Thursday, April 13, 2017

EXHIBITION-RELATED EVENT<br>“Last Call” Imperial Brown Ale Release Celebration

“Last Call” Imperial Brown Ale Release Celebration

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM–7:00 PM
Place: Three Notch’d Brewing Company, 2930 West Broad Street, Richmond, Free (but beer must be purchased)

Join the Library of Virginia and the Library of Virginia Foundation for the release and first tasting of Last Call Imperial Brown Ale, a collaborative brew with Three Notch'd Brewing Company celebrating the opening of the exhibition Teetotalers & Moonshiners: Prohibition in Virginia, Distilled (April 3–December 5, 2017 at the Library). This boozy brown ale boasts a creamy, rich body with notes of bready, toasted malt balanced by a light bitterness and earthy hop character. Enjoy a happy hour pint special until the first keg is gone. New and current Library of Virginia Foundation members will receive a complimentary set of exhibition posters. Limited parking is available on site. For more information, contact or 804.692.3813. (This is not a fundraiser for the Library of Virginia Foundation.)

Teetotalers & Moonshiners: Prohibition in Virginia, Distilled

Monday, April 03, 2017 — Saturday, December 02, 2017
Place: Exhibition Gallery & Lobby, Free

Which Virginia county is the Moonshine Capital of the World? The Library of Virginia's upcoming exhibition, Teetotalers & Moonshiners: Prohibition in Virginia, Distilled, will reveal that and more as it explores the impact of Prohibition on the Old Dominion. On November 1, 1916, Virginia's breweries and distilleries closed their doors as the state began a grand experiment in Prohibition. From that date until 1933, state inspectors and federal agents attempted to stem the flow of illicit alcohol to a thirsty populace. Newsreels of still-busting raids, music from the Jazz Age, and vintage stills will complement the archival record of the exploits of Virginia's Prohibition Commission. This exhibition is supported in part by the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control and the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association.

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