There’s plenty going on, so find a warm and cozy Brewery or Brew Pub, and ward off the cold weather with some fresh beer.
Steal the Pint/Glass Nights:
Mon, Jan 5 - Pint Night with Devil’s Backbone Brewing Co., Park Lane Tavern, 5:00 pm, Peninsula Town Center, Hampton. Our regular Monday Night Pint Night will feature Virginia’s own Devils Backbone Brewing. We’ll have both their Kilt Flasher (Scottish-style, deep ruby colored, Wee-heavy ale), and their Schwartz beer (German-style black lager). We’ll also have Live Music from Brian Sewell at 6:30 pm.
Tue, Jan 6 - Tap Takeover Tuesday, with Young Veterans Brewing Co., Whiskey Kitchen, 6 - 9:00 pm, 2149 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach. Every Tuesday we invite a local brewery to take over some of our taps with the beers they want to feature. Come in and enjoy a beer with the Brewmaster or the representative of the brewery. Start or add to your cool collection of brew logo glassware.
Thu, Jan 8 - Flying Dog Tap Takeover & Pint Night, Home Republic, 6:00 pm, 328 Laskin Road, Virginia Beach. Come out to Home Republic for Tap Takeover Thursday, featuring Flying Dog Brewery! Did we mention it starts during our Happy Hour? 3-7 everyday!
Thu, Jan 8 - HK on the Bay’s Steal the Pint Night, with New Belgium Brewing, 4600 Lookout Rd, Virginia Beach. We will be pouring: Fat Tire, Portage Porter (New Belgium’s first porter), 1554 (draft only), Rampant. Come out and hang with Geoff Rifkin, eat some good food and drink some great beer.
Thu, Jan 8 - Pint Night with Founders Brewing, The Public House, 5:00 pm, 1112 Colley Ave., Norfolk, VA. Come by, enjoy some great beers, hang with our friends from the brewery, and snag a pint! We tap the kegs at 5 pm, see you then!
Thu, Jan 8 - Featured Brewery of the Month: Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, The Point at Phoebus, 30 E. Mellen Street, Hampton. For the entire month of January, Hardywood Park Craft Brewery of Richmond, VA will be our featured brewery of the month. Local craft brews paired with farm to table foods ensures a memorable local experience. Each Thursday we will host a pint night and the last Thursday of the month a representative from the brewery will be visiting The Point. Join us as we continue to support local farms and breweries. Did you know Hardywood uses local ingredients in their brewing whenever possible? Bring in the new year supporting local business. Hope to see everyone at The Point at Phoebus.
Thu, Jan 8 - Pint Night/Tap takeover with Alewerks Brewing Co., The Cove Tavern, 6:00 pm, 3701 Strawberry Plains Rd., Williamsburg. Join us as Local Brewery ALEWERKS takes over our taps on our 4 Seasons Patio! Take a glass home with you! Acoustic music by Nathan Lienard. Alewerks featured Brews: Chesapeake Pale Ale, Drake Tail, Coffeehouse Stout, Tavern Ale.
Fri, Jan 9 - Evolution Craft Brewing Pin Tapping, Lynnhaven Pub, 6:00 pm, Virginia Beach. Join us for a special night of Craft Beer from Evolution Craft Brewing Company in Salisbury, MD featuring a pin tapping on the patio with Evolution’s No. 3 IPA, No. 6 double IPA, Lucky 7 porter, the new Sprung golden ale, Haymaker pale ale, and also a special tapping of Prelude Black bourbon barrel-aged black ale.
Sun, Jan 11 - Sunday Brewer Series, Lager Heads, 5:30 pm, at the Hilton Garden Inn, 3315 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach. Come meet the brewers and try the beer, it’s perfect to be here sipping with a friend.
Mon, Jan 12 - Pint Night, Park Lane Tavern, 5:00 pm, Peninsula Town Center, Hampton. Our regular Monday Night Pint Night. We’ll also have Live Music from Brian Sewell at 6:30 pm.
Thu, Jan 15 - Beach Brewing Tap Takeover & Pint Night, Home Republic, 6:00 pm, 328 Laskin Road, Virginia Beach. Come out to Home Republic for Tap Takeover Thursday, featuring Local Favorite Beach - Brewing Company! Did we mention it starts during our Happy Hour? 3-7 everyday!
Thu, Jan 15 - HK on the Bay’s Steal the Pint Night, with New Belgium Brewing, 4600 Lookout Rd, Virginia Beach. We will be pouring: Fat Tire, Portage Porter (New Belgium’s first porter), 1554 (draft only), Rampant. Come out and hang with Geoff Rifkin, eat some good food and drink some great beer.
