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RateBeer's Guide to the Best Beer in Virginia, USA

The following are the regional highlights -- best beers available here, best beers brewed here, events and local RateBeerian info -- for Virginia, USA. This site is interactive, so we encourage you to take part in the rating, addition and correction of the site.



These are the best beers you can find in this region's stores and restaurants based on the availability information provided by RateBeerians in this area. A beer has to have 5 or more ratings to be listed here.
1Rochefort Trappistes 10Brasserie Rochefort4506100
2Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout - Double Barrel AgedCigar City Brewing206100
3Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)2523100
4Bells Expedition StoutBells Brewery2752100
5Bells Black Note StoutBells Brewery768100
6Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company1849100
7Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing Company291899.9
8Dieu du Ciel Péché Mortel Dieu du Ciel193499.9
9Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - CoffeeGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)82399.9
10Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company299099.9
11North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy BarrelNorth Coast Brewing Company34799.9
12St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij385899.9
13Firestone Walker ParabolaFirestone Walker Brewing Co.94299.9
14Bells HopslamBells Brewery262499.9
15Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Oak Aged Great Divide Brewing Company219899.9
16North Coast Old Rasputin Anniversary Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout North Coast Brewing Company101099.9
17Hoppin Frog BORIS The CrusherHoppin’ Frog Brewery141699.9
18Mikkeller Beer Geek BreakfastMikkeller208899.9
19Rochefort Trappistes 8Brasserie Rochefort318799.9
20Founders Imperial StoutFounders Brewing Company172499.9
21Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Brewing49099.9
22Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing Company136899.9
23Goose Island Bourbon County BarleywineGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)51199.9
24Great Divide Yeti Imperial StoutGreat Divide Brewing Company237299.9
25Avery Uncle Jacob’s StoutAvery Brewing Company31399.9


These are the best beers, as rated by RateBeerians everywhere, that are brewed by the brewers of this area. A beer has to have 5 or more ratings to be listed here.
1AleWerks Bitter ValentineAleWerks Brewing Company15099.7
2AleWerks Cafe RoyaleAleWerks Brewing Company21999.5
3Sweetwater Tavern High Desert Imperial StoutSweetwater Tavern (Great American Restaurants)10099.4
4AleWerks Brewmasters Reserve Bourbon Barrel PorterAleWerks Brewing Company22499
5Sweetwater Tavern Barrel Aged High Desert Imperial StoutSweetwater Tavern (Great American Restaurants)2898.8
6Hardywood Gingerbread StoutHardywood Park Craft Brewery14798.6
7Hardywood Bourbon GBS (Gingerbread Stout)Hardywood Park Craft Brewery6498.4
8Blue Mountain Dark HollowBlue Mountain Brewery32898.2
9Legend Imperial IPALegend Brewing Company13598.1
10AleWerks Brewmasters Reserve Rapadou PorterAleWerks Brewing Company12098
11St. George Russian Imperial StoutSt. George Brewing Company15097.6
12Legend Imperial StoutLegend Brewing Company12097.4
13AleWerks Pumpkin AleAleWerks Brewing Company12896.8
14Blue Mountain Dark Hollow Chocolate & Coffee AgedBlue Mountain Brewery9496.6
15AleWerks Coffeehouse StoutAleWerks Brewing Company17796.3
16Capitol City FuelCapitol City Brewing Company9496.3
17Devils Backbone Danzig Baltic PorterDevils Backbone Brewing Company3195.6
18New River Pale AleLost Rhino Brewing Company30695.6
19AleWerks Brewmasters Reserve Grand Illumination AleAleWerks Brewing Company18795.1
20Beach Brewing BlackfinBeach Brewing Company3694.8
21Mad Fox Orange Whip IPAMad Fox Brewing Company3294.7
22Beach Brewing Devil’s Take (Virginia Gentleman)Beach Brewing Company2094.5
23Three Brothers ResoluteThree Brothers Brewing Company2494.3
24Legend Barleywine (2009 and later)Legend Brewing Company4894.3
25Mad Fox Batch 100 Strong Black AleMad Fox Brewing Company1394.3

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 DrakeFree Union 8980
TheBeerGod TheBeerGodNewport News 5329
 radagast83Fairfax 5026


Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
  Event  City  Date 
Rustico Alexandria’s 8th Annual Festivus Celebration: 20 Winter Drafts + a Slew of Cool Glassware!   Alexandria  12/18/2014 
BEER, BOURBON & BBQ Festival    Richmond   5/30/2015 
BEER, BOURBON & BBQ Festival    Tysons   9/19/2015 
Richmond ?? Gathering   Glen Allen  2/22/2020 

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
  Place  City  Phone 
The Birch   Norfolk  () (757) 962-5400 
Grape And Gourmet   Virginia Beach  (757) 757 486-9463 
Wild Run Brewing Company   Stafford  () 540 659-3447 
Bon Vivant Market - Smithfield   Smithfield  (757) 757 365-0932 
Mekong Restaurant   Richmond  (804) 804 288-8929 

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