The Roanoke and New River Valley's in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains are quickly developing into popular locations for craft breweries.
The plentiful supply of top-quality water combined with the beautiful landscape and unique culture that exists in the region makes Virginia's Blue Ridge a natural choice for many beer companies.
Bull & Bones Brewhaus & Grill
Located in the First & Main Shopping District on South Main Street in Blacksburg, Bull & Bones Brewhaus & Grill is a brewpub with both an upscale dining room and a separate sports bar with a casual dining area. All beers are crafted onsite and many of their unique names are inspired by the local Hokie-crazed culture.
Big Lick Brewing Company
Big Lick Brewing Company is Roanoke’s only Nano brewery and taproom. After their beer leaves the boil kettle, it’s straight to fermentation, racked to serving tanks and cold conditioned, then to your glass. No filtering or finings.
Chaos Mountain Brewing
Chaos Mountain Brewing, where Chaos is Brewing. They're located in the beautiful blue ridge mountains of southwest Virginia, in Franklin County, near the Town of Rocky Mount. They are dedicated to producing the best possible beer, from the best possible ingredients.
Flying Mouse Brewery
Focused on the experience and enjoyment of craft beer as part of an active outdoor lifestyle, whether it be a cold draft after a long hike or a pint over conversation at dinner after a day of cycling, Flying Mouse is the best local beer around. Join us in celebrating Virginia’s spirit of invention and the thirst for adventure. Flying Mouse is also part of the Virginia's Blue Ridge Beer Loop and the Roanoke Craft Beer Tours.
Lefty's Right Mind Brewing Company
Lefty’s Main Street Grille in Blacksburg features thier own in-house brewery, Right Mind Brewing Company. Head Brewer Evan Graham makes Lefty’s Right Mind Brewing Company a delicious reality. While they anticipate repeating seasonal and fan favorite beers throughout the year, it is thier primary mission to make ever-changing, honest beers that represent all that is great about craft beers. They hope to create beer that compliments thier fresh, creative and tasty food.
Parkway Brewing Company
Parkway Brewing Company is a 30 barrel manufacturing facility producing distinctive craft beers for the discriminating beer enthusiast. Located just off Interstate 81 at Exit 141 in Salem, Virginia, Parkway includes a Tasting Room and beer garden featuring live music and food trucks Thursdays through Saturdays.
Rising Silo Brewery
Rising Silo Brewery is a truly unique movement for Blacksburg, and now Southwest Virginia's only farm brewery. Here you can pick up fresh veggies, dairy and meat raised on-site through Glade Road Growing and other friends of the farm, fill your growler or enjoy a pint on draft, take a walkabout the farm to bask in the beauty of the New River Valley, spark conversation or just relax in the company of friends old and new.
The River Company
Located in Fairlawn, The River Company operates a 10-barrel, direct-fired Diversified Metal Engineering brew system. At any one time, The River Company offers up to eight draft beers, which include year-round offerings and any special beers that the brewer dreams up. An upscale restaurant accompanies the brewery.
Soaring Ridge Craft Brewery
Specially, locally made craft beer at their brewery in downtown Roanoke, Virginia. At Soaring Ridge, their famous Brewmaster offers unique twists on ingredients and develops new styles of brew that have no precedent.
Did You Know?
Attimo Winery, located in Christiansburg, Virginia, won a "Double Gold and Best in Class" for their Sonnet 98, a 2010 Vidal Blanc, in the 2011 International Eastern Wine Competition.