Celebrate Virginia Craft Beer Month with some of the best craft beer experiences in Virginia's Blue Ridge!
Virginia's Blue Ridge is now open in the Phase Three stage of the Commonwealth's Forward Virginia plan. Learn more about the program and what it means for various types of businesses & experiences in the region with our Phase Three Guidelines page. Phase Three >
Spend your next beercation enjoying the great beer from the craft breweries in Virginia’s Blue Ridge.
The high-quality water found in the Blue Ridge Mountains and the passionate craft culture has helped put the region on the map as a destination for craft beer lovers.
Virginia’s Blue Ridge has a rich blend of brewery experiences, ranging from the small-scale microbreweries to the local companies that are establishing a reputation throughout the Mid-Atlantic. We’ve also attracted major breweries from the West Coast as the home to their East Coast distribution centers.
With over 1,000 miles of trails for outdoor recreation, a stop at a craft brewery is the perfect next stop following your time hiking, biking, and paddling. Fortunately, there are breweries located throughout the region that are convenient to the trails and blueways.
Whether you’re a fan of hoppy IPAs, refreshing lagers, European style wheat ales, lip-puckering sours, or a hearty stout, it’s all on tap in Virginia’s Blue Ridge.
If you visit a local brewery and post about it on social media, don't forget to tag us by using the #VBRcheers hashtag!
There are also a variety of special events regularly on the calendar at our breweries, including weekly trivia nights, live music, beer festivals, and more. Be sure to check the calendar for more information >
Each local brewery is part of the Virginia’s Blue Ridge Cheers Trail, a craft beverage trail featuring our breweries, wineries, and spirits producers. Sign up for the Cheers Trail Passport Program to receive exclusive special offers and have the opportunity to win awesome prizes! You can also text 'Cheers' to (540) 253-4311 to have the passport delivered directly to your mobile device! Learn more >
Plan your next trip with our Cheers Trail Weekend Itinerary >
Virginia's Blue Ridge Hop-On Hop-Off Brewery Tour is the perfect way to check out multiple breweries in Virginia’s Blue Ridge! Presented by Tour Roanoke, this hop-on hop-off experience provides shuttle service for you and all your friends to check out three local breweries.