Beers with Beshear: Sweet Virginia

Kindsey Bernhardover 1 year


You've heard the phrase "Beers with Beshear," and now it's coming to Thursday through Sunday. Like many Kentuckians across the state at 5:00 pm, we are going to start having a "Beer with Beshear" on the website. With taprooms, bars and restaurants closed across the state, the craft beer industry in Kentucky is suffering. Each day we will highlight a different Kentucky craft beer to show our support of all the amazing breweries across our Commonwealth.

Blue Stallion Brewing: Sweet Virginia

No one has become more of a star in Kentucky over the past two months than Kentucky's sign language interpreter, Virginia Moore. Virginia is Governor Beahear's sidekick during his daily 5 o'clock press conferences. And in my opinion, she's the bigger star of the two. To honor what Virginia is doing, Blue Stallion brewed a beer in her name, Sweet Virginia. Sweet Virginia is a Sangria Lager with Black Currant and Passionfruit and it is delicious. The can displays the name "Sweet Virginia" in sign language. I didn't know what to expect for this beer, but it blew away all of my expectations. I had never had a beer with black currant before but now I want more beers with black currant. This beer is sweet and tart but not overbearing and the passionfruit notes are strong with a hint of black currant. Between Sweet Virginia and Sh'Andy Beer'Sheer, Blue Stallion Brewing in Lexington is doing an amazing job of showing the state's appreciation for the two people that bring us comfort every day at 5:00 pm. And I want to thank the people at Blue Stallion for that. Style: Sangria Lager with Black Currant and Passionfruit ABV: 5.5% IBU: N/A

Blue Stallion

610 W. Third Street Lexington, KY 40508

(open for curbside and to-go orders)

NOTE: There is no update today from Governor Beshear. Instead of tuning in today, check out the Andy and Virginia bobbleheads from The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum. You can preorder them HERE. #2 SOCIAL - Instagram Release Checklist (10).jpg

[You can now buy a bobblehead of 'ASL Queen' Virginia Moore, Gov. Beshear's sign language interpreter]


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