The Brew

Hardywood launches offshoot beer brand

It all started with a day at the beach. It was 2016, and Hardywood Park Craft Brewery co-founders Eric McKay and Patrick Murtaugh were on weekend trips to different beaches. They each brought with them some cans of beer from their brewery. “I remember I had brought some Great Return (IPA) cans out with me… Read more »

New local distillery: A hobby that ‘kind of got out of hand’

The business of booze is spilling further into Powhatan County. Three Crosses Distillery is preparing to open at 3835 Old Buckingham Road, where it will make whiskey, rum, moonshine, vodka, rye and bourbon. Distilling is something of a family tradition for Three Crosses owners Michelle and John Davenport. Michelle said her husband’s great-uncle was once… Read more »