Favorite

This Virginia Brewery Wants Your Pumpkin-Spice Beer ... So It Can Pour It Down the Drain 

click to enlarge The Coelacanth Brewing Co. on W. 22nd St. in Norfolk.

Bill Tiernan

The Coelacanth Brewing Co. on W. 22nd St. in Norfolk.

One Virginia brewery doesn’t want you to slip softly into that pumpkin spice night.

Norfolk’s Coelacanth Brewing Company (pronounced SEA-luh-kanth) is offering a “Pumpkin Beer Amnesty” program, promising coupons and cans of their own pumpkin-free beers as long as you surrender your pumpkin-flavored ones.

“We’re trying to make the world a pumpkin spice-free place for our children,” said Kevin Erskine, the brewery’s president and CEO. He’s not kidding (OK, kind of). Erskine said his brewery has made a point of not making any pumpkin-inspired beers, nor will it ever.

“I thought this year people would finally start to smarten up,” he said.

Read more at PilotOnline.com.

Favorite

Comments

Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

  • Re: Bogart's in the Fan closing Dec. 31

    • I loved Bogart's. The Alpine Martin was my favorite. Why did they move? Bad move…

    • on September 18, 2017
  • Re: Food Review: Manchester’s Plant Zero Cafe Adds Dinner Hours to an Already Winning Lineup

    • It is fantastic to now have dinners at one of my go-to restaurants! Planet Zero…

    • on September 16, 2017
  • Re: Bike Restaurant Week Launches

    • I hate to sound like a buzzkill, but maybe next year they could consider full…

    • on September 15, 2017
  • More »
  • Latest in Food and Drink

    More by Kimberly Pierceall

    Copyright © 2017 Style Weekly
    Richmond's alternative for news, arts, culture and opinion
    All rights reserved
    Powered by Foundation