Thu, Jan 15 - Pint Night, The Public House, 5:00 pm, 1112 Colley Ave., Norfolk, VA. Come by, enjoy some great beers, hang with our friends from the brewery, and snag a pint! We tap the kegs at 5 pm, see you then!
Thu, Jan 15 - Meet the Brewer: Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, The Point at Phoebus, 30 E. Mellen Street, Hampton. For the entire month of January, Hardywood Park Craft Brewery of Richmond, VA will be our featured brewery of the month. Local craft brews paired with farm to table foods ensures a memorable local experience. Each Thursday we will host a pint night and the last Thursday of the month a representative from the brewery will be visiting The Point. Join us as we continue to support local farms and breweries. Did you know Hardywood uses local ingredients in their brewing whenever possible? Bring in the new year supporting local business. Hope to see everyone at The Point at Phoebus.
Thu, Jan 15 - Brewer Dinner featuring Founders Brewing, Water Street Grille, 6:30 pm, 323 Water Street, Yorktown. Join us for a four course beer paired menu featuring Founder’s Brewing beers! $50/pp. Call for Reservations (757)369-5644
Upcoming Brew/Beer Fests:
Sat, Jan 17 - The Winter Blues Jazz Festival presents DoG Street Pub’s, BiG Bold Beer Fest #3BF, 11:30 am - 4:30 pm, Merchants’ Square, Williamsburg. This January the Winter Blues Jazz Festival brings four days of music & energy to Williamsburg, and sandwiched right in the middle on Saturday afternoon is the BiG Bold Beer Fest, a feature tasting of rare, aged & other wise BiG beers. Don’t worry if the 3BF selection is enough to keep you warm (it is) because you’ll be cozy under a giant heated tent on Duke of Gloucester Street in front of the Pub. With the perfect setting and gourmet street food from Chef David Everett & crew, the beer event of the year has come early. Rock out to continuous live music on two stages featuring Herbie D and the Dangermen, the Mike Lucci Band with guest appearances by Bobby BlackHat Walters and Logan Layman & Cole Layman of In Layman Terms. Guests will receive a souvenir tasting glass and tickets to purchase beer samples, pints & food. Additional food & beer tickets are available for purchase at the event; credit cards accepted but cash always works.
Support your Local Brewers - Brewery Happenings:
O’CONNOR BREWING COMPANY, 211 W. 24th Street, Norfolk Taproom Hours: Tue-Thu 4-8:00 pm, Fri 4-9:00 pm, Sat 12-9:00 pm, Sun 12-6:00 pm
10 Beers now on Tap: Including Just Released seasonals Ibrik Turkish coffee stout and Bold Man oyster stout, Hop Trick triple hopped IPA, and Bells Beach Fall saison, along with our six flagships; Green Can golden ale, Red Nun red ale, Norfolk Canyon pale ale, El Guapo agave IPA, Great Dismal black IPA, and O’Conner Dry Irish Stout!
O’Connor Brewing Company earned the Gold in the hotly contested ‘Brewery of the Year’ category for the 2014 VEER Golden Tap Awards! ‘Red Nun’ won earned VEER’s top spot for local Amber/red ales and second place for ‘Beer of the Year’, while Norfolk Canyon Pale Ale, Pecan Porter, and Great Dismal Black IPA also garnered Gold from VEER voters.
Tue, Jan 6 - TACO TUESDAY & TRIVIA. We’ll have one of our favorite food trucks serving up tasty taco treats, 4-9 pm.
Wed, Jan 7 - VINYL NIGHT. We’re back again with Vinyl Night, so bring in a record or just jam to the great tunes we got playing in the tap room.
Thu, Jan 8 - BURGER NIGHT. Every Thursday night is Burger Night with CXB BBQ and Eats! It’s also Thirsty Thursday, which means we’re offering drink specials on everything served in a pint, flight, or growler. Plus 30% off all merchandise, too. No reason, just cuz. So come hungry and thirsty, cuz it’s Thursday!
Fri, Jan 9 - FIRKIN & FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY. TGIF! Every Friday at the brewery, we offer two special casked beers for your tasting pleasure. So they’re not really in firkins, but “Cask” doesn’t sound as good with “Food Truck” or “Friday.” Plus, from 4 to 8pm, enjoy delicious food from one of our favorite food trucks.
Sat, Jan 10 - On Saturdays we’re open from noon to nine, and we’ll have delicious Street food by one of our favorite food trucks from 3 to 8 pm.
