heard about it here.
Have something to add? Let me know, my contact information is here.

Event schedules subject to change. Call ahead before traveling.

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