Virginia is a great place to visit all year long thanks to the rich history that the state has to offer. It doesn’t matter if you plan on visiting Berry Hill or Fort Monroe, there is always something to see and do in Virginia.
For those people who love drinking beer, you could just grab a Bud. But Virginia is an excellent place to visit because there are dozens of breweries and microbreweries in the state that offer hours of beer drinking enjoyment for the casual beer fan or beer connoisseur.
The best brewery to visit while vacationing or passing through Charlottesville is Star Hill Brewery. This brewery was started by Mark Thompson, a master brewer who learned the art of craft brewing from other master brewers and then he decided to go out on his own and open up Star Hill in the mid 1990’s to satisfy the growing demand for craft breweries and just overall good beer. Since it was launched, Star Hill has become a favorite destination of beer lovers in Charlottesville and people from all over Virginia who don’t want to miss out on a great beer destination.
Another great destination for beer lovers who are “in the know” is Blue and Gray Brewing Company. This brewery features four awesome beers: Falmouth American Pal Ale, Fred Red Ale, Blue and Gray Classic Lager and Stonewall Stout. This brewer offers free tastings during the week and also a delicious menu items that compliment all of the beers that are on tap.
Named after the famous third century Roman solider, St. George brewery offers a variety of beers like: Golden Ale, English IPA, Porter, Nut Brown Ale, Pilsner, Spring Lager and Summer Ale. St. George offers delicious beer for excellent prices. This brewery should be a must visit destination for any beer lover.
One of the great destinations for tasting a new beer or stopping for a bite to eat is Hops Grill Brewery. This brewery offers great beers on tap like Lighting Bold Gold, Alligator Ale and Clearwater light. Besides great beer, they also offer excellent food and a great environment for hanging out with family and friends.