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.

1Rochefort Trappistes 10Brasserie Rochefort5128100
2Bell’s Expedition StoutBell’s Brewery3127100
3AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company2857100
4Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company2412100
5Bell’s Black Note StoutBell’s Brewery899100
6Deschutes The AbyssDeschutes Brewery1632100
7AleSmith Speedway Stout - Vietnamese CoffeeAleSmith Brewing Company468100
8AleSmith Speedway Stout - HawaiianAleSmith Brewing Company297100
9Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company3435100
10North Coast Old Rasputin (Bourbon Barrel)North Coast Brewing Company1124100
11Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Espresso Oak Aged Great Divide Brewing Company1369100
12Avery Uncle Jacob’s StoutAvery Brewing Company522100
13Goose Island Bourbon County BarleywineGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)663100
14Oskar Blues Ten FIDY - Barrel AgedOskar Blues Brewery158100
15Rodenbach AlexanderBrouwerij Rodenbach (Palm)586100
16Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break - Bourbon BarrelEvil Twin Brewing181100
17Omnipollo Noa Pecan Mud Cake Omnipollo429100
18Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti BreakEvil Twin Brewing888100
19Rochefort Trappistes 8Brasserie Rochefort3675100
20Founders Imperial StoutFounders Brewing Company2092100
21Rodenbach Caractère RougeBrouwerij Rodenbach (Palm)753100
22Dogfish Head World Wide Stout 2001/2003-Present (18%)Dogfish Head Brewery2216100
23Great Divide Yeti Imperial StoutGreat Divide Brewing Company2648100
24Avery Barrel-Aged Series 36 - CallipygianAvery Brewing Company63100
25North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company4170100


1AleWerks Bitter ValentineAleWerks Brewing Company171100
2Hardywood FooleryHardywood Park Craft Brewery37100
3AleWerks Cafe RoyaleAleWerks Brewing Company24799
4Hardywood Kentucky Christmas MorningHardywood Park Craft Brewery3799
5Sweetwater Tavern High Desert Imperial StoutSweetwater Tavern (Great American Restaurants)10199
6AleWerks Secret AdmirerAleWerks Brewing Company3399
7Hardywood TrickeryHardywood Park Craft Brewery4299
8Hardywood Christmas MorningHardywood Park Craft Brewery3999
9Three Notch’d Biggie S’mores Imperial Stout Three Notch’d Brewing Company2699
10Lickinghole Creek Supreme LeaderLickinghole Creek Craft Brewery3299
11Hardywood Bourbon GBS (Gingerbread Stout)Hardywood Park Craft Brewery13299
12AleWerks Brewmasters Reserve Bourbon Barrel PorterAleWerks Brewing Company25199
13Lickinghole Creek Great CommanderLickinghole Creek Craft Brewery1399
14Sweetwater Tavern Barrel Aged High Desert Imperial StoutSweetwater Tavern (Great American Restaurants)2899
15Hardywood Gingerbread StoutHardywood Park Craft Brewery24999
16Hardywood Bourbon Barrel Raspberry Stout With Vanilla BeansHardywood Park Craft Brewery2999
17Devils Backbone / Wicked Weed Seven SummitsDevils Backbone Brewing Company (AB InBev)2798
18Hardywood Rum Barrel GBSHardywood Park Craft Brewery1098
19The Veil Crucial Taunt Double IPAThe Veil Brewing Company3098
20Legend Imperial IPALegend Brewing Company13598
21Stone (Richmond) Enjoy By IPA Unfiltered - Virginia Brewery Prototype Stone Brewing Co. (Richmond)2398
22The Veil Master Master Shredder ShredderThe Veil Brewing Company1898
23Aslin Master of KarateAslin Beer Company1598
24Mad Fox Batch 100 Strong Black AleMad Fox Brewing Company1598
25Lickinghole Creek Heir ApparentLickinghole Creek Craft Brewery3598

Local Users


Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
The Tröegs Nugget Nectar First Squeeze
Washington 1/25/2017
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.
The Birch
Norfolk () (757) 962-5400
Grape And Gourmet
Virginia Beach (757) 757 486-9463
Bon Vivant Market - Smithfield
Smithfield (757) 757 365-0932
Wild Run Brewing Company
Stafford () 540 659-3447
Mekong Restaurant
Richmond (804) 804 288-8929