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SEMINAR: Dirty Talk - Does Terroir Influence the Taste of Beer?

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SEMINAR: Dirty Talk - Does Terroir Influence the Taste of Beer?

Main Street Station Shed

1500 E. Main St. Richmond, VA

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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Please join Sean-Thomas Pumphrey, Chief Beer Officer and Co-Founder of award-winning Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery, a water-conscious, biologically friendly 290 acre Farm Brewery located in Goochland County, Virginia, for this fascinating seminar about how terroir influences the flavor profile of craft beer.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY, BUT seminars are only available to ticket-holders, who have already purchased either VIP/EARLY Admission or General Admission Walk-Around Grand Tasting tickets.   This seminar is first come, first serve.   About 50 seats will be available.  Seminar is held in the same area as the Walk-Around Grand Tasting. 

IMPORTANT NOTE:  Only attendees, who have paid for a General Admission or VIP/Early Admission Walk-Around Grand Tasting ticket, are permitted to attend this seminar.

This seminar will include tastings of world-class Virginia and American craft beer.

About the Seminar Leader, Sean-Thomas Pumphrey

Born and raised in Richmond, VA.  Father of 3 (2 girls, one boy). Received a BA in History from the University of Montana in 2001.  Earned a MBA from the University of Richmond in 2008.  Co-founded Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery (LCCB) with wife Lisa Pumphrey and Farris Loutfi in 2013.  Lickinghole Creek has pioneered farm breweries throughout Virginia with the passage of SB430, which defines what a Farm Brewery is in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Lickinghole Creek won 4 medals at the 2015 Virginia Craft Brewer's Fest, including a Gold Medal for Virginia Black Bear.  LCCB won a silver medal for Heir Apparent at the 2015 Great American Beer Festival in Denver, CO,  and won Best New Virginia Brewery in 2014 by Rate Beer.