St. Paddy’s Day Celebration for St. Baldricks March 11th

By |January 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Center of the Universe is proud to host the 3rd annual St. Paddy's Day Celebration to support the St. Baldricks Foundation. This free celebration is open to the public and is from 1pm-9pm. Bring your green hat, high spirits, and thirst for fun. Below are a few more details on the event. Live Music All Day Silent Auction (all proceeds benefit St. Baldricks) Raffle Prizes (all proceeds benefit St. Baldricks) Food Trucks Limited Irish Beer [...]

Bourbon Great Scotch Release Feb. 4th

By |January 18th, 2017|Beers|

We are proud to release the 2017 Bourbon Barrel Aged Great Scotch! The beer will be available in both 750ml bottles and on draft. Details on the brew below: As bold and poignant as a Patrick Henry speech, our Barrel Aged Scotch Ale will liberate your soul from the inside out. Named for the historic residence of old Pat himself, this malt-forward brew enjoys a "wee heavier" alcohol content than your average ale. Aged in [...]

Anti-Valentines Day Party February 11th

By |January 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Do you love Valentine’s Day? Do you love the flowers? The cards? The candies? Creepy little Cherubs? Unrealistic romantic comedies? If you said yes, that’s neat. If you said no. Congratulations. We are the place for you this Valentine’s Day! There aren’t going to be any crazy red hearts, flowers, or those candies with creepy pre-written messages. There is going to be lots of beer, live music, tacos, and a bunch of like minded people [...]

2017 COTU Wort Share Now Registering

By |December 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Are you a homebrewer in the Central Virginia area? We want to share our wort with you! We will be producing a batch of wort and giving it away so you can produce your own beer to be judged by COTU staff and special guests. The winning beer will then be produced as a one‐off on a production level to be distributed throughout the greater Richmond region. Date: Saturday, January 21st Time: Mash in at [...]

January 7th: IV Wine Barrel Aged Belgian Quad Release

By |December 28th, 2016|Beers|

IV ( Four ) is a traditional Belgian Quadrupel clocking in at 10.6% alcohol by volume. This complex brew exudes flavors of dates, figs, and caramel. The beer is finished aged red wine barrels to add to the already intricate array of dark fruits.  750ml bottles and draft available.  Beach Fries food truck will be here serving up some ocean favorites to help drown out the cold.

The COTU Guide to Thanksgiving

By |November 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

If there's one truth to be told it's that beer pairs with everything. It pairs with turkey, football games, cakes and pies, big family gatherings, awkward conversations, catching up with loved ones... Everything. Whether you're loading up your car to head out of town, or bracing yourself for the full house you're about to have, we've got your guide to the perfect Thanksgiving pairings! Word to the wise: Stock up on all of your COTU Brew [...]

Dos Duderino Variant Release 12/10

By |November 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|

This is a beer release of Dude-like proportions! Inspired by overachievers, line fouls, and nihilists, Dos Duderinos is here to settle the score. Twice the power of El Duderino, this libation isn't for the weak minded. There is no ringer, piece, or Pomeranian strong enough to compete with its force. Nobody messes with Dos Duderinos and on December 10th, you'll know why. Now here's where it starts to get interesting... Here's where you need to [...]

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Shut Up Release Party 11/25

By |November 14th, 2016|Beers|

It’s Black Friday.  Your friends and family have worn your patience thin.  They are heading out to the stores to grab the latest, cheapest, foreign made, single use television on sale.  Thankfully for you, we are opening up at 12pm to give you what you really need, a nice tall glass of Shut Up!  Head on out to the brewery to enjoy some live tunes, delicious beverages, and of course your first taste of the [...]

COTU 4th Anniversary and Origin Grand Opening Preview

By |November 14th, 2016|Events|

Twas only 4 years ago we donned green suits and opened the doors of Center of the Universe Brewing Company. We've grown, expanded, and given the place a facelift since then but here we are, 4 years old and ready to celebrate another year. Here's a rundown of the events planned over our three day celebration. Friday, November 18th Friday kicks off our three day celebration with an anniversary tradition: the release of The Richard Imperial [...]

The Big LeBYRDski & Carytown Bathrobe Bar Crawl Return Nov. 4th

By |October 26th, 2016|Events|

COTU and The Byrd Theatre Foundation are back at it again! The Big LeBYRDski, a celebration of everything not Un-Dude, will take place on Friday, November 4th. There are a lot of ins, a lot of outs, and a lot of what have yous but we assure you that this year’s festivities will not disappoint. The Big LeBYRDski happens at the Byrd Theatre on Friday, November 4th. The event starts at 8pm for the screening of the [...]