Friday, August 29, 2008

Weekend Beer Events

This will be a 3-day weekend for many in folks in the U.S. While you enjoy some craft beer with friends, please be responsible and safe. In Richmond, the Capital Ale House "Beer Geek Week" continues through Sunday, August 31. In Fredericksburg, the Blue & Gray Brewery is offering preview tastes of their Oktoberfest beer at the brewery.

Friday, August 29 - 5:00 - 8:00pm
Total Wine, Fredericksburg
Friday 5 @ 5 Beer Tasting:
Spanish Peaks Honey Raspberry Ale, Alhambra Cerveza Negra, Spaten Oktoberfest, Peroni, North Coast Acme Pale Ale

Friday, August 29 - 5:30 - 8:00pm
Virginia Wine Experience, Fredericksburg
Beer Tasting:
Avery Anniversary Ale - Fifteen, Brooklyn Local 1, plus a selection of Ocktoberfest beers

Friday, August 29 - 5:30 - 7:30pm
Corks and Kegs, Richmond
Beer Tasting:
Monty Python Holy Grail, Left Hand Imperial Stout, Dogfish Head Black and Blue

Saturday, August 30 - 12:00 - 5:00 pm
Kybecca, Fredericksburg
Beer Tastings in 2 Locations:
William Street (Downtown):
Legend Hefeweizen, St. Bernardus Abbey Ale #12, plus 1 Customer Choice
Plank Road (Next to Ukrops)
Weyerbacher Thirteenth Anniversary Ale, Kulmbacher Eisbock, plus 1 Customer Choice

Saturday, August 30 - 12:00 - 5:00 pm
Rick's Wine, Alexandria
Beer Tastings:
Sam Adams Octoberfest, Brasserie Gayant La Divine St. Landelin, Boulder Brewing Co. Cold Hop Ale, New Holland Ichabod

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.
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