The next FBI meeting will be held Tuesday, 16 December, 2014 @ 7:30 PM.
The Beer Style of the Month will be BJCP Category 24, 25, 26 Mead
(24) Traditional Mead, (25) Melomel, (26) Other Mead
Style information can be found in the BJCP 2008 Style Guidelines
Bring your homebrewed Mead or any commercial example of the style to the meeting.
Remember, homebrew of any style is always welcome.
All FBI meetings are now held at The Brew Shop
11047 Pierson Dr. Unit A, Fredericksburg, VA 22408 (off Rt 2 near Shannon Airport)
For more info about this month's meeting and the style of the month, read the December Newsletter.
Stone Brewing Co. Names Richmond, Virginia, as Future Home for New Brewery and Destination Restaurant *
ESCONDIDO, CA (Oct. 9, 2014) – 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. Subject to local approvals, Stone plans to invest $74 million to construct a production brewery, packaging hall, destination restaurant, retail store and its administrative offices. Construction of the facilities will occur in phases. The brewery is anticipated to be operational in late 2015 or early 2016, with Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens opening a year or two after that. Ultimately, the company will employ more than 288 people.
“The search for our location east of the Mississippi River was no easy endeavor,” said Stone President and Co-founder Steve Wagner. “We received and reviewed hundreds of proposals, visited more than 40 sites, and received quite a bit of attention from communities and craft beer fans. The three finalist cities each provided diverse offerings, however, we decided to begin next-step
Read more: Stone Coming to Richmond