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Breweries, Cideries, Distilleriesin charlottesville

Breweries, Cideries, Distilleries

Charlottesville is one of the premier destinations to experience the best the craft beer world has to offer. Whether you follow the “Ale Trail” of local downtown breweries all within walking distance, or venture out to Nelson County’s “Brew Ridge Trail”, (Virginia’s original beer trail) to sip beer by the Rockfish River, you will find endless craft beverage options each with their own unique setting, food options, and events.

WildManDan Brewery

WildManDan Brewery

540-798-8829
279 Avon Rd, Afton, VA, 22920
https://www.wmdb3.com
Hazy Mountain Vineyards & Brewery

Hazy Mountain Vineyards & Brewery

Our ambition is to produce wines that let our vineyards speak for themselves, showing what their soil has.
15403022529
8736 Dick Woods Rd, Afton, VA 22920
https://www.hazy-mountain.com/
South Street Brewery

South Street Brewery

(434) 293-6550
106 South Street West, Charlottesville, VA 22902
https://www.southstreetbrewery.com/
North American Sake Brewery

North American Sake Brewery

(434) 767-8105
522 2nd St SE unit e, Charlottesville, VA 22902
https://www.pourmeone.com/
Patch Brewing Company

Patch Brewing Company

Located along Route 231, Patch transformed an old VFW into an oasis for craft beer and community gatherings.
(540) 466-8536
10271 Gordon Ave, Gordonsville, VA 22942
https://www.patchbrewingco.com/
Mount Ida Tasting Room + Taphouse

Mount Ida Tasting Room + Taphouse

The vineyards at Mount Ida Reserve span 27 acres between our High Ridge vineyard just over the hill from the Tasting Room to the north and Bell Mount vineyard overlooking historic Mount Ida Manor.
(434) 286-4282
5600 Moonlight Dr, Scottsville, VA 24590
https://mountidareserve.com/wine/
Three Notch'd Brewery

Three Notch'd Brewery

One of Charlottesville’s most well known breweries, Three Notch’d started out in their humble tasting room on Preston Ave, and has since branched out to multiple Virginia locations. 
434-956-3141
520 2ND ST SE CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA 22902
https://threenotchdbrewing.com/
Random Row

Random Row

Come for the locally brewed craft beer, wood-fired pizza, and weekly community events including a Run Club, Charity Bingo, and Trivia Night.
(434) 284-8466
608 Preston Ave. Charlottesville, VA 22903
https://randomrow.com
Starr Hill Downtown

Starr Hill Downtown

Starr Hill is one of Charlottesville’s first craft breweries, born in 1999 and still going strong as they’ve expanded to six taproom locations in Virginia.
434.823.5671
946 GRADY AVE CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA 22903
https://starrhill.com
Rockfish Brewery

Rockfish Brewery

Rockfish has two great locations downtown, one on Preston Ave and one on the downtown mall just blocks away.
(434) 566-0969
201 West Main St. Charlottesville, VA 22902
https://www.rockfishbrewcompany.com
Charlottesville Ale Trail

Charlottesville Ale Trail

Tour the Ale Trail, a collection of craft breweries, cideries, and distilleries in and around Charlottesville, Virginia. Check off locations on your digital "passport" for bragging rights and an Ale Trail gift!