16 Breweries In RVA Beer Brawl

By Maggie Comeau, Content Manager

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Legend Brewing Company

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321 W 7th St, Richmond, Virginia
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Legend Brewing Company opened in 1994 as a microbrewery specializing in both lagers and ales. They brew unpasteurized beers made with 2-row barley malt to ensure quality flavor.

Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery

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4100 Knolls Point Dr, Goochland, Virginia
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Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery grows their own hops, barely, fruit, herbs and spices. The water they brew with is drawn from their own well.

Extra Billy’s Smokehouse & Brewery

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1110 Alverser Dr, Midlothian, Virginia
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Extra Billy’s Smokehouse & Brewery makes great beers for hopheads. They are proud to be the second oldest brewery in Richmond.

Midnight Brewery

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2410 Granite Ridge Rd, Rockville, Virginia
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Midnight Brewery is a family owned microbrewery that opened in 2011. They are known for their solid IPAs and rich dark beers.

Isley Brewing Company

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1715 Summit Ave, Richmond, Virginia 23230
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Isley Brewing Company opened in 2013. They started with “The Bribe” oatmeal porter and went on to brew the famous “Choosy Mother” peanut butter oatmeal porter. In addition to rich dark beers, they also have refreshing flavors like ginger, apple, blueberry and orange in their beers.

Triple Crossing Brewing Company

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113 S Foushee St, Richmond, Virginia
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Triple Crossing Brewing Company has gained a huge following since opening in 2014. To really do their beer justice, go to the brewery to get a brew fresh out of the brite tank.

Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

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2408 Ownby Ln, Richmond, Virginia
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Hardywood Park Craft Brewery is a 100% sustainable and water-conscious brewery. Co-owner Patrick Murtaugh has studied brewing in Chicago, Germany and New York. Hardywood brews traditional European ales as well as exciting American beers. They have playful flavors like raspberry stout, gingerbread and blackberry, as well.

Double Dizzy Brewery

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Amelia Court House, Virginia 23002
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Founded in 2010, Double Dizzy Brewery started out with humble beginnings as a guy brewing beer on his stove top to a three vessel BCS system.

Strangeways Brewing

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2277A Dabney Rd, Richmond, Virginia
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Strangeways Brewing sees beer tasting as an adventure and promises to “unhinge the status quo”. They have been brewing beers with complex notes since 2013.

Rusty Beaver Brewery

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18043 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Ruther Glen, Virginia
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Rusty Beaver Brewery started in 2013. Their traditional old world brewing style yields unfiltered, unpasteurized craft ales with the freshest taste possible.

Ardent Craft Ales

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3200 W Leigh St, Richmond, Virginia
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Ardent Craft Ales opened in 2014 and has been making original brews ever since. Their seasonal brews like Earl Grey Brown Ale and Sweet Potato & Sage Autumn Ale are of particular note.

Center Of The Universe Brewing

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11293 Air Park Rd, Ashland, Virginia
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Established in 2012, Center of the Universe Brewing brews fun beers with playful names and has its own homebrewing school.

Garden Grove Brewing Company

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3445 W Cary St, Richmond, Virginia
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Garden Grove Brewing Company’s grand opening is Valentine’s Day 2015. They are inspired by Belgian and British brewing tradition. Garden Grove promises beers with personality!

Blue Bee Cider

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212 W 6th St, Richmond, Virginia 23224
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Blue Bee Cider is a cider brewer with a Hopsap Shandy cider made with citrus, apple and hops.

Antioch Brewing Company

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Antioch Brewing Company loves dogs almost as much as they love beer. Owner Raymond Bunch has been reading into Thomas Jefferson’s brewing techniques.

Battlefield Brewing Co.

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4187 Plank Rd, Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Battlefield Brewing Co. is a small brewery located inside a brewpub. They have a solid red ale.

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Maggie Comeau, Content Manager

Maggie Comeau is the content manager of Scoutology. Her favorite things to write about are sweets, brunch and burgers.

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