pizza shop expands to include brewery

cheap moncler jackets sale WASHINGTON The craft brewing business is booming in Virginia, with the number of breweries in the state nearly doubling between 2011 and 2014. But in the Middleburg area, beer making has remained relatively dormant that is, until now. cheap moncler jackets sale

moncler outlet online Popular winery and pizza monlcer down jackets shop, Quattro Goomba is expanding its operations to include beer with the addition of a 6,000 square foot brewery, opening at the end of this month. moncler outlet online

“We’re buy moncler jackets kind of isolated as far as beer goes in moncler sale this area,” says the business’ head brewer Brandon Flanigin. “Other than Mt. Defiance [a Middleburg based cidery], I guess we’re kind of the first ones to deviate from the wine only idea around here.”

moncler outlet store Jay DeCianno, who owns Quattro Goomba with his wife, Jody, moncler sale outlet and another couple (“Quattro Goombas” literally means “four pals” in Italian), says getting into the brewing business seemed like a natural next step for the winery, which opened in 2009. After all, their business is built on the idea of making everything and anything from scratch. moncler outlet store

moncler outlet sale Jay first experimented with winemaking in 2005 when he made a barrel of a red blend in the basement of his home, using his grandfather’s secret cheap moncler jackets recipe. What was intended to be a one time project quickly turned into a small production business, and eventually a winery that overlooks the foothills of Virginia’s horse cheap moncler outlet country. moncler outlet sale

moncler outlet jackets “Literally in one year, one barrel turned into 200 cases. I think at that point, I started realizing behind the scenes that ‘Oh my gosh this might be turning into more than just a hobby,'” says Jody DeCianno. moncler outlet jackets

moncler sale outlet A few years after opening the winery, the DeCiannos added a pizza shop to the premises, where Jay serves moncler outlet up his homemade Sicilian style pizzas. He even makes the baguettes on the tasting room menu from scratch. moncler sale outlet

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moncler factory outlet “It just kind of fit with what we’re doing; it’s a craft thing,” Jay says. moncler factory outlet

cheap moncler The brewery, which moncler outlet online will open only on Saturdays at first, will seat 100, both at the bar and on benches that were imported from Germany’s Bavarian beer festivals. Outdoor seating will also be available in the warmer months. cheap moncler

The sizable space is constructed from reclaimed metals and wood from a former barn on the property. Drafts will be listed on a giant chalkboard that hangs above the concrete top bar.

cheap moncler outlet Currently, Flanigin is working on a number of things he hopes to put on that board in a few short weeks, including a milk stout; a Belgian double, a rye imperial IPA, a saison with rye and wheat, a black IPA and an imperial brown ale. cheap moncler outlet

moncler outlet uk “As we get closer, we’re going to have a better idea of what’s going to be ready [for the opening] and what’s not,” he says. “We’re coming up on spring and summer, so definitely a kolsch is coming and hopefully some experiments with some fruit, like a raspberry wheat, that type of thing.” moncler outlet uk

moncler jackets outlet Flanigin is brewing on relatively small equipment for the size of the space, producing about 45 gallons of beer for moncler outlet store each brew. He says eventually, he’d like to get some bigger equipment for the brewery to make about 300 gallons per brew. moncler jackets outlet

moncler outlet And while the brewery is on the winery’s property, Jody says it will operate as a separate business, with its own designated area for customers. That’s not to say one can’t visit the brewery first Cheap Moncler and then walk next cheap moncler door for a wine tasting or a pizza. moncler outlet

cheap moncler jackets The wine list at Quattro Goomba is a mix of Virginia, California and Chilean wines. The DeCiannos have 100 vines planted on the property, and grow three varieties of grapes on land just down the road. Twice a year, they have fruit shipped from both California and Chile. cheap moncler jackets

And while there are a number moncler mens jackets of unique blends on the tasting list at Quattro Goomba one of the more popular pours is that of Vino Di Nonni, which translates to wine the DeCianno family recipe.

cheap moncler coats When warmer weather comes around, Jody says, it’s hard to resist the winery’s homemade frozen sangria, which they cheap moncler sale make in both red and white. The drink is mixed in an industrial size frozen smoothie machine to achieve the ideal consistency. cheap moncler coats

“It’s moncler outlet sale like a 7 11 Slurpee for adults,” she says.

moncler sale But until the region’s cold steak breaks, patrons at Quattro Goomba can warm up cheap moncler coats with a glass of wine by the fire in the tasting room of the log cabin, or with a pizza and a bottle of red in the wine production room. And on Saturdays, starting Feb. 28, a pint or two in the new brewery might be enough to shake the winter blues at least for a few hours moncler sale.

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