Daily Archives: July 22, 2017


So it’s becoming a slight tradition that if I tag along on one of Andrew’s race weekends, it’s gonna be a mini beerventure. Hey, I can be a supportive girlfriend sometimes. With incentives. So, because of good planning on my part, we needed to head down to West Windsor, NJ to pick up Andrew’s bib on Friday before the Sunday New Jersey State Triathlon. We decided to make the drive worth our while and visited two new breweries. Flounder Brewing Co. (Hillsborough, NJ) The first brewery we checked out was Flounder Brewing Co. This had been on my list since our first trip down this way in Jersey but it wasn’t until recently that they had consistent hours. Since we were still a half hour away from the park and it we were cutting it close timewise, we decided to split a flight of four. We ordered the Milkshake, Genevieve […]

Bib-pickup, beer tasting. Another race weekend for the beerventurers.


Day Four continued. (Part one here) There are only two more stops tonight, before we call it a day.  Smartmouth and Benchtop also reside in Norfolk, VA.  These two breweries are also only a block apart, so that makes everything easy for beerventuring.   Smartmouth Brewing Company (Norfolk, VA) Hidden in the back of the Norfolk industrial district at a dead end, Smartmouth resides in a grey, nondescript building and is identified by a lonely, little sign.  That sign and the several tables, chairs and beer drinking, cornhole throwing, and food truck eating locals whom just got out of work that is.  Parking is a bit tight on the dead end, but there is a large lot just down the road and plenty of street parking if you have issues finding a spot. The interior taproom isn’t as large as Coelacanth, but I’d imagine that’s due to the massive barrel system […]

Norfolk Breweries (continued)