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Fall-Flavored Craft Brews

by Casey | Posted on October 8th, 2013

Updated August 15, 2014.

Fall is for pumpkin-spiced everything, so why should Virginia’s craft breweries not get in on the action? If you have yet to sample the seasonal concoctions of the Commonwealth, consider this your invitation.

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  • Northern Virginia
    • Pumpkin Saison – BadWolf – Manassas
    • Skrappy Doo - Beer Hound - Culpeper
    • Oktoberfest Lager - Blue & Gray - Fredericksburg
    • Dr. Punkenstein - Capitol City - Arlington
    • Padawan Pumpkin Ale - Corcoran - Waterford
    • Corktoberfest – Corcoran – Waterford
    • Virginia Harvest Ale – Corcoran – Waterford
    • FestBier - Gordon Biersch - McLean
    • Bradford – Heritage – Manassas
    • Hoptoberfest - Hops Grill - Alexandria
    • RhinO’fest - Lost Rhino - Ashburn
    • Punkinator - Mad Fox - Falls Church
    • Oktoberfest - Port City - Alexandria

 

Williamsburg Alewerks

Williamsburg Alewerks

 

  • Central Virginia
    • Oktoberfest - Center of the Universe - Ashland
    • Spice Must Flow - Champion - Charlottesville
    • Ichabod Crandall - Devils Backbone - Roseland
    • Pumpkin Hunter - Devils Backbone - Roseland
    • Rum Pumpkin - Hardywood - Richmond
    • Farmhouse Pumpkin Ale – Hardywood – Richmond
    • Vampire Red Ale - Legend - Richmond
    • Imperial Harvest Ale – Legend – Richmond
    • Oktoberfest – Legend – Richmond
    • Margarita’s Wrecking Ball Oktoberfest Lager - South Street - Charlottesville
    • Boxcarr Pumpkin Porter - Starr Hill - Crozet
    • Ümlaut Böktoberfest - Strangeways - Richmond
    • Gourd of Thunder Imperial Pumpkin Porter – Strangeways – Richmond
    • Session Pumpkin Ale – Three Notch’d – Charlottesville
    • Hansel and Kettle Imperial Oktoberfest – Three Notch’d – Charlottesville
    • Howling Pumpkin Ale - Wild Wolf - Nellysford

 

 

Click here for a map of Virginia craft breweries.

  • Blue Ridge Highlands
    • Sunktoberfest Lager – Sunken City – Hardy
    • Oktoberfest Ale – The Damascus – Damascus
    • Punkin’ Stout – The Damascus – Damascus

 

*Note, most craft beers are produced in small batches, so quantities are limited. Check with the brewery you intend to visit to find out what’s on tap. Please drink responsibly.

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Sail Through Foliage on a Zip Line

by Casey | Posted on October 8th, 2013

Seeking a more adventurous way to enjoy the colors of fall? Get tethered to a zip line and soar like an eagle through a kaleidoscope canopy. You might just find yourself breathless.

 

Adventure Park at Sandy River Retreat

Sandy River Retreat

Adventure Park at Sand River Retreat – Rice
13 lines across four obstacle courses rated by age
Weight Restriction: 60 to 265 lbs.
Age: 7 and older
Fee: $40/child; $50/adult
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Bryce Resort

Bryce Resort

Bryce Resort Zip Line Adventure - Basye
10 lines worth 3500′; up to 40 mph
Weight Restriction: 70-230 lbs.
Age: 8 and older
Fee: $45
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Bear Mountain

Bear Mountain

Bear Mountain Ziplines – Luray
7 lines worth 2700′; up to 35 mph
Weight Restriction: 70-250 lbs.
Age: 8 and older
Fee: $75
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Go Ape!

Go Ape!

Go Ape! Treetop Adventure & Treetop Junior – Williamsburg
5 lines in Adventure; 2 lines in Junior (ages 6-9; at least 3’3″ tall)
Weight Restriction: up to 285 lbs.
Age: 10 and older
Fee: $35/child; $55/adult
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Massanutten Resort

Massanutten Resort

Massanutten Resort Zip Line and Canopy Tours – McGaheysville
4 lines from 90 to 450′; NEW Mega Zip Line is 750′ long (first-come, first served. $12 a run); Kids’ Course includes a 100′ line (2 runs for $12. Ages 5-12 and at least 40 lbs.)
Weight Restriction: 70-250 lbs.
Age: 10 and older
Fee: $39

 

 

Wintergreen Resort

Wintergreen Resort

Wintergreen Resort’s The Zip – Wintergreen
900′; up to 40 mph
Weight Restriction: 75-250 lbs.
Age: 8 and older
Fee: $10/trip or two for $15

 

 

 

Where will you let the fall season lead you? Find more great ideas for outdoor fun at Virginia.org/Fall.

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