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
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
The Open Tab boys decided to venture further outside of Manassas for this trip to Ono Brewing Company at 4520 Daly Drive Suite 102 in Chantilly, VA. Atmosphere We entered Ono Brewing Company after work on Friday just before 6 p.m. EDT and discovered it was perfect timing to grab seats before the crowd came … Continue reading Brewery Bulletin: Ono Brewing Company
Sinistral Brewing Company is situated right along the railroad in Old Town Manassas at 9419 Main St, Manassas, VA 20110. With the microbrewery in the thick of nightlife, we had passed the location many times and were really looking forward to our visit. It certainly did not disappoint. Atmosphere Lately, it seems we're cursed to … Continue reading Brewery Bulletin: Sinistral Brewing Company
Eavesdrop Brewery is a lively and comfortable place for a night out with friends and was a welcomed escape on a rainy night like the one we experienced. The microbrewery and taproom are located directly off Centreville Road (Route 28) at 7223 Centreville Rd Suite 115, Yorkshire, VA 20111. Atmosphere The large sign is a … Continue reading Brewery Bulletin: Eavesdrop Brewery
Tucked Away Brewing can be a little difficult to find for the first time, literally "tucked away" down a side street of connected storage and industrial buildings at 8420 Kao Cir, Manassas, VA 20110. Often with a food truck on the outside, Tucked Away offers a spacious interior for its taproom which sits right next … Continue reading Brewery Bulletin: Tucked Away Brewing
Clear water, blue skies. You don’t hear much about Curacao. Heck, I wasn’t even considering it until I found out that our friends’ timeshare wasn’t going to be available in Aruba back in October for our honeymoon. But, hey, I figured why not go to the next island over? Willemstad Hato Caves Known as the … Continue reading Why Not Curacao?