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3/9/22

7 Breweries to Explore in Downtown Richmond

Find Your Perfect Brew in Downtown RVA

Enjoy a cider, saison or stout from one of downtown's breweries and find out why Richmond is one of the best cities for beer!

7 Breweries to Explore in Downtown Richmond

1. Basic City Beer Co.

212 W. 6th Street

Try This Brew: The Hornig - This brew is a honey-hued, Vienna-style lager sure to please.

Neighborhood: Manchester

Hours: Tuesday thru Friday, 3-9PM; Saturday, 12-9PM; Sunday, 12-8PM (Closed Mondays)

Find more information about Basic City Beer Co. here!
7 Breweries to Explore in Downtown Richmond

2. Benchtop Brewing (Coming Soon)

434 Hull Street (within The Current)

Try This Brew: Why The Gong Face - This double NE IPA is brewed with Galaxy and Mosaic hops and fermented with Benchtop's house Norwegian kviek yeast.

Neighborhood: Manchester

Hours: Coming Soon

Find more information about Benchtop here!
7 Breweries to Explore in Downtown Richmond

3. Bryant's Cider

2114 E. Main Street

Try This Brew: Unicorn Fuel - This brut cider with rose hips and hibiscus is a cult favorite!

Neighborhood: Shockoe Bottom

Hours: Monday and Tuesday, 4-10PM; Wednesday and Thursday, 2-8PM; Friday and Saturday, 12-10PM; Sunday, 12-6PM

Find more information about Bryant's Cider here!
7 Breweries to Explore in Downtown Richmond

4. Legend Brewing Co.

321 W. 7th Street

Try This Brew: Legend Brown Ale - Legend's most popular beer, the Brown Ale is a full-bodied version of an American Brown Ale with a rich, malt-forward brew and a beautiful mahogany tone.

Neighborhood: Manchester

Hours: Monday thru Saturday, 11:30AM-10PM; Sunday 11AM-8PM

Find more information about Legend Brewing here!
7 Breweries to Explore in Downtown Richmond

5. Richbrau Brewing

5 S. 20th Street

Try This Brew: Psychic Horse IPA - Richbrau's flagship Hazy Citra IPA features hints of citrus, tangerine and pineapple with very low bitterness.

Neighborhood: Shockoe Bottom

Hours: Monday thru Thursday, 4-10PM; Friday, 3PM-12AM; Saturday, 12PM-12AM; Sunday, 12-8PM (Closed Tuesdays)

Find more information about Richbrau here!
7 Breweries to Explore in Downtown Richmond

6. Stone Brewing

4300 Williamsburg Avenue

Try This Brew: Stone IPA - One of the most well-respected and best-selling IPAs in the country, this golden beauty explodes with tropical, citrusy, piney hop flavors and aromas, all perfectly balanced by a subtle malt character.

Neighborhood: Rocketts Landing

Hours: Monday thru Thursday, 2-9PM; Friday thru Sunday, 12-9PM

Find more information about Stone Brewing here!
7 Breweries to Explore in Downtown Richmond

7. Triple Crossing Beer - Downtown & Fulton

113 S. Foushee Street & 5203 Hatcher Street

Try This Brew: West Coast Falcon Smash IPA - Brewed with the same North American 2 Row and Malted Wheat grist ratio, both kettle and dry hopped identically to the original, but fermented with the most classic of all American Ale strains for a much cleaner, crisper and dryer bird of prey. You'll taste notes of crushed sweet orange, deep grapefruit rind and sweet sticky pine resin.

Neighborhood: Monroe Ward & Rocketts Landing

Hours: Monday thru Saturday, 12-10PM and Sunday, 12-8PM

Find more information about Triple Crossing here!

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