Monthly Archives: February 2018

Talking about diversity, black history in the beer world

With the craft beer industry eager to attract more African Americans¬†into the brewing business, Jay and I talk with Leon Harris, former head brewer at Heroic Aleworks and currently assistant brewer at Caboose Brewing Co. in Vienna, on the RVA … Continue reading

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Time to raise a toast to brewer Peter Hemings

The intersection of black history and beer is a narrow one. Most folks, I believe, would be hard pressed to name two African-Americans who have made a mark on the chalkboard of beer history. I say two because Garrett Oliver … Continue reading

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Brewers eye taxes, legislation and a big feather in the cap

Did you know that Richmond was tagged as the No. 1 beer destination in the world by VinePair magazine? Or that a proposed meals tax in the city has weighty implications for breweries? Or that the Virginia General Assembly is … Continue reading

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