Sun, Jan 11 - SECOND SUNDAY BRUNCH/SIN NIGHT. Every Second Sunday we welcome pop-up waffle shop Waffletina to the brewery for a one-of-a-kind brunch, from noon to 3 pm, or until the waffles run out. And, if you work in a bar or restaurant, we’ve got an exclusive happy hour just for you! Please bring in a recent pay stub as proof that you’re an industry employee.
SMARTMOUTH BREWING COMPANY, 1309 Raleigh Ave #300, Norfolk Tasting Room Hours: Wed-Fri 4:30 - 8:00 pm, Sat 12:00 - 7:00 pm * Sat - Discounted Growler Fills from 12-2 pm * Sat - Free Brewery tours on the hour, 2-6 pm
Smartmouth’s three flagship beers (Murphy’s Law amber ale, Alter Ego saison, and Rule G IPA) are now available in crafty 12-ounce cans.
8 beers on tap including seasonals: New Bandwagon Dr Rudy, Re-release of Holiday Helper Imperial Red, Safety Dance pilsner, and Cowcatcher Milk Stout; as well as our regulars: Alter Ego Saison, Murphy’s Law American Amber Ale, Rule G IPA, and Notch 9 Double IPA! See you soon!
Smartmouth earned the Gold in the Tasting Room category for the 2014 VEER Golden Tap Awards! Our very own Notch 9 Double IPA won ‘Beer of the Year’, while other Smartmouth beers that scored Gold in the VEER poll this year included Rule G in the IPA category, Alter Ego Saison in the Belgian Ale category, and Missing Digit Hemp Session IPA in the Session Ale category.
Wed, Jan 7 - Tasting Room open; Hump Day! Hoist a pint to celebrate.
Thu, Jan 8 - Tasting Room open, Delicious pizzas delivered by ‘Chelsea Bakehouse’.
Fri, Jan 9 - Tasting Room open, Delicious food from ‘Bro’s Fish Tacos’.
Sat, Jan 10 - Tasting Room open, with Live Music by ‘Marty Moore’ from 4:30-6:30 pm, and delicious food from ‘Pizza Bella Vista’.
BEACH BREWING COMPANY, 1505 Taylor Farm Rd., Virginia Beach Taproom Hours: Tue-Thu 3-7:00 pm, Fri 3-9:00 pm, Sat 12-9:00 pm, Sun 1-6:00 pm Beach Brewing Company operates a production microbrewery and taproom in Virginia Beach, VA. We’re proud of what we create here and love nothing more than sharing our passion with others.
On tap - Fresh batch of Fire At Sea smoked coffee porter, and just released Polaris winter tripel, Riptide Altbier, Ghost Ship Citra pale ale, Hoptopus double IPA, SeaDevil imperial stout, and port barrel Full Broadside.
Hoptopus Double IPA scored Gold in the Imperial IPA category of the 2014 VEER Golden Tap Awards!
Fri, Jan 9 - Join us for our fresh beer & one our favorite food trucks ‘Lucky Peach’ serving up good treats from 3-5 pm!
Sat, Jan 10 - Join us for a fresh Cask of Beer while one of our favorite food trucks ‘Taste of the Tropics’ serves up their awesome menu starting at 12 pm.
Sun, Jan 11 - GROWLER POWER HOURS!! The Weekend’s not over! We have our Growler Power Hours from 2-4 pm with discounts on all growler and grenade fills!
YOUNG VETERAN’S BREWING COMPANY, 2505 Horse Pasture Rd., Virginia Beach Tasting Hours: Mon-Thu 1500-2000, Fri 1500-2300, Sat 1200-2300, Sun 1200-2000 High Speed - High Quality. Veteran Owned and Operated. Military Discount - 15% with valid ID
Now on Draft - Just released ‘Truce in the Forest’ Imperial White IPA, New Recruit honey blonde ale, Semper FI.P.A., Big Red Rye IPA, and Night Vision American stout! Come get your growlers filled!
Check it out! Pineapple Grenade wins Gold in the German Weizen category for the 2014 VEER Golden Tap Awards! We also won Silver for Session Beer with our ‘Young Recruit’!
Fri, Jan 9 - Food Truck Friday with ‘No Brick Grill’ on site starting at 1500 hours (3 pm).
Sat, Jan 10 - Local Food Truck ‘CXB BBQ & Eats’ on site to pair up their awesome food with our delicious fresh beer, starting around 1500.
BACK BAY BREWING COMPANY, 614 Norfolk Ave., Virginia Beach Taproom Hours: Thu 3-10 pm, Fri 3 pm-12 am, Sat 12n-12 am, Sun 12n-8 pm
Now On Tap - Queen Ann’s Revenge Stout, Witch of Pungo pumpkin Ale, False Cape Amber Ale, Steel Pier Bohemian Lager, Atlantic Ave IPA, and Beach Cruiser Pale Ale.
