Cathy Jett is the assistant business editor at The Free Lance-Star, and specializes in covering the area's retail scene.
Super Bowl is super weekend for local brewery
Super Bowl weekend is second only to the Fourth of July when it comes to beer sales at Blue & Gray Brewing Co. in Spotsylvania County.
So the brewery will hold a rare Sunday opening from noon to 3 p.m. before this year’s big game.
“On weekends like this we often see our regular growler fill customers on Saturday returning on Sunday, complaining that their growler had a hole in it (because it’s empty),” President Jeffrey S. Fitzpatrick said in an email.
Blue & Gray’s brewpub, however, will be closed this Sunday because most people make plans for Super Bowl parties at home or a friend’s house, he said.
The brewpub will buck traditional Super Bowl fare today and Saturday by offering grilled salmon served with a choice of either lemon dill sauce or an Asian coconut sauce. Both will be served with brown rice, sun-dried tomatoes, artichoke hearts and capers.