Greg and his wife Everlyn have birthdays just one day apart. His parents, who had already visited, suggested that the family take a ride to Old Bust Head in Vint Hill Farms, VA to celebrate. Atmosphere There was so much to love about the atmosphere here. An expansive tasting room was filled with long tables … Continue reading Brewery Bulletin: Old Bust Head Brewing Company
What better way to break up a week than a trip to a new (to us) brewery? That was the thinking when the Open Tab crew selected Settle Down Easy Brewing Co. in Falls Church, VA for a Wednesday in the middle of summer. Atmosphere We love seeing the personality of each brewery we visit … Continue reading Brewery Bulletin: Settle Down Easy Brewing Co.
Our next stop on the Brewery Bulletin tour came on a rare weekday visit to Mustang Sally Brewing Company in Chantilly, Virginia, not far from Ono Brewing Company where the Open Tab team visited a few months earlier. Atmosphere We arrived at Mustang Sally Brewing Company after work on a Tuesday around 6:00 p.m. EDT, … Continue reading Brewery Bulletin: Mustang Sally Brewing Company
You wouldn't want to journey to the other side of the planet without doing a little research first. We take it one step further and offer the perspective of a man who has called multiple countries home at different points within the past few years. Close friend of the blog Andrew Lyon has found himself … Continue reading An American in Asia
If you're looking to shed a tear or find a little inspiration, odds are you can find it by watching a sports movie. So many to choose from, but which is the best? Some movies subscribe to well-known formulas and most seem to be about something bigger than sports. Without further ado, let's get down … Continue reading 9 Contenders Vy for the Title – The Greatest Sports Movie
A while ago we posed the question on our Facebook page asking which brewery we should visit next. A few people chimed in with Fair Winds Brewing Company. This was not the first time hearing great things about this Lorton, Virginia based microbrewery with distribution across much of the commonwealth. It was time to take … Continue reading Brewery Bulletin: Fair Winds Brewing Company
While on vacation in Boulder, Colorado, Andrew and his sister Alicia made a stop into Twisted Pine Brewing Company at 3201 Walnut St to try a couple of their famous spicy beers. ATMOSPHERE We arrived just before the 4pm happy hour commenced to guarantee a seat after a long day of hiking in the Flatirons … Continue reading Brewery Bulletin: Twisted Pine Brewing Company