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  • August is Virginia Craft Beer Month

    Drink Local.

    Virginia offers true local flavor at more than 60 craft breweries, restaurants and bars, all with local love on tap. Explore the trails - Nelson 151 Trail, the Red, White and Brew Trail, or the Brew Ridge Trail - for beautiful scenery, delicious, locally-sourced meals and some of Virginia's finest craft beer.

    Create your own "Wolf Pack" or perhaps dub it a "Howlers & Growlers" tour when you tap-travel to BadWolf in Manassas, Wild Wolf in Nellysford and Wolf Hills in Abingdon.

    Color-code your brews blue with tastings at Blue & Gray in Fredericksburg, Blue Lab in Lexington, Blue Mountain Barrel House in Arrington and Blue Mountain Brewery in Afton.

    Having fun with Virginia's craft breweries yet? Plan your own themed trip.

     

    Get Social.

    Track your tap travels when you share your Instagram videos and photos with #vabeer

     

    Read All About It.

    Have you been keeping up? Check out our craft beer blog posts.

     

    Please designate a driver. Drink responsibly.

     

     

    Craft Beer Events

    Nellysford -  Aug. 2 - 3, Aug. 9 - 10, Aug. 16 - 17, Aug. 23 - 24, Aug. 30 - 31 - Arts 'N Ales at Wild Wolf Brewing Company                       

    Roanoke - Aug. 9 - Microfestivus  

    Staunton - Aug. 9 - Summer Blues & Brews Festival  

    Roseland - Aug. 23 - Annual Virginia Craft Brewers Festival at Devils Backbone Brewing Company  

    Herndon - Aug. 29, Sep. 5, 12, 19, 26 - JamBrew  

    Tazewell - Sep. 6 - Bottoms Up Beer, Wine, & Shine Festival  

    Falls Church - Sep. 6 - NoVA Brew Bus - Mad Fox Brewing, Port City Brewing & Forge Brew Works  

    Lexington - Sep. 6 - Rockbridge Beer & Wine Festival  

    Manassas - Sep. 13 - Bands Brews and Barbecue  

    Richmond - Sep. 19, 20, 21 - St. Benedict Oktoberfest  

    Reston - Sep. 20 - Beer, Bourbon & BBQ  

     
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  • Craft Brewery Experiences

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    Red, White and Brew Trail

    Travel this trail in Nelson County to be introduced to four breweries and ten wineries. Exploring this trail could take as long as you want it to.

    Red, White and Brew Trail
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    Quench Your Thirst

    From more than 200 wineries to an ever-growing variety of craft breweries and distilleries, Virginia is the hottest place to quench your thirst.

    Quench Your Thirst
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