LYNCHBURG, Va. – Yao Liu opened a Chinese and Japanese restaurant after moving to the U.S. from China in the late 1980s. She says that she’s always loved craft beer, though. In 2015, Beer 88 was born.
Why 88? There are a few reasons. First, she says, “8 or 9 is a lucky number back in my culture.”
Secondly, she thought it would be too hard to have 99 beers available and opted for 88 instead. As she quickly learned, “We have more than like 88 beers.”
If you make it through one list of 88 different beers, you get