Making an Art out of the Science of Beer: Smartmouth Turns Two

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I admit it. I went to my scheduled appointment with the president of Smartmouth with preconceived notions. I was going to do a follow up story on the brewery in advance of their 2nd anniversary, and was meeting with Porter Hardy, IV, whose name, when combined with the knowledge that he came to craft brewing via lawyering, made me want to wear a tophat and monocle.

They Already Picked Us: Green Flash Brewing Company is coming to Virginia Beach

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Our courtship of a major west coast brewery is becoming something like a romantic comedy. While we are waiting to see if the hot girl will go to the prom with us, we haven’t noticed that our best friend has been waiting with us the whole time. She is just as pretty (albeit a little less boisterous) and has already picked us. Green Flash Brewing Company is coming to Virginia Beach and a lot of people have hardly noticed. No anticipation, no parlour tricks; it’s really happening.

Stone Brewing Delays Norfolk Decision

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The latest, directly from the team at Stone Brewing Co. regarding their choice of an east of the Mississipi location.

Welcome Home: Green Flash Swoops into Town

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Nothing will make you feel better about losing out on something than gaining something just as good. Freshly bummed from Stone Brewing Co.’s decision to pass on opening a site here, in swoops San Diego-based Green Flash Brewing Co., hosting two back-to-back events on the site of their future East Coast hub in Virginia Beach.

Stone Makes it Official: They're Heading to RVA

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Today, San Diego-based Stone Brewing Co. announced it has signed a formal letter of intent with the City of Richmond, Virginia, signifying the company’s interest in building its East Coast facility in the city’s Greater Fulton Community.

10 Unbeatable Downtown Norfolk Restaurants

Written by Mira Roberts on .

There you are, new to town and just cozying into your swanky, downtown neighborhood when-bam-hunger strikes. True, you can't walk a block downtown without bumping into your new favorite restaurant and/or hangout, but we know you like the scoop in advance. And you want THE BEST.

Farm to Fork 2014

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Buy Fresh Buy Local Hampton Roads will host 4th annual Farm to Fork local food celebration on Sunday, September 21st from 3-6pm at the Virginia Tech Agricultural Research and Extension Center.

Why Macarons Are the New Cupcakes

Written by Morgan Stroyeck on .

Recently in the dessert world cupcakes have enjoyed a resurgence, garnering a reputation as the superior sweet—bypassing their large, cumbersome cousin Birthday Cake as the go-to baked good.
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