Nut Quacker is on tap! Walnuts, cinnamon, ginger, and vanilla bean. Tasty Holliday treat! Come by and see us!
Wow! Our own Witch of Pungo pumpkin ale won Silver for Pumpkin Beers in the 2014 VEER Golden Tap Awards! And Queen Ann’s Revenge Stout won Silver for Strong Ales!
Wed, Jan 7 - Open Mic night starting at 7 pm!
Thu, Jan 8 - Vinyl Night! Spinning records starting at 7 pm, hosted by Vinyl Daze Record Shop.
Sat, Jan 10 - Firkin Cask! Come out and enjoy some Cask Ale. We only have one firkin that will be tapped at 3 pm and when it’s gone it’s gone.
ST. GEORGE BREWING COMPANY, 204 Challenger Way, Hampton Tap Room Hours: Mon-Fri 3 - 5 pm, Sat 10 am - 4 pm. Retail and Tastings Mon through Sat. Brewery Tours Wed through Sat.
Beers on Tap: Black Forest Ale, Nut Brown Ale, Feast of St. George, Pilsner, Porter, Oktoberfest, English IPA, Golden Ale, Winter Scotch Ale, and Larry’s Lemonade.
We won Gold in the 2014 VEER Golden Tap Awards for our Nut Brown Ale, Silver with our Porter, and Bronze for our Winter/Russian Imperial Stout!
Tue, Jan 6 - Thirsty Taco Tuesday with ‘Stuft Not Your Average Street Food’, 4:30-8:00 pm. What a great way to spend a Tuesday evening with great food, great beer and great times.
Fri, Jan 9 - Food Truck Friday, 4:30- 8:00 pm. There is nothing better that starting your weekend off with food trucks and beer. It’s a match made in heaven (or Hampton if you’re a local)!
PLEASURE HOUSE BREWING, 3025 Shore Dr., Virginia Beach Hours: Wed/Thu 3 - 10:00 pm, Fri 3 - 11:00 pm, Sat 12 - 11:00 pm, Sun 12 - 9:00 pm WE ARE NOW OPEN!!! At Pleasure House Brewing we are passionate about two things: making great beer and serving our community!
Our line-up: Emma Hop Sesh brown ale, Marley’s Gift Porter w/ Blueberry & Vanilla bean, 7 Cities Bruin Belgian brown, Hurricane Surfer double IPA, Coronado Red Ale, Pale Surfer, Wreck Diver
We’ve upgraded our dart boards, gotten new darts, and put runner mats and official throw lines in place. It’s time to throw down! Who’s interested in a dart league?
ALEWERKS BREWING COMPANY, 189-B Ewell Road, Williamsburg Tasting Hours: Mon-Thu 12 - 7 pm, Fri/Sat 12 - 8 pm, Sun 12 - 5 pm Williamsburg AleWerks is located in the heart of the early colonies in Williamsburg, Virginia. Established in 2006 we have rolled out a broad range of beer offerings and quickly established a reputation for fine beer. We operate a direct fired brick-clad Peter Austin brew house and ferment all our beers in state-of-the-art conical fermenters. The Alewerks Taproom features 17 beers on tap including a firkin (cask ale). Located around the corner from the Williamsburg Outlet Malls, the taproom is the perfect place to experience great local beers and friendly service. Tours are offered daily (except Sundays) where guests can learn about the history of beer, see the brewery and how beer is made and taste some fresh local beer.
On Tap: Coffeehouse Stout with Caramel is the featured Cask Ale in the Taproom! It is available only here, come on in and try it before it’s all gone. Shorty Time IPA, Drake Tail, Tavern Ale, Small Batch #1 Dark Mild Ale, Chaka Latte, Redmarker Ale, Washington’s Porter, Chesapeake Pale Ale,
We are down to our last few cases of Bourbon Barrel Porter and Lover’s Greed. Hurry in and get yours before you miss it! There is still a two bottle limit per person on the Bourbon Barrel Porter.
Sun, Jan 18 - Tony Bob Merritt playing in the taproom starting at 2 pm
BRASS CANNON BREWING, 8105 Richmond Rd., Toano (Williamsburg) Hours: Mon-Sat 12 - 7:00 pm Founded by enthusiastic homebrewers, Brass Cannon Brewing is a craft brewery dedicated to the production of high quality brews for sale on tap. We currently offer 6 quality brews at our tap room in Toano, VA. We usually have 4 year-round offerings, 1 seasonal and 1 langrage tap that changes whenever we feel like it.
