Rhino Chasers Looking to Catch a Wave

Rhino ChaserTwo Washington area brewers made their new brewery plans public a couple weekends ago at the Northern Virginia Summer BrewFest.

Favio Garcia, former head brewer at Old Dominion, and Matt Hagerman, brewer at Growlers brewpub in Gaithersburg and also a former Old Dominion brewer, declared their plans to launch the M.A. Hagerman Brewing Company. They’ll relaunch what appears to be a defunct Huntingdon Beach, CA-based contract brew called Rhino Chasers Beer, as well as a  line marketed under the Catoctin Brewing Company brand.

Rhino Chaser is apparently slang for a surfer who is seeking “the big wave.” I’m not sure how the surfing theme relates to Northern Virginia (or to a Maryland mountain range for that matter) but I’m rooting for these guys! I’m eager for something good to come from the Old Dominion sell out and maybe this will be it.

Follow their progress on their soon to be new website at www.rhinochasersbeer.com.


5 Responses to Rhino Chasers Looking to Catch a Wave

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  2. Frank says:

    I had Rhino Chasers beer years ago while waiting for a flight at LAX. Not bad.

  3. andy says:

    my favorite beer in the 90s
    will it see its way to NH?

  4. Rob says:

    Winterful was my favorite of the holiday seasonals for a couple of years there. I hope these guys will brew that one again.

  5. Kev says:

    wow. Rhino Chasers what great news.

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