Richmond, Virginia has a beer-brewing custom that dates again over 400 years and is presently residence to a thriving craft beer scene. Whereas the COVID-19 pandemic has briefly modified how we take pleasure in our favourite beers, that is the right time to be taught extra concerning the historical past of Richmond’s beer trade.
Be part of the Virginia Museum of Historical past & Tradition and the specialists from Richmond Beeristoric, in partnership with native brewers, to study beers loved by the 17th-century English colonists who arrived on this area, the expansion of lagers within the 19th century, prohibition and its influence on brewing, and the craft beer revolution.
Native brewers whose libations mirror particular intervals in Richmond’s beer historical past can even present tasting notes and details about their beers as we elevate a socially-distanced pint collectively. Featured beers and prompt options are included under so you’ll be able to sip alongside.
Proceeds from this sequence will profit Ardent Helps RVA to supply emergency grants for meals service staff in disaster. As well as, all members will obtain a one-time use, particular 30% low cost to the VMHC Museum Store, and featured objects associated to beer and brewing.
- Week 1 (Might 7) – Brewing within the Colonial Period
- Week 2 (Might 14) – The Lager Invasion
- Week three (Might 21) – Prohibition: Earlier than and After
- Week four (Might 28) – The Craft Beer Revolution
The category is $6 for Members of the VMHC or Richmond Beeristoric; $eight for non-members, and a reduction is accessible for registering for all 4, for a complete of $20 (members) and $25 (non-members).
Be taught extra, see the total lineup, and register on-line right here.