On Tap: Barrage Brown Ale, Angry Scot Scottish style wee heavy ale, Muzzle Flash American amber ale, and Smoothbore Stout
** The Great Turkish Bombard, our winter seasonal is now available in the tasting room. It is a Turkish Coffee Porter made with cardamom and date sugar!
Other Local Brew and Brew Pub Happenings:
THE BIRCH BAR, Chelsea, 1231 W. Olney Rd., Norfolk Hours: Tue-Thu 5:00 pm - 12:00 am, Fri-Sat 3:00 pm - 2:00 am A Bar that specializes in Craft, Artisanal, European, Crazy-hard-to-say Beer and Cheese! * Week Day Happy Hour: 5-7 pm, $1 off All Full Draft Beers, Tue, Wed, and Thu! * Weekend Happy Hour: 3-5 pm $2 off $5 and $7 Full Draft Beers, Fri and Sat!
On Tap: Founders Dirty Bastard Nitro Scotch Ale, Allagash Session Brett American Wild Ale, Green Flash Hop Head Red, Stillwater Cellar Door Sage Saison, OEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores) Solaris Tart Cider/Beer Blend, Drouin Poire Perry/ Pear Cider, Stiegl Radler Grapefruit Beer, Del Ducato Verdi “Z” Chili Mead Barrel Sour Stout, Art Flama Spanish Red Ale, Perennial Peach Berliner Weiss Fruited Tart Wheat, hornbridge Kipling English Pale Ale, Reissdorf Kolsch, Firestone Walker Union Jack American IPA, Baladin Isaac “Z” Gin Barrel Sour Ale, JW Lees Harvest Ale English Barleywine, Ca l’Arneys Guineu Riner Session IPA, Kiuchi Hitachino Saison du Japon Yuzu/Koji Saison, BFM Bon Chien 2012 Sour Biere de Garde, Del Borgo Perle ai Porci Oyster Stout, CASK: Thornbridge Jaipur English IPA
We won GOLD for Best Overall Draft Beer Selection (Number of taps/quality) in the 2014 VEER Golden Tap Awards! Also Gold and Silver in the ‘Best Indoor or Small Beer Event’ category.
Wed, Jan 7 - Wednesday Night Beer Education - We feature special tappings of rare beer, we pour crazy bottles by the glass, hold Steal the Pint nights, and we even sometime incorporate food into it!
Thu, Jan 8 - Cheesemonger Thursday, with special cheese platter offerings.
Fri, Jan 9- Friday Nights Pairing Menu - A way to offer a bridge between our beer menu and our cheese! The pairings can be ordered individually or they can be ordered together as a flight!
Sat, Jan 10 - Happy Hour is from 3-5 pm with Growler Fills and Draft Flight specials
Upcoming: Save the Date - 3rd Annual 43 Hours of Dark, starting Jan 13
NORFOLK TAPROOM, Corner of Granby & Main Streets, Downtown Norfolk Hours: Mon - Fri: 2:00 pm - 2:00 am, Sat - Sun: 12:00 pm - 2:00 am 24 Beers on draft and over a hundred other beers from here, there, and everywhere.
Offering Norfolk’s best Happy Hour every day from 5 - 7:00 pm with great food and drink specials. If you have not done so already please follow us @norfolktap on Twitter for the best updates on specials and live music performances at the Norfolk TapRoom. See y’all tonight.
THE PUBLIC HOUSE, Ghent, 1112 Colley Ave., Norfolk Hours: Mon - Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 am Welcome to The Public House - Ghent’s first “gastropub.” GastroPub - It’s just a fancy word that people invented to describe places that put a creative spin on traditional pub food - and charge you eight bucks for fries. We put a lot of work into creating those spins, though, like making nearly everything in-house and using as many locally or regionally produced products as possible. We hope you enjoy.
TAPHOUSE GRILL GHENT, 931 W. 21st Street, Norfolk Hours: Mon - Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 am The ACME of craft beer in Norfolk since 1995; Fresh Fish, Vegetarian Fare, Pastas, Fish Tacos, Burgers, Wraps, Wings, 45 Taps, 100’s of Bottles.
COGAN’S PIZZA, Ghent, 1901 Colonial Ave, Norfolk Hours: Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am, Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am A local favorite since the 1970’s, the Best pizza in Norfolk! Excellent selection of 33 Beers on tap including several seasonal brews! Whether you choose to enjoy a pie with the family in the dining room, a beer with some friends playing air hockey, a seat at the bar or a table on the best front porch/ patio in Ghent, we can guarantee you’ll have a great time!
