Friday, December 19, 2008

Weekend Beer Events

Wow, the last weekend before Christmas. While you are out doing those last minute errands, take a break to stop in and enjoy a free tasting from your local retailer. Maybe even take home a new beer to wind down with after your chores are done.

Friday, December 19 - 4:00 - 8:00pm
Rick's Wine, Alexandria
French Beer Tasting:
St. Rieul Biere de Noel, Brasserie Bourguignonne Ambree and La Mouska, Brasserie Mandrin Sapin (Amber Ale made with pine needles and buds), Brasserie Mont Blanc Le Verte (Ale brewed with Genepi flowers)

December 19 - 5:30 - 7:30pm
Corks and Kegs, Richmond
Holiday Tasting Event:
Bad Elf, Ridgeway Brewing, UK, Santa's Butt, Ridgeway Brewing, UK, Biere Au Sapin, Brasserie Mandrin, France(made with pine and spruce buds and needles)

Saturday, December 20 - 12:00 - 5:00 pm
Kybecca, Fredericksburg
Beer Tastings in 2 Locations:
William Street (Downtown):
Delirium Noël, Stone Double Bastard, plus 1 Customer Choice
Plank Road (Next to Ukrops)
Saint Rieul De Noëll, Penn Brewing Christmas Bock, plus 1 Customer Choice

Saturday, December 20 - 12:00 - 5:00 pm
Rick's Wine, Alexandria
Beer Tasting:
Blue & Gray (Va.) Cranberry Christmas Ale, Cape Ann (Mass.) Fisherman's Navigator Doppelbock, Samuel Adams (Mass.) Chocolate Bock, R.J. Rockers (S.C.) Bell Ringer Ale, Victory (Pa.) Old Horizontal Barleywine, Schlafly (Mo.) Reserve Barrel-aged Imperial Stout

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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