The Brew

The Brew: Growling with delight

Brown glass jugs that are both eco-friendly and economical are becoming a must-have accessory for beer enthusiasts.

The Brew: ‘Tis the season for holiday beer

Holiday beers

Seasonals — Maibocks in the spring, Oktoberfests in the fall, barleywines in the winter — make up about 20 percent of the styles cranked out by craft brewers.

Richmond’s Year of the Beer

RBS Beer Map Tile

The beer beat has been a busy one this year for BizSense reporters, and we touched base this month with some of the breweries we covered in 2012.

Hardywood commits to second building

Hardywood Park Craft Brewery's new building at (Photo by Michael Schwartz)

Just months after leasing a second building, one of Richmond’s fastest growing breweries has gone from renter to owner.

The Brew: The Beer Guy comes to BizSense

The Brew

BizSense Nation, raise a glass to The Brew, BizSense’s newest feature. Lee Graves, aka the Beer Guy, will serve up news and analysis of the Richmond area’s exploding beer scene on the second and fourth Fridays of each month.

Monday Q&A: Timing is everything


In the year since Tony Ammendolia opened Original Gravity, a home brewing supply shop on Lakeside Avenue, the local craft beer scene has taken off.