BELMONT HOUSE OF SMOKE, Ghent, 2117 Colonial Ave, Norfolk Hours: Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am, Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am A True urban BBQ and Smokehouse, with a full upstairs Bar, outdoor deck and live Music venue, with a constantly changing selection of local, regional, and national craft beers.
Awarded GOLD for ‘Best Beer and Live music’ in the 2014 VEER Golden Tap Awards!
PORCH AT WHOLE FOODS MARKET, West Hilltop, 1800 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach Hours: 7 days 7am to 9pm An organic coffee bar and pub serving fresh-brewed organic coffee, seven local and craft beers on tap, wines by the glass and delicious pub food, including breakfast all day. Located in the front of the store, The Porch also features refillable growlers, mix-a-six custom six-pack program, weekly dinner specials and a NEW cheese platter menu.
We won GOLD for best Coffee shop beer selection in the 2014 VEER Golden Tap Awards!
Wed, Jan 7 - Pizza and Pint on the Porch, Two slices and a Pint $10, 4 - 9 pm
Thu, Jan 8 - Beer School on the Porch, featuring Champion Brewing, 6:30 pm, pay at the door.
Sun, Jan 11 - Bonfire Magazine Food Truck Rodeo. Grab a bite from local food trucks from 11 am - 2 pm in our east side parking lot, and 10% of food truck sales will be donated to WHRO. Twisted Sisters Cupcakes & Sugar Shack Cafe, Sofrito, The Coop - Virginia, Lucky Peach, Karnage Asada and Three Ships Coffee.
TAPPED GASTROPUB, East Hilltop, 1550 Laskin Rd #198, Virginia Beach Open daily 11:00 am - 1:30 am Do-it-yourself Draught Tables to practice your perfect pour. Choose from our selection of local microbrews and enjoy a new favorite beer you can’t find anywhere else. Growlers now Available!
Draft List: Guinness Draught, Blue Moon Belgian White, Beach Brewing Co. Hoptopus, Allagash White, Duchesse De Bourgogne, O’Connor El Guapo, Bells Two Hearted Ale, Young Veteran’s Pineapple Grenade, Port City Porter, Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat, New Belgium La Folie, Bold Rock, Heavy Seas Small Craft, Duvel Belgian Strong Pale Ale, Ommegang Fleur De Houblon, Terrapin Recreation Ale, Heritage The Teddy American Pale Ale, St. George Larry’s Lemonade, Devils Backbone Vienna Lager, Champion Killer Kolsch, Boulevard Saison-Brett, Young Veterans Beach Stormer Black Rye IPA, Lagunitas Night Time Black IPA, O’Connor Spyhop, Starr Hill Whiter Shade of Pale White IPA, Avery 21 Anniversary Ale Imperial Brown, Young Veterans Jet Noise 2XIPA, Breckenridge 471 2XIPA, Terrapin Nitro Full of Balarney, Dogfish Head Red and White, AleWerks Shorty Time IPA What’s New on Tap: St. Bernardus Christmas Ale, Mission Hefeweizen, and Ommegang Game of Thrones, rotating taps are Old Rasputen nitro stout, and Bells Xmas Scottish ale
Live Music Wed - Sun.
Every Thu - Virginia Craft Beer Night, $3 Pints of local and regional craft beers.
LYNNHAVEN PUB, N Great Neck Beach, 2236 W. Great Neck Rd., Virginia Beach Hours: Mon-Sun, 11:00 am - 2:00 am An Average of 100 Different Beers and New Styles Coming In Every Week!
Lynnhaven Pub wins Gold for ‘Best Dive Bar Beer Selection’ in the 2014 VEER Golden Tap Awards!
Tap Line-up: Liefmans Goudenband, Goose Island Bourbon County Stout, Hardywood Bourbon Barrel Gingerbread Stout, Terrapin French Toast Wake N Bake, Stone Master of Disguise, Beach Brewing Kracken Triple IPA
Every Fri - Charlotte Hour, from 5 - 8:00 pm. Our good friend Charlotte will be out on the patio sampling some tasty brews. Come by, talk beer with her, and grab a ready brew.
HOME REPUBLIC, 328 Laskin Road, Virginia Beach Hours: Mon-Thu 3 - 10:30 pm , Friday 3 - 11:00 pm, Sat/Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm Home Republic is a locally owned brewpub, restaurant, and wine shop. Our mission is to make every customer feel at home by sharing our passion for good beer, wine, and food. We serve our own beer, brewed on-site, locally brewed beers on draft, and bottled beers from around the world.
Every Tue - TRIVIA TUESDAYS. What goes better with beer than a friendly competition for prizes??? We are excited to have Trivia Tuesdays with Smartmouth Trivia and of course, food and drink specials! 7 - 9 pm.
