Virginia Craft Beer & Breweries

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  • August is Virginia Craft Beer Month

    Drink Local.

    Virginia is brewing some really tasty craft beer and the nation is noticing. The craft beer industry in Virginia has boomed very quickly from just a handful of craft breweries a couple of years ago to more than 100.

    Explore the trails - Nelson 151 Trail, the Red, White and Brew Trail, the Brew Ridge Trail, LoCo Ale Trail, or Virginia's Blue Ridge Beerway - for beautiful scenery, delicious, locally-sourced meals and some of Virginia's finest craft beer.

    Please designate a driver. Drink responsibly.



  • Read All About It.

    Get to know Virginia craft beer. When you're thirsty for more, there's more!


    Devils Backbone

    11 Award-Winning Virginia Craft Breweries

    Virginia is brewing some really tasty craft beer and the nation is noticing.
    The Shanty in Cape Charles

    Local Brews and Local Oysters: A Match Made in Heaven

    Enjoy the best of both at these six restaurants.
    Lickinghole Creek Brewmaster

    Secrets of the Brewmasters

    Virginia has had a long love affair with beer; it’s been enjoyed here since 1607 and we even have a recipe from George Washington for his brew.
    Blue Mountain Brewery and pizza

    Virginia's Craft Beer Pairs Nicely with Summer's Bounty

    Fresh fruits and veggies are summer staples, as are summer-only craft beer. Here are 20 ideas for pairing them.
    Richmond Beer Tours

    Virginia Beer Trails & Tours

    Ready for a ride on the Virginia craft beer bandwagon? Here’s how you can responsibly sip, sample and enjoy Virginia craft beer.
    Williamsburg Alewerks Pumpkin Ale

    Fall-Flavored Craft Brews

    Fall is for pumpkin-spiced everything, so why should Virginia’s craft breweries not get in on the action?




  • Top Beer Events

    Virginia Beach - Oct. 17 - 18 - Craft Beer Festival - The Virginia Beach Craft Beer Festival, having outgrown the 24th Street Park, has moved to a huge ...

    Ashburn - Oct. 24 - LoCo Brew Fest - It’s about time this happened! Join us October 24th for the first ever LoCo Brewfest to be ...

    Afton - Feb. 11 - Valentine's Beer Dinner at Blue Mountain Brewery - Valentine’s Beer Dinner at Blue Mountain Brewery. 7PM to 10PM. Join us for our annual ...

    Lexington - Sep. 10 - Rockbridge Beer & Wine Festival - Find the cure for what 'ales' you at the Rockbridge Beer and Wine Festival! Enjoy live musical ...

    Afton - Oct. 1, 2016 - 9, 2016 - Oktoberfest at Blue Mountain Brewery - Oktoberfest at Blue Mountain Brewery. Join us for our annual Oktoberfest celebration! Special beer ...

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  • Craft Brewery Experiences

    Devils Backbone beer taps

    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
    Beer Taps in Loudoun County

    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
    Starr Hill Brewery

    Eight Virginia-Made Items for Your Next Tailgate

    September 29, 2015

    It’s football season in Virginia, and no Saturday down south would be complete without an epic tailgate spread. Take your tailgating game ...

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    Dogs at Strangeways Brewing.

    Pups & Pints: Dog-Friendly Virginia Craft Breweries

    August 26, 2015

    Man’s best friend enjoys a ride and the company of others. Leash up and head to one of these Virginia craft breweries where dogs are ...

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    Seven Music & Craft Beer Destinations

    August 19, 2015

    Craft beer and live music go hand in hand and many of Virginia’s popular craft breweries are also known for being excellent live music ...

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    Citizen Burger Bar

    Eight Places for Virginia Crafts: Beer and Burgers

    August 19, 2015

    Arguably, pizza is beer’s BFF, which we have acknowledged. However, there’s a place for delicious farm-fresh burgers in this ...

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    Blue Mountain Brewery

    16 Places for Virginia Crafts: Beer and Pizza

    August 11, 2015

    What goes better with a cold craft beer than pizza? Nothing. We’re not talking big chain pizza, but those smothered in garden-fresh ...

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