August is Virginia Craft Beer Month

There’s lots of events and special days for Virginia in the month of August,   the most important being craft beer month in Virginia!  Check out these links for additional info on events, etc.

http://vacraftbrewersfest.com/default.aspx

https://www.virginia.org/craftbeerevents/

http://virginiacraftbrewers.org/event/2014/8/1/August-is-Virginia-Craft-Beer-Month.aspx

A list of all Virginia’s wonderful breweries:

Full List of Virginia Breweries

Hop Varieties

A little dated, but this infographic is a handy chart of the flavor and aroma of the main hop varieties, divided by their basic characteristics into seven general categories. It was created by a Tim Kreitz, but based on work by homebrew author John Palmer.