LAGERHEADS BEACH PUB, VB Oceanfront on the Boardwalk, 3315 Atlantic Ave. at the Hilton Garden Inn, Virginia Beach Open Daily from 11 am - 2 am 20 Beers on Tap, 10 Signature Burgers
Tap List: Traveler Shandy Rotating Tap, Lagunitas Seasonal Rotating Tap, Lonerider Brewing Shotgun Betty Hefeweizen, Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale, Sweetwater Hop Hash Double IPA, New Belgium Fat Tire, Duclaw Sweet Baby Jesus Chocolate Peanut Butter Porter, Beach Brewing Riptide Pilsner, Young Veterans Pineapple Grenade, Beach Brewing Loggerhead ale, Back Bay Brewing Seasonal, Devils Backbone Vienna Lager, Starr Hill Seasonal, Beach Brewing Hammerhead IPA, Hardywood Great Return IPA, Bold Rock Virginia Draft Hard Cider, Legend Oktoberfest, St. George Porter, O’Connor Dry Irish Stout, Hardywood Reserve Series
11th STREET TAPHOUSE BAR & GRILL, VB Oceanfront on the Boardwalk, 1011 Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach Hours: Mon - Thu 4:00 pm-12:00 am, Fri - Sat 11:30 am-1:30 am, Sun 11:30 am-12:00 am Quench your thirst with over 30 draft beers which includes micro, craft and macro brewed beer.
Draft List: New Belgium - Rotating, Terrapin - Rotating, Samuel Adams - Rotating, Ommegang Rare Vos, Beach Brewing Hoptopus Dbl IPA, O’Connor Red Nun Ale, Legend Brown Ale, Devil’s Backbone Vienna Lager, Angry Orchard Hard Cider, Victory Golden Monkey Belgian Style, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, Bluegrass Brewery Jefferson Reserve Stout, Green Flash IPA, Blue Moon Belgian Style Cloudy Wheat, Guinness Stout, Stella Artois, Yuengling, Magic Hat #9, Miller Lite, Lagunitas IPA, Schneider Aventinus Dopplebach, Stone Oaked Aged Arrogant Bastard, Dos Equis XX, Allagash White Belgian, Bud Light, Dogfish Head 90 IPA
Every Thu - Draft Beer Night, from 4-9:00 pm we offer 50% off our rotating Drafts!
Every Fri/Sat Live Music
WHISKEY KITCHEN, 2149 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach Hours: Mon-Thu 11 am - 10 pm, Fri/Sat 11 am - 11 pm, Sun 11 am - 9 pm Locally brewed, grown and owned. We let our passion for real food and exceptional service be our guide. We use local vendors, and amazing employees to create your dining experience.
An unmatched selection of Bourbons and Whiskeys, plus a large selection of Craft Beers, including 24 Taps!
FIREBREW BAR & GRILL, 1253 Nimmo Parkway, Virginia Beach Hours: Mon-Thu 11 am - 10 pm, Fri/Sat 11 am - 11 pm, Sun 11 am - 9 pm Locally owned and managed. Open flame cooking, open kitchen concept, NO-Microwaves or fryers! Our full-service bar provides our guests with a full line of alcoholic drinks, including several local and regional craft beers on draft. Our exclusive self-service wine station allows our guests to “explore, taste, and enjoy” several wines at their own leisure.
Drafts: Blue Mountain Lights Out, Breckenridge Agave Wheat, Devils Backbone Vienna Lager, Foothills Hoppyum IPA, Hardywood Park Great Return, Heritage King’s Mountain, Sam Adams Winter Lager, Smartmouth Cowcatcher Milk Stout, Smartmouth Murphy’s Law Amber Ale, Wild Wolf Blond Hunny Ale, Williamsburg AleWerks Coffeehouse Stout, Young Veterans Pineapple Grenade,
Bottles: Angry Orchard Hard Apple Cider, Blue Moon White, Boulevard Unfiltered Wheat, Corona Extra, Corona Light, Devils Backbone Eight Point IPA, Heineken, Left Hand Milk Stout, O’Connor El Guapo IPA, O’Connor Green Can, Stella Artois, Stone IPA, Yuengling Lager
THE BIER GARDEN, 438 High St., Portsmouth Hours: (Dining) Tue-Thu: 11 am - 9 pm, Fri-Sat: 11 am - 10 pm, Sun: 12-9 pm; (Bar) 7 days a week until 2 am Family owned and operated by the Osfolk family since 1997, The Bier Garden is a German restaurant and bar, combining authentic Bavarian cuisine with a stellar European beer selection and a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Whether you enjoy yourself in one of our two cozy indoor dining rooms, relax on our popular patio, or spend time with friends at the bar you are sure to feel at home. Come in and experience a bit of old world charm and gemutlichkeit with The Bier Garden family.
