Fastest-growing breweries, anniversaries and Bière de Garde

So much good stuff for Jay Burnham and me to talk about this week on the RVA BEER Show, WRIR-FM 97.3.

Tuesdays always draw a line at The Veil for the weekly can release, but this week is special as the Scott’s Addition brewery celebrates another anniversary. Lee Graves photo

Three Virginia breweries made the list of 50 Fastest Growing Breweries in the U.S. The Veil is celebrating another anniversary, joining Triple Crossing, Legend and other local breweries toasting another year of growth. Plus we take a look at Biére de Garde, a complex Belgian farmhouse style dating to 1888 that straddles the line of ales and lagers. Click the link below to listen to the April 20 broadcast.

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I am a writer. And a musician/songwriter. And a husband/father. I love good beer, the outdoors, the embrace of family, the company of true friends, the telling of a good story and the inner peace derived from quiet reflection in solitude. Recently I have specialized in beer writing. My most recent adventure is "Virginia Beer: A Guide from Colonial Days to Craft's Golden Age" published fall 2018 by University of Virginia Press. In October 2014, "Richmond Beer: A History of Brewing in the River City" was published by History Press. "Charlottesville Beer: Brewing in Jefferson's Shadow," followed in January 2017. Send me an email at As you can see from this site, however, my interests are broader than beer. Spend time, leave a comment or just enjoy. Lee
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