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Welcome


Taproom + Beer Garden

Hours
Monday | closed
Tuesday - Thursday | 4 - 9 p.m.
Friday | 3 - 10 p.m.
Saturday | Noon - 10 p.m.
Sunday | 1 - 8 p.m.

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Welcome


Taproom + Beer Garden

Hours
Monday | closed
Tuesday - Thursday | 4 - 9 p.m.
Friday | 3 - 10 p.m.
Saturday | Noon - 10 p.m.
Sunday | 1 - 8 p.m.

Upcoming Events

Swine & Brine

Saturday, April 27
12-6pm

Swine & Brine is returning for a fifth annual celebration of pork, seafood, and of course, beer! Join us on Saturday, April 27 for a local food feast, with a focus on oysters, pork dishes, and homemade sides, along with beer, cider, and prosecco.

Local restaurant lineup:

We’ll have our full lineup of Ardent beers on tap, as well as Blue Bee cider and Zardetto Prosecco.

  • Highpoint DIPA

  • Pilsner

  • Defenestrator

  • IPA X

  • DDH IPA X

  • Saison

  • Earl Grey Brown Ale

  • Honey Ginger

  • IPA 14

  • Dark Rye

  • Dunkel

  • Pithy in Pink

  • Pink Boots IPA

  • Kōyō

  • Blue Bee cider - Mill Race Bramble

  • Blue Bee cider - Rocky Ridge Reserve

  • Zardetoo prosecco

Soda, water, juice, and iced coffee will also be available.

Because of the special event license required to serve outside alcohol, no to-go sales will be available during Swine & Brine, to include bottles, cans, growler or crowler fills. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but we hope you’re able to visit us on Friday or Sunday to stock your fridge!

Swine & Brine is open to the public, free to enter, family friendly, rain or shine! Leashed, well-behaved dogs are welcome on the patio, but pets are not permitted inside the taproom.

Food and drink tickets will be available for purchase by cash or card for $6 each. One ticket can be exchanged for one beverage or food item. (Some larger dishes may cost two tickets.)

Interested in volunteering? Sign up now and you'll get an exclusive custom T-shirt, free food, and extra tickets to use how you'd like.

All oyster shells are being recycled through VCU's Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program in support of Chesapeake Bay restoration, building oyster sanctuaries.

Parking may be limited throughout Scott’s Addition, so consider planning alternate transportation, and please don’t drink and drive!

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The Beers


The Beers


Now on Tap

Ardent Pilsner

Bronze medal winner: 2018 Great American Beer Festival

Ardent Pilsner is a golden straw, clear pilsner with classic lager aroma that is clean and bready, with light grassiness from 100% Hallertauer mittelfrüh noble hops. Medium body and high carbonation accentuate the soft bitterness, malty sweetness and mild fruitiness. Ardent Pilsner is a crisp, refreshing German-style pils that finishes dry and clean with a creamy, long-lasting head that leaves rich lacing. #neverstoplagering

dark rye

Dark Rye is an American imperial stout, deep black with a long-lasting tan head. A rye spiciness balanced by roasted notes comes forward in both aroma and flavor. Dark Rye is full-bodied with a dry chocolaty finish.

pithy in pink

Pithy in Pink is a white IPA brewed with grapefruit and coriander. Dry hopped primarily with Loral, and rounded out with a blend of Glacier, Mosaic, Simcoe and Sabro, Pithy in Pink has a big citrus aroma and earthy, herbal flavor. Grapefruit and coriander flavors complement the light body and low ABV in this sessionable, anytime IPA.

defenestrator

Defenestrator is a ruby brown doppelbock with a malty aroma and mild fruity notes. The clean, full-bodied mouthfeel complements the nutty flavor with malty, bready sweetness that finishes crisp for an easy-drinking, mellow doppelbock. #neverstoplagering

IPA X

IPA X is dry hopped with Citra and Mosaic hops, a classic combination that provides big citrus and tropical fruit notes in both aroma and flavor. This juicy beer pours a cloudy, deep golden color, with super low bitterness and a silky soft mouthfeel.

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On the Shelves


Find Our Flagship Beers and Seasonal Releases Across Richmond

On the Shelves


Find Our Flagship Beers and Seasonal Releases Across Richmond

Featured Four-Pack

ipa x [4 x 16 oz. cans]

IPA X is dry hopped with Citra and Mosaic hops, a classic combination that provides big citrus and tropical fruit notes in both aroma and flavor. This juicy beer pours a cloudy, deep golden color, with super low bitterness and a silky soft mouthfeel.

Looking for one of our specialty brews? Our seasonal and specialty releases are available on a rotating basis in four-packs of 12 oz. bottles and 16 oz. cans, available in the taproom and select stores.


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