1. Big Red Rye, Young Veterans Brewing Company
2505 Horse Pasture Rd, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23453
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A red rye india pale ale. This beer combines a full bodied and complex malt profile with flavors of rye and intense hop flavor and aroma. It’s crystal clear red appearance, delectable fruity aroma, and lasting foamy head make it a drink to remember. With multiple additions of Amarillo and Pearle hops it appeals to the experienced ‘hop-head’ while still maintaining drinkability glass after glass.
2. O.T.I.S. Cucumber Melon Sour, Strangeways Brewing,
2277A Dabney Road, Richmond, Virginia 23230
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This refreshing sour ale will tantalize the taste buds with fresh cucumbers, ripe honeydew melons, wild juniper berries, and hand-zested tangerines. Otis the bulldog is the honorary mascot of the Beer Den and the namesake for this beer. Partake in an O.T.I.S Sour and see if it wrinkles your face, too.
3. Face Plant IPA, Lost Rhino Brewing Co.
21730 Red Rum Dr. STE 147-157, Ashburn, Virginia 20147
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A strong malty backbone balances the mountain of whole cone hops they pack into this American style IPA. Moderate grapefruit bitterness and herbal aromas take your pallet for a ride.
4. American Pilsner, Wild Wolf Brewing Company
2461 Rockfish Valley Hwy, Nellysford, Virginia 22958
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Wild Wolf’s take on a German style Pilsner. They take your traditional German Pils and add a good old American Hop Punch. This beer is clean, crisp and refreshing and the perfect beer for hot Virginia summer days.
5. Southern Wit, Tennessee Brew Works
809 Ewing Ave, Nashville, Tennessee 37203
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This Belgian inspired wheat beer offers spring floral aromas complemented by orange, pear and honey. It finishes smooth and citrusy. An excellent summer beer that is pleasant to the palate and versatile with a variety of foods, yet equally enjoyable on its own.
6. Ruff Rye IPA, Baying Hound Aleworks
1108 Taft St, Rockville, MD 20850
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Spicy with a layered hop presence. Dry finish with lingering bitterness.
7. IPA, Yonkers Brewing Co.
92 Main Street, Yonkers, New York 10701
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A west coast style IPA. The rich golden malt provides the perfect canvas for the variety of hops shine. The Columbus, Centennial, Glacier, Citra and Simcoe hops create a rich aroma shock full of citrus and stone fruit.
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