The RateBeer 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.

1Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)2995100
2Founders Barrel Aged CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)1429100
3Funky Buddha Morning WoodFunky Buddha Brewery (Constellation Brands)211100
4Bell's Bourbon Barrel-Aged Expedition StoutBell's Brewery167100
5Bell's HopslamBell's Brewery2694100
6Stone Imperial Russian Stout - Bourbon BarrelStone Brewing496100
7Firestone Walker ParabolaFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel-Moortgat)1225100
8Deschutes The AbyssDeschutes Brewery1705100
9Prairie Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales1286100
10Prairie Pirate Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales536100
11Maine Beer DinnerMaine Beer Company203100
12Funky Buddha Last Buffalo in the ParkFunky Buddha Brewery (Constellation Brands)188100
13Oskar Blues Ten FIDY - Bourbon Barrel AgedOskar Blues Brewery (CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective)531100
14Epic Big Bad BaptistaEpic Brewing Company (UT/CO)242100
15St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij4468100
16Oskar Blues Ten FIDYOskar Blues Brewery (CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective)2611100
17Tree House JuliusTree House Brewing Company413100
18Cigar City Caffè Americano Double StoutCigar City Brewing (CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective)252100
19Firestone Walker SucabaFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel-Moortgat)968100
20Perennial AbraxasPerennial Artisan Ales568100
21Prairie Birthday Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales448100
22Struise Pannepot Special Reserva (Bordeaux B.A.)De Struise Brouwers105100
23Prairie Birthday Bomb! - Barrel AgedPrairie Artisan Ales54100
24Funky Buddha Maple Bacon Coffee PorterFunky Buddha Brewery (Constellation Brands)392100
25Firestone Walker Stickee MonkeeFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel-Moortgat)525100


1The Veil Never Never Again AgainThe Veil Brewing Company28100
2AleWerks Bitter ValentineAleWerks Brewing Company178100
3Hardywood Foolery (Bourbon Barrel)Hardywood Park Craft Brewery55100
4The Veil Sleeping Forever (Bourbon Barrel)The Veil Brewing Company53100
5The Veil Never Never Gonnagetit GonnagetitThe Veil Brewing Company1599
6Hardywood Kentucky Christmas Morning (Bourbon Barrel)Hardywood Park Craft Brewery7999
7The Veil whiteferrariThe Veil Brewing Company6299
8AleWerks Cafe RoyaleAleWerks Brewing Company25899
9Hardywood GBS [Gingerbread Stout] (Rum Barrel)Hardywood Park Craft Brewery3199
10Hardywood GBS [Gingerbread Stout] (Apple Brandy Barrel)Hardywood Park Craft Brewery4099
11Sweetwater Tavern High Desert Imperial StoutSweetwater Tavern (Great American Restaurants)10199
12Aslin Double Orange StarfishAslin Beer Company7599
13Hardywood Trickery (Apple Brandy Barrel)Hardywood Park Craft Brewery5899
14Lickinghole Creek Great CommanderLickinghole Creek Craft Brewery2099
15The Veil Sleeping Forever (Apple Brandy Barrel)The Veil Brewing Company1799
16The Veil We We Ded DedThe Veil Brewing Company1399
17Hardywood Christmas MorningHardywood Park Craft Brewery9799
18Sweetwater Tavern High Desert Imperial Stout (Barrel Aged)Sweetwater Tavern (Great American Restaurants)2999
19Aslin Cocoa Mapalm 15%Aslin Beer Company1899
20Hardywood GBS [Gingerbread Stout] (Bourbon Barrel)Hardywood Park Craft Brewery17399
21The Veil Never Never Forever ForeverThe Veil Brewing Company4799
22Aslin Juan de BolasAslin Beer Company1499
23Aslin No BakeAslin Beer Company2399
24Hardywood Raspberry Stout (Bourbon Barrel, Vanilla Beans)Hardywood Park Craft Brewery3999
25The Veil Dirt NapThe Veil Brewing Company7999

Local Users


Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
Alexandria: The Graft & Crooked Run Monkey Business Release Party!
Alexandria 2/27/2020
Alexandria: Rustico Celebrates Orval Day 2020
Alexandria 3/21/2020
Ballston: Rustico Celebrates Orval Day 2020
Arlington 3/21/2020
B Side Celebrates Orval Day 2020
Fairfax 3/21/2020

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
The Birch
Norfolk () (757) 962-5400
Wild Run Brewing Company
Stafford () 540 659-3447
Bon Vivant Market - Smithfield
Smithfield (757) 757 365-0932
Y-not Italian - Greenbrier
Chesapeake () 757 382-9111
Great Valley Farm Brewery
Natural Bridge () 540 521 6163