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.

1AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company3105100
2Founders Barrel Aged CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)1491100
3Maine Beer DinnerMaine Beer Company209100
4St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij4511100
5Cigar City Caffè Americano Double StoutCigar City Brewing (CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective)275100
6Founders KBS Maple Mackinac FudgeFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)101100
7AleSmith IPAAleSmith Brewing Company2393100
8Great Divide Yeti Imperial StoutGreat Divide Brewing Company2792100
9Founders KBS EspressoFounders Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)200100
10Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti BreakEvil Twin Brewing1218100
11Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Brewing1686100
12The Veil Never Never Again AgainThe Veil Brewing Company29100
13Firestone Walker 23 (XXIII Twenty-Three Anniversary Ale)Firestone Walker Brewing (Duvel Moortgat)70100
14Bell's Two Hearted AleBell's Brewery3506100
15Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Barrel AgedGreat Divide Brewing Company415100
16Boréale IPA du Nord-EstBoréale - Brasseurs du Nord90100
17Lagunitas Willettized Coffee StoutLagunitas Brewing Company (Heineken)196100
18Alpine Beer Company Nelson IPAAlpine Beer Company (CA)763100
19Prairie WeekendPrairie Artisan Ales63100
20Brooklyn Black Chocolate StoutBrooklyn Brewery3366100
21Wicked Weed Dark Age Stout (Bourbon Stout)Wicked Weed Brewing (AB InBev)277100
22Evil Twin Even More JCSEvil Twin Brewing181100
23Captain Lawrence Rosso e MarroneCaptain Lawrence Brewing Company392100
24Avery The Maharaja Imperial India Pale AleAvery Brewing Company (Mahou San Miguel)207799
25Allagash Pick Your OwnAllagash Brewing Company7099


1The Veil Never Never Again AgainThe Veil Brewing Company29100
2AleWerks Bitter ValentineAleWerks Brewing Company178100
3Hardywood Foolery - Bourbon BarrelHardywood Park Craft Brewery55100
4The Veil Sleeping Forever (Bourbon Barrel)The Veil Brewing Company57100
5The Veil Never Never Gonnagetit GonnagetitThe Veil Brewing Company1599
6Hardywood Kentucky Christmas Morning - Bourbon BarrelHardywood Park Craft Brewery8499
7AleWerks Cafe RoyaleAleWerks Brewing Company25899
8The Veil Eternal SlumberThe Veil Brewing Company2099
9The Veil whiteferrariThe Veil Brewing Company6299
10Hardywood Gingerbread Stout (GBS) - Rum BarrelHardywood Park Craft Brewery3199
11Hardywood Gingerbread Stout (GBS) - Apple Brandy BarrelHardywood Park Craft Brewery4099
12Sweetwater Tavern High Desert Imperial StoutSweetwater Tavern (Great American Restaurants)10199
13Lickinghole Creek Great CommanderLickinghole Creek Craft Brewery2199
14Hardywood Trickery - Apple Brandy BarrelHardywood Park Craft Brewery6099
15Aslin Double Orange StarfishAslin Beer Company8099
16The Veil We We Ded DedThe Veil Brewing Company1399
17The Veil Sleeping Forever (Apple Brandy Barrel)The Veil Brewing Company1899
18Aslin Juan de BolasAslin Beer Company1799
19Aslin No BakeAslin Beer Company2499
20Sweetwater Tavern High Desert Imperial Stout (Barrel Aged)Sweetwater Tavern (Great American Restaurants)2999
21Hardywood Christmas MorningHardywood Park Craft Brewery10799
22Hardywood Gingerbread Stout (GBS) - Bourbon BarrelHardywood Park Craft Brewery17799
23Aslin Cocoa Mapalm 15%Aslin Beer Company1999
24The Veil Never Never Forever ForeverThe Veil Brewing Company4999
25The Veil Dirt NapThe Veil Brewing Company8399

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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