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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Poses & Pints Every Other Saturday!

By |October 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Thanks to Healthy Life Yoga, we've got yoga and beer twice a month in our new private events space! Join us for an hour of yoga and then after you've worked up a sweat, stay for a while to quench your thirst with a COTU brew. This is an INDOORS event, so we will practice rain or shine. Class is from 11am-12pm, and then we'll have first dibs on beer when the tasting room opens at [...]

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El Duderino Release Party & Rockin’ for Autism

By |October 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|

The Dude returns! Join us in the taproom to welcome our decadent White Russian Milk Stout, El Duderino. Created with eight different malts and vanilla beans, El Duderino pours midnight black, capped with tan pillowy head and features flavors of chocolate and espresso. What a perfect way to kick off the dark beer season! From 3 to 6 pm, Rockin' for Autism will be happening in the Beirgarten and will feature three different bands and [...]

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COTU Celebrates PRIDE with Georgie Porgie Collaboration

By |August 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Center of the Universe Brewing Company and Ardent Craft Ales are honored to be brewing two different beers, "Georgie" and "Porgie," in celebration of Pride Fest in Richmond.  Both breweries are committed to inclusivity and celebrating the LGBTQ community in Richmond, the Commonwealth, and beyond.  Georgie and Porgie are two beers that represent the love we have for craft beer and for everyone who drinks it, no matter who they love.  Below are the release [...]

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By |May 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Center of the Universe Brewing Co. is pleased to announce our launch into the Fredericksburg and Northern Virginia market, starting on June 6th.  Pocahoptas IPA, Ray Ray’s Extra Pale Ale, Universal Lager, and Monkey’s Uncle will be available both on and off premise all the way from the brewery to the DC border.  Brown Distributing will be taking care of our distribution in the area.  Below are some initial events taking place the week of [...]

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Karaoke with Sho DJ every other Friday

By |March 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Come out and impress everyone with your singing ability. Too nervous to try Karaoke, well we have something that helps, Beer!!! Starts at 6:30 pm ends at 9:30