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Ring In The Fall At Massey On The River

The Massey Alliance will hold their 8th annual Massey on the River event this Friday September 22nd to benefit the life-saving research of the VCU Massey Cancer Center. This year’s event will be held on Mayo Island with live music, food, and local craft beer and cider.

Tickets ($50/person) can be purchased online here and include:

  • Beer, wine & cider from Steam Bell Beer Works, Hardywood, Buskey Cider, Stone Brewing and more!
  • Live music from local yacht rock legends Three Sheets to the Wind
  • Delicious food from Deep Run Roadhouse
  • Silent Auction including vacation packages, Washington Capitals memorabilia, amazing dinner and wine experiences at local restaurants and so much more!

Massey On The River 2017

Give To FeedMore And Get In On Ardent Craft Ales Friendsgiving Feast Next Thursday

Ardent Friendsgiving 111915Richmond, there is still plenty of time for you to get on the Thanksgiving feast Ardent Craft Ales is hosting next Thursday November 19th. All you have to do is donate five canned goods to the FeedMore bins at the brewery to secure your spot.

The Friendsgiving Feast will be cooked by some of the area’s most talented chefs from the following restaurants:

Amuse
Don’t Look Back
The Daily
Fat Dragon
Ipanema
Lucy’s
Metzger
Pasture
Perly’s
Roosevelt
Sabai
Saison
Southbound
Union Market
Urban Tavern

Head over to the Facebook event for more details and updates.

Screens ‘n’ Suds’ Seventh Annual Big Event At The Answer Brewpub. VIP Tickets On Sale Later Today

Screens N Suds & The Answer BrewpubScreens ‘n’ Suds 7th annual Big Event returns to The Answer Brewpub on Saturday December 5th at 2pm. All proceeds from this event will go to benefit National MS Society as well as other charities to be named later. As always, there will be awesome screen printed art for sale, live music, and delicious craft beer including the return of SnS’ small batch series.

Screens ‘n’ Suds 2014 Small Batch Series consisted of seven beers:

  • Hardywood Park – Sixtel – Bourbon Barrel Imperial Stout with berries; (base beer is same as the much-lauded Trickery)
  • Lickinghole Creek/Champion Collaboration – Procrastination – Belgian Pale Ale
  • O’Connor Brewing – Ibrick – Imperial Turkish Coffee Stout
  • Strangeways Brewing – The Wyld Sisters – 3 American Wild Ales, each with a different Brettanomyces yeast strain
    Olivia – Blackberry Wild Sour Ale
    Portia – Raspberry Wild Sour Ale
    Beatrice – Mixed Berry Wild Sour Ale
  • Three Brothers – Contortoise – Turtle candy-inspired Imperial Brown Ale

Details for the 2015 series have not been finalized but will likely include draft only offerings from Hardywood Park Craft Brewery and Brothers Craft Brewing.

Also returning this year is the VIP Speakeasy featuring tastes from rare bottles donated by members of the local beer community.  Tickets for the speakeasy will go on sale at 3pm today Wednesday November 11th here and include:

  • All-you-can-eat buffet from The Answer Brewpub kitchen!
  • Unlimited beverage samples
  • Private acoustic performance from members of the Trongone Band
  • Commemorative stemware glass
  • Special pricing on select Screens ‘n’ Suds merchandise
  • Exclusive raffle items specially selected for our VIPs
  • Special rare and vintage beers not available at the downstairs bar!

The cost for the tickets will be $50/person. The speakeasy sold out early last year so get your ticket now while you can by keeping an eye on the Eventbrite link to purchase.

Head over to the Facebook event for more details and updates.

Brewer’s Ball Returns For Second Year At Virginia War Memorial This Thursday

Brewers Ball RVA 2015 061815Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a life-threatening genetic disease that primarily affects the lungs and digestive system. An estimated 30,000 children and adults in the United States (70,000 worldwide) have CF.

In people with CF, a defective gene and its protein product cause the body to produce unusually thick, sticky mucus that:

  • Clogs the lungs and leads to life-threatening lung infections.
  • Obstructs the pancreas and stops natural enzymes from helping the body break down food and absorb vital nutrients

As part of their fundraising efforts to aid in the search for a cure, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Virginia Chapter will host the second annual Brewer’s Ball tomorrow Thursday June 18th at 6:30pm, to celebrate Richmond’s finest young professionals who have spent months raising money for the foundation.  This year Triple Crossing’s Scott Jones is among the honorees for the event. Once again, the Virginia War Memorial will serve as a the backdrop for an fun evening enjoying the best of Richmond while raising money for a great cause.

Tickets for the event are $75/person ($45 tax deductible) and includes all food and drink and can be purchased here.

Pick up your collector’s glass and enjoy beers from ten Richmond (or at least soon to be) breweries plus Bold Rock Cider for the night:

  • Ardent Craft Ales – Pale Ale 5.8% ABV
  • Bold Rock – Cider 4.7% ABV
  • Center of the Universe – Chin Music. Amber Lager 4.5% ABV
  • Hardywood – Pilsner 5.2% ABV
  • Isley – The Bribe. Oatmeal Porter 6.6% ABV
  • Legend – Strong Arm. Wee Heavy Scotch Ale 8.4% ABV
  • Lickinghole Creek – Till Sunset. Session IPA 4.7% ABV
  • Midnight – Head first. Pale Ale 6.5% ABV
  • Stone – Ruination 2.0 & Delicious IPA
  • Strangeways – Woodbooger. Belgian style brown ale 6% ABV
  • Triple Crossing – Falcon Smash. IPA 7.5% ABV

While you sample away, try some goodies from the fine folks from:

Head over to the event’s Facebook page for more information and updates.

Screens ‘n’ Suds Big Event 6.0 At The Answer Brewpub This Saturday

Screens N Suds Big Event 6.0 120614Screens ‘n’ Suds brings back their big beer and art event for its sixth year Saturday December 6th at The Answer Brewpub starting at 1pm. You should definitely check this out as proceeds go to benefit National MS Society, Pink Ink Fund, and Gallery 5.  There will be awesome screen printed art for sale, live music, and delicious craft beer including the return of SnS’ small batch series.

Screens ‘n’ Suds 2014 Small Batch Series consists of seven beers which will be available on tap and in limited bottles to go:

  • Hardywood Park – Sixtel – Bourbon Barrel Imperial Stout with berries; (base beer is same as the much-lauded Trickery)
  • Lickinghole Creek/Champion Collaboration – Procrastination – Belgian Pale Ale
  • O’Connor Brewing – Ibrick – Imperial Turkish Coffee Stout
  • Strangeways Brewing – The Wyld Sisters – 3 American Wild Ales, each with a different Brettanomyces yeast strain
    Olivia – Blackberry Wild Sour Ale
    Portia – Raspberry Wild Sour Ale
    Beatrice – Mixed Berry Wild Sour Ale
  • Three Brothers – Contortoise – Turtle candy-inspired Imperial Brown Ale

New this year is the addition of a VIP Speakeasy featuring tastes from rare bottles donated by members of the local beer community. The speakeasy is already sold out but you can win tickets along with some other goodies. Deadline for entering the raffle is Friday December 5th at noon.

Head over to the Facebook event for more details including the complete tap list for the day.

World Pediatric Project Fundraiser And Skellington Stout Debut At Triple Crossing Today

Head over to Triple Crossing today Saturday October 25th from Noon to 9pm as they raise money for the World Pediatric Project.  Triple Crossing will also debut Skellington Stout, a sessionable pumpkin spiced coffee stout.  You can read more about the creation of this stout and their collaboration with Black Hand Coffee here.