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Drink up, Southside; it’s craft beer month

It’s craft beer month in Virginia. Who is your favorite craft brewery? (Adrienne Mayfield/Southside Daily)

VIRGINIA BEACH — It’s craft beer month in the Commonwealth, and what better way to celebrate than grabbing your favorite Virginia brew?

Feeling thirsty? There are nearly 20 craft breweries in the Hampton Roads region and the Virginia Tourism Corporation wants you to post a picture or video of your favorite suds on Instagram with #ToastVA and #VACraftBeer. If your photo is picked, you’ll win some swag from Virginia is for Craft Beer Lovers.

Tasting events will be held throughout the state, with Virginia Beach hosting Neptune’s Coastal Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, Aug. 26. The fest will spotlight more than 65 brews from 30 breweries. Tickets are $30.

Craft beer events include the following:

Want discounted tickets for Neptune’s beer fest? To buy them online, click here.

Prefer to enjoy your beverages at home? Save30 has gift certificates for craft beer purchases at BottleBox in Norfolk and Bottlecraft in Virginia Beach.

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