Garden Tap List: Ayinger Celebrator, Ayinger Jahrhundert, Baladin Al-iksir, Black Sheep Monty Pythons Holy Grail Ale, Einbecker Winterbock, Gaymber Blackthorn, Great Divide Peach Grand Cru, Lindemans Frambiose, Kasteel Triple, Murphy’s Irish Stout, Rodenbach Grand Cru, Schneider Aventinus, Schneider Eisbock, Schneider Original Weisse, Schneider Hopfenweisse, St. Bernardus ABT 12, Stone IPA, Stone Master of Disguise, Van Steenberge Gulden Draak 9000, Spaten Fransiskaner Dunkel Weisse, Weihenstephaner Hefe Dunkel, Youngs Double Chocolate Stout
HAMPTON TAPHOUSE, Downtown, 17 E. Queen’s Way, Hampton Hours: Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am, Sun 10:30 am - 2:00 am The Taphouse, the “Acme of Beer Since 1984”. Long before the micro revolution, the Taphouse was serving up pint after pint of American and world craft brews. Our Hampton location has 37 constantly rotating draught selections and hundreds of bottles to choose from. Belgians are our prides, trappists, abbeys, and other merry monk quaffers will surely entertain. Our food, not pub grub, stands up to any kitchen, anywhere.
On Tap (more Christmas beers than most bars serve beers total): AleWerks Brewing Company Marley’s Lament, Anderson Valley Brewing Company Winter Solstice, Bell’s Brewery, Inc. (Official) Christmas (bottles), Bison Organic Beer Gingerbread Ale, Blue Mountain Barrel House Long Winter’s Nap, Natty Greene’s Brewing Co. Red Nose Winter, New Holland Brewing Co. Cabin Fever, Peak Organic Brewing Winter Session, Port City Brewing Company Tidings, St. Bernardus Brewery Christmas Ale, St George Brewing Co Winter Scotch, Samichlaus Bier, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company Celebration, Shipyard Brewing Company GingerBreadHead, and Stone Brewing Co. Enjoy By 12.26.14.
DoG (Duke of Gloucester) STREET PUB, Merchants’ Square, 401 W Duke of Gloucester St., Williamsburg Hours: Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am, Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am, Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am Williamsburg took the best of England and made it American. Chef David Everett continues the trend with his unique take on the British Gastropub.
Draft List: Cask Ale-Wild Beer Co. Modus Vivendi, Birrificio Del Ducato La Luna Rossa, Birra Del Borgo Perle Ai Porci, Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale, Smartmouth Cowcatcher milk stout, Baladin Super Floreale, Alewerks Marley’s Lament, Bell’s Amber Ale, Kiuchi Hitachino Nest Yuzu Saison, Founders Pale Ale nitro, Devils Backbone Gold Leaf Lager, Bold Rock Virginia Apple, Maine Lunch, Thornbridge Raven, Alewerks Jubilee, OEC Artista Zynergia Solaris, Heavy Seas Greater Pumpkin
This year’s DoG Street Pub Craft Beer Festival Won SILVER in the ‘Best Local Outdoor Beer Festival’ category of the 2014 VEER Golden Tap Awards! And we won GOLD for ‘Best Beer with Outdoor Patio.’ Come visit before it gets cold again!
OCEANS & ALE, at the Prime Outlets, 5601 Richmond Road, Williamsburg Hours: Sun-Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am, Fri/Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am Oceans & Ale is a classic seafood and steakhouse that prides itself on the highest food quality and guest service. We look to challenge the depths of flavor with seasonal menus and our combination of local and world renowned brews.
O&A carries 20 different draft beers on tap! We call 6 of these “The Rotating Taps” and they were designed to constantly evolve giving you the unique ability to try limited releases, seasonals & small batch brews!
Rotating Taps: Sweetwater Hop Hash IPA, Stone Arrogant Bastard, Sweetwater Blue, Bells Winter White Ale, Kona Big Wave Golden Ale, Legend Brown Ale
Draft List: Alewerk’s Shorty Time, Devils Backbone Vienna Lager, Bold Rock Virginia Apple, Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale, Bell’s Two Hearted Ale, Guinness Stout, Bud Light, New Belgium Fat Tire, Widmer Hefeweizen, Yuengling Lager, Budweiser, Land Shark, Shock Top Witbier, Loose Cannon IPA