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Hardywood Featured Entrepreneur in Governor’s Newsletter

Congratulations to Eric McKay, Patrick Murtaugh, their talented brewer Brian and all their employees as Hardywood Park Craft Brewery was the featured entrepreneur in the Governor McDonnell’s May newsletter associated with his proclamation of 2012 as the Year of the Entrepreneur. Click here for the complete newsletter with Hardywood featured in the third article.  (Newsletter will […]

Virginia Dedicates August Craft Beer Month

RICHMOND, VA – The Virginia Craft Brewers Guild (Guild), the Virginia Manufacturers Association (VMA), the Governor’s Office and the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) dedicated August as Virginia Craft Beer Month and unveiled the new VTC “Love on Tap” campaign.  Tourists will be encouraged to enjoy the many events across the Commonwealth promoting craft beer and […]

New Laws Boon for Local Breweries

Unlike Virginia wineries, breweries in the state haven’t been able to sell beer for on-site consumption without having a restaurant. All that began changing on May 15 when Governor Bob McDonnell signed two bills that have craft brewery owners hopping for joy. “This is a big one for breweries,” says Steve Crandall, founder of Devils […]

2017 Virginia Craft Beer Cup Winners Announced at the 6th Annual Awards Ceremony Held at WestRock

2017 Virginia Craft Beer Cup Winners Announced -6th Annual Awards Ceremony Held at WestRock Click here to view the press release and list of winners.

Craft Brewers Guild featured in ABC Newsletter

Virginia’s craft brewery industry is in the national spotlight. Travel Channel writer Jimmy Im recently included the Commonwealth in his list of “Top 7 Beer Destinations” and suggested readers head to these places “that are fast becoming beer scene kings that offer some of the best suds in town.” Celebrating those suds on July 25 […]

Governor Doubles Limit for Brewery Events

Governor Doubles Limit for Brewery Events : RichmondBizSense.com Mike Plantania | May 22, 2017 Just before happy hour on Friday afternoon, Gov. Terry McAuliffe raised a pint and signed a bill to loosen regulations on Virginia’s booze industry. Virginia breweries and wineries now can obtain up to eight ABC-sanctioned banquet licenses in a calendar year, […]

Governor signs legislation promoting craft beer

Governor McDonnell Signs Legislation to Support Virginia Craft Brewers – Bills allow craft breweries to sell their beer at retail on premises, offer samples to visitors and allow flexibility to reduce start-up costs – RICHMOND – Governor McDonnell today signed two pieces of legislation to support Virginia craft brewers at the Hardywood Park Craft Brewery. House Bill […]